The Ga Central Municipal assembly has presented relief items to some residents who were severely affected by last Wednesday’s flooding in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA), Mr. Seth Badu Tawiah has said the assembly will soon demolish all identified illegal structures in the area to avoid imminent floods.
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has called on governments, international institutions and the media industry itself to prioritise journalists’ safety and has denounced the state of impunity that surrounds the murder of journalists in many parts of the world.
More Taxi drivers in Accra , have ostensibly boycotted work to kick against the supposed “unfair treatment” meted out to them by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA).
A task force of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has demolished shops and structures on pavements in and around Katamanto and the Cocoa Marketing Board in the Central Business District of the capital as part of efforts to decongest those areas.
Most drivers this morning have embarked on a massive demonstration against unfair regulations that have been instituted by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority(DVLA).
The Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency Hon. Richard Quashigah has taken a major step towards improving academic performance in the Keta Municipality with the introduction of quiz competition.
The District Chief Executive for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region Mrs. Veronica Antwi Adjei has commissioned a newly completed 6-unit classroom block at Lakeside as the assembly still makes effort to improve teaching and learning.
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD), Hon. Collins Dauda has charged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE’s) to agents of showcasing governments numerous achievements.
In line with efforts to deepen public accountability at the local governance level, the Ketu South Municipal Assembly is to organize public account session by end of June.
The Chief Justice has urged the public to report any judge or officer of the judicial service who demands money as a condition to bail suspects or misconducts him or herself in the administration of justice.
Pencil of Promise, a nongovernmental organization that is helping to improve living conditions in some selected communities in the Volta Region continues to make inroads with its core mandates.
Construction works on the new lorry park at Juaso main junction leading to the Juaso Township in the Asante Akim South District in the Ashanti Region is nearing completion.
The Ketu South Municipal Assembly in collaboration with the Ketu South Member of Parliament is to continue the replacement of street lights in various communities in the municipality.
A modern three unit classroom block with office and store is to be constructed for the Ative community in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region.
Personnel of the Ghana police service at New Edubiase in the Adansi South District in the Ashanti Region have been provided with a 2-storey police admiration block to ensure effectiveness of the work.
The Amansie West District Assembly have given financial support to 44 people with disability.
Long hours of heavy downpour in Accra on Wednesday left a lot of communities submerged.
About 95 dead bodies including a girl believed to be one-year-old have been retrieved at the Goil Fuel Station that caught fire during Wednesday’s torrential rains in Accra.
President John Dramani Mahama has expressed his deepest condolence to the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate fire outbreak at the Goil Filling Station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle on Wednesday.
The Kumawu Chapter of the National Service Personnel Association of Ghana held a Business Summit with the aim of helping various Service Personnel in the district make the right of decisions after their tenure of service in their business pursuit.
The Atebubu-Amantin district office of the National Commission for Civic Education has marked this year’s citizenship week celebration under the theme “a disciplined Ghana”.
Much as I sympathize with people whose houses were flooded leading to loss of valuables running into thousands of Ghana cedis, I cannot but cast my mind back to few years ago when Daniel Amartey Mensah was the Municipal Chief Executive of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly and what will be going through his mind.
The Bosomtwe District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has begun the construction a new community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound at Bonkokoo,a suburb in the district.
The District Chief Executive of Adansi South in the Ashanti Region Mr. has supervised the construction and completion of a 6-unit classroom block at Awroso, a community in the district.
The Ho-West District Assembly has been listed to benefit from a $19.1 million Integrated Rural Development Project (IPRDP) earmarked for 20 district assemblies in the country.
The Rural Enterprises Programme REP has organized a series of skills improvement training exercises for a total of 122 artisans in the Atebubu-Amantin, Sene east and Sene west districts of the Brong Ahafo region.
Ghana’s government has declared three days of mourning for the over 100 people who died in Wednesday’s flood and fire disasters in Accra.
Banso, a community in the Asante Akim South District in the Ashanti Region is being provided with health facility to enable them easily access health delivery.
Construction works on a new community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound at Akoma is almost complete, Ghanadistricts.com checks have revealed.
In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has constructed a 3-unit classroom block at Breman Yenkukwaa, a suburb of the district.
