WA:
NYEP wants “Talk Time Tax” to be solely allocated to its operations
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has appealed to government to allocate 100 per cent of revenue accruing from the “Talk Time Tax” for its operations.

WA :
Ghana has lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence in sub-region
Sunday, August 01 2010

Ghana’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate is 1.7%, the lowest rate so far in West Africa, according to statistics from the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS).

(AMASAMAN) GA WEST:
NGO donates to Amasaman flood victims
Sunday, August 01 2010

The World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), has donated relief items to flood victims in the Ga West Municipality at Amasman.

HO :
The State must pay maternity benefits - Legal practitioner
Sunday, August 01 2010

Mrs Hilary Gbedemah, a legal practitioner, has suggested that the state should pay maternity benefits to women in the formal sector.

BOLGATANGA :
Assembly focuses on education
Sunday, August 01 2010

Mr Daniel Nankeb, a records Officer at the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, said education was important in nation building.

WA :
Farmers urged not to farm along river banks
Sunday, August 01 2010

The Chairman of the Upper West Regional Platform on Disaster Reduction, Naa Robert Loggah, has advised farmers in the region to avoid making their farms in river beds and along river banks.

HO :
Women call for affirmative action
Sunday, August 01 2010

Ms Adwoa Sakyi, a steering committee member of Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT), has observed that only affirmative action could get more women into Ghana’s parliament.

(KPASSA) NKWANTA NORTH :
Farmers urged to adopt govt’s interventions
Sunday, August 01 2010

Mr Paul Levin Gyato, Nkwanta North District Chief Executive, has called on farmers and fisher folks to embrace Government’s interventions and programmes in order to increase their yields.

BIG ADA :
Traditional Authorities asked to use festivals for dev’t
Sunday, August 01 2010

Asafoatsengua Gaduga Osrama IV, the most Senior Divisional Warlord of Dangmebiawer Clan in Ada, has stressed the need for traditional rulers to use festive occasions to initiate development programmes to better the lot of their people.

NATIONAL:
President to sack non performing MMDCEs
Sunday, August 01 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has cautioned Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives against complacency in the discharge of their work and urged them to be up to the task, else the “axe” would fall on them.

SABOBA :
District receives free school uniform
Sunday, August 01 2010

The Saboba District in the northern region has taken delivery of over 340,000 uniforms for distribution to pupils in basic schools in the district.

(HALF ASSINI) JOMORO :
Women asked to get involved in politics
Sunday, August 01 2010

The National Coordinator of the Women in Law and Development in Africa(WILDAF), Ms Bernice Sam, has appealed to women to be courageous and get involved in politics, and also contest the district assembly and parliamentary elections.

(NYAMEBEKYERE) ELLEMBELLE:
Odikro call for development
Sunday, August 01 2010

The Odikro of Aiyinase-Nyamebekyere in the Ellembelle District, Nana Kweku Obo, at the weekend said the poor condition of the road makes them feel cut off from the rest of the district.

NATIONAL :
President Mills to go on leave
Monday, August 02 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills would early this month go on an annual leave, and spend about three weeks to "cool off," the Ghana News Agency has learned.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t to further reduce interest rates
Monday, August 02 2010

Government will continue to implement policies to compel local financial institutions to reduce their lending rates (interest rates), the  Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Franklin Fiifi Kwetey has assured.

NATIONAL :
EC to exhibit voters register on August 9
Monday, August 02 2010

The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced a nationwide exhibition of the voters register at all polling stations from Monday, August 9 to Sunday, August 15.

(YAMERIGA) TALENSI-NABDAM :
Australia commends World Vision
Monday, August 02 2010

The Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, Billy Williams has commended World Vision Ghana, for its Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) Project in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region.

BOLGATANGA :
Upper East NDC Youth condemns Cadres demand for removal of MCE
Monday, August 02 2010

A group calling itself concerned youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), in the Upper East Region, has condemned the demand of Cadres of the Party in the Bolgatanga  Constituency to remove the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Epsona Ayamga.

BOLGATANGA :
E-zwich card to facilitate application of teachers’ loans
Monday, August 02 2010

The Upper East Regional Secretary of the Ghana National Association Teachers (GNAT), Mr Linus Attey, has said that teachers who apply for loans from the teachers fund would have their monies paid to them promptly.

HOHOE :
Cocoa farmers risk losing gov’t largesse- Alhaji Alhassan
Monday, August 02 2010

Chief Cocoa Farmer, has said cocoa farmers risk losing government’s largesse and support if they failed to join forces to clampdown on cocoa smuggling.  

(BREDI) TANO NORTH :
Initiative to add value to cassava production launched
Monday, August 02 2010

An integrated pest management and farm gate processing training programme to help raise cassava production in the country, has been launched for farmers in Ashanti, Brong-Ahafo and the Central regions.

(HALF ASSINI ) JOMORO :
Jomoro District Assembly improves internal revenue generation
Monday, August 02 2010

The Jomoro District Assembly increased its Internal Generated Revenue (IGF) during the first six months of this year by 42 per cent, the District Chief Executive, Hon. Victor Kabenlah, said at Half Assini in the Jomoro District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

(TEBEREBIE) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Water is vital for life- Mawasha
Monday, August 02 2010

The General Manager of Anglogold Ashanti, Iduapriem Mine Limited (AAIL), Mr Billy Mawasha has noted that water and sanitation were essential to life and must not be taken for granted.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Accra Mayor cuts sod for work on public WC
Monday, August 02 2010

The Mayor of Accra Mr. Alfred Vanderpuije has cut sod for the commencement of the construction of a 20 seater water closet public toilets for La Jomo community in Accra.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
MOWAC assists women groups
Monday, August 02 2010

The Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, Mrs Juliana Azumah-Mensah, presented palm-kernel processing equipment to the New Juaben Municipal Assembly for use by women groups in the area.

TAMALE :
NYEP to be transformed and better funded
Monday, August 02 2010

The National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) is to be transformed into a permanent and better funded project to ensure its continuity and sustainability. 

(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH :
GH¢150,000 store project under construction
Monday, August 02 2010

About one hundred and fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢150, 000.00) stores are under construction at the Aflao Lorry Park in the Ketu South District.

(ATEBUBU-AMANTIN) ATEBUBU:
Church Assists Assembly
Monday, August 02 2010

The Zion Assemblies of God Church at Atebubu in the Brong Ahafo Region has presented over one hundred thousand Ghana cedis (GHC 100,000) worth of computers and accessories, books and hospital equipment to the Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly.

TAMALE :
NYEP allowances to be paid on time- Pele
Monday, August 02 2010

As from September this year, the salaries and allowances of District Employment Coordinators (DECs) of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) and their deputies, would be regularized and they would receive payment directly from the Bank at the end of every month.

(ATEBUBU-AMANTIN) ATEBUBU:
DCE donates Computer to School
Monday, August 02 2010

The District Chief Executive (DCE), for Atebubu-Amantin Assembly, Mr. Sanja Nanja has presented a computer and a photo copier to Atebubu Senior High School on behalf of the Member of Parliament for the area Hon. Emmanuel Owusu Mainu.

(UPPER WEST) WA: Veep introduces Alhaji Salia as Upper West Minister
Monday, August 02 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday, July 31, 2010 introduced newly appointed Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Issahaku Salia to the chiefs and people of the Region.

JASIKAN:
Teachers urged to aspire higher academically
Monday, August 02 2010

Mr Ford Henry Kamel, Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has urged teachers to aspire higher academically, since the world has become highly competitive demanding value addition.  

WA :
Guinea worm likely to be eradicated next year – Veep
Monday, August 02 2010

Ghana is on the verge of eradicating guinea worm next year, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced in Wa.

(OFFINSO) ASHANTI:
Let’s invest in juvenile soccer - Dr Duah Amoawi
Monday, August 02 2010

Dr Owusu Achaw Duah, a medical consultant, has invited corporate bodies and individuals to invest in juvenile soccer to help unearth more talents for the nation.

WA :
Upper West Region commends government for hospital facility
Monday, August 02 2010

The Chiefs and people of Upper West Region have commended government for providing them with a regional hospital in Wa.

ASSIN SOUTH :
Emancipation day marked
Monday, August 02 2010

A colourful durbar interspersed with traditional drumming and dancing, commemorated the emancipation Day celebration at Assin Manso in the Assin South District of the Central Region.

(TONGO) TALENSI NABDAM :
Kongo SHS shut down after students clashed with police
Monday, August 02 2010

Students of the Kongo Senior High School in the Talensi-Nabdam Distict in the Upper East Region on Monday, August 2, embarked on a violent demonstration against authorities of the school to register their displeasure on some recent developments in the school.

NATIONAL:
Police salaries increase after SSPP implementation
Monday, August 02 2010

The Single Spine Pay Policy (SSPP) which has had many challenges in its implementation has been successfully implemented by the Ghana Police Service.

NATIONAL:
Alan: I am the man for NPP and floating voters
Monday, August 02 2010

Flagbearer aspirant of the opposition New Patriotic Party Alan Kyerematen has urged delegates of the party to vote for a candidate who would appeal to the larger Ghanaian public and not just the core
supporters of the party.

NATIONAL :
STX loan to suffer a second setback- court injunction
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Parliament on Monday deferred debates on the re-laid Supplier’s Credit Agreement between Ghana government and the STX Engineering and Construction Ghana Limited till today August 3 2010.

(KOFIBADUKROM) DORMAA :
B/A Office of NHIA clears claims owed service providers
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Brong–Ahafo Regional Office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has cleared all outstanding claims it owed its 400 service providers over the period of April and May, 2010.

HO :
Church pays to release babies from prison
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Ho Central branch of the Apostles Revelation Society has paid to release from the Ho Women Prison, two babies and their mothers.

:
Vodafone comes out with protection policy
Tuesday, August 03 2010

For the fourth time in two weeks, Ghana has witnessed another incident of suicide. This time around, it  involved a Swedish national resident at East Legon, Accra, whose death occurred in the early hours of Sunday, August 1 in a very bizarre circumstances.

(WINKOGO) BOLGATANGA :
Utility Services urged to consider SHSs under domestic billing system
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Headmaster of the Bolgatanga Senior High School (SHSs) in the Upper East Region, Mr Dedacus Afegra has appealed to the Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Electricity Company to consider SHSs as a domestic user since the school was not a commercial entity.

(ADA) DANGME EAST :
Sponsorship for festival
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Management of MTN Mobile Company, has donated GH¢5,000 cash, call cards worth GH¢500, drinks, hampers, and souvenirs to the chiefs and people of the Ada Traditional Area towards this year’s Asafotufiam festival.

ACCRA :
SADA bill passed
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Parliament passed into law, the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) bill - an affirmative action to seal the development vacuum between the south and the north.   

EFFUTU :
National Service personnel engage in social activity
Tuesday, August 03 2010

As part of activities to mark the Effutu Municipal National Service Personnel’s Week celebrations, personnel have donated items worth 500.00 Ghana Cedis to the Rafiki Orphanage at Gyahadze in the Central Region.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
District get relief.
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Work has begun on the construction of two bridges over the Akora River at Agona Swedru in the Agona West Municipality of the Central Region.

KETU SOUTH :
Communities benefit from sanitation projects
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Ketu District Assembly has prioritized sanitation improvement and has thus channeled quite a substantial amount of resources particularly from the Local government Service Delivery Programme (LGSDP) towards achieving that goal.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Assemblymember arrested
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Agona Swedru Police have arrested Mr George Biney Ampiah, an aspiring Assemblyman for Swedru Mahodwe Electoral Area, for allegedly defrauding a Swedru based businessman of GHC 800 under the pretext of offering him a store.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Veep on hajj.
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Vice President John Mahama has urged all Muslims who wish to take part in this year’s Hajj to abide by the time frame of the payments of the hajj fee, to ensure a smooth organization.

OBUASI :
Obuasi mine implements safety programme
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Anglogold Ashanti at Obuasi is implementing a safety transformation programme as part of its five-year strategic objective to improve safety performance of the mine by 70 percent. 

ACCRA :
Parliament passes Organised Crime Bill
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Parliament has passed the Organized Crime Bill, which seeks to establish a comprehensive legal framework to monitor, investigate and facilitate the prosecution of organized crime. 

(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Chiefs support new idea
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The chiefs and people in communities within the Ghana Consolidated Diamonds (GCD) concession areas, have declared their support for the takeover of the company by the Great Consolidated Diamond Limited (GCDL).

ACCRA :
Nana Lithur right on the rights of homosexuals – CHRAJ
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), said that Nana Oye Lithur, a Human Rights Advocate, was right on the assertion that homosexuals have rights.  

(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Stolen items back into owner’s room
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Residents of Low Cost, a suburb of Dormaa-Ahenkro, woke up to an unusual spectacle, three video decks stolen from a resident’s room the previous Friday had been returned and placed at same spot and manner they were before the theft.

(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
HIV cases up among pregnant women in Dormaa
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Dormaa recorded exponential increases in HIV positive mothers in the first half of 2010 than the same period in 2009.

NATIONAL :
WAEC releases results of 2010 BECE
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The West African Examination Council (WAEC), has released provisional results of the April 2010 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

HO :
Volta inaugurates Investment Fair Planning Committee
Tuesday, August 03 2010

 A nine member Planning Committee has been formed for this year’s Volta Trade, Investment and Cultural Fair.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
15 year old abused.
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Asamankese Circuit Court will on August 16, give judgement in a case in which Augustine Awuku, a barber, is on trial for gang raping a 15-year old school girl with two others.

BOLGATANGA :
Education is a tool to combat poverty - MCE
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Bolgatanga Assembly in the Upper East Region,  Hon. Epsona Ayamga has said education was one of the major tools that could combat poverty in the three northern regions.

(ESSIPONG) STMA :
Six-day Taekwondo training course opens in Sekondi
Tuesday, August 03 2010

A six-day coaching clinic for Taekwando Instructors and Coaches drawn from the Western Region opened at the Sekondi Sports Stadium on Monday.

