The Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Mr Kwadwo Osei-Owusu, has called on teachers to be more dedicated and committed to duty in order to improve academic performance of school children in the district.
The Akyem Abuakwa Queenmothers Association has called on the government to introduce punitive measures to check filth before the country faces a major disease out break.
The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has estimated that 2,333 children under-15 died of AIDS-related diseases in 2007.
Over 160 needy households within the Obuasi Municipality, have benefited from the Government’s grants under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
Following the current trend of attack on banks and other business institutions in the country by armed robbers, banking institutions have been advised to beef up security in and round their premises to curb the upsurge of armed robbery.
A four-day training workshop on multi-grade teaching for 230 District Teacher Support Teams and Circuit Supervisors drawn from Eastern, Central and Upper West regions has ended at Kumasi St. Louis Training College.
The Ghana News Agency office at Aflao has virtually become an office for people to lodge complaints against the Ghana Highways Authority for its inability to rehabilitate the road at the Ghana/Togo border.
The management of Kapital Radio, a Kumasi-based private radio station has presented a cheque for GH¢4,500 as part of the cost for surgical operation on 12-year-old Cynthia Atule.
This year’s Scientific Revival Day of Africa was marked in Accra on Monday with a call on African leaders to be more committed to the use of science and technology to save the continent from energy, food and water crisis.
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS) has increased its membership from 31, 818 in 2006 to 51,677 in 2007.
Ghana’s development partners have announced a 1.7 billion dollar support for 2008 to accelerate implementation of programmes under the country’s Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy II.
Executive Officer of KAB Governance Consult, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mr Kwasi Afriyie Badu, has called on the assemblies to regard business associations as partners in development and involve them in fixing fees, payable by businesses.
Mr Alhasan Dramani, President of the Gonjaland Youth Association of Accra, a grouping of Gonjaland citizens in the capital, has called on members and others elsewhere to be committed to the development of their motherland.
An Akim Oda magistrate’s court remanded a 38-year-old accountant in police custody for a second time for possessing fake currencies when the accused reappeared before it .
Four suspected armed robbers who were caught dismantling a stolen car at an obscured place at old Weija has been handed over to the Sakumono Police.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has advised old students associations in the country to show appreciation to their alma mater by partnering school authorities in their development agenda.
Concerned Churches of Ghana (CCG) has launched a campaign dubbed ‘Control the tongue’ in Tema to promote peace and unity during the upcoming elections.
The Chiefs and the youth of Birim North have appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to permit Newmont Golden Ridge Limited (NGRL), a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, to commence mining in its Akyem concession, saying the project would create jobs in the area.
Mr A. A. C. Andoh, Director of Mining at the EPA, has said the Agency did not grant mining permit to Newmont in an earlier application because its Environmental Impact Statements at the time did not meet the requirements.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer, has said he has begun a journey of reconciliation and unity between the party and the Volta region.
Ms Oboshie Sai-Coffie, Minister of Tourism and Diasporean Relations has presented a cheque for 1,000 Ghana cedis to defray the medical expenses of seven nursing mothers who were detained for their inability to pay their bills after delivery at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua.
A wild fire on Saturday afternoon gutted into the ware house of Milicom Ghana Ltd operators of Tigo, at their Spintex site in Accra.
The good night sleep of the people of Hwenampori, a farming community in the Bibiani District of the Western Region was cut short to witness the horror of a man who had attacked a household and clubbed two children to death in their sleep.
A delegation of students and teachers from Rossington All Saints College in Doncaster, UK, has paid a courtesy call on Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Krakru II.
China, India and a few Middle Eastern Gulf Nations are financing a record number of infrastructural projects across Sub-Saharan Africa, a release from the Accra Office of the World Bank said.
The Upper East Region Director of Prisons, Mrs. Florence Yeboah Acheampong, has expressed worry that some prison inmates were unable to contribute meaningfully to the development of society after serving their jail sentence.
Measurements and minor metal works began on Saturday to precede actual emergency repairs on the 50-year-old Adomi Bridge that links the Eastern and Volta Regions.
Mr Mohammed Amin Adam, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) has urged investors to take advantage of the numerous opportunities the implementation of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) would bring to the Northern Region and invest in the area.
The Ghana Environmental Awareness Association (GEAA), a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) has called on the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to improve the management and security of the Osu and Awodome Cemeteries in Accra.
Fire gutted 10 rooms on the first floor of a storey building destroying properties worth several thousands of Ghana cedis.
The Quality Control Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has advised cocoa farmers to ensure adequate fermentation and drying of their cocoa beans, before sales in order to help to protect the premium quality of the country’s cocoa.
Bosomtwe District Assembly has approved 30 per cent of its share of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) amounting to 317,054 Ghana cedis for the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).
The National Coalition on Mining, a non- governmental organization (NGO) made up of 18 organizations, individuals and persons from communities affected by mining operations in the country have objected to surface mining in forest reserves in the Birim North District.
Members of Ho Polytechnic Chapter of National Union of Adaklu Students have appealed to politicians in Adaklu-Anyigbe District to be circumspect in their utterances to promote peace in the area.
Nine hundred and eighty seven public schools with 477,714 children in all the districts in Ghana are currently benefiting from the School Feeding Programme, the National Coordinator of the Programme, Mr Michael Nsowah, has announced.
Government is keen on putting technical education on the same pedestal as secondary education in order to build a solid manpower base for an all-round development of the country.