Consumers of petroleum products especially petrol have been assured of constant supply in the next two weeks to put an end to the recent shortages and chaos at the petrol stations across the country.
Mr Franklin Anku, La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Monday presented 130 dual desks to two schools valued at GH¢ 16,250.
President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday stated that government would carry out its mandate and responsibilities in the society in spite of the economic challenges the country is experiencing.
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called on Mortgage institutions to partner government to provide sufficient housing units for government workers and other individuals.
The Kadjebi District Chief Executive (DCE) Mr. Jacob Alebinde Asogonnde has underscored the importance of harnessing the full potentials of women towards socio-economic development.
Over three hundred senior citizens in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region were treated to variety of activities to this year’s republic day.
Mr Peter Nketiah, Dormaa Central Municipal Budget Analyst, has advised Municipal, District and Metropolitan Assemblies (MMDAs) to be more accountable to the people to improve on revenue mobilisation.
Parliament yesterday passed the $156-million International Development Association (IDA) loan facility to finance the Ghana Secondary School Education Improvement Project, despite protestations from the Minority group.
The Birim North District Assembly has decided to construct a footbridge on River Pra at Abodom, a rural community in the district.
A local based Radio station, Lom Fm in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district has taken delivery of four (4) Multi Band Radio sets and have distributed them to its listener groups in Jilik and Naniik communities.
Representatives from 11 West and Central Africa countries are in Accra, Ghana, to attend the first International Maritime Organisations’ (IMO) regional workshop on "MARPOL Annex VI - Ship energy efficiency and technology transfer", from 2 to 4 July.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has given the government a 14-day ultimatum to resolve all their grievances, or they will hit the streets with a massive demonstration.
The Community Group of Hospitals has inaugurated a new 600 capacity mortuary and funeral home at Oda-Nkwanta in the Birim Central Municipality.
The Sissala-East District Assembly in the Upper West Region has confirmed the President’s nominee as their District Chief Executive (DCE), after living without one for almost three years.
The Akatsi North District Assembly is to place selected senior citizens on staff sub-committees at the district to ensure they impact the rich experiences they have gathered over the years on operations of the assembly.
The Kpone-Katamanso District Assembly (KKDA), between January and May this year, mobilized a total of GH¢ 1,114,231.34 into its Internally Generated Fund (IGF).
Mr. Cephas Torkornoo, the founder of Positive Ideas International Foundation (PIIF) has called for support for people with disability.
Togbe Bina Lawluvi VI, Paramount Chief of Ziope Tradional Area and Member of Council of State has cut sod for the commencement of construction of shopping mall at Ave-Dakpa in the Akatsi North District.
Parliament yesterday approved the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (2012-2020) (NACAP) for implementation.
The La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) has presented a quantity of asbestos roofing sheets to some residents who had their roofs ripped off in a recent rainstorm which hit Accra.
Senior citizens resident in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district have urged the assembly to consider in tapping the diversified and rich experiences they have gathered over the years to help in facilitating the development of the area.
Further to President John Dramani Mahama’s call for full review of Ghana’s participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil, the new Minister for Youth and Sports, Hon. Mahama Ayariga has set up a three member team to lead the review process.
Mr Seidu Abukari, Tolon District Chief Executive (DCE), in the Northern Region on Wednesday advised community members to participate in the Street Naming and Property Addressing Programme (SNPA) in the area.
A survey conducted by SEND-Ghana, has revealed that Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are dissatisfied with the fact that they have no representatives as signatories to the disability bank accounts opened by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
An emergency meeting of West African Health Ministers on the Ebola Virus disease has ended with a unanimous agreement to set up a fund of $10 million to support research into the disease which has claimed close to 500 lives in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
A grant of US$ 48.1 million from the International Development Association (IDA) would be made available to the Government of Ghana to improve the water supply situation in Accra and its environs.
The Afigya-Kwabre District Assembly has assumed responsibility for the payment of allowances to teachers at the Ahenkro Senior High School (SHS) to keep them going until the Finance and Economic Planning Ministry regularized their salaries.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Moses Asaga has confirmed plans by the government to remove subsidies on petroleum products.
