(BEGORO)FANTEAKWA:
GNAT marks tenth anniversary
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.
    

(KYEBI) EAST AKIM:
Check unhygienic conditions
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

ACCRA:
Over 2,000 children die from AIDS in 2007 - NACP
Tuesday, July 01 2008

The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has estimated that 2,333 children under-15 died of AIDS-related diseases in 2007.

OBUASI:
Over 160 households benefit from LEAP
Tuesday, July 01 2008

Over 160 needy households within the Obuasi Municipality, have benefited from the Government’s grants under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme. 

(AFLAO) KETU:
Banking institutions advised to beef up security
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

(KUMASI) KMA:
New teaching concept for teachers
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.
    

(AFLAO) KETU:
Residents complain of state of roads
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

(KUMASI) KMA:
12-year-old girl receives support
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.  

ACCRA:
Commit more to science and technology
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

(BREMAN) ASIKUMAN-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
DMHIS covers 62 percent of population
Tuesday, July 01 2008

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS) has increased its membership from 31, 818 in 2006 to 51,677 in 2007.

ACCRA:
Development Partners pledge 1.7 billion dollar support
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

(ABURA DUNKWA)ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE:
Involve business associations in fee fixing
Tuesday, July 01 2008

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.

(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
National Identification exercise begins with initial problems
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Residents at Brakwa in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Regional who thronged centres for the National Identification programme were disappointed when the digital cameras for the exercise failed to function.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Concern raised about abandoned educational projects
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Stakeholders have expressed concern about abandoned educational projects after completion in Fanteakwa District.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Senior citizens urged to share experience
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Anthony Evans Amoah has called on senior citizens to share their rich experiences on governance to enrich the country’s democratic process.
ACCRA:
Rawlings chastises NDC
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Former President, Jerry John Rawlings says contrary to public opinion that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) hierarchy submits to his counsel, it has not learnt a single lesson from him since he left office as President.
BAWKU :
17 suspects in Bawku crisis airlifted to Accra
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Seventeen people suspected to be involved in the Bawku conflict have been airlifted from Tamale to Accra to ensure speedy investigations and trails.
ACCRA:
Have confidence in the EC- Aliu
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has called on the leadership of political parties in the country to have confidence in the honesty, ability and reputation of the Electoral Commission (EC).
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
NHIS asked to cover more people
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Central Regional Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority, Mr. Emmanuel Baiden, has appealed to the Board of Directors and management of the schemes to step up their registration drive.
HOHOE:
NYEP beneficiaries commend government
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Beneficiaries of the National Youth Employment Programme(NYEP) in the Hohoe Municipality have commended president Kufuor and the government for being a listening president and his personal efforts to address unemployment in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rennes 8 million Gyan
Wednesday, July 02 2008
French Ligue 1 side,Rennes,are preapring for an 8 million euros deal for Ghana international Asamoah Gyan from Italian side Udinese.
(KPANDO)NPP:
North Dayi NPP elects candidate
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Public Affairs Director of the Ghana Highway Authority, Mr Ken Stephen Anku, was elected as parliamentary candidate of the North Dayi Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(HALF-ASSINI) JOMORO:
Nzemas urged to create jobs for the youth
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Residents and non-resident citizens of Western Nzema who have the means have been advised to team-up and establishment businesses to generate employment for the youth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zongo Communities soccer championship
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The first ever Zongo Communities’ soccer championship will kick off on Wednesday, July 23 this year.
(LABADI) AMA:
Night market begins at La Market
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Market women at the old La market, have gleefully began the operation of night market for residents following the restoration of electricity by the Member of Parliament (MP), Nii Amasah Namoale.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barusso moves to Siena
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Ghana midfielder Ahmed Apimah Barusso has joined Italian Serie A club Siena.
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
30 communities assisted
Wednesday, July 02 2008
CARE International, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in collaboration with the Cargill Rural Educational Programme has presented a total of 108 spraying machines and 12,000 exercise books valued at GHC24,750 to 30 communities in the Ahafo Ano North and South districts in the Ashanti Region.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Dorfe and Beatrice win Celebrity Golf
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Matthias Dorfe and Beatrice Harrington became the proud winners of this month’s Celebrity Golf Club Medal Open Golf Championship played at Sakumono, near Tema on Sunday.
(ACCRA)NPP:
I’ll build healthy and prosperous nation - Akufo-Addo
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, (NPP), Nana  Akufo-Addo, has stated that Ghana’s democracy was gradually being consolidated as a result of good governance and the rule of law upheld by the current administration.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko claim President’s Cup
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Asante Kotoko after wrapping up the league, picked up silverware on Tuesday after beating Heart of Lions on penalties to win the President’s Republic Day Cup at the Ohene Djan Stadium.
NATIONAL:
Ghana, Serbia pledge to deepen relations
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Ghana and the Republic of Serbia have pledged to deepen their bilateral relations for the mutual benefit of their peoples.
     
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA:
Cable thief electrocuted
Wednesday, July 02 2008
A suspected cable thief believed to be in his twenties, was in the early hours of Monday, electrocuted at the Toffmann Sawmill at Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region, when he attempted to steal electric cables at the site.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Salou to stay at Club Brugge
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Ghanaian striker Ibrahim Salou looks set to stay with Belgian side Club Brugge.
NATIONAL:
Africa must not turn back on Zimbabwe
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The 11th Summit of the African Union (AU) opened in the Egyptian Red Sea Resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on Monday with a call on the Continent’s political leaders not to turn their backs on Zimbabwe.
BAWKU :
I am more committed to resolving Bawku conflict -MCE
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku Municipal Assembly, Mr. Abdulai Abanga,   has stated that he was more committed to bringing peace to Bawku and would not take sides with any particular ethnic group in the area to undermine the peace process.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sadick pleads with Fifa
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Ghana U-20 striker Saddick Adams is pleading with Fifa to quickly resolve the stalemate that has stalled his club career.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene commends outgoing US Ambassador
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu, Asantehene, has commended Miss Pamela Bridgewater, Outgoing United tates (US) Ambassador to Ghana for boosting the fruitful cooperation between Ghana and her country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana retain 2nd place in rankings
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Ghana retained its second place in the latest Fifa ranking for Africa released on Wednesday.
TEMA :
Fish festival for Chefs.
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Ghana Chefs Association (GHACA) on Republic Day inaugurated its ‘Fish Festival’ with a call on airline operators in the country to serve Ghanaian dishes, especially those made with fish, on their flights.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN
: Women and democratic participation
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Abantu for Development, a gender advocacy organization, has stressed the need for affirmative action to be used in getting more women to participate in governance and decision making.
ACCRA :
Three nearly lynched
Wednesday, July 02 2008
But for the timely intervention of six armed policemen, two suspected car snatchers would have been lynched.
(OBLOGO) WEIJA
: Refuse dump full.
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Oblogo refuse dump, which is currently being used by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has been declared full and it will, therefore, be closed down next month.
NATIONAL :
Mamponghene advocates for new tourism phase
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has estimated that 2,333 children under-15 died of AIDS-related diseases in 2007.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Youth urged to tap rich experience of elders
Thursday, July 03 2008
The youth have been urged to avail themselves of the rich experience of the elderly in society to help secure a successful future.
CAPE COAST :
Region generates revenue from tourism
Wednesday, July 02 2008
Mr Edwin Owusu-Mensah, the Deputy Executive Director (Operations) of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB), has announced that the Central Region realized GH¢554,470 from 253,557 visits to the various tourists sites in 2007.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ace comedian lauds President
Thursday, July 03 2008
Kofi Adu, popularly known as Agya Koo, a comedian, has lauded the President’s decision to nominate him for a National Award.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
NCCE on election 2008
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Eastern Regional Director of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Emmanuel Quaye-Sowah, has said election petitions at the courts must be fast-tracked to ensure a peaceful election.
ACCRA:
Fertilizer subsidy: effective from Friday
Wednesday, July 02 2008
With effect from Friday July 4, government will subsidize the prices of the various brands of fertilizer by 40-50 per cent throughout the country.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Minority expresses fear over Telecom sale
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Minority in Parliament on Wednesday registered its disapproval over the general lack of openness and transparency in the privatization of Ghana Telecom (GT), saying it had major national security and economic implications for the country.
(MABANG) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
US Embassy, assembly collaboration saves school
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The outgoing United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Pamela Bridgewater, has commissioned a GH¢ 20,000 water project for the Mabang Senior High School, at Mabang.
(TEMA) TMA:
Driver held over arms possession
Wednesday, July 02 2008
A twenty-five year old driver, Daniel Narh, has been arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command for illegally possessing arms and using a private vehicle for commercial purposes.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
GJA partners NGOs in poverty fight
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Northern Regional chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Alidu Baba, on Tuesday said the association would collaborate with NGOs operating in the region to fight poverty, disease and conflicts.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
New primary school syllabus takes-off
Wednesday, July 02 2008
A three-day capacity building workshop on the new syllabi, for 326 primary school teachers in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Area opened at Takoradi on Wednesday.
(NSAWKAW) TAIN:
Health facility to meet anticipated influx
Wednesday, July 02 2008
The Nsawkaw Sub-District Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region is to be further upgraded to the level of a district hospital within the next few years in the light of the construction of the Bui Hydro Electric Power project.
(ESSIAMA) ELLEMBELE:
Residents warned against building in waterways
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Ellembele District Engineer of the Department of Feeder Roads, Mr Bio Meikono has advised residents in the area to desist from putting up structures on waterways to prevent floods during rain.
ACCRA:
National Child Abuse Network formed
Thursday, July 03 2008
A national Child Abuse Network (CAN) has been formed to steer issues of child abuse in the country.
(OBOGU) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Over 1000 teachers to be trained
Thursday, July 03 2008
About 1,000 public basic school teachers in the Asante Akim South District are to benefit from a series of training workshops, to be organized by the Ghana Education Service (GES).
 
WENCHI :
Wenchi marks Republic Day
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Wenchi Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Atta Fena, has commended traditional authorities for their tremendous assistance to the assembly in initiating development programmes in the municipality.
SUNYANI :
Ex-serviceman praises President
Thursday, July 03 2008
An ex-serviceman and resident at Duayaw Nkwanta in Brong-Ahafo Region, Mr. Steven Owusu, commended President John Agyekum Kufuor for the able manner he has steered the affairs of the country since the New Patriotic Party came to power.
KETU :
Two bodies washed ashore in Ketu South District
Thursday, July 03 2008
The bodies of two male adults, one of them unidentified, have been washed ashore at Abeliakope and Adina in the Ketu  District.
(KONONGO) NDC :
Zongo communities urged to Shun NDC Propaganda
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Asante Akim-North, Mr George Frimpong, has urged Zongo communities to reject smear political campaigns, being pursued by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to discredit the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government.
(ASANKARE) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Teachers sensitized on breast cancer
Thursday, July 03 2008
A breast cancer awareness programme, has been held for 84 female teachers at Asankare near Juaso in the Asante Akim- South District.
(TAMALE):
ALERT! Burkina Faso to open its dams again
Thursday, July 03 2008
Authorities in Burkina Faso have alerted the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) that their dams were full and they would be compelled to open them to allow the water flow into the White Volta.
(SUHUM)NDC :
Currency has not been stabilised – Ofosu-Ampofo
Thursday, July 03 2008
National Organiser of National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government could not stabilise the cedi to put the economy on a sound foundation for growth.
(ATAABADZE) CAPE COAST:
Ataabadze cocaine traffickers in court
Thursday, July 03 2008
Four persons who were arrested in connection 380 slabs of cocaine seized at Ataabadze Junction near Cape Coast last Sunday have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court .
(ACCRA) AMA:
Immigration officials nab Nigerian Fraudster
Thursday, July 03 2008
Ghana Immigration officials have arrested a 29-year-old Nigerian, Richard Austin Chidi Ebere, who lured two Vietnamese into Ghana and attempted to dupe them of a further 13,000 dollars after collecting various sums from them previously.
NATIONAL :
New Order for the President.
Thursday, July 03 2008
The President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor has received the first of the newly instituted special honours award  for the President of the country.
NATIONAL :
Peace is our key- President Kufuor.
Thursday, July 03 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on all to uphold the peace and be champions of reconciliation in this country , a legacy he cherishes so much and  respects as he leaves office.
ACCRA :
Ghana honours its heroes.
Thursday, July 03 2008
251 nationals and foreigners have been honoured at the 2008 Republic Day National awards ceremony in Accra.
(HIAWA) TARKWA:
20 year jailed for 10 years
Thursday, July 03 2008
A 20-year old mason, Yaw Yeboah of Hiawa near Manso Amenfi was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment for stealing by a Tarkwa Circuit court, presided over by Mr. John Ajet Nasam.
SUNYANI :
Training colleges to hold congress
Thursday, July 03 2008
About 180 delegates of the Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Association of Teacher Training Colleges, are expected to converge in Sunyani on August 4 to hold the association’s 12th Annual Delegates Congress.
(TAKORADI ) SAEMA :
Workshop for service personnel
Thursday, July 03 2008
Professor Akwasi Agyeman, Chairman of the Board of the National Service Scheme (NSS), has said the scheme has signed a contractual agreement with Empretec Ghana. to train national service personnel in entrepreneurship.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Ofosu Asamoah commends Hunger Project
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Ofosu Asamoah, has reiterated that the government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of developing the country to acceptable standard without the assistance of development partners.
WA:
New buses for Upper West schools
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr. George Hikah Benson, has presented nine new buses provided by the government to nine senior high schools in the region.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA:
Teething problems as Identification Exercise takes-off
Thursday, July 03 2008
Registration Officers of the National Identification Registration exercise and their technical personnel in the Municipality are facing problems with their work, due to the mal-functioning of their computers.
(PAGA) KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
Fake National ID Card: Nigerian nabbed
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has arrested one Eric Emmanuel, 22, a Nigerian national at the Paga border post in the Upper East Region when he attempted crossing the border with the yet to be issued National Identification Card.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Rastafarian causes stir at People’s Assembly
Thursday, July 03 2008
A claim by an unemployed Rastafarian, Edward Tetteh Bamfo, that they are suffering unwarranted discrimination in the country took centre-stage at the people’s assembly held at Suhum in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District.
(BONWIRE) EJISU JUABEN:
Scientific mechanisms to boost Kente industry
Thursday, July 03 2008
The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Dr. Nicholas Westcott, has promised that his country would continue to partner Ghana in her socio-economic endeavours to enhance the standard of living of its people.
(YAASE) BOSOMTWE:
Community threaten to boycott elections
Thursday, July 03 2008
The chiefs and people of Yaase, near Kuntanase in the Bosomtwi District have threatened to boycott the upcoming elections if a two-kilometre road linking the community to Kuntanase is not rehabilitated.
KUMASI:
GES revises ’study leave’ procedure
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Ghana Education Service has stated that, henceforth, study leave with pay for teachers would only be approved for applicants in the first year in a tertiary institution.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Suspected robbers in police grips
Thursday, July 03 2008
Police at Nkawkaw in the Kwahu West District have arrested four suspected armed robbers who attacked a Chinese property in the town.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
HIV/AIDS stigmatisation must stop - Dr. Ameyah
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Director of Technical Services of the Ghana Aids Commission (GAC), Dr Richard Ameyah, has observed that efforts being made by the commission and other organizations to fight the HIV/AIDS menace would come to nothing if stigmatization and discrimination do not stop.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo agrees Zamalek move
Thursday, July 03 2008
Ghana striker, Junior Agogo has completed a transfer move to Egyptian side, Zamalek from Nottingham Forest.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Bilal to face Sowah
Thursday, July 03 2008
West Africa Boxing Union (WABU) Lightweight champion, Bilal Mohammed will face Godfred Sowah of Akotoku Academy in the final eliminator to the Commonwealth title on Friday, July 4 at the Plaza Cinema, Mamprobi.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
100 golfers for Voltic Medal trophy
Thursday, July 03 2008
About 100 golfers would parade at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra to vie for the maiden Voltic Ghana Limited July Medal Open Championship trophy on Saturday, July 19.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sportive deducted 3 points
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association has found Real Sportive guilty for fielding an unqualified player in their league game against Zaytuna FC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA admits difficulties to employ new coach
Thursday, July 03 2008
The Ghana Football Association has admitted facing difficulties in appointing a new coach to take charge of the Black Stars and says it could a little bit longer to confirm Claude Le Roy’s successor.
(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM:
GES presented with HIV/AIDS books
Friday, July 04 2008
A teacher at Pelungu Junior High School near Nangodi in the Talensi-Nabdam District, Mr. Jacob Avokbilla,has donated 75 copies of HIV/AIDS books he authored to the Talensi-Nabdam District Directorate of Education.
BIRIM NORTH :
Mine Workers Union elects officers
Friday, July 04 2008
The Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has elected officers from the Professional and Managerial staff of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited to steer the affairs of the two new union branches established at the Akyem and Ahafo project sites.
(TAKORADI) SEKONDI-TAKORADI :
Youth call for peace from politicians
Friday, July 04 2008
Chairman of the Sekondi Diocese of the Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF), Mr. Seth Amoah, has said Ghanaian youth must demand that all politicians should promote peace, free, fair and peaceful election in December.
(AKYEM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Accountant remanded for possessing faked currencies
Friday, July 04 2008
The Akim Oda Magistrates’ Court has remanded Assistant Accountant of the Akim Mansa Rural Bank at Akokoaso in the Eastern Region, Emmanuel Koomson, into police custody for allegedly possessing fake GH¢3,000.
ACCRA :
Christian book launched
Friday, July 04 2008
A 41-page book entitled; “The 21st Century Message to Mankind (23 Days in Heaven)” written by Mr. Richard Akoto, an educationist, was launched in Accra.
(SHAI HILLS) ASHAIMAN :
Military must stay away from politics
Friday, July 04 2008
Personnel of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), have been called upon to distance themselves from partisan politics, in order to focus on defending the state against all forms of threats.
AHAFO ANO NORTH:
Assault on teachers on the rise
Friday, July 04 2008
The Ghana National Education Coalition Campaign (GNECC) said, there has been increasing reported cases of harassment and intimidation of teachers by some communities in the Ahafo Ano North District.
ACCRA :
Businesses asked to support communities
Friday, July 04 2008
Minister of Communications, Dr. Benjamin Aggrey-Ntim,has called on corporate organizations in the country to up their game in the area of social responsibility and make more human, material and financial resources available to the communities in which they operate.
NATIONAL :
Rekindle love for core values-Health personnel
Friday, July 04 2008
Deputy Director-General of Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr George Kwadwo Amofa, has exhorted health personnel to work hard to rekindle love for core values of their profession that is empathy and care to facilitate improved health care delivery.
(FAFRA) ADENTA :
Chapel supports orphanage
Friday, July 04 2008
The Adenta Branch of Harvest Chapel International has donated confectioneries and toiletries worth GH¢250 to the Christ Faith Foster Home at Fafraha in the Adenta Municipality.
HOHOE :
Assembly procures motorbikes for members
Friday, July 04 2008
The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has procured 100 motorbikes worth 50,000 Ghana cedis for its members, decentralized departments and traditional councils in the municipal area.
HOHOE :
Assembly achieves high revenue traget
Friday, July 04 2008
The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has been able to mobilize 356,289 Ghana cedis as its internally generated revenue out of a target of 576,048 Ghana cedis as at April.
ACCRA :
Do not underrate politics.
Friday, July 04 2008
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle, has asked parliamentarians in the West African sub-region not to underrate the role and influence of religion in conflict resolution.
NATIONAL :
Vodafone for Ghana Telecom.
Friday, July 04 2008
Government has said it had reached an agreement with Vodafone, the world’s leading mobile telecommunication group, in a partnership deal for 70 per cent of its shares in Ghana Telecom.
(RACE COURSE) ACCRA :
Hotel complex construction halted.
Friday, July 04 2008
Construction of a new five-star international hotel complex earmarked for the former Accra Race Course in Accra has been stalled following the refusal of squatters to quit the site.
ACCRA :
Accountant General’s begs public servants.
Friday, July 04 2008
The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) on Thursday apologised for the delay in the payment of salaries to
public servants, especially teachers.
KOFORIDUA (NEW JUABEN) :
More contractors a cause for worry.
Friday, July 04 2008
Mr Kwame Afreh, National President of the Building Contactors Association, has  expressed worry about proliferation of contractors of late and suggested that registration of contractors be streamlined.
    
ACCRA :
More doctors to serve the country.
Friday, July 04 2008
The Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons has trained 159 Ghanaian doctors in various areas in specialised medical practice at the postgraduate level between 2005 and 2008.
ACCRA :
Journalism needs to be improved.
Friday, July 04 2008
Journalism  in this country is on the brike of loosing its high professional standards especially in the broadcasting arena and hence has become the concern of many professionals and well meaning citizens.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
Aged feted.
Friday, July 04 2008
The Adansi South District Assembly has organised a get-together for senior citizens in the district to mark Republic Day at New Edubiase.
HOHOE :
District pays medical bills.
Friday, July 04 2008
The Hohoe Municipal Health Insurance Scheme, has paid medical bills amounting to 1.13 million Ghana Cedis on behalf of its members as at May this year, Mr John Peter Amewu, Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) announced at the Assembly’s General Meeting.
EFFUTU :
AU day of the African Child marked.
Friday, July 04 2008
Mr Divine Opare, the Central Regional Director of Department of Children, has called for the formulation of pragmatic policies and enactment of effective legislations to enhance the welfare of children.
ACCRA :
Ghana seeing positive signs
Friday, July 04 2008
Mr Monjed Salha, General Manager of Holiday Inn, a subsidiary of Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) in Accra has observed that Ghana was currently witnessing significant economic growth and becoming a regional centre for business and leisure travel.  
(GOMOA ABASA) GOMOA:
Radio project to promote child’s rights
Friday, July 04 2008
An international project to use radio to create awareness on the rights and responsibilities of the child, was on Thursday launched at Gomoa Abasa, in the Gomoa District.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Assembly takes over schools’ responsibility
Friday, July 04 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, has made known the assembly’s decision to give more support to schools and institutions under its jurisdiction.
(COALTAR) SUHUM KRABOA COATAR:
Coaltar Presbyterian School holds Open Day
Friday, July 04 2008
A Circuit Supervisor of the Coaltar area in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, Mr Samuel Darkwa, has advised children to desist from attending wake-keepings, video shows and be punctual and regular at schools.
(SUNYANI) SMA:
Butchers association decry state of abattoir
Friday, July 04 2008
The Sunyani Municipal branch of the Ghana Cooperative Butchers Association, has decried the dilapidated and unhygienic state of the abattoir at Nana Bosoma Central Market in Sunyani.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM:
180 children freed in Ajumako/Enyan /Essiam
Friday, July 04 2008
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District branch of the Centre for Rural Enterprise Development, a Non-Governmental Organization has since 2006 withdrawn 180 children from different forms of child labour in the area.
   
(MUMFORD) GOMOA:
Police intensify road safety campaign
Friday, July 04 2008
The Apam District Police Commander, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) P.A. Gyamiah, has appealed to commercial vehicle owners to fix affordable daily sales for their drivers so they will not be in a hurry on the road in order to meet their sale target.
(TOLON) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
"Village Phone Project" in Tolon/Kumbungu
Friday, July 04 2008
The International Council on Development and Public Services (ICODEPS), an NGO has launched "The Village Phone Project", in Tolon in the Tolon/Kumbungu District for rural areas without electricity to use mobile phones.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Consortium launches educational software
Friday, July 04 2008
Real-IT solutions, an information technology company has launched educational software for schools and community information centre as Saltpond in the Mfantseman Municipality.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Missing boy found at last
Friday, July 04 2008
A five-year-old boy, who was reported missing from his Brakwa home, has been found alive 10 days after in a bush near a forest reserve at Ogonaso Kwaado, a suburb of Brakwa, police said.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
SSNIT to introduce monthly billing system
Saturday, July 05 2008
The management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) would soon introduce a monthly billing system called Employment Member Account Reconciliation (EMAR) for institutions, Mr Enoch Acheampong, Takoradi Area Manager of SSNIT has said.
(EDINA) KEEA:
MTN donates towards Bakatue festival
Saturday, July 05 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) Ghana, has donated GH¢ 1000 cedis cash and assorted company products and souvenirs worth another GH¢ 1,000 cedis to the Chiefs and people of Edina in the Central Region towards their annual Bakatue festival.
(MANHYIA) KMA :
Asantehene urges elders of Dagbon to live together
Saturday, July 05 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has appealed to eminent chiefs and elders of Dagbon Traditional Area to ensure that the people in the area live together as brothers and sisters.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Assemblies fete senior citizens
Saturday, July 05 2008
The Dormaa Municipal and Dormaa East District Assemblies in Brong Ahafo have held separate get together for senior citizens drawn from all communities in the area as part of activities to commemorate Ghana’s 48th Republic Day.
ACCRA:
President credits his Administration for oil find
Saturday, July 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said that the decision by the ruling New Patriotic Party to make oil exploration the focal business of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation was the success story behind the huge oil find in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Two remanded for possessing wee
Saturday, July 05 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) court has remanded two people into prison custody for allegedly possessing large quantities of leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
OBUASI:
Malaria cases at Obuasi reduce
Saturday, July 05 2008
The Integrated Malaria Control Programme embarked upon by the Anglo Gold Ashanti in 2005 to reduce the incidence of malaria within its catchment area has already started yielding positive results.
ACCRA:
College Trains 159 Ghanaian Doctors
Saturday, July 05 2008
The Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons has trained 159 Ghanaian doctors in various areas in specialised medical practice at the postgraduate level between 2005 and 2008.
KADJEBI
Man fined for posing as BNI operative
Saturday, July 05 2008
A magistrate’s court in Kadjebi has imposed a fined of 300 Ghana cedis on Emmanuel Kpoti, 32, unemployed, for posing as an operative of the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI).
(AGBOGBLOSHIE) AMA:
NGO to assist Agbogbloshie residents
Saturday, July 05 2008
The Self-Help Initiative Support Services (SISS), an Accra-based non governmental organisation, has acquired a land in the Ashiedu-Keteke Sub-Metro District in Accra to build a resource centre and nursery for residents of Agbogbloshie and its environs.
YENDI:
Yendi teachers clean up municipality
Saturday, July 05 2008
Teachers in the Yendi Municipality undertook a clean up exercise at the Yendi hospital as part of activities to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Teachers’ Fund of the Ghana Association of Teachers (GNAT).
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Police arrest armed robbers at Nkawkaw
Saturday, July 05 2008
Four suspected armed robbers who attacked the premises of Top International Construction Limited, a Chinese construction company, on Wednesday, July 2, 2008 have been arrested by the Nkawkaw Police.
ACCRA :
Gonja youth aim at development.
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH:
Accountant arrested for having fake currency
Sunday, July 06 2008

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 .
    

