SOCIAL:
Put aside political affiliation - Julius Debrah tells journalists
Sunday, June 01 2014

The outgoing Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Julius Debrah, has asked journalists in the region to put aside their relationship with political leaders, especially those in the ruling National Democratic Congress, and boldly criticise them if they go wrong.

STMA:
Traditional councils must collaborate with MMDAs
Sunday, June 01 2014

The Paramount Chief of Essikado Traditional Area in the Western Region, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, has observed that the challenges facing assemblies resulting in the slow pace of development is as a result of the lack of collaboration with the traditional councils.

HEALTH:
More doctors for Upper West
Sunday, June 01 2014

There is relief in the Upper West Region as the health sector prepares to welcome nine medical doctors who have accepted postings to serve in the region.

KWAHU N:
Assembly generates less revenue
Monday, June 02 2014

The Kwahu Afram Plains North District Assembly could only raise  Gh¢600.00 a week from its internally generated sources which is woefully inadequate to run the administration of the assembly due to the high poverty rate among the people in the district.

SOCIAL:
Mahama makes further changes in gov’t
Monday, June 02 2014

President John Mahama has announced further changes in his administration with the nomination of Mr. Acquinas Quansah, Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture as Minister for the Central Region.

AKWAPIM S:
Aburi gardens will be preserved – Local Gov’t Ministry
Monday, June 02 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has pledged to preserve the ecology of the Aburi Botanical Gardens in the Eastern Region.

TALENSI:
Assembly camps students ahead of BECE
Monday, June 02 2014

About two thousand final year students due for Basic Education Certificate Examination in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region are in camp for the next two weeks until they commence final exams.

AGONA W:
Renovation of Agona Nyakrom Methodist B Basic School in progress
Monday, June 02 2014

A sound environment is very important for teaching and learning. But this was not the case for students of Agona Nyakrom Methodist B Junior High School.

KWAHU W:
Kwahu Aweregya basic school expansion on course
Monday, June 02 2014

The Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw’s support expansion work on a three unit classroom block for Kwahu Aweregya basic school is progressing steadily.

JUABOSO:
Anti-smuggling team intercepts 91 bags of cocoa bean
Monday, June 02 2014

Ninety-one bags of cocoa beans being smuggled into Ivory Coast have been intercepted by the Anti-smuggling team in the Juaboso District in the Western Region.

KPONE:
Oyibi Chief urges his people to stay united
Monday, June 02 2014

Nii Borlabi Kukubi Okanshan VI, Chief of Oyibi, has called on the people to demonstrate a high level of tolerance to ensure that there is always peace in the town.

ENERGY:
Power crisis to worsen as Bui reduces power production
Monday, June 02 2014

The ongoing power crisis is set to worsen as the Bui Power Authority (BPA) has announced a reduction in its current generation capacity.

GA WEST:
Amasaman gets Circuit Court
Tuesday, June 03 2014

In a bid to enhance the delivery of justice within the area, a Circuit Court has been inaugurated at Amasaman, the capital of the Ga West Municipality.

GA EAST:
50 evicted from their homes at Taifa
Tuesday, June 03 2014

More than 50 people have been rendered homeless for the past five days following an eviction exercise at six houses at Taifa in Accra.

TANO N:
MDCEs urged to prioritise health needs
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Mr Justice Samuel Adjei, Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister,  has appealed to Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs), to prioritise health needs for enhancement of health care delivery in the country.

AMA:
Assemblymen visit US for collaborative research
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Twenty assemblymen of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), have left for the South Carolina, City of Columbia in the United States (US) to undertake a collaborative exchange research programme.

KWAHU E:
Nana Antwi Siaw appointed DCE
Tuesday, June 03 2014

After several months without a substantive District Chief Executive, the Kwahu East may soon have a new chief Executive following the appointment of Nana Antwi Siaw (aka Hayford Quaye) by President John Dramani Mahama.

HO:
NADMO pulls down illegal structures
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Some unauthorised structures identified as being waterways and crossroads within the Ho Municipality have been declared unauthorised and pulled down by the regional office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO).

WA:
Wicked cultural practices put girls at risk of exploitation
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Wicked cultural practices are putting many girls in rural communities at serious risk of being sexually exploited or forced into early marriages.

EJISU:
Juaben Gov’t Hospital gets emergency block
Tuesday, June 03 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu-Juaben, Mr Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh has cut the sod for the construction of an emergency block for Juaben Government Hospital and 14- seater water closet toilet facilities at Adumakai, Adumasa and Ejisu-zongo respectively in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region.

ATEBUBU:
Needy girls receive schorlaship materials
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Five hundred and fifty-nine needy school girls in the Atebubu-Amantin District have been presented with school materials worth over GHC 73,000 under the Girls Participatory Approaches to Student Success GPASS scholarship scheme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).

KINTAMPO:
Students determined to meet MDGs 4 and 5
Tuesday, June 03 2014

Students of the College of Health and Well- Being ,Kintampo have said that they would do whatever it takes to achieve "zero  child mortality and zero maternal mortality,’’ a standard government and the global world  would love to attain.

AJUMAKO:
Gov’t distributes LPG Cylinders and cook stoves
Wednesday, June 04 2014

A total of 3,000 pieces of six-kilogramme Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders with cook stoves and accessories were on Monday distributed free of charge to people in the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District under the Government Rural LPG promotion programme.

DENKYEMBOUR:
Assembly to generate more IGF
Wednesday, June 04 2014

The Denkyembour District Assembly is taking steps to increase its internally-generated funds, in view of the untimely release of its share of the District Assembly’s Common Fund (DACF), which has raised a lot of challenges for the Assembly.

SOCIAL:
SSNIT goes Biometric
Wednesday, June 04 2014

Mr Fsetus Darko-Preko the Branch Manager of the Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in Bawku, has called on the public to cooperate with SSNIT in the ongoing biometric registration exercise.