Hundreds of residents in the GA West Municipal Assembly have been displaced as the assembly has started demolishing houses allegedly built on waterways at Mile 7, Achimota in Accra.
Chiefs in some of the beneficiary communities where the Assembly is
currently undertaking development projects have highly commended the Assembly for the initiatives following an inspecting tour of the project sites.
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) is distributing relief items to victims of Wednesday’s flood and fire disaster which left over 150 dead and several hundreds misplaced.
Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Osu Mantse has extended condolences to the bereaved families of the Wednesday, June 3 rain disaster victims in Accra.
The disdain shown the leadership of parliament by victims of the latest rain and fire disasters at the Kwame Nkrumah circle in Accra is an indication that the House has failed to keep in touch with the people, Majority leader Alban Bagbin has said.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has begun desilting the Odaw River days after heavy rainfall killed scores of people in Accra.
Three masked men on Thursday night shot and killed a student at Tempane near Garu in the Upper East Region.
The Transport Ministry is planning to relocate the Metro Mass Transit Company (MMT) from its current location at Kaneshie to Kpone.
Mr Jerry Akwei Thompson, Ga South Municipal Chief Executive, says the work of an assembly member is not for students and people with no jobs.
A massive cleanup and demolishing exercise took place at Bukom in the Accra metropolis on Saturday by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Special Taskforce.
The Amansie Central District Assembly has disbursed funds to more persons with disability in the district.
Flags will fly at half-mast today to begin three days of national mourning for the over 200 lives lost to Wednesday June 3 flood and fire disaster, but government is urging Ghanaians to wear black clothing and red arm bands during the period.
The Adansi South District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for three basic schools as the assembly yearns to improve education in the area.
In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Afram Plains District Assembly has completed and commissioned a 3–Unit Classroom Block at Mamprusi, a community in the district.
A sod cutting ceremony has been held for the official handing over and commencement of works for the construction of administration block for the proposed technical teacher training college at Afosu.
The head of the local government service, Dr. Calistus Mahama has stated that in accordance with the code of conduct staff of the service cannot engage in partisan politics including elections at the district level.
A deputy minister for local government and rural development, Mr. Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, has advised various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives to set-up Agro- processing company as part of efforts to create more jobs and improve Internally Generated funds (IGF).
District Chief Executive for the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region, Mr. James Gunu has warned people who have any plane of using his borders as transit points to smuggle goods to Togo to revise their notes.
President John Mahama has reiterated government’s commitment to establishing a new university in the Eastern region saying the university will help tackle some of the climate change challenges facing the nation
The United Nations Office in Ghana has expressed its readiness to help and support the coordinated efforts of government to solve the perennial floods in the capital.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has advised government to introduce laws that will criminalize actions that contribute to flooding in Ghana.
The hope of residents of Kponkpa, a farming community in the Kadjebi district in the Volta Region to see improvements in basic amenities is gradually becoming a reality.
The Ketu North District Assembly is on course to providing full classroom block for the Lave-Gagodofe basic school.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, on Monday signed an 8 million USD loan agreement with Quantum Oil Terminal Limited, a leading player in the oil and gas sector in Ghana.
President John Mahama has appointed Brigadier General Francis Vib Sanziri as the acting National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO).
The District Chief Executive for Afigya-Kwabre, Mr. Kaakyire Oppong Kyekyeku and other top officials of the assembly have met with official of the Urban Poverty Reduction project on the need to strengthen ties between two offices to guarantee support in raising the standard of living in the area.
Breman Jamra, a community in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region has taken delivery of a new classroom block to enhance teaching and learning in the area.
The law meant to regulate the conduct of this year’s District Assembly elections, Constitutional Instrument (C.I) 89, matures today Wednesday 10th June 2015 after meeting the required 21 parliamentary sitting days.
It is exactly a week today since the country was hit by the twin tragedy that claimed dozens of lives in the capital.
Mr. Kwame Twumasi Ankray, Bia East District Chief Executive in the Western Region has commended the residents in the district for massively participating in the just ended National Sanitation Day exercised hosted by the Region.
