The government has released GH¢82 million for the payment of arrears owed caterers of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP).
The Electoral Commission (EC) has rescheduled the dates for the filing of nominations for the 2015 District Assembly and Unit Committee elections.The original date for the filing of nominations for the District Assembly elections was July 2 and 3 but it has been moved to July 6 and 7, 2015.
The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced a 15 per cent increase in water tariffs, effective today, July 1, 2015.
The Community Group of Hospitals has today opened a new branch in the Ashaiman Municipality to help cater for the growing demand for quality healthcare delivery in the area.
Senior citizens in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region have received a befitting recognition with free registration under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Keta Municipal Assembly continues to address educational challenges confronting a number of schools in the Municipality especially in the area of infrastructure development.
The General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned government that it will continue to resist the “unreasonable” increases in utility and petroleum prices.
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors on Wednesday approved USD150 million budget support for Ghana.
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has hinted of more demolition of unauthorized structures at Old Fadama, commonly known as Sodom and Gomorrah.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has secured land for the construction of police quarters for personnel in the district.
The Builsa North District Assembly has constructed a new block to house the Sandema District Magistrate Court.
The chiefs and elders of Ofaako traditional area at a ceremony released a 17.64 acre land to Awutu-Senya East Municipal Assembly for the construction of a Community Senior High School at Odupongkpehe/Ofaako in the Central Region.
The Fanteakwa Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region has put up a one-storey market at Begoro to facilitate easy access to foodstuffs and improve economic activities in the area.
At the mentioning of the name Yogurt, the only thing that comes in mind is an ice cream which is enjoyed by both young and old. Yoghurt, better known as "yogurt," is a dairy product made from the bacterial fermentation of milk. However this may sound a bit unappetizing to some, most people recognize yogurt as a great dairy treat suitable for breakfast, as a snack or a dessert.
Some party members of the ruling National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) in the Nabdam District in the Upper East Region, today went on rampage locking up offices of the District Assembly.
President John Mahama will today, Friday July 3, 2015 pay a Presidential visit to the Nsawam maximum prisons.
Inhabitants of Kwawkrom, a farming community in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai of the Western Region, have after almost 58 years seen their community illuminated with electricity.
The Omahene of the Offinso Traditional Area, Nana Wiafe Akenten III, has urged Ghanaians to preserve and promote the cultural values and practices of the country.
The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved USD150 million budget support for Ghana.
The Central Regional Director of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Francis Oti Frimpong has appealed to the management of various health facilities in the country to support and provide the full coverage to their clients as contained in the benefits package and contract agreements.
The Programme Officer of ActionAid-Ghana, Kwame Afram Denkyira has indicated that education of the youth was key to socio-economic and political stability of any nation and therefore called for huge investment in the education of the youth who constitute more than half of the country’s population.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for three basic schools at a total cost of GHs 283, 076.000.
The Sene East District in the Brong Ahafo Region is reaping the fruits of its creation with accelerated development in various communities in the district.
The Municipal Planning officer of Ejisu-Juaben, Mr. Collins Ohene Gyan
has called on well meaning citizens of Ejisu-Juaben to support the
assembly to successfully implement the street naming exercise in Juaben.
A team selected from various institutions to ensure successful census of Agriculture in the Effutu Municipality has been inaugurated.
The GSK community malaria and NTDs project currently running in the Atebubu-Amantin, Pru, Sene east and Sene west districts of the Brong Ahafo region is steadily making strides.
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has called on chiefs to own and support the National Sanitation Day (NSD) exercise instituted to promote environmental sanitation.
The Sekyere Kumawu District hosted senior citizens in the district to a lunch to mark Ghana’s 55th Republic anniversary celebration at the assembly’s conference room at Kumawu.
President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced that government would in the coming days make it a priority to improve prison facilities across the country.
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in partnership with the Bonn University of Germany and others, has found a treatment for Onchocerciasis popularly called River Blindness and also Lymphoedema or elephantiasis.
