NATIONAL :
Hope for amputees
Wednesday, July 01 2009
An American Prosthetics, (limb fabrication organisation), has chosen Ghana as its centre in the West African sub-region to provide free care to thousands of patients in dire need of artificial limb fitting services.
BOLGATANGA :
District planning officers express worry
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Municipal and District Planning Officers in the Upper East Region, have expressed concern about the way some District and Municipal Chief Executives abandon district plans and instead try to implement their own.
ACCRA :
Former President Rawlings not happy
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Former President Jerry Rawlings has said the Ghanaian public is not amused with the performance of the Government so far and the ruling National Democratic Congress needs to do a lot more to revive its image and restore its credibility.
NATIONAL:
Copyright law to be reviewed
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Mr. Emmanuel M. Darkey, a Librarian at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana has observed that the framers of the copyright law should have balanced the interest of stakeholders in order to facilitate public education on the legislation.
NATIONAL :
EC to fight drug trafficking
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Ghana is to benefit from a 6.5 million euro Regional Programme to fight drug trafficking in the country.
NATIONAL :
World bank boosts Ghanas’ economy
Wednesday, July 01 2009
The World Bank has approved a US$535 million package for Ghana aimed at helping to improve economic governance and stabilize the economy.
NATIONAL :
A-G eyes counterfeit law
Wednesday, July 01 2009
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs. Betty Mould-Iddrisu has called on government to enact a law to purposely deal with counterfeiting and piracy.
ACCRA :
8000 dollars for Street academy
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Discover Africa, a non-governmental organisation has donated food items and clothing worth 8,000 dollars to the Street Academy School for the upkeep of the children.
CAPE COAST :
Flood kills boy
Wednesday, July 01 2009
A nine-year old boy lost his life at Nkanfoa, a suburb of Cape Coast, when the room in which he was sleeping collapsed during a heavy downpour last Sunday night.
NATIONAL:
NPC tasked to give out their best
Wednesday, July 01 2009
The Minister of Agriculture, Mr Kwasi Ahwoi has tasked the newly constituted National Premix Committee (NPC) and Secretariat to ensure that premix fuel got to the beneficiaries at affordable prices.
AMA :
No politics over decongestion exercise
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Mr. Daniel Okai, Chairman of the Odododiodioo Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has appealed to residents of Accra not to politicize the decongestion of the city and its environs.
NATIONAL :
All schools to benefit from GETFund
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, Minister of Education has reiterated the intention of government to make the GETFund available to all educational institutions.
TAMALE :
Regional commander prays for peace
Wednesday, July 01 2009
Mr Angwubutoge Awuni, Northern Regional Police Commander has advised students from the three northern regions to be ambassadors of peace in their respective communities to facilitate development.
AMA :
Trader steals trailer
Wednesday, July 01 2009
A trader accused of stealing the trailer of an articulated truck worth GHC 10,000 was put before an Accra Circuit Court .
NATIONAL :
MOFA takes steps to enhance food security
Wednesday, July 01 2009
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has acquired a total of 14,186 hectares of land for the cultivation of staple crops to ensure food security.
ADENTA :
Fire guts Adenta SSNIT flat
Thursday, July 02 2009
Fire on Monday gutted the first floor of the Adenta SSNIT flat Number 32, Room Number A3 and destroyed property valued at over 30,000 Ghana cedis
NATIONAL :
Volta Region launches five-year $250m development plan
Thursday, July 02 2009
A five-year US$250m Volta Economic Development Plan (VEDP) has been launched to bring improvement that would change the lives of people of the Volta Region as well as the lives of Ghanaians.
ACCRA :
Tigo moves to help humanity
Thursday, July 02 2009
Tigo, one of the mobile telecom networks in the country, has launched a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to provide support to communities in education, health and environment through partnerships with reputable organizations both in Ghana and in the rest of Africa.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Dormaa-Ahenkro to resume cocoa spraying
Thursday, July 02 2009
The Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah has assured cocoa farmers in the area of government’s commitment to protecting cocoa farmers and the industry.
BOLGATANGA :
Zoomlion trains more Sanitation Guards
Thursday, July 02 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has called on District and Municipal Assemblies in the Region to get involved and offer support to organizations involved in environmental cleanliness, so as to complement the efforts of government towards the improvement of sanitation in the country.
KETA :
Increase in abortions among students in Volta
Thursday, July 02 2009
The Medical Superintendent of the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho, Dr. Geoffrey Nyamuame has expressed concern about increasing cases of pregnancy and abortion related complications among students in the region.
WA :
Rain paralyzes commercial and holiday activities in Wa
Thursday, July 02 2009
A downpour that lasted from dawn to mid-day on Wednesday, paralyzed business and the social activities that characterise public holidays in the Wa Municipality.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA NANKANA :
NGO Artisans in Kassena-Nankana schooled
Thursday, July 02 2009
A non political and non profitable organization, Movement of Collective Association (MOCASS), has ended a two-day workshop at Navrongo in the Upper East Region for artisan groups and individuals.
(KADE) KWEBIBIREM :
Kwaebibirem Assembly Members destroy 50 ballot papers
Thursday, July 02 2009
A total of 50 spoilt ballots papers were recorded in two rounds of voting by the Kwaebibirem District Assembly Members for the election of a Presiding Member at Kade.
HOHOE :
Hohoe Municipal pledges to redeem indebtedness
Thursday, July 02 2009
The Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Victor-Hermann Condobrey has said his administration’s topmost priority is to redeem the assembly’s indebtedness totaling over 300,000 Ghana cedis left behind by the previous administration.
ACCRA :
Ghana to host Commonwealth Pharmacists conference
Thursday, July 02 2009
The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has launched the 10th Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) conference, which is slated in Accra from August 3 to August 9.
CAPE COAST :
Caregivers urged to treat senior citizens well
Friday, July 03 2009
The Central Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa Doe has called on caregivers to treat the aged in the society with dignity and love.
NATIONAL :
Gambia to compensate families of murdered Ghanaians
Friday, July 03 2009
The families of six Ghanaians killed in The Gambia are to be given monetary compensation, according to an agreement reached between The Gambian President Yahyah Jammeh and the President of Ghana, John Mills.
HOHOE :
Rev. Father arrests suspected criminal
Friday, July 03 2009
Rev Fr Dr Fred Mawuli Agogo of Nsawam Catholic Church has arrested one Sampson Tanko, suspected to have run away from a crime he had committed at Anyiman in the Eastern Region.
JASIKAN :
Reverend urges V/R to eschew idol worship
Friday, July 03 2009
The Reverend Gideon Akoto, General Overseer of Gracefield Worship Centre has called on the people of the Volta Region to eschew idol worship and demonic activities to benefit from God’s supernatural grace and dominion.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Senior Citizens call for respect towards the Presidency
Friday, July 03 2009
Senior Citizens in the Eastern Region have expressed worry about the disrespect being shown to the Presidency by some people and advised those people to change their ways for the better.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Two stealing syndicates arrested
Friday, July 03 2009
Two persons believed to be members of a group who used stolen pay slips to purchase items from some firms, have been arrested at their hide-outs in the Eastern and Volta Regions by the Winneba Police.
ACCRA :
Leading NPP member sues Attorney-General, BNI
Friday, July 03 2009
A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has filed a writ at the Supreme Court against the Attorney-General and the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for an order that any person appearing before any panel of the bureau shall be entitled to a lawyer of his choice as laid down in Article 14 (2) of the Constitution.
ACCRA :
Asabee’s wife before court
Friday, July 03 2009
Zuleika Jennifer Asamoah Boateng, wife of former Information and National Orientation Minister, Mr. Steven Asamoah Boateng appeared before an Accra Circuit Court on Thursday charged with assault of a public officer.
NATIONAL :
Focus on agriculture
Friday, July 03 2009
African leaders have been urged to commit more resources to agriculture to reverse the escalating food crisis, and to end the renewed violence in parts of the continent.
    
AMA :
Former regional minister attacked
Friday, July 03 2009
A gang of robbers, armed with guns and razor-sharp machetes, opened fire when they stormed the Roman Ridge residence of former Greater Accra Regional Minister, Sheikh I. C. Quaye, Thursday at dawn.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Sports minister questioned
Friday, July 03 2009
The Minority New Patriotic Party (NPP) has questioned whether Mr Abdul Rashid Pelpuo, Minister of State at the Presidency, could appear before the House to respond to questions about the Sports Ministry without official notification to Parliament.
    
NATIONAL :
175 million euros for MDG.
Friday, July 03 2009
The European Union (EU) has approved a 175 million Euros Millennium Development Goal (MDG) contract facility for Ghana after bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the on-going summit in Sirte, Libya.
    
NATIONAL :
Call for enhancement of domestic industries
Friday, July 03 2009
The Ghana Network of the World Industrialisation Partnerships Corporation (WIPCOR) has been launched with a call on members to bring on board the building of strong domestic industries to transform the country’s economy for accelerated development.
   
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Confusion mars GOC Congress
Friday, July 03 2009
The quadrennial Congress of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) held on Tuesday was marred by near confusion that gave birth to division among the Delegates.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts win Prez Cup
Friday, July 03 2009
C.K Akonnor’s hopes of guiding Eleven Wise to winning a silverware this season was dealt a major blow following Wednesday’s President’s Cup defeat to Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Opoku Agyemang for Satellites
Friday, July 03 2009
Sellas Tetteh will rope in Black Stars forward Opoku Agyemang into his squad for the 2009 World Youth Championships in Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Paintsil back at Fulham
Friday, July 03 2009
John Paintsil is back in training at Fulham ahead of a pre-season schedule that will build them up well for their best season ever in the Premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Nyantakyi excited about league
Friday, July 03 2009
A season which could have long be decided has continuously been thrown open week-in-week-out due to the high level of competition put in by participating clubs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Prez Mills gives to old Players
Friday, July 03 2009
The President John Evans Atta Mills has pledged to donate his share of the President’s Cup tournament to the Old Players Association’s Welfare Fund.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Inauguration of Hockey stadium rescheduled
Friday, July 03 2009
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009 has rescheduled the inauguration of the hockey stadium for Monday, July 6.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Minister visits Hockey stadium
Friday, July 03 2009
Mr Abdul Rashid Pelpuo, Minister of Youth and Sports on Wednesday visited the renovated National Hockey Stadium near the Tema station in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah open to Turkey move
Friday, July 03 2009
Ghana deputy captain John Mensah has revealed that he will be willing to listen to Turkish giants Galasaray after confirming they have approached Olympique Lyon for his services.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana climb in rankings
Friday, July 03 2009
Ghana has improved a step up on the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World ranking table.
ACCRA:
Nigerian governor denies sponsoring NDC campaign
Friday, July 03 2009
The Governor of the Rivers State of Nigeria, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has denied channelling money through former President Jerry John Rawlings, to fund the campaign of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) during Election 2008.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
President unhappy with low female representation in government
Friday, July 03 2009
Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has disclosed that the President was not happy about his inability to achieve his target of appointing 40 percent women in his government, and the fact that the few women he nominated as Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCE’s) were rejected by some assemblies.
DORMAA :
Assembly discusses programme for third quarter
Friday, July 03 2009
The reconstituted Dormaa Municipal Assembly has held its first general meeting during which the assembly’s sub-committees were formed and the programme for the third quarter of 2009 discussed.
(KUMASI) KMA :
NPP youth call for fresh probe into Muntaka saga
Friday, July 03 2009
Some Muslim youths in Kumasi have appealed to President John Atta Mills to conduct fresh investigations into the alleged malfeasance involving the former Minister of Youth and Sports, Alhaji Mubarak Muntaka.
ACCRA : Prof. Nketia advocates for the promotion of traditional music
Saturday, July 04 2009
Professor Emeritus J.H. Kwabena Nketia, a Musicologist and Composer has reiterated the need for the promotion of traditional music and culture in order to project the country’s cultural heritage.
ACCRA : Tobacco bill before cabinet soon
Saturday, July 04 2009
The Ministry of Health has finished reviewing the Tobacco Control Bill and is in the process of submitting the bill and the accompanying memorandum to cabinet.
HO :Interim Committee for Volta University inaugurated
Saturday, July 04 2009
A 10-member committee has been inaugurated in Ho to determine the strategic modalities to bring the proposed University of Health and Allied Sciences in the Volta Region into fruition.
(KUMASI) KMA : Call on churches to lead crusade on sanitation
Saturday, July 04 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku-Manu, has called on religious organisations to lead the crusade to change the behaviour and attitudes of Ghanaians towards the environment.
ACCRA : Refineries advised to go into bio-fuel production
Saturday, July 04 2009
The Acting Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery, Dr Kwame Ampofo, has said it was important for African refiners to shift their focus from conventional fuels to bio-fuel to be in a better position to satisfy the international market.
HO :Public urged to desist from corrupting policemen
Saturday, July 04 2009
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr George A. Anko-Bil, has appealed to the public to desist from corrupting police personnel.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH : Nurses celebrate nurses’ week
Saturday, July 04 2009
The government is to construct more hospitals, clinics, health centers and provide logistics to health professionals to enable them work effectively, Mr. Eric Opoku, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has said.
BOLGATANGA : Inadequate iodized salt hindering the prevention of IDD
Saturday, July 04 2009
Salt manufacturers and the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) have been called upon to ensure that salt put on the market for consumption contains adequate quantities of iodine needed to prevent Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD).
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN : HIV/AIDS victims and orphans centre calls for support
Saturday, July 04 2009
The Reverend Monsignor Alex Bobby Benson, Director of Matthew 25 House, an HIV/AIDS Centre in Koforidua, has made a passionate appeal for aid to support orphans and victims of HIV/AIDS who have been adopted by the centre.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN : Drivers ignorant of road traffic regulations
Saturday, July 04 2009
About 95 percent of drivers arrested in the New Juaben Municipality for various traffic offences, were found to be ignorant of road traffic regulations and road signs.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN : Drivers ignorant of road traffic regulations
Saturday, July 04 2009
About 95 percent of drivers arrested in the New Juaben Municipality for various traffic offences, were found to be ignorant of road traffic regulations and road signs.
TAMALE : Women in Northern Region want publicity
Saturday, July 04 2009
Women assembly members in the Northern Region have pleaded with the media to give them publicity to enable them to compete with their male counterparts.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Chieftaincy and land disputes are unchristian-Primate
Sunday, July 05 2009
The Right Reverend S.K. Adofo, Primate of Brotherhood Church has described the numerous protracted chieftaincy and land disputes in some parts of the country as unchristian.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Government to invest educational infrastructural
Sunday, July 05 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku Manu has said that Government is committed to mobilizing resources to upgrade the infrastructure of schools in the country,
ACCRA :
Allow the youth to speak for themselves – Rev. Kodjo
Sunday, July 05 2009
The Reverend Peter Maugbi Kodjo, District Minister, Osu Presbyterian Church said the youth ministry in the church must be designed and manned by the young people themselves.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Kumasi holds pre-welcome jamboree for Obama
Sunday, July 05 2009
The Atta Mills Foundation, a pro-democracy  non-governmental organization (NGO), held a mammoth cultural jamboree at the Centre for National Culture (CNC) in Kumasi in honour of United States President Barack Obama who is due to visit Ghana on July 10.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Municipal Electrical Association inaugurated
Sunday, July 05 2009
A 50-member “Birim Central Municipal Electrical Association,” has been inaugurated with a call on the members to uphold, preserve, protect and defend the dignity and integrity of the electrical profession.
(KWABENAKWA) OBUASI :
Child labour hampers education of children
Sunday, July 05 2009
A community animation programme on child labour in cocoa producing areas held in ten communities in the Obuasi Municipality has established that most children are involved in major economic activities to the detriment of their schooling.
ACCRA :
President Mills returns from Libya
Sunday, July 05 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills returned home late Saturday night from Libya where he attended the 13th Ordinary Summit of the African Union which took place from July 1 to 3, 2009.
BOLGATANGA :
Instill in children attributes of peace - Minister
Sunday, July 05 2009
Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs Lucy Awuni, has stressed the need for parents and community members to instill in children the attributes of peace.
(SAMSAM-ODUMASE) GA WEST :
Farmers train in agro-forestry and tree planting
Sunday, July 05 2009
The World of Hope International (WOHI), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in the US, in collaboration with Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA), have organized a day’s workshop in agro-forestry and tree planting for farmers in Samsam-Odumase in the Ga West District in the Greater Accra Region.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI :
Rehabilitated District Magistrate’s Court inaugurated
Sunday, July 05 2009
The rehabilitated Asutifi District Magistrate’s Court at Kenyasi which costs GHC77,534 in the Brong-Ahafo Region has been inaugurated.
(KUMASI) KMA :
TCC to hold IDDS submit in Kumasi
Sunday, July 05 2009
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Technology Consultancy Centre (TCC) will hold the third annual International Development Design Submit (IDDS) 2009 in Kumasi from July 8-August 12.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Drivers need periodic training – Stakeholders told
Monday, July 06 2009
The President of the Accra-Hohoe-Ho Cooperative Transport Society, Mr Ebenezer Zokta Yevuyibor has stressed the need for stakeholders in the transport industry to organize periodic training programmes for drivers to help reduce road accidents.
BONGO :
Paramount Chief of Bongo initiates tree planting exercise in communities
Monday, July 06 2009
The Paramount Chief of Bongo Traditional Area in the Bongo District in the Upper East Region, Naba Baba Salifu Aleemyaroom, has initiated a tree planting project in communities under his jurisdiction.
BOLGATANGA :
Women with obstetric fistula get support
Monday, July 06 2009
Ten women suffering from obstetric fistula, have successfully undergone reconstructive surgery in the Bolgatanga Hospital to correct their condition.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Benyiwa-Doe urges assemblies to assist small scale enterprises
Monday, July 06 2009
Madam Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Central Regional Minister, has urged municipal and district assemblies to make budgetary allocations from their common fund to support small scale enterprises within their jurisdiction.
TAMALE :
Barclays supports School for Life
Monday, July 06 2009
Barclays Bank of Ghana has donated a cheque of GH¢ 43, 923.00 to the School for Life (SFL) towards the provision of educational support to deprived children under its school programme in the three Northern regions.
HO :
Defectors return to the NDC
Monday, July 06 2009
Over 130 former members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) said to have jumped ship to the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) prior to the 2004 elections have returned to the NDC fold.
(TEMA) TMA :
TOR shut down again
Monday, July 06 2009
Tema Oil Refinery has been shut down barely a week after it resumed operations for more maintenance work.
BOLGATANGA :
Women encouraged to invest in farming
Monday, July 06 2009
The 2008 National second best farmer, Madam Janet Nyabase, has urged women to invest in farming as a business and not only engage in it to feed the family.
BONGO :
Paramount Chief initiates tree planting exercise
Monday, July 06 2009
The Paramount Chief of Bongo Traditional Area in the Bongo District in the Upper East Region, Naba Baba Salifu Aleemyaroom, has initiated a tree planting project in communities under his jurisdiction.
BONGO :
Paramount Chief initiates tree planting exercise
Monday, July 06 2009
The Paramount Chief of Bongo Traditional Area in the Bongo District in the Upper East Region, Naba Baba Salifu Aleemyaroom, has initiated a tree planting project in communities under his jurisdiction.
(KORLE-GONNO) AMA :
Supporters of political parties urged to be law-abiding
Monday, July 06 2009
Reverend Henry Nunoo-Lartey, Mamprobi District Head of the Divine Healer’s Church has underscored the need for leaders of the various political parties to advise their supporters to go about their activities within the confines of the law.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Hammah satisfied with KIA preparations for Obama
Monday, July 06 2009
The Minister of Transport, Mr Mike Hammah, has expressed satisfaction with preparations being made at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) towards the pending visit of the US President Barack Obama.
JUABOSO :
Five communities defrauded
Monday, July 06 2009
A fake financial institution operating in the Juaboso district of the Western region is reported to have defrauded five communities of more than GHC 4 million.
EAST GONJA :
Districts’ performance lauded.
Monday, July 06 2009
Mr. Alhassan Mumuni, District Chief Executive (DCE) for East Gonja has expressed satisfaction at the district’s creditable performance of revenue mobilisation during the first and second quarters of 2009, which yielded Gh¢28,171.50 out of a projected Gh¢57,990 for the year.
EFFUTU :
Court to be replaced
Monday, July 06 2009
The Effutu Municipal Assembly has decided to construct an ultra-modern court building in Winneba to replace the dilapidated Magistrate Court structure by the end of the year.
NADOWLI :
Assembly elects Presiding Member
Monday, July 06 2009
Members of Nadowli District Assembly have elected Mr Callistus Sunyeri Haruna, a 40-year-old teacher as their Presiding Member at the first ordinary meeting at Nadowli.
NATIONAL :
New drug for river blindness
Monday, July 06 2009
A clinical trial to introduce a new drug to eliminate river blindness has been launch by the World Health Organization (WHO) in three African countries.
(NEW ABIREM )BIRIM NORTH :
Assembly to increase revenue
Monday, July 06 2009
Mr Napoleon Amoako Asiamah, Birim North District Chief Executive (DCE), has stated that the assembly intends to increase its revenue base in order to accelerate development.
(BOLGATANGA) NDC :
Party executives advised to be wary of political opponents
Monday, July 06 2009
The Upper East Regional first Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), Mr. Richard Adua, has cautioned the party’s Constituency Executives in the Region to be wary of political opponents who claimed to be party members and wanted to stand for the upcoming elections for the Ward and Branch Chairmen positions in the Region.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Man kills mother.
Monday, July 06 2009
The Nyinahin Police have arrested a 26-year-old barber, Kwame David, for strangling his mother, Madam Abena Badu, 60, to death.
 