(SAKUMONO) TEMA :
Armed men nabbed.
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Alma maters can do better- Otumfuo
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

TEMA :
Concerned Churches caution politicians
Sunday, July 06 2008

Concerned Churches of Ghana (CCG) has launched a campaign dubbed ‘Control the tongue’ in Tema to promote peace and unity during the upcoming elections.
    

(AKYEM) BIRIM NORTH :
Newmont rally support of communities.
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(AKYEM) BIRIM NORTH :
EPA warns mining companies
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(DZODZE) KETU :
Akuffo Addo on reconciliation campaign
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Minister assists nursing mothers
Sunday, July 06 2008

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. 
    

(SPINTEX) ACCRA :
Fire destroys property of TIGO.
Sunday, July 06 2008

A wild fire on Saturday afternoon gutted into the ware house of Milicom Ghana Ltd operators of Tigo, at their Spintex site in Accra.

(HWENAMPORI) BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
Man kills children
Sunday, July 06 2008

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.

(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Cultural adulteration causes indiscipline-DCE
Monday, July 07 2008
Ghanaians have been asked not to allow the rapid social and economic changes to result in the adulteration of the country’s traditional values and cultural practices.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Edinaman urged not to allow politics to divide them
Monday, July 07 2008
The Minister of Trade, Industry, President’s Special Initiative and Private Sector Development, Paapa Owusu Ankomah has called on the people of Elmina not to allow politics to divide their ranks.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Birim Central exceeds revenue target
Monday, July 07 2008
The Chief Executive of Birim Central Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region, Mr. Frank Kwame Busumtwi, has exceeded its revenue target for the first quarter of 2008, by 15 per cent.
(TATALE) ZABZUGU/TATALE :
Lightning kills 58-year-old woman
Monday, July 07 2008
A 58-year-old woman Baliba Bekime was struck by lightning and killed last Friday at Tatale in the Zabzugu/Tatale District of the Northern Region.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Concerns raised about students’ involvement in robbery
Monday, July 07 2008
An Educationist has decried the recent involvement of students in armed robbery cases and called for concerted efforts to instil sound moral values in the youth.
(ASANTE-AKURA) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Residents clean surroundings
Monday, July 07 2008
The people of Asante Akura, near Nsawam in the Eastern Region have organised a clean-up exercise during which they weeded and swept the surroundings and cleared choked gutters in the community.
(ACCRA) NDC
NDC Zongo Caucus not a pressure group
Monday, July 07 2008
The Zongo Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been established to facilitate communication and mobilization of NDC members and supporters within Zongo communities and not a pressure group or to promote factionalism and division within the party.
(ACCRA) PNC
PNC to initiate golden age of increased productivity
Monday, July 07 2008
Flag bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigrie Mahama, set-off a pragmatic national accelerated development agenda tagged; “Golden Age of Increased Productivity (GAIP).”
(AMOAKO) AFIGYA SEKYERE:
Vehicles plunge into river Offin- 16 dead
Monday, July 07 2008
At least 16 people died on Sunday when a Mercedes 207 bus ran into a KIA Pride taxi on a bridge over River Offin, dragging it along as both cars plunged into the river, police said.
(TAMALE:
Minister warns against sexual abuse of pupils
Monday, July 07 2008
The Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, Hajia Alima Mahama, has warned school proprietors and teachers not to take advantage of girls under their care to sexually exploit them.
(ACCRA) NPP
Some musicians endorse Akufo-Addo
Monday, July 07 2008
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, assured Ghanaians that government under his leadership would ensure free Senior High School Education for Ghanaians.
(ACCRA) PNC
PNC to review implementation of NHIS
Monday, July 07 2008
Flagbearer of the Peoples National Convention(PNC), Dr Edward Nasigirie Mahama, Proponent of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), said his government would review, strengthen and expand the scheme.
(TELEKU BOKAZO) ELLEMBELLE:
Rehabilitation of Teleku Bokazo-Asasetre road to start
Monday, July 07 2008
Rehabilitation of the six-kilometer Teleku Bokazo-Asasetre road that is in a deplorable condition would start early next month.
(ACCRA) NPP
Choose Alima Mahama as running mate - Group
Monday, July 07 2008
Members of the Islamic Charity Centre for Human Orientation (SCCHO), an Islamic advocacy group, has called on Nana Akufo-Addo, presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to choose Hajia Alima Mahama as his running mate for the December elections.
(McCARTHY HILL) GA WEST:
Mysterious Death At McCarthy Hill
Monday, July 07 2008
A 26 year-old man, Kenneth Anyaogu, was murdered by unidentified people on Wednesday evening at his residence at McCarthy Hill, a suburb of Accra.
(AKIM SWEDRU) BIRIM SOUTH:
Farmers told to ensure proper accounts on kilo deductions
Monday, July 07 2008
Birim South best cocoa farmer, Mr. Emmanuel Duah, has advised officials of Licensed Buying Company representatives entrusted with kilo deductions, to keep proper accounts of such revenues.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Referee attacks player
Monday, July 07 2008
Fifa referee,Mercy Tagoe,grabbed the headlines during Zaytuna FC’s crucial league decider against Real Tamale United after headbutting a player at the Sunyani Coronation Park on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe is goal king
Monday, July 07 2008
Eric Bekoe’s brace on Sunday against All Blacks was enough to see him sit at the top spot for goals scored in the OneTouch Premier League season as he took his tally to 17.
ACCRA :
Veep ask Muslims to give Islam a new image
Monday, July 07 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has expressed regret that the main areas of persistent social discord and armed conflicts in the country occur at where Muslims are in the majority.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hasaacas spank Kessben
Monday, July 07 2008
Sekondi Hasaacas played an all attacking game to spank visiting Kessben FC 4-1 in a crucial decider of the Ontouch Premier League match played at the Sekondi Sports Stadium at Essipong.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal trounce Liberty
Monday, July 07 2008
King Faisal Babies F/C trounced Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals 3-1 in the last and final round of this year’s Onetouch Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Stars pip Arsenal
Monday, July 07 2008
Wa All Stars ensured they beat visiting Berekum Arsenal by a lone goal in the 30th Week of the Onetouch Premier League match played at the Wa Sports Stadium on Sunday.
NATIONAL:
More oil finds soon
Monday, July 07 2008
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, (GNPC), says more oil and gas would be struck in various locations of the country by the end of this year.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat All Blacks
Monday, July 07 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Gamba All Blacks 3-1 in the ultimate match of the 2007/2008 Onetouch Premier League at the Agona Swedru Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts see-off Oly
Monday, July 07 2008
Relegated Accra Great Olympics again failed to put the smiles on the faces of their ’indignant’ fans after they suffered a lone goal defeat to city archrivals Hearts of Oak in the ultimate match of the 2007/2008 Onetouch Premier League on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Ghanaian Athletes miss Olympic Games
Monday, July 07 2008
Only three Ghanaian athletes have so far qualified for the upcoming Beijing Olympics in September, compared to the eight or so that qualified for the last one in Athens, Greece.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Galatasaray want Mensah
Monday, July 07 2008
After completing the signing of Australian international, Harry Kewell on a free transfer, Turkish champions Galatasaray have made Ghana’s stand-in captain John Mensah, another potential target to marshall their defence in their quest to launch a serious assault on the UEFA Champions League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens qualify for World Cup
Monday, July 07 2008
Ghana has become the second African side to qualify for the first ever FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup later in October, after an away win over Cameroon booked their place.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dede suffers injury blow
Monday, July 07 2008
Andre Dédé Ayew has suffered a setback in his fight to full recovery after sustaining an ankle injury in a pre-season match between Olympic Marseille and SC Bastia.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Lies won’t help the nation – Reverend Minister
Monday, July 07 2008
The General Overseer of the Christ Living Ministry at Suhum, Reverend Herbert Mensah, has observed that the culture of lies has gripped the country.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM:
Provide children with moral education - Chief
Monday, July 07 2008
The chief of Topease in the West Akim District, has urged parents to provide their children with moral education as well as practical and acceptable values.
(AWIASO) ELLEMBELLE:
Better future for 21 graduands
Monday, July 07 2008
The Western Regional Director of Education, Mrs Rebecca Afiba Dadzi has urged parents, religious bodies and organizations to ensure the proper up-bringing of the youth.
OFFINSO:
Rainstorm displaces more than 300 students
Monday, July 07 2008
More than 300 students of Namong Senior High School at Namong, a suburb of Offinso, have been displaced by a rainstorm which hit the school about four months ago.
ACCRA:
New phase for Peer Review Mechanism
Monday, July 07 2008
Ghana is to host an African Peer Review Mechanism centre of excellence to enhance the concept of good governance in the sub-region.
(AMOAKO) AFIGYA KWABRE:
Ministers sympathize with accident victims
Monday, July 07 2008
The Minister of Defence, MR. Albert Kan- Dapaah, and the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, have paid a working visit to Amoako near Offinso in the Ashanti Region.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Assembly, Disabled Federation press on
Monday, July 07 2008
The Dormaa Municipal Assembly has reiterated its commitment to support all identifiable disabled societies in the area to enable their members to lead meaningful lives.
BOLGATANGA:
FIDA schools stakeholders on child rights
Monday, July 07 2008
Ignorance of the Children’s Act and its application has been identified as one of the major causes of child labour in the country.
HO:
Prepaid meters pose threat
Monday, July 07 2008
The installation of pre-paid meters on the premises of subvented organizations in the Ho Municipality is posing challenges to the operations of such bodies.
(ADAKLU AHUNDA) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Christians urged to discard selfishness, avarice
Monday, July 07 2008
The Reverend Dickson Kofi Deku, Pastor in charge of Adaklu Abuadi Pastoral District of the Evangelical Presbyterian (EP) Church, Ghana has advised Christians to emulate the unconditional love that Jesus Christ has for mankind.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Police poised for action
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Western Regional Police Commander, Mr.  Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan,  has  said the Police is ready and prepared to handle any eventuality that may arise before, during and after the December Presidential and General elections.
(KUFUOR CAMP) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Area Council builds clinic
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Area Council and the Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP) are co-funding the construction of a GH¢ 50,000 clinic at Kuffour-Camp in the Atwima-Mponua District.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Carpenter abducts 17-year-old girl
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A magistrate court at Nyinahin in the Ashanti Region has remanded Kofi Boateng, a 27-year-old carpenter, for allegedly abducting and keeping a 17-year-old junior high school girl in his house in Kumasi.
WA :
Wa Airstrip poses danger
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Private developers have encroached on lands of the Wa Airstrip in the Upper West Region, posing serious threat to air transport.
ASHIAMAN:
Twins in court for stealing cables
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Tema Circuit Court ‘B’ has remanded Jonathan Larweh and Jonathan Atteh, both driver mates into police custody for stealing 16mm electricity copper wires measuring 140 meters at Ashaiman.
(ACCRA)DPP :
Expensive political billboards are wasteful – DPP
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The flag bearer of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP), Mr Thomas N. Ward-Brew, has condemned the use of giant and expensive billboards mainly by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to project their flag bearers for Election 2008 saying are a waste.
(SAKUMONO) TMA:
Police nab six robbers at Sakumono
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Six armed men who went on a robbery spree at Tema communities 16, 17 and 20 by waiting for their victims to arrive at home at night before attacking and robbing them of cash and other valuables have been arrested by the police at Sakumono.
SUNYANI:
Sunyani, cleanest city in Ghana
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Sunyani, the capital of the Brong-Ahafo Region, has been voted the cleanest city in Ghana for the year 2007 by the Ghana Tourist Board.
NATIONAL:
GWCL to fence treatment systems
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has decided to fence its water treatment systems throughout the country to ward off encroachment and maintain the wholesomeness of water to consumers.
(SEKONDI) NPP :
NPP campaign teams presented with equipments
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Campaign teams for the eight electoral areas in the Sekondi constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), was on inaugurated at Sekondi, with a call on party supporters and sympathisers to avoid complacency.
NATIONAL:
Nation still alert for bird flu
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Director of Veterinary Services, says though the country is currently not under any threat of the avian influenza (Bird Flu) disease, there was the need for all stakeholders to step up their monitoring activities to ensure that they respond quickly to any possible outbreak of the disease.
(YEFRI) NKORANZA NORTH:
Offer dedicated service to the nation-DCE
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Nkoranza North District Chief Executive (DCE), Miss Grace Obeng-Donkor, has underscored the need for the youth to emulate past leaders and offer dedicated and committed services, to enhance the pace of development.
(TAKORADI) NDC :
Aspirant advices politicians
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A parliamentary aspirant for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kobina Prah-Annan,said the attitude and approach of some politicians to politics was strange because they wanted to win elections at all cost.
(ACCRA) CPP :
Reject NPP and NDC- CPP
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Conventions People Party (CPP), has called on Ghanaians not to vote for The National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for their failure to unite the country for accelerated development.
(ACCRA) NPP :
Hackman’s acclamation unconstitutional – NPP activist
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A former Eastern Regional Executive member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Samuel Yaw Annor, has called for the nullification of the purported acclamation of the incumbent Member of Parliament for New Juaben North Constituency, Mr Hackman Owusu-Agyeman last week.
(ELMINA) CPP :
Central Region deserves better- Nduom
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, said that the people of the Central Region deserved better than they have experienced so far.
(KOMFO ANOKYE) KMA :
"Doctor" nabbed
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A 29-year-old man who allegedly posed as a doctor and attempted to dupe a female patient at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has been arrested.
(ADJIRIGANNO) AMA:
37 Military Doctor hangs himself
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Dr. Hayford De-Graft Yankah, a 55-year-old Ghanaian urologist with 30 years’ practical experience in the USA, has hanged himself in his Adjiriganno home, near Accra.
(HAATSO) GA EAST :
Squatters warned to leave.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Squatters have been given an ultimatum to leave the Haatso market complex in two weeks  or be evicted with force by the assembly member of the Haatso electoral area.
( DOME) GA EAST :
More banks for district
Tuesday, July 08 2008
An unprecedented number of banks and financial institutions have flourished in the Dome -Kwabenya constituency within the past year increasing the prospects of business and residents are beaming with excitement.
( KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Buyers to be banned.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Mr Isaac Osei, Chief Executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has warned that any Licensed Buying Company (LBC), which misappropriated cocoa farmers’ bonus would be banned and prosecuted.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko face continental challenge
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Two days after completing the domestic league season, champions, Kumasi Asante Kotoko turn their sights onto another challenge, this time the Confederations Cup.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Multistix Beat NDK Financiers
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Multistix beat NDK Financiers by two goals to one on Saturday 21st June 2008 and in so doing broke a number of painful defeats suffered from the hands of their rivals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics counts on "board room" deduction
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Accra Great Olympics Sporting Club is counting on "boardroom" deductions to survive the Premiership.
( 37 MILITARY) ACCRA :
Drivers punishment: date with the dead
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Drivers who were “punished” by military personnel at the 37 Military Hospital have been narrating their ordeal to the media in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milo Schools Sports Festival ends
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih has called for a comprehensive initiative by stakeholders to use sports to promote healthy relationships among ethnic groups in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA Top 4 starts soon
Tuesday, July 08 2008
This year’s edition of the annual Top Four Championship may kick start on July 31.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to play Faisal
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko would play city rivals, King Faisal in a coronation game billed for the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi on Sunday, July 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets maintain winning form
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 maintained their winning run at the four-nation tournament on Monday, beating host nation, Ivory Coast 1-0.
( AWUDOME) ACCRA :
Fallouts on central cocaine saga
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Very reliable information reaching the media indicates that the 380 slabs of cocaine intercepted by the Police Motor Transport and Traffic Unit (MTTU) officials at Atabadze Barrier in the Central Region barely a week ago could be a tip of the iceberg.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
World Cup berth drives Kingston
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Laryea Kingston is hopeful Ghana complete the first phase qualifying campaign for the 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers as the top team in Group 5.
( AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, July 8.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lyon join Mensah chase
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Ghana stand-in captain John Mensah looks likely to leave his French club Rennes as rivals Lyon are also keen on signing the defender.
( DROBO) JAMAN SOUTH:
District has been peaceful-DCE
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Mr Apraku Tanor, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Jaman South in Brong Ahafo has lauded the tremendous peace and tranquillity among communities in the district since 2001 and urged them to sustain it for enhanced development.
TARKWA NSUAEM :
Municipal education service to get an office complex.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
SANDVIK Mining and Construction, a mining sector service company has inaugurated a 63,000 dollar, three-unit classroom block with office and furnishing for Awudua Junior High School.    
    
ASHAIMAN :
Labourer kidnaps teenager.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Tema Circuit Court ‘B’, presided over by Mrs Amanda Aikins, on Monday remanded a 20-year-old labourer in police custody for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old girl in Ashaiman.
 
ACCRA :
Atta Mills reacts to morgue story.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Office of Professor John Evans Atta Mills, leader and presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress, on Tuesday said it was “greatly dismayed” at the alleged punishment of drivers who flouted road traffic regulations by being asked to work at the mortuary of the 37 Military Hospital.
(OFANKOR) GA WEST :
200 children receive support.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A centre to cater for destitute children, Compassion International  has been launched in Ofankor.
(TANTRA HILL) GA WEST :
Looming accident lane.
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Tantra Hills junction is an accident waiting to happen, concerned residents say.
ACCRA :
Noble economist meets Ghanas economic minister
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Professor Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Laureate in Economics, has urged the government to “take a cold hard look” at the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and negotiate its inimical aspects away, saying that the deal was not free but an extremely managed trade agreement.
HO:
IRS in HIV/AIDS education
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Staff of revenue collection agencies throughout the country have been asked to be morally upright to avoid contracting HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Akuapem South Municipal Sports festival ends
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The sports directorate of the Akuapem South Municipal Assembly has successfully organised their annual U-15 sports festival for Basic schools at the Adonten Park in Aburi.
(SANTASI) KMA:
Opoku Ware School clerk jailed
Tuesday, July 08 2008
An Account Clerk working for the Opoku Ware School Credit Union, was on Monday jailed seven years in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit Court for stealing GH¢ 6,615.50 from his employers.
NKORANZA:
Fulani herdsmen at it again
Tuesday, July 08 2008
A number of food-crop farms at Kataba, a farming settlement near Sessiman in Nkoranza have been destroyed by cattle belonging to Fulani herdsmen in the area.
HO:
Journalism goes beyound information dissemination - Dr. Gadzekpo
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Acting Director of the School of Communication Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Audrey Gadzekpo, has called on journalists to humanize policy stories to enable the public identify with them.
NKORANZA NORTH:
Fertilizer subsidy: fairness must be key - Director
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Nkoranza North District Director of Agricultural Services, Mr Mac Lawrence Ahiadu, has urged agricultural extension officers not to be selective in rendering services to farmers.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Eighty million dollars for transport project
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Parliament on Tuesday, through a resolution, approved an 80-million dollar facility to implement Ghana’s component of the West Africa Transport and Transit Facilitation project.
( KYEBI) EAST AKYEM :
Only three approved agro chemicals in the country
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), Mr Isaac Osei had warned cocoa farmers against the use of unapproved agrochemicals in spraying their cocoa farms.
(DODI-PAPASE) KADJEBI:
Modern ward for Kadjebi Hospital
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Nations that fail to integrate rural development into the development and governance processes are only courting national disaster and socio-economic suicide.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
DANIDA ’van’ reaches Dangme East, West Districts
Tuesday, July 08 2008
The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) on Tuesday presented two Nissan double cabin pick-ups valued at 42,000 dollars to the Dangme East and West districts to monitor the transport sector programme in the districts.
(MAMPONG) ASANTE MAMPONG:
NHIS office survives burglary scare
Tuesday, July 08 2008
An attempt by some unidentified robbers to break into the office of the Asante Mampong Municipal Mutual Health Insurance failed as they could not break the padlock on the main metal gate to the office building.
(KRAMKROM) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
HFC Bank builds JHS block for Kramokrom
Tuesday, July 08 2008
Kramokrom, a farming community near Dwease in the Asante Akim North Municipality, now has a Junior High School (JHS).
TAMALE:
Act promptly to avert outbreak of bird flu
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The National Director of the Veterinary Services, Dr Enoch B Koney, has urged stakeholders in the poultry industry to adopt improved hygiene practices to prevent the outbreak of the Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) and other poultry related diseases.
    