Government has categorically stated that it will under no circumstance renegotiate the 3-year International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout programme.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sekyere Kumawu, Hon. Samuel Asiamah on behalf of the Assembly has donated food and other items to Muslims in the district on Friday, July 3, 2014 at the Kumawu Central Mosque.
The leadership of the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region believes security in the district which remains peaceful can further be enhanced with a well coordinated police operation under one command.
Displaced residents of Old Fadama have started trouping back to the demolished site weeks after they were moved out of the area for the demolition exercise to take place.
Work on 31.2 kilometer Chichiso – Adidaase - Akyemkrom main roads in the Amenfi East District of the Western Region has been completed.
More orphans and vulnerable children in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region will soon be offered a helping hand to enable these needy children further their education to preferred levels.
Public Relations Officer of the Upper East Regional Police Command, ASP Thomas Agbenyo says the police in the region are ready to oversee the Talensi by-election scheduled for Tuesday, July 7.
The people of Kumawu have been urged to keep up the good work in actively participating in the National Sanitation Day exercise.
Some selected roads in the Sekyere Afram Plains district in the Ashanti Region have been earmarked for reconstruction.
All roads lead to the Talensi constituency in the Upper East region as over 20,000 voters go to the polls to elect a Member of Parliament.
A new 6 unit classroom block constructed by the Kadjebi District Assembly to help decongest classrooms at the Kadjebi E.P Junior High School has been handed over to authorities.
The Kwahu East District Assembly has signed a Public-Private Partnership agreement to pave way for the construction of a modern market facility for traders at Abetifi, the district Capital.
The Police in Talensi have intercepted an AK-47 rifle, a pistol, dagger, axe and other dangerous weapons in the area.
Gonokrom a community in the Amenfi West District in the Western region will soon have their problems with classrooms solved with the completion of a new school block.
The Ministry of Communications has signed an agreement with KNET Limited, a Ghanaian-owned private firm, for the commencement of work on the digital terrestrial television (DTT) network.
The Kwahu East District in the Eastern Region now has its own district command.
The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) of Sekyere Kumawu District, in conjunction with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), and the Rural Enterprises Programme (REP), is providing immediate interventions in technical and financial support to Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to alleviate poverty in the district.
The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) candidate, B.T. Baba has been elected as the Member of Parliament for the Talensi Constituency in the Upper East Region.
Farmers in the Keta Municipality (Keta Constituency) have been provided with an opportunity to access tractor services at a subsidized rate.
A 72 paged motivational book titled ‘Pillars of Personal Progress’ authored by 30 year old Kwaku Oppong Anto, a graduate of the University of Development Studies has been launched in Atebubu.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur has disclosed government’s intention to increase beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) programme from 90,000 to 150,000.
The Builsa North District Assembly has held a one-day educational forum with Stakeholers to address the falling performance of Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) in the area.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences and the lead Scientist for the Ebola Vaccine trial in Ghana Prof Fred Binka hinted that a lot more Ghanaians now appreciate the essence of the impending Ebola vaccine trial and are willing to volunteer for the exercise.
Mr. James Gunu, District Chief Executive of the Akatsi North District has welcomed the new date for the district level election slated for 1st September 2015.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Techiman South Constituency, Mr. Adjei Mensah has donated a 24-seater capacity hyundai County mini bus worth GH₵96,000.00 to the Nursing and Midwifery Training College of the Techiman Holy Family Hospital in the Brong Ahafo Region.
Seventeen (17) teachers in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo region were on Tuesday presented with various awards for their meritorious service to the District and the Nation for this year’s District Best Teachers Award scheme.
The National Service Scheme (NSS) has made moves to facilitate early registration for prospective personnel, after postings had been released.
Residents of Manso Amenfi in the Amenfi Central District will soon have access to potable drinking water, as the assembly strategizes to complete an ongoing over-head storage tank and mechanize bore-hole facility for the community.
Aggrieved members of the Industrial Workers Union (ICU) have today hit the streets of Tema to protest against the ailing economy and high cost of living.
