ENERGY:
Acute fuel shortage to end soon-BDC, Ministry assure
Tuesday, July 01 2014

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.

MADINA:
MCE presents dual desk to schools
Tuesday, July 01 2014

Mr Franklin Anku, La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Monday presented 130 dual desks to two schools valued at GH¢ 16,250.

POLITICS:
President Mahama promises to execute mandate
Wednesday, July 02 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Mahama calls for support to reduce housing deficit
Wednesday, July 02 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday called on Mortgage institutions to partner government to provide sufficient housing units for government workers and other individuals.

KADJEBI:
Women make development complete-DCE
Wednesday, July 02 2014

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.

KETU N:
Assembly recognizes Senior Citizens
Wednesday, July 02 2014

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.

DORMAA:
MMDAs advised to be accountable to citizens
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

EDUCATION:
Parliament approves loan to finance SHS project
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

BIRIM N:
Assembly to construct bridge over Pra River
Thursday, July 03 2014

The Birim North District Assembly has decided to construct a footbridge on River Pra at Abodom, a rural community in the district.

BUNKPURUGU:
Lom Fm/Farm Radio International gives farmers radio sets
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Ghana hosts International Maritime Regional workshop
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

EDUCATION:
GNAT gives gov’t 14-Day ultimatum
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

BIRIM C:
Community Group of Hospitals inaugurated morgue/funeral home
Wednesday, July 02 2014

The Community Group of Hospitals has inaugurated a new 600 capacity mortuary and funeral home at Oda-Nkwanta in the Birim Central Municipality.

SISSALA E:
Assembly confirms President’s nominee
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

AKATSI N:
Assembly acknowledges senior citizens
Thursday, July 03 2014

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.

KPONE K:
Assembly generates over one million IGF
Friday, July 04 2014

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).

N JUABEN:
NGO calls for support for the disabled
Friday, July 04 2014

Mr. Cephas Torkornoo, the founder of Positive Ideas International Foundation (PIIF) has called for support for people with disability.

AKATSI N:
Assembly cuts sod for shopping mall project
Friday, July 04 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves National Anti-Corruption Action Plan
Friday, July 04 2014

Parliament yesterday approved the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (2012-2020) (NACAP) for implementation.

KPONE K:
MCE presents roofing sheets to rainstorm victims
Friday, July 04 2014

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.

BUNKPURUGU:
Senior citizens want assembly to tap their experience
Friday, July 04 2014

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.

SPORTS:
3 named to review Ghana’s participation in World Cup
Friday, July 04 2014

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.

 

TOLON:
Communities advised to participate in street naming exercise
Friday, July 04 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
PWDs unhappy with MMDAs over account signatories
Saturday, July 05 2014

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).

HEALTH:
West Africa Health Ministers set up $10m Ebola fund
Saturday, July 05 2014

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.

PARLIAMENT:
Parliament approves US$ 48 million for water supply in Accra
Saturday, July 05 2014

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.

AFIGYA K:
Assembly pays teachers’ allowances
Saturday, July 05 2014

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.

ENERGY:
Gov’t plans to remove fuel subsidies soon - Asaga
Sunday, July 06 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Moses Asaga has confirmed plans by the government to remove subsidies on petroleum products.

NORTH DAYI:
Teacher absenteeism down
Sunday, July 06 2014

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.

SUHUM:
No maternal death since January
Sunday, July 06 2014

No maternal death has been recorded in any of the health facilities in the Suhum Municipality as at the end of June 2014.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t to outline new measures to address revenue shortfalls
Monday, July 07 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.

LEDZOKUKU-K:
Continuous rainfall leaves bush road unmotorable
Monday, July 07 2014

Roads Continuous rainfalls have left a number of roads in Teshie in the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly unmotorable.

WA:
National Council for Tertiary Education freezes new programmes
Monday, July 07 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Health Ministry dismisses rumours of Ebola case at Nyaho Clinic
Monday, July 07 2014

The Ministry of Health has dismissed fears a fever case recorded at the Nyaho Clinic in Accra is the deadly Ebola virus.

POLITICS:
Nana Addo to file nomination forms today
Monday, July 07 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama appeals to Ghanaians to eschew pessimism
Monday, July 07 2014

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday appealed to Ghanaians to eschew pessimism and embrace positive thinking to accelerate the country’s development agenda.