Teacher absenteeism has decreased “drastically” in the North Dayi District between January and June this year, Mr John Kodzo Teku, District Director of Education has said.
No maternal death has been recorded in any of the health facilities in the Suhum Municipality as at the end of June 2014.
The Finance Minister Seth Terkper is likely to outline new measures to address revenue mobilization challenges currently facing the country when he presents the mid-year review of the 2014 budget.
Roads Continuous rainfalls have left a number of roads in Teshie in the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly unmotorable.
National Council for Tertiary Education freezes new programmes
The National Council for Tertiary Education has put a temporary freeze on the submission of new programmes for approval because of Government’s plan to convert polytechnics to technical universities.
The Ministry of Health has dismissed fears a fever case recorded at the Nyaho Clinic in Accra is the deadly Ebola virus.
Two time flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo is expected to storm the headquarters of the party today to file his nomination forms.
President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday appealed to Ghanaians to eschew pessimism and embrace positive thinking to accelerate the country’s development agenda.
The Community group of hospitals looks forwards to increasing the number of beds at the Community Hospital-Akim Oda to 150 by adding 50 more beds to existing ones.
President John Dramani Mahama, in his capacity as Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States, (ECOWAS), will be hosting leaders of the sub-region at a two-day summit in Accra, on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th July.
Reports indicate that the tests for the suspected deadly Ebola virus undertaken by the Nugochi Memorial Research Institute have proved negative.
Mr Frank Tetteh, Assemblyman for Nsakina, today appealed to the Feeder Roads Authority to re-gravel the 15-kilometre road that link Amasaman Township and its surrounding communities.
Residents of Ashongman Estates and the surrounding areas have acquired a new Police post to help consolidate the security systems in the Ga-East district.
The Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Collins Dauda has said a pre paid water system is “one of the most effective or efficient ways of getting revenue to make commercial State Owned Enterprises viable”.
The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District is looking forward to significantly improve educational infrastructure in schools with current projects it is embarking on.
Pencils of Promise (PoP), a for-purpose organization, has distributed 250 electronic readers to three basic schools in the Volta Region.
The Paramountcy of Ekumfi Traditional Area together with the Member of Parliament for the Area, Abeiku Crenstil is craving for support from the Ghana Highways Authority to upgrade three different roads in the constituency.
The DSTC Solar Training Centre is undertaking the training of 14 Ghanaians in grid-connected solar course in Accra.
Christian Agape Ministries Network, a group of pastors in the Volta Region, is to provide a platform for chiefs to acquire skills in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The course would be handled by an internationally recognised expert.
The Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly has handed over fourteen (14) educational structures it has completed to the Educational Directorate of the District.
About four hundred and fifty-seven senior citizens in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region have been commended for their selfless contributions to national development especially when in active service.
The 45th Ordinary Session of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and Government starts Thursday in Accra with the menace of Ebola virus expected to feature prominently on the agenda.
Floods caused by persistent rains, have disrupted academic work in a number of schools in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.
The Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy will cut its supply of drugs to health insurance service providers who depend on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to pay for their drugs effective August 1, 2014, Spokesperson for the Chamber, Ernest Owusu Aboagyen has said.
Alhaji Abdul-Basit Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister has blamed Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), as well as District Chief Executives (DCEs), in the Northern Region, for reneging their roles and responsibilities in curbing conflicts in the region.
The Amansie Central District Assembly has welcomed policy proposal by the New Minister designate for Lands and Natural Resources for a policy guideline to support confiscation of equipments used by illegal miners when he appeared at the vetting committee of Parliament.
The Nima Cluster of Schools has benefited from some 20 mono-desks furniture from Wisewater Foundation, meant to improve teaching and learning activities and enhance quality of education in the area.
West African leaders, at the end of the 45th ECOWAS Summit of Heads of State and Government in Accra on Thursday, have set up a fund to deal with the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in the sub-region.
Senior High Schools nationwide are likely to close down if government does not release grants in time.
A swarm of tens of thousands of Africanized "killer" bees went on a rampage in Begoro Apaa Junction, a small community in the Fanteakwa District, attacking several residents in the area.