TMA:
New cranes for Tema, Takoradi Ports
Wednesday, June 04 2014

The Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority (GPHA) has taken delivery of two new mobile harbour cranes to beef up the stock at both the Tema and Takoradi ports to help boost the efficiency in these ports. One of the cranes, which was bought at a cost of US$7million, was sent to the Takoradi port, whiles the other, which was brought to the Tema port was estimated at a cost of US$8million. 

LEDZOKUKU:
Nungua Mantse decries arbitrary sale of Gov’t lands
Wednesday, June 04 2014

Odehe Kpakpa King Odaifio Welentsi III, Paramount Chief of the Nungua Traditional Area has called on the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Alhaji Iddrisu Fuseini to take the necessary steps to stop encroachers involved in the indiscriminate sale of parcels of land within government acquired areas under his jurisdiction.

ABURA:
DCE hands over land for fish market
Wednesday, June 04 2014

A more suitable and convenient fish market is to be constructed at Moree in the Abura Asebu-Kwamankese District in the Central Region to enhance the sale of fish in the area.

GA S:
Ga South gets municipal court
Wednesday, June 04 2014

The Ga South Municipal Assembly now has a  court to make justice delivery more accessible. Located at Weija, the court is also to remove the barrier of distance which impacts on justice delivery, as well as reduces the time spent on delivering justice.

AMA:
Education Ministry to award best schools
Wednesday, June 04 2014

The Ministry of Education has decided to award and recognise outstanding schools as part of its annual Best Teacher Awards.

E AKIM:
Okyehene calls for rehabilitation of roads
Wednesday, June 04 2014

Amoatia Ofori Panin, Okyehene, and President of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs, has called for the rehabilitation of roads in the Eastern Region, which he described as terrible.

SOCIAL:
Local Gov’t Ministry to upgrade urban centers
Wednesday, June 04 2014

The Local Government Ministry is embarking on a project to enhance the outlook of all urban centers across the country.

LEKMA:
More measures adopted to improve IGF
Wednesday, June 04 2014

As an Assembly that seeks to improve on efforts in mobilizing more Internally Generated Funds (IGF) in other to initiate development projects, the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) has adopted certain measures to make their dream a reality.

AOWIN:
Water, sanitation projects prioritized to meet MDG 7
Wednesday, June 04 2014

As part of measures to meet the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on Water and Sanitation, the Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has made it a point to prioritize projects in those sectors.

SOCIAL:
Newmont Ghana to lay off 600 employees
Thursday, June 05 2014

Newmont Ghana said between 500 and 600 of its workers would lose their jobs  in its on-going effort to improve costs and operational efficiency to ensure that the business remains sustainable.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to sanitize fishing industry
Thursday, June 05 2014

The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mr Nayon Bilijo, said government would not allow some few people to jeopardize efforts to sanitise the industry.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly joins efforts with REP to create jobs
Thursday, June 05 2014

The Afigya-Kwabre has joined hands with the Rural Enterprises Project (REP),  to grow small-scale businesses in the  area to fight poverty.

KWAHU N:
Schools shutdown as teachers desert
Thursday, June 05 2014

The future of some pupils in the various schools in the Kwahu Afram Plains North District in the Eastern Region is at risk as their classrooms have been left vacant with no teachers.

E AKIM:
Kyebi Presby College holds 6th congregation
Thursday, June 05 2014

The Kyebi Presbyterian College of Education has held its sixth congregation and presented diplomas to 145 students who have successfully completed the three-year course in basic education.

LEKMA:
US Embassy donates to LEKMA Polyclinic
Thursday, June 05 2014

The Embassy of the United States of America in Ghana has donated medical equipment worth $10,000 to the LEKMA Polyclinic in Accra.

SUNYANI W:
DCE urges parents to refrain from abduction for marriages
Thursday, June 05 2014

Madam Agnes Kusi, Sunyani West District Chief Executive, has made a familiarization visit to some communities in the district.

AMA:
Health Training School enrolls 150 students
Thursday, June 05 2014

The Martin Luther Health Training School in Accra has admitted a total of 150 students to undergo a two-year certificate course in health care.

HEALTH:
ILO rolls-out maternity protection issues campaign
Friday, June 06 2014

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to roll-out maternity protection issues campaign dubbed: “Building Social Protection Floors for Pregnant Women and Nursing Mothers,” aimed at supporting Government’s efforts to accelerate progress towards the attainment of MDG 5 on Maternal Mortality.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t targets up to 5 billion in foreign direct investments
Friday, June 06 2014

Government is targeting between $3-5 billion in annual foreign direct investments (FDI) between now and 2018 to improve the macro-economy and boost growth, Haruna Iddrisu, Trade and Industry Minister, has said.

ECONOMICS:
Newmont halts planned lay-off at the behest of NLC
Friday, June 06 2014

Newmont says it would comply with a directive by the National Labour Commission to halt a planned lay off of its workers.

ACCRA FLOOD:
How safe are we in the days ahead
Friday, June 06 2014

Per the weather forecast from the Meteorological Service Department, the country should expect more rains this June and perhaps in July.

K NANKANA E:
STWS project underway at Kologo
Friday, June 06 2014

The current water situation for Kologo, a community within the Kassena Nankana East district, in the Upper East region has largely been improved with a boost in water facilities to ease access to potable water for the inhabitants.

POLITICS:
EC postpones date for limited voter registration exercise
Saturday, June 07 2014

The Electoral Commission has rescheduled the date for its limited voter registration.

S TONGU:
South Tongu To Expand The Revenue Base
Saturday, June 07 2014

The District Chief Executive for South Tongu District Assembly, Mr Samuel Eworyi has reiterated his determination to expand the revenue base of the Assembly.

ASUNAFO S:
Campaign Against Tb Intensified
Saturday, June 07 2014

The Asunafo South District Health Director, Mrs Joana Domitilla Debpuur has cautioned the public against the use of local concoctions and herbal preparations in curing Tuberculosis (TB).

S TONGU:
Nine Communities Get Potable Water
Saturday, June 07 2014

Nine communities which form part of the coastal wetland in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have been connected with potable water.

DORMAA:
NGO Calls For Tree Plantings To Save The Environment
Saturday, June 07 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of Global Media Foundation, a human right non-governmental organization, Raphael Godlove Ahenu, has urged religious bodies to establish tree plantations to help save the environment.

S TONGU:
DCE cuts sod for two new school blocks
Sunday, June 08 2014

The South Tongu District chief Executive, Mr Samuel Mawuko Eworyi has inaugurated the commencement of construction of three unit classroom block, an office, a storeroom, a common room, and a toilet facility for two communities.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana reaches last stage of MCC compact
Sunday, June 08 2014

Ghana has reached the last stage of preparation for the second Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funded compact programme.

POLITICS:
Oppong-Fosu back in government
Monday, June 09 2014

In what appeared as a sack from government after the initial reshuffle by President John Mahama, Mr. Akwesi Oppong-Fosu, the then Minister for Local Government and Rural Development is back in government.

CAPE COAST:
Gov’t should increase financial commitments towards maternal health-NGO
Monday, June 09 2014

SEND Ghana, a non-governmental organisation(NGO), has appealed to Government to increase its financial commitments towards investments, goods and services, which supports maternal healthcare  and family planning services and not depend on donor assistance.

KMA:
Journalists should put spotlight on the environment-EPA
Sunday, June 08 2014

Journalists have been urged to do more to highlight the dangers posed by the growing degradation of the environment to pull the people back from the recklessness.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t to protect industry by fighting smuggling – Haruna Iddrisu
Monday, June 09 2014

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Haruna Iddrisu has said government will strengthen its security network to fight the menace of smuggling counterfeiting and piracy as a protection to the local manufacturing companies.

KMA:
Otumfuo cuts sod for the construction of Kumasi mall
Monday, June 09 2014

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, over the week end, cut the sod for commencement of construction works on Kumasi’s first modern shopping complex at Asokwa, a suburb of Kumasi.

C GONJA:
Buipewura actively campaigns for clean environment
Monday, June 09 2014

The Buipewura, Mahama Abdulai Jinapor II at the weekend led a massive clean-up exercise at Buipe, to rid the area of filth to avert outbreak of communicable diseases as the rains set in.

EFFUTU:
DCE commissions classroom block, distributes desks
Monday, June 09 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of Effutu Municipal Assembly Nii Ephraim together with the education directorate has distributed 400 dual desks to thirteen selected schools in the district.

ENERGY:
EPA approves flaring of gas at Jubilee Field
Monday, June 09 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency says it has to give Tullow the approval to flare gas from the Jubilee Field to save its infrastructure from collapsing.

GOMOA W:
Assemblyman appeals for release of funds to complete dormitory
Monday, June 09 2014

Mr Isaac A. A. Abban, Assemblyman for Gomoa Dawurampong and Osedzi- Pinako Electoral Area, has made an urgent appeal to the Central Government and the GET Fund for the release of funds to complete an abandoned girl’s dormitory at the Dawurampong Senior High School.

GA W:
190 persons benefit from REP programme
Monday, June 09 2014

Municipal Chief Executive for the Ga West Municipality, Mr. Sam Atukwei Quaye, has indicated that some 190 persons in Small and Medium skill ventures benefitted from the Rural Enterprise Programme in 2013.

LEKMA:
La Citizens Network cleans Kpeshie Lagoon
Monday, June 09 2014

La Citizens Network, a community based organisation, on Saturday held a clean-up exercise at the Kpeshie Lagoon in Accra.

SUNYANI:
Regional Hospital receives modern equipment
Monday, June 09 2014

The government has equipped the Sunyani Regional Hospital with modern equipment estimated at about seven million dollars (GH c19 million) as part of efforts to upgrade it into a referral hospital.

KMA:
Assembly launches sanitation scheme
Monday, June 09 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has stated that it is implementing a ‘Sanitation Rapid Response Scheme’ in the metropolis.

OBUASI:
Three c’ties get AGA Community Trust Fund educational support
Monday, June 09 2014

Three communities in the Obuasi Municipality and one other in the Amansie Central District have benefitted from education projects by the Obuasi Community Trust Fund of Anglogold Ashanti (AGA).

ACCRA:
Spillage of Weija dam causes ’severe’ flooding at Glefe, Opetekwei
Tuesday, June 10 2014

Scores of homes at Glefe and Opetekwei in the Ga South Municipality have been flooded, following spillage of the Weija dam.

EDUCATION:
"Expand scope of GETfund"- Prof Dolphyne
Tuesday, June 10 2014

Professor Florence Abena Dolphyne, former Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana has called on the Government to expand the scope of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) to support Private Universities offering special programmes.

ENERGY:
Court restrains Ghana Gas, others
Tuesday, June 10 2014

The Sekondi High Court has slapped the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas), its main contractor, SINOPEC, and three others with an interlocutory order restraining them from carrying on any activity on the land on which Ghana Gas operates until the company regularises its occupation with the Eastern Nzema Traditional Council.

AKATSI S:
Assembly to increase access to early childhood educ.
Tuesday, June 10 2014

About five early childhood centres (kindergartens) have been targeted for construction in five communities in the Akatsi South District in the Volta Region.

KMA:
Assembly tackles plastic waste menace
Tuesday, June 10 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has launched a scheme to tackle the plastic waste menace and improve the city’s sanitation situation.

OBUASI:
Municipal Assembly to remove encroachers
Tuesday, June 10 2014

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly is planning to move on residents living close to the only water reservoir that serves millions of residents within the Municipality, in order to avert any possible disaster.

AMA:
Adabraka residents appeal to EPA
Tuesday, June 10 2014

Residents of Adabraka Official Town/Odawna in Accra have raised concern about the high level of environmental pollution in the community.

ATEBUBU:
DCE advocates performance agreement contract for teachers
Tuesday, June 10 2014

The District Chief Executive for Atebubu-Amanten, Mr. Sampson Owusu Boateng has advocated for a performance agreement contract between teachers and the Ghana Education Service which will hold teachers to some standards in the performance of their duties.

S TONGU:
DCE Visits Second Cycle Schools
Tuesday, June 10 2014

The District Chief Executive for South Tongu District Mr Samuel Mawuko Eworyi has observed that the main challenge facing Second Cycle Schools in the District is inadequate infrastructure.

GOMOA W:
Central Regional NDC Secretary is dead
Tuesday, June 10 2014

Information reaching Ghanadistricts.com has it that, the Central Regional Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Mr. Kow Ayanful has died.

ADA E:
Prez outlines plans to increase fish production
Wednesday, June 11 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday announced that government had rolled out measures to increase fish production that would subsequently reduce the importation of the commodity.

N DAYI:
Assembly inaugurates Wusuta-Kpeme market
Wednesday, June 11 2014

The North-Dayi District Assembly on Tuesday inaugurated the Wusuta-Kpeme market to open up the area for rapid socio-economic development.

BIRIM N:
Chief appeals for a library for community
Wednesday, June 11 2014

Nana Kwabena Chartey-Bram, the Chief of Bramkrom, a community in the Birim North District, has appealed to organisations and philanthropists to help construct a library to improve reading among the youth in the community.

ECONOMICS:
Ghanaians to take active role in energy sector Veep
Wednesday, June 11 2014

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stated that government would not compromise on its pledge to ensure that Ghanaians take active role in the energy sector.

UPPER E:
Upper East to deal with falling standards of education
Wednesday, June 11 2014

Dr Ephraim Avea Nsoh, outgoing Upper East Regional Minister, has inaugurated a seven-member committee charged to streamline and strategise to improve on falling standards of education in the region.

SABOBA:
Saboba nurses on strike
Wednesday, June 11 2014

Nurses at the Saboba Medical Centre (SMC) in the Northern Region have laid down their tools bringing health delivery in the district to a standstill.

NANDOM:
Assembly to improve education
Wednesday, June 11 2014

Nandom District Assembly in the Upper West Region has adopted a four-point resolution to tackle education and infrastructural development in the district.

HO:
Ho Nursing Training College launches 50th anniversary
Wednesday, June 11 2014

The Ho Nursing Training College (NTC) has launched its 50th Anniversary celebration in the regional capital, Ho, under the theme “Academic excellence for quality nursing care: A concern for all.” The anniversary, which would be celebrated in October this year, has attracted a number of dignitaries, including chiefs from the region.

AKATSI N:
Assembly staff schooled on record keeping
Wednesday, June 11 2014

A three day generic capacity building workshop for staff of the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has opened.

ENERGY:
Down but not out: Bui Power Authority denies shutdown
Thursday, June 12 2014

Contrary to media reports that the Bui dam has been shut down, External and Community Relations Manager of the Bui Power Authority, Wombila Salifu, has said the power facility is still in operation.

EDUCATION:
CHASS asks for review of procurement threshold for schools
Thursday, June 12 2014

Mr Joe Ocloo Nyamade, Western Regional President of Conference of Heads of Assisted Schools, (CHASS), has called on Parliament to upwardly review the procurement threshold given to heads of schools.

AFIGYA-KWABRE:
3,309 candidates to write BECE in Afigya-Kwabre
Thursday, June 12 2014

A total of 3,309 candidates have registered to sit for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Afigya-Kwabre.

TECHIMAN:
UNFPA supports crusade against teenage pregnancy
Thursday, June 12 2014

The United Nations Fund for population (UNFPA) as part of its role in promoting ‘the girl child’ education has supported 400 girls in the Techiman Municipality to lead the crusade against teenage pregnancy menace which is said to be rising within the area.

NKORANZA:
Donkro Nkwanta health centre receives an ambulance
Thursday, June 12 2014

An Italian NGO, African Libera, has donated an ambulance to the Donkro Nkwanta Health Centre in the Nkoranza Municipality.

GOMOA W:
Pinanko residents call for social amenities
Thursday, June 12 2014

Residents of Pinanko in the Gomoa West District in the Central Region have appealed to the district assembly to improve on their social amenities to make life comfortable to them.

TAMALE:
Work on Tamale International Airport to commence
Thursday, June 12 2014

Mr Pedro Alexandre Figueiredo Alves, Project Engineer of Queiroz Galvao Contracting Company, has assured that full construction works would soon commence on the 100-million dollar upgrading and expansion project of the Tamale airport.

AKATSI N:
James Gunu pays glowing tribute to NDC founders
Thursday, June 12 2014

District Chief Executive of Akatsi North District, Mr. James Gunu has told party executives and members that the relevance of the ideologies of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) yesterday still holds and must be protected at all times.

E AKIM:
Okyehene declares war against environmental degradation
Friday, June 13 2014

The Okyehene, Osagyefuo Amaotia Ofori Panin, has called for an all-out war on environment degradation in the country.

ENERGY:
Bui to resume full generation capacity in July
Friday, June 13 2014

The Bui Power Authority says the dam will return to its full generation capacity by July, when the flow of water into its reservoir is expected to improve significantly.

ECONOMICS:
BoG to ease forex controls
Friday, June 13 2014

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) will today announce measures to ease foreign exchange controls to allow withdrawals up to US$10,000 without proof of travel.

GOMOA W:
Pinanko community gets ICT centre
Friday, June 13 2014

 It was all joy for the people of Pinanko community in the Gomoa West District in the Central Region when a new information communication technology (ICT) was commissioned for them.

AOWIN:
Assembly strategizes to improve water and sanitation issues
Friday, June 13 2014

At its First Ordinary Meeting of the Third Session of the Sixth Assembly of the Aowin Assembly, the District Chief Executive, Mr. Oscar Ofori Larbi, has reiterated the asssembly’s preparedness to prioritise water and sanitation in improving the living conditions of the people.

LEKMA:
10 Chiefs inducted into Nungua Council
Friday, June 13 2014

Paramount Chief of the Nungua Traditional Council (NTC), King Odaifio Welentse III, has advised chiefs to desist from selling lands haphazardly to members of the general public.

ECONOMICS:
Contractors pleads with government for payment
Saturday, June 14 2014

A five-day workshop to upgrade the skills and competencies of construction workers in the Ashanti Region has ended with a call on government to pay monies owed building contractors.

HO:
Customs intercepts 329 bags of cocoa in V/R
Saturday, June 14 2014

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has intercepted 329 bags of cocoa beans which were allegedly being smuggled to Togo.

POLITICS:
Mahama commissions four Ambassadors
Sunday, June 15 2014

Four ambassador designates have been commissioned to take up their new posts in Ghana’s   missions abroad. 

SOCIAL:
Lands Minister defends under fire Minerals commission, EPA
Sunday, June 15 2014

The outgoing Lands and Natural Resources Minister has described as unfair, criticisms against the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ECONOMICS:
Mining, gas companies to open retention accounts
Sunday, June 15 2014

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has recommended to the government to review existing agreements with the mining and oil and gas companies to open and operate retention accounts with the BoG or any commercial bank in the country.

ECONOMICS:
Farmer applauds government for banning rice importation
Monday, June 16 2014

Alhaji Suhiyini Ziblim, a Ghanaian rice farmer and seller on Sunday said government’s ban on rice importation through the borders of the Ivory Coast has given a boost to local rice production in the country.

AGONA W:
BECE candidates warn against examination malpractices
Monday, June 16 2014

A total of 2,382 candidates are expected to write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Agona West Municipality as against 2,245 candidates in 2013.

AKATSI N:
Pencil of Promise builds school blocks for Ave-Atanve, Kpohe
Monday, June 16 2014

A sod has been cut for the construction of two 3-unit classroom blocks, office and store for the Ave-Atanve, and Kpohe Communities in the Akatsi North District of the Volta Region.

EDUCATION:
Minister sends goodwill message to BECE candidates as they start exams today
Monday, June 16 2014

The Minister of Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has sent a goodwill message to all Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates on the occasion of the commencement of the BECE from today June 16 to Friday, June 20, 2014.

ASOKORE:
New Police Station for Asokore Mampong
Monday, June 16 2014

Asokore Mampong, the capital of the newly-created Asokore Mampong Municipality, now has a modern police station, jointly built by Nananom and the Assembly at the cost of GH¢63,000.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana is a victim of its own success – Wampah
Tuesday, June 17 2014

Central Bank Governor Henry Kofi Wampah has called Ghana “a victim of its own success” because its middle-income status makes it difficult to borrow on concessional terms.

EDUCATION:
JHS system yet to be evaluated – GES Boss
Tuesday, June 17 2014

Ghana’s Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) has not been reviewed since its introduction to the country’s educational system, Acting Director of the GES, Charles Aheto Tsegah, Michael has revealed.

KMA:
Assembly members build capacity
Tuesday, June 17 2014

A one-day capacity building workshop on public relations and complaints procedures for schedule officers, civil society organisations, presiding officers and complaints committee members from ten selected metropolitan and municipal assemblies in the country has been held in Kumasi.

AGONA W:
Swedru Bailey Bridge to be fixed in August- Contractor
Tuesday, June 17 2014

Workon the Agona Swedru bailey bridge on River Akora will be completed in Augustfollowing the successful blasting of the remaining rocks in the river.

EJISU J:
Help us raise more revenue- MCE urges Assembly Members
Tuesday, June 17 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu-Juaben, Mr Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah-Ponko has called on assembly members to assist management of the Assembly to find new ways of generating revenue instead of the over-reliance on the District Assemblies’ Fund whose disbursement often takes a long time to come.

ASOKORE M:
PM advises BECE candidates
Tuesday, June 17 2014

The Presiding Member (PM) for Asokore Mampong District Assembly, Mr. Anokye Frimpong has appealed to this year’s BECE candidates to take their revision seriously so as to enable them excel in the exams.

KMA:
Otumfuo gives displaced traders respite
Tuesday, June 17 2014

Over 300 traders who were displaced by an unannounced demolition of their stalls at the Adehyeman Gardens in Kumasi, in February this year has been resettled by the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

AKATSI N:
DCE visits exam centres, advised against exam malpractices
Tuesday, June 17 2014

District Chief Executive of Akatsi North District, James Gunu has extended goodwill messages to candidates writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Akatsi North District urging them to put up their best efforts to come out with good results and make the district proud.

E.Juaben:
Achinakrom SHS gets new Board of Governors
Tuesday, June 17 2014

The re-constituted Board of Governors for the Achinakrom Senior High School (SHS) in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality have been inaugurated with a call on it not to do anything that could put it on a collision course with the school’s head.

T.Nsuaem:
Assembly supports Persons with Disabilities
Tuesday, June 17 2014

The Tarkwa-Nsueam Municipal Assembly, has disbursed a total of 14,000 Ghana Cedis to persons with disabilities (PWD’s), to support their daily expenditure.

GA EAST:
Atomic down Bridge collapses
Tuesday, June 17 2014

A major bridge connecting the Atomic down Junction to Dome at the Goil Filling Station close to Ecobank in the Ga East Municipality has collapsed.

SISSALA E:
MASLOC procures tractors for farmers
Tuesday, June 17 2014

Some farmers in the Sissala East district have acquired certain tractors procured under  the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC)  Tractor Project, at Tumu in the Sissala East District.

SOCIAL:
Global alliance needed to fight terrorism – Mahama
Wednesday, June 18 2014

The Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), President John Dramani Mahama says there is an urgent need to form a global alliance to confront terrorism.

SISSALA E:
MP organizes free breast screening exercise
Wednesday, June 18 2014

With efforts targeted at demystifying breast cancer countrywide among women in general, and the need for awareness creation on the disease, the Member of Parliament for the Sissala East constituency, Hon. Sulemana Alijata Gbentie has organized free breast screening exercise for women in her constituency.

KUMAWU:
3 pregnant candidates sit for BECE
Wednesday, June 18 2014

Three candidates writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Sekyere- Kumawu District in Ashanti Region, are reportedly pregnant.

TALENSI:
DCE satisfied with BECE conduct
Wednesday, June 18 2014

District Chief Executive for Talensi, Edward Awunnore has expressed satisfaction at the conduct of students and invigilators so in the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

AKATSI N:
DCE inaugurates GHs42, 000 revenue office, warehouse
Wednesday, June 18 2014

A revenue office and warehouse worth GHs42, 000 constructed by the Akatsi North District Assembly has been inaugurated at Ave-Dakpa Market in the Akatsi North District.

SISSALA E:
Assembly confirms Presidents nominee
Thursday, June 19 2014

Mr. Johnson Juasuglo Saborh, a 61-year-old retired Educationist, has been confirmed as District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District.

TRANSPORTATION:
Suspend services on Accra-Tema railway line – Chief Engineer
Thursday, June 19 2014

The Chief Engineer of the Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL), Mr William Ackun, has called for the immediate suspension of train services on the Accra-Tema railway line until maintenance work is carried out.

SHAMA:
Assembly moves to diversify economic livelihood
Thursday, June 19 2014

The people of Shama, a fishing community in Western Region, has held a stakeholders meeting at Aboadze to map out strategies to harness the rich resources of the area for development.

ADA W:
Queen-mothers schooled on child marriage
Thursday, June 19 2014

The Department of Gender under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has organized a day’s sensitization workshop for queen-mothers and other stakeholders  on sexual reproductive health, Fistula and Child Marriage] at Dodowa in the Greater-Accra Region.

KPONE K:
Stop building on Kubekrom lands -DCE
Thursday, June 19 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kpone Katamanso in the Greater Accra Region, Alhaji Antieye Tetteh, has ordered the immediate discontinuation of all construction works at Kubekrom Number 2, a community in the district.

ATWIMA N:
Assembly demolishes buildings on waterways
Thursday, June 19 2014

Scores of families are set to become homeless as authorities at Atwima Nwabiagya Assembly begin demolition of buildings in waterways.

KWAHU E:
Nana Antwi Siaw confirmed DCE
Thursday, June 19 2014

The Kwahu East District Assembly finally got District Chief Executive having gone almost a year without one to spearhead activities of the district.

AKATSI N:
Cattle farmers association inaugurated
Thursday, June 19 2014

Efforts by the Akatsi North District Assembly to bring sanity in the operations of cattle owners in the district has led to the formation and inauguration of Cattle Farmers Association.

ENERGY:
More electricity for Ghanaians in July
Friday, June 20 2014

250 megawatts (MW) of power is expected to come on stream by the end of July this year, the acting Director of Thermal Energy Generation of the Volta River Authority (VRA) at Aboadze, Mr Oppong Mensah, has said.

LADMA:
Thanksgiving service held for 2014 BECE candidates
Friday, June 20 2014

A prayer and thanksgiving service has been held for the 2014 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Candidates of the Garrison 5 education unit in Burma camp, Accra.

L M KROBO:
Assembly confirms Jacob Frederick Acolatse as MCE
Friday, June 20 2014

Assembly Members at the Lower Manya Krobo District Assembly have endorsed the President’s nominee for the Municipal Chief Executive, Jacob Frederick Kwame Acolatse.

KETU N:
Assembly among best performing districts in revenue
Friday, June 20 2014

The Ketu North District is one of only eleven districts in the Volta Region that have performed well in revenue mobilization in 2013.

GA E:
Abokobi gets natural health centre
Friday, June 20 2014

A new natural and health plus fitness centre was on Saturday inaugurated at a brief but colourful ceremony at Abokobi-Boi, situated in the Ga East Municipality in Accra.

BECE:
Students of Nsawam L/A sch deprived of writing ICT paper
Friday, June 20 2014

Final year students of Nsawam D/A JHS popurlaly known as L/A school were deprived of taking part in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) paper in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which ended today because of lack of computers.

NANUMBA N:
Ten suspects arrested in Bimbilla raid as death toll rises
Saturday, June 21 2014

Ten suspects have been arrested in the murder of the Overlord of Nanumba, Naa Andani at Bimbilla in the Northern Region, Thursday.

GA E:
Rehabilitation of Kwabenya-Abom Junction road underway
Saturday, June 21 2014

Rehabilitation of Kwabenya–Abom Junction road has finally commenced after 3years of delay.

ATWIMA-M:
Assemblies urged to work closely with media
Saturday, June 21 2014

Dr Bernard Otabil, General Manager of Ghana News Agency (GNA), has urged closer collaboration between the media and district assemblies, to direct more attention to the complex set of development challenges, people are confronted with.

ECONOMICS :
Dutch Government supports Customs Division of GRA
Saturday, June 21 2014

The Netherlands is to support the large tax payer’s office by strengthening Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority GRA), to increase tax collection and to improve on tax services to the citizens.

HO:
Contractors on uncompleted portions of Sokakope-Ho Highway to resume work-Ntosoo
Saturday, June 21 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has directed the Ministry of Finance to pay contractors engaged on portions of Sogakope-Adidome-Ho-Adaklu trunk road “as a matter of urgency”.

SOCIAL:
PWDs Push For 10%,20% MMDA’s, Ministerial Appointments
Saturday, June 21 2014

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled has put forward a proposal for the ministry of gender, children and social protection to pass a bill for an affirmative action that secures a quota in governmental appointments for persons with disability.

GA. E:
Adwoa Safo calls for immediate repair of collapsed Atomic Down bridge
Sunday, June 22 2014

Member of Parliament for Dome/Kwabenya has appealed the Ministry of Roads and Highways to ensure the collapsed major bridge connecting the Atomic down Junction to Dome at the Goil Filling Station close to Ecobank in the Ga East Municipality is immediately re-built.

SPORTS:
Ghana draws 2:2 with Germany
Sunday, June 22 2014

Miroslav Klose scored his record equaling 15th World Cup goal in a 2-2 cliffhanger between Germany and Group G underdogs Ghana at Fortaleza.

ENERGY:
We haven’t spent $ 3 million on Golf park – Bui Authority to Minority
Sunday, June 22 2014

The Bui Power Authority has denied reports that it spent three million dollars on a Golf park.

ENERGY:
Energy Minister condemns alleged $63,000 monthly rent for NPA offices
Monday, June 23 2014

The Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, says if reports of a monthly rent of $63,000 for offices of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) are true, then it does not represent “prudent use of state resources”.

ELLEMBELE:
Aiyinase Health Centre To Be Upgraded To Polyclinic – First Lady
Monday, June 23 2014

The Aiyinase Health Centre, in the Elembele district of the Western region, is to be upgraded to a Polyclinic status and resourced to deliver quality health care to all in the area.

AKATSI N:
Over 500 residents undergo free health screen/treatment
Monday, June 23 2014

Over five hundred (500) residents from Agormor, Avevee, and Ave-Dakpa communities in the in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region have received free medical screening and treatment.

K. SOUTH:
communities to have social amenities
Monday, June 23 2014

The Kwahu South District Assembly is currently undertaking a programme to provide mini-projects in every community, especially in the rural areas of the district.

U MANYA KROBO:
Manya Krobo invite investors to develop the tourism industry
Monday, June 23 2014

The Upper Manya Krobo District has called on investors to partner the district to develop the several touristic potentials that abounds in the district. The aim is to create job opportunities for the youth as well as to facilitate the development of the Many Krobo district

NANUMBA N:
13 to assist investigations on Bimbilla murder
Monday, June 23 2014

The Police have tighten up security measures at Bimbilla and its environs as investigations are seriously ongoing to apprehend all persons connected with the gruesome murder of the Chief of Nanumba Traditional Area,Naa Dasana Andani and three of his family members at his palace in Bimbilla.

SOCIAL:
Maulvi Wahab Adam’s demise(Book of Condolence opens today)
Monday, June 23 2014

A book of condolence will be opened today for the demise of the Late Maulvi Wahab Adam, the Ameer and Missionary in charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana at the Mission’s National Headquarters at Osu, Nyaniba Estates.

NSAWAM:
MP worried over L/A JHS not writing BECE ICT paper
Monday, June 23 2014

The Member of Parliament for the Nsawam Constituency in the Eastern Region, Hon. Annoh Dompreh has express concern about a school within his constituency that did not take part in the ICT paper in the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) describing the situation as disturbing.

GA E:
MP calls for swift repair of Dome-Kwabenya bridge
Monday, June 23 2014

The Member of Parliament for Dome-Kwabenya constituency, Sarah Adwoa Safo says the temporal shutdown of the Dome-Kwabenya main stretch is likely to impact negatively on economic activities along that route particularly the Dome market.

GA W:
Assembly spends more over income
Monday, June 23 2014

Ga West Municipal Assembly, observed excess expenditure over income in the first-quarter of 2014.

AMA:
Assemblymen delegation to US back from tour
Tuesday, June 24 2014

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Accra, Mr Okoe Vanderpuije, has assured residents of Accra that the annual occurrence of floods in the metropolis would be brought to an end.

ASHAIMAN:
Beads centre to be established
Tuesday, June 24 2014

The SOS Children’s Village Ghana in collaboration with the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) is to establish a beads centre in Ashaiman.

NANUMBA N:
National Security interrogates Bimbilla DCE
Tuesday, June 24 2014

National Security operatives are interrogating the District Chief Executive for Nanumba North District, Alhaji Ibn Abass over the murder of the late Bimbila Naa Dasana Andani Abdulai II.

SHAMA:
Pupils of Borkokope swim to school
Tuesday, June 24 2014

Borkokope is a farming community near Daboase junction in the Shama District of the Western Region.

SOCIAL:
GUTA orders closure of shops for 4 days
Tuesday, June 24 2014

Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) have resolved to close their shops in Kumasi and Accra for four days to protest against unfavourable government policies directed at their businesses.

THLD:
BECE candidates conduct themselves well
Tuesday, June 24 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira Mr. Francis Korankye Sakyi and the District Director of Education, Mr. Manfred Barton Oduro went round the examinations centres in the district to see how the 2014 Basic Education Certificate Examinations were conducted.

ASUNAFO S:
President of B/A house of Chiefs visits Kukuom
Tuesday, June 24 2014

A delegation of three prominent chiefs in the Brong Ahafo region has paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chiefs of Kukuom and Sankore Traditional areas at two separate durbars in the Asunafo South District of the region.

GA S:
Gov’t institutes policies to improve sanitation
Tuesday, June 24 2014

Ghana and The Netherlands are implementing a Water Sanitation and Hygiene Programme to address the deplorable water and sanitation conditions in the country.

SHAMA:
Assembly completes spatial development plan
Tuesday, June 24 2014

The Shama District Assembly has prepared a comprehensive Spatial Plan to  ensure orderliness in the development of the district to avoid it being turned into a slum, Mr Enoch Kojo Appiah, the District Chief Executive, has said.

SOCIAL:
Traders close shops ignoring AMA appeal for re-opening
Tuesday, June 24 2014

Significant number of shops in the Central Business District of Accra have been locked up amidst Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) pickups moving round and appealing to shop owners to re-open.

POLITICS:
Office buildings for 18 assemblies soon as procurement process is finalized
Tuesday, June 24 2014

Procurement processes for the construction of office buildings for eighteen assemblies (18) out of the forty six (46) new district assemblies have been completed.

BUNKPURUGU/Y:
Bimobas, Kokombas reconcile after decades of feud
Wednesday, June 25 2014

The Bimobas and the Kokombas have put their age long differences aside and reconciled to live in peace and unity for the forward move of the area.

ENERGY:
Severe fuel shortage hits parts of Accra
Wednesday, June 25 2014

Joy News’ checks reveal severe petrol shortage in some parts of Accra on Wednesday.

SOCIAL:
Gladys Asmah passes on
Wednesday, June 25 2014

Mrs Gladys Asmah, a former Minister in the Kufuor administration has died. She was 78.

SECURITY:
Gov’t raises red flag over arms movement
Wednesday, June 25 2014

There is a significant arms movement into the three northern regions, the Defence Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, has said.

YILO K:
Assembly to clamp down illegal game centers
Wednesday, June 25 2014

The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region has at its Second Ordinary meeting of the Fourth Session of the fifth assembly, resolved to clamp down illegal game centers in Somanya and its surrounding environs.

SOCIAL:
Kufuor leaves for AU Summit in Malabo
Wednesday, June 25 2014

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has left Accra for Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to attend the 23rd Summit of the African Union (AU) as well as the 31st Session of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Governments Orientation Committee.

SOCIAL:
Utility Tariffs to go up July 1
Wednesday, June 25 2014

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced a 30% and 14% upward adjustment in electricity and water tariffs respectively.

SOCIAL:
NALAG elects new executives today
Thursday, June 26 2014

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana, NALAG will today elect new executives to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to pay for BECE registration fees
Thursday, June 26 2014

Government is drawing a programme to absorb the 100 per cent of the Basic Education Certificate Education (BECE) Registration fees, and the programme would be implemented as soon as funding is secured.

ECONOMICS:
Finance Ministry denies 1.5bn BDCs indebtedness
Thursday, June 26 2014

Contrary to claims by the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk-oil Distribution Companies (BDCs), Senyo Hosi, that government owes GH¢1.5 billion, the Finance Ministry says the amount is rather GH₵304 million.

STMA:
presents 200 dual desks to schools
Thursday, June 26 2014

Alhaji Ishak Asuru, Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Coordinating Director on Wednesday appealed to parents and guardians to support the schools of their wards to meet their needs.

ADANSI N:
Assembly speeds up works on its Complex building
Thursday, June 26 2014

The Adansi North District Assembly is pushing serious efforts this year to complete its long awaited Assembly complex building being constructed at Fomena, the district capital in the Ashanti region.

SOCIAL:
Alhaji Doku, others elected new NALAG executives
Friday, June 27 2014

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana, NALAG has at their extra-ordinary conference elected new national executives to steer affairs of the association.

UW AKIM:
DCE breaks ground for assembly complex
Friday, June 27 2014

A ground breaking ceremony to signal the commencement of a new modern district assembly block for the Upper West Akim District in the Eastern Region has been held.

WA:
Five hundred streets earmarked for naming in Wa
Friday, June 27 2014

Five hundred streets have been earmarked for naming in the Wa Municipal under the Street Naming and Property Addressing Project.

YILO KROBO:
Seven communities to get electricity
Friday, June 27 2014

Seven communities in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region will soon get electricity, information gathered by Ghanadistricts.com has revealed.

TAMALE:
SADA builds 40-megawatts solar plant project
Friday, June 27 2014

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), in partnership with DCH Solargiga Company of Germany, has launched a 40-megawatts solar energy plant to augment the national electricity grid to accelerate development in SADAs ecological zone.

HEALTH:
WHO to hold meeting on Ebola in Accra
Saturday, June 28 2014

The World Health Organization (WHO) is convening a special meeting of Ministers of Health of 11 countries on the Ebola outbreak response in Accra on July 2 and 3.

HEALTH:
FDA revises Guidelines to conform to international best practices
Saturday, June 28 2014

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) said it has revised its guidelines to conform to current international best practices, with respect to medicines registration towards the use of Common Technical Document (CTD).

POLITICS:
Mahama Ayariga is Sports Minister; Elvis, Yammin reassigned
Saturday, June 28 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has reassigned Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga as the new Minister for Youth and Sports.

ENERGY:
Gov’t Takes Steps To Address Petroleum Shortages
Saturday, June 28 2014

Government has released its strategic reserves of petroleum products from the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport company (BOST) onto the market to address current shortages of the products in the country.

ENERGY:
Chief of Staff bars NPA from renewing $63,000 monthly office space contract
Sunday, June 29 2014

The Chief of Staff, Prosper Bani, has directed the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to dissolve the committee investigating the National Petroleum Authority’s (NPA) $63,000 a month office building located at Cantonments in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t Calls For Calm With Resumption Of Fuel Supply
Sunday, June 29 2014

The Ministry of Information and Media Relations says enough petrol has been supplied to the various oil-marketing companies and available at the service stations.

PARLIAMENT:
Afriyie Ankrah To Be Hauled Before Parliament
Sunday, June 29 2014

The Minority in Parliament is planning to drag outgoing Minister of Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah to Parliament over Ghana’s participation in the on-going World Cup tournament in Brazil.

TECHIMAN:
French investors to establish waste management plant
Monday, June 30 2014

French investors, the BICP GROUP is to establish a Waste Management plant in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region which could process or recycle waste up to 170 tonnes a day.  

BONGO:
24 communities benefit from rural electrification
Monday, June 30 2014

A total of 24 communities in the Bongo District of the Upper East region of Ghana are being hooked onto the national electricity grid under the rural electrification project. 10 benefited under Phase I while an additional 14 have been rolled onto the Phase II.

ENERGY:
No immediate hike in fuel prices — NPA
Monday, June 30 2014

There are no immediate plans to increase the prices of petrol and the other fuel products, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed.

AKATSI N:
Ansaru-deen Youth Association commends DCE, MP
Monday, June 30 2014

The Ansaru-deen Youth Association, a Muslim youth association at Ave-Afiadenyigba in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has commended the District Chief Executive and Member of Parliament for Akatsi North for their efforts in ensuring development n the area.

SAVELUGU:
Ten schools in Savelugu get 110 computers
Monday, June 30 2014

Some ten primary and Junior High Schools in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality over the weekend received a total of 110 desktop computers, ten laptops and 20 projectors to enhance Information Communication Technology (ICT) teaching and learning.

ECONOMY:
Govt suspends 17.5% of VAT on financial services
Monday, June 30 2014

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has suspended its plans to introduce the VAT on financial services from tomorrow Tuesday 1st July 2014.