Cocoa Farmers from Kintampo, Nkoranza, Techiman and Wenchi have hit the streets in Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region to demonstrate against the decision by the Ghana COCOBOD to relocate their office from Techiman to Sunyani.
Residents of Bimbilla in the Northern region have been asked to stay indoors after some unknown persons fired gunshots in the town.
DCE of the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region has sympathized with victims of rainstorms in the district.
Nsein Senior High School in Axim, the capital of the Nzema East Municipal Assembly received waste containers to help improve sanitation in the school.
Four people are reported dead and several others injured after renewed gun battles in Bimbilla in the Northern Region.
The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has warned prospective students of some tertiary institutions that are operating without accreditation.
Despite several calls from various pressure groups for his resignation or dismissal as Interior Minister, Mr. Mark Owen Woyongo still maintains that his comment “Violence begets violence” is biblical.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kwahu South District Assembly, Mr. Joseph Omari has rubbish claims that he has been suspended from the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The Ga Central Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region is mapping up strategies to complete the ongoing Sowutuom Court building.
Municipal Chief Executive of the Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has been asked to hand over the administration of the Assembly to the Regional Minister after his 4 years mandate as MCE has elapsed.
Three communities in the Atebubu-Amantin district were on Thursday July 2nd hit by a rainstorm affecting a total of 32 households.
Parliament has passed the Petroleum Revenue Management (Amendment) Bill, 2015 into law.
President John Mahama has warned that Ghana may be forced to take after the example of Rwanda and completely ban the use of plastics if the polluting effects of the non-biodegradable substance is not contained.
A former National Security Coordinator Brigadier General Nunoo Mensah retired says the winner-takes-all governance system is responsible for the political violence that occurs in the country.
Unabated wave of demolition of illegal settlements surfaced at Avenor in Accra leaving the displaced fuming at what they say was a short notice.
The Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) has announced that there will be a 15% reduction in the prices of petroleum products this week.
Professor Akwasi Asabere – Amayaw, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, has called on current generation to plan and create for themselves an appropriate quality environment to sustain and improve its current state.
The Acting District Coordinating Director (DCD) of the Asutifi North District Assembly, Mr.Simon Asare has warned heads of decentralized department and staff of the assembly of severe punishment should they violate any provision of the new local government service scheme which provides technical assistance to District Assemblies and Regional Coordinating Councils to perform their functions in accordance with the Constitution and Local Government Act.
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly is taking steps to ensure residents derive the best from the newly completed information and communication technology (ICT) centre at Effiduase Roman Catholic School.
The Amansie Central District Assembly has given roads rehabilitation the first priority of their development agenda since the first quarter of this year.
The Juaboso District Assembly has taken delivery of four hundred (400) waste bins from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to help improve waste management in the area.
Work is progressing steadily on the Kwahu East District Hospital at Abetifi.
In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa district assembly in the Central Region has constructed a 6-unit classroom block for the Breman Adumanu Primary School.
The Trinity Community Hospital is borne out of a partnership between the Presbyterian church of Ghana and The Community Group of Hospitals, a private health care service provider.
The Keta Municipal Assembly office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) supported by the Rural Enterprises Programme and the Keta Municipal Assembly has trained some selected persons in soap making in the municipality.
There is hope for people of Wuti and surrounding communities with regards to access to potable water.
The Business advisory Centre at the Keta Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region has been provided with logistics.
The Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region, has presented GH¢10,000 to 67 pupil teachers from the district undertaking courses at the Enchi College of Education under the Untrained Teacher Diploma in Basic Education (UTDBE) Programme.
Mr Alex Segbefia, the Minister of Health, has said good management and strong leadership were the prerequisites for increasing efficiency and effectiveness of health services.
The Rural Enterprises Programme has in the last few months undertaken a series of activities aimed at boosting local industry in the Atebubu-Amantin district.
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture on Tuesday announced a temporary ban on the sale and movement of live birds within the Accra Metropolis to prevent further outbreaks of Avian Influenza in Accra and its environs.
Ho-Heve, a suburb of Ho, would soon possess a community Vocational Skills Training Centre.
The Builsa North District Assembly, with financial assistance from the World Bank is set to rehabilitate two dams in two separate communities’ within the district.
Work on a new teachers’ bungalow at Worakose in the Bosomtwe District of the Ashanti Region has been completed as the assembly takes a further step to improve the standard of living in the area.
Residents of Juaboso have expressed delight at the positive developments taking place on their roads.
As part of celebrations marking Ghana’s 55th Republic day anniversary, the Offinso North District assembly hosted senior citizens in the district to a party at the residence of the District Chief Executive.
Ghana’s power crisis has worsened with the Ashanti region where only 50 megawatts of power is available for distribution being the hardest hit.
President John Dramani Mahama will tomorrow [Thursday] hold discussions with the Italian President HE Sergio Mattarella in Rome.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has placed a temporal ban on all timber and lumbering activities within the district.
The Offinso North District has been selected as a beneficiary of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, as part of its nationwide expansion project.
The Second Lady, Mrs Matilda Amissah Arthur has expressed disaffection at the over politicization of national issues that is eating deep into the human fabric.
Parliament on Wednesday approved a loan agreement between the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and a consortium of international and local banks for an amount of USD1.8 billion for the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2015/ 2016 crop season.
Mr. Adamu Dasaana, the Wa West District Chief Executive (DCE), has presented some items to the Wechiau District Health Directorate for onward distribution to the Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds.
The Bank of Ghana’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the policy rate unchanged at 22.0 per cent following improvement in the inflation outlook as the cedi strengthens against the major trading currencies.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has moved swiftly to improve teaching and learning in the area as it has completed and handed over a 3-Unit Classroom Block for residents at Nkakaa, suburb of the district.
Residents of Adobesu and its surrounding communities in the Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region will soon be provided with a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.
Most island communities in the northern parts of Volta Region have been found not to have junior high schools.
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has dragged the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Hemang Lower Denkyira constituency Bright Wireko Brobbey and 17 others to court for allegedly stealing fertilisers belonging to the board.
District Chief Executive for the Suaman District in the Western Region Joseph Betino has advised residents to prioritize sanitation in their various homes and localities.
Saturday July 18, 2015 has been announced as the date for the celebration of this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr by the National Chief Imam and the Ameer and Missionary in charge of Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission as well as the National Hilal Committee (NHC) of Ghana.
Evidence of Bird Flu has been found at the densely populated Kantamanto market in Accra, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in charge of livestock, Dr Hannah Bissiw has revealed.
The first lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Lordina Mahama donated a brand new Nissan pickup to the Presbyterian Midwifery Training School in Dormaa Ahenkro.
The Amenfi East District Assembly has granted a request placed by students and teachers of the Nananko District Assembly (DA) and Japa Roman Catholic (RC) Primary Schools for the provision of places of convenience.
Some communities in the Builsa North District Assembly of the Upper East Region have been served with low voltage poles and transformers equipped with the capacities to extend electricity to deprived communities in the District.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has procured GH₵ 14,882,531 beds, mattresses, tables, desk and tables for Senior High Schools in the Northern Region.
The Ghana Police Service has served notice it will deal ruthlessly with anyone who will disturb the peace in the country during the Eid-ul-Fitr festivities.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), is demanding an unqualified apology from Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, the Second Lady for being “disrespectful to teachers.”
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for two basic schools to help improve teaching and learning.
The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has donated a 412 KVA emergency power plant worth three hundred thousand Ghana cedis (GHC 300,000) to the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital at Mampong in the Eastern Region.
The District Chief Executive for the Offinso North District Assembly, Hon. Samuel Kojo Appiah-Kubi presented food items to the Muslim community, for the Idr ftr celebrations to mark the end of thirty (30) days of fasting and prayer in the month of Ramadan.
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation GNPC has organized a stakeholders meeting in Atebubu in preparation towards a seismic survey over the Voltarian basin.
Consumers of petroleum products are being assured of a further reduction in fuel prices from Monday.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stated that the various economic strategies being implemented by the government over the years are yielding the required results.
Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Omanhene of Esikado Traditional Area has commended government for supporting the cocoa industry with fertilizer distribution, mass spraying, and free seedlings among others.
Some Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have begun a further reduction in the prices of petroleum products in line with full price deregulation of the sector.
Residents of Fiagbedu will soon have the benefit of providing their little ones solid academic background that will propel them through the academic ladder to the top.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has called for calm in the ongoing controversy over lack of educational logistics, such as chalk and teachers’ notebooks in schools and the need for government to supply them for enhanced education.
The La-Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly has inaugurated a Police Post at Tse-Addo in the eastern part of La in Accra.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday said the 37th manual and 11th electronic-payment cycle of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, comes off on Tuesday, July 21 to Friday, July 24.
Ghana’s finance minister Seth Terkper will today present a mid-year review of the Budget and Supplementary Estimates for 2015.
The Jomoro District Assembly has donated food items worth hundreds of Ghana Cedis, to Muslims in the district to celebrate their Eid-Ul-Fitr festival.
Residents of Manso Amenfi in the Amenfi Central District in the Western Region have had one of their public toilet facilities renovated to improve sanitation in the area.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed reconstruction work on the Drobonso - Kumawu roads to enhance transportation in the area.
The Ghana Medical Association has served strong notice that its members may be compelled to resign en masse in the coming days if negotiations with government continue to move at a slow pace.
The Nanumba South District Assembly is being assisted to achieve accelerated development in the next five years.
Government has officially handed over the 20 acre land for the construction of one of the community day senior high schools at Banka in the Asante Akim South District in the Ashanti Region.
Ghana’s expected economic growth of 3.9 percent for 2015 cannot be met, Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has told Parliament.
Nii Armah Ashitey, Member of Parliament (MP) for Korle Klottey, says women who acquire technical skills constitute a huge national asset, since it facilitates development.
Schools affected by recent rainstorms in the Asante Akim South District in the Ashanti have received materials to assist them get their structures in good shape for academic work.
Two police officers have been arrested for diverting 390 bags of stolen fertilizers valued at 50,000 cedis meant for cocoa farmers at Sankore in the Asunafo South District of the Brong Ahafo Region.
Finance Minister Seth Terkper on Tuesday announced government plans to issue USD1.5 billion Eurobond in the second half of the year, some USD500 million more than initially planned.
Government has placed a ban on the importation of poultry from within and outside the West African sub-region to avert the spread of the bird flu outbreak in the country.
The Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region is developing strategies to help improve agricultural activities as it resolve to rehabilitate the Yisobsa Dam.
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has earmarked an amount of GHs 60,700.20 to help refurnish the assembly’s conference hall.
Mr. Jacob Alebinde Asogounde, District Chief Executive of the Kadjebi District Assembly in the Volta Region with other stakeholders in the district has expressed satisfaction about progress of work on upgrade of work on the Kadjebi Health Centre.
Parents and students in the Nanumba North District in the Northern Region are worried about high teacher absenteeism since the eruption of conflict in the district.
Mr. James Gunu, Akatsi-North District Chief Executive (DCE), has cautioned local government staff of the Assembly against partisan tendencies, to avoid damaging the welfare and development of the people on the altar of politics.
The Asante Akim South District has supported sports development in the district with the donation of sports equipments.
Dr Jacob Mahama, the Northern Regional Director of Health Services, has disclosed that the region recorded 57 maternal deaths in mid-year in 2015 saying “The country is likely to miss out of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets”.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Kaakyire Oppong Kyekyeku has held discussions with Chiefs and people of “Kyekyerewa” on efforts made by the assembly to improve livelihoods in the area.
A six unit classroom block for the Mim-Pipie Primary School in the Bosomtwe District in the Ashanti Region has been commissioned.
Government has declared its intentions of devising structures that will ensure that new teachers deployed in the public sector are paid in advance.
Professor Philip Baba Adongo of the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Ghana (UG), says there is the need to change the focus of the educational campaign on Ebola due to misconception.
The Centre for Human Rights and Advanced Legal Research in partnership with Protect the Needy Foundation, CDD- Ghana, MLDRD Resource link Foundation has organized a one day workshop to help boost citizen participation in local governance.
The Asante Akim South District has taken yet another step towards ameliorating the difficulty of residents in Adomfe, a community in the district in accessing health care.
Ghana’s Parliament Thursday evening approved the controversial GhC1.5 billion Eurobond.
The Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region has programmed in its Annual Water and Sanitation plan for the year 2015/2016 to provide more communities and institutions with latrines to promote health of the people in the communities and in the schools.
The District Chief Executive for Amenfi Central, Peter Yaw Kwame-Ackah has commissioned and handed over a newly completed 6-unit classroom block at Amuni for use.
The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has presented 200 bags of cement and 3 packets of roofing sheets worth twenty thousand, eight hundred Ghana cedis to the Municipal office of NADMO for onward distribution to victims of flood and rain storm in the Municipality.
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has stated that it has identified cancer-causing chemicals in River Pra in the Western Region.
Residents of Adobesu and its surrounding communities in the Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region will soon be provided with a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection today begun the distribution of emergency LEAP funds to victims of the June 3 flood in the five affected regions.
The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) in collaboration with Government of Ghana (GOG) through the Bosome Freho District Assembly, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and African Development Bank (AFAB) has trained 58 women in soap making at Freboye which is unprecedented in the Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region.
Two Municipal Chief Executives in the Eastern Region have handed over the administration of their assemblies to the Regional Minister, Antwi-Bosiako Sekyere in Koforidua.
Health care delivery in the Nandom district of the Upper West region is under threat due to drug shortage.
As part of measures to provide stable and adequate power, the Volta River Authority is to provide an additional installed capacity of 260 megawatts of power to the national grid by November.
An Endowment Fund, initiated by Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli last year for Mawuko Girls Senior High School in Ho was formally launched at the school’s premises Saturday.
The Gomoa West District Assembly in collaboration with the Gomoa West District National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) supported disaster victims in the district.
GSK, a British Multinational Pharmaceutical Company, has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive scientific opinion for its malaria candidate vaccine MosquirixTM.
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Seth Terkper has described as sustainable Ghana’s ballooning public debt which has risen from nine billion cedis to 90 billion cedis in seven years.
President John Dramani Mahama has taken a 7-day leave beginning today, July 27, 2015.
Safe Water Network in partnership with Afigya Kwabre District Assembly has commissioned two mechanized boreholes in Tetrem and Boamang in the Afigya Kwabre District Assembly.
A new measure to ensure the presence of nurses at the Epics Clinic has commenced.
The Northern Region branch of the Ghana Red Cross Society, has trained community volunteers at the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality, to help identify people with eye problems in their communities and refer them to hospitals for treatment.
Residents of Jedua in the Amenfi East District in the Western Region have been provided with a new Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound to improve health delivery in the area.
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) says it is in full support of the ongoing strike by some junior doctors across the country.
Residents of Seneso, a suburb in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region have been provided with a mechanized borehole facility to improve potable water supply in the area.
Government has promised to pay Junior Doctors their 11-month salary arrears by 2pm, Wednesday July 29.
The Social Investment Fund is to embarking on nine developmental projects in the Afigya Kwabre District in the Ashanti Region.
Agitating junior doctors will receive their 11-month salary arrears by Wednesday, the Ministry of Employment has promised.
The chiefs and people of Dzadzepe in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region were full of smile when the district Assembly in collaboration with the District Directorate of Education handed over a new six unit classroom block to the community.
The Ghana Red Cross Society has organized a sustainability workshop with stakeholders on the Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA) project in Atebubu.