The need to ensuring adequate school infrastructure to improve the quality of education in the Adansi North district is seriously being pursued by the Assembly as several school building projects are currently under-construction in some areas of the district.
Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper has described as unfortunate, the suggestion that efforts being made to address the present economic hardship are not effective enough.
Dr. Samuel Sarpong, the Ashanti Regional Minister in the company of Nana Fosu Kwadwe Abiri ll, chief of Jacobu and Benkumhene, Nana Ntiamoah Amankuo, Akwamuhene and Nana Adontenhene all of Bekwai Traditional Council have officially commissioned the 3-storey dormitory block for the Jacubu Senior High Technical School.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly says its administration is open for an immediate forensic auditing, over corruption allegations against the Mayor.
The government has released GHC 370 million to clear accumulated statutory payments.
Joseph Whittal, Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has appealed to health personnel in Ghana to re-consider frequent decisions to lay down their tools.
The road transport operators in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport have sanction a 15% increment in transport fares effective Monday, July 14.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed that the first tranche of subsidy payments to government assisted Senior High Schools (SHS) will be effected next week between July 14 and 19.
The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) have made a passionate appeal to the government to immediately release fertilizers to farmers to avert low crop yield this year and imminent food shortage in the country next year.
The newly elected President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Doku has paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Goaso Traditional Area – Nana Akwasi Bosomprah I to officially inform him about his election as the new President of NALAG.
Metro Mass Transit Ltd. has announced that it transport fares across the country would remain unchanged despite the 15% increment in transport fares.
More than 100 women in the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region have been trained in local business entrepreneurial skills to acquire knowledge in soap making, gari processing, tye and dye, oil palm extraction, palm kernel extraction among others.
Finance Minister Seth Terkper would this Wednesday present to parliament a midyear review of the 2014 budget.
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region has supplied over five hundred (500) dual desks to basic schools in the district.
National Electricity Companies in West Africa are seeking to establish a reliable power grid for the West African sub-region.
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has attributed the 23% increment in petroleum prices to the removal of the fuel subsidies, the prices of crude oil on the international market and the depreciation of the Ghana cedi.
The Keta Municipal Assembly has presented 10 motorbikes to the municipal education directorate for distribution to circuit supervisors for effective supervision of schools for better performance in education.
Some youth groups in 10 districts of the Northern Region have gained access to participating effectively in decision making to improve good governance in their assemblies.
A three-member committee set up by the Western Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to investigate Captain Anthony Cudjoe (rtd), Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, for misconduct has cleared him of any wrong doing, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, the Regional Minister, said on Monday.
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Greater Accra Regional Secretariat, on Monday warned that any commercial driver who charges more than the 15 per cent vehicle fare as announced would be suspended for three months.
The country’s Bulk Oil Distribution Companies (BDCs) have welcomed the removal of subsidies on petroleum products describing it as a move in the right direction.
Mr. Ibrahim Baidoo, Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive, on Monday cut sod to commence the construction of a single storey Compound Health Improvement Services (CHIPS) compound at Tsui Bloo, a suburb of Ashaiman.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Moses Asaga has called on Ghanaians to cooperate with government in the wake of the recent increase in petroleum products.
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG,) has engaged a Swedish company to produce 1000 megawatts of power using the environmentally friendly tidal wave technology.
The President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has urged all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to step up their internally generated funds to enable them speed up with their developmental projects.
One of the major concerns of residents in Dome and its surrounding areas in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region has to do with transportation.
Mr Julius Debrah, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has urged the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) Chief Executives to go beyond their mandates to ensure efficient and quality transport services in the country.
The Sapeliga community in the Bawku West District is one of 200 to benefit from the government’s 200 Community Day Senior High Schools, following a sod-cutting ceremony for commencement of works.
Most traders at Wa Central Market say they are selling at a loss as buyers are not patronising their goods due to increases in prices.
President John Dramani Mahama has nominated a former Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO), Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, as Minister for Trade and Industry.
Government will among other things, seek parliamentary approval to spend more despite missing first quarter GH¢ 5.7 billion revenue collections target set out in the 2014 budget.