NATIONAL:
MOH to double coverage of supervised deliveries
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Ministry of Health is working at doubling the coverage of supervised deliveries from the current 35 per cent to 70 per cent
by 2010, as part of efforts to stem high maternal mortality in the country.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
60 percent of tertiary enrolments are from private schools
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Sixty to 80 percent of enrolment in tertiary institutions in the country are products of private schools from the basic level, the District Director of Education for Asante Akim-South, Mr. Fabian Belieb has said.
(MOTORWAY) TMA:
Four injured in Tema motorway accident
Wednesday, July 09 2008
One woman was seriously injured when a Mercedes Benz bus with registration number AS 5851 P crashed into an Albion car with registration number AS 872 E on Tuesday morning on the Tema Motorway.
HOHOE :
MPs, Assembly members haggle
Wednesday, July 09 2008
A request by the Hohoe Municipal Assembly to the area’s two Members of Parliament to render accounts on government projects they had undertaken drew a heated debate between the two sides, with the legislators questioning the legality of such a demand.
WA:
Don’t supply alcoholic drinks to party activists
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Upper West Regional Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Kofi Adumah, has appealed to political party leaders not to distributed alcoholic beverages to their party activists during political campaigns.
BOLGATANGA :
Residents attack Metro Mass Transport
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Some angry persons in the Bolgatanga Municipality have since July 1, 2008 besieged the Upper East office of the Metro Mass Transport (MMT) Company in Bolgatanga to seek explanation over the sudden halt of the company’s Bawku–Accra and Bolgatanga-Accra services.
(KANESHIE MARKET) AMA:
Fire guts store at Kaneshie market
Wednesday, July 09 2008
There was a huge fire outbreak in a store at the Kaneshie Market yesterday afternoon. It destroyed foam mattresses, mobile phones and an unspecified amount of money.
(TETREM) OFFINSO :
Mass burial for 8 Offinso accident victims
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Tetrem village, near Offinso, was thrown into mourning as hundreds of people trooped to the Tetrem D.A. Primary and Junior High School park to pay their last respects to eight of the 16 people who died in Sunday’s accident on the River Offin bridge  before they were given a mass burial.
(ESIKAFOAMBATEM) WASSA AMENFI EAST:
Assembly builds school block for Wassa Akropong
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The District Chief Executive for Wassa Amenfi East, Hon. Doris G. Oduro, has commissioned a six-classroom block, offices and a library, built by the assembly for the Riis Presbyterian Primary School at Esikafoambatem, Wassa Akropong.
(BRAKWA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Brakwa resolves 18-year dispute
Wednesday, July 09 2008
An 18-year dispute between the Odikro of Brakwa, Nana Yamoah IV and the Queen mother, Yaa Asantewaa III that has retarded the development and created disunity in the town, has been amicably settled by their Abusuapayin, Nana Kobina Ebo.
AMA :
Police Investigate Dr Yankah’s Death
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The police have begun investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dr Hayford De-Graft Yankah, a urologist at the 37 Military Hospital.
(ASAWINSO) SEFWI WIASO:
Two human traffickers jailed 40 Years
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Two young men who offered a 16-year-old boy for sale have been jailed 20 years each by the Tarkwa Circuit Court.The victim, Akwesi Buabeng, was offered for sale at Sefwi-Asawinso in the Western Region at a price of GH¢30,000.
ACCRA :
2500 cameras for elections
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has taken delivery of 2,500 digital cameras and batteries in readiness for the re-opening of the voters’ register for the December polls.
ACCRA :
CHRAJ condemns punishment.
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Commissioner on Human Rights and Administrative Justice Ms Anna Bossman has condemned in no uncertain terms treatment meted out to commercial drivers by military personnel at the 37 Military Hospital for committing various traffic offences.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, July 9.
HO :
An appeal made to parents.
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Parents have been advised to lighten the burden of household chores on their wards, especially those about to take major examinations and motivate them to be studious.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Please lift the ban-DLTAG
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Domestic Lumber Traders Association of Ghana (DLTAG), has appealed to the Ministry of Lands and Forestry to lift the ban on chainsaw operation to ensure the regular supply of wood on the market.
ACCRA :
Minister tours KIA.
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Minister of Aviation, Mr Joe Baidoe-Ansah, has said although the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) was in good shape, a lot more needed to be done to improve its facilities.
ACCRA :
Look again at compensation law- Joyce Aryee
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ms Joyce Aryee, has called for a review of the compensation law to ensure the sustainable livelihood of people affected by the activities of mining.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas, full of confidence
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The coach of Ghana’s Black Satellites Sellas Tetteh is confident that his team will progress to the next round of the qualifying rounds of the 16th African Youth Championship, Rwanda 2009.
(ABLEKUMA) GA WEST:
Another suicide case
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Residents of  Ablekuma Fan Milk in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region woke up yesterday to the shocking news of yet another man who allegedly committed suicide, barely 24 hours after media reports said a Urologist at the 37 Military Hospital had died in similar circumstances at East Legon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghanaian duo support HIV kids
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Ghanaian internationals, Michael Essien and John Mensah have supported the campaign for the provision of antiretroviral drugs for HIV infected children in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions duo move to Israel
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Heart of Lions have confirmed two of their key players in the just concluded season; John Boye and Emmanuel Banahene,will leave to join newly promoted Hapoel Petah Tikva FC in Israeli.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GOC teams up with NSC
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The National Sports Council in collaboration with Ghana Olympic Committee are to initiate and develop a National Youth talent identification programme to prepare and groom budding sports talents for future local and international competitions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
It was a great season
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Jones Attuquayefio gives his verdict on various aspects of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maxbees win Adjarbeng’s case
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Lower division side Maxbees Football Club claim they have won an appeal’s court ruling over the transfer rights of Asante Kotoko defender,Julius Adjarbeng.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Africa Under-21 Competition rescheduled
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) under-21 competition for both boys and girls will push-off on Friday July 11 2008 at the National Stadium in Cairo, Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
NSC request for keys
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The National Sports Council (NSC) has advised individuals and companies who were allocated stores during the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium to return the keys of the stores allocated them wit immediate effect.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Arsenal ’offer Adebayor to Milan’
Wednesday, July 09 2008
AC Milan claim Arsenal are ready to sell Emmanuel Adebayor, a month after insisting he was not available.
ACCRA:
Water improvement takes centre stage
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Ghana Water Company (GWC) says it has been undertaking reforms to improve on safety of drinking water delivered to consumers.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Farmers urged to protect water bodies
Wednesday, July 09 2008
A civil and environmental engineer with Duke University of Durham, USA, Professor Fred Kofi Boadu, has advised communities and farmers living along water bodies not to pollute rivers with chemicals.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East schools get new busses
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Ten Senior High Schools in the Upper East Region, on Wednesday took delivery of a bus each, donated by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND).
TECHIMAN:
Armed robbery takes new dimension
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Chief of Mampehia in Techiman Municipality, Nana Takyi Gyan II, on Wednesday expressed worry about the high rate of robberies in the area and appealed to the security agencies to help stem the menace.
(GOMOA JUKWA) GOMOA:
Andrews University donates to Jukwa School
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Andrews University of Michigan, in the United State of America (USA) has presented two containers full of furniture to the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Senior High School at Gomoa Jukwa in the Central Region.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Energy Ministry outlines its Citizens Charter
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Management and Staff of the Ministry of Energy have agreed on a charter that would enhance the Ministry’s relations with its publics and also enhance its image.
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA:
National Identification Exercise period needs extension
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Awutu Bawjiase Area Council has called on the National Identification Authority (NIA) to extend for one week, the National Identification Registration Exercise, which would end on Saturday.
(TOASE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Directorate goes strict on candidates’ registration
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Heads of Junior High School (JHS) who would be found registering unqualified candidates for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), would be made to face the full rigorous of the law
SUNYANI:
SSNIT to introduce new system
Wednesday, July 09 2008
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) will in August this year introduce a new programme aimed at checking the rising employer indebtedness to the Trust.
ACCRA:
Fight against maternal mortality continues
Wednesday, July 09 2008
Health Minister, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), has implored health professionals to introduce innovative ways of doing things to transform the sector and reduce maternal mortality by three-quarters by 2015.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Radio repairer caught in the act
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Nyinahin Magistrate Court presided over by Mr Augustine Essah, has granted a GH¢100 bail to Kwadwo Bright, 20, on charges of stealing electric cables and unlawful entry.
(ALAVANYO-KPEME) HOHOE:
Queenmother finances expansion of school feeding programme
Thursday, July 10 2008
Students and pupils of the Alavanyo Senior High Technical School (ASTECH) and the Nkonya-Tayi Roman Catholic Primary School are to benefit from a 10-year feeding programme, costing more than GH¢150,000.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KMA to introduce new Urban Passenger Transport System
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, (KMA) is to pass a new by-law on Urban Passenger Transport System (UPTS) that would regulate vehicular movements in the Metropolis.
NKORANZA:
Over 1,555 needy school children supported
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Nkoranza District Directorate of Education, has supplied educational items to more than 1,550 needy school children in both Nkoranza North and South Districts within the past four years.
(ACCRA) NDC
NDC attends Socialist International meeting
Thursday, July 10 2008
Three members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have returned home after attending a meeting in Athens, Greece organized by Socialist International.
KARAGA:
Karaga Hospital gets mosquito nets
Thursday, July 10 2008
Community Initiatives for Disease Control (CIDC), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) operating in the Northern Region, has donated treated mosquito nets and malaria drugs to the Karaga District Hospital.
NKORANZA:
MP commended
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Headmaster of Busunya Senior High School in Nkoranza North District, Mr Abubakari Ankomah, has commended the Member of Parliament (MP) for Nkoranza South for his support to the development of the school.
PARLIAMENT
Review Assets Declaration Law - Haruna Iddrisu
Thursday, July 10 2008
Parliament has opened a new chapter for combating corruption among public officeholders, calling for a review of the Assets Declaration Law, to include spouses and children of such officeholders.
(KUMASI) NPP
Alhaji Bamba suggested as Nana’s running mate
Thursday, July 10 2008
A Group calling itself the Concerned New Patriotic Party (NPP) Muslims in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has suggested that Alhaji Moctar Bamba should be the running mate to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer for the 2008 Election.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Free medicare not license for more births
Thursday, July 10 2008
Women have been cautioned against abusing the free medical care for pregnant women programme as an opportunity to produce more children.
(AKYEM APERADE) BIRIM SOUTH :
Funeral grounds turn political rallies
Thursday, July 10 2008
As the December elections draw closer, some political parties notably the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have intensified their campaigns by extending it to funeral grounds in the constituencies.
ASANTE-MAMPONG
M/DCEs sworn into office
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, has sworn into office two newly appointed and approved Municipal and District Chief Executives of the Region.
(BAATSONAA) TMA:
“Intensify education on NHIS” – retired midwife
Thursday, July 10 2008
A retired midwife Mrs. Harriet Ama Afrifa has called on the National Health Insurance Secretariat to intensify education on the modalilities associated in accessing the scheme by patients.
(AKYEM AYIREBI) AKYEMANSA
Man slaughters wife
Thursday, July 10 2008
A 37-year-old farmer who could not bear the pain of losing his lover to another man is alleged to have tied the hands and legs of the woman and slit her throat with a machete at a village in the Eastern Region.
OBUASI:
New tariff will worsen Obuasi’s plight
Thursday, July 10 2008
Anglogold Ashanti has said that it will be unable to recover its investments in the Obuasi Mine if the recent announcement of upward prices in utilities is implemented.
STMA :
Repair our roads- residents
Thursday, July 10 2008
Inhabitants and residents of Kanasaworodu, Mampong, Akromakrom and Bomba have appealed to the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan and the Mpohor Wassa West District Assemblies to assist to make their roads motorable.
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI
District forms MIDA advisory committee
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Millenium Development Authority (MIDA) has inaugurated the first District Advisory Committee at Walewale in the West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GBA gets new Technical Director
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has appointed Mr Oko Odamtten as its new Technical Director.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paintsil set for Hammers exit
Thursday, July 10 2008
Ghana international John Paintsil could be swapping clubs in the Premiership after West Ham granted Fulham permission to speak with the Black Stars defender.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan undergoes medicals at Rennes
Thursday, July 10 2008
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan is expected to complete a move from Udinese to French side, Rennes within the next 24 hours.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Crisis Hit Ghana Hockey Teams
Thursday, July 10 2008
The national youth hockey teams currently in Cairo for the African under-21 Hockey Championship are in crisis because there is no money to purchase basic logistic for the players to facilitate their trainning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites leave for Angola
Thursday, July 10 2008
Black Satellites coach, Sellas Tetteh has named an 18-member playing squad for Sunday’s African Youth Championship qualifier against Angola.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister urges Maidens to conquer all
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih has urged the national U-17 female team, the Black Maidens to go for the ultimate during the FIFA U-17 World Cup in New Zealand later in the year.
STMA :
STMA wages war on tax evaders
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has launched a war on tax evaders in the metropolis
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R 2nd Division fixtures
Thursday, July 10 2008
Oguaa United will host Assin Dompim Ahofra Royals in one of the top liners of the 6th Week matches of the Central Region Second Division League at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Danquah pens Newcastle contract
Thursday, July 10 2008
Ghanaian youngster Frank Wiafe Danquah has signed a two-year professional contract with Newcastle United.
(ESSIKADU) STMA :
Kwame Nkrumah education fund supported
Thursday, July 10 2008
Mr Africanus Mensah, a Petroleum Engineer and a member of the Essikadu Royal Family,has presented a cheque for 10,000 United States dollars to the Western Regional House of Chiefs as seed money for the establishment of a limited liability company.
    
LAMBUSSIE-KARNI :
Lambussie chiefs warn Minister
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Chiefs and people of Lambussie District have warned the Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment against twining the district with that of Karni district.
ACCRA :
Airports company apologise to clients.
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Management of the Ghana Airports Company Limited has apologized for the inconvenience caused to passengers at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) due to a breakdown in the baggage belt on July 5 and 6, 2008.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Three years for breach of peace.
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Winneba Magistrate Court has sentenced a 42-year old former security guard to three years imprisonment with hard labour for offensive conduct and breach of peace.
KARAGA :
400 new schools in the offing.
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) would build over 400 new schools and also provide other social services to modernise and improve upon agricultural productivity in each of the 23 beneficiary districts selected for the implementation of the project in the country.
(SAMPA) JAMAN NORTH :
District gets new bank.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Ghana Commercial Bank has opened a new branch at Sampa in Jaman North District of Brong-Ahafo, bringing the total number of branches of the bank in the region to 17.
(KUNTANASE) BOSUMTWE :
e-Zwich is safe.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Ghanaians have been re-assured that the newly introduced e-Zwich system, a biometric money transfer mechanism by the Bank of Ghana is safe and sound for all Ghanaian residents.
WA :
I will bridge the gap between the north and south.
Thursday, July 10 2008
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, flagbearer of the NPP has promised the country good governance that would bridge the widening gap between the North and the South to foster true national unity.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Dam water level for today
Thursday, July 10 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam, as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, July 10.
(AMANSE) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Women’s efforts shape children’s lives - Director
Thursday, July 10 2008
Women have contributed their quota as primary caregivers in the family, shaping especially the lives of children.
(AKIM AYIREBI) AKYEMANSA:
’Government committed to peace and stability’
Thursday, July 10 2008
Government is committed to maintaining peace and stability at all times, Madam Victoria Duah, an assembly at Akim Ayirebi in the Akyemansa .
ACCRA:
Tripartite Committee intervenes in payroll anomalies
Thursday, July 10 2008
The National Tripartite Committee says it has intervened in the teachers’ payroll crisis after organising a meeting that provided the platform for the Ghana National Association of Teachers and the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to explore the issues at stake and find common ground approach to a solution.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA WEST:
Viable agric programme for Upper East
Thursday, July 10 2008
Government has initiated a new agriculture programme for the people of the Upper East Region as part of measures to forestall a likely food insecurity in the region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Sanitation conference opens in Koforidua
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Kwadwo Adjei- Darko, has observed that the filth that has engulfed towns and cities is more of bad attitude and behaviour of the citizenry than funds and capacity as was often indicated.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Narrow escape for Missionaries
Thursday, July 10 2008
A group of foreigners identified as Christian Missionaries, on Tuesday narrowly escaped being crushed underneath a Lagos bound articulated truck, which fell on its side while allegedly avoiding potholes on the Aflao border.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Madina Police round up suspected criminals
Thursday, July 10 2008
Forty-seven suspected criminals were on Thursday rounded up by the Accra-North-East Divisional Police Command in Madina.
BAWKU:
Relief supplies for Bawku victims
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Ghana Red Cross Society, (GRCS), is to start the distribution of food items in crisis torn Bawku on Friday to about 5,000 people affected by the ethnic conflict in the area.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Teething problems as Identification Exercise preogresses
Thursday, July 10 2008
The constant breakdown of Mobile Registration Workshop Machines ( MRW), being used for the National Identification exercise, as a result of pressure and inadequate personnel, is affecting the smooth operation of the exercise in the Effutu Municipality.
ADENTA:
Two nabbed over armed robbery
Thursday, July 10 2008
Two suspected armed robbers who have been attacking and seizing cars within Adenta have been arrested at their hideout in Nuaso near Kpone by the Adenta District Police Command.
KADJEBI:
Fifty million dollars for Kadjebi-Nkwanta road
Thursday, July 10 2008
The European Union is to provide 50 million dollars for the reconstruction of the Kadjebi-Nkwanta-Bimbila road.
(KIA) ACCRA:
VIPs to be screened at airport
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Ministry of Aviation in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is instituting mechanisms at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to screen diplomats and their correspondence, as well as other VIPs.
KETA:
Tourism development tabled for Keta
Thursday, July 10 2008
The Keta Platinum Seaside Resort and Marina, consisting of a variety of untapped tourism attractions in the Keta district and the Amedzofe Mountain area will be developed into international tourism attractions, officials said on Thursday.
ACCRA:
Mathematics and science software launched
Friday, July 11 2008
Junior High School Students now have the opportunity to learn science and math, as well as basic computer skills by themselves following the launch of a self-teaching software.
(TEMA) TMA:
Asogli power plant to acquire licence
Friday, July 11 2008
Agbogbomefia of Ho Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, the brain behind the Sunon Asogli Power Plant project, an Independent Power Plant (IPP), has said the Shenzhen Energy Group from China had followed due processes to acquire the required licence.
BAWKU :
Chiefs urged to support government for peace
Friday, July 11 2008
The Executive Secretary of Coalition of Africa, an NGOs against Torture, Mr. Nurudeen Mohammed Ibrahim, has appealed to chiefs in Bawku to support the government to maintain law and order in the area.
(KUMASI) KMA
Promote the learning of International Languages
Friday, July 11 2008
Assistant Head of Ghana Institute of Languages (GIL), Alhaji Badawi Ahmed Saleh, in Kumasi has called for the promotion of the learning of international languages to boost international trade while increasing access to global job opportunities.
WA:
Minister calls for formation of Councils of Elders
Friday, July 11 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson, has called for the formation of Council of Elders throughout the country to help counsel the youth to become responsible citizens.
(ACCRA) AMA
Six culprits identified in 37 Hospital saga
Friday, July 11 2008
At least six persons who were alleged to have subjected some commercial drivers and their mates to what is described as inhuman treatment of dressing corpse at the 37 Military Hospital mortuary have been identified, hospital’s officials say.
ACCRA:
National Awards cost GH¢ 1.4 million
Friday, July 11 2008
While the controversy surrounding this year’s presidential awards appears to be receding, much more has come up and that is the cost of the medals.
(ACCRA) AMA:
I.C Quaye celebrates national honours
Friday, July 11 2008
Greater Accra Regional Minister, Sheikh I.C Quaye, said the discovery of oil in Ghana was a blessing to the nation and called for the proper management of its revenue to benefit posterity.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Police arrest more criminals in swoop
Friday, July 11 2008
To rid Accra of criminals and drug peddlers, the police yesterday conducted another dawn swoop in the city during which 47 suspects, including one woman, were arrested.
ACCRA :
Chinese man fined for smoking.
Friday, July 11 2008
For smoking on board an aircraft, a Chinese businessman has been fined GH¢90. In default, he will serve a two-month jail term.
ACCRA:
CJA Alleges Fraud In NHIS Operations
Friday, July 11 2008
The Committee for Joint Action (CJA) on Wednesday held a news conference in Accra to comment on the findings of the Special Audit Report on the National Health Insurance Council (NHIC) and the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Western region education fund supported.
Friday, July 11 2008
Eleven oil companies which have petroleum agreements with the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and the Ghana Government are now operating off-shore the coastline from Keta, Tano and Saltpond basins to explore oil and gas.
ACCRA :
Employers protest against scheme.
Friday, July 11 2008
Members of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA) are protesting against the proposed three-tier pension scheme which is due for passage by Parliament by next week.
(WA) NPP:
NPP is the best – Dr Apraku
Friday, July 11 2008
National Campaign Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Kofi Apraku, has urged Ghanaians to retain the Party in power because it has proved to be the best that ever ruled the country.
(KUMASI) CPP:
CPP launches manifesto on July 22
Friday, July 11 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP), will launch its manifesto on July 22, this year, to explain its policies and ideologies to the people to help the party increase its membership and supporters.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC:
NDC appeals for level playing field for all
Friday, July 11 2008
The Eastern Regional Branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed disappointment at the attempt to drag the “Ofori Panin Fie”, the palace of Okyenhene Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Atta into partisan politics.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe for Tottenham/Hertha Berlin?
Friday, July 11 2008
Onetouch Premier League Champions Asante Kotoko’s free scoring goal poacher, Eric Bekoe is the most sought after home-based player after the Ghanaian soccer calendar officially came to an end last Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to name coach soon
Friday, July 11 2008
Dethroned Onetouch Premier League champions, Accra Hearts of Oak are likely to make a public pronouncement of their new technical head in about ten days time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets lift four-nation trophy
Friday, July 11 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 team, the Black Starlets,beat Gabon 2-1 on Thursday to lift the four-nation invitational tournamnet in Ivory Coast.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI :
Police probe farmers’ death
Friday, July 11 2008
The Gambaga district police in the East Mamprusi district of the northern region are conducting investigations into the circumstances under which a 23 year old farmer is alleged to have shot and killed himself.
(YAPEI) CENTRAL GONJA :
The Mid-Volta Eco systems Restoration
Friday, July 11 2008
An ecosystems restoration project has been inaugurated at Yapei in the Central Gonja district of the Northern region to help improve on agricultural and aquatic life in the area.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) LOCAL:
’Team Ghana’ to sweep medals
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ghana Olympic Committee and the National Sports Council have indicated that they are cautiously optimistic that Ghana’s athletics team, "Team Ghana’ are capable of bringing home medals from this year’s Olympic Games at Beijing, China.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko determine for victory
Friday, July 11 2008
Asante Kotoko captain Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour believes his side’s irrepressible confidence and determintion could see them through to the group stage of the Caf Confederation Cup.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian Police Officer killed in Sudan
Friday, July 11 2008
The Police Administration has confirmed the death of General Sergeant Joseph Stanhope Dawson, 39, of the Airport Police Station in Accra during a United Nations (UN) Peace mission in Dafur Sudan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens receive financial boost
Friday, July 11 2008
The senior women’s team, the Black Queens would benefit from a sponsorship support deal brokered by the Ghana Football Association with Continental Commodities Trading Company, a rice import company.
(ADOMI BRIDGE) ASUOGYAMAN :
Adomi bridge to undergo repairs again
Friday, July 11 2008
The Adomi Bridge, one of the most famous and treasured edifices in Ghana, which links the south-eastern part of the country to the Volta and northern regions has developed serious cracks and will be closed to traffic tomorrow.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy desires another Premiership chance
Friday, July 11 2008
Ghana attacker, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie wants to have another shot at the premiership, after his four year stay at Arsenal.
ACCRA :
Beware of free trade.
Friday, July 11 2008
The eminent economist and Nobel laureate, Professor Joseph Stiglitz, has asked trade negotiators in Ghana to look at free trade agreements with a great deal of scepticism and negotiate deals that will benefit its people.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afedzie plots Kotoko downfall
Friday, July 11 2008
Stanley Afedzie is hoping his inside knowledge of Ghana football and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will help his Libyan club Al-Ittihad to a big first leg win over the Porcupine Warriors in their Confederations Cup final 16 round game on Friday.
TAMALE :
PNC to launch manifesto
Friday, July 11 2008
The Peoples National Convention (PNC) is to launch its manifesto tomorrow 12th July, 2008 in Tamale, making the party the first to make its manifesto public in the forthcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.
ACCRA :
President returns from G8
Friday, July 11 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home on Thursday night from Hokkaido, Japan, where he attended this year’s Groupof Eight (G8) Summit from July 7-9.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the Akosombo dam
Friday, July 11 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, July 11.
TECHIMAN :
MOFA advises farmers .
Friday, July 11 2008
A day’s stakeholders forum aimed at promoting stakeholders association information and establishing commodity chain linkages within the Root and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Project(RTIMP) has been held in the Techiman Municipality in Brong-Ahafo.
BAWKU:
Red Cross goes to the rescue.
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ghana Red Cross Society with the support from the International Committee of the Red Cross (I.C.R.C), has  started distributing food items to families in Bawku.
(NKWABENG) NKORANZA SOUTH :
Police advise parents.
Friday, July 11 2008
Inspector Samuel Amfoh of the Nkoranza District Police Station, has urged parents to check their children, and stop them from watching pornographic films on the television and cinema centres, as such films lead them to develop bad habits, involving them in social vices.
WA :
Illegal to deface paraphernelia
Friday, July 11 2008
The Commander of the Airborne Force Detachment in Wa, Lieutenant Michael Siaw Amoah, has reminded Ghanaians that it is against the law of the country to deface the paraphernalia of any political party.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Cultural heritage, tool for nation building
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ghana Education Service has mapped out a comprehensive strategy to preserve, harness and use the Ghanaian cultural heritage and resources to develop a vibrant and a prosperous national community.
HOHOE:
Hohoe feeds more mouths soon
Friday, July 11 2008
A total of 4,000 farmers in the Hohoe Municipal area are expected to cultivate 800 hectares of the high-yielding-drought-resistant New Rice for Africa (NERICA 1/2) variety this year.
(AKROPONG AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Danish NGO supports Akuapem Traditional Area
Friday, July 11 2008
A Danish-based Non-Governmental Organization has donated educational materials, including school furniture, computer accessories, printers, scanners, teaching aids, sport items as well as orthopaedic and clinical equipment worth over GH¢ 40,000 to selected schools and medical centres in the Akuapem traditional area.
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Health Service launches corporate website
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday launched
its corporate website in fulfilment of national ICT policy document known as ICT for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD).
(MINISTRIES) AMA:
Health Service launches corporate website
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Friday launched
its corporate website in fulfilment of national ICT policy document known as ICT for Accelerated Development (ICT4AD).
(KPETOE) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Bank to save travellers from highway robbers
Friday, July 11 2008
Stanbic Bank is to open financial service centres at all Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) terminals where travellers could deposit and withdraw money on arrival at their final destinations.
HO:
Volta Region Police on the alert
Friday, July 11 2008
The Volta Regional Police has assured that it is capable of responding rapidly to all security related challenges in the region.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Poor brilliant pupils receive scholarship
Friday, July 11 2008
The Bisa/McCarthy Trust Fund instituted by the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU), has disbursed GH¢ 71,100 as scholarship package to poor but brilliants students in mining communities.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST:
’Educational reforms will instil discipline’
Friday, July 11 2008
The Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, has observed that the new educational reform would instil a sense of discipline into children to study hard to become assets and not liabilities.
(ADISADEL) CAPE COAST:
Ultra-modern resource centre for Adisadel College
Friday, July 11 2008
An ultra-modern resource centre comprising a 2,000-seater multi-purpose hall, a modern library, administrative offices and state-of-the-art ICT Centre is to be constructed for Adisadel College in Cape Coast.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Afful fights foreign culture infiltration
Friday, July 11 2008
The Effutu Municipal Director of Education, Mr Kodwo A. Afful, has stressed the need to protest against the infiltration of foreign cultures that has adulterated the rich Ghanaian culture to the detriment of national development.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Cocoa farmers advocate weighing scale checks
Friday, July 11 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Best Farmer, Mr. Emmanuel Duah, has appealed to the government to ensure regular checks on the weighing scales of cocoa Purchasing Clerks (P/Cs) to protect farmers from being cheated.
NATIONAL:
Government, World Bank in financing agreements
Friday, July 11 2008
Ghana and the World Bank on Friday signed four separate financing agreements, totalling 157 million dollars to support the government’s development agenda.
(ADOMI BRIDGE) ASUOGYAMAN:
Alternative routes given upon closure of Adomi bridge
Saturday, July 12 2008
Accra bound passenger vehicles and travellers from the Volta Region have been called upon to bear with the inconvenience arising from the partial closure of the Adomi Bridge for major repair
works.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Re-plan existing urban housing
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Eastern Regional Water and Sanitation Engineer, Mr. Worlanyo Siabi, has advocated a re-planning for existing rban housing to compel their owners to provide sanitary facilities for their tenants in order to curtail the health hazards resulting from inadequate toilet facilities.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
GES Director condemns vandalism of toilet facilities
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Director of the School Health Education Programme (SHEP), of the Ghana Education Service, Mrs. Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam, has condemned the increasing spate of vandalism and sabotage of toilet facilities belonging to basic schools and called on District Assemblies to institute measures to deal with the threats.
ACCRA:
Ghana, British Police to fight organised crime together
Saturday, July 12 2008
Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Mr. Annan Cato has initialled a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ghana Police Service and the British Police at the offices of the New Scotland Yard in London.
(OSU) AMA :
Avoid violence to protect heritage-Osu Mantse
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Osu Mantse, Nii Nortey Owuo III has appealed to the youth to avoid violence and rather protect the heritage of Osu to bequeath to future generation a befitting state.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Public urged to support police fight crime
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Deputy Commissioner of Police and Director General of Finance of Ghana Police Service, Mr Stephen Andoh-Kwofie, has said the police could succeed in the fight against crime with the support and cooperation of the public as partners.
ASHAIMAN:
Ashiaman deaf school receives support
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Proprietress of Creator Schools in Tema, Pastor (Mrs) Comfort Chemfe Adjarko, has presented some  items worth over GH¢5,000 to the management of State School for the Deaf in Ashaiman Municipality and Happy Home Academy in Tema Metropolis.
(AMANOKROM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Eleven nabbed for arson
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Akropong police have arrested 11 persons for their alleged involvement in an attempt to set ablaze the Amanokrom chief’s palace last Tuesday.
ACCRA:
Journalists Association calls for entries for Excellence Award
Saturday, July 12 2008
The West African Journalists Association (WAJA) is calling for entries for an Excellence Award 2008 intended to honour the best three reports in print media, radio and television in the areas of conflict prevention, peacekeeping and human rights.
(MADINA) GA EAST:
Weapon seller grabbed
Saturday, July 12 2008
Edem Asio, alias Abigi Nash, 24, has been arrested by the Madina Police for allegedly attempting to sell three locally manufactured pistols.
(GBAWE) GA WEST:
U.S.A returnee hangs himself
Saturday, July 12 2008
Two separate suicide cases were yesterday recorded yesterday in different parts of the country, bringing such reported cases to six in a week.
NATIONAL:
Presidency reacts
Saturday, July 12 2008
The Presidency has reacted to media reports on the cost of the National Awards in a press statement Mr Andrew Awuni, Press Secretary to the President and Presidential Spokesman, signed on Friday.
TEMA :
British students learn Ghanaian culture.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.