Christians have been urged to eschew divorce and be more responsible towards the upbringing of their wards particularly the girl child.
Hard work and dedication they say pays, that is why some workers at the Amansie Central District Assembly in the Ashanti Region have every reason to smile having put in their best to help the assembly deliver to its people.
Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation says it has begun the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the next phase of the Ghana Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project.
Thirty-four people particularly widows from Adabokrom, the district capital of the Bia East district in the Western Region have been trained in soap making.
Abura–Asebu–Kwamankese District NADMO Coordinator, Mr John Eric Awuah has recommended that cleaning exercise and desilting of gutters be done regularly in flood prone communities in the district.
District Chief Executive of the Birim North District in the Eastern Region, Mr. Paul Aboagye Dadzie has thanked the chiefs and elders of Afosu for their support and supervision for the speedy completion a new school block at the Afosu Islamic.
The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly AADA has undergone a peer review exercise under the STRAP project which has the objective of Strengthening Transnational Partnership and Network for Enhancing Participatory Local Governance.
Fish farmers in the La Dade-Kotopon Municipality will soon receive training programmes on new methods of increasing annual productivity and earnings to improve standard of living in the area.
New-Edubiase Senior High School Senior High School in the Adansi South district has taken delivery of a two-storey Girls’ dormitory block facility to help improve enrollment of the school.
Three (3) deprived communities in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese District of the Central Region have benefitted from free hearing screening as part of the Extended Rehabilitation Services (Community Outreach) by the University of Education, Winneba.
The Bia East District Security Council has undertaken security drills around the major towns and areas of major security concerns in the district.
After 60 years of scavenging for water, the residents of Logba-Hoglikope, in the Afadjato-South District of the Volta Region now have potable water from a borehole.
The Techiman Area Teachers’ Co-operative Credit Union (TATCCU) in the Brong Ahafo Region has posted a profit of GHs170,360.66 for 2014 representing 43.62% increase compared to GH¢118,618.33 in 2013.
The new biometric membership system (BMS) of the National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS which was introduced two years ago will begin operation in the Atebubu-Amantin district next month.
Government on Thursday issued a white paper on the 2014 World Cup Commission of Enquiry presented to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General a few months ago.
Officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) are currently taking details of those affected by last night’s rainstorm in a number of communities in the Bunkpurugu District of the Northern Region.
The District Chief Executive for Adansi South in the Ashanti Region Mr.Benjamin Anhwere has commissioned a 6-unit classroom block at Sikaman Brofoyedru to help improve teaching and learning in the area.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection will begin an emergency LEAP intervention programme for person’s affected by the fire and flood disaster that occurred about a week ago.
The Electoral Commission has set Tuesday, July 7, 2015, for a by-election in Talensi to elect a Parliamentary candidate for the area.
Former Talensi MP
Delegates of the New Patriotic Party are voting today to elect parliamentary candidates in 245 constituencies as the party prepares for the 2016 general elections.
The Member of Parliament for the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Constituency in the Central Region, Hon. Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has wished BECE candidates in district well in their upcoming examination.
Nana Adjei Manu Berchie, the Adontenhene of Banko in the Sekyere Kumawu District of the Ashanti Region has suggested that smaller communities be allowed to choose a convenient day within the first month instead of the compulsory first Saturday of the month for the National Sanitation Day.
The hope of some members of Parliament to return to the legislature after the next election has been dashed even at the first step.
Mr James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE) has announced the creation of a special fund by the Assembly in its 2016 budget to boost girl-child education in the area.
Stakeholders in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), has held a workshop in Senchi in the Eastern Region, to kick-start its Sanitation and Water Project (SWP) for low-income urban areas within GAMA.
The Atebubu-Amantin constituency of the New Patriotic Party NPP has elected 47 year old businessman Kofi Amoakohene as its parliamentary candidate for the 2016 general elections.
A total of 426 candidates comprising 239 boys and 187 girls are writing the 2015 Basic Education Certificate Examination in the Akatsi North District.
The Ghana Ports and Habours Authority, and Meridian Ports Services have signed a 1.5 billion dollar agreement for the expansion of the Tema Port.
The Jasikan District Assembly in collaboration with Pencils of Promise has inaugurated three school blocks for three communities in the district.
