JASIKAN:
Jasikan District Assembly approves new DCE
Friday, August 01 2008
The Jasikan District Assembly has approved the nominee, Mr Bob-Charles Agbontor, a Quantity Surveyor, as the District Chief Executive of the District.
WA:
Voter registration gets encouraging start
Friday, August 01 2008
Many of the registration centres in the Wa Municipality recorded an encouraging turn out when registration of newly qualified voters began.
(BONGO-MANSO) NKORANZA NORTH:
Develop Monkey Sanctuary to generate revenue
Friday, August 01 2008
Nkoranza North District Chief Executive, Madam Grace Obeng-Donkor, has appealed to the Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations to develop the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary and the ancient Bono-Manso Slave Trade Centre in Brong-Ahafo Region into first class tourism attraction sites to generate substantial income.
CAPE COAST:
Central Region schools receive buses
Friday, August 01 2008
The Central Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) is investigating reports that some drivers from second cycle institutions stole audio tapes from new vehicles they had gone to fetch from Accra for schools in the Region, authorities said.
ACCRA:
Abankroh appointed Director-General of WAGPA
Friday, August 01 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appointed Mr Ernest Abankroh as Director-General for the West Africa Gas Pipeline Project Authority (WAGPA).
ACCRA:
Governments set aviation safety as high priority
Friday, August 01 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama said with Africa having been criticized for its poor record in air safety and security, it was praiseworthy that African governments through the African Union, had set the improvement of safety and security in aviation in Africa as a high priority.
ACCRA:
Court strikes out case against IEA, others
Friday, August 01 2008
An Accra Fast Track High Court on Thursday struck out a motion for contempt filed by Mr Thomas Ward-Brew, the presidential candidate of the Democratic People’s Party, against the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and 13 others.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Rain affects businesses
Friday, August 01 2008
As usual, many houses and businesses were seriously affected by
yesterday’s downpour in Accra thus affecting businesses.
TAKORADI:
Dont block roads for funerals
Friday, August 01 2008
One of the disturbing development in the twin-city of Sekondi/Takoradi is the blocking of roads for funerals, parties and other activities without permission.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
15,000 Cedis for Top 4 winner
Friday, August 01 2008
The winner of this year’s Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) Top Four soccer tournament will earn 15,000 Ghana Cedis.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko deny Inkoom-Barca trials
Friday, August 01 2008
Asante Kotoko have denied media reports linking defender Samuel Inkoom to a two-week trials with Spanish giants Barcelona at the Camp Nou.
(ANLO TOWN) NEW JUABEN
Man hangs for love
Friday, August 01 2008
A jealous pensioner who constantly threatened to commit suicide and make the headlines due to alleged marital problems has carried out his threat by hanging himself in his “chamber and hall” apartment at Anlo Town, a suburb of Koforidua in the Eastern Region.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GBA allays security fears
Friday, August 01 2008
Chairman of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Moses Foh-Amoaning has allayed security fears ahead of the Boxing Bonanza scheduled for the Lebanon Club House, Accra on Saturday, August 1.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
RICS support N/R Sports Festival
Friday, August 01 2008
RICS Charities, a subsidiary of RICS Consult has formed a partnership with the Northern Region office of the Ghana Education Service to organize this year’s Inter-Districts Basic Schools Sports Festival.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe may move to Spain
Friday, August 01 2008
Two Spanish La Liga sides Real Betis and Atletico Madrid have expressed interest in Asante Kotoko striker Eric Bekoe.
ACCRA:
Ministry and Iran sign MOU
Friday, August 01 2008
The Ministry of Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Iranian Red Crescent Society in Accra to help strengthen the bilateral relations between them.
AKATSI :
Akatsi records increase in NHIS
Friday, August 01 2008
The Akatsi District has recorded significant increase over the first
quarter of the year in the National Health Insurance Scheme.
AMANSIE WEST :
Cintronella processing factory for assembly
Friday, August 01 2008
The Amansie District Assembly has collaborated with the citonella farmers in the district to establish a processing plant at Mem Junction at Manso Nkwanta to extract the oil for sail to industries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Agyemang ready for Serbian deal
Friday, August 01 2008
Ghanaian striker Louis Agyemang is trying out at Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade in a bid to earn a permanent move to Europe after three seasons in the South Africa Premier Soccer League.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Arena interested in Ghana Job
Friday, August 01 2008
USA’s head coach Bruce Arena is said to have expressed interest in the Black Stars Job.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
Sensitization forum towards political activities held
Friday, August 01 2008
The West Gonja District Directorate of Information Services Department have organized a one day sensitization forum on coverage of political activities for political parties in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
SA in Cosafa final
Friday, August 01 2008
South Africa will meet Mozambique in the final of the Cosafa Cup regional tournament.
(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
Mainstream MDGs to attain goal-Advisor
Friday, August 01 2008
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have been urged to mainstream the MDGs in their Development plans so as to facilitate the attainment of those goals by 2015.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Ghanaians urged to avoid double registration
Friday, August 01 2008
The Nzema East Municipal Electoral Officer, Mr Moses Awade, has advised electorates in the area to ward against multiple registration in the ongoing nationwide limited voters’ registration exercise.
HOHOE:
Hohoe Highway to be ready by December
Friday, August 01 2008
Work on the 3.5-kilometre Hohoe town roads would be completed by December at a cost of GH¢ 1.1 million.
TEMA:
Tema Mantse’s appeal to companies
Friday, August 01 2008
The Tema Mantse, Nii Adjei Kraku II, has called on companies in the Tema Metropolis to take fire precautions at their premises seriously to decrease the high rate of fire incidents.
ACCRA:
Readwide Limited wants media partnership
Friday, August 01 2008
ReadWide Ghana Limited on Friday called on media houses to partner the organization to promote reading among the Ghanaian populace.
SUNYANI:
Okyehene’s forestation drive on course
Friday, August 01 2008
The Forest Plantations Development Fund Management Board, has since its establishment in the year 2002 disbursed more than GH¢ 6 million to support the national forest plantation development programme.
(LARTEH) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Police nab suspected taxi thieves
Saturday, August 02 2008
The Tema Regional Police Criminal Investigations Department has handed over to the Larteh Police two persons suspected to have stolen a taxicab at Larteh and attempted to sell it in Ashaiman.
BAWORO) EJISU JUABEN:
Multi-purpose workshop commissioned
Saturday, August 02 2008
A multi-purpose workshop and a computer laboratory for Baworo Integrated Community Centre for Employable Skills (ICCES) costing GH¢1,150 to enhance effective teaching and learning has been commissioned at Baworo in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Three die in Zebilla Accident
Saturday, August 02 2008
Three persons including a three-month old baby girl died on the spot at the outskirts of Zebilla, the Bawku West District capital, when two commercial vehicles collided.
TAMALE:
Man gets six months jail term for theft
Saturday, August 02 2008
A 35-year-old watchman,  Issifu Adams, has been sentenced to a six-month jail term by a Tamale District Court for stealing personal effects valued at GH¢ 291.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Don’t settle rape/defilement cases at home – Police
Saturday, August 02 2008
Winneba Municipal Police Commander, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Jordan Quaye, has appealed to heads of families not to settle defilement and rape cases at home because they are serious offences.
TAMALE :
FDB sensitizes public on food safety
Saturday, August 02 2008
The Northern Regional Manager of the Food and Drugs Board (FDB), Mr. Solomon Agampim, has advised the public to monitor conditions under which foods they consume are prepared.
(TOLON) KUMBUNGU:
Community members urged to fight human trafficking
Saturday, August 02 2008
The  Tolon/Kumbungu District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Wahab Suhuyini Wumbei has appealed to community members to join hands with stakeholders in,the fight against forced labour and human trafficking.
HO :
Orphans supported
Saturday, August 02 2008
The Volta Regional Secretariat of the Department of Women of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affair has presented school uniforms to 40 orphans and vulnerable children in Ho.
TAMALE:
Unemployed refused bail
Saturday, August 02 2008
A Tamale District Court has remanded Issah Mohammed, a 25-year-old unemployed until August 11, for stealing clothing valued at GH¢ 829 belonging to Madam Gladys Gamoor, a lecturer at the University for Development Studies.
CAPE COAST :
C/R administration to investigate school drivers
Saturday, August 02 2008
The Central Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) is to investigate reports that drivers from some second cycle institutions who were recently sent to Accra to fetch new vehicles the government had provided for some schools in the Central Region stole audio tapes from the vehicles.
TAMALE:
Minister calls for proper maintenance of vehicles
Saturday, August 02 2008
Directors of Education and heads of educational institutions have been urged to cultivate the culture of maintenance to ensure that vehicles under their care are well maintained.
WASA AMENFI WEST:
MP in fatal accident
Saturday, August 02 2008
The  National Democratic Congress (NDC)  Member of Parliament (MP) for Amenfi West in the Western Region, Hon. John Gyetuah, was involved in a fatal accident in the early hours of Friday, August 1, 2008.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
ECG cables stolen
Sunday, August 03 2008
A circuit court at Agona Swedru has sentenced Emmanuel Blankson, a 20-year-old electrician, from Winneba, to five years imprisonment for stealing low tension electrical cables belonging to the Winneba branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
ACCRA :
Lawyers are not necessities.
Sunday, August 03 2008
Mrs Emma Ocran, Legal Director, National Insurance Commission (NIC), said the services of lawyers in the pursuance of insurance compensation arising from motor accidents was a matter of choice rather than a necessity.
NZEMA EAST :
Personnel asked to accept rural postings
Sunday, August 03 2008
The Nzema East Municipal Co-ordinating Director, Mr. George Dzemesi has asked national service personnel to accept postings to rural areas to facilitate the development of the country.
NEW JUABEN :
More trees being felled.
Sunday, August 03 2008
Madam Rose Otchere, Headmistress of Topease Methodist Basic School in the Eastern Region, has cautioned that the wanton destruction of the forest could have a devastating effect on future generations.
(AWUTU BAWJIASE) EFUTU :
Break practice occultism in schools
Sunday, August 03 2008
Ten children’s clubs organized by officials of the Awutu-Bawjiase Programme area office of Plan Ghana (PG), a Non-Governmental Orgainzation (NGO), were jointly inaugurated at a ceremony, at Mangoase near Jei-Krodua, in the Central Region.
EFFUTU :
More education needed .
Sunday, August 03 2008
An official of the just-ended pilot National Identification Registration exercise in the Central Region, Mr. Bight Bedzrah, has urged the Government to ensure that people in the remaining regions in the country yet to benefit from the programme, were given intensive education.
CAPE COAST:
Vice Chancellor makes clarion call
Sunday, August 03 2008
The Vice-Chancellor of University of Cape Coast (UCC), Rev. Prof Emmanuel Adow Obeng has blamed the increase in social vices and corruption in the country on the lack of intensive moral training at the basic level of education.
CAPE COAST :
Farmers form new co operative
Sunday, August 03 2008
A new agro-business venture, Sugarcane and Vegetables Farmers Co-operative Society has been formed at Adawukwa, near Okyereko, in the Central Region.
GOMOA :
Work on five schools under MCA begins
Monday, August 04 2008
About 75 million dollars out of the 245 million dollars under the Millennium Challenge Account would be invested in the provision of social amenities such as water, electricity, sanitation and education in 23 beneficiary Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts the next three-and-a-half years.
(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA :
Begoro hospital establishes endowment fund
Monday, August 04 2008
The Begoro Hospital Advisory Board has established a 100,000 Ghana cedis Endowment Fund to improve facilities and motivate health personnel working at the hospital.
(TWIFO ANKAKOR) THLD:
Three people die in motor accident
Monday, August 04 2008
Three persons died on the spot when a Madza Truck collided with a Kia Truck at Twifo Ankakor, near Twifo Praso.
ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE:
National Service Co-ordinator dies in car accident
Monday, August 04 2008
The Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District National Service Co-ordinator, Mr. Gabriel Kojo Appau died on the spot when the car on which he was travelling skidded off the road and plunged into a ditch at Twifo Ampenkro near Twifo Praso.
ACCRA:
Declare Tuberculosis an emergency disease
Monday, August 04 2008
The government has been urged to declare Tuberculosis as an emergency to enhance more political commitment and increase influx of donor funding to make the country achieve the Millennium Development Goals and World Health Organisation’s targets.
(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
CEPS poised to meet challenges
Monday, August 04 2008
The Commissioner of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Mr Emmanul Doku has said the Service was poised to meet challenges in customs administration to optimize performance to create a favourable environment for business and investment in the country.
(DOME) GA EAST:
Government to construct more bridges at Dome
Monday, August 04 2008
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Boniface Abubakar Saddique has said government would construct more bridges at Dome in Accra to ease flooding in the area.
(KUKURANTUMI) EAST AKIM :
East Akim District GES receives track suits
Monday, August 04 2008
The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG),  has presented 40 sets of track suits valued at 1,400 Ghana Cedis to the East Akim Municipal Secretariat of the Ghana Education Service (GES) at a at Kukurantumi.
(OLD NINGO) DANGME WEST:
Stop attacking the police, DCOP cautions
Monday, August 04 2008
The Director-General in-charge of Police Operation at the Police Headquarters, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Patrick Timbillah has cautioned civilians to desist from attacking police personnel in the discharge of their duties.
NATIONAL:
Ghana and Trinidad to establish Chamber of Commerce
Monday, August 04 2008
Ghana and the Caribbean State of Trinidad and Tobago had pledged their resolve towards the promotion of mutually beneficial- economic-trade relations through a joint Chamber of Commerce.
HOHOE:
Man jailed for stealing mobile phone and money
Monday, August 04 2008
A circuit court at Hohoe sentenced Lucas Ahamah, a 26-year-old unemployed man, to three years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing GHc 200 and a mobile phone, belonging to Akpene Searyo, a trader in Nsuta in the Kadjebi district.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
Wireko-Brobbey to go independent
Monday, August 04 2008
Mr. Bright Wireko-Brobbey a founding member and a member of Hemang-Lower Denkyira Constituency branch of New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Sunday declared his intention to contest the Parliamentary seat as an independent candidate in the December 2008 general elections.
(ATIA) TECHIMAN :
Plant cocoa alongside teak tress in forest reserve
Monday, August 04 2008
The  Chief of Atia near Nsuta in Techiman Municipality in the Brong Ahafo, has appealed to government to allow farmers in the area to plant cocoa in addition to teak in the Sawsaw forest reserve.
(SWEDRU) AGONA:
Commercial drivers cautioned
Monday, August 04 2008
The Assistant Superintendent of Police of the Agona Swedru Divisional Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit of the Ghana Police Service, Mr. Tetteh Kubi has warned commercial drivers to desist from the habit of travelling more than eight continuous hours.
(SPORTS- BOXING) INTERNATOINAL:
Clottey wins IBF Title
Monday, August 04 2008
Joshua Clottey beat Zab Judah(USA) to win the IBF welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Inter boss hails Muntari
Monday, August 04 2008
Ghana international, Sulley Muntari has been praised by Inter Milan President, Massimo Moratti after making his debut for the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Heritage Classic Golf touney
Monday, August 04 2008
The first Heritage Classic Wishbone Invitational Golf Championship would tee off at the Celebrity Golf Course at Sakumono, near Tema on Saturday, August 9.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko register five players
Monday, August 04 2008
Asante Kotoko have augmented their squad with five players for the group phase of this year’s Caf Confederation Cup.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Nettey wins Title
Monday, August 04 2008
Isaac Nettey, 27, became the new International Boxing Federation (IBF) Intercontinental Super Bantamweight champion after a majority decision win over Galley Cudjoe, 29, on Saturday at the Lebanon Club House, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo suffer injury blow
Monday, August 04 2008
Zamalek were without Ghana striker Junior Agogo when they took on Dynamos of Zimbabwe on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Riga keen to impress
Monday, August 04 2008
Ghana-born striker Mustapha Riga is keen on impressing in England after completing his move to Bolton.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sadiki makes Kotoko U-turn
Monday, August 04 2008
Former Ghana youth defender Adamu Mohammed has been released by Turkish side Genclerbirligi after just six months at the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy to complete Birmingham move
Monday, August 04 2008
Birmingham expect to complete the loan signing of former Arsenal striker Quincy Owusu-Abeyie today.
TAMALE:
MOFA calls for more funding at district level
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Northern Regional Director of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Sylvester Adongo has appealed for more funding for agriculture at the district level to enable the ministry to meet its agriculture production targets.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Muslims advised not to avail themselves
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface has advised Muslims in the country not to allow themselves to be used to cause confusion in the December elections.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Police warn political parties and supporters
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Commander has advised political parties and their supporters to eschew acts calculated to disrupt the on–going voters registration exercise in the region.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Father’s tears draw sympathy of lawyers in court
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The tears of middle-aged man whose son was fined GH¢ 70.00 by an Accra Circuit Court on Monday drew the sympathy of two lawyers who mobilised funds to pay the fine.
(MOREE) CAPE COAST:
Motor Mechanic trapped to death
Tuesday, August 05 2008
A 30-year old motor mechanic, Ebenezer Asare, died instantly  when he crashed into an articulated vehicle on the main Accra-Takoradi road, as he attempted to join the main road from Moree.
    