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Government supports flood victims
Monday, July 06 2009
The government has presented some relief items worth GH¢115,400 to flood victims at Amaada and Abaasa Number two in the Atwima Mponua District.
NATIONAL :
10000 for Obama visit
Monday, July 06 2009
Over 10,000 police officers will be deployed in Accra and Cape Coast to oversee security, crowd control and traffic concerns during the visit of US President Barack Obama.
BOLGATANGA :
Drugs absorb more of health care cost
Monday, July 06 2009
About 60 to 80 per cent of the cost of health care in the country goes into drugs and this is expected to increase with new and more potent drugs being imported for treatment of malaria and other diseases.    
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Minister assures Black Stars
Monday, July 06 2009
Mr Abdul Rashid Pelpuo, Minister of Youth and Sports on Thursday gave the assurance that the Ministry would ensure that the budget for the Senior National Football team, the Black Stars is quickly finalized and released for the second round of the qualifying matches of the World Cup.
(SPORTS- TAEKWANDO) LOCAL:
Agrah pledges support for Taekwondo
Monday, July 06 2009
Mr Worlanyo Agrah, acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Council (NSC) has pledged the Council’s support towards making Taekwondo a popular sport in the country.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
National athletics championship ends
Monday, July 06 2009
This year’s National Junior and Senior Athletics Championship ended at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi at the weekend with Ashanti Region emerging as the overall champions in the Boys’ division.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
AfHF to honour President Mills
Monday, July 06 2009
The African Hockey Federation (AfHF) will confer on Ghana’s President, John Evans Atta Mills its distinction of honour on Friday, July 17 in Accra.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Hockey tickets to go on sale
Monday, July 06 2009
Tickets for the Ghana 2009 African Hockey tournament will go on sale from Wednesday, July 8 at the National Hockey Stadium near the Tema Station in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold saved by the bell
Monday, July 06 2009
A 90th minute goal by Theophilus Anobah enabled Obuasi AshGold FC to secure a vital point as they settled for a 1-1 drawn game against visiting Sekondi Eleven Wise in their 27th Week Glo Premier League encounter played at the Len Clay Sports Stadium at Obuasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal beat Lions
Monday, July 06 2009
Kumasi King Faisal on Sunday coasted home to a 2-1 victory over visiting Kpando Heart of Lions in their Glo-Premier League encounter played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stretch Liberty
Monday, July 06 2009
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals foiled Asante Kotoko’s title ambitions when they held them to a 3-3 drawn game in their Week 27 Glo Premier League encounter on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts split points with Kessben
Monday, July 06 2009
League Leaders Accra Hearts of Oak were forced to settle for a pulsating goalless drawn game with Kessben F/C in their 27th fixture of the Glo Premier League match played at Anane Boateng Sports Stadium at Abrankese near Kumasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
RTU push Mirren to relegation
Monday, July 06 2009
Sporting Mirren’s chances of surviving the Glo Premiership drew blank as they only managed a goalless drawn game with visiting Real Tamale United (RTU) at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra to drown them into relegation.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Obama to Watch Nigeria, Ghana Opener?
Monday, July 06 2009
United States President, Barack Obama is expected to grace the opening match of the Africa Hockey Federation AfHF Cup for Nations, which holds at the Astroturf of the Accra Stadium on Friday, 10th of July.
(YIPALA) SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Rainstorm hits Yipala
Monday, July 06 2009
A rainstorm has destroyed about 22 houses including the palace of the local chief, Nyenyan-wura Alfred Yahaya Mahama at Yipala in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Northern Region.
(KORMANTSE) MFANTSEMAN:
Kormantse welcomes Asamoah Boateng
Monday, July 06 2009
Hundreds of New Patriotic Party supporters, friends and relatives of Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, former Minister of Information and National Orientation gave him and his wife, Zuleka, a rousing welcome when they returned to Kormantse at the weekend.
NATIONAL:
Prisoners not hungry - Prisons Service
Monday, July 06 2009
The Ghana Prisons Service, has expressed concern about recent media reports about the lack of food supply to the country’s prisons.
NATIONAL:
Minority walkout of parliament over $ 5,000 allegation
Monday, July 06 2009
Minority MPs on Monday staged a walk out in Parliament following a repeated accusation that they (Minority) received a $5,000 bribe to approve last years’ purchase agreement with Vodafone.
NATIONAL:
Poor sanitation claims 780,000 young lives
Monday, July 06 2009
Some 780,000 African children, under age five, died of diarrhoea last year due to inadequate access to safe water and sanitation, WaterAid research has shown.
ACCRA:
Telecom masts saga: Expert urges precaution
Monday, July 06 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of Development Geo-Information Service, Professor Emmanuel Amamoo-Otchere, says even though there is no scientific certainty, as yet, about the health impact of radio waves from telecom masts, there is the need for precaution in the spread of telecom masts across country.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
DCE appeals to donor agencies
Monday, July 06 2009
Donor agencies must sustain their support for the fight against HIV/AIDS in view of the global economic crunch, Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, the Gomoa West District Chief Executive, has said.
KUMASI:
TESCON inaugurated in Kumasi
Monday, July 06 2009
The Minority Leader of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Suame, Mr. Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has urged students to be committed to the manifesto and ideologies of the New Patriotic Party and explain them to the people.
    
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Thanksgiving service held for DCE
Monday, July 06 2009
The Amansie West District Assembly in conjunction with the Local Council of Churches has held a thanksgiving service in honour of Mr Charles Oti Prempeh, the District Chief Executive  for the area at Manso-Nkwanta.
(AHENKRO) AFIGYA KWABRE:
River Offin Bridge posses threat
Monday, July 06 2009
The bridge on River Offin linking Ahenkro, Kwamang, Boamang, Tetrem and Kyekyewere in the Afigya-Kwabre District is gradually becoming a death trap, Mr Oppong Kyekyeku Kakyire, the District Chief Executive, has noted.
ACCRA :
Schools must inspire the young – Tettey-Enyo
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Minister for Education, Mr Alex Tettey–Enyo expressed joy at the fact that Ghana is the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to have a comprehensive surveillance system in place dedicated to monitoring adolescent health behaviours and protective factors across both Junior and Senior High Schools
ACCRA :
Voafone launches “stock and win” promotion
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Management of Vodafone has launched a “stock big, grow big, win big” promotion to enhance the businesses of its retail customers.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Prison officers in Koforidua pay rent and utility bills
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Twenty officers of the Ghana Prisons Service, working at the Koforidua Prisons, are paying for their accommodation and utility bills since the Service could not provide them with rooms at the barracks as required by their service conditions.
TAMALE :
Police bemoans unprofessional reportage
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Northern Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Angwubutoge Awuni has expressed concern about unprofessional reportage by some media houses in the Tamale Metropolis, particularly, the FM stations.
ACCRA :
Ghana prepares to welcome Obama
Tuesday, July 07 2009
With barely three days to the arrival of US President Barack Obama, authorities are finalizing preparations in readiness to warmly welcome him.
(MALLAM) AMA :
Cobbler in court
Tuesday, July 07 2009
A 32-year-old Nigerian cobbler who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 15-year-old iced water seller has been put before an Accra Circuit Court charged with defilement.
(KWABOADI) AKYEMMANSA :
Training workshop to boost MDGs ends
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Akyemmansa District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Tom Budu has called on the people to work with the assembly as partners to facilitate development.
NATIONAL :
Public lecture to herald Obama’s arrival
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Ghana Renewal Institute, a think-tank, and Ghana Centre for e-Governance, a governance non-governmental organisation are organising a public lecture to herald the historic visit of the US President, Barack Obama, to Ghana this week.
(PARLIAMENT)AMA :
Minority walk out of parliament
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Minority MPs on Monday staged a walk out in Parliament following a repeated accusation that they (Minority) received a $5,000 bribe to approve last years’ purchase agreement with Vodafone.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KMA to embark on decongestion exercise
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) will soon embark on a decongestion exercise to ensure sanity in the central business district of the metropolis.
NATIONAL :
What really makes fat tick?
Tuesday, July 07 2009

It has been observed that the single most important factor affecting weight gain is the ratio of calories consumed to calories burned. Eat more than you work off, and you’ll gain weight.

 

CAPE COAST:
Obama to set Cape Coast agog
Tuesday, July 07 2009
President of the USA, Barack Obama’s visit to Cape Coast Castle, the ancestral home of the Africans who were sold into slavery by the colonial rulers to the diaspora will go down into history, as the City is expected to play host to many visitors from within and across the country’s borders.
NATIONAL :
Surprise from the recession
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The recession and economic turmoil is creating a new class of casualties: married couples who can’t afford to get divorced. In these tough times, many people are finding it’s cheaper to stay together, even when they can’t stand each other.
NKWANTA SOUTH :
Man bribes police officer
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Dzigbordi Kumatse, a brother of a suspect in police grips on narcotics charges, has been arrested for attempting to bribe Detective Corporal Mawuli Owusu-Agbe of Nkwanta Police.
NATIONAL :
Water forum for October.
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Ministry of Water Resources Works and Housing in collaboration with other sponsors including UNICEF would organise a water and sanitation forum from October 6 to 8, 2009.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Mills inaugurates Hockey Stadium
Tuesday, July 07 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday inaugurated the renovated National Hockey Stadium ahead of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah up for the challenge
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Considered as one of the players that forms the spine of the Black Stars, Stephen Appiah says he is up for the challenge for a place in the national team.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Ghana athletics have bright future
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Professor Francis Dodoo, Chairman of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) has said that Ghanaian athletes have the prospects of winning more laurels for the nation in international competitions if the right structures are put in place to develop the sport at all levels and in all disciplines.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
SWAG thank GOC, NSC and others
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has expressed it appreciation to the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) for its sponsorship for the organization of the lectures of the 2009 International Day of the Sports Journalists held last Thursday in Accra.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Businesses to be closed for Obama
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Businesses and offices located in the Silver Star Tower and other installations around the airport will be sealed off to the public for the period of US President Barack Obama’s visit this weekend.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko, Darchinyan heat up
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The war of words between Joseph "King Kong" Agbeko and Vic Darchinyan has been heating up.
TAMALE :
Tamale to be made clean
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Zoomlion, an environment-oriented company, has begun a spraying exercise in the Tamale Metropolis to rid the city of mosquitoes and consequently help reduce to the barest minimum the incidence of malaria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshGold supporters advised to remain calm
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Mr Cudjoe Fianoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AshGold FC has appealed to the supporters of the Club to exercise restraint as the management works hard to survive relegation in the on-going Glo Premier League.
ACCRA:
Foundation calls for Agric Fund
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Private Enterprises Foundation has proposed the establishment of an Agriculture Fund for accelerated economic growth.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Addo fears fatigue
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko coach Herbert Addo fears fatigue might wreck his side’s final charge to the Ghana League title.
NATIONAL:
Parliament ratifies $300 million World Bank loan
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Parliament has ratified the $300 million facility from the World Bank that would go to support the budget.
ACCRA:
Armed Forces assures of improved security
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The General Officer Commanding the Southern Command has assured Ghanaians of maximum security as the security steps- up measures to clamp down on the increasing crime wave in the country.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Kumasi mayor pushes for support
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive has entreated residents to give the assembly the necessary support to facilitate the development of the metropolis.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
19-year-oldman jailed for defilement
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Nsawam Circuit Court Monday, jailed a 19-year-old man, Adams Musah of Adoagyiri Sabon Zongo, for 25 years in hard labour for defiling a 10 year old girl.
ACCRA:
GJA members to vote on Thursday
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Members of the Ghana Journalists Association will vote on Thursday to elect a new National Treasurer.
NATIONAL:
Obama visit: ’Oil attraction notion myopic’
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Resident Scholar at the Institute of Democratic Governance, Dr Kwesi Jonah says US President, Barack Obama would have chosen Nigerian over Ghana for his first visit to sub-Sahara Africa if oil was an attraction to him.
NATIONAL;:
Meteo lacks radar for specific weather forecast
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Director General of Ghana Meteorological Agency Tuesday said the agency urgently needs an advanced Doppler Radar, to detect cloud movement.
ACCRA:
Ghana backs Arms Trade Treaty
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Minister for the Interior says Ghana has a moral obligation to support other states on the Arms Trade Treaty that would ensure responsibility and fairness in the import, export, transshipment and transit of conventional weapons.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
New board for Tamale Teaching Hospital
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Government has for the first time constituted a 10-member board for Tamale Teaching Hospital, to give strategic policy direction to ensure quality healthcare delivery at the facility.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ofosu-Ampofo takes DCEs to task
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister Tuesday reaffirmed the commitment of government in strengthening the capacities of the rural communities to enhance their quality of life and reduce poverty.
ACCRA:
Man held over 60,000 dollar fraud
Tuesday, July 07 2009
A 55-year-old businessman who allegedly defrauded three foreign nationals and a Ghanaian of 60,000 dollars, under the pretext of clearing 60,000 metric tones of rice locked up at Lome Port on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.
(MPATUOM) AMANSIE WEST:
Mining firm supports community
Tuesday, July 07 2009
Messrs E. K. Agyeman Mining Company Limited operating at Mpatuom in the Amansie West District in Ashanti, is supporting the community with two boreholes fitted with hand pumps and a three classroom block, office and store for the Junior High School.
(ADAKO JACHIE) EJISU JUABEN:
MCE inspects ongoing projects
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Mohammed Boakye-Agyeman, has urged contractors to speed up work on projects awarded them else government would terminate such contracts.
WA:
Fire Officer condemns petrol vending
Tuesday, July 07 2009
The Deputy Regional Fire Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service has condemned the sale of petroleum products, particularly petrol along all the principal streets of Wa.
(FUMBISI VALLEY) BUILSA :
Upper East farmers cultivating 1,700 hectares of rice
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Farmers in the Upper East Region in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) and Tono Irrigation Programme are cultivating 1,700 hectares of rice.
EJISU JUABEN :
US Foundation supports farmers
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), has signed an agreement for a grant to support Pig Farmers and Processors Association in Ejisu Juaben District in the Ashanti Region.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Mosquito free visit for Obama
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Ex-Greater Accra Minister Sheick I.C Quaye is set to rid the capital of mosquitoes ahead of the visit of the US President Barack Obama.
CAPE COAST :
Obama’s visit : Cape Coast bans funerals
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Oguaa Traditional Council has banned funeral activities in the area in preparation for the visit of US President Barack Obama.
ACCRA :
Nkrumah’s centenary on AU calendar
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has expressed its gratitude to President John Evans Atta Mills for inviting his colleague Heads of State to join Ghana in marking the centenary of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah.
(BUIPE) :
Buipe to get sheanut processing plant
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Ghana and Brazil have signed a seven- million- dollar agreement for the establishment of a sheanut processing plant at Buipe in the Northern Region
(ACHIASE) BIRIM SOUTH :
CDS reminds soldiers of changing trends in armed conflicts
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Major General Peter Augustine Blay, has observed that recent events worldwide, especially in Africa indicates that the nature of armed conflict was changing dramatically from inter-state conflict to intra-state conflicts.
(DZODZE) KETU NORTH :
Judicial Service expresses concern about mob attack on court registrar
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Judicial Service has expressed concern about a mob attack on the Registrar of the District Court at Dzodze in the Volta Region.
(NYARIGA DOONE) BOLGATANGA :
Increase in teenage pregnancies among school girls
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Bolgatanga Municipal Director in charge of Girl Child Education, Mrs Rose Avonsige, has expressed concern over the spate of teenage pregnancies among school girls in the municipality.
NATIONAL :
Grow more carica papaya.
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Pawpaw farmers and exporters want to see more Ghanaians involved in the growing the fruit.
ACCRA :
Former AGI president arrested
Wednesday, July 08 2009
THE Greater Accra Regional Police have arrested Mr Prince Kofi Kludjeson, former president of Association of Ghana Industries, who yesterday allegedly sent thugs to the Kasapa head office at Roman Ridge hold staff hostage on the basis that he owned the company.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Anxiety grips premier league
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The countdown to the final day of the Glo Premier League nears its end but the destination of the league title still remains unknown as the season into a crucial stage.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
MTN donate to Hockey
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Cellular giants, MTN on Tuesday presented a 20,000 Ghana cedis sponsorship package to the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009.
BOLGATANGA :
Girls in Nyariga cry out.
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Lack of furniture in the Nyariga Doone Girls Primary School in Bolgatanga is hampering teaching and learning, the Head Mistress of the School, Ms Adisa Emelia Abdulai, has said.
    
WASSA AMENFI EAST :
Chinese engaged in "galamsey"
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) have said Chinese are engaged in illegal gold mining (galamsey) in the area and have degraded many communities in the Wassa Amenfi District.
NATIONAL :
GMA speaks on weather during Obamas’ visit
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) said on Tuesday that the probability of rainfall during the visit of US President, Barack Obama is high.
AMA :
Police gets tough on dealers.
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has declared a ruthless war on the sale of second-hand phones and laptops.
WENCHI :
Traditional rulers needed in governance.
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Nana Owusu-Ansah Kokroko II, Krontihene of Wenchi Traditional Area, has suggested a three-tier administration of the country to include traditional rulers as the third segment with codified and specified roles.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom shines in Basel win
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Ghanaian youngster Samuel Inkoom put up another sterling performance for Swiss side FC Basel as they beat Greek side Panathinaikos 2-0 in the Uhren Cup on Monday night.
WA :
Ghana must seek compensation
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Members of the Ghana Reparation and Repatriation Foundation (GRARF), a local NGO operating in the north, have appealed to the government to take a strong stand and asked for compensation from Britain and America for their involvement in the Trans Atlantic Chattel slavery in Ghana.
NATIONAL :
Refer 5000 dollar case toCHRAJ-anti corruption chairman
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The chairman of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GCC), the Rev Dr. Fred Deegbe, has called on government to come out with clear cut guidelines on lobbying to help Members of Parliament (MPs) in the performance of their duties.
NATIONAL:
Ministers call for aid.
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Ministers of the three Northern Regions have appealed to the country’s development partners to assist in the development of irrigation facilities in the area to ensure all year round food production.
ACCRA:
Fuel shortage hits Accra
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Intermittent fuel shortages appears to be biting the capital, Accra, harder this Wednesday and lucky drivers have found themselves in long meandering queues for supply.
(KODIE) AFIGYA KWABRE:
DCE bemoans ’Radio Court’ era
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The District Chief Executive for Afigya Kwabre has expressed concern about assembly and community members who rush to radio stations to lodge complaints on issues that the district assembly might not be aware of.
 
(KANESHIE) AMA:
Floods sink Metro Mass Headquarters
Wednesday, July 08 2009
Floods which have hit some parts of Accra since Monday have once again resulted in huge losses to the Metro Mass Transit Limited headquarters located at Kaneshie.
    
ACCRA:
Nemeses catches up with ’Sakawa’ Boys
Wednesday, July 08 2009
An Accra Circuit Court Tuesday nearly handed down custodial sentences on two students who were found guilty for engaging in internet fraud.
ACCRA:
Businesses within Airport City to be closed down
Wednesday, July 08 2009
All businesses and offices located within the Airport City in Accra will be closed to the public from Friday evening, when US President Barack Obama arrives in the country, till Saturday, when he departs.
HO:
New pay structure: Road-map on course
Wednesday, July 08 2009
The Deputy Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress says there is enough goodwill from government to implement the single spine salary scheme from January 2010 as scheduled.
NATIONAL :
Letter to Obama
Thursday, July 09 2009
YOU ARE VERY WELCOME TO GHANA

With all due respect to your office  and pride in your person, I, a great admirer of yours, wish in the Name Of God Almighty and Mother Africa, and under the banner of human morality and the true principles of democracy in the American Constitution, to write this very humble letter to Your Excellency on behalf of the 22 million ‘voiceless’ Ghanaians and the 800million ‘voiceless’ Africans; 90 democratic percent of whom DO NOT NEED and WILL NEVER NEED an  “AFRICOM” or American Imperial Defense Site(AIDS) in Africa.
Sorry Sir for this strong expression.
NATIONAL :
Obama’s Ghana visit: Are Nigerians aggrieved?
Thursday, July 09 2009
Even though many prominent people in Nigeria have explained the rationale behind the US President’s selection of Ghana as the first country in Sub-Sahara Africa to deliver his speech to the rest of the 53 nations in Africa, most Nigerians have still not come to terms with the visit of the US President Barack Obama to Ghana.
ACCRA:
Cemeteries to be under surveillance
Thursday, July 09 2009
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has tasked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to register and take control of all burial grounds, be they public or private
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko and Hasaacas league match rained off
Thursday, July 09 2009
The Glo Premier midweek League match between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Sekondi Hasaacas which was to come off at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi has been postponed to Thursday, July 8 at 3pm following a heavy down in the Metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston set to be named Hearts captain
Thursday, July 09 2009
Ghana midfielder Laryea Kingston is set to be named as the captain of Scottish club Hearts after just two seasons at the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts fans go wild
Thursday, July 09 2009
Fans of Accra Hearts of Oak went wild on Wednesday after their idol team managed only a barren draw with Bechem Chelsea in their Week 28 Glo Premiership at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barcelona target Essien
Thursday, July 09 2009
Chelsea anchorman Michael Essien is the surprise new target for La Liga and Europe champions Barcelona, according to reports in England.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom shines in Basel
Thursday, July 09 2009
Ghanaian youngster Samuel Inkoom put up another sterling performance for Swiss side FC Basel as they beat Greek side Panathinaikos 2-0 in the Uhren Cup on Monday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fifa to rule on Agogo-Zamalek impasse
Thursday, July 09 2009
World’s football governing body, Fifa is expected to hear the case involving Black Stars forward Manuel Agogo and Zamalek on Thursday after the striker endured a miserable twelve month spell in Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gruzah drops match-fixing hint
Thursday, July 09 2009
King Faisal owner Alhaji Karim Gruzah fears the concluding part of the Glo Premier League could be compromised.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
New GOC boss warns
Thursday, July 09 2009
Professor Francis Dodoo, newly elected president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has stated that his outfit will try to reverse the recent election of Benson Tongo Baba as one of the Vice Presidents of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) if he contested on the ticket of the GOC.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Japan confirms Ghana friendly
Thursday, July 09 2009
The Japan Football Federation has confirmed it will play the Black Stars in a World Cup warm-up match in September.
(SPORTS- BASKETBALL) LOCAL:
Mfantsipim in Basketball semi-finals
Thursday, July 09 2009
Mfantsipim Senior High School (SHS) on Wednesday put up a spirited performance to account for Sunyani SHS 45-30 in their final Basketball preliminary match of the 20th edition of the Milo Schools’ Sports Festival played at the Kumasi Polytechnic grounds.
CAPE COAST:
Kakum Park proceeds in the news
Thursday, July 09 2009
The Ministry of Tourism is consulting with the appropriate agencies to re-visit the formula for sharing proceeds from the Kakum National Park.
CAPE COAST:
Floods cause havoc at Cape Coast
Thursday, July 09 2009
Fifteen people in 15 houses in five communities were rendered homeless and properties destroyed following a heavy downpour on Wednesday night.
NATIONAL:
Ghana produces 250,000 barrels of oil
Thursday, July 09 2009
Ghana is expected to produce about 250,000 barrels of oil per day and 250 million cubic feet of Gas by 2015, according to Vice President, John Mahama.
WA:
Government to establish Youth Boards
Thursday, July 09 2009
The government will establish District Youth Training and Placement Boards to oversee planning and implementation of placement and training programmes for the youth in all districts of the country.
ACCRA:
Inflation inches up to 20.74
Thursday, July 09 2009
Ghana’s annual inflation rate rose marginally to 20.74 per cent in June up from 20.06 percent in May, the Ghana Statistical Service said on Thursday.
SUNYANI:
Authorities misappropriate HIV/AIDS funds
Thursday, July 09 2009
District HIV/AIDS focal persons in the Brong-Ahafo Region have expressed concern about the misappropriation of funds allocated to district assemblies by the Ghana AIDS Commission to implement the Multi-Sectoral HIV/AIDS Programmes (M-SHAP).
KUMASI:
Health Alert! Fake anti-malaria drugs in
Thursday, July 09 2009
The Kumasi zonal office of the Foods and Drugs Board has announced the presence of counterfeit coartem tablets, a brand of Artemeter- Lumefantrin anti-malaria drug, on the market in Kumasi.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s economy revamp: Mills upbeat
Thursday, July 09 2009
President Mills has dispelled rumours that the ruling National Democratic Congress is alleging that figures on the economy it inherited from the New Patriotic Party administration are “cooked.”
BAWKU :
Safety of workers in Bawku municipality guaranteed
Friday, July 10 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has said pro-active measures were being taken to ensure the safety of workers in the Bawku Municipality.
(CHABAA-ODOKOR) AMA :
Minister halts work on Scancom switch station
Friday, July 10 2009
The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology has asked Scancom Ghana Limited to stop the construction of a switch station at Chabaa-Odokor in Accra
NATIONAL :
Inflation inches up in June
Friday, July 10 2009
Ghana’s annual inflation rate rose marginally to 20.74 per cent in June up from 20.06 percent in May, the Ghana Statistical Service has said.
(DUBOIS CENTRE) AMA :
Musical show to welcome Obama on July 11
Friday, July 10 2009
A Musical Show dubbed; “MUSIGA Obama’s Visit After Party,” would be organized by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) at the Dubois Centre on Saturday, July 11, to welcome President Barrack Obama, President of the United States of America.
(HANSUA) TECHIMAN :
NADMO presents items to victims at Techiman
Friday, July 10 2009
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has presented 16 bundles of roofing sheets, 27 bags of rice, three bails of second-hand clothing, a quantity of matches and key soap to victims of rainstorm at Brigade near Hansua in the Techiman Municipality.
(NKRUMAH CIRCLE) AMA :
Train derails at Circle
Friday, July 10 2009
A train has derailed at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle causing heavy vehicular traffic.
OBUASI:
Minerals royalities being misused
Friday, July 10 2009
Dr Steve Manteaw, Campaign Co-ordinator for Publish What You Pay-Ghana (PWYP-Ghana), has criticized the practice whereby some district assemblies use mineral royalties on recurrent expenditure instead of development projects.
    