A community-based health planning and services (CHPS) compound under construction at Dodo-Bethel in the Kadjebi District is almost complete.
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has launched a Water Sector Strategic Development Plan to provide a framework for achieving water and sanitation for all by 2025.
Some selected schools in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region have received laptop/desktop computers to aid their study of information and communication technology (ICT) skills.
This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination begins today.
Some pupils and teachers of Christ Church Anglican basic school in the Cape Coast municipality got trapped in the early hours of Friday after heavy downpour in the area.
The Member of Parliament for the Atebubu-Amantin constituency Honorable Sanja Nanja has donated 1400 pieces of mathematical sets to basic education certificate examination BECE candidates in his constituency.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Amenfi East in the Western Region Mr. Stephen Baidoo Acheampong has disclosed the completion of a modern one-storey assembly block at Wassa - Akropong, the district capital.
Candidates writing this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region have been charged to approach the examination with confidence and come out with good grades.
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Madam Mavis Ama Frimpong has bemoaned the high rate of school dropout among girls in the Birim North District.
Nadowli-Kaleo District Assembly hosts international peer review team from the Gambia and Zimbabwe.
District Chief Executive for the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region, Hon. Emmanuel Dede Appiah has asked communities to rekindle self help spirit to accelerate development in their communities.
The World Bank has approved a USD700 million facility for the exploration of oil and gas offshore Cape Three Points in the Western region, Ghana.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East in the Central Region Mr. Francis Duodo Addo has taken time to visit candidates of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the area.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem (KEEA), Mr. Isaac Kweku Sam has appealed to government and other development partners to assist in the construction of an agro-processing company to help in the preservation and processing of oranges in the area.
Prices of petroleum products are up by four percent effective Tuesday morning, with the exception of Premix fuel and residual fuel oil.
A District Management Team for Census on Agriculture for the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly has been inaugurated at Ejisu, in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.
The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Hon. Alex Afenyo-Markin has entreated the Basic Education Certificate Examination (B.E.C.E) Candidate in the Municipality to comport themselves through the Examination to ensure that the municipality record incidence free Examination.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, Mr. Sylvester Mensah has resigned.
One lactating mother and a pregnant girl are among 1324 candidates sitting for the ongoing basic education certificate examinations BECE in the Atebubu-Amantin district.
A number of people in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region have been supported to establish themselves to be economically independent.
Poultry farmers in the Ashanti Region have hailed the temporal ban on poultry imports and exports in the country.
The Chief Executive officer for Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), Mrs. Sheila Naah Boamah has assured that more tertiary students in the Binduri District may benefit enormously from the fund if discussion between her office and the assembly ends successfully.
The District Chief Executive for Ho West in the Volta Region, Hon. Sammy Ewoade has visited some Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Centers to wish candidates well in their ongoing examinations.
A visiting IMF mission to Ghana will from Wednesday June 17, 2015 start assessing government’s performance under the 3-year fund programme.
Hundreds of residents from Ntotroso, a farming and mining community in the Asutifi north District of the Brong Ahafo Region on Saturday turn out in their numbers to support the assembly and traditional leaders in a massive clean-up exercise to mark this months National Sanitation Day programme.
Works on a three storey administration block for the Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region is still on course, District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, Mr. Bonaventure Adangabey has disclosed.
Mr. Sylvester Mensah has clarified that he was relieved of his post, contrary to reports in various sections of the media that the former Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Boss had resigned.
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has canceled four papers in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The new Juaben Municipal Assembly is determined to improve school infrastructure to decongest overcrowded classrooms as well as stop shift system in the municipality.
Four people have reportedly died in an accident on the George Walker Bush Highway, also known as N1 in Accra.
Residents of Nyanyano in the Awutu Senya East Municipality in the Central Region are frustrated by the deplorable nature of their road networks.
The Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region has held a staff durbar to assess the performance of departments, share experience and chart a way forward to bring development to the district.
The Nzema East Municipal Assembly has procured 200 dual desks for distribution to selected basic schools in the municipality.
Schools in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region have been resourced with books to help improve their academic works and knowledge acquisition.