BUILSA :
Gov’t crash infrastructure programme for SHSs in UE near completion
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Contractors in the Upper East Region who have been awarded contracts under the government’s crash infrastructure programme for Senior High Schools (SHSs) are working vigorously to complete them before September, as scheduled. 

OFFINSO :
Nurses urged to uphold discipline and sacrifice
Tuesday, August 03 2010

A lecturer on respiratory therapy at the Weber State University, United States (US), has encouraged nurses to uphold the values of discipline, empathy and sacrifice to bring comfort to the sick.

ACCRA :
Information Ministry gets Advisory Board
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Mr John Tia Akologu, Minister of Information,  inaugurated a 10-member Ministerial Advisory Board for the Ministry to ensure its smooth operation and promote good governance.

(MAMPONG) ASHANTI:
Education Director worried about cultural adulteration
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, Ashanti Regional Director of Education, has expressed worry about the influence of western culture on the country’s youth.

(KUMASI) ASHANTI:
Churches urged to let societal needs be their priority
Tuesday, August 03 2010

Right Reverend Professor Osei Safo-Kantanka, Methodist Bishop of Kumasi, has asked churches to work in strong partnership with the state to address the socio-economic needs of people.

NATIONAL:
Contentious STX debate set to go on despite court case
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The controversy over the STX deal is set to deepen as the Majority and Minority sides of Parliament have indicated their preparedness to hold fast onto their opposing stance.

ABUAKWA: Okyenhene causes arrest of NDC executive for threatening mayhem
Tuesday, August 03 2010

The Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin, has caused the arrest of an executive of the National Democratic Congress in the Eastern Region.

NATIONAL:
Doe Adjaho declines to drag Kabila to Parliament over STX suit
Tuesday, August 03 2010

First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Doe Adjaho on Tuesday August 3, refused to invite the Convention Peoples Party’s National Youth Organizer Kwabena Bomfeh before the Privileges Committee, for
serving the Speaker with a writ of summons while the House was sitting.

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament finally approves STX deal
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The Parliament of the Republic of Ghana has approved the controversial deal in which STX Engineering and Construction Ghana Limited will build 30,000 houses at $1.5 bn.

BUILSA :
Communities along White Volta Basin warned about spillage
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Communities and farmers living along the White Volta Basin in the Upper East Region have been warned about thepossibility of the spillage of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso.

TEMA :
World bible day launched
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The Tema Ministers’ Organisation (TMO), a group of Ministers of the Gospel in Tema, have launched World Bible Day, a day set aside to send the Word of God, in a very special way, to loved ones throughout the world.

(ANLOGA) KETA :
“Do not undermine the establishment of a university” – Minister
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Mr. Joseph Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, has advised the people of the area not to allow their individual local interests to stall the decision to establish a public university in the region. 

(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
Parliament Pass Education Amendment Bill, 2010
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Parliament has passed the Education Amendment Bill, 2010, thus reversing the four-year Senior Secondary School education to three years.

(TANYIGBE ATIDZIE) HO :
Community appeals for resumption of work on road
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The chiefs and people of TanyigbeAtidzie in the Ho Municipality have appealed to thegovernment to either prompt thecontractor working on the Tanyigbe Kpodzi-Atidzie road toresume work or re-awardit to another contractor.

TAMALE :
NDC declares unconditional support for President Mills
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Executive members of the northern regional branch of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have vowed to compel President John Evans Atta Mills to contest the party’s presidential slot for the 2012 elections even if he decides otherwise.  

(PEPEASE) KWAHU SOUTH :
Rural bank makes strides
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The Kwahu Rural Bank at Pepease in the Kwahu South District, made a net profit after tax of GH¢248,177 last year as against GH¢201,103 in the year under review, representing an increase of 23.4 percent.

CAPE COAST:
Adisadel student assaulted
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Ebenezer Nyan, a 20-year-old student has been sentenced to a fine of GH¢1,200 for using a hot pressing iron to burn an 18-year-old student of Adisadel College in Cape Coast.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Vanderpuije warns staff against mediocre performance
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Mr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Chief Executive of Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has warned management and staff of the assembly against any mediocre performance.

ASHAIMAN :
Flood victims demonstrate.
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Some residents of Ashaiman who claimed they are victims of the recent floods which hit their area and some parts of the country, yesterday hit some streets of the municipality in protest against what they claimed to be selective distribution of relief items donated by some corporate institutions and individuals including an amount of GH¢4,000 donated by Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, a former First Lady.

TEMA :
VALCO set to restart operations
Wednesday, August 04 2010

After a two year shut-down in its operations due to power supply constraints, Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO) is now ready to restart operations by the end of 2010.

(KUKUOM) ASUNAFO SOUTH :
Landlord sacks police from rented house
Wednesday, August 04 2010

A landlord at Kukuom in Asunafo South District has given about 35 police personnel occupying his house a three-month ultimatum to quit for non-maintenance of the house.

(HALF ASSINI) JOMORO :
Suspected trafficked children join parents at Half Assini
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Most of the children from Nakwa and Ekumpoanu in the Mfantseman Municipality who were prevented from joining their parents in Half Assini, on suspicion of being trafficked by the Police have joined their parents.

(ODUMASE KROBO) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
Man in court for spying buttocks
Wednesday, August 04 2010

An elderly farmer has been dragged to court over reports that he had hidden and spied at the buttocks and entire nakedness of his nephew’s sexy wife, Mary Akweley.

TECHIMAN :
Techiman enforces ban on rearing of cattle, pigs at home
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Cattle and pig owners in Techiman Municipality have been given a three-month ultimatum to stop rearing their animals in homes or be prepared to face legal action.

(ABEASE) PRU :
Thirty-nine year old water project completed
Wednesday, August 04 2010

A GHC 9,200-water-facility has been completed for the people of Abease in Pru District of the Brong-Ahafo Region.

SUNYANI :
Musician arrested for fraud
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The Police have arrested Kaakyire Aboagye, 37, a self-styled musician based at Odumase near Sunyani for defrauding unsuspecting victims of GH¢ 30,000.00 under the pretext of recruiting them to join his band to Italy.

(MAMPONG) SEKYERE WEST:
Christians told to be sincere at workplace
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Reverend Stephen Osei Sarpong, Chairperson of the Sekyere Presbytery Council of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has advised Christians occupying public offices to avoid corrupt practices and set good example at the work place.

ASUKESE :
Farmer calls for education on use of agro-chemicals
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Opanyin Kwasi Wontumi, Chief Farmer at Asukese in the Eastern Region, has urged colleague farmers to always use protective wears before applying agro-chemical, especially fertilizers on their crops.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Nigerian remanded for GH¢62,000.00 theft
Wednesday, August 04 2010

A 24-year-old Nigerian has been remanded into prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit Court for allegedly stealing GH¢62,017.00 from his former employer.

(ADUMASA) AMANSIE EAST:
Well-to-do people urged to support deprived schools
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The Asante-Bekwai Municipal Director of the National Service Scheme (NSS), Mr William Bediako-Asante, has appealed to the rich in society to help create the right environment for effective teaching and learning in schools in deprived communities.

(WA) UPPER WEST:
Ahmadiyya Muslim women hold annual convention at Wa
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Mr. Alhaji Issahaku Saliah, the Upper West Regional Minister, has commended the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for expanding the frontiers of its activities to seek more involvement of women.

( DALUN) TOLON-KUMBUNGU:
Youth asked to champion deve’t of communities
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The youth have been encouraged to champion the development of their communities and the country by building their competencies and skills in modern trends of development.

(WA) UPPER WEST:
New Upper West Regional Minister calls for support
Wednesday, August 04 2010

Alhaji Issahaku Saliah, the New Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to all departmental heads in the region to support him to enable him to push the region’s development agenda forward.

NATIONAL:
Asabee’s wife acquitted and discharged
Wednesday, August 04 2010

An Accra circuit court has acquitted and discharged the wife of former Information Minister Zuleik Asamoah Boateng.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Girl, 17, found dead in public latrine
Wednesday, August 04 2010

The body of 17-year-old Janet Tetteh of the Suhum Presec Senior High School at Suhum in the Eastern Region was found in a public latrine as the latrine was being emptied Tuesday.

(CASTLE) AMA :
Office of the President denies newspaper allegation
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Office of the President has said media reports that President John Evans Atta Mills and his administration did not favour the appointment of Professor Ernest Aryeetey, as new Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, were untrue.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t to improve infrastructural development in schools
Thursday, August 05 2010

Government has formed an inter-ministerial committee to review the structures and operations of the School Feeding Programme to involve local communities.

NATIONAL :
ICU declares retrenchment of GIA staff null and void
Thursday, August 05 2010

The mother-union for the workers of Ghana International Airlines, the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union has described the lay-off of some 140 of the airline’s staff as null and void because due process was not followed.

(ACCRA) AMA :
37 Military Hospital embarks on expansion project
Thursday, August 05 2010

The 37 Military Hospital, has witnessed a ground-breaking ceremony to kick-start an expansion project, to make the facility a focal point of health delivery in the West African sub-region.

(HALF ASSINI ) JOMORO :
PTA appeals to GES to complete their school
Thursday, August 05 2010

Authorities of the Half Assini Catholic Primary and Junior Secondary School have appealed to the Ghana Education Service to ensure the completion of work on the school building before next academic year.

KETA :
MP donates scanner to Hospital
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Keta, Mr Richard Lassey-Agbenyefia (Awanya) lias donated a multi-purpose ultra sound scanner to the Keta Government Hospital.

ACCRA :
France supports Ghana with 200 million Euros
Thursday, August 05 2010

The French government through the French Development Agency is sponsoring the execution of development projects totalling 200 million Euros throughout Ghana.

ACCRA :
Ghanaian businesses urged to adopt ICT
Thursday, August 05 2010

Ghanaian businesses have been urged to adopt modern technologies to speed up their operations to enable them stay on top of the competition and to reduce cost. 

NATIONAL:
Mills to go on tour.
Thursday, August 05 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills at the weekend announced that he would soon be visiting all the districts to access the progress of work at the district level.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Ellembelle Assembly donates telephones to Police Service
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Ellembelle District Assembly has presented three Vodafone GSM Fixed Wireless Terminal lines valued at 255 Ghana cedis to the Police Service in the district.

BUILSA :
Upper East abounds in mineral resources - Woyongo
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Upper East Region abounds in mineral resources that should be tapped for development, Hon. Mark Woyongo, Regional Minister has said.

NATIONAL :
Ghana has a progressive source of funding for NHIS–Report
Thursday, August 05 2010

Ghana has a progressive source of funding for health insurance and the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is performing well.

TEMA :
Police arrest 11.
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested 11 persons, including one female, for their involvement in various forms of crimes within the Metropolis.

(SEFWI-BEKWAI) BIBIANI :
: MP supports school with teaching/learning aids
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai, Mr Christopher Addae, has presented large quantities of teaching and learning materials in support of academic work at the Sefwi-Bekwai Senior High School.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
New services for hospital clients
Thursday, August 05 2010

Management of the Koforidua Regional Hospital is introducing new services aimed at making the hospital a centre of excellence. The hospital is offering special VIP services for patients opting for such services with special rooms fitted with split air-condition, a fridge, television, toilet and bath and catering services.

AMA :
13 before court.
Thursday, August 05 2010

Thirteen people involved in the alleged trafficking of 338 children between four and 19 years from villages in and around Ada in Greater Accra Region has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Police warn public against motor bike riders
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Greater Accra Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service has pledged its commitment to bring the activities of motorbike riders who snatch valuables of the public under control. 

AMA :
Court to discipline man.
Thursday, August 05 2010

A woman believed to be in her 60’s has told a Circuit Court in Accra that she wanted government to discipline her son who has been troubling her.

NATIONAL :
Fraud to be discovered?
Thursday, August 05 2010

The National Society of Ghana Music Producers (NASGAMP), has raised eyes brows over the where about of GH¢24,800 monies owed to music video producers by the Copyright Office of Ghana.

AMA :
"Maame Dokono" freed
Thursday, August 05 2010

An Accra circuit court has acquitted and discharged popular actress grace Omaboe also known as Maame Dokono.

ACCRA :
Management of GIDC to contest STX KOREA deal
Thursday, August 05 2010

The management of Ghana International Development Consortium (GIDC) in Germany on Tuesday said in agreement with most well-known German real estate developers, they were ready to contest the STX Korea deal and provide the nation with a better and transparent alternative.

(BOGOSO) PRESTEA-HUNI VALLEY :
Inadequate infrastructure hampers education
Thursday, August 05 2010

The high numbers of untrained teachers in the Prestea-Huni Valley District (PHDA) is affecting the quality of education in the newly created district.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Support orphans
Thursday, August 05 2010

Mr John Ofori, a retired educationist at Suhum in the Eastern Region, has appealed to the rich in society to contribute towards the upkeep of orphanages and physically challenged schools rather than spending on funerals and churches only.

NATIONAL:
Court injunctions rock NPP flagbearership elections
Thursday, August 05 2010

Barely 48-hours to the election of New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer for 2012 presidential election, some members at some constituencies across the country have managed to secure court injunctions to stop some executives from taking part in the voting.

(NUNGUA) LEDZOKUKU -KROWOR :
Ghana needs peace.
Thursday, August 05 2010

Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, Minister of State at the Presidency, has said Ghana currently needs absolute peace and stability to accelerate the pace of development.

(NKWAESO) TECHIMAN :
NGO sponsors women for district elections
Thursday, August 05 2010

Ahenebroso Care Foundation, a Non- Governmental Organisation engaged in HIV/AIDS mitigation activities, is to sponsor 20 women to contest the impending district level elections in the Techiman Municipality

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
NDC executives urged to unite
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Western Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Colonel (Rtd.) Kaku Korsah, has urged party executives to put personal interest aside and unite at the zonal level for the party’s landslide victory in 2012 general elections.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Workshop on child trafficking
Thursday, August 05 2010

Mr Jones Owusu Yeboah, Director of an Accra-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has urged parents and guardians not to be influenced by material gains to give their children away.

(YEJI) PRU : :
Police deplores attitude of complainants
Thursday, August 05 2010

The  Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Daniel Anane Amoah, Yeji District Police Commander has deplored the attitude of people sending suspects to the police station but failing to follow–up to the station.

ATEBUBU-AMANTIN :
Magistrate calls for the establishment of family tribunals in BA
Thursday, August 05 2010

Mr. Emmanuel Asafo Adjei, Magistrate of Atebubu district court, has called on municipal and district assemblies to help establish family tribunals in the Brong–Ahafo Region to hear juvenile cases.

HO :
Netherlands organization to build 100,000 houses in Ghana
Thursday, August 05 2010

Environment and You, an organization from the Netherlands is to construct 100,000 affordable houses in the country.

NATIONAL :
Institutions support GJA
Thursday, August 05 2010

Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Multichoice Ghana, Plan International and Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has, presented cheques totaling GH¢10,000 towards the forthcoming 2009 Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards.

NATIONAL :
Church ventures into real estate
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) would in September, this year, venture into real estate development to help augment government’s effort at clearing the housing deficit in the country.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Vodafone comes out with protection policy
Thursday, August 05 2010

William Von, a trader who is facing trial on a charge of defiling a 13-year-old primary school girl, has been granted a GHC 3,000 bail with one surety by the Asamankese Circuit Court.

HO :
National Youth Policy to be launched next week
Thursday, August 05 2010

Government is expected to launch a National Youth Policy that is expected to give focus and direction to the country’s youth, on August 12, this year.  

HOHOE :
Farmers provided with livestock
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has distributed 600 ewes to 60 livestock farmers in the Municipality at a brief ceremony. 

(OBUASI) OBUASI MUNICIPAL:
Obuasi Mine targets 500,000 ounces of gold production by 2013
Thursday, August 05 2010

AngloGold Ashanti, Obuasi, is to increase its annual gold production from 383,000 ounces to 500,000 within the next three years, Mr Kwesi Enyan, the Managing Director, has announced.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Disabled want discrepancies in allowances addressed
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Ghana Union of Physically Disabled Workers (GUPDW) has appealed to government to address discrepancies in the payment of allowance to its members.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Old Tafo Council erects road signposts to check accidents
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Old-Tafo Town Council has begun an exercise to erect road signposts to help to reduce road traffic accidents in the area.

NATIONAL:
Ghana, ready for Russian business community - Veep
Thursday, August 05 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has called for closer collaboration between Ghanaian and Russian Business communities to come out with beneficial programmes for both countries.

(OBUASI) OBUASI MUNICIPAL:
Apply your experience for development – Opoku-Manu
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Kofi Opoku-Manu, has appealed to old members of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly and technical staff to apply their rich experiences for the development of the municipality.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Angry registration officers threaten legal action
Thursday, August 05 2010

About 200 people engaged by the National Identification Authority (NIA) for the recent mass registration exercise in the Kumasi Metropolis, have threatened legal action against the Authority for unpaid allowances.

(WA)WA MUNICIPAL:
Upper West Regional Minister advised to be fair
Thursday, August 05 2010

The Chief Iman of Wa, Alhaji Issahaque Yakubu, has advised the new Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Issahaku Salia, to administer the people with truth, fairness, humbleness, and justice to ensure sustainable peace.

(WA) WA MUNICIPAL:
NYEP teachers needed
Thursday, August 05 2010

Many basic schools in the Wa West District are in urgent need of teachers from the National Youth Employment Programme to man some of the schools that are without teachers.

NATIONAL:
Better Ghana Agenda not for only politicians; Mills tells churches
Thursday, August 05 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has challenged church leaders to redeem the image of Christianity to promote the ’Better Ghana Agenda’.

NATIONAL :
FDB destroy enhancers
Friday, August 06 2010

The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) has  destroyed large quantities of aphrodisiacs at the Saba landfill site at Weija in Accra and cautioned Ghanaians to desist from using such drugs due to their harmful effects.

NATIONAL :
Ghanaian Economy Report, 2009 launched
Friday, August 06 2010

Government has been advised to desist from large scale intervention packages to allow for sustainable recovery of economic growth and stability in the face of easing pressure of global financial recession on the country’s wealth.

TECHIMAN:
Be disciplined-Vice Chancellor
Friday, August 06 2010

Prof Brempong Owusu-Antwi, the Vice-Chancellor of Adventist University of Africa (AUA), Kenya, has called on Adventist youth to uphold the principles of self-discipline, integrity and to be God-fearing.

(WINNEBA) AWUTU SENYA :
Chancellor meets with management
Friday, August 06 2010

Dr. Alhaji Asuma Banda, Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, has held his first meeting with management and authorities of the University to discuss progress of the educational institution.

NATIONAL :
World Food day should support farmers
Friday, August 06 2010

Ghana’s preparation towards this year’s World Food Day on October 16, has began in earnest with Government calling on the National Planning Committee to ensure that their activities create major impacts on the lives of poor farmers and the hungry in society.

NATIONAL:
Ensure unquestionable decisions - Chief Justice
Friday, August 06 2010

Chief Justice Georgina Wood, has  called on the National Labour Commission (NLC) to ensure that it takes unquestionable decisions. She said “The more your decisions are questioned on appeal, the more the Commission loses credibility and the more the industrial relations climate becomes poisoned with lawlessness.

FANTEAKWA :
Vodafone comes out with protection policy
Friday, August 06 2010

Mr Abass Fuseini, Fanteakwa District Chief Executive (DCE), has toured Akim Osino to interact with the people and have first hand account of problems they face.

HOHOE :
Ghana to benefit from global warming strategies
Friday, August 06 2010

Communities in and around forest Zones in Ghana may witness progress as the world scrambles to adopt reliable methods to fight the growing threat of climate change.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Work begins on Swedru bridges
Friday, August 06 2010

Work has begun on the reconstruction of two bridges which were destroyed during flooding at Agona Swedru in the Central Region.

ACCRA :
US medical team to undertake lung research in Ghana
Friday, August 06 2010

A US medical team would this year collate pulmonary function test results on lung damage caused by the use of cooking over coal pots indoors.

KETU SOUTH :
Assembly bags huge revenue from toilets
Friday, August 06 2010

New measures adopted by the Ketu South District Assembly in the collection and accounting of revenue at public toilet facilities in the district have yielded positive returns.

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
PNC calls for more attention for farmers
Friday, August 06 2010

Alhaji Zakaria Alhassan Gundaa, the Northern Regional Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has appealed to the government to give more assistance to farmers to increase food production.

TEMA :
CLOGSAG appeals to government
Friday, August 06 2010

The Tema Metropolitan branch of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) has called on the government to construct office accommodation for departments and agencies in the Tema Metropolis.

NATIONAL:
New hospitals in the offing.
Friday, August 06 2010

EuroGet Group International, a project management and financing group, has pledged to handover to the Government two fully furnished regional and six district hospitals estimated at 339 million dollars within the next two years.

ASSIN NORTH:
MP donates to flood victims in Ashaiman
Friday, August 06 2010

The NPP Member of Parliament for Assin-North, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, says the National Executives of the party have instituted credible measures for conducting a “rig-free elections” in a democratic manner.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
RCC urged to compel Assemblies to release funds for AIDS programme
Friday, August 06 2010

The Eastern Regional AIDS Committee has appealed to the Regional Co-ordinating Council(RCC) to direct District and Municipal Assemblies in the region to release 0.5 per cent of their Common Funds for HIV/AIDS intervention programmes.

NATIONAL :
Road Safety Commission to be transformed into Authority
Friday, August 06 2010

Transport Minister Mike Hammah has disclosed government is reviewing the National Road Safety Act in a bid to transform the Road Safety Commission into an Authority.

NATIONAL :
IATA to collect revenues
Friday, August 06 2010

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) would begin collecting revenue from airlines on behalf of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), from September 1.

TEMA :
Tema NPP poised for elections tomorrow
Friday, August 06 2010

Delegates of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Tema Metropolis have been assured of the Electoral Commission’s preparedness to ensure a smooth election of the party’s flag bearer on Saturday, August 7.

NATIONAL :
500 infrastructure in the offing
Friday, August 06 2010

Government is to provide more than 500 infrastructure nation-wide to accommodate the increase in population of students that would be entering Senior High School (SHS).

(TEMA) TMA :
Tema roads to be asphalted
Friday, August 06 2010

Mr Kempis Ofosuware, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), on Thursday gave the assurance that most roads in the Metropolis would be asphalted within the year.

(AWUKUGUA) AKUAPEM NORTH:
Funerals and their effects
Friday, August 06 2010

Madam Owusua Agyare, a retired nursing officer at Awukugua in the Eastern Region, has called on the Christian Council of Ghana to advice churches to come out with regulations against expensive funeral and burial rites for members.

(AKUSE) LOWER MANYA KROBO :
Prisons need help
Friday, August 06 2010

Authorities of the Akuse Prisons have appealed to the government to expand the female cells. The Officer in Charge of the Cells, Deputy Superintendent of Police of Prisons Florence Gyamara said the small size of the cell did not allow proper ventilation.

HO :
Volta Region ready for NPP election
Friday, August 06 2010

All is set for the for the election of the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP’s) 2012 Presidential candidate election in the Volta Region.

BOLGATANGA :
Assembly asked to repair damaged drainage system
Friday, August 06 2010

The Bolgatanga Local Civic Coalition (LCC) group has called on the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly to repair the broken drainage system behind the Nasona filling station leading to the Timber Market that has been claiming lives.

(BREMAN ESSIAM) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM :
Minister commends Assembly
Friday, August 06 2010

The Central Regional Minister, Mad Benyiwa Doe, has commended the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly for its impressive performance in improving its Internal Generation Funds (IGF) and efforts at undertaking more projects.

NATIONAL:
ATTENTION: Car snatching syndicates adopt new strategy
Friday, August 06 2010

Investigations by www.ghanadistricts.com within the Accra Metropolis have revealed that there are some car snatching syndicates operating within the capital city, Accra.

 

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Stakeholders call for halt to wholesale promotion
Friday, August 06 2010

Stakeholders at a day’s workshop on the rights of children held in Takoradi have called for the abolition of wholesale promotion in public basic schools.

NATIONAL :
NPP goes to the polls
Saturday, August 07 2010

Over 113,000 delegates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) would cast their votes in a historic election today, Saturday, August 7, throughout 228 polling stations to elect a Flag bearer for Election 2012 after a gruelling electioneering campaign among five aspirants.

NATIONAL :
Patriotic Youth Front sends goodwill message to Flagbearer aspirants
Saturday, August 07 2010

The Patriotic Youth Front (PYF), a youth wing of the NPP, has send goodwill message the five contenders, seeking to lead the party in Election 2012.

BUILSA :
NADMO alerts of possible flooding from Burkina Faso
Saturday, August 07 2010

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has activated its contingencies towards any massive flooding in the  catchments area, especially communities along the White and Black Volta basins in the three northern regions.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
MMDAs to support traditional rulers to adjudicate chieftaincy cases
Saturday, August 07 2010

Discussions are between the ministries of Chieftaincy and Culture and Local Government and Rural Development for the Metropolitan, Municipal  and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to provide financial support to traditional councils for the adjudication of chieftaincy cases.

SUNYANI :
Church commends gov’t for reducing inflation
Saturday, August 07 2010

The Acting Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church, Reverend Moses Seidu Sumaila has commended the government for working hard to reduce inflation to a single digit rate.

(APPIAKROM) DORMAA :
Farmers attend forum on modern farming
Saturday, August 07 2010

Nkrankwanta Cocoa District Office of the Produce Buying Company(PBC) has held a forum for cocoa farmers in and around Appiakrom in the Dormaa municipality to introduce them to modern farming methods and economic opportunities.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Ellembelle inaugurates Public Relations and Complaint committee
Saturday, August 07 2010

A-7-Member Committee to steer the Public Relations affairs of the Ellembelle District Assembly for the next two years, has been inaugurated at Nkroful in the Western Region.

GUSHEHU :
BNI seizes cartridges in Gushegu
Saturday, August 07 2010

Officials of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) have intercepted cartridges on a Tamale-Gushegu bound passenger Benz bus at Gulugu near Gushegu in the Northern Region.

NATIONAL:
Akufo-Addo takes a commanding lead
Saturday, August 07 2010

Results trickling in from the 228 constituencies of the delegates’ congress to elect the flag-bearer for election 2012 put the New Patriotic Party presidential candidate for 2008 election Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo at a commanding lead.

NATIONAL:
Nana Akufo-Addo romps home at 78.89% and leads NPP for Election 2012
Sunday, August 08 2010

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential Candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party in Election 2008 was on Saturday declared winner of the party’s historic Special National Delegates Elections by the Electoral Commission.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Mayor urges architects to contribute to assemblies’ dev’t plan
Sunday, August 08 2010

Architects have been asked to assist the assemblies in the formulation, implementation and maintenance of development programmes and make their expertise relevant to national development.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Ghana to adopt Norwegian model to manage oil revenue
Sunday, August 08 2010

Ghana is to adopt the Norwegian model which divides petroleum revenue into three pools – budget, heritage and stabilization funds.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Gov’t asked to let economic success reflect in people’s pockets
Sunday, August 08 2010

The Koforidua Diocese of the Anglican Church has praised Government for effectively managing the economy, resulting in the attainment of single digit inflation.

ACCRA :
Gov’t studying report on Kosmos Agreement - Energy Minister
Sunday, August 08 2010

The Ministry of Energy on Friday said Government was studying a report submitted to it by a committee set up to study a request by Kosmos Energy and offer advice.

ACCRA :
VRA warns of flood along banks of White Volta
Sunday, August 08 2010

The management of Volta River Authority (VRA) said management of SONABEL, power utility in Burkina Faso, had indicated that the water level in the Bagre Dam had been rising rapidly due to heavy rainfall experienced in the past few days.

(ACCRA) AMA :
ARB Apex Bank donates to four institutions
Sunday, August 08 2010

The ARB Apex Bank, a mini central bank for rural and community banks, has presented cheques totalling GHc7,000 to four institutions and parents of a 10-month-old hole-in-heart baby girl in Accra.

(KUMASI) KMA :
KATH completes renovation of Psychiatry Unit
Sunday, August 08 2010

A GH¢172,331.25 renovated psychiatry block of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), has been officially handed over at a ceremony in Kumasi.

JASIKAN :
Clarke calls for all-inclusive taskforce to combat cocoa smuggling
Sunday, August 08 2010

Mr Liriah Sylvester Clarke, Former District Secretary of Jasikan, in the Volta Region, under the PNDC has urged cocoa farmers in the area to collaborate with the security agencies and district assembly to form a taskforce to combat cocoa smuggling to Togo.

ACCRA :
FAO determines to increase rice production in Africa by 2018
Sunday, August 08 2010

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has collaborated with Coalition for Africa Rice Development (CARD) to increase rice production in Africa by 2018, a statement issued in Accra said.

(NKENKASU) OFFINSO NORTH :
Hospital builds GH¢60,000 staff quarters from IGF
Sunday, August 08 2010

The Nkenkasu Government Hospital in the Offinso-North District, has built two semi-detached staff quarters at a cost of GH¢60,000 from its Internally Generated Fund (IGF).

ACCRA :
Gov’t secures funds for eastern corridor project
Sunday, August 08 2010

Mr Joe Gidisu, the Minister of Roads and Highways, has said the government had sourced a 250-million-dollar grant from Brazil to undertake road construction within the country’s eastern corridors.

SUNYANI :
Pensioners advocate 100 per cent pay increase
Sunday, August 08 2010

The Brong-Ahafo Regional branch of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), National Pensioners Association (NPA),has appealed for a 100 per cent increase in the minimum pension pay.

NATIONAL :
GTB to close down hospitality centres
Monday, August 09 2010

The Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) has vowed to close down all sub-standard facilities in the hospitality industry. Mr Ekow Sampson, Ashanti Regional Manager of the Board, said they were determined to stop hotels and restaurants whose services did not meet the required standards from operating.

NKORANZA SOUTH:
Service personnel advised to lead decent lives
Monday, August 09 2010

Mr Stephen S.B Seidu, the Nkoranza South District Coordinator of the National Service Scheme, has advised personnel of the scheme to lead decent lives to command respect in the  communities.

ACCRA :
STX debate demonstrates Ghana’s democracy-Veep
Monday, August 09 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has said the long parliamentary debate on the STX Housing project was a demonstration of Ghana’s democratic credentials.

(TEFLE) SOUTH TONGU:
Rural dwellers advised to invest in education
Monday, August 09 2010

Nene Professor Abanam Akpanglo II, Senior Divisional Chief of the Kabiaweyume ruling Clan of the Ada Traditional Area,  has advised rural dwellers to make life time investments in Education.

WA :
Agric extension officers upgrade skills
Monday, August 09 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency, with the Ghana Environmental Resource Management Project,(GEMP) is updating the skills of Agro-Input dealers and extension officers in Northern Ghana on the legal frame work for the control and management of pesticides.

TEMA :
Low turn-out for exhibition of voters’ register
Monday, August 09 2010

The Tema Metropolis on Monday recorded a low turn-out on the first day of the Exhibition of the Voters’ Register.

(TONGO) TALENSI-NABDAM :
NGO saves 155 children from child labour
Monday, August 09 2010

Afrikids Ghana, an NGO working for the welfare of children, has taken custody of 155 children out of 658, who were engaged in mining in the Talensi-Nabdam District and sent them to school.

WA :
GES urged to expose youth to science and technology
Monday, August 09 2010

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has been urged to continue to create scientific oriented opportunities that would expose the youth to quality science and technology education.

HO :
Saved Volta from turning into slums -Amenowode
Monday, August 09 2010

Mr Joseph Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, has called for urgent interventions to save the region from degenerating into slums.

HO :
NADMO presents relief items to Volta Barracks mosque
Monday, August 09 2010

The Volta Regional Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has presented some items to the Volta Barracks Mosque of the 66th Artillery Regiment.

(ZEBILA) BAWKU WEST :
Health workers trained on curbing nutrition
Monday, August 09 2010

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Upper East Region has trained 123 community health workers to embark on community health education and identification of children suffering from malnutrition.

(TUMU) SISSALA EAST :
1,000 women empowered with micro credits
Monday, August 09 2010

Sissala Literacy and Development Programme (SILDEP), a local non-governmental organisation, has assisted more than 1,000 women in the Sissala East District of with micro credit facilities to expand their businesses.

AKUSE :
Agric extension officers train in rice cultivation
Monday, August 09 2010

Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, the Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has said the national vision for the food and agriculture sector was a modernized agriculture culminating in a structurally transformed economy that would show in food security, employment opportunities and reduced poverty.

(SALAGA) EAST GONJA :
Two sustain gunshot wounds in fresh conflict
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Two persons sustained severe gunshot wounds following a shoot-out between two rival factions of the Kpembe Traditional Area in Salaga of Gonjaland in the Northern Region.

NATIONAL :
Ghana spends $450 million on rice importation
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Ghana currently spends 450 million dollars annually on rice importation to augment local demand.

SUNYANI :
Sunyani to generate electricity from waste
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Sunyani Municipal Assembly is collaborating with a German energy company to generate electricity (Biogas) from the large tonnes of waste produced in the municipality.

NATIONAL :
National ID cards to roll out in September
Tuesday, August 10 2010

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will, from September 2010 commence the production of national identification cards following the installation of an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) unit. 

DANGME EAST :
Take advantage of our tourism attraction- traditional council
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Mr Jonathan Dokutsu, Secretary of Ada Traditional Council, has said the Dangme East District had tourist sites and the capacity to attract tourists to generate revenue to the tourism industry.

GOMOA WEST :
Assembly supports science
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Gomoa West District Assembly has supported the District Directorate of Education with GH¢4, 661.10 to run a science technology innovation camp in the district.

 

CAPE COAST :
Calls for fight against child trafficking
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Mrs. Florence Quartey, an Assistant Research Officer at the Department of Children, has called for the vigorous pursuit of the Human Trafficking Act to protect the vulnerable and punish the villain (traffickers).

(DWOMO) TANO SOUTH :
Work begins on water project for Dwomo
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Work on a community water project estimated at 117,000 euros (GH¢ 225,000.00) for the inhabitants of Dwomo in Tano South District of Brong-Ahafo has began.

NKORANZA :
Manager of Nkoranza district Health Scheme commends Authority
Tuesday, August 10 2010

The Manager of the Nkoranza District Health Insurance Scheme, Mr Stephen Opoku Brobbey has commended the National Health Insurance Authority for its continued support in the payment of bills.

AMA :
Korle Bu adds new departments
Tuesday, August 10 2010

To enhance healthcare delivery in the country, four major projects running into millions of dollars were recently inaugurated by the First lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills and the Minister of Health, Dr Benjamin Kunbour, at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

CAPE COAST :
Region enhances medical field.
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Clinical training is to be started at the Central Regional hospital for the University of Cape Coast Medical Students  between August and September this year.

AMA :
No ban on vacation classes- minister
Tuesday, August 10 2010

Nii Armah Ashietey, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has said there was no ban on vacation classes as rumoured in recent times.

NATIONAL :
Vice President calls for partnership between Ghana and Iran
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called for a partnership between the governments of Ghana and Iran to tap the rich experience of Iran in oil exploration and production.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t reacts to discharge of Mpiani and Wereko-Brobbey
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Office of the Attorney-General has said it has taken note of the ruling of the High Court, Accra, in the case of the Republic versus Charles Wereko-Brobbey and Kwadwo Mpiani in which the charges were struck out and the two were accordingly discharged.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Low patronage at exhibition centres for voters register
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Turn-out at exhibition centres for the voters register at polling stations on the third day has not been encouraging.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Celebrate Homowo only in family homes - Council
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Greater Accra Regional Security Council (RSC) has directed that Homowo should be celebrated by all the people in the Ga State except in areas where there are disputes.

BAWKU :
Gov’t reviews curfew on Bawku
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Interior Minister, Hon. Martin Amidu, has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security  Council, and by Executive Instrument, reviewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM :
West Akyem Assembly members to receive ex-gratia
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The West Akyem Municipal Assembly on Tuesday unanimously resolved that an ex-gratia award of GHC 500 be paid to each member who had served for four years.

(ADA FOAH) DANGME EAST :
MTN grateful to gov’t
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Mobile Telecommunication Network Company (MTN), has expressed gratitude to government for lifting the ban on the erection telecommunication masts.

NATIONAL :
Ghanaian Muslims commence Ramadan today
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The National Hilal committee, Ghana has announced that the new crescent to usher in the Ramadan month has been sighted at Afienya in the Greater Accra Region at 1820 hours.

(KWABENG) ATIWA :
DCE elected NDC candidate for Atiwa
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Atiwa District Chief Executive, Hon.Emmanuel Attah-Twum, has been elected as parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the forth coming by-election at Atiwa.

WEST AKYEM :
Assembly members to get ex-gratia
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has unanimously resolved that an ex-gratia award of GH¢ 500 be paid to each member who had served for four years. Those who served half of that period would be given GH¢ 250.00.

AMA :
Do not sell fake textiles-Mayor
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive, Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, has warned traders to desist from selling or displaying pirated Ghanaians textiles on the market.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Flood victims receive support
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Former First Lady and President of the 31st December Women’s Movement (DWM), Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings has brought great joy to victims of the recent floods at Agona Swedru and its outlying areas when she presented a huge consignment of relief items to them.

CAPE COAST :
Transport system enhanced
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Central Regional Health Directorate has received 300 motor bikes to boost the regions transport system in the health sector.

BOLGATANGA :
Tomato farmers desperate for suitable seed and market
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Mark Woyongo, has reiterated the need for key stakeholders in the tomato trade to engage with researchers to come out with varieties of tomato seed to suit the climatic conditions of the north so that it could be cultivated all year round.

TAMALE :
WFP to strengthen food security in Northern Ghana
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The World Food Programme (WFP) is to invest over 22 million US dollars over a two-year period to provide about 28,000 metric tons of food assistance to over 432,250 people in the three Northern Regions.

CAPE COAST:
Floods could create problems
Wednesday, August 11 2010

At the Central Regional Meet the Press, the Minister has reported the pleasant situation of the region having not recorded any  Cholera case in the last three years, thus since 2007.

NATIONAL :
July records 9.46 % single-digit inflation
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Inflation for July was 9.46 percent, a marginal decline from the previous month’s figure of 9.52.

TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
New hospital in the offing
Wednesday, August 11 2010

A new sixty bed capacity hospital with accompanying bungalows and flats are to be constructed in the Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira district of the Central region.

HO :
Culture and tourism to play key roles in Volta Fair
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Culture and tourism are central to this year’s Volta Trade, Investment and Cultural Fair scheduled for November.

HO :
Agbogbomefia to lead chiefs to ancestral home
Wednesday, August 11 2010

The Agbogbomefia, Togbe Afede XIV, is to lead the chiefs of Asogli State on a three-day pilgrimage to their ancestral home at Notsie in Togo.

(BUSUA) AHANTA WEST :
Minister calls for proper use of Western lands
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Ms Sherry Ayittey, the Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, has said there was the need for proper land use in the Western Region in view of the emerging oil and gas industry.

(AFLAO) KETU SOUTH :
Aflao police check illegal use of motor bikes
Wednesday, August 11 2010

Five suspected stolen motorbikes have been retrieved from an abandoned building at Denu as the Aflao police launch an operation to stem crimes and fatal accidents involving motorbikes begin.

(SEFWI ASAWINSO) SEFWI WIAWSO :
Pregnant ’man’ delivers safely in Ghana
Thursday, August 12 2010

A 31 year old man named Nana Kwabena Benning is reported to have delivered a bouncy baby boy in a village near Sefwi Asawinso, a farming community in the Sefwi Wiawso District of the Western Region.

(TEMA) TMA :
TOR shut down
Thursday, August 12 2010

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) plant has been temporarily shut down for lack of crude oil.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t rolls out plan for take-off of STX housing project
Thursday, August 12 2010

The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing has rolled-out an elaborate plan to facilitate a smooth take off of the STX Housing Project nationwide.

NATIONAL :
Re-locate three Ministries to the hinterland - Okyehene
Thursday, August 12 2010

Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, Okyehene has called for the re-location of Ministries of Forestry, Land and Natural Resources; Food and Agriculture; and Local Government and Rural Development (LGRD) to the hinterland for administrative efficiency.

NATIONAL :
SSNIT suspends sale of its housing units
Thursday, August 12 2010

The Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), has said it had suspended the sale of SSNIT Workers Housing throughout the country with immediate effect.

BOLGATANGA :
“Halt transfer of U/E health personnel” -Woyongo
Thursday, August 12 2010

The Upper East Regional Minister, Hon. Mark Woyongo has suggested to the Regional Directorate of Health Services, to put a hold on transfers of doctors and nurses from the Region, until there is a replacement.

(CASTLE) AMA :
Vice President calls on banks to further reduce lending rates
Thursday, August 12 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama  has called on banks to further reduce their base and interest rates to allow small and medium enterprises that depend on loans to survive in the commercial competition in the country.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Vice President donates computers to ’Kayeye’
Thursday, August 12 2010

Vice President John Dramani has donated two Dell computers and their accessories to the secretariat of Kayeye Association in Accra with a call on them to create a database for their members.

CAPE COAST :
More educational infrastructure to be developed
Thursday, August 12 2010

The Central Region intends spending GH¢ 9,100,000 on the construction of 65 (6) unit classroom blocks with ancillary facilities.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST :
Fox FM presents relief items to flood victims
Thursday, August 12 2010

Fox FM Radio Station has presented cloths and food items worth 80,000 Ghana cedis from residents of Kumasi to the flood victims at Agona Swedru.

TARKWA NSUAEM :
Illegal gold mining dominate discussion in assembly
Thursday, August 12 2010

The activities of illegal gold miners in the Neung Forest Reserve and in the River Bonsa in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality dominated discussions at the assembly’s sitting at Tarkwa.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Ministry holds workshop on urban planning
Thursday, August 12 2010

A day’s validation workshop to provide a platform for stakeholders to make valuable inputs into the draft national urban policy ended in Koforidua.

(VAKPO-DUNNYO) KPANDO :
VRA builds schools for resettled communities
Thursday, August 12 2010

Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode, the Volta Regional Minister, has appealed to the Volta River Authority (VRA) to be more proactive in engaging the leadership of hosts and resettled communities for amicable resolution of land disputes.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
Gov’t provides 26 outboard motors to fishermen
Thursday, August 12 2010

The government has presented 26 outboard motors to fishermen in Winneba as part of its promise to help promote the fishing industry in the country.

WA :
Gov’t urged to re-organise "Kayayie"
Thursday, August 12 2010

A resident of Wa has appealed to the government to consider reorganizing the “Kayayie” porters business properly and make it a profitable venture for national development.

NKORANZA SOUTH :
Youth educated on dangers of illegal migration
Thursday, August 12 2010

A three-member delegation from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has visited Nkoranza to interact with and educate the youth on the dangers associated with illegal migration.

HO :
Auditors urged to be professional
Thursday, August 12 2010

Mr Emmanuel Simpson, the Volta Regional Auditor, on Thursday appealed to personnel of the Service to make their reports and general conduct inspire confidence and bringrespect to the Service.

(BUABENG) EJURA SEKYEDUMASE :
First Lady Naadu Mills’ convoy involved in an accident
Thursday, August 12 2010

One of the vehicles in the First Lady’s convoy is reported to have been involved in an accident at Buabeng near Ejura Sekyere in the Ashanti Region.

(ELMINA) KEEA:
Government launches National Youth Policy at last
Thursday, August 12 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has launched the National Youth Policy at Elmina in the Central Region with a call on stakeholders participate in its implementation if the policy is to achieve its desired results.

NATIONAL:
Kufuor leaves for South Africa
Thursday, August 12 2010

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has left Accra for Marshalltown, South Africa, as Guest of Honour at a ceremony to launch a book on Africa’s under-development.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Ga Council protest ’Homowo’ ban
Friday, August 13 2010

The Ga Traditional Council has protested and condemned a circular from the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council on the celebration of this year’s Homowo Festival.

NATIONAL :
Task Force on textiles inaugurated
Friday, August 13 2010

The Minister of Trade and Industry (MOTI), Ms Hannah Tetteh, has inaugurated a 16-member Task force to be responsible for the seizure and disposal of imported and pirated Ghanaian textiles on the market.

SUNYANI : Probe usage of Funds - USAG
Friday, August 13 2010

The University Students Association of Ghana (USAG), have appealed to Government to institute a probe into the use of internally generated funds of universities to avoid embezzlement.

NATIONAL :
EU provides relief for flood victims
Friday, August 13 2010

The European Commission has made available EUR 41,000 to the Government of Ghana to bring relief to victims of the recent floods in the country for a period of three months.

NATIONAL :
Youth Bridge Foundation commends government for Youth Policy
Friday, August 13 2010

Members of the Youth Bridge Foundation, a youth development Non Governmental Organisation, have commended government for fulfilling its promise to implement the National Youth Policy.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Arson-
Friday, August 13 2010

The Agona Swedru Police are on a wild hunt for a 40-year-old mason, Kobina Bismark Baidoo, a native of Huni Valley in the Western Region, who is said to have poured petrol on his wife Alimatu Mohammed, his son and the wife’s niece, and then set them on fire.

SUNYANI :
Sunyani Coronation Park closed down
Friday, August 13 2010

The Coronation Park in Sunyani will be closed down to the public with effect from Monday, August 16 till Wednesday, September 1, 2010.

(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Arson.
Friday, August 13 2010

The Agona Swedru Police are on a wild hunt for a 40-year-old mason, Kobina Bismark Baidoo, a native of Huni Valley in the Western Region, who is said to have poured petrol on his wife Alimatu Mohammed, his son and the wife’s niece, and then set them on fire.

(ELMINA) KOMENDA EDINA EGUAFO ABIREM :
NYEP to get new focus
Friday, August 13 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government is working round the clock to convert the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) into skills training programmes.

NATIONAL :
Ghana interacts with Trinidad and Tobago
Friday, August 13 2010

Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Energy, has led a government delegation to join the Government and people of Trinidad and Tobago to commemorate Emancipation Day celebrations .

(BIG ADA) DANGME EAST :
Sea defence and its happenings
Friday, August 13 2010

Government has contracted Dredging International, Experts in Marine and Waterway Construction Firm from Belgium, to construct the Sea Defence Wall along the over five-decade devastated Coastline of Ada.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
Youth hold forum
Friday, August 13 2010

Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba Jamal, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, has noted that, for any developing Nation like Ghana to attain a middle income status, there is the need to give attention to the growth and development of the youth.

(KENTEN) TECHIMAN :
Police arrest suspected goat thieves
Friday, August 13 2010

The police have arrested three persons suspected to have stolen six goats and six sheep at Kenten in the Brong Ahafo Region.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Driver ignors police officer.
Friday, August 13 2010

Kwaku Asare, a driver, who failed to stop his vehicle when he was signalled to do so by the police, has been convicted to a fine of GHC 60 by the Kade District Magistrates’ Court.

(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH :
Board Chairman lauds parents’ efforts
Friday, August 13 2010

The Chairman of the Board of Governors of Busunya Senior High School in the Nkoranza North District,  Mr James Edjei Biney has commended parents for their role and contributions towards the development of the school.

AMA :
Prisons committee inaugurated
Friday, August 13 2010

Nii Armah Ashietey, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has urged the Judiciary to consider alternative ways of sentencing offenders to help decongest the Prisons of inmates who committed minor offences.

KOMENDA EDNA EGUAFO ABIREM:
Government and queenmothers
Friday, August 13 2010

Government would soon extend the payment of monthly allowances to Queenmothers and lower chiefs, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced. “We are also considering reviewing the allowances upwards for all chiefs throughout the country as soon as it is implemented.”

KETU NORTH :
Assembly acquires permanent site
Friday, August 13 2010

The Ketu North District Assembly has acquired 20.90 acres of land at Kave, Dzodze, the district capital for the establishment of its permanent offices.

AMA:
Man, 25, remanded
Friday, August 13 2010

A Circuit Court in Accra has remanded into police custody a 25-year-old sales boy, Dennis Tweneboah for allegedly defiling and impregnating a 14-year-old girl at a drinking spot.

KETU NORTH :
DCE calls for collective efforts in revenue mobilization
Friday, August 13 2010

The Ketu North District Chief Executive, Hon. Kofi Lawson has appealed to assembly members for their collective efforts in improving renenue generation in the district.

(ANKAFUL) CAPE COAST :
Prisons supported.
Friday, August 13 2010

The Management of MTN Ghana Foundation, has commissioned an ICT centre worth GHC 31,000 for the officers and inmates of the Ankaful prison in the Central Region.

UPPER MANYA KROBO :
2,300 uniforms for schools kids
Friday, August 13 2010

The Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly has taken delivery of the first consignment of free school uniforms totalling 2,300 for distribution to schools in the area.

SUNYANI :
NGO condemns manhandling of journalist by Police
Friday, August 13 2010

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Secretariat of the Human Rights Reporters’ Network (HRRN) has expressed disgust at recent attacks on journalists who were subjected to several forms of beatings in the course their constitutional duties in the region.

SUNYANI :
Exhibition continues to attract low patronage
Friday, August 13 2010

Majority of registered voters in Sunyani are yet to check their names at the exhibition centres, days after the Electoral Commission(EC) begun the exercise.

(BANDA AHENKRO) TAIN :
Banda Chief complains of being ignored
Friday, August 13 2010

Okokyeredom Kwadwo Sito I, Omanhene of Banda, has indicated that he has been ignored “in the decision-making process as far as the Bui dam Project is concerned.”

KARAGA :
250 voluntary teachers sponsored
Friday, August 13 2010

Childreach International and Ibis, both non governmental organisations, are sponsoring 250 volunteer teachers through the Untrained Teachers’ Diploma in Basic Education (UTDBE) to augment the pupil-teacher ratio in three districts of the Northern Region.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Police arrest anti-revenue operative
Friday, August 13 2010

Peter Nana Yaw Asamoah, 35, an operative of the Anti-Revenue Leakages Monitoring Team of the Ghana Revenue Authority, has been arrested by the police for alleged extortion and impersonation.

HOHOE :
Study calls for planning for rapid urbanisation
Friday, August 13 2010

Governments in Africa and Asia must embrace and plan for rapid urbanization or risk harming the future prospects of hundreds of millions of their citizens with knock-on effects worldwide, a study warns.

BOLE :
DCE gives bungalow to medical officers
Friday, August 13 2010

Alhaji Seidu Sampson Abudu, the Bole District Chief Executive, has given his official accommodation to two doctors posted to the district and stays in his private house.

HO :
Ghana at threshold of ICT revolution - Attor
Friday, August 13 2010

Mr Kofi Attor, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), said the country was at the threshold of revamping Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country to extend the facility to the rural areas.

(TEMA) TMA : Ghana records 3.3 million metric tons of maritime trade
Saturday, August 14 2010

Ghana, in the first quarter of this year, recorded a total of 3,370,757 metric tons of maritime trade.

NKORANZA :
Service personnel advised to lead decent lives
Saturday, August 14 2010

The Nkoranza South District Coordinator of the National Service Scheme, Mr Stephen S.B Seidu has advised personnel of the scheme to lead decent lives to command respect in the  communities.

AHANTA WEST :
Fishermen warned against fishing
Saturday, August 14 2010

The Commanding Flag Officer of the the Western Naval Command, Commodore Tim Appiah has advised fishermen to abide by the regulation, which requires them not to fish within a radius of 500 metres around the Jubilee oil field rigs.

(MANKESSIM) MFANTSEMAN :
Hunters appeal for licence
Saturday, August 14 2010

Hunters in the Central Region have appealed to the Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission to make acquisition of licence for hunting accessible to hunters.

(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Assembly vows to promote education
Saturday, August 14 2010

The District Chief Executive for Atwima-Nwabiagya, Nana Asare Bediako, has pledged the district assembly’s resolve to put in more resources to create the right conditions for effective academic work in schools in the area.

(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST :
Gov’t asked to provide vehicles for Police at Gwollu
Saturday, August 14 2010

Kuoro Buktie Limann, Paramount Chief of the Gwollu Traditional Area, has appealed to Government to provide the Police at Gwollu with vehicles and increase the number of personnel to ensure effective maintenance of law and order in the Sissala West District.

(KUMASI) KMA :
President Mills urges pharmacists to make NHIS sustainable
Saturday, August 14 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has said that the 54 per cent of payments made by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on the cost of medicine for clients is unsustainable.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
UEW to establish another campus at Ajumako
Sunday, August 15 2010

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), will from next month start a Ghanaian language Campus at Ajumako in the Central Region with 199 fresh students.

KADJEBI :
Highway robbers strike at Kadjebi-Nkwanta
Sunday, August 15 2010

Five masked highway armed robbers, in the early hours of Friday, staged an operation on the Kadjebi-Nkwanta segment of the Pepesu road network in the Kadjebi District and molested commuters on buses.

SUNYANI :
People advised against HIV
Sunday, August 15 2010

Mr Peter K. Kuugyire, Programme Officer of Mission of Hope for Society Foundation, an NGO, has advised people at Kotokrom in Sunyani to know their HIV status as a guide to their day-to-day activities.

ACCRA :
NPP endorses President Mills for second term-NDC Zongo’s caucus
Sunday, August 15 2010

The National Zongo’s Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Saturday said the re-election of Nana Akufo Addo as flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is a tacit endorsement of President John Evans Atta Mills for a second term.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Veep donates to Muslim communities
Sunday, August 15 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has called on Muslims to use the month of Ramadan (fasting) to educate the youth on the need for perpetual peace in the country.

(ACCRA) :
Philanthropist calls for laws to punish parents
Sunday, August 15 2010

Mr. Christian Asante, Chief Executive Officer of “Read for Wealth”, a non- profit making organization, has called on government to come out with legislations that would mete out stiffer punishment to irresponsible parents.

ACCRA :
Ministers dialogue on climate change
Sunday, August 15 2010

Ministers of Environment and Climate from developing countries have resolved with their colleagues from the rich north to fast track the implementation of international policies to combat the negative effects of climate change since it remained the greatest threat to humanity.

CAPE COAST :
Core function of doctors is to save lives - Dr Adadey
Sunday, August 15 2010

Dr. K.O Adadey, Chairman of the Medical and Dental Council, has indicated that the core function of doctors was to save lives and any behaviour not in tune with this objective would cast doubt on one’s integrity as a doctor.

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
All refuse heaps to go
Sunday, August 15 2010

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly has began an exercise to level up all refuse heaps in the bigger towns in the municipality to enhance sanitation.

SUNYANI :
Security councils urged to widen horizon
Sunday, August 15 2010

Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, has urged regional and district security councils to widen the horizon for social justice, provide social amenities and economic opportunities to re-awaken the sense of communality among the people.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Baptist Youth donates to two orphanages
Sunday, August 15 2010

The Youth Ministry of the Grace Baptist Church in Amakom, Kumasi, has donated items worth about GH1,000 to the Kumasi Children’s Home and the All Nations Charity Home, all located in the Kumasi Metropolis.

NATIONAL :
CPP suspends 2 bigwigs
Monday, August 16 2010

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has interdicted two of its national executives for indiscipline.

BONGO :
NADMO ready for floods
Monday, August 16 2010

The National Disaster Management organisation (NADMO) in the Upper East Region has prepared the region for possible floods this month, August.

NATIONAL :
Veep optimistic over GDP
Monday, August 16 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has expressed optimism that Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would rise above seven per cent by the end of this year.

TAMALE :
Hospital staff undergo training
Monday, August 16 2010

A team of medical professionals from the Louisville School of Medicine in the USA has undertaken a three-day training course for the staff s of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) in Paediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS). 

(VAKPO-DUNYO) KPANDO :
Help resolve land disputes-VRA told
Monday, August 16 2010

The Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode has appealed to the Volta River Authority (VRA) to be more proactive in engaging the leadership of hosts and settler communities, for an amicable resolution of land disputes.

HOHOE :
Trade crucial for poverty reduction-WTO
Monday, August 16 2010

Dr Harsha Vardhan Singh, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has acknowledged that the multilateral trading system, under its aegis, has contributed significantly to poverty reduction in recent times.  

TECHIMAN :
More communities to benefit from LEAP
Monday, August 16 2010

Five more communities are expected to be added to the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty LEAP program in Techiman.

TECHIMAN :
Workshop on BARLEP held
Monday, August 16 2010

A day’s start up workshop on the Brong Ahafo Rural Livelihood Empowerment Project (BARLEP) organized by the Abrono Organic Farming Projects ABOFAP has been held in Techiman.

TEMA :
TMA donates towards celebration of Homowo
Monday, August 16 2010

The annual Homowo festival of the chiefs and people of Tema New Town has been marked under the theme "Combating HIV/AIDS- Our Collective Responsibility".

(ATUABO) ELLEMBELLE :
Omanhene tasked to settle chieftaincy disputes
Monday, August 16 2010

The Omanhene of  Eastern Nzema Traditional Area,  Awulae Amihere Kpanyinli II has been asked to settle land and chieftaincy disputes to facilitate the development of the area.

SUNYANI :
Lecturer advocates council to regulate radiographers
Monday, August 16 2010

Mr Lawrence Arthur, a Senior Lecturer of the School of Allied Health Sciences,  University of Ghana has called for the establishment of a national council to regulate the operations of radiographers in the country.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Ellembelle institutes measures to curb cocoa smuggling
Monday, August 16 2010

The smuggling of cocoa from the northern sector of the Ellembelle District continues to deprive the area of huge revenue for development,  the District Chief Executive (DCE), Hon. Daniel K. Eshun has said.

BIBIANI/ ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
35-year old driver commits suicide
Monday, August 16 2010

Bibiani was on Thursday thrown into a state of shock, grief and disbelieve, as the residents woke up in the morning to find the lifeless body of 35-year old driver, Kwame Charles, dangling from a cocoa tree.

ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Rural bank makes profit
Monday, August 16 2010

The Brakwa-Breman Rural Bank in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central Region made a profit after tax of Gh¢35,881.00 in 2009 as against Gh¢10,547.00 in 2008, this means there has been an appreciable increase in its stakes.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
PM wants city dwellers to participate in assembly matters
Monday, August 16 2010

The Presiding Member of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), Mr. Mohammed Ali has  called on the twin city dwellers to assist the Metropolitan Assembly to achieve its development targets.

(HALF ASSINI) JOMORO :
NGO says oil not for people of the catchments area alone
Monday, August 16 2010

A former District chief Executive for Jomoro and Executive Director of the Centre for Social and Community Advancement, a non-governmental organisation, Mr Ketiboa Blay, has said that by law the people of Jomoro District are not the exclusive owners of oil and gas find in the Jubilee Field but for Ghanaians as a whole.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Stop flirting- Organising secretary
Monday, August 16 2010

Opanin Adusei Peasah, Organizing Secretary of the Canada branch of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has challenged party supporters not to be swayed by monetary considerations and flirt with other political parties.

NEW JUABEN :
MCE worried.
Monday, August 16 2010

Mr Alex Asamoah, New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has expressed worry about the resurgence of criminal activities in the municipality.

KADJEBI :
Taskforce arrests robbery suspects
Monday, August 16 2010

A joint taskforce of Police and residents of Pampawie in the Kadjebi District have arrested two suspects in connection with the highway robbery in the little town located on the Hohoe-Nkwanta road.

(ELUBO) JOMORO :
Traders oppose building of store close to border by Lebanese
Monday, August 16 2010

Members of the Traders Association at Elubo, a border town, have appealed to the government to restrain a Lebanese company from opening a store within the security zone at the border as it would deprive them of their economic activities and also pose security risk.

HOHOE :
Assembly hands over site for lorry park
Monday, August 16 2010

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has handed over the site for works to start on the paving of its main lorry park. 

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Indiscipline a worry-Baba Jamal
Monday, August 16 2010

Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba Jamal, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, has expressed worry about acts of indiscipline among the youth and said the problem needed to be solved holistically.

(BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Audit Service provide support
Monday, August 16 2010

Mrs Emma Boafo Yeboah, Founder of Country Side Orphanage at Bawjiase in the Central Region, has appealed to government and philanthropists for assistance to renew the National Health Insurance premium for the  children.

ASSIN SOUTH :
Ten escape death
Monday, August 16 2010

Ten female workers of the Texas Casino in Tema escaped death narrowly when the Urvan bus on which they were travelling got trapped under a tipper truck.

BAWKU WEST :
Assembly calls for support
Monday, August 16 2010

The Bawku West District which was curved out of the then Bawku District in 1989 in accordance with the PNDC Law act 14-42 of 1988,is in die need of support for development.

KWAHU SOUTH:
Nominations open this month
Monday, August 16 2010

Opening of nominations for the District Level elections is scheduled for August 28 and 29 throughout the country. Interested candidates would be required to go for nomination forms from the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Electoral Commission (EC) offices.

(EDWENEASE) ADANSI SOUTH:
GETFund supports three communities
Monday, August 16 2010

The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) is building a six-unit classroom block each for three deprived communities in the Adansi South District.

WA:
Gov’t to empower MMDAs to support culture
Monday, August 16 2010

The government has been asked to use a legal instrument to compel Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to support the development of cultural infrastructure within their areas.

AFIGYA KWABRE:
“Help give proper training to school children”- DCE
Monday, August 16 2010

The Afigya Kwabre District Chief Executive, Mr Kwaku Oppong Kyekyeku Kaakyire, has appealed to proprietors of private schools to partner government to give good moral education to children.

ASHAIMAN :
ASMA supports flood victims
Monday, August 16 2010

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA), has presented the last part of relief items to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), for onward distribution to flood victims in the Municipality.

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
DCE lauds Prez Mills
Monday, August 16 2010

The Savelugu Nanton District Chief Executive in the Northern Region, Hon Mohammed Prince Askiya has lauded the government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the tremendous development in the area.

HOHOE :
Court remands four for alleged murder
Monday, August 16 2010

A circuit court in Hohoe has remanded Asafotse Edward Komla Worwornyo, a traditional ruler and herbalist in Gbi-Atabu in the Hohoe Municipality, for allegedly murdering Herbert Akubia.

ATIWA :
Bridge to be constructed.
Monday, August 16 2010

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, broke the ground for work to begin on a GHC 570,000 bridge over River Mrepong to link Akyem Akropong and Larbikrom.

ACCRA:
"Don’t drag the clergy into Rev. Asante’s partisan comments"
Monday, August 16 2010

The General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Fred Deegbe has warned critics of Reverend Asante Antwi’s partisan comments, not to drag the clergy and the Methodist church into the matter.

(KUKURANTUMI) EAST AKYEM:
Baba Jamal and Peace corps
Monday, August 16 2010

The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba-Jamal, has appealed to US Peace Corp Volunteers to be mindful of the cultural deference between Ghana and the US and try and live beyond reproach.

(KATH) KMA:
Work starts on ultra-modern eye centre
Monday, August 16 2010

Construction works has begun on a US$ 1,000,000.00 ultra modern Eye Centre at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).

(TUMU) SISSALA EAST:
Regional Minister promises open administration
Monday, August 16 2010

The Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Issahaque Salia, has promised to run an open administration and called for suggestions from professionals to enable him to effectively administer the region.     

(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Assembly supports disaster victims
Monday, August 16 2010

The Atwima-Mponua District Assembly has presented 100 bags of cement and 68 bundles of roofing sheets in support of the rehabilitation of houses damaged by the recent rainstorm that hit the area.    

(NYINAHIN) ATWIMA MPONUA:
Atwima-Mponua NHIS registers 90,967 clients
Monday, August 16 2010

The Atwima-Mponua District Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has as at the end of June this year, registered a total of 90,967 people. 

(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST:
Minister appeals civil servants to partner government
Monday, August 16 2010

The Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Issahaque Salia, has appealed to civil and public servants to bury their political differences and partner the government to enable it to achieve its “Better Ghana” agenda.    

BAWKU:
Bawku is now safe - Peace Committee
Monday, August 16 2010

The Bawku Inter-Ethnic Peace Committee has assured the government and development partners that the prevailing security environment in Bawku is safe for implementation of projects.

TAMALE :
Four detainees escape cells in Tamale
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Four out of five detainees in custody at the Tamale Police Cells escaped on Monday August 16. 

NATIONAL :
Ya-Na trial: Gov’t defends calls for removal of trial judge
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Deputy Attorney General and Minister of Justice Ebow Barton Oduro has defended the decision of state prosecutors in the long-standing Ya-Na trial, to opt for the replacement of the trial Judge presiding over the case. 

SUNYANI :
Constitution Review Commission receives 32,000 submissions
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Constitution Review Commission (CRC) has so far received 32,000 submissions from the public since it begun work, Professor Albert Fiadjoe, Chairman of the CRC has said.

KINTAMPO NORTH :
Farmers schooled
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Ministry of Food and Agric division has held a day’s seminar to educate farmers on how to improve upon production of root and tuber crops at Kintampo.

(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA :
FDB closes down herbal centre
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The management of Food and Drugs Board (FDB), has ordered the immediate suspension of drug production and activities at the facilities of SE MENHYIA HERBAL CENTRE at Kasoa, in the Central Region.

(GOMOA AWOMBEREM) GOMOA EAST:
Committee inaugurated.
Tuesday, August 17 2010

An eleven-member town Development Committee, has been inaugurated at Gomoa Awomberew to facilitate the development of the area.

GA WEST :
200 youth mobilised for what?
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The National Youth Council at Amasaman in the Ga West Municipality, has mobilized about 200 youth to be engaged in tree planting exercise.

(WEIJA) GA SOUTH:
Tenant defiles girl
Tuesday, August 17 2010

A Circuit Court in Accra has remanded into police custody Emmanuel Gbeti, a 28-year-old carpenter for allegedly defiling his landlady‘s 10 year old daughter in class three pupil at Weija.

TWIFO HEMAN LOWER DENKYIRA :
Veep warns landlords
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has advised Estate developers especially landlords of rented compound houses to as matter of obligation provide toilet facilities on such premises.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
They are 3000 and eight weeks old.
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Eastern Region has  received 3,000 eight-weeks old chickens for distribution to selected farmers in nine districts under the National Cockerel Project to help boost poultry production and consumption in the area.

(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Gov’t urged to adequately support the poultry industry
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa-West, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu has called on government to adequately support the agricultural sector, especially the poultry industry in the country.

KINTAMPO NORTH :
MCE inaugurates school feeding committee
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Kintampo Municipal has inaugurated a nine member Committee to oversee the activities of the School Feeding Programme.

CAPE COAST :
Focus on good governance - MCE
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Mayor of Cape Coast, Mr Anthony Egyir Aikins, has  called on Assembly members to set aside their political differences and focus on evolving measures to deepen governance at the grass root level.

BAWKU :
Gov’t reviews curfew
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Interior Minister, Hon. Martin Amidu has on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council, and by Executive Instrument, reviewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs.

(BABIANEHA) DORMAA :
Three communities benefit from ICT and library project
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Three farming communities along the Ghana-Cote d’Ivoire border in the Dormaa municipality now have access to Information Communication Technology (ICT) and a Community Library.

BEREKUM :
Berekum Chelsea beats BA Stars in friendly match
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Berekum Chelsea FC spanked newly-promoted B.A Stars 2-0 in a special friendly football match at the Sunyani Coronation Park at the weekend.

NATIONAL :
Ace musician dies
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Mac Tontoh, a founding member of Ghanaian International music group Osibisa is dead.

NATIONAL:
Tarrif review committee announces tarrif reduction
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The committee tasked to review utility tariffs has come out with a reduction for the various categories of electricity consumers.

NATIONAL :
School feeding programme not run down
Tuesday, August 17 2010

Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Mr.  Joseph Yieleh-Chireh has debunked allegations in some sections of the public that suggest that some social interventions including the school feeding programme introduced by the previous administration has been rundown.

(PRAMKESE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Pramkese protracted chieftaincy dispute settled
Tuesday, August 17 2010

A protracted chieftaincy dispute at Pramkese in the Kwaebibirem District has been amicably resolved and a new chief and Abusuapanyin (head of the royal family) outdoored.

(MADINA) GA EAST:
Intensify monitoring of Butchers, GEDA urged
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Greater Accra Regional Environmental Health Officer, Mr Jonas Amanu, has urged the Ga East Municipal Assembly (GEDA) to intensify its efforts at monitoring the sanitation conditions and hygiene of butchers to prevent acts likely to be detrimental to public health.

ASHAIMAN:
Man stabs step-daughter
Tuesday, August 17 2010

A 46-year old polytank repairer is in the grips of the Ashaiman Police for attempting to rape his step daughter and in the process stabbed her in the left eye for denying him sex.

BOLGATANGA:
Support Upper East @50 - Minister
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, Mrs Lucy Awuni, has appealed to corporate bodies to support the region to celebrate its 50th anniversary scheduled for September this year.

AHAFO ANO SOUTH:
"Reciprocate government’s commitment in the cocoa industry"
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The 2009 National Best Cocoa Farmer, Nana Kwame Gyawu, has appealed to cocoa farmers especially those along Ghana’s borders to reciprocate government’s commitment to the cocoa industry by desisting from cocoa smuggling.

ACCRA:
Coca-Cola Company to support Ghana with biogas
Tuesday, August 17 2010

The Coca-Cola Company in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched a foundation to execute projects in Ghana as part of their social responsibility.

TAMALE :
LPG shortage hits Northern Region
Wednesday, August 18 2010

An acute shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), has hit Tamale Metropolis and the entire Northern Region.

(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Asamankese mechanics are to be re-located
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The West Akyem Municipal Assembly is to re-locate all mechanics as part of moves to improve sanitation and orderly development at the municipal capital, Asamankese.

ACCRA:
Nyaho appeals to Mills to intervene in attacks on Judiciary
Wednesday, August 18 2010

A leading member of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, has called on President John Evans Atta Mills to intervene and curtail the attacks on the Judiciary arising from the prosecution of former State officials under the erstwhile Kufuor Administration.

KETU NORTH :
5 communities get waste containers
Wednesday, August 18 2010

As the issue of sanitation becomes a major worry to most assemblies in the country, the Ketu North District Assembly has taken concrete measures to avert problems associated with waste collection and disposal.

 

NATIONAL :
NDC Chairman: We’ll clean judiciary
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The National Chairman of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dr. Kwabena Agyei, has explicitly warned that the executive arm of government would not hesitate to “clean” the Judiciary and damn the consequences if the Chief Justice fails to heed to calls to halt growing criticisms of politically bias levelled against her outfit.

NATIONAL :
Minister condemns agitation by foot-soldiers
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Mr. Joseph Yieleh-Chireh, Local Government Minister has condemned recent agitations by foot-soldiers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against District Chief Executives.

(DAMONGO) WEST GONJA :
"Better Ghana Agenda"- So far so good
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Damongo/Daboya constituency in the northern region, Mr. Sammy B. Wusah has mentioned that the ’better Ghana agenda’ is strongly on course, adding that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government has so far performed greatly and ought to be commended.

TECHIMAN :
ABOFAP brief stakeholders
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Abrono Organic Farming Projects ABOFAP has organized a review meeting with its stakeholders namely: community based extension agents CBEA’s, Ministry of Food and Agriculture MOFA traditional authorities and the Municipal Assembly in Techiman.

TALENSI-NABDAM :
Bagre dam spillage confirmed
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The National Secretariat of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has said the Burkinabe authorities had confirmed that spillage of the Bagre and Compienga Dams would commence on the morning of Friday, August 20.

NATIONAL :
MOFA receives technical support
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has presented two information vans to the Eastern Regional Directorate of the sector, for the education of farmers on new farming techniques.

HOHOE :
Assembly presents sporting kits to school team
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has presented sporting kits to the Municipal Basic School team scheduled to participate in the Volta Regional Inter-Schools competition at Jasikan.

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Foreigners using cyanide in galamsey
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has cautioned communities to report any foreigners engaged in illegal gold mining in their communities to the nearest EPA office and the police.

CAPE COAST :
UCC hosts international confab
Wednesday, August 18 2010

A two-day International conference on educational access, quality and outcomes in Africa, has opened at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) with a call on African universities to constantly influence policy both at the national and institutional levels.

HO :
Men falling behind in updating SSNIT records
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Men generally are deficient in updating their records with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust. 

BONGO :
NGO assist children with dental flourosis
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Seventy Eight children in the Bongo District, affected by Dental Flourosis, have been given cosmetic dental treatment of their upper front teeth to enhance their appearance and improve their self confidence.

(KYEKYEWERE) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Development chief builds library
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Chief of Wassa Fiase Kyekyewere, Nana Asaa Kofi III has said the advancement in technology made it important for nations to take education of their citizens serious.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Education on oil and gas continues
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Western Regional Minister, Hon. Paul Evans Aidoo has said some policy and project initiatives have been proposed by some organizations in the private and public sectors since the country’s discovery of oil in commercial quantities.

(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Over 1,500 tourists for Kente Festival
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Over 1,500 foreign and local tourists are expected to attend this year’s Agotime Kente Festival at Kpetoe.   

(MEPE) NORTH TONGU :
School gets science centre
Wednesday, August 18 2010

A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Samuel Okudjeto Ablakwa, has commissioned a three-unit science laboratory and four storage rooms at Saint Kizito Senior High School at Mepe in the Volta Region.

TAMALE :
Be conscious of environment-EPA
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Northern Regional Director of the Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA), Mr. Abu Iddrisu, has called on the public, particularly the District Assemblies and the decentralized organizations, to demonstrate much commitment to issues affecting the environment to promote sustainable land use.

AJUMAKO ENYAN ESSIAM :
District gives out GHC 15,000
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly has set aside GHC 15,000.00  of its 2010 budget for the establishment of a District Regimental Band with the aim of training talented youth in music.

(SURONUASE) KINTAMPO NORTH :
Communities get potable water
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Carter Centre in collaboration with the Sahara Group has provided a borehole for the people of Suronuase in the Kintampo Municipal as part of its social responsibility to the community. 

HO :
Entrepreneurs challenged to break industrial grounds
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Volta Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Amenowode has appealed to entrepreneurs in the region to spark off   the region’s industrial revolution.

NATIONAL:
GBA hits back at critics
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has expressed concern about the unguarded comments from a section of the public, following the recent ruling in the case against Charles Wireko-Brobbey and Kwadwo Okyere Mpiani.

EJURA/SEKYEDUMASE:
P.T.A builds modern classroom block for school
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A) of the Sekyedumase Senior High School (SHS),  has built a six-unit classroom block for the school, at the cost of GH¢50,000.

(ELMINA) K/E/E/A:
Cabinet sanctions novel Industrial Policy
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Ms Hannah Tetteh has announced that cabinet has approved a feasible and pragmatic Industrial Policy, introduced and developed by her Ministry.

NATIONAL:
Ministry steps up decentralization efforts
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Joseph Yieleh Chireh, says the Ministry has put in place measures to ensure a balanced and unbiased development as regards distribution of national resources in all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies.

BOLGATANGA:
Tomato farmers desperate for suitable seed
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Upper East Regional Minister has reiterated the need for key stakeholders in the tomato trade to engage with researchers to come out with varieties of tomato seed to suit the climatic conditions of the north so that it could be cultivated all year round.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
MOFA presents information vans
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has presented two information vans to the Eastern Regional Directorate of the sector, for the education of farmers on new farming techniques.

(CAPE THREE POINT) AHANTA WEST:
Kosmos cancels Exxon Mobil’s Ghana oil pact
Wednesday, August 18 2010

Oil giant, Kosmos Energy has annulled plans to offload part of its Jubilee shares to ExxonMobil.

KUMASI:
Ashanti Region Bar Association on strike
Wednesday, August 18 2010

The Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Bar Association has begun an indefinite strike action in protest of comments of bias against the judiciary and the Chief Justice by the ruling National Democratic Congress.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Census is mandatory- Official
Thursday, August 19 2010

A Principal Statistician at the Census Secretariat, Mr. Anthony Pharin has indicated that it is mandatory for everybody to be counted in the 2010 Population and Housing Census.

NATIONAL :
TUC peeved
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has described as unacceptable a reduction in the prices of 

utility announced by a committee set up by Vice President John Mahama to review a recent hike 

in electricity tariffs.

TAIN :
Arrest self-confessed NDC election riggers
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Electoral Commission is urging the police to arrest National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters who claim they rigged the 2008 elections in the Tain constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region. 

HO :
Defilement tops Volta Regional crime list
Thursday, August 19 2010

Volta Regional Police Commander, Mr. David Nenyi Ampah Bennin, has disclosed that defilement was the most committed offence in the Region.

(ATRENSU) TECHIMAN :
Clinic under construction at Atrensu
Thursday, August 19 2010

The  Techiman Municipal Chief Executive,  Hon. Alex Kofi Kyeremeh,has urged the people to participate fully in the impending district and unit committee elections and also to vote for dedicated and honest candidates.

SUNYANI :
Sunyani NHIS lauds gov’t
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Sunyani Municipal Health Insurance Scheme received an amount of GHC 5,578,061.88, out of which GHC 5,250,889.68 was provided by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Isaac Afari, Scheme Manager  has announced.

(NYIRESIA) STMA :
Fishermen make huge profit from premix fuel
Thursday, August 19 2010

Fishermen at Nyiresia, near Sekondi, made a profit of GHC38,899.00 from the sale of their allocation of premix fuel, with which they had purchased building materials and fishing equipment for the development of their fishing community.

(SEKYEREDUMASE) EJURA-SEKYEREDUMASE :
P.T.A donates classroom block to school
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A) of the Sekyedumase Senior High School (SHS),  has built a six-unit classroom block for the school, at the cost of GH¢50,000.

HO :
VR teachers want to leave the region
Thursday, August 19 2010

Large numbers of teachers in the Volta Region are seeking to leave for other regions due to lack of motivation such as accommodation and awards for hard-work. 

JIRAPA:
China sinks $ 300 million into rural electrification
Thursday, August 19 2010

The three Northern Regions are to benefit from a $ 300 million Chinese grant aimed at extending electricity to rural communities within the regions.

(PARLIAMENT) ACCRA:
Minority demands Kwabena Adjei’s arrest
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Minority in parliament has called for the immediate arrest of NDC Chairman Dr. Kwabena Adjei.

(JEFFISI) SISSALA EAST:
Highways Authority closes Wa/Tumu road
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Ghana Highways Authority in the Upper West Region has closed down the Hain/Tumu road following complete failure of the top slabs of two bridges between Nandomwala and Jeffisi.

TARKWA/NSUAEM:
Company provides communities with facilities
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Human Resources Manager of the Ghana Manganese Company, Mr. Wisdom Adjei Mensah, says communities must value facilities provided them by companies and protect them.

(TAKORADI) STMA:
Minor offences to settle out of court
Thursday, August 19 2010

Henceforth children who commit minor criminal or civil offences will have their cases settled through arbitration before a Child Panel put in place in the districts by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

NATIONAL:
Veep urges Finance Minister to prioritize water
Thursday, August 19 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday appealed to the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning to consider prioritizing water and sanitation in the next budget.

(MANHYIA) KUMASI:
Kufuor, NPP Executives call on Asantehene
Thursday, August 19 2010

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor, on Wednesday, led the National Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to pay a courtesy call on the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.            

MAMPONG:
Police move to calm tension in Mampong
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Asante-Mampong Municipal Police Commander has called on religious bodies to provide the needed leadership to calm tensions and foster social harmony.    

(GWOLLU) SISSALA WEST:
Assembly cancels night allowances for officers
Thursday, August 19 2010

The Sissala West District Assembly has cancelled the payment of night allowances to its officers including the District Chief Executive when they work out of the district but are within the region.  

(DABOYA) WEST GONJA :
Daboya to receive face lift
Friday, August 20 2010

Hon Mutawakilu Adam, West Gonja District Chief Executive has disclosed that feasibility studies have been completed for work to commence on the installation of streetlights in the Daboya township.

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
Communities hook to national grid
Friday, August 20 2010

Two communities, Kanshegu and Mogla in the Savelugu-Nanton District have been hooked on to the national grid.

ACCRA :
Vodafone to improve lives
Friday, August 20 2010

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation (VGF) has launched and sent off 30 volunteers to provide technical and professional expertise to some selected Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to help effect change in the lives of people.

BOLGATANGA :
Bagre Dam to be opened today
Friday, August 20 2010

The Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso will be opened at 9:30 am Friday the Volta River Authority (VRA) of Ghana has confirmed.

ACCRA :
Judiciary would not be touched- Minister
Friday, August 20 2010

The Government has assured members of the Judiciary, the general public and the international community that it has absolutely no intention of carrying out a political purge of the judiciary.

(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Child labour elimination plan before cabinet
Friday, August 20 2010

The National Plan of Action (NPA) for the elimination of the worst forms of Child Labour by 2015, is before Cabinet for approval.

BOLE :
MP provides children’s ward
Friday, August 20 2010

Mr Saaka Akati, Member of Parliament for Bole/Bamboi Constituency, has renovated one of the abandoned wards of the Bole District Hospital at the cost of GH¢60,000 to be used as the children’s ward.

ACCRA :
GHS receives clinical equipment
Friday, August 20 2010

The Greater Accra Regional Directorate of Ghana Health Service (GHS) received clinical training models worth over 50,000 dollars to facilitate the development of clinical skills in maternal, new born health and family planning.

TAMALE :
High HIV/AIDS blamed on promiscuity
Friday, August 20 2010

Dr. Patrick Bompoh, the Ghana Health Service HIV Focal Person in the Northern Region, has blamed the spread of HIV/AIDS on the increasing rate of promiscuity and immorality in the country.

(TADZEWU) KETU NORTH :
DCE assists fire victims
Friday, August 20 2010

An 85-year-old woman and her household whose residence was burnt to ashes were presented with relief items.

(WINNEBA) EFFUTU :
DCE hands over school uniforms
Friday, August 20 2010

The Effutu Municipal Chief Executive, Nii Ephraim has handed over 2000 school uniforms from the Government to the Municipal directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) for distribution to basic school pupils in the Municipality.

NATIONAL:
Kwabena Adjei’s remarks awkward - Judges
Friday, August 20 2010

The Association of Magistrates and Judges has described as unfortunate recent comments by the Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Dr Kwabena Adjei, threatening to cleanse the Judiciary.

(BOSUSO) FANTEAKWA:
Red Cross presents items to flood victims
Friday, August 20 2010

The Eastern Regional Branch of the Red Cross Society of Ghana on Friday donated relief items valued at GH¢ 3,000 to flood victims at
Bosuso in the Fanteakwa District.

(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH:
US students assist Ahafo Ano North schools
Friday, August 20 2010

Academic work in the Ahafo Ano North District in the Ashanti Region has been improved following the provision of learning aids to students in the area by their counterparts from the US.

BOLE:
Bole Assembly exceeds revenue target
Friday, August 20 2010

The Bole District Assembly generated an amount of GH¢ 121,459.94 internally as at June this year as against a target of GH¢ 82,458.13,
representing 147.30 per cent.

(ATIAVI) KETA:
Atiavi farmers receive training in agro-forestry
Friday, August 20 2010

Farmers at Atiavi-Glime in the Keta District of the Volta Region have
been sensitised about the need to integrate nitrogen-fixing trees on their farms and undertake tree planting activities to improve their environment and livelihood.

BONGO:
Bongo records zero maternal deaths
Friday, August 20 2010

Maternal mortality in the Bongo District has reduced and ante-natal attendance by pregnant women increased in the past year, the District
Director of Health, Miss Rufina Asuru, said on Thursday.