NKORANZA:
Add study of HIV/AIDS to school syllabus
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of Education, Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, has called for the addition of the study of HIV/AIDS to the school syllabus to help curb the spread of the pandemic among students.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC to establish award scheme for contractors-Mills
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills, has assured road and building contractors that his government would establish a befitting national awards scheme for them if voted into power.
WA:
Another MP involved in accident
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sawla/Tuna/Kalba in the Northern Region, Mr. Soditey Dari, on Saturday got involved in a lorry accident, sustaining serious body injuries and flown to Accra on Monday for medical attention, after a short admission at the Wa Regional Hospital.
ACCRA:
Don’t register minors to vote - NGO
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Children’s Rights International (CRI), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has appealed to political parties to desist from any attempt of registering children below the age of 18 years.
(KUMASI) NPP :
Asokwa constituency inaugurates youth wing
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Osei-Assibey Antwi, has advised Ghanaians not to vote the National Democratic Congress (NDC) back to power, as the party is anticipating since they have no new economic policies to improve upon the well-being of the people.
ACCRA:
Physically challenged need extra attention
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Unique Child Academy, Ms Cecilia Boateng-Mensah has called on government to train health personnel, who can communicate in the sign language to assist the deaf and dumb pregnant women to access healthcare.
(WINNEBA) NDC:
Do not be divided by politics-Mike Hammah
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Effutu Constituency, Mr Mike Allen Hammah has appealed to Ghanaians not to allow politics to divide and create enmity among them.
(HO) EC :
Shortage of registration materials in Ho
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Registration materials are said to be in short supply at the Tokokoe Abudi L.A JSS and the Klave R.C. Primary School registration centres in the Tokokoe/Tanyigbe and Klave/Hoe electoral areas respectively in the Ho Municipality.
BAWKU:
Curfew at Bawku unchanged
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Minister of the Interior,  Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs for another one week with effect from Monday, August 4.
ACCRA :
GCB supports Graphic Governance Dialogue
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) Limited has presented a cheque of GH¢ 20,000 to the Graphic Communication Group Limited (GCGL) to support this year’s Daily Graphic Governance Dialogue programme.
(KOFORIDUA) NPP:
Moslems advised on political activities
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, has advised Muslims in the country not to allow themselves to be used to cause confusion in the December elections.
(MFENSI) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Father and daughter in freak accident
Tuesday, August 05 2008
An elder of the New Apostolic Church at Ntensere in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District, Mr Johnson Nkrumah, 38 died instantly when he was knocked down by a Mercedez Benz saloon car at the outskirt of Mfensi.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Prof. Mills defies local punctuality syndrome
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Professor John Evans Atta Mills has defied the popular local punctuality syndrome by appearing 10 minutes before the advertised time whilst the organizers, the Association of Road Contractors (ASORC) and the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABECEG) were not ready.
(KUMASI) NPP :
Asawasi NPP elects parliamentary candidate
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Dr Mohammed Kabil, alias Alhaji Ballah, a Lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has been elected the parliamentary candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Asawasi in the Kumasi Metropolis.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, August 4.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU :
MMDCEs need to do more
Tuesday, August 05 2008
An appeal has been made to the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives   to make the fight against bad sanitation a priority as better sanitation leads to better development.
(ODUMASE KROBO) MANYA KROBO :
Judge pays fine
Tuesday, August 05 2008
A presiding Judge at the Odumase Krobo circuit court, Mr Asmah Akwasi Asiedu stunned members of the general public who have gathered to listen to the days proceedings when he paid the GHC 40 fine , he imposed on an accused person, Eric Sogli.
(NIMA) AMA :
Police pep up watch committee
Tuesday, August 05 2008
In recognition  of the support of the Nima Neighbourhood Watch committee, the Nima Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Angwubutoge Awuni, on behalf of the Ghana Police Service has rewarded the committee with an amount of GH 2000 for assisting  in flushing out criminals in the area.
(CENTRAL) AMA :
Phase two has started.
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Phase Two of Accra’s Central Business district rehabilitation and expansion works has begun.
TAMALE :
Child Evangelism still alive.
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) of Ghana-Northern Region, has trained some 19 Sunday School Teachers and 16 Christian Youth in Action (CYIA) members and tasked them with the responsibility of propagating the word of God both in Sunday schools and in rural communities.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah meets Balotelli
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana’s inspirational captain Stephen Appiah has met Inter Milan youngster Mario Barwuah Balotelli to discuss his international future.
BOLGATANGA :
Jubilee register for Chiefs.
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, a legal practitioner and a publisher has presented two copies of a manual titled “Ghana Jubilee Register” to two paramount chiefs in the Upper East Region.
TAMALE :
MOFA appeals for support at district level.
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Mr. Sylvester Adongo, Northern Regional Director of Food and Agriculture, has appealed for more funding for agriculture at the district level to enable the ministry to meet its agriculture production targets.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Pantsil in position competition
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana international John Pantsil says he is ready to fight for a right-back starting role after his club Fulham signed Swedish Fredrik Stoor for the same position.
AMANSIE CENTRAL :
Two brothers honoured
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Chiefs and people of Kotwia and Abodom in the Amansie East District of Ashanti Region,held a durbar to honour two illustrious brothers for their contribution to development in the country.
EAST AKYEM :
Respect spouses of pastors
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Seventh Annual Delegates’ Conference of the Akyem Abuakwa Presbyterian Church Catechists Spouses’ has ended with a call on them to support their husbands intellectually, spiritually and physically.
(RACE COURSE) AMA :
Squatters still loittering
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Weeks after the demolition of part of the old Accra Race Course behind the International Conference Centre, some quarters are still refusing to relocate and are seen loitering around with their horses tethered to the trees on the piece of land.
NATIONAL :
Thomas Osei jailed
Tuesday, August 05 2008
An Accra Fast Track High court has sentenced Thomas Osei, the man who drove into the President’s car last November to 9 months imprisonment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghatel win gala championship
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Cape Coast Ghatel Ladies emerged the Central Region Women’s soccer gala champions after a competition organised at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien in Chelsea untouchable seven
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is the only African in the seven players declared untouchable by new Chelsea coach Felipe Scolari.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Blackburn to sign Annan
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana international Anthony Annan is due to sign for Blackburn according to his Norwegian club IK Start.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Police Upsets Golden Sticks
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Police last Saturday caused a major upset in the IPMC Hockey league with a well executed 2-1 win over A-League title contenders Golden Sticks of Ghana Commercial Bank.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appeal for rescheduling of DOL
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Brong Ahafo United Football Club, Mr. Charles Kwadwo Ntim has appealed to the Division One
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson Flirts With Monaco
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Ghana’s number one goal tender, Richard ‘Olele’ Kingson is set to join French side Monaco for next season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko augment squad
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Asante Kotoko have augmented their squad with five players for the group phase of this year’s Caf Confederation Cup.
ACCRA:
Talk Tax’ bags GH¢4 Million
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Communications Services Tax (CST) which was introduced amidst much debate over its appropriateness and burden on the taxpayer has recorded more than GH¢4 million in its first month of collection.
TEMA:
Fuel will flow — TOR
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has given the assurance that it is capable of sustaining the current petroleum supply levels in spite of losses it is incurring due to the halt in the review of petroleum prices since May 4, this year.
(OYIBI) DANGME WEST:
’Prime responsibility for teachers’
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Director-General of Ghana Education Service, Mr. Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, says the world is going through rapid changes with far-reaching consequences which present considerable challenges to the educational system. 
(HWIDIEM) ASUTIFI:
Government assures of adequate security
Tuesday, August 05 2008
A Minister of State at the Ministry of the Interior , Nana Obiri Boahen says Government will take prudent measures including adequate security before, during and after the December elections to ensure that Ghana’s peace is maintained. 
ACCRA:
Sanitary guards for districts soon
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The sanitation situation in the country is deteriorating by the day and this might lead to increase in sanitation related diseases among children and the most vulnerable.
(HWEDIEM) ASUTIFI:
Government interventions in education yields dividend
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Government interventions in the education sector has led to a consistent increase in school enrolment at all levels in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mrs. Akua Debrah, Regional Director of Education, said at the weekend.
BOLGATANGA:
Journalists to press on
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Journalists have been urged to focus more on developmental reportage instead of paying too much premium on political issues.
KADJEBI:
Two held over eloctoral malpractices
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Divisional Command of the Hohoe Police is holding Prosper Tettey, 42, a photographer, and a Togolese at the Kadjebi Electoral Commission office on suspicion of planning to register some Togolese in the on-going voters registration exercise.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Students owe nation
Tuesday, August 05 2008
Students have been asked to eschew negative tendencies and study hard to justify the huge investment being made by government in the education sector.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
MiDA van reaches Effutu, Awutu
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin has urged members of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Advisory Committees, to work hard to ensure the success of the Millennium Development Account in their localities.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM:
DCE in unity call
Tuesday, August 05 2008
The Kwaebibirem District Chief Executive, Mr Yaw Yiadom-Boakye, has urged Ghanaians to consider themselves as one people with a common destiny, their cultural differences notwithstanding.
(BUNSO) EAST AKIM:
CSIR calls for preservation of plant genetic resources
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Director General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Prof Emmanuel Owusu-Bennoah has appealed to the Plant Genetic Resources Research Institute (PGRRI) to play its mandated role of preserving plant genetic resources of the country.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH :
Assembly Members told to help improve revenue base
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Assembly Members in the Adansi North District Assembly have been called upon to come out with innovative ideas to help improve the Assembly’s revenue generation.
(ABOR):
Abor Police look for suspect
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Police at Abor in the Volta Region are looking for Kofi Agbeko, an unemployed who allegedly stabbed a farmer during an argument over fresh maize, local police said.
(MENAMENASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Community cries for cemetery
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The chiefs and people of Menamenaso, a farming community near Odubi in the Asante Akim South District have appealed to the District Chief Executive (DCE), Abdul Karim Boakye-Yiadom, to assist the community to get a cemetery.
(KORLE-BU) AMA :
UNHCR donates medical supplies to Korle-Bu
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has presented medical supplies  worth over 70,000 Euros to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, August 5, 2005.
ACCRA:
Let’s protect the integrity of elections – Ghartey
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The 3rd Daily Graphic Governance Dialogue opened on Tuesday in Accra with a call on all Ghanaians to play their roles in ensuring the integrity of the December elections.
ACCRA:
Parties call for extension of registration
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the People’s National Convention (PNC) has appealed to the Electoral Commission (EC) to extend the on-going limited voter registration exercise due to operational lapses over the past six days.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC:
NDC calls on NPP to respect democratic practices
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Eastern Regional Secretariat of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has condemned the interference of the on-going registration exercise in the region by some government officials and the attempt to create artificial shortages of registration materials in  areas preserved to be strongholds of the party.
(NEW TOWN) AMA:
Free medical screening for Accra New Town
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Foundation for African Relief (FAR), a US-based health oriented Non-Governmental Organisation, in collaboration with the Apostolic Church of Ghana have organised a medical screening for church members and some residents at Accra New Town, a suburb of Accra.
WINNEBA:
Engage sign language at rallies for the deaf/dumb
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Chairman of the Winneba branch of the Deaf and Dumb Association, Mr Victor Essien has appealed to Political Parties to engage the services of sign interpreters to translate their messages at their rallies to their members.
(AYEASE) OBUASI :
Over GH¢2,250 spent on Agric project
Wednesday, August 06 2008
More than two thousand, two hundred and fifty (2,250) Ghana cedis have been spent on the implementation of the Root and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Programme (RTIMP) of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in the Obuasi Municipality.
HO :
Local dances can increase earnings in tourism- Quashigah
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (rtd) has observed that the country’s dance forms could boost earnings from tourism if purposefully packaged.
(DANSOMAN) AMA : Police raid den of suspected criminals
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Dansoman police have arrested 75 suspected criminals in an exercise aimed at flushing out criminals and other social miscreants from the city.
(KYEBI) EAST AKIM:
Okyehene appointed
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin has been appointed a member of the Advisory Council to the Prince’s Rainforest Project (PRP), by the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana in FIFA’s top 20
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Ghana has improved one place up in the current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released today.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bright Future qualify for DOL
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Amasaman Bright Future Football Club topped the Eastern Regional Football Association’s 2008 Second Division League table with seven points and goal advantage to win the main Middle League at Koforidua.
NATIONAL :
Police plan snap-checks at centres
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The police have been directed to undertake unannounced checks at the various registration centres to ascertain alleged registration of minors, Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Patrick Timbillah has announced.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Top-flight football excites Mensah
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Ghanaian players have been involved in some high profile transfer moves in Europe ahead of the new season and that has excited stand-in Black Stars captain John Mensah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zongo championship hits Bukom
Wednesday, August 06 2008
The first ever Zongo Soccer Championship hits Bukom and its environs on Wednesday, August 6 at the Mantse Agbonaa Park, James Town.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Holmes Farewell trophy
Wednesday, August 06 2008
All is set for the Andrew Holmes Farewell Open Golf Championship scheduled for the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Friday, August 8.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts change training grounds
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak have finally ditched their infamous Lotteries Training pitch after new coach Kosta Papic deemed the surface unsuitable for their training activities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fianoo returns to Ashgold
Wednesday, August 06 2008
Kudjoe Fianoo, the embittered Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ashantigold FC, has returned to the club after abandoning it for almost a week.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Thursday, August 07 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, August 6, 2008.
(TUOBODOM) TECHIMAN :
Tuobodom installs Twafohene
Thursday, August 07 2008
A 46-year old internal auditor at the Wenchi Municipal Assembly, Mr. Anthony Kofi Nimoh, has been installed as Twafohene of Tuobodom under the stool name Nana Baffour Amo Kofi II.
ACCRA:
EC to prosecute minors who register
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has warned that any minor who registers during the on-going voter registration exercise would be identified and prosecuted in accordance with the electoral laws.
NATIONAL :
AU urged to be firm and decisive on Mauritania
Thursday, August 07 2008
A Senior Fellow of the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), Dr. Kwesi Jonah, has called on the African Union to send a strong signal to the coup makers in Mauritania that the continent detests overthrown of legitimate governments.
ASHAIMAN:
DCE calls for unity
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) has held its first stakeholders’ forum with a call on residents of the municipality to unite towards the development of the area.
ACCRA:
Limited voter registration exercise worrying-NCCE
Thursday, August 07 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has expressed its worry about the problems that have characterised the limited voter registration exercise.
ACCRA:
NDC accuses EC and NPP
Thursday, August 07 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the largest minority party contesting Election 2008, has accused the Electoral Commission (EC) and the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) of deliberately mismanaging the ongoing voter registration exercise to create an unfair advantage for the ruling party.
(KLIKOR) KETU:
Chief expresses worry about HIV/AIDS
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Klikor Traditional Area, Togbe Addo VIII,  has expressed worry at the community’s apathy towards HIV/AIDS sensitization forums.
(NEW TAFO) NPP :
Make pronouncement on parliamentary candidate-NPP
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Abuakwa North Constituency Executive of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to come out with a decision on the recommendations of the legal committee of the party on the nominated parliamentary candidate of the party for the constituency.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts/Olympics for Homowo Cup
Thursday, August 07 2008
City rivals Accra Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics will renew their age long rivalry as they battle for this year’s Homowo Challenge Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Boye close to Rennes deal
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana international John Boye could wrap up his move to French Ligue 1 side Rennes after reports claim he impressed officials during his one-week trial stint.
(SUAME) KMA:
Suame Magazine in industrial breakthrough
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Suame Magazine Industrial Development Organisation (SMIDO), the development unit of Suame Magazine, has led mechanics at Suame to manufacture chain links to service the mining industry.
(HUHUNYA) YILO KROBO:
Wee farms destroyed at Huhunya
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Eastern Regional Police Command has destroyed several acres of wee plantation at Huhunya in the Yilo-Krobo district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy completes Birmingham deal
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana attacker, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has completed his return to English football after Birmingham sealed a deal for him today from Spartak Moscow.
HOHOE:
Mobile phone thief fined
Thursday, August 07 2008
A Hohoe Circuit Court has sentenced Francis Fanam, a labourer, to a fine of GHc 72 for stealing a Nokia 3310 Mobile phone, belonging Ms Joan Mawudeku, a Hohoe-based seamstress.
(KWAME DANSO) SENE :
Apprentices get start-up kits
Thursday, August 07 2008
Over 1,700 apprentices in 34 selected districts in the country have been supported with “start-up kits”, all worth about 300,000 Ghana cedis, since 2003, under the Rural Enterprise Project (REP).
ACCRA:
Stop attacking journalists - GJA
Thursday, August 07 2008
The President of the Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA), Mr. Ransford Tetteh, has condemned recent attacks on journalists from two media houses in Accra and urged aggrieved persons to always seek redress with the National Media Commission (NMC) or the Ethics and Disciplinary Council of the Association.
    
ACCRA:
Limited voter registration exercise worrying-NCCE
Thursday, August 07 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has expressed its worry about the problems that have characterised the limited voter registration exercise.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to hold census in 2010
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana will conduct its fifth population and housing census in 2010, a move that will determine the actual population of the country by the time.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan counts on Ghana experience
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghanaian international Anthony Annan says experience gained from playing for the Black Stars puts him in a good stead to make an impact in the English Premiership.
BOLGATANGA:
Assemblies could not meet target
Thursday, August 07 2008
Following government directives for assemblies to use budgets allocated for development purposes to fund some components of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), most of the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies failed to meet their targets.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Army games to kick-off
Thursday, August 07 2008
This year’s Ghana Armed Forces Inter-Services Sports Competition has been scheduled for Monday, August 11 to Friday, August 15, 2008.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah returns from injury
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana defender John Mensah has handed a timely boost to his French club Lyon by making a return from injury.
HOHOE :
Law against indecent dressing advocated
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Volta Regional Director of National Population Council (NPC), Mr Edwin Darkey, has appealed to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice to promulgate a law against indecent dressing.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Danquah eyes Newcastle challenge
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana-born Holland starlet, Frank Wiafe Danquah, says he can make an impact this term in the English Premier League after featuring in Newcastle’s 2-2 draw with PSV on Wednesday.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
Include herbal medicines in NHIS-Doctoes
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Acting Dean of Faculty of Public Health and Allied Sciences of Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Dr. Kofi Bobi Barimah has appealed to the National Health Insurance Authority to include the essential herbal medicines in the National Health Insurance Scheme as indicated in the scheme’s Act.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Tagoe prepared to exhaust Ittifaq deal
Thursday, August 07 2008
Ghana international, Prince Tagoe will see out the remaining ten months on his contract at Al-Ittifaq after coming to terms with the fact that his Saudi club are unwilling to sell him.
WEIJA:
Ga Mantse in unity call
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tawiah III, has called on all traditional leaders within the Ga State to unite and work 
hard to unearth opportunities in traditional governance for local and national development.
BOLGATANGA:
Fake doctor in police grips
Thursday, August 07 2008
A middle-aged man, Akwesi Asare, who posed as a medical doctor with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has been arrested   by the Bolgatanga police.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
HIV/AIDS fight to assume new dimension
Thursday, August 07 2008
Employers have been urged to formulate HIV/AIDS policy towards the fight against the disease in the country.
ACCRA:
Rare sacrifice to clear cases backlog
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Judicial Service of Ghana has announced that it is introducing an exercise during this legal vacation to deal with serious criminal offences.
(ANYINAMSO) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Farmer dies after drinking poisonous substance
Thursday, August 07 2008
Kwasi Mensah,32, a farmer at  Anyinamso Number Two in the Atwima Mponua District died after taking a poisonous substance suspected to be DDT.
(SUBRISO) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
District intensifies fight against HIV/AIDS
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Ahafo-Ano North District Directorate of Health services, Mrs. Elizabeth Adentwi, has disclosed that 110 HIV/AIDS cases have been recorded in the area, from January last year, to June this year.
TEMA:
Police reduce checkpoints to stem bribery
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Ghana Police Service has effectively reduced the number of checkpoints on the Tema-Paga route as a measure to reduce delays and bribery from truck drivers plying the Tema-Ouagadougou route.
ACCRA:
No discrimination in spraying - COCOBOD
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has said it would continue to fight against black pod disease and capsid pest in all the cocoa growing regions to benefit cocoa farmers without any discrimination.
KUMASI:
Over-dependence on Common Fund suicidal - Administrator
Thursday, August 07 2008
The Administrator of the District Assemblies Common Fund, Mr. Joshua Magnus Nicol, has urged assemblies to regard the Fund as only a complementary source of revenue to their internally-generated income.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Manage school buses well-MCE
Friday, August 08 2008
Tertiary and second cycle institutions have been urged to put  in place adequate measures to ensure sustainable management and efficient operation of their vehicles.
(AKOBINA) MFANTSEMAN:
Don’t shift responsibilities to teachers
Friday, August 08 2008
The Assistant Director at the Mfantseman Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr Anthony Baison, has called on parents not to shift their responsibilities to teachers.
GOMOA EAST:
Assembly holds first sitting
Friday, August 08 2008
The Gomoa East District Assembly , one of the newly created districts has held its first ordinary session to put in place sub committees and also to approve its first budget.
(TESHIE) AMA:
Teshie to get chief after 23 years
Friday, August 08 2008
Chairman of the Ga Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Prof Emmanuel Martey, has said the long-standing chieftaincy dispute that had robbed Teshie of a chief for the past 23 years had contributed to the area’s slow pace of development.
(GOMOA TARKWA) GOMOA WEST:
Support Queenmothers to survive
Friday, August 08 2008
The new Queenmother of Gomoa Tarkwa, Nana Amfoah II, has appealed to chiefs, heads of clans and communities to support queen mothers to lead dignified lives.
SUNYANI:
Police investigates teacher’s death
Friday, August 08 2008
The Sunyani municipal police have interrogated three persons in connection with the mysterious death of a 36 year old female teacher of Ridge Experimental School in Sunyani.
(ATWIMA-MANHYIA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Kindergarten pupils graduate
Friday, August 08 2008
Twenty-five kindergarten pupils of the Good Shepherd International School at Atwima- Manhyia in the Atwima Nwabiagya District have graduated when the school held its first Open Day.
(LASHIBI) TMA:
We need land for developments - Elders
Friday, August 08 2008
The Chief and elders of Lashibi have appealed to the management of Tema Development Corporation (TDC) to release abandoned parcel of land within their area to them to under-take developmental projects.
GUSHEGU:
School Management Committees receive training
Friday, August 08 2008
Two hundred and forty School Management Committee (SMC) members in the Gushegu and Karaga districts have received training in school management.
(NKROFUL) NZEMA EAST:
Work hard to increase productivity
Friday, August 08 2008
The Branch Manager of the Axim branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank in the Western Region, Mr Stephen Hammond, has advised service personnel to be conscious and work hard at their new workplaces towards the development of the country.
CAPE COAST :
Carpenter bonded to be of good behaviour
Friday, August 08 2008
Derrick Ansah, a 28 year-old carpenter apprentice, and a resident of Jerusalem Street was on Wednesday bonded to be of good behaviour for causing damage.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Father defiled daughter
Friday, August 08 2008
The Akim Oda Magistrate’s Court in the Birim Central Municipality of the Eastern Region, has remanded in police custody, Seth Mantey, a farmer, for defiling his 14-year-old daughter.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kuffuor eyes Newcastle, Stoke moves
Friday, August 08 2008
Former Ghana International Sammy Kuffour is weighing up offers from the Premier League and Bundesliga. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Boakye seeks Nuremberg deal
Friday, August 08 2008
Ghanaian striker Isaac Boakye is on trials with German second division side Nuremberg for the possibility of joining the team.
ACCRA:
HFC Bank opens 14th branch
Friday, August 08 2008
HFC Bank has opened a new branch at Baatsona on the Spintex road in Accra to bring its banking services to the doorstep of its customers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Annan impresses in Blackburn trials
Friday, August 08 2008
Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan is close to clinching a deal with Blackburn Rovers after impressing coach Paul Ince.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston encourages Buaben
Friday, August 08 2008
Black Stars winger, Laryea Kingston is hopeful of a good season for the Ghanaian duo in the Scottish Premier League – SPL, which gets underway this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah readies for Lyon defence
Friday, August 08 2008
Ghana defender, John Mensah has given a positive report of his injury in the run up to the start of the French Ligue 1 this weekend.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
2nd Round Commences
Friday, August 08 2008
The Greater Accra IPMC Hockey League moves into second round of action this weekend at the National Hockey Pitch with interesting pairings.
(SPORTS- GENERAL) LOCAL:
Manya Krobo lifts trophy
Friday, August 08 2008
Manya Krobo District defeated New Abirem District 3-1 on penalties to lift the boys soccer trophy at this year’s Eastern Regional Under 17 Basic Schools Inter Districts Sports Festival, which ended at Kukurantumi.
SUNYANI:
Police warn party activists
Friday, August 08 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional police command has warned that the police would not tolerate political party activists whose acts might cause public confusion during the registration exercise.
(KWAME DANSO) SENE:
Assembly elects Presiding Member
Friday, August 08 2008
The Sene District Assembly has elected Mr Jones Nsiah Abronye, a Lecturer at the Sunyani Polytechnic as its Presiding Member.
(KOFORIDUA) CPP:
CPP to spring a surprise in Election-Keelson
Friday, August 08 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP), would spring a surprise in the 2008 Election and other political parties should not underrate the CPP.
(SPORTS- OLYMPICS) GENERAL:
Beijing ready to host sporting world
Friday, August 08 2008
Beijing, the capital city of China and hosts of the 29th Olympic Games, is ready to receive the sporting world and treat it to a fiesta and so is the twin host, Quinhuangdao which would host one soccer match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Obodai gets first team recall
Friday, August 08 2008
Ghanaian midfielder Anthony Obodai has been allowed to rejoin the first team squad at his Dutch second-tier side RKC Waalwijk.
KPANDO:
Business revival takes centre stage
Friday, August 08 2008
The Kpando District Assembly is resolved to revitalize small scale industries in the district, the District Chief Executive, Mr. Pius Adanuti, has disclosed.
(TMAMALE) TAMA:
UDS lecturer for traffic offences
Friday, August 08 2008
A Tamale Circuit court on Thursday, convicted Julius Dougdem, a lecturer of University for Development Studies (UDS) Nyankpala Campus, on his own plea for a motor traffic offence.
(ACCRA) AMA:
EU, UNESCO support Old Accra Project
Friday, August 08 2008
The European Commission, in collaboration with UNESCO on Thursday presented assorted clothing and shoes worth 50,000 dollars to the management of the Old Accra Rehabilitation Project (OARP) to support security operations.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Government ready to streamline ’galamsey’ operation
Friday, August 08 2008
Government on Friday inaugurated a five-member committee to study the state of illegal mining (galamsey) and recommend ways to streamline the practice.
BOLGATANGA:
Agric enhancement; new technologies needed
Friday, August 08 2008
The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, on Thursday underscored the need for agriculture scientists to come out with improved technologies to enhance agriculture production in the country.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Domestication grows in strength
Friday, August 08 2008
By the end of this year, a new consumer protection policy that would promote made in Ghana goods will be operational in the country.
(TEMA) TMA:
Organisations donate towards Homowo
Saturday, August 09 2008
The managements of Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) and Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) have donated assorted drinks and cash to Tema Traditional Council towards the celebration of this year’s Homowo Festival.
(KWAME DANSO) SENE:
Sene gets new Presiding Member
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Sene District Assembly has elected Mr Jones Nsiah Abronye, a building technology and entrepreneurship lecturer at the Sunyani Polytechnic as its Presiding Member (PM).
(SUBRISO) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
HIV/AIDS on the increase in Ahafo-Ano North
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Ahafo-Ano North District Directorate of Health Services recorded a total of 110 cases of HIV/AIDS between January last year to June this year.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Dam
Saturday, August 09 2008
The following is level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, August 8, 2008.
(MOLE) WEST GONJA :
Mole National Park gets facelift
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, Ms Oboshie Sai Cofie has said the government was partnering with private investors to develop the tourism sector into a major foreign income earner for Ghana.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Locals cry for gold
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Western Regional Branch of the Federation of Ghanaian Jewellers have said their businesses could collapse if nothing was done to check the shortage of raw gold supply.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Baptist Minister appeals to government
Saturday, August 09 2008
The President of Ghana Baptist Convention, Reverend Stephen K. Asante has  appealed to Government to ensure Election 2008 was conducted in a free and fair atmosphere to sustain the prevailing peace and tranquillity in the country.
NATIONAL:
Floods in the North again?
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Ghana Embassy in Burkina Faso has informed the Volta River Authority (VRA) that given the rate of the rise of water in the Bagre Dam, operators of the facility would open its flood gates by August 21, 2008 if the current trend continued.
(ANLO) KETA :
Wealthy Anlos urged to help reduce poverty in the area
Saturday, August 09 2008
The President of the Volta Foundation, an NGO spearheading the development of the Volta Region, Mr Raymond Okudzeto has appealed to wealthy citizens of Anlo to support the poor in order to reduce the increasing level of poverty in the area.
(DOMEABRA) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Fire razes down house at Domeabra
Saturday, August 09 2008
Properties worth GH¢50,000 have been destroyed in a fire outbreak which completely razed down a house, at Domeabra near Juansah in the Ashanti Akim-North Municipality.
 