BIRIM C:
50 more beds for Community Hospital-Akim -Oda
Monday, July 07 2014

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.

PRESIDENCY:
Mahama to host two-day ECOWAS summit in Accra
Tuesday, July 08 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Test for Ebola in Ghana proves negative
Tuesday, July 08 2014

Reports indicate that the tests for the suspected deadly Ebola virus undertaken by the Nugochi Memorial Research Institute have proved negative.

GA WEST:
Rains cause damage to roads
Tuesday, July 08 2014

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.

GA E:
Atomic Hills Estate Police station acquires new structure
Tuesday, July 08 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to introduce pre-paid water system
Tuesday, July 08 2014

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”.

ASIKUMA O B:
Assembly makes strike in educational infrastructure provision
Tuesday, July 08 2014

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District is looking forward to significantly improve educational infrastructure in schools with current projects it is embarking on.

KETA:
NGO pilots e-Readers in the Volta Region
Tuesday, July 08 2014

Pencils of Promise (PoP), a for-purpose organization, has distributed 250 electronic readers to three basic schools in the Volta Region.

EKUMFI:
Chiefs elated on attention given by gov’t on road project
Wednesday, July 09 2014

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.

ENERGY:
Ghanaians undertake grid-connected solar training
Wednesday, July 09 2014

The DSTC Solar Training Centre is undertaking the training of 14 Ghanaians in grid-connected solar course in Accra.

HO:
Traditional leaders to be schooled in ADR
Wednesday, July 09 2014

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.

ABURA:
Assembly hands over 14 education structures
Wednesday, July 09 2014

The Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District Assembly has handed over fourteen (14) educational structures it has completed to the Educational Directorate of the District.

AMANSIE C:
District celebrates senior citizens
Wednesday, July 09 2014

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.

INTERNATIONAL:
ECOWAS summit opens today; Ebola prominent on agenda
Thursday, July 10 2014

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.

JOMORO:
Floods force schools to close down
Thursday, July 10 2014

Floods caused by persistent rains, have disrupted academic work in a number of schools in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.

HEALTH:
Pharmaceutical companies to stop supplying drugs to NHIS
Thursday, July 10 2014

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.

TAMALE:
Minister blames Assemblies for conflicts
Thursday, July 10 2014

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.

AMANSIE C:
DCE welcomes policy proposal to seize illegal mining equipments
Thursday, July 10 2014

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.

AMA:
Nima Cluster of Schools gets 20 mono-desks
Thursday, July 10 2014

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.

ECOWAS SUMMIT:
Leaders set up fund to deal with Ebola
Friday, July 11 2014

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.

EDUCATION:
Senior High Schools to close down If….
Friday, July 11 2014

Senior High Schools nationwide are likely to close down if government does not release grants in time.

FANTEAKWA:
Bees attack community, 9 admitted
Friday, July 11 2014

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.

ADANSI N:
Assembly commits to construction of new school blocks
Friday, July 11 2014

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.

WORSENING ECONOMY:
We are not sitting on our oars - Terkper assures
Friday, July 11 2014

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.

AMANSIE C:
Reg. Minister commissions 3-storey dormitory block for Jacubu SHS
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

KMA:
Assembly ready for forensic auditing over corruption allegations
Saturday, July 12 2014

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly says its administration is open for an immediate forensic auditing, over corruption allegations against the Mayor.

POLITICS:
Gov’t releases GHC 370m for statutory payments
Saturday, July 12 2014

The government has released GHC 370 million to clear accumulated statutory payments.

SOCIAL:
Stop frequent strikes – CHRAJ to health practitioners
Saturday, July 12 2014

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.

TRANSPORT:
Fares to go up by15%
Sunday, July 13 2014


The road transport operators in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport  have sanction a 15% increment in transport fares effective Monday, July 14.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to pay SHS subsidies next week
Sunday, July 13 2014

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.

AGRIC:
Food shortage to hit Ghana if… – Farmers
Sunday, July 13 2014

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.

ASUNAFO N:
NALAG President pays courtesy call on Goaso Chief
Monday, July 14 2014

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.

NEW TRANSPORT FARES:
MMT fares remain unchanged
Monday, July 14 2014

Metro Mass Transit Ltd. has announced that it transport fares across the country would remain unchanged despite the 15% increment in transport fares.

AMANSIE C:
Boost for Rural local entrepreneurs
Monday, July 14 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Finance Minister presents mid-year review of 2014 budget Wednesday
Monday, July 14 2014

Finance Minister Seth Terkper would this Wednesday present to parliament a midyear review of the 2014 budget.

ASIKUMA O:
Assembly distributes desks to schools
Monday, July 14 2014

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region has supplied over five hundred (500) dual desks to basic schools in the district.

ENERGY:
Power grid will be set up in West Africa – Mahama
Monday, July 14 2014

National Electricity Companies in West Africa are seeking to establish a reliable power grid for the West African sub-region.

SOCIAL:
Removal of fuel subsidy cause of 23% increment – NPA
Monday, July 14 2014

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.

KETA:
Assembly presents motorbikes for school supervision
Monday, July 14 2014

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.

SAVELUGU:
NGO making impact in the north
Monday, July 14 2014

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.

STMA:
Committee clears MCE of financial misconduct
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

TRANSPORTATION:
GPRTU to suspend drivers who over charge
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

ENERGY:
Removal of subsidy commendable – BDCs
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

ASHAIMAN:
assembly to get CHPS compound
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
Fuel Price Increment Should’ve Been 36%, But…. - NPA Boss
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

ENERGY:
Ada Estuary to give Ghana 1000 megawatts of electricity
Tuesday, July 15 2014

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG,) has engaged a Swedish company to produce 1000 megawatts of power using the environmentally friendly tidal wave technology.

ASUNAFO N:
NALAG President urges MMDAs to step up IGF
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

GA E:
What if this road is repaired
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

AMA:
Assemblies urged to ensure efficient transport services
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

BAWKU W:
Sapeliga considered in 200 Community Day SHS
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

WA:
Prices of market goods dips in Wa
Tuesday, July 15 2014

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.

POLITICS:
Mahama scraps Information Ministry; makes Spio-Garbrah Trade minister
Wednesday, July 16 2014

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.

PARLIAMENT:
Mid-year budget review today: Seth Terkper to ask for more, despite collecting less
Wednesday, July 16 2014

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.

TRANSPORTATION:
MMT will not increase fares despite fuel price increases
Wednesday, July 16 2014

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.

HO:
Asogli Queenmothers honour midwives
Wednesday, July 16 2014

Queenmothers of Asogli State on Tuesday honoured nine midwives of the Ho Municipal Hospital for their efforts at reducing maternal mortality.

LEKMA:
Staffs schooled in ICT
Wednesday, July 16 2014

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.

BUSINESS:
An average Ghanaian would choose Toyota over other brands –Survey
Wednesday, July 16 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana to pursue only $1.5 out of $ 3.0 billion CDB loan
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

CRIME:
We will get killers of Bimbila Naa - Mahama assures House of Chiefs
Thursday, July 17 2014

President Mahama has publicly condemned the recent killing of Bimbila Chief, Naa Dasana Andani Abdulai II, as he promised to find the murderers.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to collaborate with waste recycling companies
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

N JUABEN:
Eastern Region to meet street naming deadline
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
CDB loan blues: Gov’t won’t cancel projects – Ato Forson
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

PRESIDENCY:
Uphold Ghana’s integrity – Mahama to new ambassadors
Friday, July 18 2014

President John Mahama has warned the country’s ambassadors and high commissioners to uphold the dignity of Ghana wherever they find themselves.

SOCIAL:
Organised Labour to boycott work Thursday
Friday, July 18 2014

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.

GARU:
Assembly strives to enhance access to potable water
Thursday, July 17 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.

KWAHU E:
DCE for Kwahu East Assembly sworn-in
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

ENERGY:
Gov’t to use share of MCA to procure thermal plants
Thursday, July 17 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t decisions led to economic woes- Tekper
Thursday, July 17 2014

Finance minister Seth Tekper has admitted that certain decisions taken by government are to be blamed for the country’s current economic challenges.

SOCIAL:
TUC condemns “inimical” EPA; prays Parliament rejects it
Friday, July 18 2014

The Trades Union Congress is asking Parliament not to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreements reached between ECOWAS and the European Union.

TRANSPORTATION:
Vehicles without seatbelts won’t be registered – DVLA
Friday, July 18 2014

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) will no longer register new vehicles with no seatbelts for passengers.

SOCIAL:
Fire Guts Kumasi Central Market Again
Friday, July 18 2014

This is the third time the biggest market centre in the Ashanti region has been reduced to ashes this year.

JIRAPA:
Assembly under performs in revenue mobilization
Friday, July 18 2014

Mr. Bede Ziedeng, out-going Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed dissatisfaction at the abysmal performance of the Jirapa District Assembly in revenue mobilization.

MION:
Private Sector urged to support rural SMEs
Friday, July 18 2014

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.

TMA:
Parliament exonerates TDC in Adjei Kojo demolition
Saturday, July 19 2014

The Special Committee tasked by Parliament to investigate the Adjei Kojo demolition has exonerated the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) of any wrong doing.

POLITICS:
New districts in UWR faced with development challenges
Saturday, July 19 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Reconsider decision to boycott work – Gov’t to Organised Labour
Saturday, July 19 2014

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.

POLITICS:
MMDAs to attend training on street-naming
Sunday, July 20 2014

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).

SOCIAL:
President Mahama consoles Jomoro flood victims
Sunday, July 20 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has presented relief items worth GH₵ 22,000 to flood victims in the Jomoro District of the Western Region.

SECURITY:
Police clear organized labour’s demo for Thursday
Sunday, July 20 2014

The Ghana Police Service has cleared organized labour to demonstrate on Thursday against what workers say is the worsening economic conditions.

ECONOMICS:
Rail workers reject Minister’s plea as they park trains nationwide
Monday, July 21 2014

Trains across the country will be parked today as rail workers begin a nationwide strike to protest poor conditions of service.

EDUCATION:
GES not responsible for strikes
Monday, July 21 2014

The Ghana Education Service says it is not responsible for most of the labour agitations in the sector.

AKATSI N:
DCE acknowledges gong beaters
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

ASHAIMAN:
Assesmbly to complete street naming on schedule
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

TMA:
Assembly to build school complex for Community Two
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

NANUMBA N:
Two districts get Community Day Care Centres
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

GA W:
Manhean youths demonstrate over bad roads but MCE pleads for tiIme
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

S AFRAM P:
Drobonso connected to national grid
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

AMA:
Court ordered ‘Akokofoto’ slum demolition-AMA
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Ghc9m for leap beneficiaries today
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

TWIFO A M:
District elects new CLOGSAG Executives
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

ENERGY:
GHs50.3 million power project underway in 2 regions
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

ADANSI N:
More CHPS project released to reduce primary health challenges
Monday, July 21 2014

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.

POLITICS:
There is a lot to be done - President
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

TWIFO A M:
Assembly Members build capacity
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
Cocoa loan, bond unlikely to revive cedi
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

AFIGYA K:
DCE Demands Streamlining Of Police Administration
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

ASANTE AKIM C:
Assembly engages private sector for dev’t
Tuesday, July 22 2014



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.

AGONA W:
MCE inspects projects
Tuesday, July 22 2014

The re-construction of the bailey bridge on river Akra at Agona Swedru will be completed for use in August this year.

A AKIM C:
Assembly engages private sector for development
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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 E:
Work on Gomoa Gyaman SHS begins
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
There’s a limit to what we can contain; TUC Sec-Gen tells gov’t
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

AMANSIE C:
Dr Samuel Sarpong inspects, commissions projects
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Korle Bu Pharmacy closed down; staff stage demo
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

TAMALE:
Tamale Nut company to create 30,000 jobs
Tuesday, July 22 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Korle-Bu faces shortage of drug for pregnancy complication
Wednesday, July 23 2014

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

ECONOMICS:
Court orders BoG to defence
Wednesday, July 23 2014

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.

HEALTH:
New Health Minister Reappoints Dismissed Korle Bu CEO
Wednesday, July 23 2014

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.

KWAHU W:
Work to start on community SHS
Wednesday, July 23 2014

The project to construct community day senior high school (SHS) in the Kwawu West Municipality has officially been handed over to the contractor.