ACCRA :
Gulf nations doing more for Africa.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.     

BOLGATANGA :
Director of Prisons worried.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.

(ADOMI) ASUOGYAMAN:
Repair work started.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.
    

TAMALE :
Direct investments to the north.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.

ACCRA:
NGO appeals to AMA.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.

TARKWA :
Fire destroys property.
Sunday, July 13 2008

Fire gutted 10 rooms on the first floor of a storey building destroying properties worth several thousands of Ghana cedis.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
COCOBOD advises farmers
Sunday, July 13 2008

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 :
DACF gives away 30 per cent
Sunday, July 13 2008

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).
    

BIRIM NORTH :
Coalition fights against surface mining
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.
    

ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Let peace prevail.
Sunday, July 13 2008

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.

(AKIM ABOMPE) FANTEAKWA:
Abompe initiates project
Monday, July 14 2008
The Fanteakwa District Assembly in collaborating  with the Social Investment Fund is to build a three-unit classroom block, a reading room, a staff common room, a five-seat KVIP toilet and urinal for Abompe Salvation Army Junior High School at a cost of 47,920 Ghana cedis.
(OSINO) FANTEAKWA:
Anglican Church constructs mission house
Monday, July 14 2008
Members of Osino Anglican Church have raised an amount of 3,500 Ghana cedis to construct a mission house
(KUMASI) KMA:
Appiah-Menkah advocates for Oil Palm Development Board
Monday, July 14 2008
The Managing Director of Appiah-Menkah Apino Soap in Kumasi, Mr Akenten Appiah-Menkah, has called for the establishment of a Palm Oil Development Board to handle issues on the industry.
(WASIPE) WEST GONJA :
Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission organizes free medical care
Monday, July 14 2008
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, has organized a two-day free medical care for the people of Wasipe Traditional Area, at Daboya in the Northern Region.
(PUSU-NAMONGO|) TALENSI- NABDAM
Catholic Church embarks on environment programme
Monday, July 14 2008
The Navrongo- Bolgatanga Diocese of the Catholic Church as part of its “ARBOR” Week celebration this year has embarked on Environmental Education Programmes in some communities and schools in the Upper East Region.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Invest in children’s education
Monday, July 14 2008
The founder of Global Educational Complex at Kwadaso in Kumasi, Mrs Alice Menu, has appealed to parents to invest in their children’s education instead of spending their resources on fashion.
(GBEDEMBILSI) BUILSA:
Government acts to pre-empt food insecurity
Monday, July 14 2008
Government has initiated a new agriculture programme for the people of the Upper East Region as part  of measures to pre-empt likely food insecurity in the region.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Schools warned against collection of illegal levies
Monday, July 14 2008
The Manager of the Normal Technical Training School in Koforidua in the Eastern Region,  Mr. Albert Freeman Aikins, has cautioned schools against the collection of illegal levies from pupils and students.
(ISSA) NPP:
Do not gamble with your vote – Alan
Monday, July 14 2008
A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Alan Kyeremateng, has called on the electorate not to gamble with their votes during Election 2008, but vote for the NPP for development, good governance, freedom of speech and rule of law.
(TEMA) TMA:
UK delegation calls on Tema Mantse
Monday, July 14 2008
A delegation of students and teachers from Rossington All Saints College in Doncaster, UK have paid a courtesy call on Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Krakru II.
(WA) NPP:
Nana pledges one billion dollars for NR
Monday, July 14 2008
Flagbearer of the NPP, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged one billion dollars for the Northern Development Fund to cater for development in the three northern regions and bridge the gap between the south and the north under his administration.
(ACCRA) NDC:
John Mahama embarks on Brong Ahafo tour
Monday, July 14 2008
Running Mate to Professor Evans Atta Mills, Flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. John Dramani Mahama, said the NDC would streamline the Ghana Police Service to respond to the security needs of the country, if the party comes to power.
(FUNSI) WA EAST:
Chiefs commend government
Monday, July 14 2008
Traditional rulers in the South Sissala area of the Wa East District have commended the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration for creating a district for the people and providing them with development projects.
ACCRA :
Pregnant women patronise free health insurance
Monday, July 14 2008
Barely 10 days into the implementation of free access to maternal health services in Ghana, there has been a sharp increase in the number of pregnant women registering with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in some major hospitals.
(ACCRA) :
Expedite action on Odododiodioo NDC petition – EC urged
Monday, July 14 2008
The Secretary of the Odododiodoo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Joseph Otoo, has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to expedite action on a petition to remove some registration and polling centers in the area.
(KASOA) NPP:
NPP officially outdoors Nana
Monday, July 14 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has held a well-attended rally at Kasoa in the Central Region to formally outdoor the Party’s Flag-Bearer, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and parliamentary candidates for Election 2008.
ACCRA:
President outraged
Monday, July 14 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has taken strong exception to the reported molestation of some commercial drivers and their mates by some soldiers at the 37 Military Hospital, Andrew Awuni, Press Secretary to the President, has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah finally joins Rennes
Monday, July 14 2008
Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan has finally completed his move to France by signing a four year deal with Rennes from Udinese in Italy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko lose to Ittihad
Monday, July 14 2008
Asante Kotoko failed to hold on an early lead to suffer a 2-1 defeat at Al-Ittihad in their Confederation Cup first leg final qualifying round on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts agree Jibril’s transfer
Monday, July 14 2008
Hearts Of Oak have agreed to transfer teenager Tawrick Jibril to Spanish side,Athletico Madrid, for a fee close to US$ 500,000.
(KUMASI) NDC :
NDC determined to wrestle power from NPP this year
Monday, July 14 2008
The Flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has said that the Party’s determination to wrest power from the New Patriotic party (NPP), in this year’s election would not be achieved on silver platter.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites qualify despite defeat
Monday, July 14 2008
Ghana have moved closer to reaching the finals of the 16th African Youth Championship in 2009 after advancing past Angola on Sunday to the final round qualifiers.
BAWKU:
Bawku Naba in call for peace
Monday, July 14 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Bawku Traditional Area, Naba Asigri Abugrago Azoka II, has called on his subjects to halt all hostilities in the area to maintain the current peace and stability.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Juve Chase Muntari
Monday, July 14 2008
Juventus are reported to be in the hunt to sign Portsmouth’s Sulley Muntari in a deal reportedly worth £12 million, claims the Sunday Mirror.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Time for ’Home-grown’ Coach
Monday, July 14 2008
Coaching remains an integral part of the development of football as a sport in every country and the discovery of the many talents seen in Ghana now were unearthed by local bred coaches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko protest Kuffour’s suspension
Monday, July 14 2008
Asante Kotoko say they will appeal the two match ban of captain Emmanuel Osei Kuffour ahead of their second leg Caf Confederation Cup final qualifying round against Al Ittihad in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Razak doubtful over RTU future
Monday, July 14 2008
Former Ghana international Abdul "The Golden Boy" Razak says he is unsure whether he will stay on as Real Tamale United coach after seeing through his one-year contract.
NATIONAL:
36, 000 security men for elections
Monday, July 14 2008
Thirty-six thousand security personnel drawn from the Police Service, the Prisons Service, the Ghana National Fire Service, the Immigration Service and the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) will be deployed to maintain law and order during the December 7 elections
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ban on polythene bag use advocated
Monday, July 14 2008
Participants at the just ended 19th MOLE Conference on sanitation in Koforidua have urged the government to take steps at banning the use of polythene bags and encourage the use of paper bags, baskets and other degradable alternatives in the country as a matter of urgency.
(TAABOSOM) MFANTSEMAN:
Make open day celebration compulsory– Nana Entsifua
Monday, July 14 2008
The Queen Mother of Taabosom near Abeadze Dominase in the Mfantseman Municipality, Nana Ama Entsifua, has advocated that open day celebration should be made compulsory for schools.
(BAREKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Barekese School improves infrastructural base
Monday, July 14 2008
The Barekese Senior High School in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District, has completed the construction of a dinning hall, two large stores and three offices at the cost of GH¢180,000.
(AKPATOEME) KETU:
Many scramble for unwholesome contraband goods
Monday, July 14 2008
Officials of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) and Environmental Health Department at Aflao last Friday came under intense pressure from the public to temporary suspend the destruction of a large quantity of assorted unwholesome contraband goods at Akpatoeme near Penyi.
(YONSO) ASANTE MAMPONG:
Foundation support needy pupils
Monday, July 14 2008
The Yonso Students Union (YOSU) in collaboration with the Yaa Komfour Bediako Heritage Foundation (YKBHF), a benevolent society, have donated educational materials worth several thousands of Ghana cedis to 36 needy pupils at Yonso near Asante-Mampong.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Dormitory for Kumasi special school
Monday, July 14 2008
A Kumasi-based business magnate, Mr Naja David, has single-handedly funded the putting up of a dormitory block for Kumasi Garden City Special School, at the cost of GH¢ 35,000.
(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Geneva Convention Bill in Parliament
Monday, July 14 2008
Parliament on Monday took the Geneva Convention Bill, which is to, among other things, regulate the use of Red Cross emblems, through the second reading.
(AWUTU BERAKO) AWUTU SENYA:
Fatal accident claims two lives
Monday, July 14 2008
An Akim Oda-Accra bound Mercedes Benz Bus on Monday morning  knocked down two pedestrians killing them instantly at Awutu Berako in Awutu-Senya District.
SUNYANI:
Media urged to revise notes
Monday, July 14 2008
A four-day training workshop for members of Brong-Ahafo Regional branch of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has ended in Sunyani with a call on media practitioners to help create an enabling environment for the private sector to thrive.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA Boss cleared of contempt charge
Monday, July 14 2008
An Accra Fast Track High Court on Monday dismissed a contempt motion brought against the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for failing to eject hawkers at Knustford Avenue in the Central Business District of Accra.
NKORANZA:
Need for collaboration between GNAT and NAGRAT
Monday, July 14 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Chairman of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Nana Kwaku Nketiah, has called for a closer collaboration with members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) to promote education.
ACCRA :
Public urged to ensure food safety
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ghanaian consumers have been urged to always insist on compliance with hygienic food handling practices by food retailers to ensure food safety and good health.
CAPE COAST:
NHIS officials urged to move to register pregnant women
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have been urged to move to the various communities to undertake mass registration of pregnant women to help speed up government policy of providing free health care for them.
BAWKU :
Curfew at Bawku Municipality unchanged
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs for another one week with effect from Monday, July 14.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Media urged to extend coverage of Small-Scale Enterprises
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of KAB Governance Consult, Mr Kwasi Afriyie-Badu, has appealed to the media to extend its coverage of small-scale enterprises to promote their activities and operations.
   
(KNUST) KMA:
Junk food killing Ghanaians- CNC Director
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Director of the Kumasi Centre for National Culture (CNC), Mr. Samuel Adjei, has said there is high incidence of non-communicable diseases in the country of late, partly due to high patronage of foreign junk food by many Ghanaians.
(ASUBIMA) TECHIMAN :
Teak farmers urged to register with Forestry Division
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Odikro of Atubourso in the Techiman municipality, Nana Joseph Ackesson, has advised teak plantation farmers to register with the Forestry Division instead of relying on individuals.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, July 14.
KETA:
Tourism attractions in Volta Region to be developed
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Keta Platinum Seaside Resort and Marina, consisting of a variety of untapped tourism attractions in the Keta district and the Amedzofe Mountain area are to be developed into international tourism attractions at a cost of 200 million US dollars.
AMA:
Help mould talents of youth- Ga Mantse
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, has appealed to professional bodies to help mould talents of the youth in Accra for them to  acquired the requisite skills in their chosen professions.
NATIONAL:
Ala-Adjetey passes away
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Unconfirmed report reaching Ghanadistricts has it that the Former Speaker of Parliament, Hon. Peter Ala-Adjetey has passed away at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST:
Kwahu East DCE approved
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Newly created Kwahu East District Assembly has approved Mr Ramond Osafo-Djan as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the assembly.
(WINNEBA) NDC:
NDC would make the youth creative—Mike Hammah
Tuesday, July 15 2008
A National Democratic Congress (NDC) government would initiate a comprehensive policy to transform the youth into a creative workforce towards national development, if voted to power in the 2008 Election.
(OYOKO) NEW JUABEN:
160 needy students get scholarship
Tuesday, July 15 2008
160 needy students in the New Juaben Municipality have been granted scholarship bursaries to a tune of 100 Ghana cedis each under the USAID Presidential Africa Education Initiative (AEI) to ensure an increase in enrolment in schools.
TAMALE :
Police to intensify patrols in conflict areas
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Police personnel in Northern and Upper East Regions would intensify their day and night patrols at polling stations in “flash points and conflicts” areas during Election 2008 to ensure peace.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC confident of winning Election 2008 - Danny Annan
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), said the party was growing in confidence and would win both the parliamentary and presidential elections to form the next government.
NATIONAL:
Burkina Faso dam will not spill
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Bagre Dam on the White Volta in Burkina Faso would not be spilled until heavy rains set in by August or the beginning of September, Mr Issaka Maiga, Burkinabe Minister of Agriculture has said.
(ACCRA) CPP :
NPP has "poverty of vision" - CPP
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ghana’s leaders are increasingly demonstrating they are incapable of managing the country’s affairs contrary to the basic premise of African liberation won by the Convention People’s Party (CPP) that "the Black man is capable of running his own affairs".
NATIONAL:
Ghana signs 2007 International Coffee Agreement
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK and Ireland, Mr. Annan Cato has signed the 2007 International Coffee Agreement on behalf of the Government of Ghana at the London headquarters of the International Coffee Organisation.
(GOMOA WEST) NDC:
Tutor elected Gomoa West NDC candidate
Tuesday, July 15 2008
A 54-year-old tutor of the Anglican Senior High School in Kumasi, Mr Francis Kojo Arthur, was at the weekend elected the National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Gomoa West at the constituency delegate’s congress at Gomoa Ankamu.
(NKORANZA SOUTH) CPP :
Nkoranza South CPP elects parliamentary aspirant
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Mr Kwasi Appiah-Bekoe 47, a businessman has been elected Parliamentary Aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP)for Nkoranza South Constituency by popular acclamation for Election 2008.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Mills starts first phase of Central Region tour
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The leader and Presidential Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, begins a tour of the Central Region on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens embark on training tour
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The technical team of the national Under-17 female team, the Black Maidens,have drawn up a comprehensive training tour programme ahead of the fifa U-17 World Cup in New Zealand.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Abedi’s son for France U-17
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Abedi Pele’s last son, Jordan Ayew, has been invited to the French national U-17 team.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) AFRICA:
South Africa Girls thrash Ghana 5-1
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ghana’s female under-21 hockey team, the Junior Black Sticks, played their best game at the ongoing African Hockey Youth Championship but lost 1-5 to free-scoring South Africa in their third game today at the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) AFRICA:
Ghana demolish Libya
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Ghana’s male junior hockey team, the Black Sticks, scored their highest goal in international hockey after humiliating hapless Libya 17-0 on Saturday at the July 11-19 African under-21 Hockey Championship in Cairo, Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Drogba campaign amuses Marseille
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Marseille president Pape Diouf claims to be "amused" by an appeal launched by his club’s fans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Nigerian football conmen exposed
Tuesday, July 15 2008
An undercover BBC investigation has exposed how young African footballers are being conned out of thousands of dollars by Nigerian fraudsters.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stade Malien woo Razak
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Malien Primiere Division side, Stade Malien,want to engage the services of Real Tamale United coach Abdul Razak for a third spell.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GAABA/JAB fight-night
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) team and their Nigerian opponents, the Joint Amateur Boxing (JAB) Team will weigh-in on Friday morning at Chicken ’N’ Likin Restaurant on the Osu Labadi Road.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to appoint CEO
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak will soon begin the hunt for a new Chief Executive Officer to succeed Mr. Vincent Sowah Odotei who is currently in the saddle, albeit in an acting capacity and whose mandate was extended after his first tour expired on July 6.
(FLAG STAFF HOUSE) AMA :
Some buildings to be taken over.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Buildings within a certain radius of the new Presidential Palace at the Flagstaff House will be taken over by the national security outfit before the palace is inhabited, sources within the national security apparatus have hinted.
ACCRA :
More to benefit from school feeding programme
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The number of pupils benefiting from the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is to be increased from the current 477,714 to more than one million in the next two years.
AMA :
Mayor acquitted.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Accra Fast Track High Court has dismissed an application for contempt filed against the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan (AMA), Mr Stanley Adjiri-Blankson, by an Accra-based businessman.
ACCRA :
EC educates muslim clergy.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The forthcoming registration of newly qualified voters will be a digital affair; a departure from the use of Polaroid cameras in the photographing of voters as in previous exercises.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
New Korle Bu CEO speaks out
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Professor Nii Otu Nartey has pledged to do everything in his capacity as the head of Korle-Bu to ensure that the facility’s desire to attain excellence in healthcare delivery was achieved.
HO:
Children fanning the flames of HIV/AIDS
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Early sex among children especially, girls at 12 years and below could be “stoking the fires of HIV/AIDS in Ghana,” Doctor Silvia Anie, Director of Policy and Planning, Ghana Aids Commission (GAC) said on Monday.
(BENSO) MPOHOR/WASSA EAST:
MPs get involved in company’s operations
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The government has waived import duties to support the development of local industries and to promote the private sector as the engine of growth.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Consumers laud pre-paid metering technology
Tuesday, July 15 2008
A cross-section of electricity consumers using pre-paid metres have lauded its introduction, saying it has helped them to control their expenditure on the utility.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
CHRAJ assesses environmental impact on mining communities
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has embarked on environmental impact assessment on mining communities to determine how the rights of the people were being infringed upon and make recommendations.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Dental unit for Saint Dominic Hospital
Tuesday, July 15 2008
An ultra-modern dental clinic has been inaugurated at Saint Dominic Hospital at Akwatia in the Kwaebibirem District to cater for the dental care of the people and beyond.
(COMMUNITY ONE) TEMA:
Assembly member clears area of criminals
Tuesday, July 15 2008
In a bid to correct the criminal image of his electoral area, the Assembly Member for the Kwesi Plange Electoral area in the Tema Metropolis, Mr Alhassan Issah, on Sunday led a watchdog committee to arrest six drug peddlers.
HOHOE:
Japanese Embassy funds classroom project
Tuesday, July 15 2008
The Japanese Embassy in Ghana is funding the construction of a six-unit classroom block worth 72,200 dollars for the Saint Francis Training College Demonstration Primary School in Hohoe.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Western Regional Minister calls for unity
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Anthony Evans Amoah, has called for unity among the people in the region to enable them benefit from the oil find and other natural resources in the Region.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Regional Police to impound unregistered vehicles
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has directed that it would impound all unregistered vehicles that ply the roads in the night
(KUMASI) KMA:
Pupils to plant 3,800 tree species
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Ashanti Regional Directorate of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has distributed 3,800 tree seedlings of teak, militia and acacia to 12 basic schools in Kumasi Metropolis for planting to mark World Environment Day on Wednesday, July 23.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Tamale Teaching Hospital now fully accredited
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) has received full accreditation to its status and would operate as such including the training of medical students from University for Development Studies (UDS)
PARLIAMENT:
MP calls for replacement of equipment to prevent earthquake
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A Member of Parliament (MP) has called for a speedy replacement of seismic equipment to ensure that the country developed an effective earthquake emergency preparedness strategy.
(TETREM) AFIGYA KWABRE:
200 buses ready for distribution to SHSs
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Government has taken delivery of 200 buses to be distributed to Senior High Schools nationwide to improve transportation challenges facing them, the Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih  has said.
ASSIN NORTH :
Assembly assists residents
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Assin North Municipal Assembly has embarked on the implementation of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme to assist the aged, orphans, vulnerable children and the severely disabled persons.
WA:
253 accidents during political campaigns in UW
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Upper West Region recorded a total of 253 motor accidents during political party campaigns between 1999 and 2004.
NATIONAL:
Government says Ala Adjetey’s death is great loss to nation
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Office of the President has described the death of Mr Peter Ala Adjetey, former Speaker of Parliament, as a great loss to the nation.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Chiefs bemoan scarcity of land for farming
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Chiefs of fringe communities along Pra and Anum Rivers in the Asante Akim South District have expressed concern about the unavailability of lands for their people to farm on despite being surrounded by vast forest.
(NPP) KUMASI :
Elizabeth wins primaries.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
At its primaries held in Kumasi , the Oforikrom Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has elected Elizabeth Agyemang, the incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) to represent the party.
GARU-TEMPANE:
Plight of UE basic schools
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Some 58 per cent of basic schools in the Upper East Region destroyed during last year’s floods have not been rehabilitated.
WA:
Upper West police impound 5,999.500 grams of cannabis
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Upper West Regional Police Command has impounded over 5,999.500 grams of leaves suspected to be cannabis supposedly coming from the Brong Ahafo Region to Upper West region.
(JUASO) CRIME:
Railway employee jailed
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A 43-year-old employee of the Ghana Railway Company (GRC) who allegedly stole some shanks of the rail line has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by the Juaso Circuit Court.
NATIONAL :
GHS warns against complacency in pregnancy
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has warned expectant mothers against complacency that pregnancy is a natural phenomenon and therefore safe under all conditions.
NATIONAL :
Measures to eliminate food borne illnesses
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has called for the enactment of appropriate, science-based and well-designed measures to eliminate food-borne illnesses, which claim the lives of 86,100 annually with 10 people dying hourly of food-borne illnesses in the country.
KADE (CRIME) :
Imposter jailed
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A Kade Magistrate’s court has remanded Richard Ohene Gyan who allegedly posed as a staff of Ghana Commercial Bank and defrauded two traders under the pretext of securing loans for them to expand their businesses in prison custody.
NATIONAL:
Oil revenue should lift remaining 26 per cent out of poverty - Short
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Former British Cabinet Minister, Clare Short, has challenged Ghana to use the expected revenue from crude oil to lift the remaining 26 per cent of the population living in poverty out of their situation.
CAPE COAST (CRIME):
Watchman remanded for alleged theft
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A 45-year-old watchman at Nkanfoa, a suburb of Cape Coast, Kwame Kanjaga, who allegedly stole iron rods worth GH¢502.00 from a shop he was employed to guard, has been remanded in custody by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
ACCRA :
PROFILE: Former Speaker of parliament
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The man, PETER ALA ADJETEY as early as Standard Five, had a strong attraction to politics.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament protects rights
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Majority Leader, Abraham Osei-Aidoo sits with a copy of the USA Patriot Act on his desk, but his Parliament’s Anti-Terrorism Bill won’t look quite the same.
TAMALE :
PURC takes education further.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has held a forum to educate students in the Tamale Metropolis on its functions and the conservation of water and energy, in Tamale.
FEATURE :
Ethnic induced conflicts.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Ethnicity induced conflicts in Africa keep on recurring in various parts of the Continent and the earlier solutions were found to solve the problem the better it would be for all.
TECHIMAN :
Five years for robbery.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Techiman district magistrate’s court has sentenced a 28-year-old loader at the Nkoranza maize market to five years in jail for robbery.
    