KPANDO :
District Assemblies urged to support SME’s
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Chief Executive Officer, KAB Governance Consult, has urged district and municipal assemblies to support small and medium scale industries within their jurisdiction to thrive.
(KUMASI) KMA :
MCE calls for protection of the environment
Saturday, August 09 2008
The Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Madam Patricia Appiagyei, has called on the public to protect the environment towards national development.
(TEMA MANHEAN) :
Tema Manhean celebrates Homowo
Monday, August 11 2008
The people of Tema Manhean has celebrated their annual Homowo festival with a call on Ghanaians to get committed to the development of their communities.
 
(TEMA) TMA :
Stop the campaign for condom usage
Monday, August 11 2008
The Principal Medical Officer at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Bortier Ed Nignpense has stated that the campaign on the use of condom rather encourages immoral behaviour among the youth and called for abstinence.
(KUMASI) KMA :
New car loan scheme for teachers
Monday, August 11 2008
The National Secretariat of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has instituted a loan scheme for members to purchase brand new cars for their personal use.
(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN:
Plan Ghana initiate GH¢270,378 programme
Monday, August 11 2008
Some communities being sponsored by Plan Ghana are to benefit from projects and services amounting to GH¢270,378 in Mankessim Programme area in 2008/2009 financial year.
(TEMA) TMA :
Thieves hide 27 rail slippers in the bush
Monday, August 11 2008
The Tema Community Two Police have retrieved 27 rail steel slippers believed to have been stolen and hidden in the bush near the Tema Container Terminal (TCT) at the eastern gate of the main harbour.
(BREMAN FOSUANSA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Farmer faces wee charges
Monday, August 11 2008
The Breman Asikuma Magistrate Court has fined a 38-year old farmer from Breman Fosuansa GH¢180 for assaulting his girl friend at Breman Asantem.
ACCRA:
Project to recycle plastic waste launched
Monday, August 11 2008
The Australian High Commission in collaboration with the Kokrobitey Institute has launched its ’Little Steps’ project aimed at riding the capital city of plastic waste.
ACCRA:
Registration still suffers logistics shortage
Monday, August 11 2008
Mayor of Accra, Nii Stanley Adjiri Blankson on Friday assigned security officers to registration centres in Accra as the exercise continued to grapple with lack of security personnel and logistics.
NATIONAL :
EC extends registration by two days
Monday, August 11 2008
The Electoral Commission has extended the limited registration of voters that was to have ended on Sunday by two days to cater for crowds that are still in queues across the country.
ACCRA:
Mahama commends Ghanaians
Monday, August 11 2008
Peoples National Convention Presidential Candidate, Dr Edward Mahama, has commended Ghanaians especially the youth, who have turned 18 years, for the interest they have shown so far in the voter registration exercise.
ACCRA:
Mahama commends Ghanaians
Monday, August 11 2008
Peoples National Convention Presidential Candidate, Dr Edward Mahama, has commended Ghanaians especially the youth, who have turned 18 years, for the interest they have shown so far in the voter registration exercise.
(DROBO) POLITICS:
EC urged to act on voter registration difficulties
Monday, August 11 2008
National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Jaman South, Mr Pierre Ankomah, has appealed to the Electoral Commission to solve the current teething problems associated with the on-going voter registration exercise.
(NAVRONGO) KASSENA/NANKANA :
Curruption undermines democracy
Monday, August 11 2008
Upper East Region Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Hussein Sulemana Alhassan, said corruption was a major obstacle that undermined democracy and good governance.
ACCRA :
Zongo NDC raises concern about harassment
Monday, August 11 2008
The National Council of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Zongo Caucus has said it is dismayed by reports from the Ashanti Region and other parts of the country that people from the north, especially those living in the Zongos,  are being harassed and sometimes denied registration.
(TEMA) NPP:
Tema West NPP holds reconciliation meeting
Monday, August 11 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) members of Tema West constituency on Friday night held a reconciliatory party aimed at uniting with a common purpose of campaigning together and winning massively in the impending elections to retain the seat.
(ELMINA) CPP:
Ensure discipline at workstations-Nduom
Monday, August 11 2008
Flag bearer of Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has condemned indiscipline at the workstations for registration of eligible voters.
(HO) POLITICS:
Scores apply for replacement of cards in Ho
Monday, August 11 2008
Scores of people have applied to the Ho Municipal Office of the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) within the past six days for replacement of their lost voter identity cards.
(HO) POLITICS:
Scores apply for replacement of cards in Ho
Monday, August 11 2008
Scores of people have applied to the Ho Municipal Office of the Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) within the past six days for replacement of their lost voter identity cards.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Road safety month launched
Monday, August 11 2008
About 88 people died through road accidents between January to June this year, in the Western Region, the Regional Minister, Mr Anthony Evans Amoah has said.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Parliamentarians support Sandema Hospital
Monday, August 11 2008
The NPP Member of Parliament for Builsa North, Mrs Agnes Chigabatia and Mr Roger Abolimbisa,  NDC Member of Parliament for Builsa South have presented hospital equipment worth GH¢100,000 to the management of Sandema Hospital in the Upper East Region.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Fire destroys agro chemicals and seeds worth millions
Monday, August 11 2008
Agro chemicals, seeds, office equipment and cash were destroyed when fire gutted the offices of Aglow Agricultural Products Limited in Accra on Friday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to name coach today
Monday, August 11 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will today name the new coach of the senior national, the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy handed Blues challenge
Monday, August 11 2008
Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish has challenged Quincy Owusu-Abeyie to make the most of his stay at the club and become the star he was tipped to be as a teenager.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
West Ham monitoring Appiah?
Monday, August 11 2008
West Ham are considering a £6million bid for Ghana skipper Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Arsenal trials for Annan
Monday, August 11 2008
Arsenal have taken Ghanaian International Anthony Annan on a weeks trial at the Emirates Stadium, following the midfielder being put through his paces at Ewood park with Blackburn Rovers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars to play Tanzania
Monday, August 11 2008
A Tanzanian online newspaper has reported the country’s football association has reached an agreement with the Ghana Football Association over a friendly international date on 20 August in Arusha.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bekoe voted Kotoko’s best
Monday, August 11 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s head striker Eric Bekoe has been voted the best player of the Club for the last soccer season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) OLYMPICS:
Africa’s good day at Beijing
Monday, August 11 2008
The Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Cameroon all recorded victories at the 2008 Beijing Olympics on Sunday to mark an excellent day for African football.
ACCRA:
WHO increases priority disease surveillance
Monday, August 11 2008
The World Health Organisation (WHO), has increased Ghana’s priority diseases surveillance to ensure their eradication from 23 to 44 to include other emerging and re-emerging diseases.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Kofi Annan sworn-in as Chancellor
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana’s celebrated diplomat, Mr. Kofi Annan has been sworn-in as the second non-Head-of-State Chancellor of the country’s premier university, University of Ghana, Legon, an honour, he said, was special to him.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
More potable water for Kwaebibirem District
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Eleven boreholes have been constructed in the Kwaebibirem District for various communities to enjoy portable water.
(AKYEM KWAMANG) KWAEBIBIREM:
Cocoa farmers educated on ways to fight swollen shoot
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Cocoa farmers have been advised to report promptly any swollen shoot virus disease they detect on their cocoa trees in order to prevent it from spreading.
(GYE WANI NKWANTA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Headmaster calls for support
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Headmaster of Gye Wani Nkwanta District Assembly School, Mr. Benjamin Adu Ofosu has asked citizens of the area to complement government’s efforts at improving physical infrastructure and conditions favourable for quality education.
NATIONAL :
No underhand dealing in GT sale- Presidency
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Office of the President has stated that there has not been any underhand dealing in the sale of Ghana Telecom (GT) to the strategic investor, Vodafone, and that the Government has been very open and transparent.
(RACE COURSE) KMA:
Kumasi Race Course market destroyed
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Property worth several thousands of Ghana cedis were destroyed at the weekend when fire gutted some containers at the Race Course market in Kumasi.
(TANYIGBE) HO:
Community protests acquisition of mountain range
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The chiefs and people of Tanyigbe, a farming community near Ho, have asked the management of the proposed Kabakaba Hills Mineral Water Development Company to stay-off the Tanyigbe section of the Kabakaba Mountain range.
   
SUNYANI
Poor patronage of local foods affecting agric policy
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana’s agricultural policy and programmes may not succeed if Ghanaians continue to crave for foreign goods to the detriment of locally made ones, the Brong Ahafo Regional Ministerm Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has said.
WA :
Upper West GT Staff support sale of GT
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Some concerned staff of Ghana Telecom in the Upper West Region have staged a two-hour demonstration to press home their unflinching support for the sale of the facility to Vodafone a United Kingdom Telecommunication Company.
(BUI) TAIN:
Communities to receive excellent compensation
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Minister of Energy, Mr. Felix Owusu-Adjapong, has assured communities within the Bui power hydroelectric power project of excellent compensation.
Tuesday, August 12 2008
SUNYANI:
Aternatives to illegal chainsaw initiated
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Forestry Commission in collaboration with Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) and Tropenbos Ghana International, an NGO are implementing a project to develop alternatives for illegal chainsaw lumbering through multi-stakeholders dialogue.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Monday, August 11, 2008.
ACCRA:
CPP candidate cautions EC
Tuesday, August 12 2008
CPP parliamentary candidate for Ayawaso West Wuogon, Mr William K. Dowokpor, has expressed concern about the confusion during the limited registration exercise saying the behaviour of the various players endangered the electoral system.
(KUMASI) CPP:
Don’t be deceived by opinion polls – Dr Nduom
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Flagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has cautioned the two major political parties not to be deceived by opinion polls and surveys that seemed to put them ahead in the upcoming general elections.
(ADUKROM) NPP:
Chief appeals for violent free elections
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Chief of Adukrom, Nana Otutu Kono II, has urged all political parties contesting this year’s general elections to advise their supporters to make the elections violence free.
(BOLE) NPP:
Bole NPP elects candidate
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Madam Otiko Afisa Jaba 46, a Communication Consultant, has been elected New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Aspirant for Bole Constituency in Election 2008.
BOLGATANGA:
Education Directorate seeks to improve literacy
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Bolgatanga Municipal Education Directorate is initiating strategies to improve education in the area.
BOLGATANGA:
School lands under threat
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Northern Network on Education Development (NNED), a group of NGOs advocating for good quality education in northern Ghana has expressed worry about the way most school lands in the Northern and Upper East Regions are being encroached upon by estate developers.
(EFFIA NKWANTA) STMA:
Student nurses to vacate premises
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Female Students of the Nurses and Midwifery Training College at Effia Nkwanta near Sekondi have been asked to look for private hostels to safeguard their own lives.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Media’s support to AMA not enough – Mayor
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The media’s appreciation and sensitivity to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s (AMA) activities, ought to improve if more development is to be achieved in Accra, Mr Stanley Adjiri Blankson, the assembly’s boss has said.
(AKROSO) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Farmers to cash in on policies
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The District Cocoa Officer for Akroso in the Birim Central Municipality, Mr Akenten Osei Wiafe, has called on cocoa farmers to take advantage of the Capitation Grant to send their children to school.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dede joins Lorient
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana striker Andre ’Dede’ Ayew has joined French Ligue 1 side Lorient on loan until the end of the season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan is new Black Stars coach
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Serbian trainer Milovan Rajevac is the new coach of the Ghana national team, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) source has told Ghanasoccernet.
(TOPEASE) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Spate of deforestation bemoaned
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Headmistress of Topease Methodist Basic School in the Birim Central Municipality has cautioned that the wanton destruction of the forest could have a devastating effect on future generation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) OLYMPICS:
Super Falcons out of Olympics
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Nigeria’s women were beaten 3-1 by Brazil on Tuesday at the Workers’ Stadium in Beijing in their final group game at the Olympics.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAF rejects Ittihad’s protest
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has thrown out a protest filed by Libyan side, Al-Ittihad against Kumasi Asante Kotoko over the use of an alleged unqualified player in their Confederation Cup third round fixture last July.
(AJUMAKO) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM:
Vote for people with interest - DCE
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The District Chief Executive for Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam, Mr Kenneth Obempong has urged Ghanaians to vote for only people who have the development of the country at heart during the coming elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari hungry for success
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana’s soccer star, Sulley Muntari, is hungry for success at his new club, Inter Milan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Gyan hopes to live up
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan is hopeful of overcoming a difficult start to his career in France after the season kicked off over the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Annan hopes for Blackburn move
Tuesday, August 12 2008
Ghana midfielder, Anthony Annan believes he put in enough during a trial stint to earn a move to Blackburn Rovers.
(FOMENA) ADANSI NORTH:
DCE in call for peace
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Adansi North District Chief Executive, Mr Peter Kwabena Ameyaw, has appealed to the various political parties to conduct their campaigns with a high sense of decorum devoid of insults and insinuations.
(NKRANKWANTA) DORMAA:
Be wary of quacks doctors, communities told
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The Station Officer in-charge of Nkrankwanta police station has cautioned the community members to be wary of the increasing activities of quack and self styled medical practitioners in the farming communities.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Wives of Police personnel go on protest march
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Wives of policemen in the Ashanti Region have gone a protest match in Kumasi to express their disgust at what they considered as wanton killing of police personnel in the cause of their duties.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST :
Two men arrested with bags of dried leaves
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Nkawkaw Divisional Police led by Divisional Crime Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police Adamu Seidu have arrested two people with 10 bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp at Kwahu Besease and Nkawkaw-Asuogya following a tip off.
SUNYANI :
Zoomlion registers workers under NHIS
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The management of Zoomlion Company, a private Waste and Sanitation firm, has registered 90 people engaged under the Waste and Sanitation module of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in Sunyani Municipality under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) free of charge.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East inaugurates Childhood Care Committee
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Alhassan Samari, has said the country’s efforts at implementing the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) policy required a well-defined institutional framework to translate the goals and objectives of the policy into action.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWE:
National service personnel urged to support NCCE
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The National service personnel nationwide have been urged to support the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) to educate the populace on their civic rights and responsibilities.
(OKURASE) WEST AKIM :
Project to offer jobs begin
Wednesday, August 13 2008
A collaborative scheme, ’Project Okurase’ designed to offer job training, formal education for vulnerable children and a haven for foster families of orphaned children has taken off at Okurase in the West Akyem District of the Eastern Region.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Bird flu meeting soon
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Veterinary Services Directorate, has invited its partners from neighbouring Togo and Benin to a cross border meeting at Aflao to discuss common measures to prevent the incursions of the Avian Influenza (bird flu) following its outbreak in Nigeria last month.
(TEMA) TMA :
GJA commends TMA for promoting activities of MSEs
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The National Secretariat of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has commended Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) for initiating policies that would promote interactions between Micro and Small Scale Entrepreneurs (MSEs) in the metropolis.
NKORANZA:
Physically challenged call for peaceful elections
Wednesday, August 13 2008
President of Nkoranza District branch of the Society of the Physically Challenged, Mr Effah Guakro, has appealed to political parties to shun activities that could mar the success of the December 7, general elections.
(SSIN NSUTA) DFP:
DFP to assist youth to develop the country
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Patron of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Dr Obed Asamoah, said the violence confrontation between activists of National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) when not checked could plunge the country into chaos.
PARLIAMENT:
Parliament continues discussions on GT/Vodafone deal
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Parliament, called from recess on Tuesday for a special sitting, could not conclude the ratification of the $900 million sale and purchase of the 70 per cent ordinary shares of the Ghana Telecommunications Company between the Government of Ghana and Vodafone International Holdings BV.
(ELMINA) KEEA :
New date to be fixed for taking of photographs
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Central Regional Director of Electoral Commission (EC), Mr Samuel Tettey, has assured eligible voters who registered but could not take photographs that a new date would be fixed for them.
    
ACCRA:
NDC MPs vent their spleen on NPP adverts
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Some minority NDC members of Parliament on Tuesday took the New Patriotic Party to task over advertisements pasted all over some Metro Mass Transit buses saying it was unethical.
(BIBIANI) DFP:
DFP will provide subsidy to farmers
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Agricultural subsidies would be provided to farmers under the government of the Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Mr Emmanuel Owusu-Antwi, presidential candidate of the party has assured.
(KADJEBI) POLITICS:
Police avert political clash
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The police last Sunday managed to quell a clash between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Kadjebi over voter registration.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Head teacher jailed for defiling pupil
Wednesday, August 13 2008
A Circuit Court in Accra sentenced a 62 year-old head teacher to seven years’ imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a six year-old Class Two pupil in his office.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Mahama urges Ghanaians to pray for peacefu
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Dr Edward Mahama, the Peoples National Convention (PNC) Presidential Candidate, has emphasized the need for Ghanaians everywhere in the world to pray for peaceful elections this year to ensure continued stability of the economy.
(ACCRA) NPP:
NPP flagbearer cautions against wrong choice
Wednesday, August 13 2008
A founding member of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has asked the flagbearer of the party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to be very cautious in choosing a running mate for the forthcoming general election.
(TAMALE) POLITICS:
Big turnout on last day of registration
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The two-day extension of the limited voters’ registration exercise by the Electoral Commission (EC) has recorded an impressive turnout in the Tamale Metropolis but with limited incidents of shortages of registration forms at some centres.
KMA :
Highlights on registration exercise
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The long queues, overcrowding and other problems associated with this years voters registration exercise at the registration centres in the Kumasi Metropolis, some people were un able to register.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GFA outdoors Milovan on Monday
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Ghana Football Association (GFA) will on Monday formally outdoor Milovan Rajevac as the new coach of the national football team, Black Stars.
TMA :
Assembly commended
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has commended the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) for initiating policies that would promote interactions between the Micro and Small Scale Entrepreneurs (MSEs) in the Metropolis and the Assembly.
HOHOE :
Registration update in district
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Scores of prospective voter applicants numbering about 42, remained in queues when the six o’clock deadline elapsed at the E. P. Junior High School (JHS) centre at Hohoe-Ahado.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Portsmouth in for Appiah?
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Portsmouth look likely to land the signature of Ghana international Stephen Appiah from Fenerbahce, according to the Sun.
 
ASUNAFO SOUTH :
Regional house of chief appealed to
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Nana Agyemang Duah, Chief of New-Sawireso in Asunafo South District of Brong-Ahafo, has called on the Regional House of Chiefs to help resolve the numerous land disputes before approaching the government to divest itself of stool lands in the region.
    