WA:
Girl, 14 defiled by three officers and Civilian
Wednesday, July 23 2014

A Wa Circuit court has remanded three police officers for allegedly abducting and defiling a minor in the Wa municipality.

TECHIMAN:
MCE commissions 6-unit classroom block for Methodist school
Wednesday, July 23 2014

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

FANTEAKWA:
Assembly to venture into rabbits rearing
Wednesday, July 23 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Thousands protest against economic hardship
Thursday, July 24 2014

Thousands of workers across the country are massing up at designated points to protest what they say is the worsening economic situation.

TMA:
City of Light refurbishes Appolonia Community health centre
Thursday, July 24 2014

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.

FEATURE:
Reinforce ban to kill desire for second hand clothing
Thursday, July 24 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Veep presents Senchi Report to Mahama
Thursday, July 24 2014

The Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has presented the Senchi Report to the President at the Flagstaff House in Accra.

POLITICS:
Court orders EC to stop adverts on voter registration exercise
Thursday, July 24 2014

The Supreme Court has directed the Electoral Commission (EC) to stop running adverts of its impending national voter registration exercise scheduled to begin tomorrow.

ATWIMA K:
Kwanwoma residents benefit from huge water project
Thursday, July 24 2014

A 1,500 gallon-capacity water reservoir  has been secured for the people of Kwanwoma in the Atwima Kwawoma district.

TRANSPORT:
President Mahama to launch special road initiative
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Dr. Gilbert Buckle is new Korle Bu CEO
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

N JUABEN:
Antwi Boasiako takes over as new Eastern Regional Minister
Friday, July 25 2014

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

ASANTE-A S:
Community hails completion of water project
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

TMA:
Assembly issues ultimatum to companies
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
US Ambassador pays courtesy call on Chief Imam
Friday, July 25 2014

Mr Gene Cretz, United States Ambassador in Ghana, has paid a courtesy call on the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.

AKATSI N:
Assembly to benefit from GHs541, 042.51 GSOP
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

ASIKUMA O B:
Assembly donates food items to Muslim community
Friday, July 25 2014

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. 

ATIWA:
Muslims receive donation from Assembly
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

GA E:
Health care in Municipality has improved- MCE
Friday, July 25 2014

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.

ELLEMBELE:
DCE inspects developmental projects
Friday, July 25 2014

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. 

L MANYA K:
Gov’t committed to providing quality education - MCE
Friday, July 25 2014

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. 

SOCIAL:
Firefly bar is best coctail bar in Accra
Friday, July 25 2014

Accra Cocktail Week 2014 is the very first cosmopolitan event in Accra whichtook place 15th – 21st June 2014.  

AKATSI N:
Assembly to meet street naming deadline
Saturday, July 26 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.

BIRIM C:
Birim Central MCE inaugurates Office Accommodation for PWDs
Saturday, July 26 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
Boards and management must know their roles – Veep
Saturday, July 26 2014

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.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana, China collaborate to fight piracy of Ghanaian textiles
Saturday, July 26 2014

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.

AGONA E:
Agona Duakwa demonstrates against change of project site
Saturday, July 26 2014

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.

U W AKIM:
Assembly supports Muslims
Saturday, July 26 2014

The Upper West Akim District Assembly has supported the Muslim community with some food items to aid their celebration of Ramadan.

AMA:
Accra gets new landfill site
Sunday, July 27 2014

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.

POLITICS:
Boards and management must know their roles – Veep
Sunday, July 27 2014

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.

INTERNATIONAL:
Ghana-Togo border re-opened
Sunday, July 27 2014


The Ghana-Togo border has been re-opened to commuters after it was closed for several hours on Saturday.

EFFUTU:
Japanese govt provides grant for Winneba SHS project
Monday, July 28 2014

The Government of Japan has handed over a $ 235,000 boys’ dormitory to the Winneba Senior High School in the Central Region.

ECONOMICS:
GEPC to work with MMDAs to identify products for export
Monday, July 28 2014

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.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama congratulates Muslims on successful Ramadan
Monday, July 28 2014

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.