(UCC) CAPE COAST :
Woman gets position of Vice Chancellor
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A 57-year-old scholar, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has become the first Ghanaian woman to be appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast.
STMA :
Nation looses to scrap dealers
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Thieves have dug up and sold as scrap, the cast metal pipelines that serve as backup for the PVC pipelines that supply water to the Sekondi/Takoradi metropolis and other parts of the Western Region.
ACCRA :
Minister unhappy.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Hajia Alima Mahama told an audience of female leaders that she had been called a ‘prostitute’ and sent hate mail simply because she was a woman in office.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Cow legs to be destroyed
Wednesday, July 16 2008
THE Ghana Standards Board (GSB) and the Police Service will today, destroy the cow legs and hide that were with the 399 parcels of cocaine intercepted by the Nsawam police on May 31.
(37 HOSPITAL) AMA :
Personnel interrogated.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A number of military personnel at the ‘37’ Military Hospital have been interrogated over their alleged involvement in the detention and torture of some drivers and their mates in the hospital’s mortuary for traffic offences.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
SSNIT organizes seminar on Accounts Reconciliation
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has held a day’s seminar at Gambaga in East Mamprusi District to educate its schedule officers and stakeholders on the Employer Member Accounts Reconciliation (EMAR), a new billing system it had introduced.
(NEW ABIREM) EAST AKIM:
Union calls for review of foreign firms quota
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A trade unionist, Mr Eric Gyimah, has called on government to review the quota of expatriates employed by foreign firms because the opportunity is being abused.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Whistleblowers are protected by law – Commissioner
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Deputy Commissioner, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr. Richard Quayson, has urged the public to be bold and report improprieties against public officials and organisations to the appropriate authorities for investigations, since they would be protected by the law.
ACCRA:
COCOBOD donates to College of Health Sciences
Wednesday, July 16 2008
As part of its social responsibility, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Wednesday donated GH¢ 10,000 to the Postgraduate Endowment Fund of the College of Health Sciences.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Oboshie tasks tourism heads
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Minister for Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Mrs. Oboshie Sai Cofie, has urged various heads under the Ministry and Tourism and related agencies to accelerate work on projects to ensure that this year’s set-targets are met.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Minister reminds journalists of responsibilities
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has urged African Journalists to ensure a fair and balanced image of the
continent in their reportage.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Paintsil Signs For Fulham
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Premier League Fulham completed the double signing of defender John Pantsil and striker Bobby Zamora from London rivals West Ham United.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’ll Play For Hearts
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Alex Asamoah of Obuasi AshGold has told close confidantes that he would want a move out of Ashgold to play for Accra Hearts of Oak in the next Premier League season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Two Ghanaians to participate in Olympic Youth Camp
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Two Ghanaian Senior High Students will represent the country at the third edition of the Olympic Youth Camp, which will coincide with the Olympic Games in Beijing, China next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA organizes coaching course
Wednesday, July 16 2008
A six-day basic coaching course for soccer coaches opened at the Robert Mensah Stadium at Cape Coast on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Le Roy to coach Oman
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Former Ghana coach Claude Le Roy was on Tuesday named as the new boss of the Oman national team, the Omani news agency reported.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Stanbic Invitational Golf tourney
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The annual Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited Invitational Golf Championship will tee off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, July 26.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to outdoor new coach
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Dethroned Ghanaian League Champions,Hearts of Oak,will unveil Serbian trainer Kostadin Papic as their new coach on Friday.
ACCRA:
Equipment to check narcotic scourge now available
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Ghana moved a notch higher in the quest to quell the menace of drug trafficking as the government of the United Kingdom on Wednesday donated a state-of-the-art equipment to the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) to recover narcotic substances concealed in the stomach or anus of couriers.
(ASESEWA) UPPER MANYA KROBO:
Child Rights Club inaugurated at Asesewa
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The Member of Parliament for Upper Manya, Mr Stephen Amoanor Kwao, has appealed to parents to discuss and educate their children on the dangers of pre-marital sex.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Adopt alternative corrective measures in child discipline
Thursday, July 17 2008
A Research Officer, Mrs Florence A. Quartey of the Department of Women of the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) said parents, teachers and general public must adopt alternative corrective measures to discipline children.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
MCE expresses concern about use of foreign music
Thursday, July 17 2008
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Adjei-Boateng, has expressed concern over the use of foreign songs and dances to perform choreography at schools.
(ADOMI BRIDGE) ASUOGYAMAN:
Bridge closure takes toll on transport operators
Thursday, July 17 2008
The daily temporary closures of the Adomi Bridge at Atimpoku for emergency repair works are said to be taking a heavy toll on commercial road transport operators plying between the Volta and the Greater Accra regions and parts of the Eastern Region.
AMA:
AMA ordered to phase out pan latrines
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Supreme Court  has ordered Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to phase out the use of pan latrines in the metropolis within five years.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Rawlings pays last respect to the late Chief of Ejisu
Thursday, July 17 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has paid his last respect to the late Paramount Chief of Ejisu Traditional Council, Nana Aboagye Agyei II, who was laid in state on Wednesday at his Palace in Ashanti.
(SANTASI) KMA :
Youth before court
Thursday, July 17 2008
An unemployed youth and a welder have been remanded by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly Circuit for stealing 300 dollars, GH¢ 440 and other items totalling GH¢6,000 belonging to a tailor.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Police arrest Accra-based armed robbery gang in Kumasi
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested four members of an Accra-based syndicate robbery group believed to be terrorizing Kumasi residents in the past few weeks.
(KUNTUNASE) BOSOMTWE:
Work on a 15-million-dollar conference centre for Presbyterian Church
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Moderator of the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), Rt. Rev. Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso has laid the foundation stone for work to begin on a 15-million-dollar multi-purpose conference centre to enhance investment and improve the revenue base of the church.
(SUNYANI) NDC:
NDC will restore people’s confidence – Mahama
Thursday, July 17 2008
Running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flag-bearer Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Mr Mahama Dramani, says information gathered so far during his tour of some parts of Brong-Ahafo indicated that people had lost confidence in politicians and the NDC was determined to change the trend under the leadership of Prof. Atta Mills.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Mentally challenged school gets support
Thursday, July 17 2008
Mr Naja David, a Kumasi-based business magnate, has single-handedly funded the putting up of a dormitory block for Kumasi Garden City Special School, at the cost of GH¢35,000.
ACCRA :
Educate communities on floods- Addo Kufuor
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, urged all stakeholders to ensure that communities living along the banks of the White Volta and its tributaries are not affected by floods when the Burkinabe spilled water from their dams between now and September.
SAVELUGU-NANTON :
Five schools to be rehabilitated
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority, Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin has announced that 400 new school blocks would be constructed under the Millennium Challenge Account.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty making waves at Gothia Cup
Thursday, July 17 2008
Liberty Professionals’ youth team maintained their top spot in Group One at the Gothia Cup in Sweden after thumping German opponent TSV Friesen Hanigsen 5-0 on Tuesay.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Decongest Central Business District
Thursday, July 17 2008
A cross section of drivers have made an urgent appeal to the Accra
Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to take drastic measures against traders who sell on pavements and along the sides of the roads in the Central Business District of Accra.
BAWKU :
Bawku Naba speaks.
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Bawku-Naba, Asigri Abugrago Azoka II, Paramount Chief of the Bawku Traditional area, has asked all his divisional and sub-chiefs to do everything possible to bring to an end all violent skirmishes in their various areas of jurisdiction.
ACCRA :
Duke of Edinburgh visits Ghana.
Thursday, July 17 2008
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Ghana from this Saturday, July 19, to July 23, to preside over the 30th Triennial Conference of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL) in Accra.
ACCRA :
Zoom goes for women captains.
Thursday, July 17 2008
ZOOM Captains Concept, a programme that has been specially designed by Zoomlion Ghana Limited to upgrade the skills of their female employees who at the time of employment had little or no formal education or specialised skills was yesterday launched in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to play Faisal
Thursday, July 17 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will engage fellow city rivals King Faisal in a coronation match in honour of their 2007/2008 Onetouch Premier League feat on Sunday, July 20 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Division Two fixtures
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Central Region Division Two League will come to its climax with matches at all the centres on Sunday, July 20.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afranie praises Starlets
Thursday, July 17 2008
National Under-17 coach, E.K. Afranie has praised his team, the Black Starlets, following their trophy winning feat at the Assumption 2008, a four-nation tournament hosted by Ivory Coast last week.
ACCRA :
CAP 30 to be faced out in 48 months
Thursday, July 17 2008
THE CAP 30 Pension Scheme will be phased out within four years of the commencement of the new Pension Law, chairman of the Pension Reform Implementation Committee, T.A. Bediako, has said.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) AFRICA:
Ghana Record First Win
Thursday, July 17 2008
Ghana’s female junior hockey team, the Black Sticks ladies, bounced back and clinched a decisive lone goal win over Zimbabwe on Tuesday but wasted countless opportunities to stretch the southern African country by a wide margin.
ACCRA :
Silent Heritage launched
Thursday, July 17 2008
Miss Joyce Aryee, Chief Executive of Ghana Chamber of Mines, has urged the youth to learn from the successes of the older generation.
KETA :
Court to deal with removal case .
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Supreme Court will on July 23 commence hearing a case in which a legal practitioner, Mr. Kwasi Danso-Acheampong is seeking the removal of Daniel Abodakpi, Member of Parliament (MP) for Keta, from the House.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts confirm Odotei as CEO
Thursday, July 17 2008
The board of directors of Accra Hearts of Oak has confirmed Vincent Odotei Sowah as their substantive Chief Executive Officer.
TAMALE :
No death through measles in last 5 years
Thursday, July 17 2008
Ghana has not recorded a single death from measles, particularly among children within the last five years, Dr Elias K. Sory, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zumdick wants Ghana reunion
Thursday, July 17 2008
Ralf Zumdick has become the latest name to express interest in coaching the senior national team the Black Stars.
ASANTE MAMPONG:
Minister swears in Chief Executives
Thursday, July 17 2008
A District Chief Executive and a Municipal Chief Executive who were nominated by President J.A. Kufuor and confirmed by their respective assemblies in the Ashanti Region recently have been sworn in by the Regional Minister, Mr. E. Owusu Ansah, on behalf of the President, at a ceremony in Kumasi.
ACCRA :
Waterfalls to supplement hydro power
Thursday, July 17 2008
Thirty waterfalls in the country have been identified as having the potential to generate enough hydro-electricity to meet Ghana’s rural needs for electricity.
HOHOE :
More pregnant women in hospital
Thursday, July 17 2008
A total of 330 pregnant women attended ante-natal clinic at the Hohoe Municipal Hospital since July 9, this year, following the commencement of government’s free medical care for expectant mothers.
 
KMA :
Man remanded for stealing cocoa
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly circuit court, on Monday remanded James Opoku, 45, Area Manager of  the Kuapa Cocoa Company for New Edubiase, for allegedly stealing 696 bags of cocoa, belonging to the company.
 
(ATIMPOKU) ASUOGYAMAN :
Brisk business initiated
Thursday, July 17 2008
The closure of the Adomi Bridge at Atimpoku has sparked off brisk business on either side of the bridge contrary to initial fears of likely loss of business to both traders and drivers.
ACCRA :
British girls released.
Thursday, July 17 2008
The two British girls arrested in July last year for attempting to smuggle six kilograms of cocaine worth US$300,000 from Ghana to the United Kingdom, were on Thursday set free after serving nine months in juvenile detention.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN Soccer Academy starts
Thursday, July 17 2008
The screening exercise for this year’s MTN Soccer Academy T.V. Reality show began on Monday in Accra at the University of Ghana, campus main field.
ACCRA:
Free maternal healthcare takes root
Thursday, July 17 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme, the administrator of the free maternal healthcare, has since July 1, registered 50,924 pregnant women country-wide.
NATIONAL:
Gas pipeline supply to Ghana soon
Thursday, July 17 2008
Ghana will soon receive 30 million cubic metres of gas from Nigeria for power generation.
JASIKAN:
NHIS: overwhelming patronage in Jasikan
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Volta Region has recorded 150 percent patronage of the National Health Insurance Scheme with an 18 per cent jump in registration.
ACCRA:
Special court for robbery, narcotic cases
Thursday, July 17 2008
Justice Georgina Wood has elected twelve High Courts and twelve Circuit Courts across the country to deal exclusively with criminal cases.
(TEMA) TMA:
CHRAJ: Say no to child prostitution
Thursday, July 17 2008
An Investigator at the Tema Regional Office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice, CHRAJ, John Ato Breboh, has expressed concern about the high rate of child prostitution and child labour in the Tema Metropolis.
NKWANTA:
Volta Region hopes for bumper harvest
Thursday, July 17 2008
The Volta Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture is undertaking programmes for sustainable agricultural development in the region.
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA:
Decongest Central Business District
Thursday, July 17 2008
A cross section of drivers have made an urgent appeal to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to take drastic measures against traders who sell on pavements and along the sides of the roads in the Central Business District of Accra.
HO :
Bank to rehabilitate two schools in Ho
Friday, July 18 2008
The Management of Barclays Bank Ghana is to finance the expansion of facilities at Sokode Senior High Technical School and Ho-Bankoe Roman Catholic Girls’ Primary School at a cost of 10,000 Ghana cedis.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Man set ablaze girl-friend’s mistress’ shop
Friday, July 18 2008
A young man, who allegedly set ablaze a shop belonging to his girl friend’s mistress for asking him out of their house, has been remanded by a Kumasi Circuit Court.
ACCRA:
Timber Companies owe over GH¢12 million
Friday, July 18 2008
At the close of business on June 30, this year, 927 timber firms owed the Forestry Commission a total of 12,410,567.55 Ghana cedis.
(KUMASI) KMA
Computer education is vital-Engineer
Friday, July 18 2008
A US-based Computer Engineer, Mr. Andrew Prah, has  underscored the need for the nation to take Information Communication and Technology (ICT) education seriously.
JASIKAN :
New DCE
Friday, July 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has nominated Mr Bob Charles Agbontor for confirmation and subsequent appointment as District Chief Executive (DCE) of Jasikan District Assembly.
ACCRA :
New appointments for school feeding programme
Friday, July 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has made appointments at the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), naming three Deputy National Coordinators.
HOHOE :
Burglar arrested
Friday, July 18 2008
Police in Hohoe have arrested Reagan Duah, 20, a staff of Kent House Security Company Accra, for attempting to install music software on a stolen computer.
    
NKORANZA :
Modern lorry station for Nkoranza.
Friday, July 18 2008
The Nkoranza District branch of the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), is collaborating with the Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) Fund to construct a modern lorry station at Nkoranza.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Minister settles dispute over school land
Friday, July 18 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu–Ansah, has expressed worry over the increasing rate of encroachment of school lands in the region.
(ACCRA) :
Jawula must go
Friday, July 18 2008
The Head of the Civil Service, Mr Joe Issachar, has said he expects Alhaji M. N. D. Jawula, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, to resign his post for appearing in New Patriotic Party (NPP) regalia at the party’s rally at Kasoa last Sunday.
KMA :
CEPS arrests to drivers.
Friday, July 18 2008
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, CEPS, has apprehended two haulage drivers and handed them over to the Police. 
(APAM) GOMOA:
Strategies to improve school feeding
Friday, July 18 2008
SEND foundation, an international non-governmental group, in partnership with its local collaborators, has organized a workshop for key stakeholders in the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP).
(BUI) TAIN :
Workers advised
Friday, July 18 2008
Workers at the Bui Dam site have been urged to exercise patience and be prepared to sacrifice a little in the early stage of the dam construction endeavour.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Participate actively in National ID registration
Friday, July 18 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunako Ahor Ankobea II, has advised chiefs and queenmothers in the area to encourage their people to actively participate in the National Identification exercise before it closes in the Central Region on July 23.
TEMA :
Scrap dealers steal sewer covers.
Friday, July 18 2008
60% of sewer covers in Tema have been stolen and sold as scraps posing health and environmental hazards to residents.  
OBUASI:
Teachers’ understanding of syllabus vital
Friday, July 18 2008
An educationist has reiterated that, teachers’ understanding of the new educational syllabus was vital to the effective quality delivery of education.
ACCRA :
Schools need to be prepared before disaster strikes
Friday, July 18 2008
A research conducted in  the three northern regions indicate that schools in the  area do not include disaster management issues in their  medium term development planning and this affected  development whenever disaster strikes.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Documentary linguistics in the offing
Friday, July 18 2008
A ten-day school on documentary linguistics for 30 participants from English and French speaking West African countries, was opened at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) .
ACCRA :
Local Government minister advises colleagues
Friday, July 18 2008
Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, Minister for Local Government and Environment, has urged district, municipal and metropolitan assemblies to live up to the task of ensuring effective decentralization.
    
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE:
Citizens urged to support Local government
Friday, July 18 2008
Mr. Ted Lawrence, Democracy and Governance Team Leader of USAID/Ghana has said that, it was time both citizens and local governments assumed joint responsibility for the total development of the areas and hold each other accountable.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to support Palestine
Friday, July 18 2008
Mr Akwesi Osei-Adjei, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD, has said Ghana is considering the provision of technical expertise to the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) for the improvement of its local government structure.
(POTSIN JUNCTION) GOMOA EAST:
Resolve impasse.
Friday, July 18 2008
The National Democratic Congress Parliamentary candidate for Gomoa East, Mr. Ekow Panyin Okyere, has appealed to the chiefs of the area to handle the impasse over the location of the Gomoa East District Capital with circumspection in order not to create divisions among the people.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ministry gets tough with defaulting timber firms
Friday, July 18 2008
The Minister for Lands, Forestry and Mines, Esther Obeng Dapaah has stated that the Forestry Commission will no longer issue license to timber companies who are indebted to it.
NATIONAL:
Oil find: Norway comes on board
Friday, July 18 2008
Ghana has been included in Norway’s "oil for development programme" that aims at assisting countries in their efforts to overcome challenges in transforming income from petroleum resources to improve the welfare of their citizens.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts get new coach
Friday, July 18 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak have started the process of rebuilding with their first capture ahead of the new season being coach, Kostadin Papic.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna Forward Joins Stars
Friday, July 18 2008
Determined to achieve another feat as he did with yet-to-be relegated Zaytuna F/C, when he guided the team to earn qualification to join the elite division of Ghanaian soccer for the second time, Leonard Datsomor has joined Prestea based former Premiership side Mine Stars after signing a two-year deal with the miners.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah Back To Juventus?
Friday, July 18 2008
Stephen Appiah, the captain of the senior national team, black stars of Ghana is at the moment on light training with Brescia, an Italian Serial B football club but will start normal training next week.
ACCRA:
NADMO asked to focus on disaster prevention
Friday, July 18 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo Kufuor, has asked the National Disaster Relief Management Organisation (NADMO) to focus its activities on prevention and mitigation of disasters.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lyon make move for Mensah
Friday, July 18 2008
John Mensah is the subject on the negotiating table as Olympique Lyon hold talks with Rennes over the transfer of the Ghanaian defender.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Athletes scrambe for survival
Friday, July 18 2008
Just a few weeks to the Olympics, one of Ghana’s only hopefuls, the women’s 4*100 relay team is out of the top 16th in the world and hence the Olympics.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari not for sale
Friday, July 18 2008
Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp has dismissed reports linking Ghana international Sulley Muntari with a move back to Italy as “just paper talk.”
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo set for Zamalek debut
Friday, July 18 2008
Ghana international Junior Agogo is set to make his debut for Egyptian giants Zamalek as they play archrivals Al Ahly on Sunday in the opening Group A Caf Champions League tie in Cairo.
CAPE COAST:
Kasapa donates towards Oguaa Fetu Afahye
Saturday, July 19 2008
Kasapa Telecommunication Company Limited , operators of Kasapa mobile phone service  in Ghana has donated items worth GH¢100 to the chiefs and people of Oguaa traditional area towards the celebration of this year’s Fetu Afahye.
(TAKORADI) STMA
Court fines stowaway
Saturday, July 19 2008
A Takoradi District Magistrate’s Court has imposed a fine of 200 Ghana Cedis on John Kobbina, an unemployed resident at New Takoradi, for attempting to stowaway.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Motivate children to stay in school- Educationist
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Deputy Western Regional Director of Education, Reverend Veronica Essuman-Nelson has said children of school going age must be motivated to go and stay in school.
NKORANZA :
Nkoranza District deworms children
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of Education, has appealed to assembly and unit committee members, traditional and religious authorities to support teachers in de-worming children.
SUNYANI
Sunyani pregnant women take advantage of new package
Saturday, July 19 2008
Sunyani Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has registered 270 pregnant women since President John Agyekum Kufuor announced the introduction of the free maternal delivery package.
(OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Fire razes kitchen
Saturday, July 19 2008
Disaster struck at Akim Osino in the Fanteakwa District when fire razed down a kitchen belonging to Madam Agnes Kwabua, a 60-year-old farmer, burning to ashes five sheep, four goats and 20 fowls.
    
(AKIM ASAMAMA) ATIWA :
PTA undertakes project
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) of Akim Asamama Presbyterian Primary School is to renovate the six-unit classroom block, office and store.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Police arrests 24 suspected criminals
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Police yesterday arrested 24 suspected criminals at various locations during a dawn swoop in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Have regular check up- Medical Student
Saturday, July 19 2008
A medical student of the School of Allied Health Science, Korle Bu, has appealed to Ghanaians to attach greater importance to their health and well-being, by going for medical check-ups regularly.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Saturday, July 19 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, July 18.
TAMALE:
Move to boost sheanut production
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr. Ernest Debrah has stated that the government is determined to revamp the Sheanut industry in recognition of its poverty reduction role, particularly in northern Ghana.
NATIONAL :
Electoral Commission reopens register
Saturday, July 19 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) will reopen the voters register for the supplementary registration of eligible voters from Thursday, July 31, to Sunday, August 10, this year, Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, the Chairman of the commission, has disclosed.
HO :
Small and medium scale industries need assistance
Sunday, July 20 2008
Political labelling, name-calling and difficulty in coming by financial assistance are undermining the expected growth development of the small and medium scale industries in Ghana.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :Girl steals money for boyfriend
Sunday, July 20 2008
An eighteen year-old girl who stole 22,000 Nigeria Naira and gave it to his boyfriend was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment with hard labour by the Suhum Magistrate court, presided over by Miss A. E. Kocouvi Tay.
GA WEST :
Assembly wants new MCE
Sunday, July 20 2008
Assembly members in the Ga West District Assembly has called on President John Agyekum Kufuor to nominate a Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) to speed up the development of the area.
ACCRA :
Prince arrives in Ghana.
Sunday, July 20 2008
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrived in Accra Saturday evening on a four-day visit during which he will preside over the 30th triennial conference of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL).
AMA :
Metro Bishop makes clarian call.
Sunday, July 20 2008
The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Most Reverend Charles Palmer-Buckle has called on Ghanaians to be fair and honest in all their endeavours to the benefit of the nation.
ACCRA :
Take care of the deprived children
Sunday, July 20 2008
Mr Kofi Sarpong, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Street Academy, has called for more support for deprived children in the society to enable them to develop their talents.
ACCRA :
Police force cautioned
Sunday, July 20 2008
Deputy Attorney General and Deputy Minister of Justice, Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh, has cautioned law enforcement agents to be wary of extortion of monies from road traffic offenders as Parliament passed the Road Traffic Amendment Bill.
(ODOBEN) AOB:
DCE advises couples
Monday, July 21 2008
The District Chief Executive of Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) Mr. Emmanuel Adjei Domson, has urged couples in the district not to take undue advantage of the free maternal delivery programme to give birth to more children that their financial position could not support.
ACCRA:
FDB launches Clean Market Project
Monday, July 21 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has launched the Clean Market Project to showcase a model market where good sanitation and food handling practices could promote food safety.
TAMALE :
71 thousand Euro ICT centre for Tamale
Sunday, July 20 2008
The Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, has inaugurated a 71,000-Euro Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre in Tamale built by the Northern Presbytery.
    
(APAM) GOMOA :
Nursing mothers advised
Sunday, July 20 2008
The Officer In-charge of the Apam Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre, Miss Abigail Okine has appealed to mothers to visit the Centre for education on good nutrition and health of their children.
BAWKU :
Concerned women initiate peace plan
Sunday, July 20 2008
A group of concerned women from the three northern regions have outlined a ten-point peace plan which they believe will help bring peace to Bawku.
WEIJA:
Fencing of Weija Dam catchments begin
Monday, July 21 2008
Work has begun on the construction of a seven million-dollar project to fence off the catchments of River Densu, the main source of water supply to the Weija dam, and to ward off developers from encroaching on the land.
  
(BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Bawjiase Council of Churches pray for peace
Monday, July 21 2008
The Bawjiase Council of churches, comprising 22 orthodox and charismatic congregations, have embarked on a series of crusade to pray for God’s guidance and peace during this year’s elections.
JASIKAN:
Jasikan DMHIS increases
Monday, July 21 2008
The Jasikan District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme paid a total of GH¢29,893 as medical claims for some 10,816 subscribers between January and May this year, its manager said.
TAMALE:
Bible Translators disburse GH¢ 41,750 to rural women
Monday, July 21 2008
As part of its Development Assistance Programme, the Ghana Institute of Linguistics Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT) has  disbursed a total amount of GH¢ 41,750 to 427 women in the three Northern Regions.
(ADABRAKA) AMA:
Veep decries inadequate training for journalists
Monday, July 21 2008
Vice President Alhaji Mahama has noted that inadequate training of Ghanaian journalists in the midst of rapid political and socio-economic development is affecting the practical demands of the media.
BOLGATANGA :
Prepare for disasters- Consultants
Monday, July 21 2008
A research conducted on effects of flood disasters in the three northern regions has identified that most institutions, especially schools in the area do not include disaster management issues in their medium term development planning.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Nzema East police needs vehicle
Monday, July 21 2008
The Nzema East District Police Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dan Ohene-Djan has appealed to Non-governmental Organizations and philanthropists to assist the police with vehicles to enable them fight the increasing armed robbery cases in the area.
(ACCRA) NPP :
Ghana is moving forward-I.C Quaye
Monday, July 21 2008
Greater-Accra Regional Minister, Sheikh I.C Quaye, observed that the nation was moving forward, and that there was no need to allow few selfish individuals to turn the clock of its progress backward.
(AGONA -NKWANTA) CPP :
CPP elect candidate
Monday, July 21 2008
The Ahanta West and Essikado-Ketan constituencies of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) have elected their parliamentary candidates at separate delegates meetings at Agona-Nkwanta and Essikado.
ACCRA:
Ghanaians urged to patronise services of pharmacies
Monday, July 21 2008
Ghanaians have been urged to patronise the services of pharmacies and licensed chemical sellers in their local communities for their health problems to avoid the influx of patients at the clinics and hospitals.
(ZORKO) NPP :
Women, youth told to vote for NPP
Monday, July 21 2008
Women and the youth have been urged to vote for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to enable the Party to champion their cause to liberate them from their plight.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Plight of livestock dealers
Monday, July 21 2008
There is no doubt that the livestock market is a major subset of agriculture in Ghana but in recent times, the trade has suffered a lot due to high cost of transportation and non-patronage.
(WINNEBA) NDC :
NDC members cautioned against complacency
Monday, July 21 2008
Members and supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been cautioned not to be complacent in their campaign for votes ahead of the upcoming elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo struggles to impress
Monday, July 21 2008
Debutant Junior Agogo kicked off his career with Zamalek on Sunday in the all-Egypt fixture of the opening African Champions League group match at the Cairo Stadium.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil marks Fulham debut
Monday, July 21 2008
Ghana international,John Pantsil,was handed a starting role in Fulham’s 3-1 win over Celtic in a pre-season game at Craven Cottage on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana Wins Double Bronze
Monday, July 21 2008
The male and female junior national hockey teams gave Ghana hope when they both won bronze medals at the Africa Under-21 competition which ends on Saturday.
(SOGAKOPE) CPP :
Educate the youth on CPP’s achievements
Monday, July 21 2008
The Flag bearer of the Convention Peoples’ Party, Dr Paa Kwesi Ndoum has urged the older generation to tell the youth  "CPP’s glorious history".
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey scores against Man Utd.
Monday, July 21 2008
Jonathan Quartey scored a goal for his South Africa side, Kaizer Chiefs in their friendly with new European Champions, Manchester United on Saturday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra outclasses Nigerian team
Monday, July 21 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) team completely subdued their Nigerian opponents, Joint Association of Boxers (JAB) team in an international amateur boxing tournament Friday night at the Prison’s Canteen, Cantonment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Vorsah returns from injury
Monday, July 21 2008
Ghana youth international Isaac Vorsah has returned to action after a seven-month injury-induced absence.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko Crowned Champions
Monday, July 21 2008
Fans of Kumasi Asante Kotoko that thronged the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi yesterday to witness the crowning of the league champions were crestfallen when their darling team failed to win the coronation match.
KUMASI:
27 suspected criminals rounded up
Monday, July 21 2008
The police in Kumasi have rounded up 27 suspected criminals in an operation to clamp down on drug peddling and crime in the metropolis.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Spiritual camps urged to refer AIDS patients
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Owners of spiritual camps and healing centres have been advised to refer people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), who might visit these places for cure to health facilities, to prevent the spread of the disease.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien extends stay at Chelsea
Monday, July 21 2008
Ghana international Micheal Essien has agreed a new deal at Chelsea that will extend his stay at Stamford Bridge to 2012.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Churches asked to fight social vices
Monday, July 21 2008
The Spiritual Head of the Brotherhood Church, Primate Seth K. Adofo, has called on Christians and other religious organizations to evolve pragmatic programmes and activities, to fight vices that has become social cankers and are posing serious problems to the socio-economic development of the country.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
VRA assures of continued support
Monday, July 21 2008
The New Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Ing. Owura Kwaku Sarfo has given the assurance that, despite the re-structuring of the Authority, it would ensure that the VRA school system survived and its quality were maintained.
NKWANTA:
Teachers assured of better remuneration
Monday, July 21 2008
The Nkwanta District Chief Executive, Mr Joseph Yaw Denteh, has assured Ghanaians, that government will continue to implement policies that would improve the remuneration of all workers including teachers.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
CMB asked to support sheanut industry
Monday, July 21 2008
The Association of Sheanut Farmers, Processors and Buyers of Ghana, at the weekend appealed to the Cocoa Marketing Board (CMB) to throw its weight behind the sheanut industry in order to revamp it.
(AGONA NKWANTA) AGONA:
Relief for rubber growers
Monday, July 21 2008
The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Rubber Out-growers and Agents Association (ROAA) has reached an agreement to waive three per cent African discount imposed on rubber exports.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
German NGO sensitizes Assembly Members
Monday, July 21 2008
The German Development Service (DED), an NGO operating in Tamale has organized a two-day capacity building training
workshop for Assembly Members in the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly to deepen their knowledge on the decentralization system and good governance.
(ABURA) ABURA/ASEBU/KWAMANKESE:
Adjei-Darko in responsibility call
Monday, July 21 2008
The Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, has called on district assemblies to live up to the task of ensuring effective decentralization.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa Municipal Assembly assists project
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Dormaa Municipal Assembly has presented 40 bags of cement valued at 400 Ghana cedis towards the construction of a classroom block for the local Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Kindergarten at Dormaa-Ahenkro.
(KUMASI) KMA:
K-Poly students to assemble computers
Monday, July 21 2008
Authorities at the Kumasi Polytechnic have initiated a programme to build the capacity of their students to enable them to assemble computers.
(TEMA) TMA:
Ghana needs palm oil regulatory Board– Unilever
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Management of Unilever Ghana Limited, has called for the establishment of an oil palm regulatory Board towards the development of the oil palm industry in the country.
KETA :
Africans urged to confront human trafficking
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Africans must confront human trafficking as resolutely and passionately as they reviled the decimation caused Africa by the slave trade.
(OSIEM) EAST AKIM:
Police avert clash
Tuesday, July 22 2008
A swift intervention by Akim Tafo District Police Command to prevent an attack on New Tafohene, Nana Adusei Peasah by an angry youth of Osiem who were preventing New Tafohene’s vehicle from passing through Osiem on Sunday morning averted a bloody communal violence.
(KOJO-KUMIKROM) DORMAA
DFID assists needy pupils in Dormaa Municipality
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The management of Department for International Development (DFID) of Britain has presented school items worth 10,000 Ghana cedis to 100 needy pupils selected from 10 education circuits in Dormaa Municipality.
TAMALE:
Nana Addo receives rousing welcome
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo has urged Ghanaians to support the Electoral Commission (EC) to conduct the upcoming December elections in a free, fair and transparent manner.
SUNYANI:
Sunyani police arrest suspected criminals
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command has arrested 24 suspected criminals including a woman operating in the Nana Bosoma central market in Sunyani.
(HOHOE) DFP:
Traditional authority will be integrated into local government
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Flagbearer of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mr Emmanuel Ansah-Antwi, said a government of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) would integrate the traditional authority structure into the local government system to deepen decentralization at the local level.
CASTLE:
Duke of Edinburgh calls on president
Tuesday, July 22 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor granted audience to the visiting Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip at the Castle, Osu.
WEIJA:
Water headworks to be shut
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The management of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL), operators of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), has announced that the Weija Head Works would be shut down completely for 18 hours, beginning from Tuesday, July 22 to allow for “East-West Interconnection Line” to be tied into the existing water system of Accra.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Dr Mahama embarks on American tour
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Flag bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr. Edward Nasigrie Mahama, is embarking on a two-week international image building tour of the United States of America.
(NEW EDUBIASE) NPP:
Constituency launches campaign
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The New Edubiase Constituency of New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Sunday launched its campaign for the December Presidential and Parliamentary elections with a rally at New Edubiase in Adansi South District in Ashanti.
(TANOSO) NDC:
Mahama cautions against exchange of voter ID cards
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Presidential running mate of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Mr. John Dramani Mahama, has cautioned the electorate against exchanging their voter ID cards for loans.
(BOLGATANGA) NPP :
Group want Aliu retained as Veep
Tuesday, July 22 2008
A lobbyist group calling itself Forum for National Equity (FNE) has  proposed the selection of Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama as running mate for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu-Addo, Flag bearer of New Patriotic Party (NPP).
(HO) DFP:
I will use age advantage to win elections
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Presidential candidate of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mr Emmanuel Ansah Antwi, said he had the zeal, enthusiasm and the energy to bring change and restore national hope and confidence to Ghanaians.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE:
Kwabre district holds Science Fair
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Kwabre District Directorate of Education at the weekend organised a science, technology and mathematics fair for some basic schools in the district at Mamponteng.
(MAMPONTENG-ASHANTI) NDC:
NDC elects parliamentary aspirant for Kwabre East
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Mr Bismark Adu-Ansere, a 52-year-old farmer was elected as National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirant for Kwabre East Constituency at Mampongteng in Ashanti.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Churches pray for peaceful election
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Dormaa-Ahenkro Local Council of Churches, comprising 20 Christian religious organisations, has held a week-long fasting and prayers session to solicit God’s intervention before, during and after the 2008 general election.
(ATWIMA MPONUA) CPP :
CPP elects Parliamentary Aspirant
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Members of Atwima Mponua Constituency of Convention People’s Party (CPP) by popular acclamation have elected a 23-year-old businessman Mr Peter Appiahene as its Parliamentary Aspirant for Election 2008.
(ACCRA) PNC:
President to attend Emancipation Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 22 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has been invited as the Special Guest of Honour to this year’s Emancipation Day Celebration scheduled for July 29 to August 3, in Trinidad and Tobago.
WA :
CHRAJ to help ensure smooth elections in December
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) would engage 500 of its staff to assist in preventing acts that would mar this year’s elections, the Deputy Director in charge of Anti-corruption, Mr Ayomdoo Charles has said. 
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) NDC:
NDC will ensure peaceful election
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The presidential running mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. John Dramani Mahama, has said the NDC is ready to help ensure that the 2008 general election would be held in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Pope John Old students support Alma Mater
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of the Pope John Senior High School and Junior Seminary Old Boys (POJOBA) have donated two flat screens table top computers to their alma mater in Koforidua.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah denies Juventus rumours
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has shrugged off reports that he is close to returning to Italian football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lyon signs Mensah
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Ghana captain John Mensah has turned down the chance to play in the English Premier League in favour of an 8.4 million euro five year deal with French champions Lyon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari snubs Juventus
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari has brushed aside speculation about a return to Italy, saying he wants to stay with English club Portsmouth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko get Afful boost
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Asante Kotoko have received news that youngster Harrison Afful will be available for Sunday’s Caf Confederation second leg final qualifying round tie against Libyan side Al Ittihad on Sunday.
ACCRA :
C’wealth Bill-Drafting Course underway
Tuesday, July 22 2008
A 12 week course in legislative drafting for lawyers from Commonwealth-member states  in Africa, has opened in Accra.
ACCRA :
Charter Committees for seven regions
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Lands Commission has inaugurated Charter Committees in seven regions to oversee the implementation of the new service charter signed with the government.
ACCRA :
Ghana and UK sign pact.
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Government of Ghana and its United Kingdom counterpart have signed a treaty in Accra to effect the transfer of convicted persons of the two countries to serve their prison sentences in their respective countries.
(ATIMPOKU) ASUOGYAMAN :
Emancipation day celebrated
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Speakers at a ceremony to commemorate this year’s Emancipation day, by the people of the Akwamu State in the Eastern Region, have stressed the need for a determined endeavour to eradicate poverty and destitution, which they said were modern manifestations of slavery.
ACCRA :
CEO of NHIA defended.
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The board of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has come out in defence of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the authority over a demand by a section of the staff for his removal for being "a dictator".
(AWUTU BONTRASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Three communities not participating
Tuesday, July 22 2008
With less than 24 hours to the closing of the National Identification Programme in the Central Region, residents of three communities near Awutu Bontrase have not yet been registered.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) AOB :
Sprayers go for training
Tuesday, July 22 2008
A day’s training workshop for 80 Cocoa Spraying Gangs’ supervisors in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) district, to prepare them to work credibly during the 2008 Mass Cocoa Spraying Exercise, which will commence on August 1, 2008, has taken place at Breman Asikuma.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
’Garages cannot re-locate now’
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The decision of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly to re-locate artisans from the city centre has still not taken off.
ACCRA:
Scientific research takes major leap
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research and Accra Institute of Technology have announced a ground-breaking partnership agreement to cooperate in the area of scientific research and other academic curriculum.
ACCRA:
Auditors urged to pursue higher courses
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Audit officers should develop needed skills in order to enhance their professional outlook in both private and public sector organizations, an educationist said on Tuesday.
BAWKU:
Girls’ Scholarship Programme bears fruits
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Some 1,078 school children from both Primary and Junior High schools in Bongo, Bawku and Garu-Tempane in the Upper East and the West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region have benefited from the Ambassador Girl-Child Scholarship Programme (AGSP).
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
Two held over Tepa murder
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The police at Tepa in the Ahafo-Ano North District have arrested two people, Kwasi Ofori, 15, and Isaac Apiraku 47, in connection with the death of Madam Afia Yinkah, 55, who is suspected to have been murdered on Monday.
WEIJA:
’Water inter-connectivity’ works progress
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Work on a project to connect the East-West pump line into the existing water supply system at Awoshie in Accra is progressing steadily.
(ATWEA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Citizens light-up community
Tuesday, July 22 2008
Atwea citizens in the Sekyere Central District based in the USA have donated GH¢ 1,500 towards the town’s electrification project.
ACCRA:
More benefit from School Feeding Programme
Tuesday, July 22 2008

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.    

ACCRA:
Judicial Service, SSNIT sign MOU
Tuesday, July 22 2008
The Judicial Service of Ghana and the Social Security and National Insurance Trust  on Tuesday signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to swap the current site of the 28th February Road Court popularly known as Cocoa Affairs court with the former Victoriaborg Press, a parcel of land adjoining it.
(BABIANEHA) JAMAN SOUTH:
Eighteen-year-old girl commits suicide
Wednesday, July 23 2008
An 18-year-old Senior High School dropout, Akua Rose, has been found hanging inside a corn mill structure at Babianeha in the Jaman South District.
(KPERISI) WA:
Government urged to regulate price of sheanuts
Wednesday, July 23 2008
An Official, Mr George Acheampong of EXOD Consult an Accra-based business advisory organization, has appealed to government to regulate the price of sheanuts like it was currently doing for cocoa.
(COALTAR) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Community appeals for rehabilitation of road
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Chief of Ntowkrom, near Coaltar in the Ayesuano constituency of the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, Baffour Kwame Addo, has appealed to the Department of Feeder Roads to come to their aid by re-gravelling a 20 kilometre feeder road linking the town with Coaltar and Bepoase.
(ADOAGYIRI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Presby Church donates to New Life Hospital
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Nsawam District branch of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has presented items worth GH¢ 504 to the Adoagyiri New Life Hospital.
(NSAWAM) AKUAMPIM SOUTH:
Church appeals for aid to complete kindergarten block
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Senior Pastor Frank Lewis in-charge of Jesus Mission Church at Panpansokrokese near Nsawam has appealed to the Akwapim
South Municipal Assembly and NGOs like Action Aid to come to the aid of the church to complete a Kindergarten block which is now at the roofing level.
(NYAKROM) AGONA:
Disaster hits cocoa farmers’ housing project
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Barley a month that President John Agyekum Kufuor broke grounds at Agona Nyakrom for the construction of low cost houses for cocoa farmers, thieves have stolen the machines that were to be used for the moulding of bricks for the project.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Churches urged to get involved in politics
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Churches have been urged to participate actively in political activities, since it effected the development of all Ghanaians.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
NPP has performed better than the NDC – A. Kennedy
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Chairman of Communications Committee of New  Patriotic Party (NPP) 2008 Campaign Team, Dr Arthur Kennedy, said under the NPP Government living conditions of Ghanaians had improved considerably due to the prudent polices and programmes it instituted.
(GARU-TEMPANE) DFP:
DFP elects candidate for Garu-Tempane
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has elected 63-year–old, Mr. Edward Dramani, a former presiding member, as the party’s parliamentary candidate for the Garu-Tempane constituency.
(KWAMESEIKROM) NDC:
NDC candidate calls on CEPS Base Commander
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Base Commander of Customs Excise and Preventive Service at Kwameseikrom on the Ghana-Cote D’lvoire border, Mr. M.M. Iddrissu, has appealed to politicians to employ decorum in their electioneering campaigns to ensure peace before, during and after the December election.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Worry expressed about indiscriminate sale of drugs
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Ghana Pharmaceutical Students Association (GPSA) has expressed worry about indiscriminate sale, purchase and use of drugs, cosmetics and other potentially harmful products that have been on the rise over the last few years.
(TAKORADI) NPP :
Aspirant meets hairdressers
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) aspiring candidate for the Takoradi constituency, Mr. Kwabena O. Darko-Mensah, has said contributions of the private sector in the socio-economic development of the country cannot be over emphasised.
(BRAKWA) NPP:
Asikuma NPP settles differences
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa constituency executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) held a meeting to iron out differences that arose among members after the primaries at Brakwa.
NKWANTA :
Nkwanta district to raise more revenue
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Nkwanta District Assembly at its ordinary meeting has tasked the Finance and Administration Sub-Committee to evolve innovative ways of generating revenue instead of solely relying on markets.
(ABOFU) AMA :
Trapped man run over by train
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Abofu railway crossing in Achimota, near Accra, was a scene of horror for hundreds of motorists and pedestrians yesterday when a passenger train ran over a man of about 25 years who was attempting to cross the railway.
(JUAPONG) CPP:
Campaign on issues that affect daily living
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Flag Bearer of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Ndoum has urged the party’s activists to campaign on the party’s "ten point agenda for change you can feel in your pocket" and the CPP’s 51 year-old legacies which the country continues to pride in.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Mills returns to Central Region
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The leader and Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, returns to the Central Region on Wednesday, July 23 for the second phase of his tour of his home region.
CASTLE:
Ambassadors bid farewell to Kufuor
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The outgoing French and Japanese Ambassadors on Tuesday called separately at the Castle, Osu, to bid farewell to President John Agyekum Kufuor.
(AMMATIN) NDC:
NDC turned NPP’s World Bank into rural bank - Mahama
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The NDC said it had turned the NPP’s "World Bank" which was the  Brong Ahafo Region into a “rural bank”.
NATIONAL :
Hope for bigger cocoa harvest derailed by smuggling
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Ghana’s hopes for a bigger cocoa harvest in the current 2007/08 crop year is being derailed by "serious" smuggling of the beans abroad, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) said.
   
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions to break monopoly in Premiership
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Second-placed Club in the just-ended Onetouch premier league, Kpando Heart of Lion have set their eyes on winning their first premiership title in the 2008/09 soccer season.
BAWKU:
Police decentralise operations in Bawku
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Police operations in Bawku have been decentralised to take care of flashpoints in the conflict area, to enforce order.
ACCRA :
School feeding fee to be increased.
Wednesday, July 23 2008
A proposal for an increase of the feeding grant from 30 Gp to 40 Gp a day has been presented to the government by the School Feeding Secretariat.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Contrasting emotions at CAF Champions League
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Ahmed Hassan hesitated for a second, seemingly soaking up the intense atmosphere, before sprinting onto the pitch for a tumultuous accolade as he made his return to Egyptian club football.
AMA :
Ga mantse still at post.
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Ga Mantse, King Tackie Tawiah III, is to maintain that status until the final determination of cases at the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs challenging his nomination and installation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Wakaso completes move to Kotoko
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Former AshantiGold defender,Mubark Wakaso,has signed a three-year deal with newly crowned Ghanaian League champions,Asante Kotoko.
WEIJA :
Extension work on course
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Officials of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWLC), have conducted the media round areas which the Weija extension work have been started.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Atletico to lose Jibril
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Spanish giants, Athletico Madrid, are on the verge of losing out on the chance to sign Accra Hearts of Oak’s teenage sensation, Tawrick Jibril.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien denies Sir Alex’s ageing claim
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Michael Essien has had to defend Chelsea of claims by Sir Alex Ferguson that many of his team-mates are over the hill, just a day after signing a new five-year deal.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty eliminated at Gothia Cup
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Liberty Profesionals’ youth team were beaten 1-0 by Swedish side IF Elfsborg in the final of this year’s Gothia Cup in Sweden.
AMA :
Assembly gets tough
Wednesday, July 23 2008
People who indulge in discriminate littering of the Accra metropolis had better watch out.
(MAAKRO) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
’Congenial atmosphere needed for growth’
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Director of the Resource Management Support Centre at the Forestry Commission,  Mr Oheneba Amponsah Agyemang, has stressed the need for government to create an enabling environment for the private sector to operate successfully.
(GOMOA BUDUATTA) AWUTU SENYA:
Two years for assault
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Winneba Magistrate’s Court has sentenced an auto mechanics from Gomoa Buduatta to two years imprisonment with hard labour, for assault.
NKORANZA :
Head teachers undergo training
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Nkoranza District Directorate of Education has organised a five-day training workshop to educate about 250 headteachers on the syllabus for the new educational reforms programme.
SOUTH DAYI :
Lets get rid of child trafficking
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Dr Kwame Ampofo, Member of Parliament for South Dayi, has called on chiefs and opinion leaders in the Dayi District to help rid the area of the stigma of child trafficking.
    