Educationist, Kwame Gyasi, is asking the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to review its security operations in order to avoid leakage of examination papers in the future.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Amenfi East in the Western Region, Mr. Stephen Baidoo Acheampong has visited residents who had their properties demolished during a rehabilitation work on the Tarkwa-Bogoso-Ayamfuri roads.
Extension work on the Maternity Block for the Sandema District Hospital in the Builsa North District is said to be duly completed with expectations to help reduce maternal death rate in the area.
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) wants the governing board of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Ghana dissolved for a new one to be constituted.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union and Road Transport Coordinating Council announced the increment after meeting the Transport Ministry.
One thousand bags of government’s subsidized fertilizer meant for distribution to NPP delegates in the Twifo Herman-Lower-Denkyira District in the Central Region were last Friday 12 June, 2015 intercepted.
Ghana’s National Peace Walker, Isaac Annan has called on traditional rulers and the general public at the Agona East District in the Central Region to be committed to clean environment to prevent communicable diseases resulting from unkempt environment.
The Asutifi North District Assembly has held a public hearing to collate views and opinions from various stakeholders in the district to fashion out a workable development process for the 2014 to 2017 fiscal years.
A bungalow for the director of feeder roads in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region has been completed.
President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday called on communities benefiting from the cocoa road rehabilitation programme to report non-performing contractors.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has provided ten communities with mechanized borehole facilities to ease the difficulty inhabitants go through in search of potable drinking water.
The Builsa North District Assembly has renovated a four separate teachers’ bungalow for the Sandema Senior High Technical School (SANSTECH) to help improve accommodation condition for teachers in the area.
The Chief Justice Georgina Wood has described the cancellation of five Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) papers as “distressing news”.
The Korle Bu teaching hospital has ousted four of its staff for failing to account for about Ghs 946,574.29 revenue generated from its Pharmacy.
Two towns in the Afigya Kwabre district have been provided with two water stations to provide potable and reliable water supply for the people.
The Electoral Commission has announced that the District Assembly and Unit Committee elections will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in all electoral areas and units except those in the Lower Manya Krobo district in the Eastern region.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has fixed Tuesday September 1, 2015 for the holding of the District Level Election in all electoral areas and units, except those in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern Region.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Friday encouraged parents and teachers to help mitigate the impact of the cancellation of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) papers on students.
Rehabilitation works has been completed on the St. Anne’s Anglican Nursery Blocks A &B at Nsukwao in the New Juaben Municipality.
The Asutifi District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has inaugurated a three man District Management Team to be chaired by the District Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), Mr. George Amanyoh for the implementation of Agriculture Census in the district.
Over 2000 birds in two different farms have been destroyed in the Volta region as a result of the Bird flu outbreak.
Many residents in Somanya were yesterday left at the mercy of the weather following a thunder storm that caused severe damages to their homes.
Ghana and Italy has approved a list of 99 investment proposals submitted by local small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to be eligible for funding with a credit line granted by the Italian Government.
The National Tripartite Committee has begun the process for the determination and negotiation of the minimum daily wage for 2016.
President John Dramani Mahama on Friday called on the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to establish recreational centres that would provide greeny environments for tourism and increase revenue.
Government has supplied 20 computers to the Adjen-Kotoku Senior High School (SHS) for teaching of information technology communication.
Works is expected to be completed soon on office spaces under construction at the Ho station in the New Juaben Municipality.
The lead scientist for the Ebola Vaccine trial has offered to volunteer for the controversial clinical trial.
Work is progressing steadily on the Sandema-Wiega-Wiesi main roads in the Builsa North District in the Upper East Region to enhance transportation in the area.
The District Chief Executive for Amenfi East District in the Western Region, Frimpong Mensah has called for more delivery of petroleum products to avert the usual perennial fuel shortage in the area.
Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has noted that education is an indispensable requirement in the socio-economic development of any nation.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly, in a bid to enhance teaching and learning has completed work on two separate basic school projects in the area.
Residents of Agbogboloshie in Accra have hit the streets to protest the demolishing exercise which took place on Saturday.
Dr Callistus Mahama, Head of the Local Government Service (LGS) has directed the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) to establish client services units to receive complaints and petitions from the public.