(AKIM ACHIASE) BIRIM SOUTH :
CDS inaugurates projects
Friday, July 10 2009
Major General Peter Augustine Blay, Chief of Defence (CDS) has inaugurated a number of projects at the Jungle Warfare School at Akim Achiase in the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Government committed to ICT
Friday, July 10 2009
Government is committed to a comprehensive programme of rapid deployment and utilization of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) within the education sector, Dr Joseph S. Annan, Deputy Minister of Education, said  in Accra.
(WEIJA) :
Two soldiers arrested
Friday, July 10 2009
Two soldiers based in Takoradi who posed as National Security officials and stormed the house of an Accra businessman at Weija in Accra appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for being on the premise for unlawful purpose.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko go top of table
Friday, July 10 2009
Asante Kotoko go top of the table and could possibly clinch a back-to-back title success in the Glo Premier League after beating Hasaacas 1-0 in Kumasi.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Chief Justice holds Second Mentoring Programme
Friday, July 10 2009
The Second Chief Justice Mentoring Programme to educate the youth on the Ghana Judicial System has been held  in Accra.
  
EFFUTU:
More rain damages
Friday, July 10 2009
Continuous rainfall that started on Tuesday night until Wednesday afternoon in Winneba and Apam caused damage to property. There was however no casualties.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan stays focused
Friday, July 10 2009
Ghana and Rennes striker Asamoah Gyan is remaining focused on for the up-coming Ligue 1 season despite reports linking him to the English Premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Head-to-head to determine champs
Friday, July 10 2009
Head-to-head record will be used to determine the winner of the 2009 Glo Premier League if any two sides finish level on points.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Arrest recalcitrant traders selling on pavements –Okai
Friday, July 10 2009
Recalcitrant traders and hawkers still selling on pavements and other unauthorized places in the nation’s capital especially in the Central Business District should be arrested and prosecuted according to the by-laws of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
NATIONAL :
Pay car maintenance allowances to teachers – Minister
Friday, July 10 2009
The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, has directed that District Directors of Education and Heads of Schools should pay approved responsibility and car maintenance allowances to teachers.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
NDK supports Hockey tournament
Friday, July 10 2009
NDK Financial Services, a non-bank financial institution on Thursday donated apparels to the Local Organising Committee (LOC) towards the organization of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament approves Buyers Credit Agreement for Ada coastal protection project
Friday, July 10 2009
Parliament approved a Buyers Credit Agreement between the government of Ghana and BNP PARIBAS Bank of Belgium for an amount 67,608,000,00 Euros for the construction of the Ada Coastal Protection Works.
AMA :
We need better retirements
Friday, July 10 2009
Retired officers of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) have expressed dissatisfaction at the current level of retirement packages for personnel of the service, saying it gives them “no hope of maintaining some level of future prosperity”.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts condemn unsporting behaviour
Friday, July 10 2009
The Interim Management Committee of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has condemned in no uncertain terms the unsporting and regrettably behaviour of some of its unhappy fans but commended the leadership of the supporters for helping to contain the situation.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
LOC organizes medical seminar
Friday, July 10 2009
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009 on Thursday organized a medical seminar towards the impending tournament.
AMA :
KIA prepared for Obama
Friday, July 10 2009
The Presidential lounge of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Accra, has been given fresh paintings in preparations for a two-day state visit of US President Barack Obama to Ghana, from 10 to 11 July.
    
BIRIM CENTRAL :
President nominates DCE
Friday, July 10 2009
President John Atta Mills has nominated Ms. Ophelia Koomson as the Municipal Chief Executive of the Birim Central Municipal Assembly.
(CASTLE)AMA :
President Mills meets colleagues
Friday, July 10 2009
Camera flashes and warm handshakes preceded by smiles and jokes in an atmosphere of conviviality heralded a new dawn in Ghanaian politics when the leadership of the four political parties with representation in Parliament paid a courtesy call on President John Evans Atta Mills at the Castle.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stadium closed for Obama visit
Friday, July 10 2009
The Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast has been closed until Tuesdayas a result of the historic visit of US President Barack Obama to Ghana on Friday.
TEMA :
TOR releases more gasoline
Friday, July 10 2009
The Tema Oil refinery (TOR) has released over 5 million litres of gasoline to the various Oil Marketing Companies in the capital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tagoe donates to Hearts
Friday, July 10 2009
Ghana striker Prince Tagoe has donated some sporting items to his former club Hearts of Oak to boost their tottering campaign.
NATIONAL :
ICT goes to births and deaths
Friday, July 10 2009
Births and deaths registration in the country has been computerized.
NATIONAL :
FDB warns public
Friday, July 10 2009
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) is warning the general public about the presence of fake malaria drugs on the market.
NATIONAL:
Ghana goes gay as Obama steps in
Sunday, July 12 2009
US president Barack Obama left Accra on Saturday evening after his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa since his inauguration.
ACCRA:
Heavy traffic greets Obama’s visit
Sunday, July 12 2009
Official engagements of US President, Barrack Obama in Accra on Saturday morning, had led to the blocking of a number of routes linking mainly to the Osu Castle and Parliament House where he was billed to visit.
TAMALE:
Industrial action imminent - NAGRAT
Sunday, July 12 2009
The Northern Regional Branch of the National Association of Graduate Teachers has threatened to go on strike by 20th July, if the Ghana Education Service fails to address problems relating to salaries, allowances and other service conditions of members of the association.
(SANKPAGLA) CENTRAL GONJA:
Cattle rustlers invade Central Gonja
Sunday, July 12 2009
A gang of cattle rustlers have invaded some communities in the Central Gonja District in the Northern Region and made away with a large number of livestock.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Chief takes NADMO to task
Sunday, July 12 2009
A traditional ruler has urged the National Disaster Management  and other agencies tasked to support flood victims and distressed communities, to be proactive in their response to duty.
BOSOTWE:
Bosomtwe Rural Bank records heavy profits
Sunday, July 12 2009
The Bosomtwe Rural Bank, has recorded a profit of Gh¢ 395,694.21 during the 2008 financial year, as against the Gh¢368,280.30 registered in 2007.
(AVAKOME) KETU SOUTH :
Body of boy found buried at uncompleted building
Monday, July 13 2009
The body of a six-year-old boy has been found buried in an uncompleted building at Aflao, three days after he failed to return from school.
KETA :
Create carnal between Keta Lagoon and the sea- NADMO
Monday, July 13 2009
The Deputy National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Mr Kwame Abonie has called for the creation of a carnal between the Keta Lagoon and the sea to ease flooding.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Armed robbers attack BNI officer
Monday, July 13 2009
Personnel at the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa Police station, could not respond to a distress call to combat armed robbers who attacked an official of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI),at the  Social Security and National Insurance Trust flat in the town.
BOLGATANGA :
Fast track remand cases, Attorney General Dep’t urged
Monday, July 13 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has appealed to the Attorney General’s Department in the region to fast track court procedure on remand cases to decongest the prisons.
NATIONAL :
Future of Africa lies in Africans-Obama
Monday, July 13 2009
The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has tasked the youth of Africa to do more for the continent to lift it up from its present state.
JOMORO :
Floods disrupt socio-economic life in Western Region
Monday, July 13 2009
The Paramount Chief Of Western Nzema Traditional area, Awulae Annor Adjaye III has called on organisations charged with helping flood victims and distressed communities to be proactive in their response to duty.
(ADOAGYIRI) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Court defers judgement in assault case
Monday, July 13 2009
The Nsawam Magistrate Court has deferred judgement in a case involving Kwesi Frimpong, alias Kwesi Burger, a fetish priest and Kwadjo Dompreh a businessman, who allegedly inflicted cutlass wounds on one Mr. Elvis Asare on April 20, at Adoagyiri.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Researcher condemns internet abuse among children
Monday, July 13 2009
A researcher has observed that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) would negatively affect Ghana’s development, if pro-active measures are not taken to prevent the youth from using the facility for fraud and immorality.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Construction firm donates to Hope Orphanage
Monday, July 13 2009
REF Engineering and Construction Limited has presented a cheque of GHC 2,000 to Angels of Hope Orphanage at Tarkwa to support the education and upbringing of children in the home.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM :
Chief calls for the establishment of Agriculture College
Monday, July 13 2009
The newly installed chief of Ajumako Anyinasu, Nana Essiam III, has called on the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly to establish Agriculture College in the area to train the youth in agriculture.
NATIONAL :
Good governance, the way forward-Obama
Monday, July 13 2009
African leaders and Africans have been advised to embrace democratic governance.
NATIONAL :
$63 billion for Africa
Monday, July 13 2009
The  Obama Administration has committed 63 billion dollars to fighting diseases in Africa.
KWAHU SOUTH :
Assembly approves budget
Monday, July 13 2009
The Kwahu South District Assembly has approved a GHC 1.3 million budget to finance a number of development project, complete on-going ones, undertake valuation of property, rehabilitating of assembly vehicles as well as ensure waste and sanitation management and also organize capacity building training workshop for its staff.
AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Chief advises MMDCEs
Monday, July 13 2009
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives, have been called upon to adopt policies that promote development, instead of lording over the people.
NATIONAL :
What President Obama said to parliament
Monday, July 13 2009
The following is the full text of US President Barack Obama’s speech on delivered on Saturday at Accra International Conference Centre, which was converted into Parliament as provided at the White House website.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
Palm wine tapper resists arrest
Monday, July 13 2009
Kofi Forson, a-32-year old palm wine-tapper from Ajumako Entumbil, has been remanded in prison custody by the Ajumako District Magistrate Court for resisting arrest.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko retains belt
Monday, July 13 2009
Joseph Agbeko retained his International Boxing Federation bantamweight title with a unanimous decision over Vic Darchinyan on Saturday night.
GA SOUTH :
Relief for residents soon.
Monday, July 13 2009
Work has began on the rehabilitation of the four kilometre Oblogo -Weija road in Accra to enhance the movement of people, goods and services in the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts return to the top
Monday, July 13 2009
The struggle for the league title will be decided on the final day of the season as the guard at the top once again changes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tema Youth pip Faisal
Monday, July 13 2009
Visiting Tema Youth FC on Sunday inflicted a painful 1-0 defeat on Kumasi-based King Faisal in their penultimate Glo Premier League encounter at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mirren bow out of Premiership
Monday, July 13 2009
Sporting Mirren had their relegation tickets firmly booked when they lost 1-2 to visiting Bechem Chelsea in the 29th Week Premier League game played at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
AshantiGold beat Kotoko
Monday, July 13 2009
Obuasi Ashantigold played an uncompromising game to beat Kumasi Asante Kotoko 2-1 in their 29th Week of Glo Premier League encounter at the Len Clay Stadium at Obuasi on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks in must win game
Monday, July 13 2009
Gamba All Blacks need to win their outstanding game with Eleven Wise to improve their chances of escaping relegation in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom makes league debut
Monday, July 13 2009
Ghana youth international Samuel Inkoom played the entire duration on his Swiss League debut over the weekend for FC Basel.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien makes Chelsea return
Monday, July 13 2009
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien will meet new Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti for the first time on Monday as he joins the club for the first time this season.
ACCRA:
Parliament to drill Mumuni
Monday, July 13 2009
The 2004 Auditor-General’s forensic report on the National Vocational Training Institute has been laid before Parliament.
NATIONAL:
Teachers alllowances, Minister orders payment
Monday, July 13 2009
The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, has directed heads of schools to pay the approved responsibility and car maintenance allowances to teachers who have had their allowances slashed.
NATIONAL:
Economic and Fraud Agency in the offing
Monday, July 13 2009
The Attorney General and Minister for Justice has given a hint of government’s intention to establish an Organised Economic and Fraud Agency.
(KARIMENGA) WEST MAMPRUSI :
Orphaned school receives support
Tuesday, July 14 2009
A philanthropist from Rotterdam in Holland, Miss Lea Kortland has donated learning and teaching materials valued over GH¢ 5,000.00 to the Karimenga Presbyterian primary school in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.
TAMALE :
Contractors urged to specialize
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Stephen Sumani Nayina has urged contractors to specialize in specific areas of their profession, rather than being general contractors.
(NEOPLAN STATION) AMA :
Operations on Accra-Nsawam rail line suspended
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Ministry of Transport has directed the Ghana Railway Company Limited to suspend all operations on the Accra-Nsawam rail line with immediate effect.
NATIONAL :
Hodari Okae and others for ambassadorial posts
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Thirty-two persons have been appointed as High Commissioners and ambassadors.
BOLGATANGA :
Food imports to stop if... - Minister says
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The massive agricultural potential in the northern sector needs to be developed so that the country can stop importing some food items and also meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in good time.
BOLGATANGA :
Two policemen assault driver
Tuesday, July 14 2009
A 45-year-old driver of the Bolgatanga Nursing Training College (BNTC), Mr. Daniel Aguruko, sustained injuries including a broken leg when two policemen allegedly assaulted him.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
ECG in corruption allegations
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Member of Parliament for Manhyia, Mathew Opoku Prempeh, on the floor of Parliament accused directors of the Electricity Company of Ghana of  mismanagement and flouting the procurement law with impunity.
HOHOE :
Businessman defrauds colleague of 1.9 million CFA
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Ben Tokson, a businessman has appeared before a Hohoe Circuit Court for allegedly defrauding one Kwabla Ahadzi of 1.9 million CFA by false pretences to secure him an American visa.
NATIONAL :
President Mills to attend Summit of Heads of State
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The President John Evans Atta Mills is traveling out of Ghana  to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to attend the XV Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non – Aligned Movement.
HO :
No unilateral decision by MMDCEs to spend assembly monies
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode has cautioned Municipal and District Chief executives (DCE) against unilateral decisions that involved outlays from assembly funds.
MAMPONG :
Over 30,000 people infected with T.B. annually
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Acting Municipal Directorate of Health Services at Asante-Mampong, Madam Rebecca Dokurugu has said over 30,000 people get infected with tuberculosis (TB) annually in Ghana with about 15,000 dying.
NATIONAL :
Children sold at GHC 1.
Tuesday, July 14 2009
In the wake of calls for elimination of human trafficking in Africa by President Barak Obama, the Commander In charge of human trafficking at the Criminal Investigations Department(CID) of the Ghana Police Service has added her voice to the campaign.
OBUASI :
Mining Operations impoverish mining communities
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Thirty-five graduating students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism who paid a fact-finding tour of the gold mining town of Obuasi have concluded that mining communities are being impoverished by the operations of the mining companies.
KUMASI :
School confirms incident
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The sex scandal that rocked the  Victory High school in Kumasi has been confirmed by management of the school.
TEMA :
Police make strides
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The police in Tema, Monday foiled a robbery operation at the Electricity Company Cash Collection Point at Ashaiman roundabout by shooting and wounding two suspected armed robbers.
(AFLAO) KETU :
Missing boy found buried
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The body of a six year old boy has been found buried in an uncompleted building at Aflao, three days after  he failed to return from school.
(LA) AMA :
"Obama Junior" goes home
Tuesday, July 14 2009
One of the babies born at the exact time , President Barak Obama arrived at the La hospital during his visit to Ghana has died.
(CHABAA) AMA :
MTN stopped.
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Ministry of Environment ,Science and Technology has directed telecommunication operator MTN to immediately stop, until further notice of construction work on its switchboard station at Chabaa -Odorkor in Accra.
NEW JUABEN :
127 lives lost
Tuesday, July 14 2009
A total of 127 people perished in 575 reported cases of road accidents which involved 911 vehicles in the Eastern region in 2008.
NATIONAL :
CHASS warns of early closure
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior Secondary Schools (CHASS) says some schools may be compelled to vacate before the end of July if government continues to withhold the release of subsidies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko duo in Germany trials
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Two Asante Kotoko midfielders Francis Akwaffo and Francis Coffie are trying out with German sides with hopes of landing deals this summer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty close to survival
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Liberty Professionals gave themselves a good chance of staying up in the Ghana top flight but the club famous for producing some of Ghana’s finest players are not out of the woods yet.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afranie to spoil Hearts party
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Sporting Mirren coach E.K Afranie says his side will not play it ’’soft’’ for Hearts of Oak in the final crucial match in the Glo Premier League at the Ohene Djan Stadium on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afedzie faces Hearts wrath
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Hearts of Oak are prepared to report midfielder Stanley Afedzie to Caf after the player travelled to South Africa without the club’s knowledge.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts want league on points
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Hearts of Oak are confident they will be crowned league champions on points and not by the head-to-head rule over rivals Kotoko who are breathing down their necks.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Ghana plays Egypt
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Ghana’s Black Sticks embark on a hope against hope mission when they cross swords with their Egyptian counterparts in their last group stage game at the national hockey stadium in Accra today .
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Morocco sack Roger Lemerre
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Roger Lemerre, coach of the Moroccan national team, has been sacked after only one year in charge of the Atlas Lions.
HO:
Dressmakers clothe Prisoners
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Volta Region branch of the Co-operative Tailors and Dressmakers have donated 40 pieces of uniforms and soap worth 550 Ghana cedis to inmates of the Ho Prisons.
HOHOE:
Fear grips residents of Hohoe
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Residents of Hohoe are living in fear after a final year student of the St. Francis College of Education alleged that he mysteriously found himself lying between two graves in the local cemetery following a handshake with two unknown young men in their 20s.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Nigeria to participate in CECAFA
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Kenya under-17 football team players had better brace themselves for world class opposition during next month’s CECAFA Youth Championship to take place in Khartoum and Juba.
(TEMA NEWTOWN) TMA:
Manhean Sec-Tech constructs fence wall
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Kraku II, has advised students in second-cycle institutions, especially those in the less endowed ones to take their studies seriously and see the sky as their only limit.
(SUAME) KMA:
MP supports development projects
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Minority Leader in Parliament and Member of Parliament for Suame has provided GH¢ 10,000 from his share of the District AssembliesCommon Fund towards the construction of a clinic at New Suame in Kumasi.
ACCRA:
Mills attends Non-Aligned meeting
Tuesday, July 14 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills will attend the XV Non Aligned Movement meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, this week, a statement signed in Accra on Monday by Mr Mahama Ayariga, Presidential Spokesperson, said.
(ADAKO JACHIE) EJISU JUABEN:
Chief takes DCEs to task
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Jachiehene, Nana Osei Bosompem III, has advised District, Municipal and Metropolitan Chief Executives, to share resources made available to them judiciously to ensure the  development of their localities.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Water supplies to be improved
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Under the 2009 budgetary provision for small towns minor rehabilitation programme, the Ghana Water Company Limited has requested for funding in addition to its own internal resources to undertake rehabilitation works to improve on water supplies to most communities.
BOLGATANGA:
Smugling falls revenue collection
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Petroleum tax collection by Customs Excise and Preventive Service in the Upper East Region fell short by 81.82 per cent during the first quarter of the year.
HO:
Economic Growth in Volta is slow - AGI
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Volta Region placed either last or penultimate in a number of economic growth indicators, according to a 2008 Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) survey.
ACCRA:
’Co-location of masts will not reduce emissions’
Tuesday, July 14 2009
A Research Scientist at the Radiation Protection Institute  of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Mr Joseph Kwabena Amoako Tuesday said co-location of telecom masts would not reduce the amount of radio frequency emissions into the atmosphere.
TAMALE:
Scores die of abortion in tamale
Tuesday, July 14 2009
The Northern Regional Director of Ghana Health Service has stated that illegal abortion accounts for increasing rate of maternal mortalities in the Northern Region of Ghana.
NATIONAL:
Public servants undergo training course in Italy
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Ten public officials have undergone intensive capacity building training course at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) training centre in Turin, Italy as part of the Ghana Decent Work Country Programme.
BEKWAI:
Eight suspected robbers gunned down
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Eight suspected armed robbers in the late hours of Monday, were gunned down by a group of police personnel deployed from the Ashanti Regional Police Command in a fierce fire exchange.
BOLGATANGA:
Government to resource community libraries
Tuesday, July 14 2009
Government has been urged to resource libraries in the country and engage professional librarians to man them to make the implementation of the new educational reform a success. 
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament accepts apology of D-G of GBC
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Parliament on Tuesday accepted the apology rendered by the Director-General (D-G) of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Mr William Ampem-Darko to the Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi Asokwa, Mr Kobina Tahir Hammond and the entire members of the House.
(ACCRA) AMA :
President Mills presents vehicles to Police Service, Armed Forces
Wednesday, July 15 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has appealed to Ghanaians to volunteer information and team up with the security agencies to protect the nation from miscreants.
(NKRUMAH CIRCLE) AMA :
Minister unhappy with rehabilitation works on circle rail lines
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Mike Hammah has expressed displeasure about rehabilitation works on the rail lines, at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra.
(MINISTRIES) AMA :
Foreign Affairs Ministry seeks family of Mr Kwesi Michael
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has requested the relatives of Mr Kwesi Michael, who is based in Quagadougou, Burkina Faso, to report to the Legal and Consular Bureau of the Ministry (room 305) for an important message
BOLGATANGA :
Smuggling affects CEPS revenue collection
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Petroleum tax collection by Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) in the Upper East Region fell short by 81.82 per cent during the first quarter of the year.
ACCRA :
Mental Health Bill to go before Cabinet
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Ministry of Health has concluded work on the Mental Health Bill and is expected to forward it to Cabinet for consideration before the end of July.
SUNYANI :
Over 3,000 HIV/AIDS cases in Brong Ahafo
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Brong-Ahafo Region recorded a total of 3,746 cases of HIV/AIDS in 2008, representing 2.6 percent prevalence as against 3.3 percent the previous year.
ACCRA :
Parliament tasks Minister to recover monies
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Parliament has adopted a report of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament, which recommended that the Minister of Chieftaincy takes the appropriate steps to recover an amount of GHC 7,930 that was not fully accounted for by the National House of Chiefs.
BOLGATANGA :
Approach work with diligence - Woyongo
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo, has called on public sector workers to demonstrate absolute commitment and diligence in their work, in reciprocation of the salaries they take home at the end of each month.
(AIRPORT) AMA :
Cannabis found at Kotoka International Airport
Wednesday, July 15 2009
A 25 year-old driver, Mustapha Wahab, has been placed in police custody in connection with cannabis weighing 251 kilograms found at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra by Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) officials.
NATIONAL :
Mills shakes up ministers
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Days after the historic visit of the United States (US) President Barack Obama to Ghana exclusive and unsullied intelligent picked from the Castle, Osu has let slip that almost every arrangement is set for the Mills-led administration to embark on its first reshuffle of certain Ministers and Deputies since it took over the reins of government barely seven months ago.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU :
High quality Ghanaian rice sale lauded
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Genereal Secretary of the General Agriculture Workers Union, Mr Ofei Nkansa has lauded the efforts of management of Aveyime Rice fields to start commercial production and sales of Aveyime rice in all markets nationwide in August.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU :
250 thousand rice farmers call for help
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Ghana imports large quantities of rice into the country as staple food but unknown to many Ghanaians there are over 250 thousand rice farmers nationwide who need to be assisted in their growing and production of local rice to meet the Ghanaian demand.
AMA :
Magistrate to be arrested.
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Accra Circuit Court Tuesday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a magistrate, Anna Jane Ghartey, who is standing trial for allegedly defrauding a professor to the tune of GH¢18,OOO.
(BOMSO)KMA :
MCE visits flood victims
Wednesday, July 15 2009
A team of officials from the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) led by Mr Samuel Sarpong, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) have visited about 200 people who were last Thursday displaced at Bomso in the Kumasi metropolis following a downpour in the Ashanti Region.
(KONONGO)ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Police arrest miners.
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Konongo police have arrested 12 illegal miners, ‘galamsey operators’, for invading a concession belonging to Owerriman Mines Company at Konongo without permission.
BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
Man kill one year old baby
Wednesday, July 15 2009
A 32-year-old man who allegedly killed his one year-old baby boy because his wife has left him, has been arrested by the police.
HO :
Ghana to achieve MDG on urban water - Coalition
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Coalition of Non Governmental Organizations in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has expressed optimism that Ghana would achieve 78 per cent of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on urban water coverage.
(KNUST) KMA :
Universities in Africa should collaborate - Minister
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Universities on the African continent have been challenged to forge closer collaboration in areas of common interests to benefit the continent.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Court jails barber for incest
Wednesday, July 15 2009
A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 36-year old barber to 10 years’ imprisonment for having sex with his 15 year-old daughter.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Police Officer before court
Wednesday, July 15 2009
A Policeman, Lance Corporal Ignatius Asamoah Mensah has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court, charged with conspiracy and robbery.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAN 2010 in November
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The draw for the 2010 African Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Angola, is set for November 2009 with a number world football figures participating.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko reveal transfer targets
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Asante Kotoko have reportedly penned down Chelsea of Bechem striker Issaka Ibrahim as a potential signing for the next soccer season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan fit for the season
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Rennes are confident that Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan would enjoy a successful campaign this term after passing him fit to join in their pre-season plans.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
LOC outdoors trophies
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2009 Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) Cup for Nations, on Tuesday, out-doored 16 brand new trophies, medals and badges to be awarded to outstanding players at the end of the competition.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko may boycott Top 4
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Reports say Asante Kotoko are contemplating pulling out of the annual top-four tournament which has been scheduled to start next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts split points with Kessben
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Cecil Jones Attuquayefio is hopeful of returning to the game after undergoing treatment for throat cancer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts declare "Operation Last Lap"
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has declared their last match of the premiership against relegation bound Sporting Mirren as an "Operation Last Lap".
TEMA :
Omane Ba”, “Dada Ba” and “Gold Star” in town
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Mrs Leticia Osafo-Addo, Vice President of the Association of Ghana Industries, has advocated a comprehensive agricultural policy that would take care of the cultivation, production and marketing of locally produced staple foods.
    