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GAABA organize Homowo championship
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) will organize a special individual championship from Thursday, August 21 to Saturday, August 23 at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonment.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana plays Taifa Stars
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Ghana’s senior national team, the Black Stars will play Tanzania’s Taifa Stars in an international friendly in Arusha later this month.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Annan favours Rovers over Arsenal, Man Utd
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Anthony Annan, a reported target for both Arsenal and Blackburn Rovers, has stated that due to Blackburn’s prolonged interest, he may favour a move to the Lancashire club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Birmingham pleads with GFA
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Birmingham are pleading with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to leave Quincy Owusu-Abeyie out of next week’s friendly against Tanzania.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Malian officials for Kotoko-Etoile clash
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Malian officials will be at the centre of affairs in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup group phase opening clash between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Tunisian side, Etoile Sportive du Sahel in Tunisia.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah returns for Lyon
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Ghana defender John Mensah has returned to training with French club Lyon.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
FA backs Rajevac to succeed
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The President of the Ghana Football Association has hailed the choice of Milovan Rajevac for the head coach position of the Black Stars with the sport body backing the Serbian trainer to take the team to the 2010 World Cup.
(BREMAN FOSUASA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA :
MP enumerates development
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Member of Parliament for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, Mr Paul C. Appiah-Ofori has added his voice to the call on Ghanaians not do any thing that will disrupt the peace that the country is enjoying.
SUNYANI :
More to be registered
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Prospective voters who did not register during the 2004 exercise thronged registration centers in Sunyani to do so before the close of the exercise on Tuesday.
ACCRA:
EPA cautions against bad environmental practices
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency EPA says more than US$1.4 billion will be needed for restoration purposes if bad environmental practices are not checked in the country.
(TEMA) TMA:
GJA commends assembly for business boom
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) has commended the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) for initiating policies that would promote interactions between the Micro and Small Scale Entrepreneurs (MSEs) in the Metropolis and the Assembly.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Registration exercise in successful end
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The voter registration exercise for persons who are 18 years and above has ended successfully after a two day extension by the Electoral Commission (EC).
(SANDEMA) BUILSA:
Sandema Hospital receives equipment
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Sandema District Hospital has received a donation of hospital equipment and other valuables estimated at GH¢100,000.
KADJEBI:
Armed robbers strike on Jasikan- Kadjebi road
Wednesday, August 13 2008
About six masked armed robbers in the early hours of Tuesday barricaded the main Jasikan-Kadjebi stretch of road with logs and extorted valuables from passengers on commercial vehicles and private cars.
NATIONAL:
Government gears up to stem illegalities
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The Chief Adviser to President John Agyekum Kufuor,  Mrs Mary Chinery-Hesse has announced that the government is in the process of acquiring six patrol boats for the security agencies and Ministry of Fisheries to combat illegalities perpetrated within the country’s territorial waters.
(BAMPENASE) KWABRE EAST:
Multi-purpose bus for Kofi Agyei School
Wednesday, August 13 2008
The District Chief Executive for the Kwabre East District, Mr. Akwasi Yeboah has presented a 33-seater bus to the Kofi Agyei Senior High/Technical School in at Bampenase.
WA:
Women to confront development challenges
Wednesday, August 13 2008
Women in traditional leadership positions have been called upon to develop their capacity and potentials to enable them to confront development challenges of their generation.
TAMALE :
Tamale Children’s Home cry for assistance
Thursday, August 14 2008
The absence of a fence wall around the Nyohini Children’s Home in Tamale has led to rampant stealing at the Home while estate developers have taken undue advantage of the situation to encroach on the land.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Churches urged to undertake skill acquisition projects
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Acting Chairperson of the Episcopal Presbyterian West Volta, Reverend Kofi Kodade has urged Churches to undertake projects that would equip deprived members with relevant employable skills.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Philanthropist aids Juaso Hospital
Thursday, August 14 2008
A native of Juaso based in USA, Mr James Badu has presented hospital equipment worth 5,000 dollars to the management of Juaso District Hospital in Asante Akim South District.
(KOKOFU-ASAMAN) BEKWAI ASANTE:
Foreign students assist local school
Thursday, August 14 2008
A student of Holy Cross, Miss Karen Sarfo-Barnieh and Master Joshua Rodrigues, a student of Richard Challoner School both in London have presented dual desks worth 500 pounds to authorities of Kokofu-Asaman Roman Catholic School in Bekwai Asante District.
NKORANZA :
Nkoranza Technical Institute poised to offer skill training
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Principal of the Nkoranza Technical Institute in Brong-Ahafo, Mr Albert Adusei has urged parents to encourage their children to take up vocational courses that would readily guarantee employment upon completion.
(HO) NDC:
Let those who turn 18 to register anytime
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Volta Regional Secretary of National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to institute measures that would allow Ghanaians who had attained 18 years to register as voters anytime.
(WAMFIE) DORMAA EAST:
Wamfie JHS students boycott free extra tuition programme
Thursday, August 14 2008
Junior High School students at Wamfie, Dormaa-East District, have boycotted without reason(s), a free special afternoon class under the auspices of the Wamfie Rural Bank.
(JUASO-ASHANTI) NPP:
Asante Akim South NPP campaign team inaugurated
Thursday, August 14 2008
Asante Akim South Constituency of New Patriotic Party (NPP) in its quest to retain the seat in Election 2008 has inaugurated a seven-member campaign team at Juaso-Ashanti.
(WA) CPP:
CPP to contest all Parliamentary seats in UW
Thursday, August 14 2008
General Secretary of the  Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Kobina Greenstreet, said the issue of ceding Parliamentary seats to other political parties was not on the Party’s agenda.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Bawku West CBOs given funds for anti-HIV drive
Thursday, August 14 2008
The National AIDS Commission has released a total of GH¢21,600 to six community based organisations and non-governmental organisations in the Bawku West District to fight the deadly disease HIV/AIDS in the area.
(NYAME BEKYERE) NZEMA EAST:
Driver and mate arrested for alleged child trafficking
Thursday, August 14 2008
Police and Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) personnel at Nyame Bekyere check point near Axim in Western Region have arrested a driver and his mate for allegedly trafficking 10 children to La Cote D’Ivoire.
NATIONAL:
We are sorry – Afari-Gyan
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has apologized to Ghanaians, following problems that characterised the just-ended voter registration exercise.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Rawlings praises youth for determination to vote
Thursday, August 14 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has commended the youth for “showing a true spirit of determination required to accomplish the change to achieve true social and economic justice”.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister worried about imminent floods
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari has expressed concern about imminent re-occurrence of floods in Upper East Region this year.
(ACCRA) AMA:
1st Ghanaian Chief Nursing Officer honoured
Thursday, August 14 2008
Ghana’s first Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Docia Naki Kisseih was onhonoured by the University of Ghana, Legon, with a Doctorate of Laws degree for her contribution to nursing at home and aboard.
AWUTU SENYA :
Plight of 7 Awutu schools
Thursday, August 14 2008
Seven basic schools in the Awutu-Senya District of the Central Region have been holding classes under sheds due to lack of facilities, authorities have said.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko to defend title
Thursday, August 14 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko will begin the defence of the Top Four title against bogey side Berekum Arsenal at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Sunday, August, 24.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Adebayor rescues Ghanaians
Thursday, August 14 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has dispatched food and medicine worth US$100,000 to Ghanaian populated towns in Togo ravaged by last week’s floods.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Isaac Boakye signs for Nürnberg
Thursday, August 14 2008
Ghana international, Isaac Boakye will play in the Bundesliga 2 this season after signing up for FC Nürnberg from VfL Wolfsburg.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Rajevac set for final club game
Thursday, August 14 2008
In-coming Ghana coach, Milovan Rajevac will call it time with his Serbian club, FK Borac, today when he leads them to a Uefa Cup second qualifying round game against Lokomotiv Sofia of Bulgaria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets Beat Red Bull
Thursday, August 14 2008
The National Under 17 Soccer team the Black Starlets on Monday opened their tour to the Volta Region on a good note when they piped Red Bull Academy 1-0 in a friendly match played at Sogakope.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quincy impresses in Blues debut
Thursday, August 14 2008
Ghana striker Quincy Owusu-Abeyie scored on his debut for English side Birmingham City as they beat Wycombe 4-0 eased into the second round of the Carling Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Globacom pumps $100,000 in Top 4
Thursday, August 14 2008
Cellular giants, Globacom has pumped 100,000 US dollars into this year’s Ghana League Clubs Association’s (GHALCA) Top Four soccer tournament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Laryea welcomes new Coach
Thursday, August 14 2008
Laryea Kingston is looking forward to meeting his new boss at the Black Stars and is confident with the co-operation of the players the Serbian will become a success.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Racing Santander launch bid for Annan
Thursday, August 14 2008
Spanish outfit, Racing Santander, are reported to have made a US$4million offer for Ghana international Anthony Annan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets tour Volta Region.
Thursday, August 14 2008
The National Under 17 Soccer team the Black Starlets are to play five friendly matches as part of their tour to the Volta Region of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amamoo donates to Orphanage
Thursday, August 14 2008
Ghanaian International goalkeeper, William Amamoo "The Black Panther" on sunday donated some items to the Hanna Children’s Home in Cairo, Egypt as part of his contribution towards the up-keep of the under privileged in the society.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Clottey wants Margarito battle
Thursday, August 14 2008
Newly crowned IBF champion Joshua Clottey says Antonio Margarito would be his next casualty after battering Zab Judah to a pulp.
MAMPONG:
Government supports literacy
Thursday, August 14 2008
Government has presented Frequency Moderation (FM) equipment and other items worth 11,000 Dollars to Mighty FM, a private radio station, at Asante Mampong, to promote functional literacy programmes in the area.
(ESSAM) BIRIM CENTRAL :
We want electricity.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr. Reginald Sackey, assembly member for the Essam Electoral Area, in the Birim Central Municipality, in the Eastern Region, has appealed to government  to extend electricity to the area to facilitate socio-economic activities.     
    
(ESSAM) BIRIM CENTRAL :
We need peace.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr Reginald Sackey, Assembly Member for Essam in the Birim Central Municipality, has called for unity among the people in his electoral area.
  
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in the dam today
Thursday, August 14 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, August 14, 2008.
NATIONAL :
AU suspends colleague.
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Africa Union (AU), has suspended the membership of Mauritian from the continental body until the West African state is restored to democratically elected governance.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor appeals to EC.
Thursday, August 14 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged the Electoral Commission (EC), to put the necessary measures in place to ensure that no Ghanaian who qualified to vote in the 2008 Election is disenfranchised.
ACCRA :
More under weight children in Ghana
Thursday, August 14 2008
The number of underweight children as a result of malnutrition continues to rise in Ghana, a progress report of the UN Special Session on children has revealed.   
TAMALE :
Children cry out.
Thursday, August 14 2008
The absence of a fence wall around the Nyohini Children’s Home in Tamale has led to rampant stealing at the Home while estate developers have taken undue advantage of the situation to encroach on the land.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Maintain vehicles
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr Frank Marcellus Kwame Busumtwi, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Birim Central Municipal Assembly, has advised managements of second cycle and tertiary institutions to put in place adequate measures to ensure the sustainable and efficient operation of their vehicles.
  
(DODOWA) GA EAST :
Lets get involved
Thursday, August 14 2008
Reverend Joyce Kofi Kodade, Acting Chairperson of the Episcopal Presbyterian West Volta, has urged Churches to undertake projects that would equip deprived members with relevant employable skills.
KMA :
Government supports job creation process.
Thursday, August 14 2008
The government has earmarked 22.6 million Ghana cedis to support job creation under the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Scheme (MASLOC) this year.
 
ACCRA:
Ghana in agreement to protect forest resources
Thursday, August 14 2008

 Government will next month initial an agreement with the European Union (EU) to ensure that timber is produced in accordance with the existing forestry laws and policies in order to minimize or eliminate illegally produced timber to the EU market.
(KOKOFU ASAMAN) AMANSIE CENTRAL:
School supported
Thursday, August 14 2008
Miss Karen Sarfo-Barnieh a student of Holy Cross and Master Joshua Rodrigues, a student of Richard Challoner School both in London have presented dual desks worth 500 pounds to authorities of Kokofu-Asaman Roman Catholic School in Amansie East District.
(ATWEDIE) JUASO :
Nine months for plantain
Thursday, August 14 2008
A Juaso Circuit Court has sentenced Kwabena Baah 25, a farmer to nine months imprisonment on his own plea for stealing a bunch of plantain valued at seven Ghana cedis at Atwedie near Juaso-Ashanti.
JUASO :
5000 dollars for hospital
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr James Badu, a native of Juaso based in USA has presented hospital equipment worth 5,000 dollars to the management of Juaso District Hospital in Asante Akim South District.
ACCRA :
Press corp for PURC.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr. Ransford Tetteh, President of the Ghana Journalists Association,  has asked journalists to expose the inefficiencies within the utilities sector with a view to improving the services to the public.
(WEMFIE) DORMAA EAST :
Students refuse to study
Thursday, August 14 2008
Junior High School students at Wemfie, Dormaa-East District, have boycotted without reason(s), a free special afternoon class under the auspices of the Wamfie Rural Bank.
ACCRA :
Press corp for PURC.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Mr. Ransford Tetteh, President of the Ghana Journalists Association,  has asked journalists to expose the inefficiencies within the utilities sector with a view to improving the services to the public.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Eschew fraudulent activities - service providers urged
Thursday, August 14 2008
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Manhyia Sub-metro Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, John Osei Bobie Boahen, has urged service providers contracted under the National Health Insurance Scheme to as a matter of urgency, eschew all forms of fraudulent activities that have the potential of undermining the development of the insurance scheme.
NATIONAL:
Parliament sanctions GT-Vodafone deal
Thursday, August 14 2008
Parliament has after an extensive and intense debate approved the Ghana Telecom (GT)-Voadafon purchase agreement.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Two nabbed for child trafficking
Thursday, August 14 2008
Ten children concealed in a Mercedes Benz container bus heading towards Cote d’Ivoire, have been rescued by the police and officials of the Customs Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) at Axim in the Western Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
African trio progress at Olympics
Thursday, August 14 2008
Africa’s three football competitors in the Group stages of the Olympics all progressed yesterday.
(MANHYIA) KMA:
Stronger Ghana-Nigeria ties needed
Thursday, August 14 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has urged the leadership of Ghana and Nigeria to be committed to strengthening the South-South Cooperation and the bilateral relationship existing between them.
(NPP) Accra:
Who is Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia?
Thursday, August 14 2008
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is an economist and banker of international distinction and repute.
His political pedigree in the Danquah-Busia tradition goes back to the very foundations of the United Party from which the New Patriotic Party draws inspiration.
ACCRA:
Go beyound wages agitations - Jumah
Thursday, August 14 2008
Deputy Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Mr Maxwell Kofi Jumah, has called on the leadership of workers’ unions not to consider pay rise as the only way of seeking the welfare of their members.
(AVE DAKPA) AKATSI:
Ave towns crumble under massive erosion
Thursday, August 14 2008
Over 2,000 inhabitants of the Ave tradition area in the Akatsi district have been rendered homeless as their buildings collapse under the devastating effects of massive erosion caused by seasonal downpours in the area over the years.
    
(ODUNTIA) GA WEST:
GH¢ 15,000 block for Oduntia
Thursday, August 14 2008
Pastors have been called upon to make the salvation that Christ offers to mankind and giving their focal massages.
(ASSIN FOSU) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA:
Court bonds farmer
Friday, August 15 2008
The Assin Fosu District Magistrate’s court has bonded Nii Kwaw, a farmer from Assin Dome, to be of good behaviour for six months, after he was found guilty of unauthorized entry into a wildlife protected area at Assin Homaho.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Traditional Area outlines Odambea programme
Friday, August 15 2008
A traditional ruler has appealed to the Central Region Development Commission (CEDECOM) and the Ghana Tourist Board, (GTB) to help to advertise the Odambea festival of the people of Nkusukum traditional area to the outside world to attract investment.
(GAMBAGA) EAST MAMPRUSI:
NHIS members advised to renew cards
Friday, August 15 2008
Beneficiaries of the East Mamprusi District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS), have been advised to renew their expired cards since that is the only way they can continue enjoying the services of the scheme.
(BIRIWA) MFANTSEMAN:
MP donates cookers to vocational centre
Friday, August 15 2008
The Information Minister and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman West, Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has made a personal donation of 22 electric cookers and two ovens valued at GHc7,000 to the Biriwa Vocational and Rehabilitation centre.
ACCRA:
Burkina flood gates to be opened
Friday, August 15 2008
The Ministry of Information and National Orientation has repeated a warning to communities in the Northern Region along the White Volta to secure life and property from the eminent spilling of water from the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso from August 21.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU SOUTH:
Teacher on bail for embezzling funds
Friday, August 15 2008
A 58-year primary school teacher from Ankomah was on Thursday granted a 3,000 GH cedis bail with one surety by a magistrate court at Abertifi for embezzling 1,493.60 Ghana cedis.
ACCRA :
Ghana to protect forest resources
Friday, August 15 2008
Government will next month sign an agreement with the European Union (EU) to ensure that timber is produced in accordance with the existing forestry laws and policies in order to minimize or eliminate illegally produced timber to the EU market.
TAMALE:
Modern Science Laboratory for GHANASCO
Friday, August 15 2008
A GH¢6.9 million modern science laboratory is to be constructed for the Ghana Senior High School (GHANASCO) in Tamale.
(ASSIN FOSU) TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Waste disposal lands woman in court
Friday, August 15 2008
The Assin Fosu District magistrate’s court has sentenced Ama Felicia, a native of Assin Kushea, to a fine of GHc20 for improperly disposing of waste, including human excrement.
PRESTEA:
Politicians urged to meet needs of electorates
Friday, August 15 2008
Regent of Himan in the Pretea-Huni Valley District, Nana Abena Apee, has advised politicians to make electorates’ needs especially the youth, their utmost priority when voted into power.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Assembly inaugurates electoral task force
Friday, August 15 2008
An electoral taskforce to monitor adherence to the rules and regulations guiding the electioneering process in the Mfantseman municipality has been inaugurated at Saltpond.
(BONDAYE) PRESTEA:
Bondaye Methodist School needs help
Friday, August 15 2008
Lack school furniture at Bondaye Methodist Primary School, is said to be affecting academic work and standard of education in the school.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Rajevac finishes in style
Friday, August 15 2008
New Ghana manager, Milovan Rajevac today bid farewell to FK Borac as he led them to a 1-0 victory over Lokomotiv Sofia in the Uefa Cup competition before taking charge of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Israeli side blocks Boye’s move
Friday, August 15 2008
Israeli side, Hapoel Petah Tikva,are stalling the move of Black Stars defender John Boye to French Ligue 1 side Rennes.
AMA :
AMA denies wrong doing
Friday, August 15 2008
The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Accra Metroplitan Assembly (AMA) are at loggerheads as to who is responsible for the rate at which alcohol drinking spots are spreading at the various lorry stations, particularly those located in the central business district of Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
B. A. whips Aduana
Friday, August 15 2008
Brong Ahafo United Football Club put up a scintillating performance to pip rivals Aduana FC 1-0 in the second round of their Division One League encounter at the Sunyani Sports stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Super Zonal promotion tournament
Friday, August 15 2008
The super zonals clubs promotion of the Central Region Division Two soccer tournament kicks off at Robert Mensah Stadium on Sunday, September 14.
EFFUTU :
Clergy to work more on peace
Friday, August 15 2008
The National Democratic Congress parliamentary aspirant for Effutu, Mr. Allen Mike Hammah, has appealed to Christians, especially the clergy, to be bold enough to speak against acts that have a tendency of compromising the peace of the nation.
(TANTRA HILL) GA EAST :
Man-Woman exposed
Friday, August 15 2008
A MAN dressed like a female commercial sex worker, yesterday fooled everyone before he confessed to being a man.
ACCRA :
EC considering some new steps
Friday, August 15 2008
The Electoral Commission is considering opening the voters register all-year round to enable potential and eligible voters who are of age to register.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Tanzania names squad for Stars
Friday, August 15 2008
Tanzanian coach Marcio Maximo has announced a 23- man squad which will take on Ghana’s Black Stars in an international friendly scheduled for August 20 in Dar es Salaam.
ACCRA :
CHRAJ petitioned
Friday, August 15 2008
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), has formally lodged a complaint with the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to immediately institute investigations into the alleged maltreatment of some drivers by some military personnel at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
ASHAIMAN :
Vision threatened
Friday, August 15 2008
The implementation of the vision of the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly to turn the municipality into a model city is under serious threat due to encroachment on lands earmarked for projects.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
LEAP inaugurates committee
Friday, August 15 2008
An eight-member District and a 30-member Local Implementation Committees of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District have jointly been inaugurated at Nkawie.
KMA :
24 year old to serve 20 years.
Friday, August 15 2008
A 24-year-old barber has been handed a 20-year jail term in hard labour by a Kumasi Circuit Court for defiling his 10-year-old niece.
(AHWEREWA) SEKYERE EAST :
Modernise agriculture- CEO MIDA
Friday, August 15 2008
Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of the Millennium Development Authority (MDA), has called on government to provided modern agricultural infrastructure to help reduce poverty, generally affecting Ghanaian farmers.
(OYOKO) NEW JUABEN :
More should have interest in agriculture
Friday, August 15 2008
Mr Isaac Asiegbor, National President of the Association of Agricultural Science Teachers’ Association (ASTAG), has expressed worry about low interest towards agricultural education by education authorities.
    
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Minister worried
Friday, August 15 2008
Ms Esther Obeng Dapaah, Minister for Lands, Forest and Mines, has expressed worry about the continuous depletion of the nation’s forest and its impact on the economy.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Youth urged to be enterpreneural
Friday, August 15 2008
Nii Kpakpo Sylvester, Public Relations Officer of the African Youth Development Organization (AYDO), has advised the youth to start developing self-employment out of the challenge of climate change.
    
DANGME WEST :
Water project near completion
Friday, August 15 2008
The Dangme West District had been included in the Three Districts’ Water Project under which it would enjoy about 85 per cent supply of potable water when completed. 
HOHOE :
70 year old murdered
Friday, August 15 2008
Daniel Kumassah, mechanic apprentice, has been remanded in prison custody by a Hohoe Circuit Court for allegedly murdering Mr Emmanuel Bedzrah, 70-year-old driver, at By-Plan, a suburb of Hohoe.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Water level for today
Friday, August 15 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, August 15, 2008.
 
DORMAA :
Concerns raised about HIV.
Friday, August 15 2008
The HIV situation in Dormaa Municipality has taken an upward surge as td this year.he 159 cases recorded in the first half of 2007 have shot up to 197 over the same period this year.
NEW JUABEN :
Looking abroad
Friday, August 15 2008
The  New Juaben traditional area is looking beyond the shores of Ghana to attract development projects.
KMA :
Asantehene states stand on national development
Friday, August 15 2008
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has said that chieftaincy institution was the only institution which could determine the type of sustainable arrangement for national development plan towards the attainment of middle-income status.
 
(ACCRA) AMA:
Akufo-Addo circle now in Accra
Friday, August 15 2008
The Togo Embassy roundabout has been reconstructed and named Akufo-Addo Circle after Mr Edward Akufo-Addo, President of the Second Republic from 1969-72 and a member of the Big Six.
(BIBIANI) BIBIANI-ANWHIASO-BEKWAI:
Assembly eyes furniture for all
Friday, August 15 2008
The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly on Friday donated classroom furniture worth GH¢ 260,330  to some basic schools in the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Al-Hilal keen on Champs League
Friday, August 15 2008
Al-Hilal coach Ricardo Ferreira has boasted that the Sudanese club can reach the Champions League final this year for the first time.
(LOHO) WA:
School for children with disability in Wa
Friday, August 15 2008
The Catholic Bishop of Wa, Most Reverend Paul Bemile, has said the quality of life of any community is measured by its commitment to assist the weak and needy members of society.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Racing make Annan bid
Friday, August 15 2008
Primera Liga outfit Racing Santander are looking to beat a host of Premier League clubs to the signing of Ghanaian star Anthony Annan.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Unique exercise on disaster begins
Friday, August 15 2008
Some military personnel from the United Kingdom (UK), in collaboration with personnel from the Ashanti Regional branch of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), have begun a three-week simulation exercise to build the capacity of the latter to deal effectively with disaster situations in the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah backs Rajevac
Friday, August 15 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has given his full backing to new coach Milovan Rajevac despite criticism from certain quarters.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Food poisoning in Nyinahin
Friday, August 15 2008
All members in a family of six were admitted to the Nyinahin Government Hospital after they had taken a meal of banku (made from maize) at Akorabuokrom near Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District
(SPORTS- SOCCER) OLYMPICS:
Africa guaranteed semi-final spot
Friday, August 15 2008
Africa is guaranteed to have a team in the semi-finals of the men’s Olympic football tournament as Nigeria take in Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals.
ACCRA:
Architects urged to embrace technology
Friday, August 15 2008

Minister of State at the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Ms Cecilia Abena Daapah,  has charged the country’s architects to be abreast of modern technological trends as far as architecture is concerned.

(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Women sweep health honours
Friday, August 15 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Enyanmaim Traditional Area, Okofo Amoako Bondam III,  on Thursday urged health workers to intensify public education on sound hygienic and environmental practices to enhance national development.
HO:
Sanitation needs crucial
Friday, August 15 2008
Poor sanitation poses greater health risks than HIV/AIDS, Mr Emmanuel T. Nyavor, Hygiene Specialist of the Volta Regional Community Water and Sanitation Agency (VRCWSA), has said.
BOLGATANGA:
Media tasked to sustain democracy
Friday, August 15 2008
The Upper East Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Haruna Hushieni Sulemana, on Thursday urged the media not to neglect its role of consolidating Ghana’s fledging democracy. 
(ACCRA) AMA :
MTN to support Ga Homowo
Saturday, August 16 2008
MTN, a major telecommunication company in the country, has pledged its support towards this year’s Ga Homowo Festival and executive committee of the company has paid a courtesy call on the Ga Mantse, King Tackie Tawiah to announce its support.
 