TAMALE :
Student dies in float
Wednesday, July 23 2008
A final year student of the Tamale School of Hygiene has been reported dead, after she was run over during a float organized by the student’s leadership , as part of activities to mark the school’s seventh sanitation week celebration.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Churches up in arms against defilement
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana and the Catholic Secretariat have expressed concern about the increasing rate of defilement and rape cases in the society.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA:
SRC supports school
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Student Representative Council (SRC) and the teaching staff of the Winneba Senior High School has presented assorted items including plastic chairs, ceiling fans, mosquito nets, dustbins and buckets of paints to the school.
(DUAYAW-NKWANTA) TANO NORTH:
Chief calls for more oil exploration
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Omanhene of Duayaw-Nkwanta in Tano North District has appealed to the government to initiate measures aimed at harnessing the oil deposits at Mankra in the district.
(SPORTS- DISABLED) LOCAL:
Donor gives to Disabled Sports
Wednesday, July 23 2008
A philanthropist and financier of the Association of Sports for the Disabled, Mr Daniel Arhin, on Tuesday donated two tricycles worth 6,000 Euros to the Association.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Students embark on health awareness campaign
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Ghana Pharmaceutical Students’ Association in collaboration with the Ghana Herbal Medical Students’ Association have embarked on health educational campaigns in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Coaching course ends
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Soccer coaches have been advised to take advantage of the Ghana Football Association’s four year business and football development plan to upgrade their capacity to develop the sport to international levels.
(BURMA CAMP) ACCRA:
Military decries “disturbing” news reports
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Ghana Armed Forces has decried the falsehood peddled recently by some Accra-based radio stations on the retirement and appointments of Commanders and promotions of others, calling on stations to desist from deceiving the public.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
NPP in favour of election of DCEs
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Chief Executive of the Danquah Institute, Mr Gabby Okyere-Darko, on Wednesday said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is in favour of election of District Chief Executives in principle.
ADENTA:
Proprietor fails to register 30 students
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The fate of 30 students who paid GH¢100 each to the proprietor of Top Progressive Institute at Adenta in Accra, to register them for the November-December West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is still not known.
(KOFORIDUA-ADA) NEW JUABEN:
‘Re-examine new malaria drug’
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The chief of Koforidua-Ada and Presiding Member of the New Juaben Municipal Assembly, Odeefuo Boadi Asiedu has urged the Food and Drugs Board to re-examine the new malaria drug-Antesunate Amodiaquine and see whether it has any harmful effect on the human body.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Trotro drivers embrace NHIS
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Takoradi-Sekondi trotro branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union last year invested over Gh¢10.2 million in the National Health Insurance Scheme. This money was the total premium paid to cover the health insurance of the branch’s two hundred and sixty members.
ACCRA:
Counterfeit, piracy, drug offences at par
Wednesday, July 23 2008
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has extended a collaborative hand to the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) to handle counterfeiting and piracy crimes as drug trafficking.
(KUMASI) KMA:
World Environmental Day launched in Kumasi
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Celebration of World Environmental Day in Ashanti Region was launched on Wednesday in Kumasi under the theme “Plant a Tree-Reduce Global Warming”.
(ASANKRAGUA) WASSA AMENFI WEST:
Widowhood rites hampering HIV/AIDS fight
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Participants at a one-day workshop organized for stakeholders on HIV/AIDS for Wassa Amenfi West, Wassa Amenfi East, Prestea-Huni Valley District and Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality have called for the abolition of widowhood rites to stem the spread of HIV/AIDS.
(TARKWA) WASSA WEST:
Gold Fields extends hand to orphanage
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Gold Fields Ghana Limited has donated curtains, bed sheets and three crates of soft drinks and handed over a hand-dug well valued at GH¢ 3,000 to Angels of Hope Orphanage at a ceremony at Tarkwa.
(TEPA) AHAFO-ANO NORTH:
NGO deworms pupils
Wednesday, July 23 2008
Three hundred and thirty pupils of  theTepa Methodist Primary School in the Ahafo-Ano North District were each given a tablet of Albendazole, a dewormer, free of charge on Tuesday by African Assistance Plan, a non-governmental organisation  based in Sunyani.
ASHIAMAN :
Ministry establishes inquiry into Ashaiman shooting incident
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr kwame Addo-Kufuor has set up a Committee of Enquiry to investigate the recent shooting incident involving the Police and some drivers of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU).
(KATH) KMA :
Company donate malaria drugs to KATH
Thursday, July 24 2008
The management of A-One Trust Company, a pharmaceutical company on behalf of Lachifarma Laboratories, a sister company based in Italy has presented 33,000 Euros worth of Malaria drugs to management of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.
BONGO :
German Government assists flood victims
Thursday, July 24 2008
The German Government has initiated a housing and educational scheme for flood victims in Bongo District in the Upper East Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Pharmaceutical students embark on health campaign
Thursday, July 24 2008
Members of Ghana Pharmaceutical Students Association (GPSA) in collaboration with Ghana Herbal Medical Students Association (GHESA) have embarked on health educational campaigns in Eastern Region.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Plan your families- MCE
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Frank George Asmah, has appealed to parents to plan their families despite the free anti-natal and delivery care.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Electric Company assists school lighting project
Thursday, July 24 2008
El Sewedy Electric Ghana Limited, manufacturers of fibreglass street lighting and electric poles, has donated lighting materials and accessories worth GH¢10,000 to St. Martin’s Secondary School at Nsawam to light up the school compound.
(RACE COURSE) AMA :
Old Race Course demolished
Thursday, July 24 2008
An exercise to demolish unauthorised structures at the old Race Course in Accra to pave way for the construction of a 250-room hotel began yesterday.
TAMALE :
Over GH¢ 1.4 million for guinea worm eradication
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Minister for Health, Major Courage Quarshigah (rtd) has said  government has provided over GH¢ 1.4 million to the ministry for the Guinea Worm Eradication Programme(GWEP).
(PREMOASE) SENE :
Revisit oil exploration in Sene District
Thursday, July 24 2008
A call has been made to the government and other oil prospecting companies operating in the country to revisit oil exploration at Premoase in the Sene District that was abandoned over 31 years ago.
(ACCRA) DFP:
DFP decries discrimination
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has decried the discriminatory and “kingmaker posture” adopted by some democratic stakeholders in deciding which political party the electorate should listen to in Election 2008.
(KRANKA) CPP:
Kintampo North CPP elects parliamentary candidate
Thursday, July 24 2008
Delegates of Nkoranza North constituency of Convention People Party (CPP) have by popular acclamation elected Mr. Ameyaw Yahaya, Kintampo South District Education Sports Organiser, as parliamentary candidate.
(BOLGATANGA) NPP:
Muslim youth in UER advocate for Alhaji Aliu Mahama
Thursday, July 24 2008
Muslim youth, including ‘One Touch’ and ‘Nasara Club’ in Upper East Region have appealed to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Flag bearer of New Patriotic Party, to nominate Alhaji Aliu Mahama, Vice President, as his Running Mate for Election 2008.
ACCRA :
Women seek exclusive forum with presidential candidates
Thursday, July 24 2008
Women groups in the country are seeking a special forum with presidential candidates of all the political parties contesting the December polls to discuss their agenda for gender equality and women empowerment in the post-elections era.
HO :
NHIS staff still at post
Thursday, July 24 2008
Staff of Ho Municipal and Adaklu-Anyigbe District Mutual Health Schemes are still on duty contrary to speculations that staff of mutual health schemes nationwide are on strike.
(BIMBILLA) NANUMBA NORTH :
Slave master arrested with 15 kids
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Police at Bimbilla in the Northern Region last Thursday swooped on the slave camp of Alpha Abubakar Alhassan, a Fulani herdsman believed to be in his 50s, rescuing a number of children who were kidnapped, kept as slaves and subjected to inhuman treatment.
(AFIENYA-MATAHEKO) :
Ants invade vegetable farms at Prampram
Thursday, July 24 2008
Army ants popularly known as ‘Charles Taylor’ are attacking crops in the Prampram area and are reducing vegetable production.
NATIONAL :
NHIS Solid
Thursday, July 24 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is financially solid to meet the increasing demand for health delivery in the country.
CAPE COAST :
Registration exercise ends.
Thursday, July 24 2008
The National Identification registration exercise in the Central region has ended with a call on the National Identification Authority to set up district registration centres to cater for those who were not able to register during the national exercise.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingston impresses under new coach
Thursday, July 24 2008
Hearts midfielder Laryea Kingston has impressed in his first game under coach Laszlo Csaba.
HO :
Violence against women on rife
Thursday, July 24 2008
A total of 137 and 48 rape cases respectively were reported to the Volta Regional Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) last year.
    
CAPE COAST :
Make NHIS personal.
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has advised health insurance workers in the Region to consider the National Health Insurance Scheme as their own enterprise and work assiduously to achieve the ultimate goal set for it.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Young girls take antenatal serious.
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Sekondi Sub-Metropolitan office of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has registered a total of 677 pregnant women under the free Maternal Care of the NHIS.
    
(EFFIA) STMA :
Fire causes havoc
Thursday, July 24 2008
Mr Joseph K. Amoo, Assemblyman for Effia has appealed to Ghanaians to stop blocking access roads and other emergency routes to enhance accessibility by Fire Service personnel when there was a fire outbreak.
STMA :
Police to get tough on drivers
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Sekondi–Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) and the Motor Traffic Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service would from Monday July 28, begin an exercise to arrest and prosecute drivers who load and park at unauthorised places in the metropolis.
(RACE COURSE) AMA:
Slums demolished.
Thursday, July 24 2008
About 100 policemen drawn from the Accra Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service supervised a demolition exercise at the Accra Race Course to pave the way for the construction of a five-star hotel on the site.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Hospital to be upgraded
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Juaso District Hospital in the Asante-Akim South District is to be upgraded to provide improved and quality health care for the people.
KMA :
GES fights against child labour.
Thursday, July 24 2008
Forty-three child labour clubs with membership of 1,500 have so far been formed in schools throughout the country by the Ghana Education Service (GES), to promote and involve children creating awareness on the worst forms of child labour.
TEMA:
Police service on top of their jobs
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Ghana Police Service and armed robbers are fighting for space in the Tema Metropolis as each group strives to take the upper hand in controlling the metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fianoo to part ways with AshGold
Thursday, July 24 2008
AshantiGold Chief Exceutive Officer,Kudjoe Fianoo,is reported to have parked out from the Obuasi-based after disagreements with club’s board of directors and a cross section of supporters.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko hopeful without trio
Thursday, July 24 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko are preparing for their Confederations Cup must-win game without three of their key players but are still confident they can overcome Libya’s Al-Ittihad and make the group stages of the competition.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA close to getting its man
Thursday, July 24 2008
Ghana’s search for a new national team coach is drawing to a close with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) due to interview its targets next week.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Tema Golf Club Medal Championship
Thursday, July 24 2008
The July Medal Open Golf Championship of the Tema Country Golf Club tees off at Tema on Saturday, July 26.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agyeman-Badu set for trials
Thursday, July 24 2008
Swiss Super League champions, FC Basel 1893,have offered a two-week trial for Ghana youth international Emmanuel Agyeman Badu.
GUSHEGU:
Gushegu gets new hospital
Thursday, July 24 2008
The people of Gushegu in the Northern Region now have a district hospital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to pull out of Norway friendly
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Ghana Football Association says it will be forced to pull out of next month’s intended friendly international against Norway in Oslo if the match organizers fail to pay them their outstanding commission.
SUNYANI:
MELCOM hits Sunyani soon
Thursday, July 24 2008
Work will soon commence on a GH¢ one-million ultra modern shopping complex by management of Melcom Group of Companies in the central business of Sunyani.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Health personnel taken through wound care
Thursday, July 24 2008
Two hundred health personnel selected from the northern sector of the country on Thursday attended a day’s seminar on Wound Care and Management in Kumasi.
HO:
Suspects rights grossly compromised
Thursday, July 24 2008
The rights of detainees and suspects on remand, to food, health, fair and speedy trials are grossly compromised in the Volta Region.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Jute-stitching factory in Kumasi soon
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Ghana Cocoa Board and an Indian jute manufacturing company, Ganges Jute PVT Limited, on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a jute bag-stitching factory at Kumasi to reduce dependency on imports for cocoa bagging.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
New Presiding Member for Ga West
Thursday, July 24 2008
Assembly members of Ga West District Assembly on Wednesday elected an Auditor, Mr Daniel Dodoo, as the Presiding Member.
ACCRA:
MiDA in agreement to support farmers
Thursday, July 24 2008
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) on Thursday signed an implementing entity agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Compact Demands of MiDA Compliance to ensure sound environmental practices in the project activities.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Ghanaians urged not to conceal criminals
Thursday, July 24 2008
Ghanaians have been urged not to conceal criminals irrespective of their status in society.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Prime task for Asante Akim chiefs
Thursday, July 24 2008
Chiefs in the Asante-Akim South District, have pledged their unflinching support to the district assembly in its quest to improve the living conditions of the people.
(AMAKOM) KUMASI:
One lynched, another beaten beyond recognition
Thursday, July 24 2008
One of two suspected robbers was lynched whilst the other was beaten beyond recognition, when they were attacked by a mob after they were believed to have robbed a woman at Amakom in Kumasi early Thursday morning.
(TEMA) TMA:
Communication skills seminar for police
Friday, July 25 2008
The Police Administration is to organise intensive Communication Skills Development Programme for police personnel this year.
ACCRA :
Call for consensus building on GT sale
Friday, July 25 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) said the divergent and dissenting views from well-meaning Ghanaians on government decision to sell 70 per cent of Ghana Telecom (GT) called for a careful reflection and consensus building to ensure that any action taken did not affect the supreme interest of Ghana.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Trader gets 12 months imprisonment
Friday, July 25 2008
A trader who inflicted blade wounds on a businessman after he had separated her from someone with whom she  was in a scuffle was sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment in hard labour.
CAPE COAST:
Enforce Act protecting children- FIDA
Friday, July 25 2008
The officer in-charge of Resource Mobilization and Communication at FIDA-Ghana, Mrs Susana Aryeetey, has urged Government to ensure the rigid enforcement of the Human Trafficking and Juvenile Justice Act to check child trafficking in the country.
ACCRA :
Ghanaian soldier dies in Cote d’Ivoire
Friday, July 25 2008
The United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) has announced the death of Commander (Dr) Isaac Archer, a Ghanaian military doctor deployed within the Mission.
(OSIEM) EAST AKIM :
Queenmother appeals for peace
Friday, July 25 2008
The Queenmother of Osiem, Nana Yaa Wawa II, has appealed to the chiefs and people in the town to remain calm for amicable settlement of the conflict the community and members of Saviour Church of Ghana.
(MAMPONG) ASANTE MAMPONG:
Expedited issuance of NHIS cards
Friday, July 25 2008
Participants at this year’s mid-year review meeting of the Mampong Municipal Health Directorate, at Mampong expressed concerns about the delay in the issuance of registration cards to clients of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(ASUKAWKAW) KRACHI EAST:
Kpando-Dambai road project begins
Friday, July 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has cut sord for the commencement of reconstruction work on the Kpando-Worawora-Dambai Phase III road.
ACCRA:
Veep condemn chieftaincy conflicts
Friday, July 25 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, noted that some unscrupulous people were fanning chieftaincy conflicts in order to benefit from the potential and ultimate reward of controlling community resources in defiance of social norms.
ASHAIMAN:
Committee to probe Ashaiman riots
Friday, July 25 2008
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC), has called for inclusion of representative from the Council in a committee of enquiry, set up to investigate the recent shooting incident involving the police and some drivers of the Ghana Private road Transport Union (GPRTU) at Ashaiman on June 3, 2008.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Classroom block for school
Friday, July 25 2008
The United States of America (USA) Embassy in Accra has spent more than one million dollars in grants to support groups, communities and villages to undertake 370 initiated development projects throughout the country for the past 18 years under its Special Self Help Programme.
ACCRA :
Government to increase market access for SMEs
Friday, July 25 2008
Trade and Industry Minister, Papa Owusu-Ankomah said the Ministry would soon commence a programme to increase access to various markets where there are Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to enable that sector to fit into the broader goals of national development.
AMA :
Ga music to be promoted.
Friday, July 25 2008
A new album by atenteben dynamo, Dela Botri, that attempts to revive the rich music traditions of the Ga people will be launched at the Goethe- Institut in Accra tonight.
AMA :
Relief comes in October
Friday, July 25 2008
The 15 million gallon water reservoir currently under construction at the Weija Water Works will now be completed in  October this year, the Accra West Engineer of the Ghana Water Company  Ltd (GWCL), Mr. Frank Aseidu, has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Attuquayefio lauds Top 4 format
Friday, July 25 2008
Liberty Professionals’ Technical Director, Cecil Jones Attuquayefio has lauded this year’s upgrading of the Ghana League Club Association’s (GHALCA) Top Four soccer tournament.
(AVE-DAKPA) AKATSI :
School appeals for support
Friday, July 25 2008
AVE Senior High School in  the Volta region was established in 1991 but lacks many facilities , amongst them is a school bus.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dede makes injury return
Friday, July 25 2008
Ghana youngster Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew has returned to training with Marseille after recovering from a recurring ankle injury.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Woman jailed.
Friday, July 25 2008
The Apam Magistrate Court, has sentenced Madam Ekuah Abakah, 52, from Gomoa Brofo to 18 months imprisonment in hard labour for inflicting cutlass wounds on one Efua Nyame from the same village.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GBS strikes deal with GBA
Friday, July 25 2008
Gateway Broadcasting Services (GBS) - a pan African pay-satellite television station has signed a partnership agreement with the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) for the exclusive right of the live broadcast of a boxing championship fixed for August 2, at the Lebanon House in Accra.
(MANKESSIM) ABURA kWAMANKESE :
Gari processing factory for community
Friday, July 25 2008
A 12 thousand dollar  gari processing centre for the people of Abura Kwamankese, near Mankessim , sponsored  by the Trinity Chapel in the United Kingdom, has been inaugurated.
WA :
Sheanut dealers have a say.
Friday, July 25 2008
The Upper West Regional branch of the Sheanut Dealers Association, has called on the government to establish a separate body to oversee the development of the sheanut sector.
    
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
No Reception for Hockey Team
Friday, July 25 2008
Ghana’s U-21 hockey male and female teams zoomed home from Egypt, after grabbing bronze apiece in the just-ended Africa Junior Hockey Fiesta, last Saturday evening.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Salou joins Duisburg
Friday, July 25 2008
Ghanaian striker Ibrahim Salou has joined German Second Division club MSV Duisburg.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal appoint new coach
Friday, July 25 2008
King Faisal have appointed former Cape-Coast Ebusua Dwarfs player Rashid Iddi as their new coach for the upcoming season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari to complete Inter switch
Friday, July 25 2008
Portsmouth midfielder Sulley Muntari is set to complete his move to Italian giants Inter Milan on Friday.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Celebrity Medal Golf Tourney
Friday, July 25 2008
The July Medal Open Golf Championship of the Celebrity Golf Club tees off at Sakumono, near Tema on Sunday, July 27.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko quartet ruled out
Friday, July 25 2008
Asante Kotoko have been hit with the unavailability of four starters due to suspensions and injury ahead of Sunday’s Confederation Cup second leg final qualifying round match against Al-Ittihad.

ACCRA :
Government to do massive road works.
Friday, July 25 2008
A significant portion of the country’s road network, identified by the government as the “priority zone”, has been earmarked for a massive uplift to enhance regional and national integration.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST :
MMDCEs must be involved in the campaign
Friday, July 25 2008
The Western Regional Focal person on HIV/AIDS, Mr Abu Mahama, has appealed to District and Municipal Chief Executives in the region to show greater interest in the fight against HIV/AIDS to help reduce it’s spread.
(SOMBORO) JIRAPA :
UNICEF supports health
Friday, July 25 2008
The United Nations Children’s Fund, (UNICEF) is to build 15 community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) in the Upper West Region, with funds from the US Fund for UNICEF.
TARKWA :
MMDCEs must be involved in the campaign
Friday, July 25 2008
Goldfields Ghana Limited, operators of Damang and Tarkwa goldmines both in the Western Region on has presented a cheque for 26,544,000 dollars to the government as its large tax payment.
ACCRA :
Uncertainty cause of disputes.
Friday, July 25 2008
Lack of certainty in customary law and conflicting accounts of customary rules and regulations have been found to contribute significantly to the numerous family, land and chieftaincy disputes.
(ASUKAWKAW) KRACHI WEST:
Kufuor’s prime call on electorates
Friday, July 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Thursday advised the electorate to be wary of politicians who might use their mandate to intimidate them instead of pursuing their welfare.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Three hundred orphans assisted
Friday, July 25 2008
Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Royal Netherlands Embassy in Accra have assisted 300 orphans in the Eastern Region with cash and other items to motivate them in their education.    
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
Assembly outlines development agenda
Friday, July 25 2008
The Adansi North District Assembly is to spend about GH¢ 398,970 to undertake development projects in eight communities.
ACCRA:
Admission fraud: Health Ministry raises red flag
Friday, July 25 2008
The Ministry of Health has stated that it has not authorized any individual or group to assist prospective students seeking admission into its training institutions.
ACCRA:
728 girls rescued
Saturday, July 26 2008
The Senior Programmes Officer (SPO) of the Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGREDS) Ghana, Mr. Alexis Danikuu Dery, has disclosed that since its inception, the establishment of the Life Line Project (Elim Centre) by AGREDS, had so far, rescued, rehabilitated and re-integrated a total of 728 girls in various communities within the country, particularly those from the three Northern Regions.
KETA:
Health Insurance boss boss meets officials
Friday, July 25 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr. Ras Boateng has appealed to all Board Members and Managers of all the 145 District Mutual Health Insurance Schemes to concentrate on their core function of registering all residents of Ghana into the Scheme.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Rail operations resume on Western corridor
Friday, July 25 2008
Rail haulage of bauxite from the mines of the Ghana Bauxite company at Awaso and Nsuta to the Takoradi port in the Western Region has resumed after trial runs by the Ghana Railway Company Limited following the May 15 accident involving two bauxite trains.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Headteachers attend management workshop
Friday, July 25 2008
A three-day management training workshop has been organised for 113 head teachers of public schools in the Obuasi municipality.
KUMASI:
Ashanti Region schools receive buses
Friday, July 25 2008
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, has said that government will provide the needed infrastructure and other facilities to enhance teaching and learning at all levels of education.
HO:
Assembly to go tough
Friday, July 25 2008
The Volta Regional Environmental Office will prosecute people who litter the Ho Central market and its immediate surroundings, Mr Albert Kpodonu, Regional Environmental Officer, has warned.
NATIONAL:
State of Emergency report, a hoax
Friday, July 25 2008
The Office of the President has asked the National Security to get to the bottom of the claim by the Ghana Palaver, an Accra-based private newspaper, that President John Agyekum Kufuor had met with Service Commanders to instigate a state of emergency.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Assembly in search of new burial ground
Saturday, July 26 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) is making frantic efforts to find a new site to replace the Awudome and the Osu cemeteries.
(DOMPOASE) ADANSI NORTH :
Assemblyman praises Asantehene
Saturday, July 26 2008
The assemblyman for Apagya near New Edubiase in Ashanti, Mr Adansi Gyimah has commended Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, for promptly intervening and resolving the Dompoase chieftaincy dispute.
TAMALE:
Conference to improve sheanut production held
Saturday, July 26 2008
Authorities of University for Development Studies (UDS), are organising a three-day International Conference to improve on the sustainable production of sheanuts in terms of quality and quantity.
NATIONAL :
Malaria vaccine to be tested
Saturday, July 26 2008
The Immunology department of the Noguchi Memorial lnstitute for Medical Research (NMIMR), University of Ghana, Legon, will soon embark on a malaria vaccine trial to fight against the malaria parasite.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Assemblies urged to gazette fee-fixing resolutions
Saturday, July 26 2008
The budget analyst for the Gomoa District Assembly,  Mr. Eric Akobeng, has urged all assemblies in the country to gazette fee-fixing resolutions to facilitate revenue collection to generate more funds for development.
(ANKAFUL) EFFUTU:
Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital supported
Saturday, July 26 2008
Care Generation Africa Foundation, a non-governmental group based in Accra, has presented clothes and groceries worth GH¢300.00 to inpatients of the Ankaful psychiatric Hospital.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Pre-paid metres installed in Takoardi.
Saturday, July 26 2008
The Western Regional Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has so far installed 10,000 residential and non-residential prepaid meters in Takoradi.
ACCRA :
Clean up campaign to take off in September
Saturday, July 26 2008
A community-based environmental campaign that inspires individuals and communities to make their environment a safer place to live would take place in Ghana from September 19 to 21.
ACCRA:
British High Commission reviews visa processing times
Saturday, July 26 2008
The British High Commission has announced  that from August 1, 2008 the standard processing time for visa applications would be 48 hours for premium service and 12 working days for standard applications.
WEIJA:
Landguards lock up policemen
Saturday, July 26 2008
In a rare display of bravado and lawlessness, a group of land guards recently seized three policemen and their armed colleague and kept them in their custody for well over 30 minutes.
ACCRA :
Review Medical School curricula
Saturday, July 26 2008
The International Christian Medical and Dental Association (ICMDA) has called for a revision of the curricula of the medical schools to include more community work.
JIRAPA :
District needs attention
Sunday, July 27 2008
People in four communities in the Jirapa District of the Upper West Region have been carrying their sick people on their backs and travel about 17 kilometres across rivers and streams to reach out to the nearest health facility at Sabuli for medical attention.
(PRAMPRAM) DANGME WEST :
Crops under attack
Sunday, July 27 2008
Colonies of army ants popularly known as ‘Charles Taylor’ are currently reducing vegetable production in the Prampram traditional area of the Dangme West District.
TEMA :
Assembly warns TDC
Sunday, July 27 2008
Members of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) have in a petition called on the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) to immediately halt the intended eviction of eleven governmental departments from its premises.
(ASASETRE) ELLEMBELE :
Malaria on the increase
Sunday, July 27 2008
Children between one and five years old lead in malaria cases at the Asasetre Health Centre in the Ellembele district of the Western Region, local health official has said.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN
More support for education
Sunday, July 27 2008
The Mankessim Programme Area Manager of Plan Ghana, an international humanitarian and child-centred development organization, Mr Jacob Turkson, has called on communities practicing matrilineal inheritance not to make the system to become an impediment to the welfare of the child.
ACCRA :
MOH warns students.
Sunday, July 27 2008
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has cautioned the public not to pay money to any persons claiming that they could assist prospective students to gain admission into the Ministry’s health training institutions.
(ANLO) KETA :
Private sector urged to support education
Sunday, July 27 2008
Anlo Senior High School (ANSECO) has launched its Golden jubilee celebrations with a call for private sector and community support in the funding of education in the country.
ACCRA :
Minister speaks to accountant.
Sunday, July 27 2008
Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, has charged accounting professionals to partner government to ensure transparent and prudent public financial management of the country’s emerging oil industry.
TAMALE :
One billion dollars for the north
Sunday, July 27 2008
Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has pledged one billion dollars in direct government expenditure over the next five years for the total transformation of Northern Ghana.
(BLAVE) HOHOE :
70 year old killed
Sunday, July 27 2008
Mr Emmanuel Bedzra, a 70-year old driver was stabbed to death at Blave a suburb of Hohoe  when he intervened in a scuffle between two siblings.
(GBI-KPEME) HOHOE :
More support for education
Sunday, July 27 2008
Professor Dovi Afesi, Dean of Faculty of History, Massachusetts University USA has urged African leaders to invest in education in order to create the right environment for the intellectual development of the continent’s young people.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST :
Ga mantse advises subjects
Sunday, July 27 2008
Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, has called on people to take advantage of the opening of the voters’ register on July 31 to register to enable them to exercise their franchise in the December election.
   