(PARLIAMENT)AMA :
Youth demonstrate for policy
Wednesday, July 15 2009
About forty young people Wednesday stormed Parliament to demand an immediate implementation of the National Youth Policy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bribery scandal hits Ghana League
Wednesday, July 15 2009
With one match more to end this year’s Glo Premier League controversy seems to have hit the exciting league as several allegations have been leveled against some of the teams, for playing fixed matches.
NATIONAL :
Former President Kufuor given international position
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has been appointed an Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Programme, a statement issued by the former president’s office has announced.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) LOCAL:
IOC, ANOCA angry at Ghana’s elections
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Association of National Olympic Committee of Africa (ANOCA) has said that they will not recognize the elections of Prof. Francis Dodoo as the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Supreme Court quashes Akwatia poll ruling
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the Electoral Commission to re-run elections in six polling stations in the Akwatia Constituency of the Eastern Region.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Parliament ’bails out’ Winneba District Hospital
Wednesday, July 15 2009
Parliament Wednesday waived a tax element of 2,414,790 Euros on a loan agreement between Ghana, the Netherlands and Fortis Bank for the construction and equipping of a new Winneba District Hospital in the Central Region.
(TAKORADI) SEKONDI-TAKORADI :
Caterers advised to use fresh food ingredients
Thursday, July 16 2009
The National Public Relations Officer of the Traditional Caterers Association, Mr Emmanuel Asamoah Ansong has advised members to use fresh ingredients to prepare their food.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST :
MiDA rehabilitates 35 schools in seven districts
Thursday, July 16 2009
Thirty-Five (35) basic schools in seven selected districts, have been rehabilitated at a total cost of 2.2 million dollars through the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA).
NATIONAL :
GJA Secretary’s e-mail hacked into
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has asked the public to disregard any message or request by anyone using the e-mail address, bright_blewu@yahoo.com.
NATIONAL :
Presbyterian hospitals in Ghana to get medical new equipment
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Ghana Presbyterian Church in Sydney, Australia, has procured 170,000 dollars worth of hospital items to be donated to the church’s health services in Ghana.
(BOADI) KMA :
Wife of Asante king supports foundation
Thursday, July 16 2009
Lady Julia Osei Tutu, Executive Director of the Serwaa Ampem Aids Foundation for Children, has donated food items to the King Jesus Charity Home at Boadi near Kumasi
(ACCRA) AMA :
Few Ghanaians know their HIV status
Thursday, July 16 2009
Out of the 20 million Ghanaian population, only 646,175 have so far completed the testing and counselling processes for HIV/AIDS, a report by the Ghana AIDS Commission has disclosed.
ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Rain causes havoc
Thursday, July 16 2009
Seventy houses and six electricity poles at Nweneso No I in the Atwima Kwanwoma District were destroyed when a rainstorm hit the community on Tuesday night.
TAMALE :
Maternal deaths rising in N/R
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Northern Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Kwesi Twumasi, has expressed concern about high maternal and neo-natal deaths in the region.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
3000 Euros for needy
Thursday, July 16 2009
A fashion designer from Germany, Ms Barbara Yahnigen, has donated used clothing worth about 3,000 Euros to the Christ Abiding Ministry at Agona Swedru.
NATIONAL :
Public officials asked to declare assets or ....
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Auditor-General’s Department has given all public officials up to the end of this month to submit their completed asset declaration forms or have their names published.
(MFANTSEMAN WEST)MFANTSEMAN :
BOG advised
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Member of Parliament for Mfantseman West, Mr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has appealed to the Bank of Ghana (BOG) to replace the one pesewa coin with a bigger unit and minted with quality material.
GOMOA WEST :
MP gives GHC3600 to constituency youth
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Mr. Francis Kojo Arthur, has appealed to Ghanaians to be patient and allow the government time to deliver on its campaign promises.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Hawkers back on the streets
Thursday, July 16 2009
Hawkers are back on the streets barely a week after they were hounded by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.
MFANTSEMAN :
MPs home affected by rains
Thursday, July 16 2009
A heavy down pour in Mfantseman Municipality has caused havoc to some establishments and people in Saltpond.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Students encouraged to go for VCT
Thursday, July 16 2009
Dr Samuel Ofori, the Eastern Regional Coordinator of the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), has appealed to students to go in for Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) to be able to know their HIV/AIDS status to enable them access treatment early when they test positive for the virus.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Woman steals land.
Thursday, July 16 2009
An unmarried couple who illegally sold a piece of land belonging to the woman’s mother were arraigned before the Kade District Magistrate Court .
WA :
Government absorbs cost
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Government has absorbed ten per cent of the counterpart contributions which Busa and Charia communities in the Wa Municipality were expected to meet before the commencement of their Small Town Pipe Water System projects.
    
TEMA :
17000 Litres of fuel wasted
Thursday, July 16 2009
A fuel tanker with registration number GR 2812 A on Tuesday overturned at a tanker yard in the Tema heavy industrial area leading to the spillage of 17,000 litres of petrol.
TEMA :
Assembly undertake demolishing exercise
Thursday, July 16 2009
Members of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) taskforce on Tuesday morning demolished wooden structures situated on the pavements of some principal streets within the central business area of the Metropolis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah weighs his options
Thursday, July 16 2009
Another busy transfer window and another frustrating club hunt for Stephen Appiah as the Ghana international weighs his options.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Muntari welcomes competition
Thursday, July 16 2009
Sulley Muntari is confident he will be an Inter Milan regular next season, even after the club strengthened in midfield.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
All Blacks ease relegation fears
Thursday, July 16 2009
Gamba All Blacks improved their chances of staying in the top-flight league next season with a 1-0 win over Eleven Wise at the Swedru Park on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey to fight in November
Thursday, July 16 2009
Former IBF Welterweight champion, Joshua Clottey may face "Sugar" Shane Mosley or Andre Berto for a shot at a major title in November.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glo League is clean
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has defended the intergrity of the Glo Premier League even in the face of several allegations of match-fixing.
AWUTU SENYA :
Road needs help.
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Assemblyman for Awutu Bontrase-Nfaadwen-Ayenasu Electoral Area in the Awutu-Senya district, Mr Daniel Asomani, has appealed to the Ministry of Roads and Highways to rehabilitate the Awutu Beraku-Awutu Obrachire road to ease transportation problems facing the people in the area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agbeko says thank you all
Thursday, July 16 2009
The world’s title holder of the International Boxing Federation Bantam Weight (I.B.F) Joseph Agbeko a.k.a "the Champion", has expressed his deepest appreciation to Almighty God for guiding, protecting, granting him wisdom and courage to retain his title successfully by out boxing his challenger " the big mouth” Vic Darchinyan,in an unanimous decision about a week ago on the soil of USA.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko says thank you all
Thursday, July 16 2009
The world’s title holder of the International Boxing Federation Bantam Weight (I.B.F) Joseph Agbeko a.k.a "the Champion", has expressed his deepest appreciation to Almighty God for guiding, protecting, granting him wisdom and courage to retain his title successfully by out boxing his challenger " the big mouth” Vic Darchinyan,in an unanimous decision about a week ago on the soil of USA.
BONGO :
Register lands -owners advised.
Thursday, July 16 2009
The District Chief Executive of Bongo in the Upper East Region, Mr. Clement Akugre, has advised land owners to register their property at the Customary Land Secretariats (CLS) to help curtail the numerous disputes associated with land ownership.
NATIONAL :
Judges undergo training
Thursday, July 16 2009
A seminar on Economic and Financial Crimes for Judges of the English speaking countries in West African, began in Accra on Monday with a reminder that the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing are important for all countries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei clinches Twente deal
Thursday, July 16 2009
Ghana youth international striker Ransford Osei has left the Israeli side Maccabi Haifa to join Dutch side Twente Enschede.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil in action in Fulham romp
Thursday, July 16 2009
Ghana defender John Pantsil was in action as Fulham put five goals past Perth Glory in front on about 15,000 fans in Australia last night.
NATIONAL:
NAM Summit opens in Egypt
Thursday, July 16 2009
President Mills Wednesday joined other Heads of State to participate in the 15th Summit of the Heads of State and Governments of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) which opened at the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El Sheikh.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Ofosu-Ampofo dares DCEs, others
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister has warned Municipal and District Chief executives to ensure that vehicles and other logistics meant for development are not used for funerals and other social programmes.
   
NATIONAL:
GCB makes it 150 branches
Thursday, July 16 2009
Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) has opened a new ultra-modern branch of the bank at the Spintex Road in Accra.
ACCRA:
Ministry bears teeth at oil industry
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Deputy Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Dr. Edward Kofi Omane Boamah has warned that  the ministry will not stand by and watch players in the oil and gas exploration industry destroy the country’s ecology.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Six die in fatal accident
Thursday, July 16 2009
Six person were killed, five of them on the spot and one later at the Kyebi Government Hospital when a Metro Bus collided with a bus at Bunso Junction on Tuesday.
MAPONG:
Assembly moves to curb child labour
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Municipal Chief Executive of Asante-Mampong, has condemned the upsurge of child labour in the area and pledged the assembly’s resolve to tackle the problem.
NATIONAL:
NHIS: One time premium commences ’soon’
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme says the one time premium payment by clients will commence by December next year.
TOLON/KUMBUNGU:
Assembly holds maiden meeting
Thursday, July 16 2009
The Tolon/Kumbungu District Assembly has held its maiden meeting for the year with a call on the Assembly Members to commit themselves to working to uplift the living conditions of the communities.
(ACCRA) AMA :
People who litter the streets to be prosecuted
Friday, July 17 2009
The Accra Waste Management Project (AWMP) has announced that with effect from Monday, July 20, people who litter the streets would be arrested and prosecuted.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum in deplorable state - Director
Friday, July 17 2009
The Director of the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Mr Kweku Manu-Asiamah has bemoaned the deplorable nature of the park and expressed the need to accelerate the rehabilitation efforts.
(ACCRA) AMA :
MCE refutes allegations
Friday, July 17 2009
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Dr. Alfred Vanderpuije, has refuted the contractual allegation levelled against him by the media.
ACCRA :
Foreign Ministry inspects India rice at warehouse
Friday, July 17 2009
Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), National Investment Bank (NIB) and Customs, Excise and Preventive Service, have inspected 300,000 bags of white rice, imported into the country in February, from India.
HO :
About 11 million Ghanaians deprived of safe drinking water
Friday, July 17 2009
The Vice President, Mr John Dramani Mahama has indicated that more than 11 million Ghanaians did not have access to safe drinking water and urged civil society organizations to promote awareness on attitudinal change towards water, sanitation and hygiene issues.
NATIONAL :
IMF’’s support is vote of confidence in economy - Duffuor
Friday, July 17 2009
The Finance Minister, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, says the IMF Board’s approval of US$597 million as balance of payment support to the country is a sign of renewed confidence in the economy.
(ADAKLU HAVE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Government urged to improve facilities in rural schools
Friday, July 17 2009
The Director of ‘Bridge Volta’, a Non-Governmental Organization, Mr. Bismarck Agbeve, has urged government to improve upon the infrastructure in rural schools and provide teaching and learning materials, saying it would attract teachers and help raise academic standards in those areas.
NATIONAL :
COCOBOD determines to hit one million tonnes of cocoa production
Friday, July 17 2009
Ghana Cocoa Board’s (COCOBOD) ambition to produce one million metric tonnes of cocoa by 2011/2012 cocoa season, could be possible if the major constraints of solving the poor extension support to cocoa farmers were overcome.
(ATORKUKOPE) KETU SOUTH :
Drowning fishermen rescued
Friday, July 17 2009
A group of fishermen nearly lost their lives in an attempt to save a boat from being carried out to sea by a storm and swift currents.
NATIONAL :
NIA boss reliefed of position
Friday, July 17 2009
Government has terminated the appointment of Prof. Ken Attefuah as Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
Fake blind man jailed for stealing cloth
Friday, July 17 2009
Stephen Abalo, a farmer from Akroso, went to the Asamankese market and stole a half piece of cloth as a man with good vision, however, during his trial, he told the judge, Mr Emmanuel Siameh, that he could hardly see and could not even tell if the person sitting on the judge’s seat was a man or a woman
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Woman gets a third jail term
Friday, July 17 2009
Matilda Ampofoa, an unemployed woman from Asamankese, who travelled to Kade to steal two mobile phones on separate occasions and later attempted to abscond following her arrest by the police, was on Thursday sentenced to yet another jail term by the Kade Circuit Court.
 
TECHIMAN :
Driver and his mate perish in accident
Friday, July 17 2009
A driver and his mate were crushed to death on Thursday in Techiman when their vehicle ran into a stationary articulated truck loaded with bags of cement.
NATIONAL :
Gates Foundation inject 28 million dollars into malaria research
Friday, July 17 2009
A project that aims to provide decision makers with independent and objective evidence on the safety and effectiveness of new anti-malarial drugs is to take off in four African countries including Ghana.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Use of rickety cars worrying- MTTU Commander
Friday, July 17 2009
The Eastern Regional MTTU Commander, Superintendent of Police James Sarfo-Peprah has expressed concern about the use of rickety vehicles to convey children to school and said those vehicles are often overloaded and pose danger to the children.
FANTEAKWA :
Regional Minister breaks ground for the tarring of road
Friday, July 17 2009
The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo on Thursday broke the ground for the bitumen surfacing of the 15.7-kilometre Begoro-Obuoho-Ahumahumaso road in the Fanteakwa District.
DORMAA :
Sixty-year-old man defiles sisters
Friday, July 17 2009
Police at Nsesereso in the Dormaa municipality have mounted a massive man-hunt for a 60- year-old farmer who allegedly defiled two sisters aged 13 and 11 the same day.
(SODOM AND GOMORRAH) AMA :
Community being ejected.
Friday, July 17 2009
Sodom and Gomorrah, a slum within the central business district (CBD) of Accra, will be no more by next December as the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says it has concluded plans to relocate residents of the place to a new site at Adzen Kotoku.
(TANODUASE) ATWIMA MPONUA :
More than 500 displaced by floods
Friday, July 17 2009
More than 500 people at Tanodumase, a farming community in the Atwima Mponua District, have been displaced following torrential rains that caused the Tano River to overflow its banks.
MAMPONG :
Health Director speaks against home deliveries
Friday, July 17 2009
The Acting Municipal Health Director of Asante-Mampong, Madam Rebecca Dokurugu has expressed concern about unsupervised deliveries, saying this was counter productive to safe motherhood.
AMA :
Ga Mantse secures assistance
Friday, July 17 2009
The Ga Mantse King Tackie Tawiah III has met Mr. David Lammy MP of Tottenham and Minister for Education at the Houses of Parliament, Westminster in London.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB fines three clubs
Friday, July 17 2009
Three premier league clubs have been found guilty for various violations during match-day-29 in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Ghana Ladies for Hockey finals
Friday, July 17 2009
Ghana’s National Female Hockey Team made its way into the finals of the ongoing 2009 Africa Hockey Federation (AfHF) Cup for Nations with a commanding 4-1 victory over their Nigerian counterparts at the National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Head-head for both title and relegation battle
Friday, July 17 2009
The Premier League Board says it would implement the Executive Committee’s decision to use the head-head rule to apply in both the title decider and relegation battles in the event of a tie of points.
(PARLIAMENT) NATIONAL :
IMF loan approved.
Friday, July 17 2009
Parliament has approved the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) credit agreement between the Government of Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), for the amount of  SDR 387 million (US 597 million ).
BOLGATANGA :
Zoomlion and MOH fight malaria
Friday, July 17 2009
Zoomlion Company Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health have embarked on a malaria control programme to reduce the incidence of malaria in the Upper East Region.
NATIONAL:
Credit from Israel approved.
Friday, July 17 2009
Parliament has approved a Supplementary Credit Facility Agreement between Ghana and Bank Hapoalim of Israel for an amount of 14 million dollars for the implementation of Kwahu, Konongo and Kumawu water supply projects.
    
TECHIMAN :
20 member council inaugurated
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr. Adjei Mensah, Presiding member of the Techiman Municipal Assembly has urged members of town, area and urban councils to unite and pursue the developmental agenda of their respective communities.
LAWRA:
Minister advises assembly members
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr. Mahmud Khalid, the Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to assembly members to avoid trivial issues and divisiveness that could derail the development agenda of their districts.
((TAKORADI)STMA:
Rural banks asked to help agriculture
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, has appealed to rural and community banks to give special dispensation of loan to the agriculture sector.       
NATIONAL :
VODAFONE gets more customers
Friday, July 17 2009
Vodafone Ghana has roped in 800,000 more customers nationwide since its launch in April this year, making it the fastest growing network in the country, Major Albert Don Chebe (rtd), head of corporate communications, has said in Sunyani.
FANTEAKWA:
DCE puts in place measures
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr Abass Fuseini Sbaabe, Fanteakwa District Chief Executive, on has announced measures to address the falling standards of education in the area.
   
NATIONAL :
New director of budget in place
Friday, July 17 2009
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Simeon Patrick Kyei as the new Director of Budget.
NATIONAL :
Loan to be secured for oil field
Friday, July 17 2009
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an organisation with the focus on financing infrastructure, industry and financial assets in Africa, has announced its participation in a loan syndication to raise $750 million to develop Phase 1 of the landmark Ghana Jubilee Oil Field.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Aviation fuel site to be established
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr Freddie Blay, out-going Board Chairman of GOIL has announced that the company has commenced construction of facilities in Takoradi in the Western Region to store and supply aviation fuel.
(NAKPANDURI) BUNKRUGU/YONYOO :
Police offer ransom
Friday, July 17 2009
The Northern Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police Angwubutoge Awuni, is offering a handsome ransom to anyone who would volunteer information to the police leading to the arrest of Johnson Kombia, a suspected hardened criminal in the region.
NATIONAL :
Church to protect lands
Friday, July 17 2009
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), has been asked to act firmly to protect lands of the church from encroachment.
AMA :
Ministers’ case adjourned
Friday, July 17 2009
The case in which Mr. Akwasi Osei-Adjei, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, has sued the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) and the Attorney-General (A-G) over the seizure of his passport was on Thursday adjourned to July 24 by the Fast Track High Court (Human Rights Division).
TEMA :
IRS must be innovative
Friday, July 17 2009
Mr. Kofi Asamoah, Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress on Thursday charged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to come out with innovative ways to generate more revenue.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil given vote of confidence
Friday, July 17 2009
Ghana defender John Pantsil will start the season as Fulham’s number one choice at right-back.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew declared surplus by Marseille
Friday, July 17 2009
Ghana midfielder Andre ‘Dede’ Ayew’s future with Marseille is hanging by a thread after he was declared surplus to requirements by the French side.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Owusu diagnosed with swine flu
Friday, July 17 2009
Australia-based Ghanaian striker and Adelaide United recruit Lloyd Owusu has been diagnosed with swine flu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah fires in Europa League
Friday, July 17 2009
Ghana striker Mathew Amoah was on target twice for NAC Breda in the 6-0 thrashing of Armenian side Gandzasar Kapan on Thursday in the Euorpa League second qualifying round first leg tie.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Queens set for Wafu tourney
Friday, July 17 2009
The Black Queens have been invited to play in the inaugural West Africa Football Union championship which begins next month in Nigeria.
ACCRA :
Bagbin calls for Constitutional Review
Friday, July 17 2009
Majority Leader in Parliament, Hon. Alban Bagbin, has reiterated his call for the review of the 1992 Constitution, explaining that the conditions existing presently are different when the paramount legal document of the land was written.
ACCRA :
MPs argue over true beneficiaries of loan facility
Friday, July 17 2009
Members of Parliament on Friday engaged in arguments as to whether a loan facility for farmers was going to benefit the beneficiaries directly or would be used to facilitate their capacity building.
ACCRA:
Government to harness potential of traditional medicine
Friday, July 17 2009
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Benjamin Kumbuor, said government would harness the economic potential of traditional medicine as a foreign-exchange earner.
(TESHIE) LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR :
Sea water for household use
Friday, July 17 2009
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing would undertake a pilot project at Teshie in Accra, to supply sea water to Ghana Water Company Limited for treatment to meet the water needs of the country.
(CHUCHULIGA) BUILSA :
Teachers call for sex education to be intensified
Saturday, July 18 2009
Mr Agaawena Stephen Akalebay, Headmaster of Namonsa Junior High School (JHS) in the Builsa District of the Upper East Region has called for sex education to be intensified in schools.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Korle-bu workers file ex-parte motion against management
Saturday, July 18 2009
Four hundred and fifty staff (450) and health workers of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, have filed an ex-parte motion for an order of Garnishee against funds, treasury bills and fixed deposits credited to the accounts of the hospital by the Bank of Ghana (BOG).
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Dormaa road rehabilitation project on course
Saturday, July 18 2009
The 64- kilometre (km) Dormaa-Ahenkro road through Nkrankwanta to Krakrom would soon receive grading and sectional re-graveling as part of the Ghana Highways routine maintenance works for 2009/2010.
WA :
Youth blame media/politicians for under development
Saturday, July 18 2009
Speakers at a launch of a youth magazine at Wa in the Upper West Region, have observed that politicians and the media have done very little to project their development.
AMANKWAAKROM :
MiDA launches training program for teachers
Saturday, July 18 2009
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has launched a foundation, which would recruit and train persons to teach in the authority’s rehabilitated basic schools in deprived areas.
KWABRE :
DCE calls on citizens to be responsible
Saturday, July 18 2009
The District Chief Executive (DCE), for the Kwabre East District in the Ashanti region, Mr.  Iddisa Adams has called on politicians and people in the helms of affairs, to be responsible to the people who put them into office.
ACCRA :
President to engage in clean up exercise
Saturday, July 18 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills would engage in a clean up exercise at the Castle Clinic in Accra, on Saturday morning, July 18, in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day.
KWABRE :
DCE appeals for collaboration
Saturday, July 18 2009
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Kwabre East District, Hon Iddisa Adams has called for collaboration from the two major political parties in the district for upward development in the district.
BOLGATANGA :
Adopt mechanism to increase revenue - Woyongo
Saturday, July 18 2009
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, has challenged the municipal and district assemblies in the region to increase their revenue mobilization to speed up development.
TEMA:
Gidisu moves to decongest Tema Port
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Minister of Road and Highway has ordered the Tema Port authorities to take immediate steps to release all transit trucks detained at the harbour.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Assembly to procure heavy duty equipment
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, has unanimously approved the purchase of heavy duty equipment to facilitate environment and sanitation works.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Aidoo takes teachers to task
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Western Regional Minister, Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, has asked teachers to use dialogue instead of strikes to seek good conditions of service.
(KUMASI) KMA:
80 houses to go down in Kumasi
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has commenced an exercise to demolish 80 unauthorised buildings sited on watercourses, in order to stop what authorities describe as human-induced flooding in the city.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Kasoa refuse containers full
Sunday, July 19 2009
All refuse containers at Kasoa and  surrounding communities are full to capacity due to the inability of Awutu–Senya District Assembly to empty them since June.
HO:
Minister distribute relief items to flood victims
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode, has presented relief items to some district assemblies for distribution to victims of the recent floods and other disasters in the region.
HOHOE:
Truck runs over pupil
Sunday, July 19 2009
Prince Ntire, a 10 year-old pupil of Likpe-Agbozume  Roman Catholic School was killed last Friday, July 10, when a truck run over him.
(KUMASI) KMA:
UNDP trains DCEs in capacity building
Sunday, July 19 2009
A two-day training workshop designed to build the capacity, skills and knowledge of District Chief Executives (DCEs) opened in Kumasi on Friday.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH:
B.A to benefit from 18.6- euro water project
Sunday, July 19 2009
The Nkoranza North District Chief Executive has disclosed that about 18.6 million euros would be spent on the peri-urban, rural and small town water supply system and sanitation project, which was launched in the Brong Ahafo Region recently.
SHAMA :
NADMO presents relief items to Shama flood victims
Monday, July 20 2009
The Shama District Office of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), has presented relief items to people who were affected by the recent floods in the area.
(BUI) TAIN :
Bui Dam issues to be resolved - Veep
Monday, July 20 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has assured the chiefs of the Banda Traditional Area, that the Mills Administration would address their grievances over the acquisition of lands for the construction of the 622 million- dollar Bui hydro electricity project.
BOLGATANGA :
NGO calls for move to decrease illegal abortions
Monday, July 20 2009
A Reproductive Health Programme Manager, Mr. Moses Liyobe Nanang has called on the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to reduce and standardise the cost of abortion services at medical facilities to prevent illegal abortions.
BOLGATANGA :
MMDCE’s urged to increase revenue mobilisation- Minister
Monday, July 20 2009
Hon. Mark Woyongo has called on the Municipal and District Assemblies in the region to widen their revenue mobilization base to attract more funds to speed up development.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Chief Justice bemoans child trafficking
Monday, July 20 2009
The Chief Justice (C.J), Mrs Justice Georgina Wood, has noted that child labour and child trafficking negatively affects human capital development and the over all national development agenda.
ACCRA :
CPP Women’s League honours Samia, five others
Monday, July 20 2009
The Women’s League of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), has honoured six members of the party for their long service, dedication and commitment towards the achievement of CPP vision, on Saturday in Accra.
BOLGATANGA :
VRA explains rampant fire outbreak
Monday, July 20 2009
The Volta River Authority (VRA), has attributed frequent fire outbreak in the Upper East Region (UER), partly to shoddy electric wiring and the use of too many gadgets on voltage.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
Elmina flood victims receive support
Monday, July 20 2009
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Komenda- Edna- Eguafo, Dr. Joseph Annan and personnel of the National Disaster and Management Organisation, have presented relief items to flood victims in the Municipality.
(LABADI) AMA :
Bible Society distributes 500,000 Bibles to JHS pupils
Monday, July 20 2009
The First Lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills has commended the Bible Society of Ghana (BSG) for distributing 500,000 bibles free of charge to junior high schools (JHS) in the country since May 2007.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament goes on recess till October
Monday, July 20 2009
Majority Leader on Friday commended Members of Parliament for their commitment and dedication to work, saying “it is a demonstration of their commitment to the oath, which they subscribed before the Speaker.”
ACCRA :
Veep happy with DFID assistance to Ghana
Monday, July 20 2009
Vice President John Mahama on Friday described as legendary, the level of support Ghana had received from the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
(AWUTU-BAWJIASE) AGONA EAST:
Pensioners over 72 years urged to access life certificates- SSNIT
Monday, July 20 2009
An official of the Agona Swedru branch of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Mrs Elizabeth Esi Jehu-Appiah has appealed to pensioners who are above 72 years to contact the trust to renew their pension.
CAPE COAST :
Lands Commission registers 1,285 lands in two years
Monday, July 20 2009
The Central Region Lands Commission has so far registered 1,285 lands since a lands registry was opened in the region two years ago.
     
HO :
Police to collaborate with drivers’ unions to reduce accidents
Monday, July 20 2009
The Volta Regional Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Mr David Ampah-Bennin has promised to resolve and promote a healthy relationship between the police and drivers to help reduce the spate of accidents in the region.
(BOAMANG) AFIGYA-KWABRE :
Armed robbers terrorize Boamang residents
Monday, July 20 2009
The chiefs and people of Boamang and surrounding communities in Ashanti Region have appealed to the Inspector General of Police to deploy police patrol team to the area to curb crime.
ACCRA :
Government to tackle waste and sanitation problems
Monday, July 20 2009
The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD, Hon. Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has reiterated government’s commitment towards the tackling of problems associated with sanitation and waste management.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
District commends Ghana Highway Authority in accident reduction
Monday, July 20 2009
The Chairman of Kintampo branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union, Mr Yak Seidu has commended the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) for its effort in helping to minimize road accidents in the district.
ACCRA :
GREDA urged to commit resources into affordable housing- Minister
Monday, July 20 2009
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Albert Abongo has appealed to members of the Ghana Real Estates Development Association (GREDA) to commit resources to tap the huge demand for affordable housing
AMA :
Policeman denies allegation
Monday, July 20 2009
Lance Corporal (L/C) Karim Muntari one of the six Policemen charged alongside five others, for robbing a Ghanaian businessman of 53,000 dollars, on Friday denied claims by the Prosecution  that the accused persons intentionally planted four parcels suspected to contain illegal substance at the Relax Cot hotel to incriminate the complainant, Kwaku Duah.
KMA :
Police overcome one major hirdle
Monday, July 20 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police, over the weekend, shot to death a notorious criminal known as Awudu Karim, increasing to nine, the number of suspected hoodlums killed in the region by the law enforcement agents within five days. 
NATIONAL :
Mobile fraud alert.
Monday, July 20 2009
If you receive a phone call on your mobile from any person, saying that, he or she is a company engineer, or saying that they’re checking your mobile line,
CAPE COAST :
Childrens’ ward supported with 15000 dollars
Monday, July 20 2009
The “Fante Benevolent Society of Chicago,” has donated items worth 15,000 dollars to the Children’s Ward of the Cape Coast Metropolitan Hospital.
NATIONAL :
NHIS worried about fraud
Monday, July 20 2009
Mr Sylvester Mensah, Chief Executives Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIS), has expressed concerns about what he described as “fictitious claims and fraud” in the operations of the scheme in the Ashanti Region.
NATIONAL :
Second hand fridges to be banned in 2010
Monday, July 20 2009
The Energy Commission has developed a comprehensive policy that seeks to ban importation and use of second-hand refrigerators in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tema Youth suffer 6 points
Monday, July 20 2009
Tema Youth have been ducked six points and six goals by the Disciplinary Committee from their accumulated tally on the Glo Premier League standings.
AMANSIE CENTRAL :
10000 persons supported
Monday, July 20 2009
More than 10,000 people have benefited from the micro finance activities designed by Odotobri Rural Bank to minimize poverty in the rural communities.
KPANDO :
Assembly pursues investors
Monday, July 20 2009
The Kpando District Assembly is pursuing investors to turn the district’s resources into budding businesses, Mr Francis Ganyaglo, the District Chief Executive, has said.
WA :
Municipal supports juice factory
Monday, July 20 2009
The Wa Municipal Assembly has provided 8,000 Ghana cedis as its initial contribution towards the operations of the Fruit Juice Factory at Wa.
KMA :
Police and Military commended
Monday, July 20 2009
Alhaji Gado Sulemana, a leading member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has commended the Ashanti Regional Police Command and the Military for their efforts to combat crime in the region.
 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
One-year ban for Emmanuel Clottey
Monday, July 20 2009
Emmanuel Clottey has been served a one-year ban by the Disciplinary Committee for breaching the Ghana Football Association’s regulations.
NATIONAL :
Fulani herdsmen cause havoc
Monday, July 20 2009
Naa Bob Logga, President of the National Forest Forum, has attributed the wanton depletion of the forest through chainsaw operations in the northern sector to the activities of the Fulani herdsmen in the area.
(AKOSOMBO)ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Monday, July 20 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, July 20, 2009.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Ghana Ladies win silver
Monday, July 20 2009
Ghana’s female hockey team, the Black Sticks won Silver at the 2009 Africa Hockey Federation Cup for Nations tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Accra, on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
S.A. wins African Hockey title
Monday, July 20 2009
The South African Male Hockey team beat Egypt 3-1 on Sunday to clinch the ultimate of the Hockey Africa Cup for Nations, Ghana 2009 tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal hold Kotoko
Monday, July 20 2009
Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday were held a 2-2 drawn game by city rivals King Faisal in the last Glo Premier League match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts win Glo league title
Monday, July 20 2009
Hearts of Oak seal a Premier League title success by getting the points they needed against Sporting Mirren - and the Phobian celebration only started after just 48 seconds into the start of the match in an afternoon gripped by anxiety.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Confusion over league
Monday, July 20 2009
Even though the Ghana league officially ended on Sunday, a long legal battle is set to prolong when the final standings on the table are decided.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom laid low by injury
Monday, July 20 2009
Ghana full-back Samuel Inkoom would sit out of action for the next three weeks in the Swiss League due to injury.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy looks out for new club
Monday, July 20 2009
Quincy Owusu-Abeyie is anxiously looking for a new club with the transfer season gathering pace after a season of loan stints in the English Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afranie hails Mirren players
Monday, July 20 2009
Coach E K Afranie has branded his Sporting Mirren side as the most exciting side in the just ended Glo Premier League.
(OSU CASTLE) ACCRA:
Mills speaks out on Cote d’Ivoire elections
Monday, July 20 2009
President John Atta Mills Monday said the forthcoming elections in Cote d’Ivoire should be incident free.
HO:
Police round up forty suspected criminals
Monday, July 20 2009
The Volta Regional Police Command has rounded up 40 suspected criminals in Ho as part of a crackdown on crime in the municipality.
ZABZUGU/TATALE:
350 women die of child birth
Monday, July 20 2009
For the first quarter of this year, the Zabzugu/Tatale District recorded 350 maternal mortality deaths out of 100,000 deliveries.
ACCRA :
Cop denies involvement in robbery
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Constable Benjamin Yao Blejumah one the six Policemen charged with five others for robbing a Ghanaian businessman of 53,000 dollars on Monday denied claims by the prosecution that he together with the others planned to rob the complainant, Mr Kweku Duah of his money.
HO :
CSOs urged to lead water and sanitation campaign
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Joseph Yileh Chireh has called on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the private sector to play a leading role in water and sanitation management while government played the facilitating role.
KETA :
Keta Lagoon spillway to be opened
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Keta Lagoon has exceeded its limit, necessitating the opening of the spillway into the sea.
SUNYANI :
BA chapter of Youth for Leadership inaugurated
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, former first lady, accused some journalists of being manipulated by the New Patriotic Party government in the course of their duties.
BAWKU :
Curfew in Bawku, Gushegu renewed
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Cletus Avoka has announced the renewal of curfew imposed on Bawku Municipality and Gushegu township and the immediate environs, for another week with effect from Monday 20th July, 2009.
ACCRA :
MTN introduces new product
Tuesday, July 21 2009
MTN Ghana has introduced a new product, MTN Mobile Money (MMM), to its staff at a Family Fun Day.
ACCRA :
Unibank adopts cellular-based banking services
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Head of Operations at UniBank Ghana Limited, Reverend Edward Randolph-Koranteng has launched its Web-based Banking Services tagged “Net-Based Banking Services” accessible through mobile phones.
(KANDA) AMA :
GBC to establish first Broadcasting University in Africa
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, GBC is to establish a Broadcasting University College to meet the increasing demand for training in broadcasting techniques.  The College, which is expected to take off by next year will be the first in the whole of Africa.
(AWOSHIE) GA WEST :
Red Cross distributes relief items to flood victims
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS), in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), have distributed relief items to flood victims of Awoshie in Accra.
(KORLE- BU) AMA :
Korle-Bu workers file motion against management
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Four hundred and fifty staff (450) and health workers of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, have filed an ex-parte motion for an order of Garnishee against funds, treasury bills and fixed deposits credited to the accounts of the hospital by the Bank of Ghana (BOG).
ACCRA :
Help developing countries tackle climate change – Veep
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Vice President John Mahama, has urged world leaders to adopt a comprehensive and sustainable approach to save developing countries from slipping deeper into poverty, caused by global climate change.
ACCRA :
Former magistrate before Court
Tuesday, July 21 2009
A former juvenile court magistrate, who was allegedly involved in multiple sale of land has appeared before a circuit court in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Population projected to be 25 million
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Government Statistician Dr Grace Bediako, has indicated that preparations towards the 2010 Census are far advanced, with 75 per cent of the work completed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts set for massive clear-out
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The management of Hearts of Oak hinted a lot of players will be shown the exit door less than 24 hours after winning a 20th league title to augment their squad for continental club football.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts split points with Kessben
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Maritzburg United boss Farouk Kadodia confirms that the team has turned down an opportunity to sign Ghanaian international keeper Sammy Adjei, but the latter says a deal is still on the cards.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites in Egypt
Tuesday, July 21 2009
A 17-man playing team are representing Ghana’s national Under-20 team, the Black Satellites at a four-nation tournament hosted by Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dundee worried over Buaben’s health
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Dundee United midfielder Prince Buaben is causing concern over an illness which is affecting his performances.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adusei named Black Queens coach
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Ghana Football Association has confirmed the appointment of A.K Edusei as the new coach of the senior women’s team, the Black Queens.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston hopes to skipper Hearts
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Hearts midfielder Laryea Kingston says being named the new captain of the Tynecastle club would be an honour.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Alex Asamoah set for Turkey move
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Glo Ghana Premier League goalking Alex Asamoah will travel to Turkey by the end of the month to sign for a top club in that country’s elite football league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts earn US$ 20,000
Tuesday, July 21 2009
Hearts of Oak earned US$ 20,000 for winning this year’s Premier League which was sponsored by telecomunication giants Glo.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah linked with Marseille
Tuesday, July 21 2009
French giants Olympique Marseille are the latest club to be linked with Ghana captain Stephen Appiah.
(KEJETIA) KMA:
Kejetia Bus Terminal to change management
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has discharged Freko FD Enterprise from the management of the Kejetia Bus Terminal in Kumasi.
NATIONAL:
Osei Adjei formally charged
Tuesday, July 21 2009
A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Akwasi Osei Adjei has been formally charged for causing financial loss to the state.
(AGONA) SEKYERE SOUTH:
Former DCE to return state properties
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Sekyere South District Assembly has asked its former District Chief Exetive, Mr. Ben Abanakwa, to return all assembly properties he allegedly took away from his officail residence at Agona before leaving office.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Assembly fails to elect Presiding Member
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The Builsa District Assembly after a four hour election failed to elect a Presiding Member to preside over its first ordinary session at Sandema in the Upper East Region.
NATIONAL:
Mills makes new appointments to state institutions
Tuesday, July 21 2009
The President, in consultation with the Council of State, has appointed the following persons to the following positions.
(AKYAWKROM) EJISU-JUABEN :
Ghana poised to implement International Forest Instrument
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A workshop to sensitize relevant stakeholders on the implementation of the International Forest Instrument in Ghana has been held at Akyawkrom near Ejisu in Ashanti.
ACCRA :
Rights group urges humane approach in HIV/AIDS fight
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The African Commission of Health and Human Rights Promoters (CAPSDH), has urged HIV/AIDS advocates to employ human rights approach as a crucial element in response to fighting the epidemic.
ACCRA :
MTN launches enhanced education project
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN), has initiated an education project to support schools in the  Northern Region of the country to improve the learning experience of students.
NATIONAL :
Demand for credit declines- BOG
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A Bank of Ghana survey has indicated a decline in net demand for credit by both households and enterprises in the second quarter of the year.
(DOME) GA EAST :
Dome residents to get library
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Global Outreach and Apostolic Ministry, Ghana, is putting up a library complex for the people of Dome near Accra at the cost of 5,500 Ghana cedis.
(KUMASI) KMA :
House of Chiefs briefed on postponement of Gaddafi’s visit
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The honorary title of “King of Kings of Africa” given to the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was in appreciation to his efforts at bringing traditional rulers together to fulfill the continental union objective, the President of the National House of Chiefs, Pugansoa Naa Professor John S.K. Nabila has explained.
NATIONAL :
Informal Sector pension scheme takes off
Wednesday, July 22 2009
More than 40,000 people have subscribed to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Informal Sector Fund, a subsidiary of SSNIT that operates on a blend of the usual pension scheme and “Susu” contributions.
ACCRA :
Vice President Mahama returns from summit
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama, returned home last Tuesday night from Togo after attending the third Co-Prosperity Alliance Zone summit.
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO :
Assembly close to meeting revenue target
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Yilo Krobo District Assembly is close to meeting its targeted revenue for the year as the assembly has already collected GHC 151,195.90 representing 51 percent of the targeted amount of GHC 297,961.01 of its Internally Generated Revenue.
NATIONAL :
Ghana, Uganda brainstorm on APRM
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Ghana and Uganda have entered into mutual agreement to collaborate and share experiences on the modalities for the implementation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM).
(SOMANYA) YILO KROBO :
Mounting debts crippling assembly
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Total debt of the Yilo Krobo District Assembly stood at 869,949.13 Ghana Cedis when the present Administration assumed office last January, the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Andrews Sodah, has disclosed.
(PRESTEA) PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY :
Government urged to revamp Prestea Mine
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Voices of Tomorrow’s Leaders Foundation, an environmental oriented NGO has called on the government to reopen the defunct underground mine of  the Prestea Goldfields Limited in the western Region because it served as a huge source of income for the mine’s catchments areas.
ACCRA :
Ambassador of Zimbabwe calls on minister
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs Pavelyn Tendal Musaka, said her country was making progress in her economic endeavours and thereby improving the standard of living of Zimbabweans.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Discovery of oil calls for environmental protection
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Africa 2000 Network, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), has urged environmentalists to press government to put in place adequate measures to protect communities near the oil exploration in the Western Region from pollution.
NATIONAL :
$49m approved for census
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A $49-million budget has been approved by the government for the execution of next year’s population and housing census.
NATIONAL :
New register for 2012 polls
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A fresh voters register, for which all qualified Ghanaian voters will be required to register anew, is to be compiled before the next general election in 2012.
ACCRA :
Reading habit falling among Ghanaians - Director
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Head of Human Resource Department of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs, Mr Sammy Longman Attakumah, has expressed concern about the falling reading habits among Ghanaians despite the availability of books.
ACCRA :
Police intercepts truck
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A KIA pick-up loaded with 14 maxi bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, was on Sunday dawn impounded by the night patrol team of the Accra North-East Divisional Police.
NATIONAL :
Import bill declines
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Oil import bill saw a sharp decline of 66.1 per cent in the first half of the year, Dr Paul Acquah Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has said.
    