SEFWI-WIAWSO:
Sefwi-Wiawso-Benkyima junction road completed
Saturday, August 16 2008
Cocoa and timber producing communities at Sefwi in the Western region, have expressed satisfaction to Government for completing the rehabilitation of 44-kilometre Sefwi-Wiawso-Benkyema junction road.
BAWKU :
Red Cross to support Bawku conflict victims
Saturday, August 16 2008
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in collaboration with the Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS), will distribute relief items to conflict victims in Bawku in the Upper East Region this weekend.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Man arrested with cocaine in soup freed
Saturday, August 16 2008
Mr. Emmanuel Kweku Darkey, a 50 year-old Ghanaian based in the United Kingdom who was arrested for allegedly concealing 60 kilograms of cocaine in cans labelled “Ghana Fresh Palm Nut Base”  has been acquitted and discharged by an Accra Fast Track High Court.
WA :
GT Manager dismisses fears about workers lay off
Saturday, August 16 2008
The Upper West Regional Manager of Ghana Telecom (GT), Mr James Nana Egyir has dismissed public fears that Vodafone would lay off workers when it eventually takes over the company.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Minister wishes Gas peaceful Homowo
Saturday, August 16 2008
Sheikh I.C. Quaye, Greater Accra Regional Minister, on Friday called on all people in the Ga State to celebrate the Homowo festival peacefully.
(TEMA) TMA :
Employ fire safety managers
Saturday, August 16 2008
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), has advised companies in the Tema Metropolis to employ the services of a Fire Safety Manager to prevent rapid fire outbreaks at their premises.
(BIBIANI) BAB:
Three held for murder of hunchbacks
Saturday, August 16 2008
Police at Bibiani have made a breakthrough in the arrest of three suspects in connection with the killings of hunchbacks and removal of their humps for rituals in the area.
NATIONAL:
Ghana’s AIDS prevalence drops
Saturday, August 16 2008
Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Ghana has steadily declined as a result of enhanced multi-sectoral response programmes that aim at reducing the disease to less than one per cent, the Ghana AIDS Commission has said.
(FANTE NEW TOWN) KMA :
Coffin maker murders girl
Saturday, August 16 2008
Kumasi Zongo police have mounted a search for a man for allegedly murdering his girl friend at Fante New Town, a suburb  for jilting him.
(KUBEASE) EJISU JUABEN :
Two company vehicles collide
Saturday, August 16 2008
Three persons were killed on the spot and many others injured when two buses belonging to the M-Plaza transport company collided at Kubease, near Ejisu Ashanti in the early hours of Thursday. They were moving from opposing directions.
(NYAMEBEKYERE) NZEMA EAST :
Police rescue school children
Saturday, August 16 2008
The police at Nyamebekyere Mile 32 Checkpoint in the Nzema East District in the Western Region have rescued 10 children wearing school uniforms, and said to have been hidden in a 207 Mercedes Benz cargo van for sale in Cote d’Ivoire.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Principal made bishop
Sunday, August 17 2008
The former Principal of the Trinity College and immediate past head of the Religious Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Rev. Professor Emmanuel Asante, has been elected the new Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana.
(AFRAM PLAINS) MANYA KROBO :
12,000 new trees to be planted
Sunday, August 17 2008
Add Your Voice Now, a non-governmental organization (NGO), on Sunday distributed about 12,000 teak and acacia seedlings to 10 communities in the Afram Plains of the Eastern Region to boost forestation.
     
ACCRA :
More calls for peace
Sunday, August 17 2008
Mr Kwabena Osei Bonsu, Head of Add Your Voice Now, a non-governmental Organization that seeks to promote peace, on Sunday  called on politicians, opinion leaders and the clergy to let their utterances promote peace, stability and national unity as the country prepares for another election.
ACCRA :
Church appeals to government
Sunday, August 17 2008
Some members of Musama Disco Christo Church have appealed to the government to institute an investigation into alleged harassment of members of the church by the Central Regional Police Command.
ACCRA :
Churchs to have a library
Sunday, August 17 2008
Step Publishers, publishers of books and magazines, has embarked on a project aimed at bringing back the culture of reading among the citizenry especially the youth.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Brain drain reduces.
Sunday, August 17 2008
The exodus of Ghanaian health professionals to seek greener pastures abroad has slowed down due to the government’s policies towards improving the sector, Deputy Minister of Health Abraham Dwuma Odoom has said.
HO :
Teacher trainees appeal to government
Sunday, August 17 2008
The President of Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana – Volta Sector, Mr Kuagbezi Nelson has appealed to Government to fulfil its promise to upwardly adjust the allowances of trainees in line with the recent salary adjustment of teachers.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
NPP holds mammot rally
Sunday, August 17 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has rallied members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to firmly support the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia Presidential ticket and work their hearts out to secure resounding victory in the coming December polls.
NEW JUABEN :
Bead producers to be supported
Sunday, August 17 2008
The Eastern Regional Coordinating Council and the New Juaben Municipal Assembly have initiated moves towards finding a solution to complaints by beads producers in the region that they were not being recognized, despite being a major source of economic activity.
ACCRA :
More pupil teachers available
Sunday, August 17 2008
A World Fit for Children (WFFC) report on education in Ghana, has revealed that the percentage of untrained teachers has increased from 26 to 38 percent in the last five years in the public schools.
(KALEO) NADOWLI :
Director made chief
Sunday, August 17 2008
Mr Wilbert Dogoli, Northern Regional Director of the Community Water and Sanitation Agency,was inaugurated as a Chief of the Dankana Division in the Kaleo Traditional Area in the Upper West Region.
(BOGOSO)PRESTEA HUNI VALLEY :
Committees inaugurated
Sunday, August 17 2008
Mr Emmanuel Kwesi Ayensu has inaugurated eight committees at a ceremony at Bogoso in the Prestea-Huni Valley District of the Western Region.
(ESSASO) WEST AKIM:
Essaso installs new chief, queenmother
Monday, August 18 2008
The people of Akim Essaso, a farming community in the West Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region, have installed a new Odikro and queenmother at a colourful ceremony.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Help save girl from heart tumour
Monday, August 18 2008
Selina Boamah Dadzie, 19, a form two student of Akim Swedru Secondary School near Akim Oda, and her parents are appealing for public support to raise 12,000 Euros, to enable her undergo a heart surgical operation.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Birim Central exceeds revenue target
Monday, August 18 2008
At the end of July this year, the Birim Central Municipal Assembly collected a total revenue of 190,534.91 Ghana Cedis, as against an estimated revenue of 165,795.58 Ghana Cedis.
(BAZUA) BAWKU:
Sensitisation begins in flood prone communities
Monday, August 18 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA)has begun a programme to educate people living and farming near banks of the Volta River in the Upper East Region.
(ATESIKROM) DORMAA:
Burnt town comes alive
Monday, August 18 2008
This year’s Greening Ghana Project in Dormaa municipality has been launched at Atesikrom where wildfire razed 14 houses and rendered 150 people homeless last February.
HOHOE :
Driver in court for jumping police barrier
Monday, August 18 2008
A commercial driver, Richard Kwami Awome, has appeared before a Hohoe Magistrate’s Court for failure to comply with traffic direction and driving without license.
NKORANZA:
Nkoranza Police arrest two farmers
Monday, August 18 2008
The police at Nkoranza have arrested and placed in custody two farmers suspected of attempted murder.
(TAKORADI) NPP:
NPP will continue to work for unity” – Akufo-Addo
Monday, August 18 2008
Flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo, says the Party will continue to strengthen multi-ethnic and multi-religious unity in the country.
(AFLAO) KETU :
Church collapses on elders
Monday, August 18 2008
Two elders of the Redemption Church, Aflao, are in critical condition at the Ketu South District Hospital Aflao, having been trapped in their Church premises when parts of a three-storey building of the Kekeli School, collapsed on them during worship on Sunday.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
MCE expresses appreciation to government
Monday, August 18 2008
The Government in its bid to deepen democracy in Ghana, has initiated a process to bring good governance to the doorsteps of the people and also facilitate accelerated development.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Dr Mahama advised to choose running mate from Ashanti or Greater Accra
Monday, August 18 2008
The New Ghanaian Movement (NMG) a political think-tank forum on Sunday urged Dr. Edward Nasigrie Mahama, Flag bearer of the People’s National Convention (PNC) to consider choosing a running mate from either the Ashanti or Greater Accra regions.
(SEKONDI) NPP :
Stay focussed and work with the spirit of solidarity
Monday, August 18 2008
Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, has asked members of the party to stay focussed and work with the spirit of solidarity and fraternity.
(TEMA) TMA :
Siblings discharged over narcotics charge
Monday, August 18 2008
Lamisi Baba, 30, and her brother, John Awuni, 38, who were arrested for possessing substances suspected to be narcotics, have been discharged by the Tema Circuit ‘A’ presided over by Mrs Laurine Owusu.
ACCRA :
Local shea butter industry to be enhanced
Monday, August 18 2008
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Africa 2000 Network held a stakeholders’ workshop to empower rural women in northern Ghana to boost the local shea butter industry.
(SECONDI) NPP:
Bawumia pledges to contribute to development
Monday, August 18 2008
Vice Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has pledged to prove equal to the challenge of contributing to the building of a new Ghana through modernization of the economy.
(NSAWAM) AKUAMPIM SOUTH:
Driver and conductor beat passenger to death
Monday, August 18 2008
A 25-year-old man, Mawuli Ahianoy, who refused to pay 80Gp demanded by a driver and his mate as the fare from Nsawam to Okanta, a farming community eight kilometres from Nsawam, died last Saturday when he was allegedly assaulted by the driver and his mate.
NATIONAL :
GT shares sale cash expected this week - President
Monday, August 18 2008
President J.A. Kufuor has said that 900 million dollars will be transferred into the economy this week, following the approval by Parliament of the sale of 70 per cent, Ghana Telecom shares to telecommunication giants, Vodafone.
(BEKWAI) NPP:
Defeated candidate at Bekwai to go independent?
Monday, August 18 2008
Mr Joe Osei-Owusu, who lost the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primary in the Amansie East constituency, has said he would soon come out as to whether to stand as an independent candidate in the constituency.
NATIONAL:
ECOWAS sets up fact-finding team
Monday, August 18 2008
A joint UN-ECOWAS fact-finding team has been established to investigate the death of some Ghanaians found buried in The Gambia three years ago and to help bring the matter to a peaceful closure.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Team for Taifa Stars out
Monday, August 18 2008
A 19-member Black Stars team has been named for Ghana’s international friendly against Tanzania, next week.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Jantuah whips Ricardo Manuel
Monday, August 18 2008
Boxing fans in the Kumasi Metropolis on Saturday night went into a frenzy with excitement soon after United States (US)-based Ghanaian pugilist, Kofi Jantuah had pummeled his Argentine opponent, Ricardo Manuel Henaro, to record a fourth round technical knockout win in their International Middleweight contest at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah not rushing to return
Monday, August 18 2008
Ghana captain, Stephen Appiah believes time spent on the sidelines has toughened him up for the challenges ahead as he continues his comeback programme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stumble in Confed Cup
Monday, August 18 2008
Asante Kotoko stumbled in their blocks in the Caf Confederation Cup Group B opener after a 2-0 loss away to Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel on Sunday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Bazooka in tears
Monday, August 18 2008
Former World Boxing Authority (WBA) welterweight champion, Ike "Baazoka" Quartey on Saturday night broke down in tears soon after United States-based Ghanaian boxer, Kofi Jantuah defeated Ricardo Manuel Henaro of Argentina in the fourth round of their International Middleweight bout at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Olympics hold Hearts
Monday, August 18 2008
Accra Great Olympics played out a barren draw with city rivals, Hearts of Oak in their Homowo Cup match on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(ACCRA) AMA:
GT University makes giant strides
Monday, August 18 2008
Since its inauguration by President Kufuor two years ago, the Ghana Telecom University College has tremendously discharged quality education in Telecommunications Engineering and Information Technology.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
New equipment for Tamale Hospital
Monday, August 18 2008
The Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID), an NGO operating in Tamale, has donated medical equipment valued at about GH¢ 3,000 to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
(BOMSO) KMA:
KNUST leads fight against malaria
Monday, August 18 2008
The Community Health Department of the School of Medical Sciences (SMS) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Sunday organised a sensitization workshop on malaria for residents in the area.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
More pregnant women register for free healthcare
Monday, August 18 2008
About 1, 731 pregnant women in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District, have so far registered for free access to maternal health care for pregnant women, since the introduction of the policy by the government last month.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Teachers’ accomodation attract attention
Monday, August 18 2008
A Director of Education, Mr. John Justice Afful has appealed to School Management Committees and Parent/Teacher associations in the Effutu Municipality and Awutu-Senya District to help secure accommodation for teachers posted to their areas.
MFANTSEMAN:
Mfantseman road network to see improvement
Monday, August 18 2008
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman East, Mr George Kuntu-Blankson, has a given an assurance to continue to improve the road network in the constituency.
(AVENOPEME) AKATSI:
Youth training institutes demand clarification
Monday, August 18 2008
The Association of Youth Leadership Skills Training Institutes (YLTIs), have called on government to clearly define their roles in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) under the new educational reforms.
HOHOE:
Human excreta lands three in trouble
Monday, August 18 2008
Three persons, Efua Attah and two others, whose names were given only as Mansah and Dadaa at Hohoe, were on Monday slapped with a fine of GH¢ 30 each by a Hohoe Magistrate court for indiscriminate disposal of human excreta.
BAWKU:
Bawku curfew unchanged
Monday, August 18 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs for another one week with effect from Monday, August 18.
(ETWEBO) BIBIANI-ANHWIASO-BEKWAI:
Electrification for two communities commissioned
Monday, August 18 2008
A 135,000-dollar electrification project funded by the management of Chirano Gold Mine Limited for two communities within its catchment areas was inaugurated at the weekend.
SUNYANI:
Wives state case for fire workers
Monday, August 18 2008
Spouses of officers of the Ghana National Fire Service have expressed concern about the inadequate accommodation provided for officers on transfer to other stations.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
US$ 65m cocoa warehouse for Takoradi
Monday, August 18 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the Western Region is dear to the heart of the government and that there are far reaching initiatives to open up the area. 
BAWKU :
Red Cross assists conflict victims
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Bawku Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Abudulai Abanga has commended members of Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) and International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) for assisting victims in the Bawku conflict with relief items.
(DUAKWA) AGONA:
Cocoa farmers want bonus payments
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Cocoa farmers at Duakwa and surrounding villages in the Agona municipality, have reiterated their appeal to the COCOBOD to ensure that moneys released to the licensed cocoa buying companies in respect of bonuses due farmers, reach them.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA boss asks ratepayers to pay up
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Hon. Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson has appealed to ratepayers to pay their required rates and fees to enable the assembly to raise enough funds to support the development of Accra.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
MCE outlines government policies
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Frank Kwame Bosumtwi has stated that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the municipality had registered a total of 9,043 people, from January this year to date.
(AKOKOFE) BOSOMTWE:
Bosomtwe DCE honoured
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bosomtwe, Mr James Fosu has been honoured by the chiefs and people of Akokofe in the Bosomtwi District of the Ashanti Region for his dedication and commitment to duty, which led to his elevation to that position.
ACCRA:
NDC lauds VRA for flood alert
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated the Volta River Authority (VRA) on the “patriotic spirit” exhibited in alerting the authorities and the public to the risk of flooding from the White Volta.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Television causes failure in BECE-Lecturer
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A Lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Kwame Danso has attributed 50 per cent of failures in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to increase in most of the students watching television
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST:
Sissala West police winning battle against crime
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The usual pressure associated with police work along the country’s borders seems to be absent in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region due to low rate of criminal activities in the District.
HO:
Help Police fight serial killing of hunchbacks
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Volta Physically Challenge Independent Group, (VOLPHIG) has commended Police in the Ashanti Region for efforts at arresting some suspects in connection with the killings of hunchbacks and the removal of their humps for rituals in Bibiani area in Ashanti region.
HO:
Youth to pray for peaceful elections
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Volta Regional branch of the Ghana Youth For Christ (YFC) would hold a two-day prayer meeting in Ho at the weekend to pray for a peaceful election in December.
(ABOOM) CAPE COAST::
Fisherman defiles youngster
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit court has remanded Joseph Appiah 29, a fisherman resident a  Aboom in police custody for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl.
(ACCRA) POLITICS:
Electorate’s preference for NPP on the decline – NCCE
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has revealed that the electorate’s support for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) was on the decline as compared to the rating in Election 2004, which the party won.
(ATIMPOKU) POLITICS:
Female candidates complain of lack of funds
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Female parliamentary candidates have complained of lack of financial support from their political parties, saying this was hampering their campaign.
(SEKONDI) NPP:
NPP re-affirms commitment to violent-free elections
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) wrapped up its 16th National Delegates Congress with the adoption of a resolution re-affirming the party’s  commitment to peaceful, transparent and violent-free elections.
(AVEYIME) NORTH TONGU:
Rice production starts at Aveyime
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Work on the 3,177 acres for rice production at the Aveyime Rice Project has begun. The test plot of 3,000 acres to determine the quality of rice, after which the actual seeds would be planted, is currently being levelled for irrigation.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
New Ghana coach unveiled
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Milovan Rajavac is confident his time with Ghana’s Black Stars will be a huge success given what he says is the country’s massive pool of talent.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts play Red Bull
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Red Bull Academy will on Wednesday August 20 host premier club Accra Hearts Of Oak at Sogakope in a friendly encounter.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) OLYMPICS:
Nigeria in dream final
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A fantastic team performance, capped by brace from Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi, ensured Nigeria beat Belgium 4-1 to become the first team to reach the final of this year’s Men’s Olympic Football Tournament.
WEST GONJA:
West Gonja sensitized on disaster
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Communities along the White Volta in the West Gonja District have  been sensitized on the impending spillage of the Burkina –Faso Dam scheduled to start on 21st of August this year.
WEST GONJA PNC:
Mole Park gets facelift
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Royal Kingdom of Netherland in collaboration with the Government of Ghana have constructed new facilities at the Mole National Park.
ACCRA :
NADMO in full swing
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) and the Volta River Authority (VRA) have moved personnel and logistics to the three northern regions to help evacuate residents who have ignored warnings of imminent danger of the opening of the floodgates of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso on Thursday.
(TELEKO BOKAZO) ELLEMBELLE :
Vegetation to be protected
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The people of Teleko Bokazo, Anwia and Nkroful in the Ellembelle District have been assured that the vegetation cover of the land in the area would not be destroyed by mining activities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sports festival opened at Damongo
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The 20th inter-District sports festival for basic schools in the Northern Region have been opened in Damongo in the West Gonja District of Northern Region.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Trader goes to jail
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A 34-year-old woman who stole foodstuffs and vegetables belonging to some traders has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment by the Juaso Circuit Court.
        