The Asante Akim South District Assembly in the Ashanti Region continues to improve on its infrastructure across various sectors including the transport industry.
The Trade Committee of Parliament is set to probe the basis of the Trade Ministry’s letter asking Destination Inspection Companies (DICs) to help pay off a Bankswitch judgment debt in exchange for contracts.
Works has started in earnest on a new market at Twifo in the Twifo Hemang-Lower Denkyira District in the Central Region.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the re-sit of the five cancelled papers for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
Three (3) workers belonging of a sub-contractor working under Kofi Job Construction firm on the 9km Tuobodom-Offuman road died on the spot, and 28 sustained various degrees of injuries when a Kia Rhino with registration number AW 90–12 which they were travelling in to work was involved in an accident on Monday, on the Techiman-Tuobodom-Offuman road in the Techiman North District.
Ghanaians will from today [Monday] pay 15% more on transport fares following an increment announced by the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU).
Municipal Chief Executive of the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region, Andrews Sodah has sympathized with victims of last Saturday’s rainstorm disaster that left many people homeless.
President John Mahama will today [Monday], hand over 10,000 school sandals to the Education Ministry for onward distribution to pupils in deprived communities.
The District Chief Executive Officer for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has said the assembly through the District Response Initiative (DRI) is working assiduously to drastically reduce the current HIV prevalence rate of 1.6% to 0.2% in the next few years.
Hope for Future Generations, (HFFG), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Health, has donated assorted items to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) operated CHPS Compound at Wli-Todzi.
Kyeikrom and its surrounding communities in the Amenfi Central District of the Western Region have taken delivery of a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.
The Ga Central Municipal Assembly will tomorrow, June 24, 2015 visit bereaved families of the flood disaster in the municipality and to present some items to them.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has warned squatters whose structures on water ways near the Korle Lagoon, were demolished not to rebuild them.
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has said government was committed to improving infrastructure at the School of Social Welfare at Essipon in the Western Region.
A sod cutting ceremony for the construction of a modern rest stop at the Kakum National Park in the Twifo Herman-Lower-Denkyira District in the Central Region has been held.
My Life Fair, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Tamale, has organised a two -day medical outreach programme in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region.
Abono Organic Farming project (ABOFAP), an NGO based in the Brong Ahafo Region in partnership with CARE, an International NGO based in the country is implementing “The Bank on Change” (BOC) Project in Techiman and Tuobodom to addressing youth unemployment and to empower the youth in financial management.
A number of additional infrastructures to kick start government’s progressively free secondary education starting September 2015 are nearing completion.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed the construction of a modern Kindergarten school project for the people of Issahkrom at a cost of GHs 73,465.88.
The Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region is developing strategies to help improve agricultural activities as it resolve to rehabilitate the Yisobsa Dam.
The Chamber of Bulk oil Distributors, (CBOD) wants Ghanaians to brace themselves up for more fuel price hikes due to the depreciation of the cedi against the major trading currencies.
The District Chief Executive for Krachi –Nchumuru District Hon. Solomon Kuyon has called on investors to come and invest into agricultural business in the district.
President John Mahama will today embark on a two-day official visit to the Brong Ahafo Region.
Work is said to be duly completed on the 30.1 kilometer (Km) Adjei Nkwanta - Manso Amenfi feeder road in the Amenfi Central District of the Western Region to enhance transportation in the area.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly secured funding from its share of the MP common fund to rehabilitate a Health Center for the people of Hamidu, a suburb of the district.
District Chief Executive for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region is demanding the arrest and prosecution of officials of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) under whose watch some Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) papers leaked.
A three man district management team for the upcoming Census of Agriculture exercise has been inaugurated in Atebubu.
The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly led by the Municipal Chief Executive, Honourable Nurudeen Hamidan has embarked on a demolition exercise along the drainage at Aboabo no1 and II.
A two-storey girls’ dormitory block for the Nsutam Senior High School (SHS) has been put up by the Fanteakwa District Assembly to improve education in the area.
Two persons have died from cholera in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis in the Western Region.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan has charged teachers proactive in discharging their duties at school.