TARKWA NSUAEM :
`1900 people supported.
Sunday, July 27 2008
Over 1,900 people from the catchments communities of Anglogold Ashanti Iduapriem Limited (AAIL) have benefit from its Alternative Livelihood Programme since the beginning of the programme in 2005.
    
(KUMASI) KMA :
Eligible voters asked to register and vote on December 7
Monday, July 28 2008
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), Rt. Rev. Dr. Yaw Frimpong-Manso, has called on eligible voters to register and cast their votes during this year’s general election.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Low vision students of UED supported
Monday, July 28 2008
The Force Foundation, a worldwide support library, in collaboration with the Eye Care Unit of Ghana Health Service, has donated three Closed Circuit Television Sets to the Special Education Department of the University of Education, Winneba.
ACCRA:
Parents asked to guide children
Monday, July 28 2008
Parents have been called upon to regulate the number of hours their children spend in watching television especially in the night.
(TEMA) TMA:
Dressmakers advised to add value to profession
Monday, July 28 2008
Members of Ghana National Tailors and Dressmakers Association (GNTDA) have urged to acquire additional skills to add value to their profession.
ACCRA :
Police seeks corporate support
Monday, July 28 2008
The Ghana Police Service is embarking on a drive to get corporate bodies to provide additional support to the Service to ensure that it is adequately resourced to make it effective and efficient.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
Korle-Bu to commence Laparoscopy course
Monday, July 28 2008
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has received six laparoscope towers and its accessories worth 160,000 Euros from Karl Storz University, Michigan, US, to kick-start a Laparoscopy course.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Farmer fined GH¢150
Monday, July 28 2008
A Goaso Circuit court has fined Yaw Kumi, a farmer 150 Ghana cedis for threatening to kill his former wife.
ASHAIMAN:
Include drivers in Ashaiman riots probe-Council
Monday, July 28 2008
The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has called for the inclusion of a representative from the Council in a committee of enquiry which had been set up to investigate the recent shooting incident involving the Police and some drivers of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) at Ashaiman on June 3, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy moves to Birmingham
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The agent of Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has confirmed that player is set on a move to English Championship side, Birmingham.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Women’s soccer project launched
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The first ever women’s soccer project aimed at mentoring young women to appreciate good morals and to lead disciplined life through soccer has been inaugurated at the Obuasi Len Clay Stadium.
(DUWIE) SISSALA WEST:
CHPS Compound for Duwie community
Monday, July 28 2008
To ensure governments plan of providing accessible and quality healthcare is achieved, Plan Ghana International, a non governmental organization (NGO), has provided a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound  for the people of Duwie in the Sissala West District.
(BIBIANI) BAB:
Hunchbacks being used for rituals
Monday, July 28 2008
The Bibiani police are appealing to the public to assist them to unravel an emerging gruesome phenomenon there of hunchbacks being allegedly killed and their humps removed for suspected ritual purposes.
NATIONAL:
EC set for re-opening of register
Monday, July 28 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has distributed all the necessary materials to the regions in readiness for the registration of new voters which takes place from Thursday, July 31 to Sunday, August 10, 2008.
(SPORTS- FOREIGN) LOCAL:
Inter to unveil Muntari Tonday
Monday, July 28 2008
Sulley Muntari will be presented to the Italian media as Inter’s latest signing on Monday, the Serie A champions have announced.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat Ittihad
Monday, July 28 2008
The Porcipine Warriors beat the Libyans 3-1 in their fourth round, second-leg match at the Baba Yara Stadium stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Birmingham to sign Quincy?
Monday, July 28 2008
Relegated Birmingham City are on the verge of signing former Arsenal starlet Quincy Owusu-Abeyie.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
We Are Poised To Beat Starlets
Monday, July 28 2008
Young Footballers of Gentoran Football Academy in Sunyani, cannot wait for their match against the Black Starlets (Ghana U17 National Team) on Wednesday, July 30th 2008 at the Sunyani Coronation Park.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
E/R 2nd Division Middle league underway
Monday, July 28 2008
Four teams have qualified for this year’s Eastern Regional Second Division Middle League after the first half of the league ended on Sunday.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Mensah wins Tema Golf
Monday, July 28 2008
Enoch Tetteh Mensah edged out Osei Ampiah on a count-back of 73 net score to win this month’s Tema Country Golf Club Medal Open Championship played at Tema on Saturday.
NATIONAL:
Dwamena of ’Ngozi’ fame is dead
Monday, July 28 2008
One of Ghana’s ace high-life artiste, Michael Dwamena is reported dead in Texas, USA.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe for Berlin trials
Monday, July 28 2008
Asante Kotoko leading marksman Eric Bekoe is confident he can impress officials of German league side Hertha Berlin as he leaves for a one-week trial on Monday evening.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Anaesthetic machine for Juaso Hospital
Monday, July 28 2008
The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has donated an anaesthetic machine worth GH¢ 8,000  to the Juaso District Hospital.
KUMASI:
Response to HIV/AIDS scourge bemoaned
Monday, July 28 2008
A two-day consultative workshop aimed at developing an annual programme of work for 2009 that will be used to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in the Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo regions has been held for some stakeholders from the two regions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari completes Inter switch
Monday, July 28 2008
Italian champions Inter Milan have completed the signing of midfielder Sulley Muntari from Portsmouth.
(LABONE) AMA:
VEEP in call for church support
Monday, July 28 2008
The Vice-President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has appealed to churches to team up with the government to provide educational infrastructure to meet the needs of the growing population.
TAMALE:
New malaria control prog makes impact
Monday, July 28 2008
The introduction of the Indoor Residual Spraying, a new anti-malaria programme, in some selected vulnerable communities in the Northern Region, has saved more than 536,000 people, including thousands of children and pregnant women who are susceptible to malaria, the leading cause of death among children under age five in third world countries.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
86% decrease in guinea worm cases
Monday, July 28 2008
National efforts to eradicate Guinea Worm by 2009 have chalked some major successes.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Two buses for Kumasi Technical Institute
Monday, July 28 2008
The Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and the GETFUND has presented the Kumasi Technical Institute with a 63-seater Tata and 33-seater Zonta air-conditioned vehicles.
ACCRA:
’Writ to register prisoners to vote’
Monday, July 28 2008
The Legal Resource Centre has filed a motion on notice for an order of mandamus compelling the Electoral Commission (EC) to make arrangements for the registration of prisoners so that they could vote in public elections.
HO:
Prime role for National Service Personnel
Monday, July 28 2008
The Ho Municipal Director of the Electoral Commission,
Mr. Johnson Akafia, on Monday called on National Service Personnel to educate the populace to have confidence in the country’s electoral system and protect its sanctity.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Presbyterian Church of Ghana establishes NGO
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Moderator of General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana,  Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso has inaugurated the Church’s Relief Services and Development Organization at Reverend Ernst Peyer Congregation at Bantama in Kumasi.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Stringent financial control is crucial to quality education
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, has observed that stringent financial control was crucial to enhance quality education.
(BUIPE) CENTRAL GONJA :
Fresh fighting erupts
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Fresh clashes have erupted in the Buipe Traditional Area in the Northern Region leaving at least one person dead with several others injured.
(PRUSO) NKORANZA :
New chief enthroned for the people of Pruso
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Residents of Pruso, a farming community in the Nkoranza South District have installed a new chief under the stool name Nana Bofour Kyerekwa III.
(BOLGATANGA) NPP:
NPP supporters close ranks
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper East Region have been called upon to vote overwhelmingly for both the Presidential and Parliamentary Candidates of the Party.
(SUNYANI) NDC:
NDC holds street procession to publicise registration exercise
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Sunyani held processions through some principal streets of the municipality to create public awareness about the voter’s registration exercise which begins July 31, this year.
ACCRA :
Conference on burns underway
Tuesday, July 29 2008
A Consultant Plastic and Burns Surgeon, Mr Stuart Watson at the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland has arrived in the country for a three-day conference on burns injuries.
(KUMASI) N:
NPP to make inroads in three Northern Regions-Akufo-Addo
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Flagbearer of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, said the Party was poised to make inroads in the three Northern Regions during Election 2008.
(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Mining communities advised
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Mining communities have been urged to channel their grievances to the appropriate government’s institutions for redress to forestall clashes between them and mining companies.
ACCRA :
Veterinaries on the move
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Ghana Private Veterinary Surgeons Association (GHAPRIVETS) has launched an advocacy programme to equip its members with skills to champion the growth of private veterinary practice.
(GURUGU) TAMALE:
Student foresaw her death
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Colleagues of the late Sarah Yenuloom, a student of the School of Hygiene in Tamale, who died last week during a float to mark the school’s sanitation week, believe the deceased had a premonition of her death before the incident occurred.
(SUMBRUNGU) BOLGATANGA :
Bolgatanga Polytechnic holds maiden congregation
Tuesday, July 29 2008
A total number of 199 graduates who completed their Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes during the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 academic years at the Bolgatanga Polytechnic were awarded certificates at the polytechnic’s maiden congregation held at Sumbrungu.
UPPER MANYA KROBO:
E/R Police step up anti-drug war
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Eastern Regional Police Command has instituted measures to arrest and prosecute people who deal in narcotics, especially, Indian hemp or "wee" cultivators, peddlers and smokers of the substance.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libyans vandalise Babayara Stadium
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Players of Al-Ittihad of Libya on Sunday went on the rampage after their CAF Confederation Cup match against Kumasi Asante Kotoko as they destroyed property worth several thousands of Ghana cedis at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.
(KWESIMINTIM) STMA :
Child traffickers busted
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The police at Kwesimintsim yesterday intercepted a 207 Mercedes Benz bus carrying six suspected child traffickers and 17 children said to have been picked from Garu in the Upper East Region for sale in Cote d’Ivoire.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko in tough group
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko have been handed a place in Group B of the African Confederations Cup.
(SPORTS- HANDBALL) LOCAL:
Ghana Navy beats Army
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Ghana Navy narrowly defeated Ghana Army 23-22 in the ongoing Week ten league match of the National Handball League played at the Handball Court, Burma Camp, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Commodore appeals for truce
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Board Chairman of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club, E. M. Commodore-Mensah has made a passionate appeal to the fans of the Club to make room in their heartsto ensure peace, restraint and respect for authority.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
CEPS Maintain Unbeaten Record
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The National Hockey Pitch was once again set ablaze with enthusiasm after a three week break to allow the National U-21 teams participate in the Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
"I’m happy to be here" - Muntari
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Ghana international Sulley Muntari has described his move to Italian champions Inter Milan as "a dream move" after being presented to the press on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko not afraid of any opposition
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s defender Godfred Yeboah has said that the Club has what it takes to beat any opposition in the Group stages of this year’s CAF confederation Cup competition.
ACCRA :
Workers to maintain their positions
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Officials have also refuted allegations that the sale will lead to the retrenchment of the 4200 workers of Ghana Telecom and explained that Vodafon would rather institute restructuring systems to ensure proper use of skills and expertise of staff especially the competent managers.
ACCRA :
Sale is for the best.
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Ministry of Communication and the Ministry of Information have  held a press conference to explain to the general public the facts behind the sale of governments 70 per cent shares in Ghana Telecom to Vodafon at the cost of 900 million dollars in terms of cash free and debt free.
(BIMBILLA) NANUMBA NORTH:
Foundation, credit union parternership hailed
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The District Chief Executive of Nanumba North, Mr. Salifu Sa-eed, has assured non-governmental organizations of the assembly’s support and collaboration to achieve developmental objectives in the area.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Students urged to “brand themselves”
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Marketing students and potential job seekers have been advised to brand themselves by developing unique selling propositions (USP) and self-confidence in order to launch good careers after their education.
ACCRA:
New scholarship for needy students launched
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Tertiary Education Scholarship Trust (TEST for Ghana), a non-governmental organisation set up by a British couple was launched in Accra on Tuesday to provide scholarship to needy but brilliant students in the country’s tertiary institutions.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Assembly to put up new lorry station
Tuesday, July 29 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) in collaboration with Tri-Hic Company Limited, a construction firm, is to construct a new lorry station in Takoradi.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Factor analysis needed in BECE
Tuesday, July 29 2008
A Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Dominic Edoh, at the weekend called for a decisive analysis of the factors responsible for reported abysmal results of Basic Education Certificate Education (BECE) so that appropriate interventions could be prescribed to turn around the decline.
(PELUNGU) TALENSI NABDAM:
NGO’s assists flood victims with 900,000 pounds
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The management of Department For International Development (DFID) from Britain in conjunction Action Aid Ghana (AAG) have presented agriculture inputs worth 900,000 pounds sterling to 1,775 households in three districts in Upper East Region affected by last August floods.
ADENTA :
Adenta Municipal Assembly outlines facelift programme
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Adenta Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Daniel Alex Nii-Noi Adumuah has called for the support of residents and other stakeholders to make the area a model municipality in the country.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
NHIS registers 781 women in Adansi South
Wednesday, July 30 2008
About 781 pregnant women in the Adansi South District in Ashanti have been registered to benefit from the government’s free pregnancy health care programme.
ACCRA:
Reduction in rape and defilement cases – DOVVSU
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) says statistics available indicates a reduction in the number of reported rape and defilement cases for the first quarter of this year as compared to same period in 2007.
(KUMASI-ANGLOGA) KMA :
Woman jailed for armed robbery
Wednesday, July 30 2008
A 25-year-old woman at Anloga in Kumasi, Angelina Afedzie, has been jailed 10 years by a High Court for robbery.
ACCRA :
Aspirants criticized for sidelining HIV/AIDS issues
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Presidential candidates for this year’s elections, have come under heavy criticism for sidelining HIV/AIDS issues in their campaigns.
NATIONAL :
Victims of rail accidents could be prosecuted
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Ghana Railway Company (GRC) has reminded the public that its rail tracks are restricted areas and so relatives of persons involved in accidents on the lines could be prosecuted.
(ANWIA) NZEMA EAST:
Lunatic kills eight year old
Wednesday, July 30 2008
A 55-year-old female lunatic who is undergoing treatment at the Twelve Apostles Prayer Camp at Anwia in the Nzema East District of the Western Region has butchered an eight-year-old daughter of the camp owner.
(TEMA) TMA:
TMA appeals for suspension of eviction
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) has appealed to the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) to suspend the intended eviction of the eleven government establishments operating from the premises of the TDC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah injured at Lyon
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Black Stars captain John Mensah limped off during Olympique Lyonnais’ first pre-season training session on Monday due to a calf injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Oti calls for coaching structure
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Many coaches have laid claims to nurturing various talents in one way or the other during the formative years of players.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari bitter Inter debut
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Sulley Muntari made a sour Inter Milan debut after his missed spot-kick handed AC Milan the Trofeo TIM on Tuesday night in Turin.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mustapha moves to Bolton
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Ghana-born Holland international Mustapha Riga is reported to have agreed a three-year deal to join English Premier League side Bolton Wanderers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Referees Association organizes course
Wednesday, July 30 2008
A-two-day refresher course for 37 referees in the Cape Coast Metropolis ended at the Robert Mensah Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Caf confirms Kotoko’s slot
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Caf has officially written to Asante Kotoko confirming their participation in this year’s Confederation Cup despite Al-Ittihad protest for fielding an unqualified player.
ACCRA:
Vodafone experienced in fixed line operations
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Contrary to claims by critics of the sale of 70 per cent shares of Ghana Telecom (GT) to Vodafone International BV, that the buyer has no experience in fixed-line voice operations, documents available to the Ghana News Agency prove otherwise.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Local innovations to boost agric production
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Local innovations in farming to boost agriculture in Ghana has been identified at a participatory innovation development training workshop being organized by Prolinnova, an agriculture oriented non-governmental organisation in collaboration with the University of Cape-Coast School of Agriculture.
(AKOMADAN) OFFINSO NORTH:
Rare project for Offinso soon
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Offinso North District Chief Executive, Mr Augustine Collins Ntim, has disclosed that some Italian investors are at Offinso to prepare grounds for the establishment of an oil mill at the cost of 50 million dollars.
(ADZORTSI) KETU NORTH:
Technical, secondary education to be at par
Wednesday, July 30 2008

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.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Antwi targets Ghana chance
Wednesday, July 30 2008
On loan Liverpool defender, Godwin Antwi has set his sights on playing for Ghana when the chance of playing international football comes.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Central Region sets up 249 centres
Wednesday, July 30 2008
A total of 249 registration centres have been set up throughout the Central Region to cater for the limited registration exercise which takes off nationwide on Thursday.
ASHAIMAN:
Assembly to put up waste processing plant
Wednesday, July 30 2008
MEFIN Waste Processing Company of Italy has expressed the desire to build a plant in the newly created Ashaiman Municipality, authorities said on Wednesday.
(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
Service personnel organise health screening
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Service Personnel Association of the Ga West Municipal Assembly on Wednesday organised a health screening exercise for over 200 women at the Kaneshie Market complex as part of activities marking this year’s National Service Week.
(AFUTU) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Chief calls for help from NGOs
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Chief of Afutu near Nsawam, Nii Tsuru Addey II, has called on philanthropists and Non-Governmental Organizations to support rural communities in their developmental projects.
(ONWE) EJISU JUABEN:
Schools unite against food crisis impact
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Students and teachers of four Junior High Schools (JHS) in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality are cultivating large acres of maize as their contribution to mitigate the impact of the global food crisis.
SUNYANI:
Okyehene pushes for progress
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The Okyehene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has advised personalities occupying political offices to think about the nation’s progress rather than seek their selfish interests.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Annan: "anniversary gift" for University of Ghana
Wednesday, July 30 2008
The former UN Secretary General, Mr. Kofi Annan, has
been appointed Chancellor of the University of Ghana, the University Council announced on Wednesday.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
"Vote for messages that represent your interests"
Wednesday, July 30 2008
Persons with disability (PWDs) have been advised to scrutinize the campaign manifestoes of the various political parties and vote for those who promote the interest and welfare of the physically-challenged.
BOLGATANGA :
Journalists and assembly members meet
Thursday, July 31 2008
An official of Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) , Ms Mahama Hawa, has observed that journalists have a crucial role to ensure transparent and accountable decentralized system of governance in the country.
ACCRA:
Tourism Awards scheduled for August 2
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Eighth Ghana Tourism Awards being organised by management of Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has been scheduled for Saturday August 2, at State Banquet Hall in Accra.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Mentally-deranged killer in court
Thursday, July 31 2008
A District magistrate’s court at Axim in Nzema District has remanded in custody, a 55-year-old mentally deranged woman for murder.
(BRIMSO) EAST AKIM:
Maize farmers undergo orientation
Thursday, July 31 2008
A one-day orientation has been organized for maize farmers in the East Akyem District to educate them on how to increase productivity.
(KETE-KRACHI) KRACHI WEST:
Call for cultural re-awakening
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Krachi West District Chief Executive, Mr Douglas Koranteng,  has called for cultural re-awakening and integration into the national psyche to promote cohesion, unity and uniqueness.
HOHOE:
Scouts on the move
Thursday, July 31 2008
A 50-member delegation of the United Kingdom Scouts, in collaboration with Hohoe Youth Scout have started the construction of a multi-purpose training complex at Hohoe estimated to cost GH¢ 220,000.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
UG to confer degrees on CJ, Ibn Chambas and others
Thursday, July 31 2008
The University of Ghana has announced it would confer honorary degrees on some distinguished personalities, including Chief Justice Georgina Wood and Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, President of the ECOWAS Commission.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sports Minister visits Red Bull Academy
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Ministry Of Education,Science And Sports on Saturday paid a visit to Red Bull Soccer Academy in Sogakope.
HOHOE:
Man, 60, stabbed to death
Thursday, July 31 2008
A 60-year on man, Samuel Bedzrah, met his untimely death when he was stabbed after separating a fight between a brother and a sister at Balve, a surburb of Hohoe, last Friday.
HO:
Decentralization programme is failing
Thursday, July 31 2008
Ghana’s decentralization policy has so far been ineffective in addressing the country’s poverty dilemma because it lacks "the right-based approach" to development programming.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Signs of NPP defeat are clear – Lawyer
Thursday, July 31 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), said that the electoral signs across the country are clear that the malfunctioning New Patriotic Party (NPP) will lose the December general elections on account of its mismanagement of the economy.
HO:
Drivers accuse police
Thursday, July 31 2008
The police have a way of "punishing" drivers who refuse to pay their way through road check-points, drivers alledged at a one-day workshop organized by the National Insurance Commission (NIC) for commercial drivers and vehicle owners in Ho.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts abrogate MTN sponsorship deal
Thursday, July 31 2008
Hearts of Oak have terminated their sponsorship deal with mobile phnoe operators MTN over their meagre financial contribution.
SUNYANI:
NGO supports education in Brong-Ahafo Region
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition, Mr. K. Afena-Sam has appealed to staff of junior and senior high schools not to view the periodic research activities carried out by the coalition in schools as a witch-hunt exercise but rather as a measure to ensure the delivery of good quality education.
WEST GONJA :
District supports youth
Thursday, July 31 2008
The West Gonja District Business Advisory Center (BAC) of the Rural Enterprises project (REP) has appealed to the youth to register with the centre to benefit from the program.
NATIONAL:
Ban on hunting comes into effect
Thursday, July 31 2008
The annual ban on hunting, otherwise known as the close season, begins on Friday, August 1, 2008, a statement from the Wildlife Division of the Ghana Forestry Commission has said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Udinese recall Asamoah
Thursday, July 31 2008
Ghana youth international midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has returned to the Italian side Udinese.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
School holds first matriculation
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Damongo Health Assistant Clinical Training School has held its first matriculation ceremony at Damongo in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region under the theme “quality health care delivery the role of the health assistant clinical”.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Holmes’ Farewell trophy
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Andrew Holmes Farewell Open Golf championship will tee off at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Friday, August 2.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bash returns to duty
Thursday, July 31 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko assistant coach Johnson Smith is eagerly awaiting the return of his boss Bashir Hayford who will return to club duties after the burial of his wife this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Striker’s reality show begins
Thursday, July 31 2008
Registration of players for the ’Striker’s Reality Show’ has been scheduled for Friday, August 29 to take place across the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben sack coach
Thursday, July 31 2008
Premier League side Kessben Football Club have parted ways with the Dutch technical head,Hans Van Der Plyum on Wednesday.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU NORTH :
Basic schools engage in quiz competition
Thursday, July 31 2008
Mr Omare Tenkorang, Acting Executive Director of the Ghana Library Board (GLB), has  advised school children to adopt the habit of reading to enable them excel in their academic endeavours.
CAPE COAST:
Farmers urged to cultivate Allanblakia
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Operations and Supply Chain Manager of Novel Development Ghana, a research-oriented NGO, Mr Kingsley Oppong, has appealed to farmers to cultivate Allanblakia (AB) tree, locally known as ‘Sonkyi’ or ‘Atrodua’, because of its immense economic benefits.
KMA :
Call for quality education supported
Thursday, July 31 2008
Quality education to all school-going age persons can be achieved, if solid foundation was laid at the lower level of education, Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, Ashanti Regional Director of Education said.
ACCRA :
Government to answer to citizens
Thursday, July 31 2008
A group of individuals have instituted civil action against government on its intended sale of Ghana Telecom to Vodafone international.
ACCRA :
GES warns schools
Thursday, July 31 2008
The management of Ghana Education Service (GES) has stated that reports reaching it indicate that some public basic schools collect fees from pupils in the country.
KMA :
Four filling stations robbed
Thursday, July 31 2008
Kofi Adu, a Taxi driver who allegedly bought quantities of fuel at four different filling stations in Kumasi and sped off without paying, has been remanded by the Ashanti New Town District Court in Kumasi.
HO :
Minister asked to apologise
Thursday, July 31 2008
Mr Modestus Ahiable, Volta Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister, to apologize to the region over his false alarm in June about the insecurity of public officials in the region.
HO :
EC deplore more than 1000 personnel.
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Electoral Commission will deploy 1,081 personnel in the Volta Region during the 11-day limited registration exercise that began on Thursday.
BOLGATANGA:
Minimum Share Capital to affect bank Operation
Thursday, July 31 2008
Members of the North-Eastern and Western Chapters of the Association of Rural Banks (ARB) have expressed worry about the directives from the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to increase the minimum share capital for the operations of rural banks to GH¢ 150,000 Ghana.
BOLGATANGA:
Registration exercise takes-off smoothly
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Voters Registration Exercise, which commenced today July 31, has taken-off smoothly in the Upper East Region, without any reported hitch.
HO:
Peace ambassadors in service personnel
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Executive Director of the National Service Scheme,  Mr Obiri Yeboah, on Thursday called on Service Personnel to be ambassadors of peace in the December general elections.
ACCRA:
Attafuah heads National Idetification Authority
Thursday, July 31 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appointed Prof.
Ken Attafuah as the new Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) following the retirement of Prof. Ernest Dumor.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Judicial Service receives computers
Thursday, July 31 2008
The Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines has presented five laptop computers and five printers with accessories worth GH¢ 12,000 to the Judicial Service as part of the Land Administration Project of the Service’s reform programme.
ACCRA:
Desist from collecting school fees- GES
Thursday, July 31 2008
The management of Ghana Education Service (GES) has stated that reports reaching it indicate that some public basic schools collect fees from pupils in the country.