HO :
Father not happy with case
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Mr Kenneth Asamoah, father of two teenage girls allegedly defiled at the Vakpo Police Station last year, has expressed doubts about the neutrality of the police in prosecuting the case.
TAMALE :
7.8 Million dollars for 29 districts
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A total of 7.8 million dollars was disbursed under the community-based rural development project (CBRDP) towards the construction of public infrastructure damaged by the floods that affected 29 districts in the three northern regions in August and October 2007.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Relief items for flood victims
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Victims of the recent floods in Wanawanso in the Mpohor Wassa East district have been assured of government’s assistance to ameliorate their hardship.
    
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Do not meddle in politics
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Osabarima Kwaw Entsie the Second, Paramount Chief of Mpohor, has advised the newly-elected District Chief Executive (DCE) for Mpohor Wassa East, Mr. Anthony Bassaw, not to meddle in chieftaincy issues.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Return lands.
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Mr Kwesi Biney, a former District Chief Executive in the NPP administration, has expressed concern about the undue delay by the government in the reverting of unused lands to its original owners.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Flying Eagles beat Sattelites
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Nigeria’s last night put on firm track their preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Cup which holds later in the year by beating Ghana 1-0 in Cairo, Egypt.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Man accused of fraud
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A self-styled businessman, Kwadwo Mensah Takyi, has been remanded in police custody by the Kade Magistrate Court for defrauding two persons to the tune of GHC 6,400 under the pretext of securing Swiss visas and air tickets for them. 
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lyon open to Mensah departure
Wednesday, July 22 2009
John Mensah could be on his way out of Olympique Lyon soon, after club president Jean-Michel Aulas revealed they will be willing to let Ghanaian international leave after just one season.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
40 motorbikes impounded
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Legon District Police Command has impounded 40 motorbikes, five of them unlicensed, during an operation on the Madina-Legon-Accra route and the road in front of the Trinity Seminary College near Legon.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Workshop on Physical Education opens
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Rashid Pelpuo has called on African countries to integrate sports into their development frame works to manage it as a vehicle towards improved economic, social and health challenges in the communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Edusei calls up 31 for camping
Wednesday, July 22 2009
New senior women’s team coach A.K Edusei would begin work with the Black Queens on Wednesday ahead of the team’s participation in the 8-Nations WAFU Tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Inkoom clears up injury fears
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Samuel Inkoom has played down his injury fears and insists he won’t be out of action for three weeks.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afful in Sundowns trial
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Ghana international Harrison Afful is currently in South Africa trying out with local side Mamelodi Sundowns.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars to miss opportunity
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Ghana FA has still not secured opponents for the Black Stars for next month’s date set aside for international friendly matches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mohammed chases Gala deal
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Eleven Wise defender Adamu Mohammed has reportedly been handed a two-week trial by Turkish side Galatasaray after impressing in the Glo Premier League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ayew set for Hertha Berlin trials
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Ghana under-20 captain Andre Dede Ayew is set to have trials with German Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin.
(DABOASE) MPOHOR WASSA EAST:
Eight illegal miners arrested
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Eight illegal miners, “galamsey operators,” have been arrested for mining in the Prah River at Daboase in the Mpohor Wassa East District of the Western Region.
ACCRA:
Muslim youth prevented from presenting petition
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Concerned Muslims Forum, an Islamic association made up of the youth in Nima in Accra, was on Wednesday prevented from presenting a petition to the Head of the Cultural Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran by the Nima Division of the Ghana Police Service.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMAODOBEN/BRAKWA :
DCE expresses robbery concerns
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Chief Executive has advised the youth to avoid negative acts that tend to undermine the values of society.
(NSOATRE) SUNYANI WEST:
Court jails man for car theft
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A circuit court in Sunyani has sentenced Charles Afeneyadu, 30-year-old trader, to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing a vehicle at Nsoatre in the Sunyani West District.
ACCRA:
OMCs gear up for oil discovery
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies of Ghana Wednesday outlined measures to ensure that Ghana’s oil discovery becomes a blessing rather than a curse to the nation.
KUMASI:
’Pay tax to support police service’
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A police officer has appealed to Ghanaians to pay their taxes to help the government to generate enough revenue to equip the police and other security agencies to maintain peace and order in the country.
ACCRA:
Attorney-General speaks at Editors Forum
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, will share her views on journalists and intellectual property at a symposium being organised by the Editors Forum, Ghana on Thursday.
(ANTOAKROM) AMANSIE WEST:
DCE advises against stealing of spraying machines
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The District Chief Executive for Amansie West has cautioned cocoa spraying gangs in the area against stealing the chemicals and machines provided for the spraying exercise.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
NPP declares readiness for Akwatia Polls
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The New Patriotic Party has said it welcomes the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Electoral Commission should go ahead to conduct and supervise elections in six polling stations in the Akwatia Constituency.
NATIONAL:
$49m approved for census
Wednesday, July 22 2009
A $49-million budget has been approved by the government for the execution of next year’s population and housing census.
HOHOE:
Sory assures of guaranteed health for all
Wednesday, July 22 2009
The Director-General of Ghana Health Service says the service will soon issue a directive on the use of internally generated fund  by health institutions in line with its strategic plans for greater transparency, efficiency and value for money.
ACCRA:
Police gun down two, grab Accra’s most wanted criminal
Wednesday, July 22 2009
Police in Accra have arrested one George Aryitey, 27, a man they say is a most wanted criminal at his hideout at Achimota in Accra, in one of three crime incidents Wednesday.
NATIONAL:
Ya Na’s murder: Dagbon Chiefs push for Justice
Wednesday, July 22 2009
President Mills Wednesday said his administration would eliminate the culture of impunity and ensure justice without favour to any person or group of persons in the interest of national peace.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Over 2,000 grafted mango seedlings distributed to schools
Thursday, July 23 2009
World Vision Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operating in the Upper East Region has presented 2,100 grafted mango seedlings to 11 schools in Zebilla in the Bawku West District.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Barber sentenced seven years for fraud
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) Court has sentenced a 25-year-old barber to seven years in jail for defrauding a trader of GH¢2,000 under the pretext of helping her to reverse a court’s verdict slapped on her son.
(KONONGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Minister commends Catholic Church
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Kofi Opoku Manu has commended the Catholic Church for its role in promoting education in the country.
NATIONAL :
Fake Coartem tablets are mere dummy - FDB
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB), has said that the coartem tablets on the market “are mere dummy  tablets with no anti-malaria activity and hence of no benefit to patients”.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Musician jailed five years for indecent assault
Thursday, July 23 2009
A 28-year-old musician has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Kumasi Circuit Court for indecently assaulting a 16-year-old girl under the pretext of casting away an evil spirit from her life.
ACCRA :
A-G awaits docket on ex Foreign Minister
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Attorney-General’s Department is awaiting the docket on the case involving the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Akwasi Osei-Adjei, who has been charged by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) with willfully causing financial loss to the state.
(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH :
Chief of Busunya appeals for fair distribution of projects
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Chief of Busunya in the Nkoranza North District, Nana Okofo Nyarko Gyabaa II has appealed to the district assembly to ensure fair distribution of development projects among all communities in the district.
BOLGATANGA :
Country’s libraries lack relevant books
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Upper East Deputy Regional Librarian, Mr. Leslie Kansanga has expressed concern about lack of books in the country’s libraries, especially facilities in the three northern regions.
ACCRA :
Two bodies agree to increase agricultural incomes in West Africa
Thursday, July 23 2009
Agribusiness and Trade Promotion (ATP), USAID funded project, to promote West Africa sub-region’s economic and social development and Croplife Africa Middle East, a global network for the plant science industry have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
(KUMASI) KMA :
Dissolve CPP national executive - Statement
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Ashanti Regional branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has called for the removal of the entire national executive of the party from office.
WA :
World Food Programme supports 58 schools.
Thursday, July 23 2009
The World Food Programme (WFP)"Emergency School Feeding Programme" which 58 schools in the Upper West Region are benefiting from is at its final stage.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Police urge up in combating crime
Thursday, July 23 2009
As part of the new strategies in the fight against crime, the Eastern Regional Police Command has sited six tents manned by police personnel with security gadgets at vantage points in Koforidua to serve as first points of contact for the public in case of any eventuality. 
    
AGONA WEST :
MCE worried.
Thursday, July 23 2009
Mr Felix Jacob Obeng-Forson, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive, has urged politicians to desist from politics of vindictiveness.
KWAEBIBIREM:
No PM for district
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Kwaebibirem District Assembly has failed to elect a Presiding Member after two rounds of voting.
NATIONAL :
Former President Kufuor unhappy
Thursday, July 23 2009
Ex-President Kufuor has expressed his displeasure with the Mills administration over the kind of treatment being meted out to him and members of his government.
UPPER MANYA :
DCE on familiarisation tour
Thursday, July 23 2009
Mr Joseph Tetteh Angmor, the District Chief Executive for Upper Manya, has visited some communities in the district to acquaint himself with problems facing them.
AKYEMANSA :
More CHPS needed
Thursday, July 23 2009
Mr Tom Budu, Akyemansa District Chief Executive, has appealed to the District Health Directorate to open more Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds in the district to make healthcare delivery more accessible to the people.
    
AKYEMANSA :
Boy could not be saved
Thursday, July 23 2009
An eight-year-old boy who was referred from the Akyem Ayirebi Health Centre to the Oda Government Hospital died soon on arrival due to lack of an ambulance from the referral point.
YILO KROBO:
Boti falls the new taste
Thursday, July 23 2009
Foreign investors from Turkey and Nigeria have made moves to revamp the famous Boti falls in the Yilo-Krobo District, to become one of the well-resourced tourist attraction sites in the country.
TEMA :
Farmers to be compensated
Thursday, July 23 2009
Mr Joe Abbey, Acting Managing Director of the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) has assured farmers on the Corporation’s farm lands that they would be given adequate compensation whenever TDC decides to re-zone those lands for commercial and residential purposes.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Division affecting funding
Thursday, July 23 2009
Division among Muslims in the Eastern Region is affecting contribution to the Muslim Education Fund meant for sponsorship of needy students from Muslim communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA pursue Kwarasey switch
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Ghana Football Association will next week ask FIFA to ratify Adam Larsen Kwarasey’s switch from Norway to Ghana, but are yet to act on the case of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Jeffery Sarpong because they have not formalised their interest.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Decision day for Thompson
Thursday, July 23 2009
Nii Noi Thompson will find out later today whether he will be given an extended deal with Accra Hearts of Oak.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko arrives home
Thursday, July 23 2009
Joseph Agbeko, the IBF Bantamweight World Boxing Champion returned to Accra on Wednesday morning after successfully defending his title against Armenian, Vic Darchinyan in the United States of America on July 11th, 2009.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Vipers beat Jukwa Surowi
Thursday, July 23 2009
Cape Coast Venomous Vipers reaped a goal harvest when they whipped Jukwa Surowi 3-0 in their Central Region Division Two League match played at Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites back on track in Egypt
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Black Satellites beat Guatemala 3-0 in Cairo on Wednesday to improve their chances of winning the five-nation tournament in Egypt.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Confusion grips Glo Premier League
Thursday, July 23 2009
Standings on the Ghana Premier League are changing three whole days after the completion of a gripping competition as the football association clean up all outstanding issues.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Black Sticks Ladies earn Bonus
Thursday, July 23 2009
The players of the Black Sticks female team are 2,600 dollars richer for winning silver at the just ended Hockey Africa Cup for Nations.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’m ready for Kotoko coaching job
Thursday, July 23 2009
The caretaker head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko F/C, Herbert Addo has declared his readiness to cement his ties with the Club if offered the job.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boakye to fight for starting role
Thursday, July 23 2009
Ghana striker Isaac Boakye faces a difficult time at promoted Bundesliga side Nurnberg as he battles six other strikers for two starting roles in the team.
KUMASI:
GES equips pre-tertiary teachers
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Ghana Education Service has raised concern about what it sees as “the low level of knowledge” on the part of some teachers regarding the nation’s education policies and programmes.
(TRABUOM) ATWIMA KWANWOMA:
Old Student supports Trabuom School
Thursday, July 23 2009
A Ghanaian based in the Netherlands, Mr. Reeky Opoku, has presented seven microscopes valued at 2,000 Euros to the Afua Kobi Ampem Girls’ Senior High School at Trabuom in the Atwima Kwanwoma District.
NATIONAL:
Ghana@50 hearing set in motion
Thursday, July 23 2009
Witnesses who appeared at The Ghana@50 public hearing on Thursday have complained at the slow pace of proceedings.
ACCRA:
Mills pushes for support for African Union
Thursday, July 23 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills Thursday urged Civil Society Organizations in Africa to operate within the context of the Economic Social and Cultural (ECOSOCC) setting for their activities to impact positively on the work of the African Union (AU)
NKORANZA SOUTH:
DCE calls for unity of purpose
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Nkoranza South District Chief Executive has advised the chiefs and people in the area not to allow politics to divide their ranks and undermine the local development agenda.
(KASOA) EFFUTU:
Wounded armed robbers trooping to Kasoa
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Kasoa District Police Command, has appealed to  people in Kasoa and surrounding communities, to report patients who arrive at medical centres with gunshot wounds to the security agencies.
ACCRA:
Ghana wins international anti-corruption award
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition has been named as the third prize recipient of the maiden Anti-Corruption Collective Action award in Washington DC.
HO:
Health Managers asked to work as a team
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Director General of the Ghana Health Service Thursday urged Senior Managers of the Service in the Volta Region to work as a team in solving problems associated with quality service delivery.
ACCRA:
Psychiatric patient ’blinds’ nurses
Thursday, July 23 2009
Two psychiatric nurses who were attacked by patients of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital have both gone blind in one eye, hospital authorities said in Accra on Thursday.
HO:
Parks and Gardens, ECG fued over trees
Thursday, July 23 2009
The Department of Parks and Gardens and the Electricity Company of Ghana are feuding over the cutting of decorative trees, said to be obstructing electricity power lines along the alleys and avenues of Ho.
ACCRA:
Domestic violence cases rise
Thursday, July 23 2009
Despite efforts by the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service to curb domestic violence through education,  2009 figures show that the offence is on the increase.
(TEMA) TMA :
Police calls for modern identification of criminals
Friday, July 24 2009
The police commander has called on the police service to adopt modern procedures for identifying suspected criminals by victims.
(WAWA) BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO :
CRS saves 40 communities
Friday, July 24 2009
The Catholic Relief Services (CRS), a Christian NGO working to improve the quality of life of the poor, has drilled 40 boreholes in 40 rural communities in two districts at a cost of GH¢280,000.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Ghana’s underdevelopment is due to technological gap – Frimpong-Boateng
Friday, July 24 2009
The  Director of the Cardiothoracic Centre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng has identified low level of technological advancement as the main cause for Ghana’s underdevelopment.
(MANHEAN) TMA :
Father defiles and infects daughter with HIV
Friday, July 24 2009
A circuit court “B” in Tema, has sentenced, a 39-year-old mason, who defiled and infected his six-year-old daughter with HIV to 18 years imprisonment in hard labour.
(TEMA) TMA :
Discrimination against PLWA violates human rights
Friday, July 24 2009
The former Director General of Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC),  Prof Sakyi Awuku-Amuah has described stigmatization and discrimination against People Living With AIDS (PLWA) as violation against human rights and advised against it.
NATIONAL :
Ghana adopts measures to tackle global economic recession- Veep
Friday, July 24 2009
Vice President John Mahama has said government was addressing the global economic recession head on, through prudent fiscal and financial measures to limit the negative impact on business and ensure quick recovery of the economy.
SUNYANI :
Sunyani Municipal authorities to check pollution at landfill site
Friday, July 24 2009
The Sunyani Municipal Environmental Health Officer , Mr. Simon Opoku has said his outfit in collaboration with authorities of the Sunyani Polytechnic have instituted a number of preventive measures to help check epidemic outbreak around the Municipal Landfill Site.
    
WA
:Five communities to have water system improved
Friday, July 24 2009
Just a day after President John Atta Mill’s  call on Ghanaians to be time conscious and adopt more positive approach to enhance the business environment, organizers of a workshop on Small Towns Pipe Water Systems in Wa appeared not to have paid heed to the call.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM NORTH
:Men turn into snakes
Friday, July 24 2009
Two out of four young men, whose desire for riches led them to the shrine of one Nana Ogya at Aburi New-Town in the Eastern Region, have turned into snakes.
BIRIM NORTH
:Black flies attack
Friday, July 24 2009
Large numbers of black flies, which cause river blindness, have invaded the Birim North and Akyemmansa Districts of the Eastern Region where the Pra, Nwi and Mama rivers overflowed their banks following heavy downpours in the area recently.
Friday, July 24 2009
Yaw Tanor, 27, unemployed, has been  sentenced to six months in prison in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court for stealing a foam mattress valued at GHC 100 and sold it for GHC 10.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM
Man sells GHC100 mattress for GHC10
Friday, July 24 2009
Yaw Tanor, 27, unemployed, has been  sentenced to six months in prison in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court for stealing a foam mattress valued at GHC 100 and sold it for GHC 10.
(ADA FOAH) DANGME EAST
:VRA clears estuary
Friday, July 24 2009
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has completed dredging the estuary of the Volta River at Ada-Foah that it started in February at a cost of GHC 1,000,000.00.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWE
:National grid to be improved
Friday, July 24 2009
The sod has been cut for work to begin on a Gh¢ 2,000,000 electricity expansion project at Kuntanase, the capital of the Bosomtwe District.
AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM
: Drivers "mate" warned.
Friday, July 24 2009
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Police commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)Ben Wonkyi, has warned drivers not to allow their mates to drive their vehicles, since it is an offence for anyone to drive without a license.
(GOMOA OKYEREKO) GOMOA
:Accident kills two
Friday, July 24 2009
A 65-year-old woman from Takoradi and her four-year-old grand daughter were killed on the spot when their private car on which they and two other family members were travelling was involved in an accident near Gomoa Okyereko on Thursday.
(AKWATIA)KWAEBIBIREM
:EC set for re run
Friday, July 24 2009
The Electoral Commission has fixed Tuesday, August 18, 2009 to re-run the disputed parliamentary elections in six polling stations of the Akwatia Constituency of the Eastern Region.
LOWER MANYA KROBO
:No PM yet.
Friday, July 24 2009
The 43-member Lower Manya Krobo District Assembly on Thursday failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM), after two rounds of voting.
     