ATEBUBU:
Stakeholders discuss complimentary basic education
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

AFIGYA K:
Aduman SHS wants GET-Fund projects completed
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

ENERGY:
ECG not for sale- Gov’t
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Immigration Service ill-equipped to battle Ebola – Palmdetti
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

STMA:
STMA builds six unit classroom block at Ntankofull
Tuesday, July 29 2014

A six unit class room block and other sanitary facilities has been constructed at Ntankoful, a small community in Sekondi in the western Region.

ECONOMICS:
Fashion out strategy to boost foreign exchange – Veep
Wednesday, July 30 2014

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.

AOWIN:
CWSA holds review meeting
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

AKATSI N:
Assembly partners Pencil of Promise to build more school blocks
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

AKATSI N:
DCE urges herdsmen to send their children to school
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

TAMALE:
MCE exhorts Muslims to uphold peace
Tuesday, July 29 2014

The Muslim Community in the Tamale Metropolis on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with prayers at the Tamale Jubilee Park.

ADANSI N:
Assembly constructs three new school blocks
Tuesday, July 29 2014

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.

MION:
Kpabia community in dire need of classroom structures
Wednesday, July 30 2014

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.

CRIME:
Kessben under probe for money laundering
Wednesday, July 30 2014

The Director of the Kessben Group of Companies, Kwabena Kesse is currently being investigated by the Police for alleged fraud and money laundering.

ATEBUBU:
World Vision holds training on gender Equality
Wednesday, July 30 2014

The World Vision International WVI, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has organized three day gender equality training for partners on its SATISFY project.

AGONA WEST:Classroom block for Swedru Holy Qur’an Basic Sch.
Wednesday, July 30 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Cholera outbreak kills 15 in Accra
Wednesday, July 30 2014

Fifteen cholera patients are reported dead, out of over 870 cases in the Greater Accra Region since June this year.

SOCIAL:
Mahama grants amnesty to over 1,000 prisoners
Wednesday, July 30 2014

President John Mahama has granted amnestry to a total of 1,104 detainees at the country’s prisons.

BUSINESS:
BoG lifts ban on importation of dollars, other major currencies
Wednesday, July 30 2014

Commercial banks can now import dollars, pounds and other international currencies for their operations.

KMA:
Attempt to impeach Kumasi Mayor fails
Wednesday, July 30 2014

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.

GARU:
Boys and Girls enrolment gap dwindles in primary level
Wednesday, July 30 2014

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.

AGONA W:
Assembly benefits from Community SHS Project
Thursday, July 31 2014

The construction of the Community Senior High School (SHS) at Agona Abodom is set to begin following a sod cutting ceremony.

ATEBUBU:
Pregnancy prevents 3 from writing BECE
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

AMA:
Cholera outbreak reaching epidemic status
Thursday, July 31 2014

The Public Health Directorate of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) says the outbreak of cholera in the metropolis is gradually reaching an epidemic status.

HEALTH:
NHIA increases tariff paid health service providers by 12.5%
Thursday, July 31 2014

The National Health Insurance Authority would from 1st August increase tariff paid health service providers by 12.5 percent.

ECONOMY:
Mahama to chair Economic Advisory Team meeting today
Thursday, July 31 2014

President John Mahama will this morning chair a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Economy (PACE).

TAMALE:
Israeli Ambassador tours MASHAV’s Tamale kindergarten schools
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

KADJEBI:
DCE commissions Dodo-Amanfro meat shop
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

AMANSIE C:
Assembly to adopt PPP to improve infrastructure
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

EFFUTU:
Assembly engages residents
Thursday, July 31 2014

The Effutu Municipal Assembly is meeting with residents within the municipality to have a discourse on the state of development in the area.

TAMALE:
Northerners urged to support shea factory
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

NSAWAM:
Nsumia landfill site ready
Thursday, July 31 2014

Pressure on the Kpone landfill site is set to reduce as newly commissioned Nsumia Waste Disposal facility begins operations.

ECONOMIC:
Mahama leads crack economic team to revive Ghana’s ailing economy
Thursday, July 31 2014

President John Mahama is set to chairing a meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Economy at the Peduase Lodge.

ENERGY:
Dont pass Petroleum and Production Bill, GIGS urges Parliament
Thursday, July 31 2014

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.

HEALTH:
Ministry outlines measures to counter Ebola threat
Thursday, July 31 2014

The Ministry of Health has outlined measures it plans to take to prevent an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Ghana.