The increases in fuel prices will in no way affect the operations of the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) Company Limited, the Managing Director of the company, Mr John Noble Appiah, has said.
Queenmothers of Asogli State on Tuesday honoured nine midwives of the Ho Municipal Hospital for their efforts at reducing maternal mortality.
Staffs of the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly were taken through a three day intensive training session on Information Communication Technology (ICT) to sharpen their skills in IT.
A recent survey has revealed that there is a high tendency that an average Ghanaian faced with a decision to purchase a car would certainly go in for Toyota.
Government has indicated that it would pursue only $1.5 billion out of $3 billion China Development Bank (CDB) loan facility which Ghana has been chasing for nearly four years.
President Mahama has publicly condemned the recent killing of Bimbila Chief, Naa Dasana Andani Abdulai II, as he promised to find the murderers.
Mr Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Wednesday held a meeting with the Executives of the Plastic Waste Management Programme, Ghana, to deliberate on how to expand plastic waste recycling plants.
The Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) and Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) in the region are to meet the President’s 18-month deadline on street naming.
Deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson has revealed that government will not cancel any of the projects which was supposed to be financed by the $3 billion China Development Bank (CDB) loan.
President John Mahama has warned the country’s ambassadors and high commissioners to uphold the dignity of Ghana wherever they find themselves.
Organised Labour has declared a one-day national protest and is asking all workers under the umbrella to boycott work on Thursday, 24th July, 2014.
The Garu-Tempane District Assembly has estimated to as a matter of urgency prosecute plans of expanding potable water system to several areas within its enclave to enhance the living conditions of residents in the district.
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) have been advised to show respect to traditional institutions in their respective areas to attract the needed support for development.
Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, has revealed that government would use its share of their Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) to procure thermal plants to boost the nation’s energy generation.
Finance minister Seth Tekper has admitted that certain decisions taken by government are to be blamed for the country’s current economic challenges.
The Trades Union Congress is asking Parliament not to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreements reached between ECOWAS and the European Union.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will no longer register new vehicles with no seatbelts for passengers.
This is the third time the biggest market centre in the Ashanti region has been reduced to ashes this year.
Mr. Bede Ziedeng, out-going Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed dissatisfaction at the abysmal performance of the Jirapa District Assembly in revenue mobilization.
The Mion District Assembly has together with the Business Advisory Centre train people who are into agro processing and agro industrial activities in the Mion district.
The Special Committee tasked by Parliament to investigate the Adjei Kojo demolition has exonerated the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) of any wrong doing.
The newly-created districts in the Upper West Region are faced with office and residential accommodation, electricity and personnel challenges, which are impacting negatively on their performance.
Government is appealing to Organised Labour to ‘’reconsider their decision’’ to protest and boycott work on Thursday, 24 July, 2014 and rather engage government constructively in a dialogue.
As part of efforts to facilitate the speedy implementation of the street-naming and the property addressing exercise, the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, is organizing a nationwide technical training workshop for all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
President John Dramani Mahama has presented relief items worth GH₵ 22,000 to flood victims in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.
The Ghana Police Service has cleared organized labour to demonstrate on Thursday against what workers say is the worsening economic conditions.
Trains across the country will be parked today as rail workers begin a nationwide strike to protest poor conditions of service.
The Ghana Education Service says it is not responsible for most of the labour agitations in the sector.
The District Chief Executive of the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region, James Gunu has acknowledged and appreciated the contributions of Gong beaters in the district in information dissemination.
Mr Ibrahim Baidoo, Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive, says the assembly would endeavour to complete the pilot street naming and property numbering on schedule for it to be replicated in other areas within the Municipality.
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has cut the sod for the construction of a 1.4 million-cedi two storey industrial basic school for Mexico School at Community Two.
The Chamba and Nakpayili Communities in the Nanumba North and Nanumba South districts have benefited from a pilot Community Day Care Centre projects initiated by ActionAid to offer special care for kids free of charge.
Some disgruntled youths living in the Manhean Electoral Area in the Ga West Municipality in Accra today demonstrated over the deplorable state of their roads.