President John Dramani Mahama has, in accordance with Article 70(2) of the 1992 Constitution, appointed Mrs. Charlotte Osei as Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana.
A rest stop at Eyisam in the Ekumfi District in the Central Region which is jointly financed by the Central Region Development Commission and the Ekumfi District Assembly is yet to be completed after several years.
The Fanteakwa District Assembly has presented a sizeable number of laptops to some selected pupils and teachers including a physically challenged to heighten the teaching and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the area.
Two communities including Camp 15 and Kwabena Nkataa in the Bia East District in the Western Region are to be built new classroom blocks.
The Northern Regional branch of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has been charged to adopt immediate steps to ease the water crisis facing the people of Yendi and its surrounding environs.
The Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) has announced it has released the first batch of placements for 53,604 national service personnel for 2015/2016 service year as part of reforms of its general operations.
Residents of Adobesu, in a community in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region will soon be provided with a modern Community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound to boost health delivery in the area.
The government is to construct 15 additional polyclinics in the country, President John Dramani Mahama, announced on Thursday.
A newly constructed three unit classroom block has been handed over to the Nkakaa Community in the Amenfi Central District in the Western Region.
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has announced new dates for filling of nominations for the September 1, 2015 District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.
President John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday inaugurated a small town water project at Fetentaa, in the Berekum Municipality, as part of his two-day working visit to the Brong-Ahafo Region.
In a bid to improve healthcare in the area, the Amenfi Central District Assembly is constructing a new community Health-base planning service (CHPs) for the people of compound for residents at Wassa Bekwai, a suburb of the district.
The water level in the Akosombo Lake reached 238.57 feet or 72.716 metres on Friday, June 26, well below the minimum operating level of 240 feet or 73.15 metres required.
President John Dramani Mahama has terminate the appointment of three Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) from the Western Region.
With funding from its own share of the District Assemblies Common fund (DACF), the Amenfi East District Assembly has constructed a sixteen (16) unit market-sheds for traders of Afransie, a suburb of the district.
Construction works on a 10 -Unit Police Quarters with Ancillary Facilities will soon commence at Drobonso in the Sekyere Afram Plains District as the assembly tries to put smiles on the faces of personnel in the area.
The Bureau of National Investigations will be heavily involved in supervising the resit of the cancelled Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which starts on Monday June 29, 2015.
In a bid to improve healthcare in the area, the Amenfi Central District Assembly is working assiduously to complete a modern Community Health-base Planning Service (CHPs) compound for the people of Agona Camp, a suburb of the district.
Contract has been awarded for the construction of the community Day senior high school in the Twifo-Hemang-Lower Denkyira.
The Ekumfi District Assembly in the Central Region has completed works on 5 institutional latrines for selected schools in the district.
They are Edumafa, Suprudo, Dunkwa/Abontsin, Narkwa, and Etsibeedu.
President John Dramani Mahama on Friday commissioned a water project under the Small Town Water project for the people of Ntotroso and its environs in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region with an assurance to provide services and facilities to improve upon the living standards of people in the country.
A solar-powered plane has started its second bid at a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.
Work is progressing steadily on a two semi-detached bungalows for health workers at the Suwarinsa, a community in the district.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has begun the second phase of its demolition exercise along the Odaw River in Accra to make way of the dredging of the river.
Government has promised to institute conditions of service for doctors as one of the main legacies of President John Mahama.
The office of the member of parliament for the yilo krobo constituency in collaboration with the yilo krobo municipal assembly and municipal nadmo presented relief items to victims of the recent rainstorm disaster that hit part of the municipality.
District Chief Executive of the Amansie Central District, Hon. Emmanuel Dede Appiah has presented some assorted food items to District Chief Imam at the Central Mosque, Jacobu.
A new police station to help improve security in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region has been commissioned.
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The Wa Municipal Assembly has launched a cholera prevention spraying exercise to curb the disease in the municipality this raining season.
President John Dramani Mahama based on Article 72(1) of the constitution has granted 900 prisoners amnesty.
Senior citizens in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region were presented with yet another opportunity to know their health status through a free health screening exercise.
President John Dramani Mahama has today sworn into office Mrs. Charlotte Armah Osei to begin her work as the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC).