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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has pledged to preserve the ecology of the Aburi Botanical Gardens in the Eastern Region.
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.
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.
The Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw’s support expansion work on a three unit classroom block for Kwahu Aweregya basic school is progressing steadily.
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.
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.
The ongoing power crisis is set to worsen as the Bui Power Authority (BPA) has announced a reduction in its current generation capacity.
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.
More than 50 people have been rendered homeless for the past five days following an eviction exercise at six houses at Taifa in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Wicked cultural practices are putting many girls in rural communities at serious risk of being sexually exploited or forced into early marriages.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Education has decided to award and recognise outstanding schools as part of its annual Best Teacher Awards.
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.
The Local Government Ministry is embarking on a project to enhance the outlook of all urban centers across the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Afigya-Kwabre has joined hands with the Rural Enterprises Project (REP), to grow small-scale businesses in the area to fight poverty.
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.
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.
The Embassy of the United States of America in Ghana has donated medical equipment worth $10,000 to the LEKMA Polyclinic in Accra.
Madam Agnes Kusi, Sunyani West District Chief Executive, has made a familiarization visit to some communities in the district.
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.
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.
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.
Newmont says it would comply with a directive by the National Labour Commission to halt a planned lay off of its workers.
Per the weather forecast from the Meteorological Service Department, the country should expect more rains this June and perhaps in July.
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.
The Electoral Commission has rescheduled the date for its limited voter registration.
The District Chief Executive for South Tongu District Assembly, Mr Samuel Eworyi has reiterated his determination to expand the revenue base of the Assembly.
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).
Nine communities which form part of the coastal wetland in the South Tongu District of the Volta Region have been connected with potable water.
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.
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.
Ghana has reached the last stage of preparation for the second Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funded compact programme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
La Citizens Network, a community based organisation, on Saturday held a clean-up exercise at the Kpeshie Lagoon in Accra.
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.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has stated that it is implementing a ‘Sanitation Rapid Response Scheme’ in the metropolis.
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).
Scores of homes at Glefe and Opetekwei in the Ga South Municipality have been flooded, following spillage of the Weija dam.
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.
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.
About five early childhood centres (kindergartens) have been targeted for construction in five communities in the Akatsi South District in the Volta Region.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), has launched a scheme to tackle the plastic waste menace and improve the city’s sanitation situation.
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.
Residents of Adabraka Official Town/Odawna in Accra have raised concern about the high level of environmental pollution in the community.
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.
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.
Information reaching Ghanadistricts.com has it that, the Central Regional Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress, Mr. Kow Ayanful has died.
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.
The North-Dayi District Assembly on Tuesday inaugurated the Wusuta-Kpeme market to open up the area for rapid socio-economic development.
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.
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.
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.
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 District Assembly in the Upper West Region has adopted a four-point resolution to tackle education and infrastructural development in the district.
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.
A three day generic capacity building workshop for staff of the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has opened.
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.
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.
A total of 3,309 candidates have registered to sit for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Afigya-Kwabre.
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.
An Italian NGO, African Libera, has donated an ambulance to the Donkro Nkwanta Health Centre in the Nkoranza Municipality.
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.
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.
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.
The Okyehene, Osagyefuo Amaotia Ofori Panin, has called for an all-out war on environment degradation in the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has intercepted 329 bags of cocoa beans which were allegedly being smuggled to Togo.
Four ambassador designates have been commissioned to take up their new posts in Ghana’s missions abroad.
The outgoing Lands and Natural Resources Minister has described as unfair, criticisms against the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Workon the Agona Swedru bailey bridge on River Akora will be completed in Augustfollowing the successful blasting of the remaining rocks in the river.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three candidates writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Sekyere- Kumawu District in Ashanti Region, are reportedly pregnant.
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).
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.
Mr. Johnson Juasuglo Saborh, a 61-year-old retired Educationist, has been confirmed as District Chief Executive for the Sissala East District.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scores of families are set to become homeless as authorities at Atwima Nwabiagya Assembly begin demolition of buildings in waterways.
The Kwahu East District Assembly finally got District Chief Executive having gone almost a year without one to spearhead activities of the district.
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.
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.
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.
Assembly Members at the Lower Manya Krobo District Assembly have endorsed the President’s nominee for the Municipal Chief Executive, Jacob Frederick Kwame Acolatse.
The Ketu North District is one of only eleven districts in the Volta Region that have performed well in revenue mobilization in 2013.
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.
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.
Ten suspects have been arrested in the murder of the Overlord of Nanumba, Naa Andani at Bimbilla in the Northern Region, Thursday.
Rehabilitation of Kwabenya–Abom Junction road has finally commenced after 3years of delay.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
Miroslav Klose scored his record equaling 15th World Cup goal in a 2-2 cliffhanger between Germany and Group G underdogs Ghana at Fortaleza.
The Bui Power Authority has denied reports that it spent three million dollars on a Golf park.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 West Municipal Assembly, observed excess expenditure over income in the first-quarter of 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.
The SOS Children’s Village Ghana in collaboration with the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) is to establish a beads centre in Ashaiman.
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.
Borkokope is a farming community near Daboase junction in the Shama District of the Western Region.
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.
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.
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.
Ghana and The Netherlands are implementing a Water Sanitation and Hygiene Programme to address the deplorable water and sanitation conditions in the country.
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.
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.
Procurement processes for the construction of office buildings for eighteen assemblies (18) out of the forty six (46) new district assemblies have been completed.
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.
Joy News’ checks reveal severe petrol shortage in some parts of Accra on Wednesday.
Mrs Gladys Asmah, a former Minister in the Kufuor administration has died. She was 78.
There is a significant arms movement into the three northern regions, the Defence Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, has said.
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.
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.
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced a 30% and 14% upward adjustment in electricity and water tariffs respectively.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five hundred streets have been earmarked for naming in the Wa Municipal under the Street Naming and Property Addressing Project.
Seven communities in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region will soon get electricity, information gathered by Ghanadistricts.com has revealed.
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.
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.
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).
President John Dramani Mahama has reassigned Information Minister, Mahama Ayariga as the new Minister for Youth and Sports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are no immediate plans to increase the prices of petrol and the other fuel products, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed.
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.
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.
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has suspended its plans to introduce the VAT on financial services from tomorrow Tuesday 1st July 2014.