The Drobonso community in the Sekyere Afram Plains District has been connected to the national grid. The extension of power to the community forms part of the rural electrification project to extend power to all communities in the country.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says an Accra High Court has ordered a yet-to-be-carried-outdemolishing of unauthorised structures and the removal of slums and heaps of refuse at ‘Akokofoto,’ Dansoman in Accra.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection will today disburse a total amount of Ghc 9,128,856 to 72,780 beneficiary households of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme in 100 districts in all the 10 regions of the country.
The Twifo Atti-Morkwa District has elected new executive officers for the local Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) with Mr Eugene Sapathy as the chairman.
The construction of two 7.5MVA, 34.5KV primary substations and their associated distribution lines at the cost of GH¢50.3million are currently underway at Kotokrom near Sunyani and Tamale in the Brong Ahafo and Northern Regions respectively.
The Asante Akim North District Assembly is making express move to deliver the quick construction of some Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre meant to generally assist in improving the health challenges in its domain.
President John Dramani Mahama on Monday charged his ministers to roll up their sleeves and get to work, as there is a lot of critical and urgent work to be done.
The Twifo Atti-Morkwa District Assembly Members has organised a Capacity Building on Leadership workshop for members of the Assembly with call on members to be serious in whatever leadership roles in their electoral areas.
As the central bank pins its hopes on the cocoa syndicated loan and Eurobond issuance to break the fall of the local currency, David Brocke, Director, Risk Assurance, of PwC, believes inflows from the two loans, estimated at US$3billion, will do little to assuage the pressure on the cedi.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya-Kwabre, Mr Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has urged the police to streamline its administration in the area to bring about greater operational efficiency.
The Konongo Municipal Assembly has initiated moves to engage with the private sector under the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) system to build more infrastructures in the municipality.
The re-construction of the bailey bridge on river Akra at Agona Swedru will be completed for use in August this year.
The Asante Akim Central Municipal Assembly has initiated moves to engage with the private sector under the Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) system to build more infrastructure in the municipality.
Gomoa Gyaman in the Gomoa East District in the Central Region is among the first 50 districts to benefit from the government’s programme to construct 200 community senior high schools (SHSs) across the country by 2016.
The Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress, Kofi Asamoah says attempts to frustrate the nationwide protests called by organised labour is most unfortunate and must be stopped.
Dr Samuel Sarpong, Ashanti regional minister has paid his maiden district tour to the Amansie Central District to familiarize himself with state of development and also have first hand information about the district.
The Pharmacy Department of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has been closed as staff protest a directive to three of their colleagues to proceed on compulsory leave.
The Sheanut and Soybean Suppliers Association of Tamale has expressed gratitude to the Nuts For Growth (N4G), a new nuts company that is being built in the Northern Region with the aim of creating more than 30,000 jobs.
Pregnant women in labour at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital at risk of life-threatening complications as the facility runs out of magnesium sulphate - an essential drug for stabilizing pre-eclampsia: a rare but severe condition that causes seizures during pregnancy
The Supreme Court has ordered the counsel for the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to file a statement of case for their defence within 14 days.
New Health Minister, Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, has suspended an earlier decision by his predecessor, Ms Sherry Ayttey to dismiss Rev. Albert Okpoti Botchwey as CEO of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The project to construct community day senior high school (SHS) in the Kwawu West Municipality has officially been handed over to the contractor.
A Wa Circuit court has remanded three police officers for allegedly abducting and defiling a minor in the Wa municipality.
Mr. Phillip Oppong Amponsah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman, has commissioned a six classroom block for the Methodist Primary school to reduce congestion and save the pupil life as the old school block/building was a dilapidated one
As Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) continue to explore avenue to create jobs for the teaming unemployed youth in their district, the Fanteakwa District has decided to provide opportunity for people to venture into rabbitry.
Thousands of workers across the country are massing up at designated points to protest what they say is the worsening economic situation.
The Appolonia Development Company in collaboration with Rendeavour have commissioned a newly refurbished Community Health Post at Appolonia, a community in the Kpone–Katamanso district in the Greater Accra region.
The issue of second hand clothing and used under-garment still lives with us and dominates our local markets in spite of all efforts to curb it from society. It is now a thorny issue that is conspicuously around us especially in our major markets and all points of sale.
The Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has presented the Senchi Report to the President at the Flagstaff House in Accra.
The Supreme Court has directed the Electoral Commission (EC) to stop running adverts of its impending national voter registration exercise scheduled to begin tomorrow.
A 1,500 gallon-capacity water reservoir has been secured for the people of Kwanwoma in the Atwima Kwawoma district.
President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday announced that government would soon launch a special initiative on roads to facilitate movement of goods and services within the country.
President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Dr. Gilbert Buckle, an internationally-recognized Public Health Physician, as the new Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, the new Eastern Regional Minister, has given a firm assurance that he would continue all programmes that the former minister initiated to ensure continuity and holistic development of the region
The completion of a small town water project at Dampong in the Asante-Akim South District has brought huge relief to the people in this predominantly farming community, after years of struggle with safe water supply.
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has given an ultimatum to businesses and individuals operating in the Metropolis, to pay up all outstanding permit fees on or before July 31.
Mr Gene Cretz, United States Ambassador in Ghana, has paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.
The Akatsi North District Assembly has been enrolled onto the Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) and due to start receiving its share of projects in 2015, the District Chief Executive for the area, James Gunu has announced.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa, Hon Samuel Adom Botchway on behalf of the Assembly has donated food items worth GH¢ 24,000 to Muslims in the district at Asikuma.
The District Chief Executive Hon Emmanuel Attah -Twum on behalf of the Assembly has presented assorted food items to the Muslim communities in the district for their Ramadan fast.
Mr John Kwao Sackey, Ga East Municipal Chief Executive, has said access to health care within the Municipality, has improved due to the collaboration between public and private health care providers.
District Chief Executive for the Ellembele District Assembly Western Region, Mr. Daniel Kamatu Eshun has inspected a number of developmental projects ongoing within the district.
Municipal Chief Executive for the Lowe Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly, Mr Jacob Frederick Acolatse has said government is committed to providing quality education within the country.
Accra Cocktail Week 2014 is the very first cosmopolitan event in Accra whichtook place 15th – 21st June 2014.
Efforts are feverishly underway by Akatsi North District Assembly to meet the September 2014 deadline for the street naming and property addressing system in the district.
Ms Ophelia Koomson, Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has advised parents to refrain from relegating the education of physically challenged children to the background.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has charged boards and management of public institutions to know their roles to forestall the conflicts that regularly occur between them and its negative impact on their organisations.
Ghana is expected to work closely with the Chinese government as part of a new strategy to combat the importation of pirated Ghanaian textiles from China.
The chiefs and people of Agona Duakwa, have staged a massive demonstration against the change of site for the construction of aCommunity Senior High School by government from the town to Namawura in the same district.
The Upper West Akim District Assembly has supported the Muslim community with some food items to aid their celebration of Ramadan.
As part of efforts to manage disposal of waste in Accra and elsewhere in the country, a new landfill site, known as the Nsumia Waste Disposal Site, has been completed and is ready for use.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has charged boards and management of public institutions to know their roles to forestall the conflicts that regularly occur between them and its negative impact on their organisations.
The Ghana-Togo border has been re-opened to commuters after it was closed for several hours on Saturday.
The Government of Japan has handed over a $ 235,000 boys’ dormitory to the Winneba Senior High School in the Central Region.
The Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) says it will work closely with the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to identify and develop non-traditional products and find markets for them in Canada.
As Muslims celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr, to mark the end of the month-long period of fasting, prayers and devotion, President John Dramani Mahama is urging all Muslims, and indeed all Ghanaians, to deepen their spiritual beliefs, strengthen moral values and re-commit their hearts and minds to activities and actions that demonstrate the true benefits of their faith.
Actionaid Ghana a non-governmental organization has organized a stakeholders meeting in Atebubu to review the Complimentary Basic Education CBE project and plan activities for the second year.
The Headmaster of Aduman Senior High School (SHS) in the Afigya-Kwabre District, Mr Kwasi Adu-Gyamfi, has appealed to the government to take urgent steps to complete structures abandoned in the school for the past eight years.
The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has denied reports that the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will be privatised as part of conditions attached to the second Millennium Challenge Compact.
The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has disclosed that its personnel do not have the requisite skills to identify persons with the deadly Ebola diseases at the various entry points into Ghana.
A six unit class room block and other sanitary facilities has been constructed at Ntankoful, a small community in Sekondi in the western Region.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called on stakeholders at a national dialogue to fashion out a collective strategy to raise inflows from both traditional and non-traditional export.
As part of measures to ensure high standards in sanitation, the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) within the Aowin District Assembly has held a review meeting to ensure that contractors of water and sanitation projects worked in conformity with norms of the Agency.
The Akatsi North District Assembly is collaborating with a non-governmental organization (NGO) operating in the Volta Region to improve school infrastructure in some deprived communities in the district.
Mr James Gunu, the Akatsi-North Chief Executive, on Monday urged Fulani herdsmen to do some re-arrangement of their cultural chore of tendering cattle to enable their children enroll in schools.
The Muslim Community in the Tamale Metropolis on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with prayers at the Tamale Jubilee Park.
The NDC government is focused on consolidating the development of education especially in the Basic level as it is making gradual efforts to achieve a hundred percent access for all children of school going age in Ghana.
Naa Alidu Iddrisu, Chief of Kpabia community in the Mion District of the Northern Region, has appealed to the government to consider putting up new classroom blocks for effective teaching and learning in the locality.
The Director of the Kessben Group of Companies, Kwabena Kesse is currently being investigated by the Police for alleged fraud and money laundering.
The World Vision International WVI, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has organized three day gender equality training for partners on its SATISFY project.
The Swedru Holy Qur’an four unit classroom block with a staff common room, a library and an Information and Communication Technology centre has been inaugurated for tr’an Basic School in the Central Region.
Fifteen cholera patients are reported dead, out of over 870 cases in the Greater Accra Region since June this year.
President John Mahama has granted amnestry to a total of 1,104 detainees at the country’s prisons.
Commercial banks can now import dollars, pounds and other international currencies for their operations.
An attempt by seven aggrieved members of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to impeach the Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Kojo Bonsu, has failed.
Several interventions initiated by both government and some NGOs to mitigate the undesirable enrolment gap between boys and girls in the primary level of education within the Garu-Tempane district has tended to yield good results.
The construction of the Community Senior High School (SHS) at Agona Abodom is set to begin following a sod cutting ceremony.
Three out of a total of 6 absentee BECE candidates in the Atebubu-Amantin district could not turn up due to pregnancy. Three others 2 boys and a girl had earlier dropped out of school.
The Public Health Directorate of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says the outbreak of cholera in the metropolis is gradually reaching an epidemic status.
The National Health Insurance Authority would from 1st August increase tariff paid health service providers by 12.5 percent.
President John Mahama will this morning chair a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Economy (PACE).
Israeli Ambassador in Ghana, Ms Sharon Bar-li, has visited four kindergarten schools participating in the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme being undertaken in Tamale by MASHAV, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation.
Residents in the Dodo-Amanfro community in the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region can now buy their favourite meats from hygienic sources, thanks to the construction of a meat shop by the district assembly.
Emmanuel Dede Appiah, the District Chief Executive for Amansie Central said public-private partnership is an option the assembly is considering to deal with infrastructure deficit confronting various sectors in the district.
The Effutu Municipal Assembly is meeting with residents within the municipality to have a discourse on the state of development in the area.
Mr Emmanuel Abu Alhassan, National Secretary of the Association of Shea Nut Farmers, Processors and Buyers of Ghana, has appealed to people in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions to support the establishment of the Nut For Growth (N4G), a shea nut processing company under construction at Duunyin along to the Tamale/Salaga highway.
Pressure on the Kpone landfill site is set to reduce as newly commissioned Nsumia Waste Disposal facility begins operations.
President John Mahama is set to chairing a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Economy at the Peduase Lodge.
The Ghana Institute of Government and Security (GIGS) has urged Parliament not to pass the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill 2013 which will regulate Ghana’s Upstream Oil Industry in its current form.
The Ministry of Health has outlined measures it plans to take to prevent an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Ghana.