NEW JUABEN :
Region works on disaster
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Addressing members of the committee , Mr Affram Asiedu said the increasing incidence of minor tremors in parts of the Greater Accra Region in recent times were warning signs to other earthquake prone areas like the Eastern Region.
ACCRA :
Child survival a challenge
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Mr. Sylvester Kyei-Gyamfi, Head of the Information Research and Advocacy Division (IRAD) of the Department of Children said child survival in Ghana remains a challenge.
BOLGATANGA :
Africa being promoted
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A five-day exhibition of made in Africa products and cultural awareness creation is underway in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region.
ACCRA :
Civil Servants speak out.
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Civil Servants Association would co-operate with any political party that emerged the winner after the December election, Mr James Ekow Amissah, Acting Executive Secretary of the Association declared.
KMA :
English needs to be improved
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Mr Kodwo Morgan, Director of the National Spelling Zee (NSZ) of Quest Events, a management company in Accra, has said the level of oral and written English in schools was bad.
(AMAKOM) KMA :
Too much TV watching.
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Dr Kwame Danso, a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has said the growing interest in television viewing by children contributed partly to this year’s mass failure in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
ACCRA :
Be climate conscious
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Ghanaians have been advised to acquire the needed knowledge on climate change as a first step towards reducing its effect on the country.
ADANSI NORTH :
District scheme pay claims
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Adansi North District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) has paid 483,977 Ghana cedis as claims as at May ending.
(AKAPOLISO AYEASE) OBUASI :
GPRTU appeals to government
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Mr Benjamin K. Boafo, Obuasi Municipal Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has called on the government to rehabilitate the six-kilometre Akapoliso-Ayease stretch of feeder road.
ACCRA :
Cedi depreciates
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Ghana Cedi on Tuesday continued its depreciation to the major currencies, the dollar, the Pound and the Euro pushing up again the Gold Coast Securities (GCS)-Cedi Index by 0.36 points.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
No market
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Cocoyam and cassava farmers in the Asante- Akim South District have expressed their displeasure about the lack of ready market for their produce, resulting in a chunk of them going waste.
BIBIANI-ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
6500 dollars for hospital
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The management of Chirano Gold Mines Limited has presented a cheque for 6,560 dollars towards the renovation of the Chirano Health Centre in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas re-assembles Satellites
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Players of the national U-20 team, the Black Satellites on Monday commenced preparation for the final round qualifier of the African Youth Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Adebayor signs new Arsenal deal
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has signed a new contract with the Gunners.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Untouchable 5" will be core
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Milovan Rajevac has promised to give every Ghanaian player a chance to stake a claim in the national team but says the spine of his side will remain some of the players who have been most consistent in the past.
ACCRA:
Improved accoutability to fuel business sustenance
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Minister for Trade, Industry, PSD & PSI, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, has urged managers of small and medium scale enterprises to improve on governance and accountability to shareholders and customers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts host Bayelsa United
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club would hosts Nigerian side, Bayelsa United FC in an international friendly match on Saturday, August 23 at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium, Accra.
HO:
Infrastructural constraints impede DVLA operations
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), Mr Joseph Osei Agyeman has expressed worry about his outfit’s inability to exercise regulatory authority over Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) operated vehicles in the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dramani set for England move
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Ghana midfielder Haminu Dramani has held his first trial session with English side Stoke City.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Improved strategy for statistical service
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Statistical Service, in cooperation with Statistics and Research units of 10 selected Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDGs) have prepared a five-year strategy for the development of statistics in Ghana.
(GBILIGU) WEST MAMPRUSI:
Cattle cause havoc
Tuesday, August 19 2008
Large tracts of cultivated fields at Gbiligu, near Walewale in the West Mamprusi District were at the weekend destroyed by cattle herded by Fulani men.
(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA prosecutes property rate debtors
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has started prosecuting companies that have failed to pay their property rates after persistent demands by the assembly.
NKORANZA:
Director pushes for support
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Nkoranza District Education Coordinator in-charge of private schools, Mr Christopher Asante, has urged parents to support proprietors and proprietresses towards the development of schools, so that their children could benefit from quality education.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
Carpenter jailed for computer theft
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A Cape Coast Circuit court on Tuesday sentenced Kwabena Annan 27, a carpenter to six years imprisonment for stealing eight computers and accessories valued at GH¢1,250 from Assin Akropong Presbyterian Primary School.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Waste management concerns raised
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, has admitted waste disposal is a major challenge confronting the assembly.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Politicians asked to come clear
Tuesday, August 19 2008
A researcher and economist at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Charles Ackah, on Tuesday called for provision to be made in future for aspiring presidential candidates to provide budgetary detail of programmes they intend to carry out when elected into office.
TEMA:
Concerted effort, swollen shoot panacea
Tuesday, August 19 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for an ECOWAS initiative to combat the swollen shoot virus disease, a major threat to the sub-region’s cocoa industry.
(TOLON) TOLON KUMBUNGU:
Women undergo free breast cancer screening
Tuesday, August 19 2008
The Executive Director of Breast Care International (BCI), Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai, an NGO operating in the Ashanti Region has identified ignorance, illiteracy and poverty as the main challenges preventing rural women from attending health institutions for breast cancer screening.
BUNKPURUGU-YUNYOO:
Floods hit Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Persistent rains at Bunkpurugu- Yunyoo, in the Northern Region, has caused massive floods leading to the destruction of property at the predominant farming area.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Adult Education vital
Wednesday, August 20 2008
A Municipal Director of the Non-Formal Education Division (NFED) of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, has observed that the nation had achieved much through adult education.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
2.1 million euros support for Arts and Culture Industry
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The European Union (EU) Commission, has established a cultural initiative support program with a grant of 2.1 million euros, to support the Arts and Culture Industry in Ghana.
(KYEBI APAPAM) EAST AKIM:
Parents urged to register their families under NHIS
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The East Akim Municipal Information Officer, Mr Maxwell Appiah-Korang has called on parents to register their families under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enable their children have access to affordable and better health care
ACCRA :
No shortage of passports - Minister
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and NEPAD has said it was employing more stringent scrutiny of all applications for passport to stop the abuse of the Ghanaian passport.
HO :
More LPG operated vehicles spring up
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Volta Regional Director of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), Mr Joseph Osei Agyeman has expressed worry about the DVLA’s inability to exercise regulatory authority over Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) operated vehicles in the region.
HO:
Tigo rewards customers in Volta Region
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo has reiterated that its trump-card in the mobile phone business is affordability.
NATIONAL :
NHIS hits 11million subscribers
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme has to date registered more than 11 million subscribers, representing more than 55 per cent of the population of the country, the Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Council, Ras A. Boateng, has disclosed.
ACCRA:
IDEG appeal to EC
Wednesday, August 20 2008
A Research Fellow at the Institute of Democratic and Economic Governance (IDEG), Mr Kwesi Jonah, has appealed to the Electoral Commission to give District Election Officers the mandate to mop up eligible voters who were not captured in the recent limited voter registration exercise.
(MEPE) POLITICS:
Nana Konadu inaugurates Mepe 31st DWM
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Former First Lady and President of the 31st December Women’s Movement, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, received a rousing welcome when she travelled to Mepe in the South Tongu Constituency of the Volta Region to inaugurate a branch of the 31st December Women’s Movement.
TAMALE :
District asssemblies urged to support health sector
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Chief Executive Officer  of the Tamale Teaching hospital, Dr Ken Sagoe has called on the various district assemblies in the Northern region to team -up to produce indigens as medical doctors as a long term measure to enable the hospital respond effectively to the health needs of the people.
(FIAMOASO) AMANSIE CENTRAL :
3 year old poisoned
Wednesday, August 20 2008
A 43 year old cocoa farmer at Fiamoaso in the Amansie Central district of the Ashanti region has been arrested  by the Obuasi Central police for poisoning his grandson.
(ASHAIMAN) PNC :
Northerners deserve to be presidents - Ayana
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Deputy Greater Accra Regional Organizer of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Mr Charlie Ayana has called on northerners not to be content with the position of a vice president but should rather aspire to occupy the presidency.
(KOBRISO) EJISU JUABEN :
Community slams EPA on mortuary project
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Residents of Kobriso in Ejisu Ashanti, have criticised the Kumasi office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for allowing the construction of a mortuary by a private developer at the source of the Kobri steam which also serves as the drinking water for the community.
(BUIPE) CRIME :
Fulani herdsman gets five years for stealing
Wednesday, August 20 2008
A Tamale Circuit Court  has sentenced Sambo Talley, a 23 year-old Fulani herdsman, from Burkina Faso to a five-year jail term in hard labour, for stealing a cow belonging to another herdsman from Buipe in the Central Gonja District .
(OLD ESTATE) OBUASI :
Mentally ill woman kills mother
Wednesday, August 20 2008
A 42 year old trader, last Wednesday, threw residents of Obuasi Old estate into a state of shock and mourning when she hit the head of her mother with a big stone killing her instantly.
(NKORANZA) POLITICS:
It is an offence to tear party posters- NCCE
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Nkoranza District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Yaw Effah Manu, has warned that the destruction of posters of political parties and aspiring candidates is a serious electoral offence and perpetrators would be punished severely when caught.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars engage Taifa Stars
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Black Stars’ newly appointed Coach, Milova Rajevac’s competence comes under litmus test when Ghana faces their Tanzanian counterparts in an international friendly tomorrow.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fianoo quits AshGold as CEO
Wednesday, August 20 2008
AshantiGold Football Club Chief Executive,Kudjoe Fianoo,has finally quit the club after what he terms as lack of support and interference from the club’s board of directors.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Middlesbrough deny Badu link
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Coach Gareth Southgate has scotched claims that Middlesbrough are handing a trial to Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Agyeman Badu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rejavec keen on Ghana success
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Newly appointed head coach of the Black Stars of Ghana, Milovan Rajevac believes his period in charge of the team will be a huge success, given the abundance of talent that abounds in the West African country.
STMA :
More SMEs to be supported
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Mr Philip Kwesi Nkrumah, Chief Executive of the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, has assured members of the Council of Indigenous Business Association (CIBA) of the assembly’s preparedness to promote their businesses and ensure the growth of the informal sector.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
GES upgrades Inspectorate Division for efficiency
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Inspectorate Division of the Ghana Education Service (GES), is being strengthened to make it a reliable quality control unit of the Service, Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director General, has announced.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson saves day for Ghana
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Goalkeeper Richard Kingson handed new Ghana coach Milovan Rajevac something to ponder about after scoring for Ghana in the 1-1 friendly drawn game with Tanzania.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Red alert: Bagre Dam opens Thursday
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture through its Regional Directorates, has reminded the general public that the floodgates of Burkina Faso’s Bagre Dam will be opened on Thursday, 21st August, 2008.
LEDZEKUKU-KROWOR:
Concern raised over sanitation
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive of Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly, Mr. Ebenezer Adjei Osekre, has urged individuals and organizations to assist government’s efforts in promoting sanitation and protecting the environment from degradation.
ACCRA:
Need to invest in agriculture
Wednesday, August 20 2008
The World Bank’s World Development Report (WDR) 2008, which focuses on agriculture, has called for greater investment in agriculture in developing countries if the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) of halving extreme poverty and hunger by 2015 would be realized.
SUNYANI:
Officer pushes for modernised agriculture
Wednesday, August 20 2008
Farmers in Brong-Ahafo Region have been urged to adopt modern methods of mixed farming to increase productivity and promote national food security.
(TEMA) TMA:
Kingmakers warn public on stool lands
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Kingmakers of Appolonia within the Tema Metropolis have called on the public and developers within the area to desist from dealing with the “so-called” 12-Member Committee said to be responsible for the management and protection of the stool lands in the area in trust for the people.
JOMORO :
Osagyefo barge can produce more
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Osagyefo Power Barge at Effasu-Mangyean in Jomoro District could produce 600 mega watts of electricity into the national pool more than the 125 mega watts it was originally designed to produce.
NATIONAL :
Upsurge of water hyacinth
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Volta River Authority (VRA) is expressing fears that the rising level of water along the banks of the White Volta and Oti rivers would cause the spread of water hyacinth, which would have negative impact on biological diversity, agriculture and human development.
ACCRA :
Help curb tobacco menace – Sory
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Elias Sory has stressed the need to galvanize efforts to help curb a tobacco epidemic before the situation got out of hand.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Don’t destroy moral values of the youth – NCCE
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Gomoa West District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Emmanuel Tennyson Mensah, has appealed to politicians not to destroy the moral values of the youth in their quest for power.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Free Basic Education is false - Fiifi Kwetey
Thursday, August 21 2008
Forum for Setting the Records Straight, a unit created by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to correct wrong information on the campaign trail, said the claim by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) that education at the basic level was free was false.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Assembly supports informal sector
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, has established a private sector desk under the Urban Poverty Reduction Project, to facilitate the development of the informal sector of the economy.
NATIONAL:
A-G, SFO to face court over Ndoum’s SEC issue
Thursday, August 21 2008
A member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr. Kwame Asa-Ofori, has filed a suit in an Accra Fast Track High Court against the Attorney-General and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) seeking an order to compel them to take all necessary steps to immediately initiate the prosecution of alleged criminal offences against Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, CPP flag bearer, and other persons implicated in an SFO report on the State Enterprises Commission (SEC).
(KAWUKUDI) AMA :
Luggage of last year’s Hajj pilgrims arrives
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Office of the National Chief Imam announces the arrival of the luggage of pilgrims of the 2007 Hajj.
(KATH) KMA :
Drug pusher rescued
Thursday, August 21 2008
Medical Doctors at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi have successfully carried out a surgical operation to ‘deliver’ a 34-year-old man of 73 pellets of substance suspected to be cocaine.
ACCRA :
GWCL to shut down booster station
Thursday, August 21 2008
Parts of Accra will be hit by an acute shortage of water for 10 days following the decision by the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to shut down its main Booster Station for major replacement works.
BAWKU:
Spillage of Bagre Dam postponed
Thursday, August 21 2008
The spillage of excess water from the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso will not come on today as scheduled.
Thursday, August 21 2008
(TESHIE) AMA :
Boys traumatised.
Thursday, August 21 2008
Two brothers, aged 9 and 11, name withheld, are alleged to have been sodomised by a 30 year old man in Teshie in Accra.
(WALEWALE) WEST MAMPRUSI :
A bank for Walewale
Thursday, August 21 2008
The Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) has opened a new branch at Walewale in the West Mamprusi District to enhance the promotion of business in the area.
WA :
Municipal needs a permanent barracks.
Thursday, August 21 2008
Government has been urged to establish a permanent military barracks in the Upper West Region to help manage insecurity and conflict situations.
    
KMA :
Physically challenged involved in election process
Thursday, August 21 2008
Mrs Stella Abrokwa-Antoh, Gender and Disability Desk Officer at the Electoral Commission (EC),has stressed the need to involve the physically challenged in the democratic process to exercise their franchise without intimidation or hindrance.
ACCRA:
Women Peacemakers programme launched
Friday, August 22 2008
A programme committed to empowering women through non-violent activities to promote cultures of peace, tolerance, inclusion and equality was launched with a call for support from other women’s groups and gender based organizations.
(KUNTANASE) BOSOMTWI:
Schools receive mathematical sets
Friday, August 22 2008
Mathematical sets donated by the government to be distributed to all schools in the Bosomtwi District, have been presented to the District Education Directorate.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE:
Headteacher sanctioned for misconduct
Friday, August 22 2008
The Kwabre District Education Directorate has demoted the head teacher of Asenua Junior High School.
ACCRA:
Equip youth with skills to deepen democracy
Friday, August 22 2008
President of CIVITAS Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, Mr Sam Amankwaa Bosompem, has reiterated the need for civil society groups to help equip the youth with knowledge and skills that would stimulate their involvement in political activities.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
33,967 lost and damaged ID cards replaced
Friday, August 22 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has so far replaced 33,967 lost and damaged voter Identity (ID) Cards in the Eastern Region,  Eastern Regional Director of the EC, Mr Paul Boateng, said.
SUNYANI:
BA improves on sanitation
Friday, August 22 2008
Individuals, organizations and stakeholders have been urged to help campaign for proper sanitation in the country especially in the cities to curtail the infection of some diseases especially among children.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Motivate farmers to increase productivity
Friday, August 22 2008
National Co-ordinator of Ghana Trade and Livelihood Supervision, an NGO, Mr Ibrahim Akalbila, has appealed to Managements of Financial and Research Institutions and development partners to assist Ghanaian farmers with technical assistance and low interest loans to increase productivity.
TAKORADI:
NIA officers demand payment of allowances
Friday, August 22 2008
Personnel engaged in the just ended registration exercise of the National Identification Authority (NIA) in the Takoradi sub-metro, have called for the immediate payment of allowances promised them without further delay.
(MAMPONTENG) KWABRE:
Sensitize landlords to access household latrines
Friday, August 22 2008
Kwabre District Chief Executive, Alhaji Akwasi Yeboah, has called on assembly members to collaborate with opinion leaders and chiefs to sensitize landlords on the household latrine project.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Methodist Church donates to Psychiatric hospital
Friday, August 22 2008
The UK branch Women Fellowship of the Ghana Methodist Church, has presented items worth 3000 GH cedis to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital for the upkeep of patients.
(NSEIN) NZEMA EAST:
Place development above personal gains
Friday, August 22 2008
The Catholic Bishop for Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese, Most Rev. Martin Darko, has said Ghana is a blessed country but corruption born out of selfishness is making life unbearable for most people.
(AKIM-ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Be circumspective about HIV/AIDS
Friday, August 22 2008
The President of the Universal United Youth Organisation (UUY), a non-governmental organisation, has called on Ghanaians to be conscious of the reality that HIV/AIDS does not respect persons.
NATIONAL:
Minister appeals to China
Friday, August 22 2008
The Minister of Energy, Mr Felix Owusu-Agyapong, has called on the Chinese government to partner local banks to inject more capital into the Ghana’s rural electrification projects.
ACCRA :
Civil society groups raise concern
Friday, August 22 2008
Ahead of the High Level Forum(HLF3) on Aid Effectiveness in Accra in September, Civil Society Groups in Ghana are raising concern about the lack of flexibility in aid conditionality and the persistence of tied aid despite repeated pledges of donors to discontinue the practice.
(KUMASI) KMA:
KNUST Hospital to train specialists
Friday, August 22 2008
The management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Hospital, has been granted accreditation to train physician and surgical specialists.
ACCRA :
Support Feeding Programme to progress
Friday, August 22 2008
Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), Mr Michael Nsowah-Mensah, has  warned that government would not tolerate civil servants who were bent on sabotaging the programme.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor consoles Zambians
Friday, August 22 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has sent a message of condolence to the Vice President and people of Zambia on the death of President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa in a Paris hospital earlier this week.
ACCRA :
Olympics is also important.
Friday, August 22 2008
As UN climate talks enter their next round in Accra, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) says it is encouraging governments to have the Olympic spirit in mind when meeting at the negotiation table.
(HO) NDC :
Cadres call on leadership to correct mistakes
Friday, August 22 2008
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) should forget about winning the 2008 elections if it failed to rectify the mistakes it made during the 2000 and 2004 elections.
ACCRA :
China trains in computer hardware
Friday, August 22 2008
A one-month training programme on computer hardware maintenance and network equipment technology opened in Guiyang in the Republic of China on Thursday as part of the Chinese government’s training programmes and seminars for staff of government institutions in selected African countries.
KMA :
GARSOAK banned.
Friday, August 22 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB), has ordered the Garfood Enterprise, manufacturers of garisoaking (garsoak), a food product, to stop its production and distribution within the Ashanti Region.
WA EAST :
District cut off
Friday, August 22 2008
Some communities in the Wa East District have been cut-off from the regional capital, Wa, following heavy down pour in the area.
ACCRA :
Government is commited
Friday, August 22 2008
Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has said the government was committed to strengthening of the capacity of procurement entities to conduct procurement activities in an effective and efficient manner.
ACCRA :
Scholarships increased.
Friday, August 22 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced an increase in funds for the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Scholarship Scheme from 1.5 million GH Cedis to two million GH Cedis to widen the circle of beneficiaries.
    
ACCRA :
WAEC results out
Friday, August 22 2008
The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC) has said the subject results of 570 candidates who wrote April 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have been cancelled for various examination malpractices.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Complications hold up Dramani move
Friday, August 22 2008
Stoke City are hoping to complete the loan signing of Haminu Dramani from Locomotive Moscow by Friday but manager Tony Pulis says the deal has been more complex than he expected.
Pulis is taking on Dramani on the recommendation of his assistant David Kemp and says the English club have now completed their part of the deal.
SUNYANI :
Farmers not paying for loans
Friday, August 22 2008
Most farmers who have been granted loans in the Brong Ahafo Region in the last three years have not paid back. 
ACCRA :
Mental Health bill safe.
Friday, August 22 2008
Dr. Gladys Ashitey, Deputy Minister of Health, has said the passage of the Mental Health Bill, which is before cabinet, would not be affected by a change of government.

Samatex beat Coconut Sharks
Friday, August 22 2008
Samatex FC brightened their chances of qualifying for the Middle League when they beat Elmina Coconut Shark 2-1 in their Division One League match played at the Robert Mensah Sport Stadium, Cape Coast on Thursday.

Appiah wants Juventus return
Friday, August 22 2008
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah says it will be a dream to return to Juventus in the Italian League.
SUNYANI :
Please reduce taxes-SMEs
Friday, August 22 2008
Some Small and Medium Scale Enterprise operators in the Brong Ahafo Region have complained of what they say are too many taxes. 
ACCRA :
Amoo still at post
Friday, August 22 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has reaffirmed that Dr Sam Ghartey Amoo was the substantive National Security Coordinator and he had no plans of replacing him.

Osei joins Israeli club
Friday, August 22 2008
Ransford Osei is in Israel to begin a loan spell with Meccabi Haifa that will last until December 2008.
CAPE COAST :
Health directorate assisted
Friday, August 22 2008
Members of Pordenone branch of Mfantsiman Korye Kuw in Italy have presented assorted medical items valued at 20,000 Euros to the Central Regional Health Directorate at Cape Coast.
TEMA :
Bauxite refinery to be built.
Friday, August 22 2008
Feasibility studies have been completed for the construction of bauxite refinery plant in Tema for the production of alumina as part of measures to integrate the aluminium industry.
(KASALGU) TAMALE :
New shea butter factory.
Friday, August 22 2008
Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Northern Regional Minister, has inaugurated a 60,000-dollar shea butter factory at Kasalgu, a village near Tamale.
GA WEST :
Basic school children to reliefed
Friday, August 22 2008
The over 3,000 abandoned dual desks meant for distribution to basic schools in the Ga West and South municipal assemblies, have now been distributed to the beneficiary schools.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level
Saturday, August 23 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, August 22, 2008.
(STATE HOUSE) AMA:
Art and crafts fair opens
Saturday, August 23 2008
An eight-day arts and craft fair has began at the forecourt of the State House in Accra as a sidelight to the Accra Conference on Climate Change to showcase Ghanaian works in the industry.
(DAGBON) YENDI :
Abudus, Andanis beat war drums
Saturday, August 23 2008
The two rival factions in the Dagbon chieftaincy crisis are once again beating war drums.
(SAPELIGA) BAWKU WEST:
Review Northern flood projects – Experts
Saturday, August 23 2008
Experts have called for review of the conditions under the Northern Floods Reconstruction Project (NFRP), currently underway in the Upper East Region.
HOHOE :
Ex-convict back in jail for stealing goat
Saturday, August 23 2008
A three-time jailbird, Foster Dzator, unemployed has been handed 24 months’ jail term in hard labour by a Hohoe magistrate court for stealing and being on premises for unlawful purpose.
BAWKU WEST :
Contractors warned
Saturday, August 23 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari has warned road contractors not to hide behind World Bank conditions to do shoddy work under the Northern Floods ReconstructionProgramme (NFRP).
SUNYANI:
Over a million people in BA benefit from water project
Saturday, August 23 2008
More than a million people from 2,640 communities in the Brong-Ahafo Region, have benefited from the Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project (STWSSP) since 1994.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Motivate farmers to increase productivity
Saturday, August 23 2008
Managements of Financial and Research Institutions and development partners have been urged to assist Ghanaian farmers with technical assistance and low interest loans to increase productivity.
(ADAWSO) KWAHU SOUTH :
Metro Mass Transport extends services to Kwahu area
Saturday, August 23 2008
Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMT), a public transportation company, has extended its services to the Kwahu area.
BUILSA :
Four perish in floods - 150 others rendered homeless
Saturday, August 23 2008
Four days of persistent rains in the Upper East Region have claimed four lives and rendered 150 people homeless in the West Mamprusi and Builsa districts respectively.
HOHOE:
Ghana Post urged to give face-lift to Hohoe office
Saturday, August 23 2008
Togbega Gabusu, Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, has appealed to management of Ghana Post (GP) to consider renovating its offices in Hohoe.
(OBOMENG) KWAHU SOUTH:
Cultural group donates to orphanage
Saturday, August 23 2008
Members of the "Odweanoma" Cultural group, made up of Ghanaian youth and other children based in Amsterdam, Holland, have presented items worth GH¢100 to the children of "Tomo-ni" Orphanage at Obomeng in the Kwahu South District.
(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
Assembly supports teacher training
Sunday, August 24 2008
Government and Non-Governmental interventions have contributed to a sharp jump in primary school enrolment from 2,336 in the 2006/2007 academic year to 14,853 at the start of 2007/2008 in the Sissala West District of Upper West Region.
HO :
Minister pleads with churches.
Sunday, August 24 2008
Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister has urged churches to wage a crusade to stem activities likely to disturb the December elections.
(KPONE) TEMA :
Energy minister tours power plant
Sunday, August 24 2008
Mr. Felix Owusu Agyepong, Minister of Energy has reiterated that the provision of adequate energy was key to country’s quest to achieve a middle-income status in 2012.
ACCRA :
Protect the rights of people
Sunday, August 24 2008
Mr. Justice U.P. Dery, Justice of the High Court of Ghana has called on the media to help enforce the fundamental human rightsof Ghanaians.
KASOA(GOMOA WEST) :
Fatal accident at Kasoa
Sunday, August 24 2008
Scores of people are reported dead and several others injured in a fatal accident on the Kasoa road on Sunday.
ACCRA :
Police warns public
Sunday, August 24 2008
The Police Service have expressed concern about the kidnapping of children, a new trend that some miscreants and criminals have adopted to extort money from parents.
(KANESHIE) AMA :
Man predicts fathers death
Sunday, August 24 2008
“My father has some few weeks to die, so give me GH¢800 as advance payment for his room for two years, pending his death," a 35-year-old part-time teacher, John Harding told a prospective tenant in Accra.
ACCRA :
President prays for NDC
Sunday, August 24 2008
The office of the President has expressed sympathy for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) saying the party needs spiritual deliverance and the Grace of God to overcome its failures.
(TAFO) KMA :
Cobra spits money
Sunday, August 24 2008
A GIANT cobra measuring about 10 feet which vomits hard Ghanaian currency in different denominations to enrich its owner, has gone wild.
ACCRA :
Ghana to assembly more tractors
Sunday, August 24 2008
Ghana will soon start assembling farm tractors imported from India with the brand name, FARMTRAC. A stone laying ceremony for the construction of the assembly line was held at the free zones enclave in Tema.
ACCRA :
Lavish lifestyles on the spot.
Sunday, August 24 2008
The Chairman of UT Financial Services, Mr Joseph Nsonamoah has reminded the country’s young business owners to eschew extravagance and to "grow" their money as well as respect their employees in order to secure their companies’ growth.
ACCRA :
EC brainstorming
Sunday, August 24 2008
The Electoral Commission, EC says challenges that characterized the just ended national voters’ registration exercise, were serious and unprecedented in the 17-year democratic dispensation of the country. 
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Citizens urged to sustain peace, unity
Monday, August 25 2008
The District Chief Executive for Birim Central Municipal Assembly,  Mr. Frank Marcellus K. Busumtwi has urged the people to play their roles responsibly to sustain unity and peace in the area.
ACCRA:
Council of Clergy asks EC to revise voting day
Monday, August 25 2008
The International Council for Clergy (ICC), an association of independent Ministers of God and churches, have called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to revise the voting for presidential and parliamentary candidates on Sunday.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ahmadis asked to participate in politics
Monday, August 25 2008
A Sekondi High Court Judge, Justice Saeed Kwaku Gyan, has called on Ahmadiyya Muslims to participate actively in the politics of the country for the purpose of not only serving the nation and but more particularly, to make a real difference in the society.
(MAAMOBI) AMA:
Father defiles daughters
Monday, August 25 2008
Jonathan Rashid Adotey, 38, a gardener, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Accra magistrate’s court for defiling his two daughters.
(CASTLE) AMA :
State burial for Ala Adjetey
Monday, August 25 2008
The former Speaker of Parliament, Peter Ala Adjetey, who passed away last July, is to be accorded a state burial in recognition of his distinct career and contribution to national development.
SUNYANI:
Workshop held for reporters
Monday, August 25 2008
A US-based freelance journalist and public relations consultant, Mr. Herb Frazier, has urged journalists to exercise maturity by cross-checking and ensuring balance in their reportage.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
NCCE holds forum for stakeholders
Monday, August 25 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has organized a day’s forum for about 25 people with the objective of encouraging them to get involved in a campaign to promote tolerance among the people to ensure peace before, during and after the December poll.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Kumasi inmates developing mental problems
Monday, August 25 2008
A number of inmates at the Kumasi Central Prisons are developing mental problems in what prison officials refer to as psychological problems resulting from congestion.
TAMALE:
NPP youth supports Bawumia
Monday, August 25 2008
A youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) calling itself “Advocates of Nana’s Ideal Partner” has pledged to rally behind Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, running mate to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, NPP flag bearer, to win the December election convincingly.
(CAPE COAST) NPP:
NPP will never rig elections - Akufo-Addo
Monday, August 25 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said the party would never rig the December election as is being speculated by its detractors.
BUILSA:
Bagre Dam opens
Monday, August 25 2008
The floodgates to the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso have been opened.
(ABOANTEM) KMA :
Murderer surrenders
Monday, August 25 2008
The Kumasi-based carpenter who allegedly butchered his girlfriend at Fante New Town in Kumasi has surrendered himself to the police.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wigan lost 0-1 to Chelsea
Monday, August 25 2008
Deco continued his fine start to life in the Barclays Premier League, scoring his second goal in as many games to help Chelsea beat Wigan 1-0 at the JJB Stadium.
(SPORTS-GOLF) LOCAL:
Henrietta wins Future Ladies Golf
Monday, August 25 2008
Henrietta Amezado scored 45 points to win the third Ghana Future Ladies Open Golf Championship played over 18-Holes at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday.
(SPORTS-BOXING) LOCAL:
Homowo Boxing Championship ends
Monday, August 25 2008
Will Power, Fit Square and Wisdom Gyms emerged the dominant forces during this year’s Homowo Individual Championship.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty pip Lions in Top Four opener
Monday, August 25 2008
Dansoman Liberty Professionals got off their campaign in this year’s Glo Top Four Tournament on a bright note when they managed a lone goal victory over Kpando Heart of Lions on Sunday at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari savours Italian Super Cup win
Monday, August 25 2008
Sulley Muntari celebrated his first major trophy with Inter Milan as the Nerrazuri won the Italian Super Cup with an 8-7 penalty shoot out win over AS Roma.
NATIONAL:
EC to clean voters register
Monday, August 25 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) is to set up a mechanism to remove names of minors and those who double-registered from the voters register during the just ended voters registration exercise.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Agogo opens Zamalek account
Monday, August 25 2008
Junior Agogo opened his goal account for Zamalek with the strike that helped the Cairo giants to a 2-1 win over El Masry.
(SALMAN) NZEMA EAST:
Residents support mining company
Monday, August 25 2008
Five communities in the Nzema East District have recommended to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Mining Commission to issue a mining licence to Adamus Resources Limited (ARL), a miningcompany to commence operation in the area.
(SPORTS-LYMPICS) FOREIGN:
Beijing bids farewell to Olympics
Monday, August 25 2008
The Olympic Games have drawn to a close with a glittering ceremony inside Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Stadium.
KASSENA NANKANA:
NADMO assures: Expected flood under control
Monday, August 25 2008
The Co-ordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), DCOP Douglas Akrofi Asiedu (rtd), has assured the public that his outfit is adequately prepared for the opening of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Kasoa Carnage: Death toll increases
Monday, August 25 2008
One more person is reported dead from Sunday’s accident on the Accra-Weija road, bringing the toll to five. Two others are still on admission at Korle-bu Intensive Care Unit
(ATWEDIE) AMANSIE WEST:
Four Injured In tanker accident
Monday, August 25 2008
Four persons, including a policeman and a fireman, were seriously wounded from burns, while four vehicles and a number of houses were also burnt when a speeding tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) overturned and burst into flames at Atwedie in the Ashanti Region.
(TEMA) TMA:
Boost for mechanised agric
Monday, August 25 2008
The country’s quest to mechanise agricultural production has received a boost. The President, Mr J.A. Kufuor, has cut the sod for work to begin on a tractor assembly plant in Tema.
ACCRA:
Ecobank launches $2.5 dollar share offer
Monday, August 25 2008
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) on Monday launched simultaneously the first ever cross-border shares to raise 2.5 billion dollars to expand its operations in Accra and nine other African countries.
(EJISU) EJISU JUABEN:
Significant drop in marine fishing
Monday, August 25 2008
Records at the Ministry of Fisheries show about 50 per cent drop in the quantity of fish obtained from marine fishing.
(ACCRA) AMA:
More scholarships for cocoa farmers
Monday, August 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced an increase in funds for the Ghana Cocoa Board Scholarship Scheme from GH¢1.5 million to GH¢ 2 million to widen the circle of beneficiaries.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Matrimonial cases swell in Obuasi
Monday, August 25 2008
The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has expressed concern about increases in administrative injustices and matrimonial related cases in the Obuasi municipality.
(YONSO) AFIGYA-KWABRE:
Project supports 51 women traders
Monday, August 25 2008
The Yonso Project, a non- governmental organisation (NGO), has since last year supported 51 women petty traders at Yonso and Apaah in the Afigya-Kwabre District with loans.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Driver’s mate jailed for narcotic offences
Monday, August 25 2008
A 20-year-old driver’s mate, Kwasi Gyasi, who said he used cocaine to give him strength to do farm work, was on Monday jailed 10 years in prison in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(KOKOFU) BEKWAI:
Code of ethics to be upheld
Monday, August 25 2008

The Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Kofi Asare, has tasked health workers to uphold the code of ethics of their profession in the discharge of their duties.

LAWRA :
More pregnant women register under FMHC
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Six thousand, three hundred and thirty-two pregnant women have been registered under the Free Maternal Health Care (FMHC) Policy in the Upper West Region.
HO :
Police poised to handle election challenges
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) in-charge of the Volta Region, Mr. Bernard Guyiri Dery has stated that the Police Service is capable of handling any security problems that might arise during this year’s elections.
BAWKU :
Curfew remains unchanged
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Although relative peace and understanding have been restored in the Bawku district, curfew hours remain unchanged from 2000 hours to 0500 hours each day.
AMA :
Fire Service storms offices
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Accra Regional Fire Service has embarked on the first enforcement exercise since the coming into force of the Fire Precaution Regulation in 2003 to demand for fire certificates and apply sanctions on owners whose premises have failed to comply.
(AMANASE) SUHUM/KRABOA/COALTAR :
Cultural, Religious practices impede HIV/AIDS prevention
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Executive Director of the Abibiman Sankofa Cultural Movement (ASCUM),    Mr Freeman Madzi has said some religious and cultural practices impedes the fight against HIV/AIDS.
TECHIMAN :
Okyehene calls for preservation of environment
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, Okyehene, has said traditional rulers owed it a duty to help preserve the environment and its eco-system for posterity.
DORMAA :
Religious organisations to contribute to education fund
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Dormaa Traditional Council is to mobilize funds from religious organisations operating under its jurisdiction to support its education endowment fund.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor invited to Germany
Tuesday, August 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra for Berlin, Germany, for a three-day state visit at the invitation of the German President Hörst Kohler.
SUNYANI :
President requests for prayers
Tuesday, August 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has entreated religious institutions to continue to pray unceasingly for a peaceful presidential and parliamentary elections in December.
ACCRA:
Limit debate to NPP/NDC flag bearers
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A Political Science lecturer, Professor Wayo Seini, has called on the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), organizers of Election 2008 Presidential Debate, to limit participation to only flag bearers of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
KUMASI :
Midwives encouraged
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Midwives in the country have been urged to show more poise and commitment to their work to ensure the success of the free maternal health care and delivery policy recently introduced by the government.
ACCRA :
Concern raised about political posters
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Students Representative Council of the African University College of Communications (AUCC) has expressed worry about indiscriminate pasting of campaign posters in the country and asked the various assemblies to enforce the bye-laws on the menace.
(ACCRA) POLITICS:
Movement condemns politics of insults
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The New Ghanaian Movement (NGM), a political think-tank, has condemned politics of insults, intimidation and personality attack that are gradually creeping into Election 2008 campaigning.
(NKORANZA) NPP :
NPP forms campaign teams
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Executive members of Nkoranza North constituency branch of New Patriotic Party have organised  campaign teams at the zonal level to undertake a massive campaign drive to enable the party to win more votes in the impending general election.
CAPE COAST :
Driver sentenced to five years imprisonment
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Mukaila Sagoe, a 19-year- old driver, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment in hard labour by a circuit court in Cape Coast for conspiring with three others to steal machines valued at GH¢5,600.
ACCRA :
Education system is a crisis-Nduom
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Fagbearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) , Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, said that despite the various interventions by the previous and present government, Ghana’s educational system still remained a crisis.
NATIONAL :
Members to ECOWAS Parliament to be elected
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A new approach towards the effectiveness of the ECOWAS Parliament is that people are going to be elected as ECOWAS parliamentarians with effect from 2010.
(ABETIFI) KWAHU EAST :
Assembly to sponsor students
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The newly created Kwahu East District assembly is to sponsor some students and school dropouts to learn vocational skills.
(GHAHADZE) NDC :
Return NDC to power for rural development
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The National Democratic Congress(NDC) parliamentary candidate for Effutu, Mr Mike Allan Hammah has appealed to Ghanaians to return the NDC to power to continue its rural development programme.
(ACCRA) NDC:
EC should show commitment to fair elections
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has been urged to show its commitment to a free and fair election devoid of violence and conflict.
(ELLEMBELE) CPP:
Freddie Blay re-elected
Tuesday, August 26 2008
First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and incumbent Member of Parliament for Ellembele constituency in the Western Region, Mr Freddie Blay, was given the nod to contest the seat on the ticket of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) for the forth time running.
(TAKORADI) NDC:
Computer analysts for Effia-Kwesiministim seat
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Effia-Kwesimintsim branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has elected a 43 year old computer analyst, Mr Ambrose Sesu Ankrah, as the party’s Parliamentary candidate for the area.
(KORLE BU) AMA :
Korle-Bu denies employing fake doc
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has denied ever employing one Dr. Joseph Kenny Agogoa, reported to have been arrested for being a fake.
(KUMASI) CRIME :
Four arrested with GH¢90,005 fake currencies
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP), Kwame Ayesu Opare-Addo, Ashanti Regional Commander has cautioned the general public to be careful when transacting businesses involving the five, 10, 20 and 50 Ghana Cedi denominations since they could be given fake currencies.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Worst Ever Olympics For Ghana
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Minority Caucus in Parliament has noted that Ghana’s abysmal performance at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games can be attributed to mis-management of sports, lack of cohesive planning and vision by the sporting authorities.
NZEMA EAST :
Five want mining company to operate.
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Five communities in the Nzema East district have recommended to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Mining Commission to issue a mining licence  to Adamus Resources Limited (ARL), a mining company to commence operation in the area.
(OSU BLOGODO) AMA :
New chief for community
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Osu Blogodo community in Accra has installed a new chief fisherman after three years search by the kingmakers to fill the vacant stool.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Dickson extends Charlton stay
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Ghana international and Charlton Athletic striker, Chris Dickson has signed a one-year contract extension at the Valley.
EFFUTU :
Chiefs call on president
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A delegation of chiefs from the  Effutu traditional council  has  called on President Kufuor to express  their gratitude to the government for the many development projects  undertaken  in the area since 2001.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien nominated for UEFA awards
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Ghana’s Michael Essien has been included in the 25-man shortlist for this year’s European Club Footballer of the Year awards.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gyan, Quartey in Libya party
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Asamoah Gyan has been recalled to the Black Stars five months after playing his last game for the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Haminu hopes for Stoke switch
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Ghana’s Haminu Draman hopes his Russian club, Lokomotiv Moscow do not block his loan move to the English Premiership.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy pushes blues Foward
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Ghana attacker, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie has been hogging the limelight in recent weeks since making a move to Championship side, Birmingham City.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah fit and ready for Libya
Tuesday, August 26 2008
John Mensah has assured new Black Stars coach Miloslav Rajevac that he will be fit and available for Ghana’s World Cup qualifier against Libya on September 5.
(MAAMOBI) AMA :
Man commits incest
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Jonathan Rahshid Adotey ,38 , a gardener, has been arraigned before an Accra magistrate court for defiling his two daughters.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Gyan suffers fresh injury scare
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan has suffered another injury setback with news he has been sent for an X-ray on a thigh problem.
SUNYANI :
More than 100 thousand registered
Tuesday, August 26 2008
One hundred and eighty-five thousand four hundred (185,400) persons, were registered in the just-ended voter registration exercise in the Western region.
(ADENTA) AMA :
Fake official arrested
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Police at Adenta in Accra have arrested a 42-year-old man who had posed as an official of the Bureau of National Investigations and extorted money from some members the unsuspecting public.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko make smooth Take-off
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko underlined their status as favourites for the off-season Top 4 competition with an emphatic 3-0 win over Berekum Arsenals at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Violent cases reporting reduces
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Western Regional office of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service, has recorded 1,208 cases between January and July this year as compared to 1,452 cases for the whole of 2007.
HO :
Man rapes girl
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A 32-year-old man who works at the Aflao border, as someone who changes money for people, has appeared before a Ho Circuit Court for allegedly raping a 16-year-old student.
KMA :
Callers advise themselves
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A group calling itself “Concerned Serial Callers Association” in the Ashanti Region, has deplored the increasing use of abusive language on radio stations in Kumasi, especially during phone-in programmes.
NEW JUABEN :
More than 700 challenged
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A total of 186,646 young people were registered in the Eastern Region at the end of the just ended voter’s registration exercise
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts put key men on transfer
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak have sacked seven experienced players from the club in a bid to improve on their season from last season.
(ACCRA) AMA:
Technical subjects not for the dull
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Chief Advisor on Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Management, Mrs Kenji Kimura, on Tuesday called for collaborative efforts to change the wrong perception that TVET was only for low achievers and dropouts.
(OKPONGLO) GA EAST:
Water company rationalizes operations
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited has explained that the 10-day water interruption in some parts of Accra has been necessitated by the need to work on a project to boost water supply in the capital.
(HO) HMA:
Mawuli School to admit the blind
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The Volta Regional Director of Education, Rev Samuel Afainie Amankwa, has called for partnership between the church and educational authorities to curb the growing indiscipline among school pupils and students.
HO:
Water Company over-bills customers
Tuesday, August 26 2008
There is growing resentment among customers of the Ghana Water Company in the Ho Municipality over water bills they have been receiving from the company in recent times.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Warehouse robber ready for sentence
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A circuit court at Dormaa Ahenkro has remanded a sand winner, Kwame Akanchaab, alias “Quataphy”, for stealing from a drugs warehouse.
SHAMA:
Ahantaman association to assist youth
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Executives of Anyindamane (Ahantaman) Development Association (ADA), a Western Region-based organisation, on Tuesday said it was poised to assist the youth with relevant skills necessary to meet the demands of the emerging oil and tourism markets.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Youth vital resource for the nation
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A National Youth Representative of the Ghana Red Cross Society, Mr Akita Abel Okoe, has urged government to invest in the youth to build upon their capacity.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Perk up for Ayensu Starch factory
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Government is committed to reviving the Ayensu Starch Factory by making it  a more sustainable venture that would not rely on raw materials from individual farmers.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Committee to steer business affairs inaugurated
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A nine-member Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) Development Sub-Committee, has been inaugurated at Nkawie in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti.
(TEMA) AMA:
Malaria cases decline in Tema
Tuesday, August 26 2008
Health facilities under the Tema Metropolitan Health Directorate recorded a total of 43,733 malaria cases in the first half of the year.
ACCRA:
Food adulteration common in cities - Survey
Tuesday, August 26 2008
A survey conducted in eight regions has revealed that food adulteration is common in big markets in urban communities and towns.
HO :
HIV/AIDS counselling targets homes
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Volta Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has moved counselling and voluntary testing for HIV from institutional level to homes, communities and offices in the region.
(KOKOFU) BEKWAI:
Health Assistants’ Training School supported
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A philanthropist and an executive member of the Pan African Hope Centre in Canada, Mr Ben Ekuban has presented computers and library books worth 1,050 Ghana cedis to the Health Assistants’ Training School at Kokofu in the Amansie East District of Ashanti.
WA :
Reduce gestation period of sheanut trees
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A Service Provider in the sheanut industry,  Mr Iddris Wiredu has called on the government to reactivate propagation technologies that were developed about 30 years ago to reduce the gestation period of the shea tree.
HO :
Make HIV/AIDS policy action driven- NGO
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Executive Director of New Seed International, Ho-based youth focused Non-Governmental Organisation, Mr. Livinus Acquah-Jackson has called on the government to make its policy on care and support for People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHAS) action driven.
ACCRA :
HFC donates to organizations
Wednesday, August 27 2008
HFC Bank has presented a cheque for GH¢30,000.00 to 14 organisations to enable them to carry out their assistance to the vulnerable in society.
(BATOR) SOUTH TONGU:
Prosecute perpetrators of trokosi- CHRAJ
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Acting Volta Regional Director of CHRAJ, Mr Joseph Nuertey  has said the trokosi practice violated the dignity, beliefs, freedom and equality of the victims in contravention of the constitution and prescribed prosecution for persons who engaged in it.
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Christian mothers end rally at Abuakwa
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A three-day rally for the Nyinahin Deanery of the Christian Mothers Association has ended at Abuakwa in the Atwima Nwabiagya District.
ASHAIMAN :
Ashaiman hit by mystery deaths
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Ashaiman Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of six people in the municipality within the past two weeks.
(ACCRA) AMA :
10-day water shortage in Accra
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has explained that the 10-day water interruption in some parts of Accra has been necessitated by the need to work on a project to boost water supply in the capital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
I’m Not Happy – Bash
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Coach Bashiru Hayford caused a stir last Friday when he told Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, Owner and Life Patron of Kotoko, that he is not happy as head coach of the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Fianoo set for AshantiGold return
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Kudjoe Fianoo could return as chief executive of AshantiGold after ironing out his differences with the club’s board of directors.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah for Juve?
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Major daily Italian sports newspapers Gazzetta dello Sport claims Juventus are 80 percent sure to bring back Ghana midfielder Stephen Appiah from Turkish team Fenerbahce.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP US wants Freddie Blay expelled
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The New York and New Jersey branch of the Convention People´s Party (CPP) is calling on the executive of the party to commence immediate dismissal proceedings against the CPP MP for Embelle- Hon Freddie Blay.
(CAPE COAST) NDC:
Atta Mills courts drivers and fishermen
Wednesday, August 27 2008
NDC Presidential hopeful Prof John Evans Atta Mills says he will reduce prices of petroleum products if voted into power in December.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan prepares for Libya
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Ghana coach, Milovan Rajevac remains excited with the events of the past week and news of his former side, FK Borac’s qualification to the group stage of the UEFA Cup on Tuesday seems to have spurred him on as he prepares for his first competitive game.
(NSAWAM) POLITICS:
Priest wants December polls suspended
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A Roman Catholic Priest is calling for the suspension of this year´s general elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R start well
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Central regional team made a bright start in the football competition at the start of the 28th National Inter-Regional Basic Schools Sports Festival on Monday, when they beat the defending champions, Ashanti Region 4-2 on penalties after they drew goalless at full time.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Multistix Silence NDK Financiers
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Multistix got NDK Financiers to eat back their words when they served them a cold meal of revenge with a 2-1 defeat last Saturday in their epic 2nd Round IPMC hockey league match.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Court frees cop, two soldiers
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A high Court at Koforidua has acquitted and discharged two soldiers and a policeman who were tried over the death of a mini bus driver, one George Atua, alias Maclean, at Suhum on August 3, last year.
(KASOA) AWUTU :
100 houses demolished
Wednesday, August 27 2008
About 100 houses at Ngleshie Amanfro near Kasoa have so far been pulled down in a controversial demolition exercise on a protracted tract of land on Wednesday morning.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts defend decision to sack players
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak have defended their decision to sack some of the biggest names in the club as part of efforts by Kosta Papic to trim down the squad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Defeat for Riga in Bolton debut
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Ghana-born striker Mustapha Riga made a difficult start to his English career when his side Bolton were bundled out of the Carling Cup on Tuesday night.
(GBI ABANSI) HOHOE :
Fines placed for bad sanitation
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Sroda Sewornu and six others all residents of Gbi-Abansi in the Hohoe Municipality have been sentenced to a fine of 100 Ghana Cedis each by a Hohoe Magistrate Court for using an unsanitary bathhouse.
ACCRA :
International confidence expressed for EC
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Carter Center has said it believes that the Electoral Commission has the capacity to conduct the December elections in a professional and transparent manner. 
KMA :
Media not helping pupils
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, Ashanti Regional Director of Education, has attributed the poor reading habits among pupils and students to the influence of the media and Internet.
(NEREBEHI) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Let education be in your heart.
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Stakeholders and partners in education have been urged to attach much importance to every component of the educational reforms to ensure quality education delivery in the country.
AMANSIE CENTRAL :
Eight communities to get power
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Eight communities in the Amansie East Municipality, are benefiting from an electrification project, which is nearing completion.
       
HOHOE:
Hunting expedition turns tragic
Wednesday, August 27 2008
A thirty-six year old farmer at Hohoe, Raphael Kofi Agbozo, was shot dead by a fellow hunter during hunting expedition on Wenesday in the Abudome forest, behind the Akpatanu ranges in the Hohoe Municipality.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Two friends held for defilement
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Richard Agbemadji, 24, and Stephen Lartey, 20, both friends, have appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with defiling a 10-year-old girl.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Renew cards in time - Manager
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The General Manager of the Gomoaman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme, Mr Mark Nii Lamptey has appealed to clients to renew their subscription as soon as they expired.
ACCRA:
Emergency scenario takes centre-stage
Wednesday, August 27 2008
Medical Superintendents have been urged to ensure that staff working under them are equipped with the requisite skills to handle emergency cases.
ACCRA:
EPA bans 25 dangerous agro-chemicals
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has banned the importation of 25 agro-chemicals because of their toxicological risks to people, animals, crops and the environment.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Anniversary of the Children’s Act launched
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Deputy Minister of Greater Accra Region,  Ms Theresa Amerley Tagoe has launched activities to mark the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Children’s Act.
(OFOASE) ASANTE-AKIM SOUTH :
NHIS subscribers increase in district
Thursday, August 28 2008
The subscription of the Asante-Akim South District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (DMHIS) now stands at 56,613 representing 58 per cent of the district’s total population.
ACCRA :
Halt permits to timber contractors
Thursday, August 28 2008
The boss of the Environmental Monitoring Foundation, a non-governmental organisation has called for a halt to the over exploitation of the nation’s forest resources and urged the Forestry Commission to stop issuing permits to timber contractors.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Traditional Medicine Day on Friday
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association (GHAFTRAM) will commemorate the Sixth African Traditional Medicine Day on Friday in Sekondi.
(ACCRA) NPP:
Veep affirms commitment to peaceful elections
Thursday, August 28 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama  said that as true believers in the rule of law, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) remained committed to a clean and transparent General Election on December 7, this year.
(KATH) KMA :
KATH attracting foreign based Ghanaian doctors
Thursday, August 28 2008
Some foreign based Ghanaian doctors are thinking of re-locating to the country following the completion of the National Accident and Emergency Centre as well as the renovation and construction of additional facilities at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.
(MANKESSIM) NDC:
Reject gifts being offered on oath – NDC
Thursday, August 28 2008
The electorate have been advised to turn away any politician who would ask them to take an oath in exchange of money to vote for a particular party.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Assembly urged to brief electorates regularly
Thursday, August 28 2008
Assembly members have been advised to educate their people to avoid practices, that could affect the success of the December general election.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor gets Germany’s highest national award
Thursday, August 28 2008
Germany has conferred her highest State Honour, "Bundesverstkreuz" on President John Agyekum Kufuor for his outstanding leadership.


NKORANZA SOUTH:
NHIS records progress
Thursday, August 28 2008
District Chief Executive for Nkoranza South, Mr James Kwabena Appiah-Awuah, has commended people in the district for their impressive patronage of the national health insurance scheme.
(APAM) NDC:
NDC will not use dubious means to gain power – Mills
Thursday, August 28 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) will not employ any dubious means such as lies and deceit to win power, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, the Party’s Flag Bearer has said.
ACCRA:
Assembly members demand allowances
Thursday, August 28 2008
Assembly members have called on government to give them allowances to ease the financial burden they shoulder since they are sometimes compelled to offer financial assistance to those in need.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Cocaine student for court today
Thursday, August 28 2008
A Third-Year student of the Regent University, Samuel Nana Gyenin Kwenin, has appeared before the Accra Circuit Court for allegedly swallowing 60 pellets of cocaine intended for export to London.
NATIONAL :
President Kufuor honoured
Thursday, August 28 2008
Germany conferred her highest State Honour, "Bundesverstkreuz" on President John Agyekum Kufuor for his outstanding leadership.
CAPE COAST :
NCCE organises forum for women
Thursday, August 28 2008
Central Regional Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Frank Adoba, has called on women to exercise their franchise during elections to participate effectively in governance.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOEREIGN:
Boateng to join West Bromwich
Thursday, August 28 2008
Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng is close to sign a contract with English Premier League team West Brom, according to reports from Israel.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kuffour moves to Russia
Thursday, August 28 2008
Ghanaian defender Samuel Kuffour is set to continue his career in the Russian Premier League, joining last-placed FC Khimki.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adjei to revive career with Hearts
Thursday, August 28 2008
Former Ghana international Sammy Adjei is set to make a return to the local league with his former club Hearts of Oak next season.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
T.T League enters penultimate week
Thursday, August 28 2008
The national Akosombo Textiles Table Tennis League enters the penultimate round of matches on Saturday, August 30, at the D.G. Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions hold Arsenals
Thursday, August 28 2008
Poor shooting at goal denied Kpando Heart of Lions FC the three maximum points as they drew 1-1 with Berekum Arsenals FC in their Glo Top Four Tournament played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty halt Kotoko bluff
Thursday, August 28 2008
Asante Kotoko’s winning start in the Top Four tournament has been brought to an end after losing 2-1 to Liberty Professionals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Stoke close to Draman decision
Thursday, August 28 2008
Stoke City will know on Thursday whether they have been successful in securing the signature of Haminu Dramani.
KMA :
KATH signs MOU
Thursday, August 28 2008
The management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Come To My Aid International, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), at a ceremony at the hospital premises in Kumasi, to solicit for financial  support in aid of the hospital’s endowment fund.
(MANTSE TSURU) AMA :
Residents worried
Thursday, August 28 2008
Residents of Maate Tsuru on the Spintex Road have expressed worry about the construction of the new dual carriage Spintex Road as a result of which some properties will be demolished.
TAMALE :
NADMO prepared.
Thursday, August 28 2008
The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) says it has enough medical stock to take care of the   victims   of  the   recent floods in the northern part of the country.
AMANSIE WEST:
District makes strides
Thursday, August 28 2008
Seven years may not be a long period for a district assembly, especially one in a deprived environment like Amansie West, to prosecute its development  agenda to improve the lives of the people.
ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
DCE tours district
Thursday, August 28 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Atwima-Kwanwoma, Mr Emmanuel Agyei Dankwa,has begun his first official tour of the district with a visit to three communities.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
GCB listens to customers
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Agona Swedru branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) is undergoing major rehabilitation to meet the growing demands of customers in the Agona West Municipality.
BOLGATANGA :
Chiefs urged to support peace process
Thursday, August 28 2008
Mr Larry Bimi, Chairman of the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) on Wednesday called on chiefs to help educate their people on the need for peace before, during and after the December general elections.
(BANTAMA) KMA:
KATH signs MOU to solicit funds
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi , has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kome To My Aid International, an Accra based NGO to solicit funds for the Hospital. 
NATIONAL:
Danish Envoy commends government’s economic policies
Thursday, August 28 2008
The outgoing Danish Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Flemming Pedersen, has commended Ghana government for what he described as the prudent economic policies that has put the country on the right pedestal to attaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah to join Juventus on free
Thursday, August 28 2008
According to reports in Italy, Ghanaian midfielder Stephen Appiah is set to re-join Juventus on a free transfer.
NKWANTA:
District achieves 100 percent case reduction
Thursday, August 28 2008
The guinea worm eradication activities in the Nkwanta South district have seen remarkable achievement, recording a 100 percent case reduction in the second half of the year, Mr Joseph Yaw Denteh, Chief Executive of the district has disclosed.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana to host AU Sports Ministers’ Conference
Thursday, August 28 2008
Ghana will host the second edition of the annual African Union (AU) Sports Ministers Conference next October in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevic Announces Ghana Squad
Thursday, August 28 2008
Ghana’s Coach, Milovan Rajevic, has announced his squad for the World Cup African qualifier on the 5th of September in Tripoli, Libya
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Ports undergo facelift
Thursday, August 28 2008
The government has undertaken a number of capital intensive projects and infrastructural developments aimed at improving the deteriorating conditions which are detrimental to the activities of shippers at the country’s ports in Takoradi and Tema.
ACCRA:
SSNIT interacts with employers
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Mr Akwesi Osei, on Thursday appealed to Chief Executive Officers of organizations to support the trust to enhance the operation of the Social Security Scheme.
ACCRA:
Food adulteration is injurious - survey
Thursday, August 28 2008
Food researchers have warned that adulterants added to food are injurious to human health and urged consumers to report any unusual changes in their food to the Food and Drugs Board (FDB).
BOLGATANGA:
Approach work with commitment – contractors told
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, has urged contractors in the region to undertake their work with selfless commitment so as to build good and lasting infrastructure in the region.
(CAPE COAST) CMA:
MTN donates towards ’Fetu Afahye’
Thursday, August 28 2008
Management of Scancom Limited, operators of MTN Mobile Phone Service has donated items worth GH¢ 16,000 to the chiefs and people of Oguaa Traditional Area towards the celebration of Fetu Afahye.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Christrians role phenomenal
Thursday, August 28 2008
The Birim North District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Justus Danquah, has called on Christians to use their religious moral to refine the country’s political system to ensure success of the country democracy.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Court fines six drivers
Friday, August 29 2008
A Kumasi circuit court presided over by Mr. D.P.W Amedior, on Thursday fined six commercial drivers a total of GH¢1,600 for flouting traffic regulations.
(NEW ABIREM) BIRIM NORTH:
Use religious morals to refine political system
Friday, August 29 2008
The Birim North District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Justus Danquah, has called on Christians to use their religious moral to refine the country’s political system to ensure success of the country democracy.
CAPE COAST:
MTN donates towards Oguaa Fetu Afahye
Friday, August 29 2008
Management of Scancom Limited, operators of MTN Mobile Phone Service, donated items worth GH¢16,000 to the chiefs and people of Oguaa Traditional Area towards the celebration of Fetu Afahye.
BOLGATANGA:
Approach work with commitment- Contractors urged
Friday, August 29 2008
Upper East Regional Deputy Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, has urged contractors in the region to undertake their work with selfless commitment so as to build good and lasting infrastructure in the region.
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Assembly set to empower women
Friday, August 29 2008
The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District has established a Gender Desk in the district to help bridge the gap between male and female and other disadvantaged groups in the society as well as empower them for sustainable development.
ACCRA:
Germans to assist modernise railways system
Friday, August 29 2008
The German Railways Authority has expressed interest in assisting Ghana to improve and modernise its railways system.
(TEMA) TMA:
82,658 eligible voters registered
Friday, August 29 2008
The Tema Office of the Electoral Commission registered 82,658 eligible voters in five constituencies during the just ended limited registration exercise at 29 centres in 362 polling stations in the municipality.
HO:
Designer fabricates batik producing machine
Friday, August 29 2008
A Ghanaian textiles designer, Mr Mawuena Kwasi Amedorme, 31, has fabricated a batik production machine powered by an electric motor.
ACCRA :
SIF holds review meeting on UPRP
Friday, August 29 2008
The Social Investment Fund, (SIF) implementers of the Urban Poverty Reduction Project (UPRP), has held an Annual Review Meeting to review the performance of the project for the 2007 fiscal year.
ACCRA:
Manufacturing sector is unprotected
Friday, August 29 2008
Professor Cletus Dordenno, a Consultant of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), said the Ghanaian manufacturing sector remained unprotected compared to those of other countries.
ACCRA:
Local Government Finance Bill being processed into law
Friday, August 29 2008
A Local Government (Finance) Bill is being processed into law to guide the Municipal Finance and Management Initiative (MFMI) in raising private capital and other resources for sustainable development of rural communities.
ELECTORAL COMMISSION:
’EC will ensure clean register
Friday, August 29 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has given the assurance that it is taking concrete steps to ensure the country has a credible register for the December elections.
YENDI :
Health insurance scheme being accessed.
Friday, August 29 2008
The Yendi Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has held its first general meeting to review its achievements and challenges to chart a new course for the smooth management of the scheme in the municipality.
ACCRA :
Barclays Ghana gets Ghanaian manager
Friday, August 29 2008
Barclays Bank Ghana has appointed a new Managing Director who replaces Mrs Margaret Mwanakatwe.
ACCRA :
Apprentices and Domestic workers need SSNIT
Friday, August 29 2008
Persons who engage the services of domestic servants and apprentices are required by law to pay social security contributions.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
MCE advocates for the disabled
Friday, August 29 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Birim Central, Mr Frank Kwame Busumtwi, has called for pedestrian walk-ways to facilitate easy movement of the blind and users of wheelchairs.
(EFFIA NKWANTA) STMA :
Woman wants to commit suicide in hospital
Friday, August 29 2008
Ekua Tawiah, the woman who set herself and family ablaze, killing her husband and seven-year-old son, has refused food and medicine at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital where she is on admission.
AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Farmers supported
Friday, August 29 2008
Twenty farmers groups in the Ahafo Ano North and Ahafo Ano South districts have received 240 spraying machines to help them prepare their farms to enhance yield.
ACCRA :
Subtle ways in which Ghanaians are killed
Friday, August 29 2008
Food researchers have warned that adulterants added to food are injurious to human health and urged consumers to report any unusual changes in their food to the Food and Drugs Board (FDB).
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Venomous Vipers whip Dwarfs
Friday, August 29 2008
Relegation haunted Cape Coast Venomous Vipers on Wednesday caused a sensation when they whipped their local rivals, Ebusua Dwarfs 4-0 in their Division One League match played at the Robert Mensah Stadium, Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Re-building hits Hearts
Friday, August 29 2008
The Management of Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club has assured its supporters, stakeholders and well wishers as well as the general public of presenting a formidable team for the upcoming soccer season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sammy Adjei Released
Friday, August 29 2008
Accra Hearts of Oak are seeking to bring back goalkeeper Sammy Adjei and striker Louis Agyeman to the club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan revises Ghana squad
Friday, August 29 2008
Milovan Rajevec has named a 21-man squad for his first competitive game in charge of Ghana, with Libya the opponents in Tripoli on September 5.
ACCRA :
No one is classified as a failure.
Friday, August 29 2008
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says 62.16 per cent of students who sat for the 2008 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) qualified to enter senior high schools and technical institutes.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Mensah Blow for Ghana
Friday, August 29 2008
John Mensah is the latest omission from the Ghana squad for the September 5 World Cup qualifier with the defender yet to recover from the injury that has delayed his Olympique Lyon debut.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien’s award dreams dashed
Friday, August 29 2008
Ghanaian Michael Essien’s dreams of winning the best midfielder award in Europe have been dashed by his team-mate Frank Lampard.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Portsmouth Interested In Appiah
Friday, August 29 2008
Stephen Appiah’s agent has revealed that Portsmouth have contacted him regarding the midfielder’s future.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kuffuor’s Russian deal burts
Friday, August 29 2008
Russian side Khimiki FC have put the brakes on their bid to bring former Ghana international defender Samuel Osei Kuffuor.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets set for Libya test
Friday, August 29 2008
The national Under-17 team,the Black Starlets,begin their search for qualification ticket to the Africa Championship on Saturday against Libya.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
DOL play-off cast complete
Friday, August 29 2008
B.A United,who have yo-yoed up and down the premier league in recent years, lead a predominantly unknown pack for this year’s division one league play-off.
(MADINA) GA EAST :
MTTU arrest 40
Friday, August 29 2008
The Motto Traffic and Transport Unit of the Madina Divisional Police Command, has apprehended 40 drivers and their buses for various traffic offences this week.
HOHOE:
NHIS: Hohoe hits national target
Friday, August 29 2008
The Hohoe Municipal Health Insurance Scheme is developing strategies to attain a 95 percent coverage within its catchments area by the end of 2009.
(ASENUA) KWABRE EAST:
Headteacher demoted
Friday, August 29 2008
The headteacher of the Asenua District Assembly Junior High School, in the Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region, Agyepong Nsrah, has been demoted for collecting unauthorised levies from his pupils.
HOHOE:
NHIS, anchored legacy of government
Friday, August 29 2008
The Paramount Chief of Gbi Traditional Area, Togbega Gabusu VI, on Thursday said the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will remain as one of the anchored legacies of government, which is human-centred and affordable.
(LEGON) GA EAST:
Visa fraudster in police grips
Friday, August 29 2008
The Legon District Police Command has placed under custody, Edward Dartey, a suspected fraudster, who duped a Kumasi Polytechnic student of 5,000 Ghana cedis.
(BUEM) JASIKAN:
Association supports education
Friday, August 29 2008
The Coalition for Peace and Development in Buem (COPADIB), has donated 200 bags of cement towards the development of education in some communities in Buem in the Jasikan District in the Volta Region.
(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Workshop for food vendors ends
Friday, August 29 2008
The Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations in collaboration with the Ghana Traditional Caterers Association, has organised a training workshop for food vendors, beer bar operators and store-keepers in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Bursars, Matrons hold conference in Koforidua
Friday, August 29 2008
The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Ofosu Asamoah, has said, with the current escalation of world prices of fuel and food items, any decision to increase feeding and tuition fees to run schools, would definitely place heavy financial burden on parents.
SUNYANI:
Media to support NCCE for credible polls
Friday, August 29 2008
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Charles Nkrumah, has called on media practitioners to help the commission to educate the populace about the effects of violence during and after the election to ensure peace.
CAPE COAST:
Visual impairment scare in Central Region
Friday, August 29 2008
The Executive Director of Child-Learner Development Organisation (CLEDOR), a child development-oriented NGO based in Cape Coast, Mr Francis Mensah-Okyere, has expressed concern about the rate of visual impairment among school children in some areas of the central region.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Armed robbers pounce on Health Director
Friday, August 29 2008
Armed robbers have attacked the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Director of Health Services, Dr Albert Antobra Boateng at his residence at Suhum.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Alternative livelihood for chainsaw operators
Friday, August 29 2008
The European Union (EU), in collaboration with the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Tropenbos International Ghana and the Forest Research Institute of Ghana, is to implement a project that will seek to develop an alternative to illegal chainsaw milling through multi-stakeholder dialogue.
SEKYERE CENTRAL:
DCE issues stern warning
Friday, August 29 2008
The Sekyere Central District Chief Executive, Mr. Haruna Oppong-Boateng, has warned residents of the district, especially party activists to desist from defacing or removing posters of political opponents.
(MANSO NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
Multi-purpose office complex for Manso-Nkwanta
Friday, August 29 2008
A GH¢ 65,000 office complex for the United Nations Millennium Village Project (MVP) has been commissioned at Manso-Nkwanta in the Amansie West District.
ACCRA :
Minister bemoans fragmented forest ecosystem
Saturday, August 30 2008
The Minister of Lands, Forestry and Mines, Mrs. Esther Obeng Dapaah has blamed the state, traditional and civil society organisations for the nation’s highly fragmented forest ecosystem.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Woman declares husband dead for cash
Saturday, August 30 2008
She boldly walked to the SSNIT office in Kumasi to allegedly make a false claim that her husband had died, to enable her to claim the necessary benefits.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Agriculturalists commend Government
Saturday, August 30 2008
The Ghana National Agricultural Technical Class Association (GNATCA) has commended the Government for the various agricultural interventions put in place, especially the signing of the Millennium Challenge Compact.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Prempeh Old Students support sick bay
Saturday, August 30 2008
The Kumasi branch of the Prempeh College Old Students’ Association, has raised funds to support the School’s sick bay which has been upgraded to a clinic, at Kumasi.
TAMALE :
Trainees urged establish businesses
Saturday, August 30 2008
Beneficiaries of skills training programmes have been urged to be innovative by establishing their own businesses before seeking for loans from banking institutions.
(TEMA) TMA :
Driver defiles 15-year-old-girl
Saturday, August 30 2008
Circuit Court ‘B’ at Tema, has remanded a 29-year-old driver for defiling and impregnating a 15-year-old Junior High School student at Lashibi.
KOFORIDUA :
Extend rejuvenated health programme to schools
Saturday, August 30 2008
Participants at a lecture on the rejuvenated health programme, organized by the eastern division of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), to climax the 50th anniversary celebration of the association in the Region have called for the extension of such lectures to schools.
(EFFIA-NKWANTA) STMA :
Killer refuses medical attention
Saturday, August 30 2008
Ekua Tawiah, the woman who set herself and family ablaze, killing her husband and seven-year-old son, has refused food and medicine at the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital where she is on admission.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Degradable plastic introduced
Saturday, August 30 2008
The Poly Products Ghana Limited, has introduced a new kind of plastic material, which decomposes when exposed to sunlight.
ACCRA :
Child labour issues for police training curriculum
Saturday, August 30 2008
The Ghana Police Service is to introduce child labour issues as a subject in the training curriculum of the Ghana Police College.
(EFFIDUASI) NEW JUABEN :
Girl drowns
Saturday, August 30 2008
Effiduasi, a suburb of Koforidua was on Thursday thrown into a state of sadness when a nine-year old girl who accompanied her elder brother to fetch water from a well got drowned.
(JUAKWA) CAPE COAST :
Two brothers pay heavily for stolen booze
Saturday, August 30 2008
Two brothers, Kobina Daffour, 22 and Kofi Sasu, 24, both unemployed and resident at Jukwa near Cape Coast have been fined GH¢500.00 each by the circuit court in Cape Coast for stealing a bottle of ‘Kasapreko Alomo bitters,’ an alcoholic beverage valued at GH¢1.50 from a drinking spot.
ACCRA :
The role of private universities in nation building
Sunday, August 31 2008
A lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School has asked private universities to ensure standards in order to produce graduates that would propel the country to a middle income status.
(NYANKPALA) TOLON KUMBUGU :
Muslim cleric appeals to politicians
Sunday, August 31 2008
Maulvi Wahab Adam, Ameer in charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, has appealed to politicians to accept the outcome of the December Presidential and Parliamentary elections to prevent any post-election conflict in the country.
KMA :
Occultism a cause for worry
Sunday, August 31 2008
Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, the Ashanti Regional Director of Education, has said the Ghana Education Service was concerned about increased occultism in pre-tertiary institutions.
TEMA :
Fire destroys business centres
Sunday, August 31 2008
At least 36 stores at the European Market in the Tema Fishing Habour were razed down by fire shortly after midnight, the Fire Service has said.
ACCRA :
Education must be priority- Economist
Sunday, August 31 2008
World Bank Chief Economist Justin Lin Yifu has said developing countries must invest heavily in the education of their citizenry and upgrade their industrial structures for sustainable growth.
TAMALE :
NGO supports girls.
Sunday, August 31 2008
Maltiti Development Centre, a voluntary non-profit organisation offering educational and vocational support to girls in the Tamale Metropolis, has provided some 17 girls with materials to enable them complete their education.
SAVULUGU/ NANTON :
NGO develops schools.
Sunday, August 31 2008
The Ghanaian Danish Community Progamme (GDCP), a non-governmental organisation operating in the Northern Region,has handed over three different projects to host communities in the Savelugu area in the Savelugu/Nanton district.
HOHOE :
MP advises electorate
Sunday, August 31 2008
Mr Prince Jacob Hayibor, Member of Parliament for Hohoe-North, has cautioned the electorate not to fall for monetary enticement and incitement by politicians to foment trouble.
HOHOE :
EP church holds synod
Sunday, August 31 2008
Reverend Frank Anku, out-going Synod Clerk of Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, has explained that the quest to assume a General Assembly (GA) status was to re-align the administrative set-up of the Church to fit into international standards.
ACCRA :
Constitution dangerous?
Sunday, August 31 2008
The Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ghana, Professor Atsu Ayee has described the 1992 constitution, as a hybrid of the Executive and legislature the two powerful arms of government as dangerous in maintaining good governance. 
(BUKOM) AMA :
Bukom to make some gains
Sunday, August 31 2008
The  Presidential  candidate of the  New Patriotic  Party, Nana   Akufo Addo  says  the  Accra Community Centre which was taken from the  people of  Bukom and  given to the  AMA during the 31st   December revolution will soon be  returned to them.
TAMALE : Armed men attack event.
Sunday, August 31 2008
Calm has been restored to the Tamale municipal after unknown armed men are reported to have fired gun shots into a gathering of NPP party functionaries and supporters in Tamale earlier today.