Teachers and pupils of Fawuah LA Primary School in the Afram Plains District in the Eastern Region have raised concerns about the Assembly’s reluctance to re-roof their 3 unit classroom block that was ruined down by a heavy downpour a month ago.
Nathaniel Otoo, a lawyer and a Universal Health Coverage and risk protection technocrat has been appointed to head the National Health Insurance Authority, (NHIA).
Two Community-based Health planning and Service (CHPS) compound at two communities in the Amenfi West District are in the offing.
A former assemblyman for Medie in the Ga West Municipality in Greater Accra Region has suggested that women should be made to dominate district assemblies to drive development and good local governance in rural areas.
The Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) has announced that its members will embark on a nationwide strike beginning Friday July 31st.
A sod cutting ceremony to commence the construction of a modern kindergarten block for the Ave-Dzadzepe Basic School has been held.
The lead operator of the Jubilee Oil Field, Tullow Oil, has announced the completion of repair works on the faulty compressor on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah that resulted in the halting of gas export to the onshore processing plant for power generation.
L‘Oreal West Africa, a cosmetics and beauty company, has commissioned a multi-purpose building for the Abokobi Health Post in the Ga-East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, to boost maternal health services in the community.
As part of its general policy to improve sanitation across the district, the Ellembele District Assembly has completed a new toilet facility for the Asasetre community.
The District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has disclosed that the Assembly is undertaking a vital project for drivers at Breman Kokoso by constructing a modern Lorry station in the area.
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) which will in future pass Coalition for Democratic Development (CDD) and United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) assessment, will be accorded National Awards.
The Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region has recently completed two major infrastructural projects for residents of Abeliyeri, a community in the district.
The Ghana Health Service is seeking to add Hepatitis B to diseases that newborns are immunized against.
Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has urged heads of department and staff of the assemblies to protect and promote the integrity of the country to ensure development.
The Akatsi North District Assembly in consultation with Torgbui Nyamekor Glakpe V, Paramount Chief of Ave Dakpa Traditional Area and President of Ave Council of Chiefs, the National Sanitation Day Implementation Committee and all other stakeholders have scheduled July 31 for massive cleanup exercise in the district.
The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for June 2015 increased to 23.1 percent indicating that from June 2014- June 2015, the PPI increased by 23.1 per cent.
The move follows the inability of government to resolve their grievances over their working conditions.
The Ellembele District Assembly looks forward to ameliorating accommodation problems of its staff with the construction of more staff quarters.
The District Chief Executive for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region, Mrs. Veronica Antwi Adjei has commissioned a new teachers’ bungalow at Sawua, a suburb of the district.
In a bid to improve health delivery in the area, the Amenfi Central District Assembly has completed rehabilitation work on the Akyekyere Community Health-based Planning Service (CHPS) compound.
The Managing Proprietor of Promising Hope Preparatory School at Anyinam in the Eastern Region, has urged learning institutions, churches and organizations, to work hard to ensure a clean environment.
At least one person has been shot dead by police of Salaga in the East Gonja district in the Northern Region following riots between students and authorities of the T.l Ahmadiya School.
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has parried off pressure from government and other stakeholders to call of their nationwide strike.
The Commonwealth University in London on Wednesday, 28th July, 2015 awarded the District Chief Executive of Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District, Hon. Francis Kofi Korankye Sakyi with doctorate degree in Public Administration (DPA).
The Northern Regional Security Council has called for the immediate closure of Salaga TI Ahmadiyya Senior High School (SHS) after a gory clash between students and authorities of the school yesterday.
Nurses at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital have served notice they will be going on strike “effective 3rd August, 2015 over the Ministry of Health’s refusal to settle our unpaid salary arrears.”
Students in selected schools in the Agona East and West Districts in the Central Region have benefited from a three day hearing screening exercise.
Work is set begin on a new residential apartment for the Sekyere Afram Plains District Chief Executive (DCE), Ghanadistricts.com has reliably been informed.