BIRIM SOUTH
: No common fund yet.
Friday, July 24 2009
The Birim South District Assembly in the Eastern Region collected 46,099.70 Ghana cedis as internally generated revenue from January 1 through May 30.
NATIONAL
:Head of King returned
Friday, July 24 2009
Dutch officials have handed back to Ghana the head of a king who was executed by colonists in the 1830s.
NATIONAL
:Two convicts released.
Friday, July 24 2009
The Court of Appeal Friday set free Kwabena Amaning, aka Tagor, and Alhaji Issah Abass, convicted on November 28, 2007 on drug charges and sentenced to 15 years in jail.
HO :
Health workers cautioned against craze for money
Friday, July 24 2009
Dr Elias Sory, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, has appealed to doctors and nurses in the public sector to stop the inordinate pursuit of money.
HO :
Degrees don’t necessarily guarantee upgrading
Friday, July 24 2009
Degrees unrelated to one’s field of practice in the Ghana Health Service do not bestow the right to upgrading.
WA :
Potable water for five communities
Friday, July 24 2009
Just a day after President John Atta Mills  called on Ghanaians to be time conscious and adopt more positive approach to enhance the business environment, organizers of a workshop on Small Towns Pipe Water Systems in Wa appeared not to have paid heed to the call.
ASHAIMAN :
Parents urged to live up to responsibilities
Friday, July 24 2009
Tema Metropolitan Basic Schools Coordinator, Mrs Barikisu Adams, has called on parents to step up their roles as guardians of their children, and desist from shirking their responsibilities.
(KUMASI) KMA :
KMA to intensify revenue collection
Saturday, July 25 2009
The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr. Samuel Sarpong, has pledged the assembly’s resolve to step up its revenue mobilization drive to enable it to undertake more development programmes.
DROBO :
Chief calls for unity
Saturday, July 25 2009
Beyeeman Bosea Gyinantwi 1V, Omanhene of Drobo Traditional Area, has called for peaceful co-existence among his chiefs and peoples and those of Japekrom Traditional Area.
MAMPONG :
Develop higher institutions for quality education - Lecturer
Saturday, July 25 2009
Dr. Linda Dzrama Forde, a lecturer at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has urged government and other stakeholders in the country’s education to ensure that institutions of higher learning are adequately resourced.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA-NANKANA :
Chiefs and Artisans attend governance workshop
Saturday, July 25 2009
Traditional authorities and artisan groups in the Kassena-Nankana District of the Upper East Region have undergone a sensitization workshop on the role of traditional authorities, Assembly Members and District Chief Executives in the promotion of sustainable democratic governance at the local level.
ACCRA :
Unilever, US Embassy to sponsor GJA workshops
Saturday, July 25 2009
Unilever Ghana and the Public Affairs section of the United States Embassy in Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), will in August hold workshops for journalists in middle manpower level to improve on their performance.
(AVATIME) JASIKAN :
Traditional Council draws up strategic action plan
Saturday, July 25 2009
The Development Committee of the Avatime Traditional Council in the Volta Region, has drawn a Strategic Action Plan (SAP) to facilitate the development of the area.
BONGO :
Residents calls for information on assembly proceedings.
Saturday, July 25 2009
Participants at a capacity building workshop organized for civic groups in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region have expressed dissatisfaction at the failure of Assembly members to brief them regularly on the outcome of Assembly Meetings.
ACCRA :
I am innocent of the crime – Amanor
Saturday, July 25 2009
Aams Amanor, one of the five accused persons charged with six Policemen for allegedly robbing a Ghanaian businessman of 53,000 dollars, on Friday told an Accra Circuit Court that he is innocent of the crime for which he is being held.
(TEMA) TMA :
Fire victims receive relieve items
Saturday, July 25 2009
Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), and the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has presented relief items worth GH¢ 10,000 to victims of a fire disaster in the Metropolis.
ACCRA :
Probing Ghana@50 is necessary - Wereko Brobbey
Saturday, July 25 2009
Former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana@50 Secretariat, Dr Charles Wereko- Brobbey, has appealed to Ghanaians to exercise restraint and support the Commission probing the secretariat to come out with its findings at the end of its sittings.
ACCRA :
CPP holds ‘Family Dialogue’
Saturday, July 25 2009
As part of measures to make the Convention People’s Party (CPP) a formidable force in Ghanaian politics and also iron out difference among its members, the top brass of the party on Friday, organized a ‘Family Dialogue’ to address pertinent issues.
ACCRA :
Do not demonize the Ghana@50 Commission - Chairman
Saturday, July 25 2009
Chairman of the Ghana@50 Commission, Mr Justice Isaac Duose, has appealed to the media not to demonize the work of the Commission with sensational headlines that are likely to divide the nation.
AHANTA WEST:
Remains of deceased Ahanta King arrive
Sunday, July 26 2009
Government has announced the arrival of the remains of the deceased Nana Badu Bonsu II, the eighteenth century Ahanta King whose head was decapitated by the Dutch colonialists and sent to the Netherlands.
ACCRA:
Tagor’s acquittal: Attorney General disappointed
Sunday, July 26 2009
Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Betty Mould Iddrisu, says the acquittal of two alleged drug barons by the Appeals Court on Thursday after their conviction is a dent on government’s fight against drugs.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
Date set for Akwatia polls
Sunday, July 26 2009
The Electoral Commission has released the date for the re-run of parliamentary elections in six polling stations in the Akwatia Constituency.
NATIONAL:
Government Ready To Bid For Kosmos
Sunday, July 26 2009
The government has declared its intention to bid for the interest of Kosmos Energy in the Jubilee Oil fields, should the company decide to sell its stake.
MPOHOR/WASSA EAST:
Nationwide education on domestic violence underway
Sunday, July 26 2009
Government has embarked on a nationwide awareness creation and sensitization programme on domestic violence and its Act, Mrs Jane Edna Philips, acting Western Regional Director of the Department of Women has said.
OFFINSO NORTH:
Assembly unveils educational plans
Sunday, July 26 2009
The Offinso North District Assembly in collaboration with its residents abroad would provide education sponsorship for needy but brilliant students.
(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
President pledges GH¢ 100 million to develop UMaT
Monday, July 27 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has pledged GH¢100 million from the Minerals Development Fund, to boost the infrastructure development of the Tarkwa-based University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) for the next five years.
NATIONAL :
Oil Marketing Companies to set up refineries
Monday, July 27 2009
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs), is to set up oil refineries in the country to make up for the short fall in the capacity of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).
(GOMOA-POMADZE) GOMOA EAST :
Sports men urged to be discipline
Monday, July 27 2009
A Canadian Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Christopher Gillespie has advised Ghanaian sportsmen and women to let discipline, hard work and Gods-fears guide them in all their dealings.
(AGONA NSABA) AGONA EAST :
NDC should not politicise mass cocoa exercise- Party activist
Monday, July 27 2009
The Agona East Constituency Organiser of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Emmanuel Tetteh-Danyo has cautioned District Chief Executives (DCEs) and party functionaries to desist from sacking and dissolving cocoa spraying gangs in order to ensure the smooth running of the exercise.
BOLGATANGA :
Bolgatanga main water pipe line in state of deterioration
Monday, July 27 2009
The main water pipe lines and underground tributaries that supply water to Bolgatanga Municipality is in a state of deterioration.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
US medical team to visit Ghana in September
Monday, July 27 2009
A team of medical doctors from the US will arrive in the country in September, to carry out various surgeries at the Apam Catholic Mission Hospital, in the Central Region.
(TESHIE) LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR :
Teshie Local Council unites members through health walk
Monday, July 27 2009
The Local Council of Churches at Teshie in Greater Accra organised a health walk to raise funds and improve upon the physical well being of members.
(EKUMFI-NANABIN) MFANTSIMAN :
Library built in honour of President Mills and family
Monday, July 27 2009
A Japanese company, African Trust Tokyo, has constructed a 60,000 US-dollar children library in honour of President John Evans Atta Mills and his family at Ekumfi-Nanabin in the Central Region.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East Region to get more latrines
Monday, July 27 2009
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) is constructing 1,200 latrines in 10 communities in the Upper East Region at the cost of GH¢3,666, 935.00.
ATWIMA MPONUA
:Two die in accident.
Monday, July 27 2009
Two people died on the spot on Saturday night when a Benz bus with registration number GE 5108 Z crashed into a truck with registration number UE 1258 C between Anyinam and Enyiresi.
NATIONAL:
Government to review taxes on food imports
Monday, July 27 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama noted that government will in the near future review taxes and duties that were taken off some food imports in order to allow local farmers to compete.
WA :
Land owners of Wa Polytechnic are agitating for compensation
Monday, July 27 2009
Members of the Wa Polytechnic Board have expressed concern bout the delay in the payment of compensation to landowners whose lands were acquired by government for the establishment ofthe academic facility.
ACCRA :
Government to spur growth of businesses
Monday, July 27 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama  has assured captains of industry that government would implement appropriate policies and strategies to create a conducive environment to spur the growth of businesses.
WA :
Quality public education is non-negotiable – GNAT
Monday, July 27 2009
The Deputy General Secretary of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr John Nyoagbe has noted that the provision of quality public education for children in Ghana is non-negotiable.
KMA
: Housemistress dismissed.
Monday, July 27 2009
The headmistress of the Victory Senior High School in Kumasi, Madam Jennifer Kwakye, has been sacked.
(Mc Carthy Hill) Ga West
:Brutal murder
Monday, July 27 2009
The Managing Director of Summit Industries Limited, Mr Kwame Kyei Apenteng-Mensah, was on Saturday allegedly murdered by unknown assailants in his room at his McCarthy Hill apartment.
NATIONAL
:160 to go home.
Monday, July 27 2009
Reports gathered indicate that 160 National Security personnel reportedly employed between 2001 and 2008 have been penciled for dismissal and 70 of them were given their termination of appointment letters last week.
AMA
:Substance abusing increasing
Monday, July 27 2009
The Deputy Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Ablekuma South Sub-metro Education Office, Mrs Belinda Agyepong-Bekoe, has expressed concern over the high level of substance abuse among junior high school (JHS) students in fishing communities along the coast.
NATIONAL
: Case not done yet
Monday, July 27 2009
The Attorney Generals Department and the Ministry of Justice has stated that it will go into the case of release of the two convicted persons Alhaji Issah Abass and Mr. Kwabena Amaning, aka Tagor, last Friday by the Appeal court.
KMA
: Assembly to get tough on landlords
Monday, July 27 2009
A number of landlords in Kumasi are converting places of convenience and bathrooms in their houses into bedrooms for renting.
AKUAPEM NORTH
:Snake men in battle
Monday, July 27 2009
The two young men who allegedly turned into snakes in a quest to get rich overnight, are said to be in a fierce battle over who led the other to the shrine of Nana Ogya at Aburi New-Town in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ishmael Addo axed in India
Monday, July 27 2009
Ghanaian striker Ishmael Addo has been released by Indian top-flight side East Bengal after just one season at the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts crowned Champions
Monday, July 27 2009
There was enough pomp in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, as Hearts of Oak lifted the first Glo Premier League trophy.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty in Wafu Cup
Monday, July 27 2009
The Ghana Football Association has dismissed reports that Liberty
Professionals’ participation in revamped Wafu club championship was down to favoritism on the part of the sport body.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston warned to fit
Monday, July 27 2009
Laryea Kingston has been told to stay on his feet throughout the season if he is to have an impact on Hearts’ campaign.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Oly hold stakeholders meeting
Monday, July 27 2009
Accra Great Olympics Football Club would hold its stakeholders meeting at the SSNIT Guest House in Accra on Tuesday, July 28 at 5.30 p.m.
AMA
:Four killed
Monday, July 27 2009
Four armed robbers have been killed in two separate robbery incidents in Accra while one L/C Awuley Lartey, who was among the “Operation Calm Life” team, sustained a severe injury on his forehead.
(KOKROBITE) GA SOUTH
:School supported with five thousand dollars
Monday, July 27 2009
Teaching and Learning materials worth five thousand dollars have been donated to the Dampase L/A Primary School at Kokrobite in the Gt. Accra region.
AMA
:Two loose their sight.
Monday, July 27 2009
Two psychiatric nurses who were attacked by patients of the Accra Psychiatric hospital have gone blind in one eye, hospital authorities said in Accra.
CAPE COAST
:Fishermen to demonstrate
Monday, July 27 2009
Fishermen across the country’s coast are angry with government over the shortage of premix fuel and have threatened to hit the streets next month.
NATIONAL
:NIA former boss disappointed
Monday, July 27 2009
The former CEO of the National Identification Authority, Prof Ken Attafuah has expressed his disappointment about his removal from office by the president.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to go local
Monday, July 27 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak’s first choice of coach should be a local, according to club vice chairman Frank Nelson.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Asamoah and Oppong for Turkey
Monday, July 27 2009
Samed Oppong of King Faisal will travel with Asante Kotoko’s Alex Asamoah by the end of next week to Turkey where a top club side is ready with an offer for the two strikers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Obama WC invite confirmed today
Monday, July 27 2009
Fifa president Sepp Blatter intends to invite US President Barack Obama to the 2010 World Cup personally when the two meet at the White House today.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei begins Twente training
Monday, July 27 2009
Ghana youth international striker Ransford Osei will begin training Dutch side Twente Enschede on Monday two weeks after signing for the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko ready for Adamu return
Monday, July 27 2009
Eleven Wise defender Adamu Mohammed could make a return to Asante Kotoko after the dethroned champions tabled a bid for his services.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Unification is my target now
Monday, July 27 2009
Joseph Agbeko - International Boxing Federation (IBF) Bantamweight Champion has said that his major target now is to unify all titles in his weight division.
PRU :
Assembly projects abondoned
Monday, July 27 2009
Over 90 percent of development projects initiated by the Pru District Assembly during the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) regime have either been uncompleted and abondoned or were not started at all, the Pru District Chief Executive (DCE), r Masawud Mohammed, has said.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU:
Aveyime rice hits market next month
Monday, July 27 2009
The Managers of the Aveyime Rice Project, Prairie Volta Limited, will by the end of next month introduce two brands of their first product.
WA:
Teachers upgrade skills
Monday, July 27 2009
The Ghana National Association of Teachers and the Canadian Teachers Federation joint in-service training programme is expected to benefit 600 teachers and educational administrators from the northern sector this year.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Monday, July 27 2009
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, July 27, 2009.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Support security agencies to fight crime – DCOP Timbillah
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Patrick Timbillah, has appealed to the public to support security agencies in the fight against violent crime in the country.
     

(KUMASI) KMA :
Ghanaians warned against keeping monies at home
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Ashanti Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Patrick Timbillah has advised Ghanaians against keeping huge sums of money at home.

(PWALUGU) TALENSI-NABDAM:
Northern Star Tomato Factory faces imminent collapse
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC), an advocacy group has warned that the Northern Star Tomato Factory (NSTF) risks imminent collapse, unless tomato production is stepped up to meet processing requirements.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Nkrumah’s centenary tree-planting exercise reaches Ashanti Region
Tuesday, July 28 2009

Thirty million tree-seedlings have so far been planted since the exercise began five months ago to commemorate the centenary birthday of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana’s first President.

(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Magistrate supervises demolition of Akpeteshie spot
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Magistrate of Wamfie District Court in the Dormaa-East District, Mr Kaakyire Atta-Owusu has supervised the demolition of two local gin (akpeteshie) spots at Wamfie.

(CASTLE) AMA :
Ghanaians should stop looking at issues through NDC, NPP lenses – Veep
Tuesday, July 28 2009

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called on Ghanaians to stop looking at serious development issues through the lenses of  the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party. 

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Minister gives assurance to investors
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Eastern Regional Minster, Hon. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo has assured investors of government’s commitment to provide an enabling environment to promote investment, especially in the tourism sector.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
AIDS Commission warns NGO’s
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), has warned that it would penalize any Organization that misappropriates funds meant for campaigns in reducing the spread and stigma of the HIV/AIDS disease.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Review the use of prepaid meters in hospitals - Minister
Tuesday, July 28 2009

The Eastern Regional Minster, Hon. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has called for a review of the use of pre-paid meters by hospitals that administered anti-retroviral drugs to ensure their efficacy.

(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Armed robbers attack Agapet Filling Station
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Four suspected armed robbers on Monday attacked Agapet filling station located at the outskirts of Dormaa-Ahenkro and took away GH¢C 4,000  and three mobile phones belonging to the staff.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Parents urged to pay attention to wards - Director
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Akuapim South Municipal Director of Education, Mrs Stella Nanor has urged parents and guardians to pay serious attention to the education of their wards so that they could grow to become useful citizens.
(Mc Cathy hill) Ga West
: Police console family.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP Rose Bio Atingah, has visited the family of the murdered businessman, Kwame Kyei Appenteng-Mensah, to console them over the gruesome murder of their kin.
EAST AKIM :
Okyenhene calls for halt in illegal mining activities
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has called for a halt in illegal mining activities in Akyem Abuakwa, particularly within the environs of Kyebi, Asikam, Akanten, Kobriso and Pano.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
MiDA to facilitate Ghana’s agricultural transformation
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin has said one of the key supports of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), was the provision of community services to facilitate agricultural transformation.
NATIONAL :
Anna Bossman to step down
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr Emile Francis Short will resume office on Monday, August 3.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH
: Chief summons ritual boys.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Nana Sakyi Amako I, Chief of Sakyikrom near Nsawam in the Eastern Region, where two young men allegedly turned into African pythons, last Sunday summoned the two others and their employer, a certain Mr. Afum, to explain to him and his elders how their colleagues were transformed into ’snakemen’.
NATIONAL :
GMA rejects pay Increment
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has rejected the proposed seven per cent increment by government for the health sector, and described it as an “insignificant increment”.
(MARFUKROM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
United Farmers Association embarks on tree planting exercise
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Patron and Founder of United Farmers Association at Marfukrom near Coaltar, Mr Courage Kwaku Amuzu has called on farmers to plant trees in their communities and along river banks to prevent the water bodies from drying up.
NATIONAL
: President Mills on tour
Tuesday, July 28 2009
President J.E.A. Mills will from Tuesday July 28, begin a tour of the Western and the Brong-Ahafo regions.

BAWKU
: Curfew renewed.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Minister of the Interior has by executive instrument renewed the curfews imposed in the Bawku Municipality and Gushegu Township and their immediate environs for another one week with effect from Monday.
AFIGYA KWABRE
: Grand durbar to honor Mrs Rawlings
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly is to hold a grand durbar to honour some illustrious citizens of the area, whose singular efforts and invaluable contributions led to both the creation and steady progress of the district.
AFIGYA KWABRE
: DCE goes on tour
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Mr. Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku,Afigya-Kwabre District Chief Executive (DCE), has been touring communities in the district to acquaint himself with problems confronting the people.

NATIONAL
: Veep advices Ghanaians against partisanship
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Monday asked Ghanaians to stop looking at serious development issues through the lenses of  the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party.
NATIONAL
: SSNIT takes its turn.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), on Monday admitted that the trust gave GH¢10 million as loan to the African Union Development Consortium Limited (AUDCL) for the construction of 30 mansions at Ridge in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Awako keen on move abroad
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Hearts of Lions midfielder Gladson Awako is hoping for a deal at French Ligue 1 side Monaco.
DORMAA
: Convict gets more years.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Abdul Razak, a convict who escaped from lawful custody while awaiting to be transported to Sunyani to serve his prison sentence is to suffer additional jail term upon his re-arrest.
NATIONAL
: Create fund for education
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Dr Audrey Gadzekpo, a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, has suggested the need for a special fund to be created from the  dividends of the oil find to improve access to quality education.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Caf selects local officials
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The African football governing body, Caf, has selected Ghanaian match officials to handle a Confederation Cup match on August 1.
KWAHU WEST
: Assembly refuses to pay debt.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Mr Alex Somuah Obeng, Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Monday said he would not approve payment of the assembly’s debt of GH¢ 1,250,000.00 incurred by the previous administration without proper documents on it.
KMA
: GHC 4000 for informants
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police Command is giving 4,000 Ghana cedis as a reward to informants who provided the police with some vital information that the police say has been useful in their fight against crime.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Black Bombers qualify for World
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Seven members of the national amateur boxing team, the Black Bombers have qualified for the 15th AIBA World Championship slated for Milan, Italy in September.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty draw with Sunshine
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Liberty Professionals improved their chances of advancing in the West African Football Union(Wafu) tournament after earining a 3-3 draw with Nigerian side Sunshine Stars in Akure on sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jibril focusing on Hearts for now
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Tawrick Jibril says he is staying at Accra Hearts of Oak as far as he is aware.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Puel pushing for Mensah exit
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Lyon coach Claude Puel is pushing for the French club to offload Ghanaian defender John Mensah before the start of the season.
TEMA
: Four robbers arrested.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Buffalo Unit of the Tema Police has arrested four robbers who were attempting to break into a warehouse at the industrial area.
NATIONAL
: Lets modernise agric- Veep
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama said on Monday that modernisation of Agriculture was crucial to reduce poverty, boost food production and facilitate the country’s industrialisation drive.
NATIONAL
:60 percent of guns go to robberies
Tuesday, July 28 2009
“Guns are now so cheap that one can obtain a locally manufactured gun for as low as Ghc20 and above,” says Dr. Kwesi Aning, a security analyst.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN
: Life imprisonment for charcoal burner
Tuesday, July 28 2009
A 45-year-old charcoal burner, Samuel Demo,has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Koforidua High court for the attempted robbery of a filling station and possession of a narcotic drug.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Telfer seeks Swedish deal
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Ghana starlet David Telfer has arrived in Växjö and begun training with a Swedish third division side Osters IF.
OBUASI
: Municipal worried about school dress code
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Executive Committee of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly has taken serious view of the improper manner some students of senior high schools in the municipality dress to school.    
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN
: Boy knocked down to death
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Joshua Wiredu, a 13-year-old boy, was killed on Friday when a Nissan pick-up with registration number GN 3258 Y knocked him down at Okorase near Koforidua.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah confident of Panathinaikos deal
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Jonathan Mensah could get his dream move to Europe this season after having trials at Greek giants Panathinaikos and is confident they will offer him a deal.
DORMAA-AHENKRO :
Bicycle repairer jailed
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Yaw Kumi, a 19-year-old bicycle repairer at Yawkrom who broke a one-year bond imposed by Dormaa Circuit Court and committed two crimes in a day has been jailed for fours years in hard labour by the court.
(AGORTIME-KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Internet not replacement for books
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Mr Elikem Tamakloe, Acting Volta Regional Director of the Ghana Library Board, has said the emergence of the internet cannot preclude the importance of books as the prime source of knowledge.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Children need animal source foods for development
Tuesday, July 28 2009
A senior lecturer at the Nutrition and Food Science Department of the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Sekyi Dawson, has advised parents to often supplement their children’s diet with animal source foods for them to grow better physical and mentally.
BOLGATANGA :
GMA asks government to implement MOU or else------
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has appealed to the government to as a matter of urgency implement the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by it and the Ministry of Health in May 2009 or else they would advise themselves.
TECHIMAN :
Man arrested for murdering his brother
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Wia Kontonaa Seidu, a 40-year-old farmer at Aworopataa, has been placed in prison custody for allegedly murdering his junior brother.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Group raises concern about worsening political division
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Democracy and Freedom Alliance, a political pressure group, has expressed concern about what it describes as the worsening political division of the country, and urged the Government to address the situation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
More local games on TV
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Ghana Football Association president Kwesi Nyantekyie is advocating more local exposure on other television stations for the local league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah shocked by Lyon exit claims
Tuesday, July 28 2009
John Mensah says he is shocked by reports that Olympique Lyon want to offload him before the start of the French season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barusso in Brescia talks
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Ahmed Barusso is in talks with Brescia over a possible loan move to the Italian Serie B side.
NATIONAL :
Improved accommodation for police soon
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Vice President John Mahama has reiterated government’s commitment at improving the welfare of police personnel in the country to enable them perform their duties efficiently.
(ASEKYE-KRUKESE) NKORANZA NORTH :
Be careful those you take as advisers - Chief
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Nana Poku Dankonto II, Chief of Asekye-Krukese in the Nkoranza North District, has stated that the success of personalities in leadership positions largely depends on their advisors and staff.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA :
Asikuma District to award 64 best teachers
Tuesday, July 28 2009
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), is to honour 64 teaching and non-teaching staff of the service for their hard work and dedication to duty.
ACCRA :
Water pollution responsible for high water tariffs – AVRL
Tuesday, July 28 2009
General Manager, Customer Care of Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL), Mr. Daniel Muomaalah, said high water tariffs in the country was largely due to the high cost of water treatment as a result of high level of pollution in the country’s water bodies.
ACCRA :
Women have the right to bail - Okudzeto
Tuesday, July 28 2009
Mr. Sam Okudzeto, a barrister at law, said that it was wrong for anyone to prevent women from endorsing bail bonds.
HOHOE :
Controversy rages as siblings’ bodies are discovered in dugout.
Wednesday, July 29 2009
There’s public outcry over the manner in which the bodies of two siblings were hurriedly buried after they were found lifeless in a dugout at New Koloenu near Hohoe.
HOHOE :
"Jujuman" sends policeman crushing to the ground
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Police Chief Inspector Ben Asiamah, in-charge of Golokwati Police Station is receiving prayers at the Messiah Mission Prayer Camp at Gbi-Atabu near Hohoe when a suspect he and his colleagues had gone to arrest allegedly struck him down with “juju.”
ACCRA :
GJA to upgrade skills of journalists
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Unilever Ghana and the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) would hold workshops for journalists in August on Business and Economic reporting.
(AWOROWA) TECHIMAN :
Council chairman calls for more revenue mobilisation
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Chairman of Aworowa Town council, Nana Frempah Quarshie has urged revenue collectors to redouble efforts to mobilize more revenue for the accelerated development of the area.
(BANDA AHENKRO) TAIN :
Banda chiefs not happy about exclusion from Bui Board
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Banda Traditional Council, has expressed worry that it has no representation on the Board for the Bui Power Authority (BPA), which was inaugurated by the Minister of Energy Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei last week.
(GOMOA OGUAN) GOMOA WEST :
MiDA rehabilitates schools in Gomoa West
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin has inaugurated two schools it rehabilitated at Gomoa Oguan and Beadze both in the Gomoa West
District.
(KUMASI) KMA :
PMs urged to be alive to their responsibilities
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Presiding Members (PMs) of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, have been urged to be alive to their responsibilities to ensure the development of their areas of jurisdiction.
(POANO) BEKWAI :
Man, 40, arrested for possessing Indian hemp
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Ashanti Regional Police Command has apprehended Kwadwo Boadu, a 40-year-old farmer, for allegedly possessing large quantities of dried leaves believed to be Indian hemp.
 
ACCRA :
AVRL, GWCL assures public of water supply
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Managements of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) and Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL) have assured the public that there was no cause for alarm despite the brief shut down of two of the three water treatment plants at Weija Water Works.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Presidency commends police for clamp-down on armed robbers
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Executive has given thumbs-up to the Ghana Police Service for the recent clampdown on armed robbers, in response to government’s aspiration to improve on the national security situation.
 
NATIONAL
: PURC backs
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Public Utility and Regulation Commission (PURC) has asked public electricity consumers not to pay any accumulated bill that is presented them by the power providers.
NATIONAL :
Ghana develops strategy to fight swine flu
Wednesday, July 29 2009
As part of Ghana’s preparedness to address an outbreak of AH1N1 popularly known as swine influenza, a communication strategic lan has been developed to ensure effective and efficient co-ordination between stakeholders in the event of the epidemic.
NATIONAL
: Enquiry commission adjourns meetings
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Presidential Enquiry Commission probing the Ghana at 50 activities on Tuesday adjourned its sitting till next Tuesday, August 4, to enable all regional and district coordinating councils to adequately prepare before testifying.
ACCRA :
Minister for Education inaugurates GIJ and IPS councils
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Minister of Education, Hon. Alex Tettey-Enyo has indicated that although tertiary education system has made strides it is still confronted with challenges including limited access and inequity.
ABURA ASEBU KWAMANKESE
: District makes strides
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly, has collected GHC 87,764.43 last year thus exceeding the projected target of GHC66, 180 by 33 percent.
NATIONAL
: Government advised.
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Government has been asked to tackle the problems plaguing the country’s fishing communities with a sense of urgency so as not to further aggravate the living conditions of the people.
NATIONAL
: Veep appeals to Italy
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Vice President John Dramani Mahama has appealed to the Italian authorities to review its draconian immigration law on illegal immigrants.
   
TEMA
: TOR gives more assurance
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) says it is close to securing a deal that will ensure that it gets crude oil.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
GPRTU appeals to government to repair the Nsuta–Boposo road
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Vice Chairman of the Boposo Branch of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Mohammed Aboagye has appealed to the Ghana Highway Authority to repair the five-kilometre Nsuta-Boposo road in the Sekyere Central District.
AMA
: Court orders release of passport
Wednesday, July 29 2009
An Accra Circuit Court has released the passport of wife of former Information Minister, Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, after her lawyer filed a review of the bail conditions.
(TAKORADI) STMA
: Inter district festival of arts held.
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, the Western Regional Minister, has said cultural education of the youth could be potent if teachers and parents are able to assist them to develop their writing, painting, science as well as technology skills.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
19 players for Player Status Committee
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Nineteen players have been requested to appear before the Player Status Committee of the Ghana Football Association at its hearing on Thursday, July 30.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boateng wants Getafe switch
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng says a move to Spanish side Getafe will help him secure a place in the Black Stars.
(ASSIN FOSO) ASSIN NORTH
: Teen rapes teen
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Philip Attah, an 18-year-old telephonist, has been remanded in police custody by a circuit court in Cape Coast for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old junior high school student at Mepeasem, a suburb of Assin-Foso.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien vows to make up for lost time
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Michael Essien has vowed to make up for lost time in the new season after admitting his injury frustration has made him a better player.
TEMA
: Man rapes woman for refusing love proposal
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Tema Circuit Court ‘A’ has remanded into prison custody an 18-year-old unemployed for raping a 19-year-old hairdresser-apprentice.c
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Charlton happy to keep Dickson
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Charlton Athletic boss Phil Parkinson says he is happy to keep Ghana international, Chris Dickson after Gillingham made a bid for the striker.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Barusso joins Brescia on loan
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Ghana midfielder Ahmed Barusso completed an expected loan move to Serie B side Brescia on Tuesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars set to play Zambia
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Ghana Football Association has confirmed that it has agreed to play southern African giants Zambia in a friendly in London next month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kayserispor target Ghana duo
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Turkish side Kayserispor have penciled down two Black Stars strikers; Manuel Junior Agogo and Joetex Asamoah Frimpong to solve their goal-scoring problems.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Faisal to appoint foreign coach
Wednesday, July 29 2009
King Faisal have stated their preference for a foreign coach with the departure of Brit coach Steve Polack at the end of the season.
LOWER MANYA KROBO
: Assembly takes stock
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Lower Manya Krobo District Assembly collected GHC 90,186.84 as at June out of the projected annual budget estimate of GHC 257,398 as the internally generated revenue.
KWAHU WEST
: New presiding member elected
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal Assembly on Wednesday reelected Mr Agyenim Boateng as the Presiding Member for a second term.
CAPE COAST
: PANAFEST below expectation
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Exhibitors at the 2009 PANAFEST Expo/Bazaar at the Jubilee (Victoria) Park in Cape Coast have complained about low sales and attributed this to low publicity given to the event this year.
(TAKORADI) STMA
: Western is rich
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, the Western Regional Minister, has said though the region is endowed with lots of natural resources which holds the key to the economic breakthrough of the country, it lacks behind in terms of socio-economic infrastructure.
(TAKORADI) STMA
:Lands to be reclaimed
Wednesday, July 29 2009
President John Atta Mills has said the government would re-possess all the large tracts of land that had been acquired by foreigners within the catchments area of the oil discovery.
NATIONAL
: Is money being wasted on embassies
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Some Ghanaians in the Czech Republic have advised the government functionaries in charge of the embassies abroad to be mindful of the persons they post to the embassies abroad especially to the Czech Republic.
TEMA:
550 Million dollars for Tema Port
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Nestor Galley, Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has revealed that an amount of $550 million will be required to give the Tema Port a facelift which will commence in the very near future.
(FUMESUA) EJISU JUABEN :
CRI launches shea nut and ground nut sheller machines
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Crops Research Institute (CRI), with assistance from the Peanut Collaborative Research Support Programme (CRSP), and funding by the USAID and ACDI/VOCAR, has manufactured simple hand machines for use by farmers to shell ground nuts and shea nuts.
ACCRA :
Ghana and EU launch cultural promotion initiative
Wednesday, July 29 2009
Ghana and the European Commission (EC) jointly launched the third Cultural Initiatives Support Programme (CISP) to offer small grants to support the development of artists and arts and cultural organisations to enable them to contribute to the growth of the national economy.
(ODUMASE KROBO) :
Krobo Odumase launches beads festival
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The first Ghana International Beads Festival scheduled to take place in October has been launched at Odumase Krobo with a call on all stakeholders from both the private and public sectors to come together to take a serious look at the beads industry and find a way of addressing the numerous challenges confronting it.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Survey shows teenagers between 11 and 14 are sexually active
Wednesday, July 29 2009
A survey conducted in the Birim Central Municipality and the Birim South District in six communities by Herald Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO), shows that about 10 percent of teenagers between the ages of 11 and 14 are sexually active.
APAM :
DCE demands account on public toilets
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The District Chief Executive for Gomoa West, Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has called on town councils in the district entrusted with the management of public toilets to account for tolls collected from the use of the facility.
(APRADANG) KWAHU WEST :
MCE calls for unity
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Kwahu West Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Alex Somoah Obeng, has urged people in the municipality to put last year’s general elections behind them and unite as one people and support the government to implement its development agenda.
HOHOE:
Government set to resolve pre-mix fuel hitch
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The National President of the Pre-Mix Fuel Committee has given the assurance that government is streamlining the sector to remove all bottlenecks that hitherto acted against the smooth operation of the Committee.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Goods clearing to be made easy
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cargo Groupage Container, a German-based Freight Handling Company, has appealed to the government to make clearing of goods at Ghanaian ports easy.
SUNYANI:
Regional Lands Commission inaugurated
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Minister of Lands and Mineral Resources, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has called for attitudinal change on the part of the staff of reconstituted regional land commissions to ensure the success of the reforms in the land sector.
WA:
Ghana makes gains in Guineaworm fight
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Ghana Health Service has reported a drastic reduction in guinea worm cases in the country over the past three years.
NATIONAL:
ECG worried over PURC directive
Wednesday, July 29 2009
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says a directive by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) that consumers can refuse to pay utility bills accumulated over 12 months can have serious implications for the company.
TAMALE:
NYEP Co-ordinators sacked
Wednesday, July 29 2009
District Co-ordinators of the National Youth Employment Programme in the Northern Region were on Wednesday asked to leave office.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
One driver in Adawukwa accident dies on admission
Thursday, July 30 2009
Fredrick Agbo, the driver of the Golf Salon vehicle that had a head-on collision with another private car at Adawukwa, near Gomoa Okyereko, on Sunday, is reported dead at the Winneba Government Hospital.
(ASONA) KWAHU WEST :
Farmers demonstrate against SONITRA
Thursday, July 30 2009
Hundreds of angry farmers, whose crops were destroyed more than a year ago during the construction of a 15-kilometre by-pass near Nkawkaw, on Wednesday demonstrated against SONITRA Construction Limited over the non-payment of compensation.
NATIONAL :
Cocoa Board releases over GH¢21 million for cocoa bonuses
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Ghana Cocoa Board says it has released an amount of the GH¢21,228,637.11 (Twenty One million, Two Hundred and Twenty Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Thirty Seven Ghana Cedis, Eleven Ghana Pesewas) for the payment of the second tranche of bonuses to cocoa farmers for the 2007/2008 crop year.
KWAHU NORTH :
Ghana Library Board embarks on mobile library project
Thursday, July 30 2009
 The Ghana Library Board has embarked on a mobile library project, to give access to children in rural and remote areas in Atiwa and the Kwahu North districts in the Eastern Region.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Central University student defrauds US citizen
Thursday, July 30 2009
23-year-old student of the Central University College in Accra has been arrested by the Police for allegedly defrauding a 71-year-old American, Lloyd Mutinsky, of thousands of dollars.
NATIONAL :
PURC Dares ECG And NED
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has challenged the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Northern Electricity Department (NED) of the Volta River Authority over methods being adopted by the energy companies to recover debts from customers.
NATIONAL :
Hold Government In Check - Prez
Thursday, July 30 2009
President John Atta Mills has repeated his call on the Ghanaian electorate to constantly draw the government’s attention to its weaknesses and shortcomings.
AHANTA WEST
: Assembly angry with Globacom
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Ahanta West District  Assembly is battling telecommunications giant, Globacom , over  the indiscriminate mounting of masts on its soils without following due process.
BOLGATANGA
: Assembly makes profit
Thursday, July 30 2009

The Bolgatanga  Municipal Assembly have realised a revenue of GH¢211,416.52 during the first half of the year, as against a projected revenue of GH¢137,880, Mr. Epsona Harry Ayamga, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has said.

MAMPONG :
Man goes in 12 months for stealing food seller’s cash
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Nsuta Circuit Court presided over by Mr Kofi Nyantey Akuffo, has sentenced Kofi Appiah, 20, to 12 months imprisonment for stealing GH¢45.00 belonging to a food seller.
ELLEMBELE
: Nzema Akropong people appeal to government.
Thursday, July 30 2009

The Chief and people of Nzema Akropong, a farming community in the Ellembele District of the Western Region which was recently hit by severe floods, have appealed to the government to resettle them.

(DERMA) TANO SOUTH :
Man beheads son for juju
Thursday, July 30 2009
Residents of Ankaase, a farming community near Derma in the Brong Ahafo Region, were shocked to the marrow last Tuesday July 28, 2009, following the gruesome murder of a 14-year-old boy by his father for money ritual.
GA EAST
: 2500 students to be displaced.
Thursday, July 30 2009

Developers who have encroached on the land of Experimental Basic School branch of the West Africa Secondary School at Adenta in Ga East district have slated the name of a member of the Ga East municipal assembly as the leader  in the encroachment of the schools land.

KMA
: Bishop reacts to story.
Thursday, July 30 2009


Bishop Daniel Obinim, Founder and General Overseer of International God’s Way Church in Kumasi has denied media reports suggesting that his wife Florence has deserted him.

NEW JUABEN
: Municipal assisted.
Thursday, July 30 2009
Furniture worth 3500 dollars have been donated to the New Juaben municipal assembly to support the assemblies’ library project.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah attracts Fiorentina
Thursday, July 30 2009
Italian Serie A side Fiorentina are preparing to make a bid for Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah before the summer transfer window shuts on 31 August, according to reports.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
MTN Soccer Academy to be launched
Thursday, July 30 2009
The 2009 edition of Ghana’s first football reality show, the MTN Soccer Academy, will be launched in Accra this Friday August 31.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Saban Quaye quits Hearts
Thursday, July 30 2009
Saban Quaye has announced his departure from Hearts of Oak’s backroom staff as team manager citing death threats from the fans.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hertha Berlin reject Ayew
Thursday, July 30 2009
Ghana Under-20 captain Andre Dede Ayew failed to impress officials of German Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin and has been refused an offer after playing in the club’s final pre-season friendly last night against FC Lubars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts slam Duncan, Middendorp reports
Thursday, July 30 2009
Accra Hearts of Oak say reports of a club approach for David Duncan and Ernst Middendorp as coach of the Phobians are wide off the mark, but they have revealed representatives of former King Faisal coach Steve Pollack are pitching their man for the job.
(KETE KRACHI) KRACHI WEST
: Hospital asked to repair nets
Thursday, July 30 2009

The Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr, Elias Sory has instructed the medical administrators of Kete-Krachi government hospital to immediately fix the treated mosquito bednets to the beds at the children’s ward of the hospital.

NATIONAL:
FDB fights alcohol misuse.
Thursday, July 30 2009

An official at the Food and Drugs Board (FDB), Mr Odamey Darkwa says political interference is making it difficult for the board to effectively deal with the problem of indecent alcohol advertising.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Antwi joins Ankaragücü
Thursday, July 30 2009
Ghana-born defender Godwin Antwi has agreed to join Turkish side Ankaragücü after being released by Liverpool this summer.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana League ranked 63rd
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Ghanaian Premier League has been rated 63rd in the world by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics in its first assessment for the year of the relative strengths of the various leagues.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
CK awaits national call
Thursday, July 30 2009
CK Akunnor has opened the way for a future national team coaching job by declaring he will only leave Wise if he is joining one of the nation’s set-ups.
BONGO:
Bongo District saddled with smuggling
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Bongo District Assembly is saddled with the problem of smuggling of petroleum products and fertilisers to neighbouring Burkina Faso, the District Chief Executive, Mr Clement Akugre Atia, has disclosed.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
NGOs launch campaign against HIV/AIDS
Thursday, July 30 2009
Four non-governmental organisations are to launch a programme in the Brong-Ahafo Region to reduce the prevalent rate of HIV/AIDS cases in communities.
NATIONAL:
Weak monitoring hindering iodised salt consumption
Thursday, July 30 2009
The absence of strict enforcement and effective monitoring have been identified as major hindrances to Ghana’s bid to achieving 90 percent household consumption of iodised salt.
NATIONAL:
Business community welcomes foreign initiative
Thursday, July 30 2009
Business entities engaged in productive sectors in the Ghanaian economy are qualified for partnerships with investors in the Diaspora, under the Bridge Investment Development (BID) program.
SUNYANI:
Newmont trains 14 apprentices
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Management of Ahafo Project of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited is to spend 17,000 dollars each on 14 apprentices to undertake a four-year training programme at its plant site at Kenyasi.
SAVELUGU/NANTON:
President nominates new DCE
Thursday, July 30 2009
President John Evans Atta Mills has nominated Alhaji Alhassan Yakubu as District Chief Executive of the Savelugu-Nanton District in the Northern Region.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Man, 23 jailed for defilement
Thursday, July 30 2009
Kwaku Oppong, a 23-year-old farmer has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment in hard labour by the Juaso Circuit Court for defiling a two-year-old girl at Agogo.
AHANTA WEST:
Ahantaman prepares to receive head of slain King.
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Ahanta Traditional Council in the Western Region has began feverish preparations to receive the head  of the late King Otumfo Badu Bonsu II, which had been in the Netherlands for the past 171 years.
(ASIKASU) DORMAA:
Dormaa celebrates tuberculosis day
Thursday, July 30 2009
This year’s tuberculosis day in the Dormaa Municipality has been launched at Asikasu No.1 near Dormaa-Ahenkro with a call on families to encourage their relatives who cough beyond two weeks to seek early medical attention.
(YAAKROM) DORMAA:
NGO builds classroom block for Yaakrom
Thursday, July 30 2009
Through the singular effort of a citizen of Yaakrom, a cocoa growing community in the Dormaa Municipality has benefited from a 20,000 Euro classroom block for its local Roman Catholic School.
KUMASI:
Barber jailed for defiling 10-year old girl
Thursday, July 30 2009
A 33-year-old barber, Kojo Poku, has been sentenced to 216 months in jail by a Kumasi Circuit Court for defiling a 10-year-old girl.
KUMASI:
University of Energy in the offing
Thursday, July 30 2009
The Ashanti Regional Minister has said it is the policy of the government to establish the School of Allied Science and University of Energy to create more access to students to pursue courses to improve the manpower needs of the country.
HO:
The Blind Association eyes joint business enterprises
Thursday, July 30 2009
Volta Regional President of the Ghana Association of the Blind, on Thursday urged its members to engage in joint business enterprises to attract financial support.
ACCRA:
SHS leavers idle at home
Thursday, July 30 2009
A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Samuel Ablakwa Okudzeto, says more than 100,000 Senior High School graduates idle at home annually, a trend that has to be reversed.
   
ACCRA:
Landlord jailed for harassing tenant
Thursday, July 30 2009
A landlord who threatened his tenant with death was on Wednesday sentenced to four years imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Misuse of funds major concern - Ampofo
Thursday, July 30 2009

The Eastern Regional Minister, Thursday expressed worry about the misuse of funds in the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s).

KUMASI:
Police sure of successful prosecution of open-air rapist
Friday, July 31 2009

Police in Kumasi say they have sufficient evidence to secure a conviction for the man who allegedly raped a 19-year-old girl in the full glare of the public.