(BORBORBOR) TARKWA NSUAEM:
Two boys drown in Tarkwa
Friday, August 20 2010

Two school children who went swimming unaccompanied in River Rapaloma drowned on Wednesday afternoon.

(OSINO) FANTEAKWA:
Minister breaks grounds for construction of dormitory
Friday, August 20 2010

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, on Friday broke the ground for the construction of a two-storey girls’ dormitory for the Presbyterian Senior High school (SHS) at Osino in the Fanteakwa District.

JIRAPA :
Child trafficking condemned
Saturday, August 21 2010

Naa Seidu Braimah, a Member of the Council of State, has expressed concern about the alarming rate of child trafficking in the Upper West Region.

(AWUTU-BREKU) AWUTU SENYA :
NHIA receives commendation
Saturday, August 21 2010

The Mankrado of Awutu Traditional Area, Nai Kow Kurabi Clottey III, has praised the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) for putting in place effective measures to settle outstanding bills of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Mutual Health Insurance Schemes.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Chorkor fumigated against mosquito
Saturday, August 21 2010

Free Africa From Mosquitoes (FAFM), a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), fumigated Chorkor community in the Ablekuma South Constituency, in commemoration of this year’s World Mosquito Day.

ACCRA :
Minister inaugurates NITA Board
Saturday, August 21 2010

A nine-member Board of the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) has been inaugurated to support the Ministry of Communications and NITA to ensure the systematic deployment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the country.

MANGOASE :
Deal with ruthless drivers- Officer
Saturday, August 21 2010

Mr Tioku Ampabeng, a retired police officer and farmer at Mangoase, has observed that the law must be enforced to the later to help reduce accidents on the roads.

SUNYANI :
Ensure transparency for NHIS success
Saturday, August 21 2010

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) can only be sustained based on honest, transparent and proper financial accountability by all stakeholders particularly the scheme managers and accredited health providers, Mr Vincent Tawiah, Head of Finance at the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital, has said.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Decongestion exercise on course – Mayor
Saturday, August 21 2010

Mr. Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra has announced with confidence the assembly’s success in removing most of the unauthorised structures cited on waterways in the metropolis.

OBUASI:
Assembly employees before court
Saturday, August 21 2010

The Obuasi Circuit Court on Friday remanded three employees of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly, into police custody, for allegedly stealing a total amount of GH¢111,455.00 belonging to the Assembly.

ELLEMBELLE :
MP lauds police personnel
Saturday, August 21 2010

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, has commended police personnel in Eastern Nzema for exhibiting a high sense of dedication, professionalism and commitment to duty.

ACCRA :
Cases are not seen in party colours-Judges
Saturday, August 21 2010

The Association of Magistrates and Judges have stated that the courts do not see cases in party colours and that for any criminal prosecution to succeed, the state must successfully discharge its burden of proof.

ACCRA :
Cases are not seen in party colours-Judges
Saturday, August 21 2010

The Association of Magistrates and Judges have stated that the courts do not see cases in party colours and that for any criminal prosecution to succeed, the state must successfully discharge its burden of proof.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
H1N1 vaccine is safe-GHS
Saturday, August 21 2010

The Western Regional Office of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has assured the general public that, the HINI vaccines injected against contracting the HINI swine flu is very safe.

ACCRA :
Gov’t assures MDAs
Saturday, August 21 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has announced that government would equip government Ministries, Departments and Agencies with modern technological logistics for them to meet current developmental challenges.

OBUASI :
Communities raise doubts about mining licenses
Saturday, August 21 2010

A number of mining communities in Amansie in the Ashanti Region have questioned the genuineness of concession rights and operating licenses being used by some small scale mining companies in the area.

(NKROFUL) ELLEMBELLE :
Gov’t committed to security-Buah
Saturday, August 21 2010

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Deputy Minister of Energy, has reiterated Government’s commitment to ensuring national security to enable the citizenry to live in peace and contribute to national development.

(AGONA NKWANTA) AHANTA WEST:
Encourage youth on cultural heritage-DCE
Sunday, August 22 2010

 

Mr Joseph Jones Amoah, Ahanta West District Chief Executive, (DCE) has encouraged traditional authorities to use their expertise to encourage the youth to uphold the national cultural heritage.

WA:
Merge CHRAJ and SFO - Former MP
Sunday, August 22 2010

Mr. Ken Kumfah, a former Member of Parliament for the Lawra-Nandom Constituency, in the Upper West Region, has proposed that the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) be merged to function as one body.

ACCRA :
Minister assures construction union
Sunday, August 22 2010

Mr. Joe Gidisu, Minister of Roads and Highways, has assured the Construction, Building and Materials Workers Union that the President is urgently considering the appointment of a Board Chairman for the Ghana Highway Authority.

(HALF ASSINI) JOMORO :
Jubilee field has 1.2 trillion cube feet of gas-Adams
Sunday, August 22 2010

Ghana has 1.2 trillion cube feet of gas in the Jubilee field, which could meet the requirement of 15,000 barrels of crude oil needed to operate the Aboadze Thermal Plant.

(AMASAMAN) GA WEST :
Gov’t will not meddle in chieftaincy - Vice President
Sunday, August 22 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has asured that Government would not meddle in chieftaincy disputes in the country.

(ACCRA) AMA :
10,000 houses for GAF - Bagbin
Sunday, August 22 2010

Mr. Alban Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, said that the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) would benefit from 10,000 housing units under the STX deal to solve its accommodation problem if completed on scheduled.

ACCRA :
Veep calls for responsible journalism
Sunday, August 22 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has urged Journalists to use their indispensable influence and power to fight for peace, unity and justice rather than engaging in fruitless and trivial issues in society.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Church advocates support for Prisons
Sunday, August 22 2010

The Ghana Baptist Women Convention, has called for stronger partnership between the Church and the State towards improving conditions at the country’s prisons.

(NKAWIE) ATWIMA-NWABIAGYA :
Assembly donates towards Ramadan
Sunday, August 22 2010

The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly, has donated food items valued at GH¢5,000.00 to Muslims in the area as they go through the Holy month of Ramadan.

HO :
UN to formulate dev’t strategic for Ghana
Sunday, August 22 2010

The United Nations (UN) System in Ghana is to formulate a multi-year programme framework under the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for development projects for 2012-2016.

NATIONAL :
President Mills expected home today
Monday, August 23 2010

President John Atta Mills is expected back home Monday morning after a 10-day leave abroad.

NATIONAL :
MPs Fund to be scrapped
Monday, August 23 2010

The Members of Parliament Common Fund will be scrapped by the end of this year, to be replaced with the constituency Development Fund, following a memorandum submitted by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to cabinet for consideration and approval.

SUNYANI :
Media urged to publicize census
Monday, August 23 2010

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), gearing up for the 2010 Population and Housing Census, has called on the media to educate people to take part in the exercise.

TAMALE :
Shea earns Ghana $30 million annually - Veep
Monday, August 23 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama had said the shea industry is an attractive business earning about 30 million dollars of foreign exchange for the national economy.

HO :
Globeserve records 100% in exams
Monday, August 23 2010

Globeserve Vocational School in the Volta Region, has recorded 100 per cent pass rate in this year’s National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) examinations.

NATIONAL :
Veep tasks Audit Service to champion accountability
Monday, August 23 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has tasked the Audit Service (AS) to devise strategies for establishing basic public understanding and the requisite attitudes towards ensuring accountability and transparency in public office.

NATIONAL :
Prez., confident in the Judiciary
Monday, August 23 2010

President Mills has returned from the United States after a short leave.

CAPE COAST :
Oil find could destroy livelihoods
Monday, August 23 2010

Even though the oil find might be a blessing to Ghana and could enhance national development, it has the potential to severely disrupt and destroy livelihoods of several coastal and fishing fringe communities. 

CAPE COAST :
Two get 31 years jail term.
Monday, August 23 2010

A circuit court in Cape Coast, has sentenced Kwame Botwe, a 31-year-old labourer, to 18 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a five-year old girl.

(AWUTU BAWJIASE) AWUTU SENYA :
Rural bank increases returns
Monday, August 23 2010

The Bawjiase Area Rural Bank at Awutu Bawjiase, in the Central Region, almost doubled its profit before tax from GHC379,286 in 2008 to GHC618,460 in 2009.

TECHIMAN :
760 shortlisted for census
Monday, August 23 2010

Seven hundred and sixty out of over one thousand applicants who applied for engagement as enumerators for the forthcoming National Population and Housing Census in the Techiman Municipality have been shortlisted for interviewing.

(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
20 undergo training
Monday, August 23 2010

Twenty persons have been trained to help promote human rights issues at Akwatia in the Eastern Region. Projects Abroad Human Rights, a Non Governmental Organization based in Accra organised the training.

TAMALE :
Irregularities cost state GH¢5,800,000 - Report
Monday, August 23 2010

Audited accounts of some district assemblies between 2001 and 2004, has revealed that the state lost over GH¢5,800,000 due to disregard to laid down procedures in the disbursement of funds.

TECHIMAN :
Health workers schooled
Monday, August 23 2010

A day’s training workshop on the Human Influenza Virus H1N1 vaccination for health workers and other stakeholders in the Techiman Municipality has been held in Techiman.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
MP commended
Monday, August 23 2010

Mr Isaac Sarpong, Chairman of the Kade Constituency Branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has expressed satisfaction with the work of the Member of Parliament (MP) in the area describing him as an agent of development.

(PENYI) KETU NORTH :
Wc for Penyi market
Monday, August 23 2010

A ten-seater water closet toilet and urinal is to be built at Penyi market in the Ketu North District.

KINTAMPO NORTH:
Kintampo cashes in on rich culture
Monday, August 23 2010

The Queen of Swaziland, Her Royal Highness Nomsah E. Matsebula has graced a mammoth durbar of chiefs and people of Kintampo, held in her honour.

ACCRA:
Armed Forces school on STX project
Monday, August 23 2010

The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, says the Ghana Armed Forces(GAF) will benefit from a 10,000 housing units under the STX deal to solve its accommodation problem if completed on scheduled.

NATIONAL:
Police arrest Nigerian "church" fraudster
Monday, August 23 2010

The Nigerian Police at the weekend busted one Godwin Akpobire, alias ‘Gary Bire’, who allegedly duped a number of churches in Ghana and the UK of various sum of money.

TAMALE:
MMDAs to forfeit Common Fund if….
Monday, August 23 2010

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies which fail to address uncertainties and doubts from the Auditor General’s report between 2001 to 2004, will not get parliamentary endorsement of their allocations for next year.

(ANYINAMSO) ATWIMA MPONUA:
MTTU Commander pleads for repair of road
Monday, August 23 2010

The Atwima District Commander of the Police Motor Traffic Transport Unit, (MTTU) has appealed the Ghana Highways Authority to urgently fix the poor sections of the Kumasi-Bibiani road to check the increasing motor accidents.

EJURA/SEKYEDUMASE:
Low response to marriage registration in Ejura
Monday, August 23 2010

Available statistics show that there is generally a poor response to
registration of marriages in the Ejura-Sekyedumase District, a predominantly maize and yam growing area.

NATIONAL:
Gidisu assures union of govt’s efforts
Monday, August 23 2010

The Minister of Roads and Highways, has assured the Construction, Building and Materials Workers Union (CBMWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) that government is working hard towards the
appointment of a substantive Board Chairman for the Ghana Highway Authority.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Unity key to Ghana’s development – Asantehene
Monday, August 23 2010

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has called on ethnic groups in the Ashanti Region to foster social harmony and peaceful co-existence towards development.  

(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Akim Oda Hospital receives equipment
Monday, August 23 2010

The Akim Oda Government Hospital has received a donation of medical equipment worth thousands of Ghana cedis, to augment facilities in the Physiotherapy Department of the hospital.

(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Kwahu West Assembly set to exceed IGF
Monday, August 23 2010

The Kwahu-West Municipal Assembly has realized GH¢ 324,422 of its Internally Generated Fund (IGF) representing 72 per cent of the projected revenue of GH¢ 453,439.36.

(JUKWA) T/H/LD:
"Gov’t decides where district capitals are sited"
Monday, August 23 2010

Nana Ama Ayensua Saara III, Queen of Denkyira, has said no individual or a chief could determine where a district capital should be placed because it was the prerogative of the government to decide on a suitable town based on advice from its technocrats.

NATIONAL :
Civil servants begin nationwide protest
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Civil and Local Government Staff Association, (CLOGSAG) will begin a four day demonstration today to press home their demands over their right to negotiate for salaries.

NATIONAL :
NYEP calls for 50% talk time tax
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The National Youth Employment Program (NYEP) is pushing for an increase in its share of the talk time tax to settle its growing debts to the Agricultural Development Bank.

NATIONAL :
Ya Na’s case : Judge steps aside
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Mr Justice Anthony Oppong, a High Court Judge, presiding over the case involving the alleged murder of Ya Na Yakubu Andani II and some of his elders in 2002, declined adjudication.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Disabled athletics championship August 24
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The National Sports Council will organize a national disabled athletics championship from August 24-25 at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.

ACCRA :
Gov’t explores rescue plan for Ghana
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Government is exploring avenues to rescue the Ghana Post (GP) from the current financial and administrative challenges confronting its operations, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Dr Gideon Quarcoo, has assured.

BAWKU :
Gov’t reviews curfew on Bawku
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Minister for the Interior has on the advice of the Northern and Upper East Regional Security Councils and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Gushegu Township, Bawku Municipality and their immediate environs with effect from Monday, August 23.

(ASUMURA) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Help rehabilitate our roads
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Assembly Member for Asumura Electoral Area in Brong Ahafo Region, Mrs Alice Coffie has called for the rehabilitation of roads in the area to alleviate the plight of the people.

(ASUMURA) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Abortion increases among girls in Asumura
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Mr Kweku Amankwah, a hunter at Asumura in the Brong Ahafo Region has expressed worry over the increasing cases of pregnancy and abortion among girls between 10 to 17 years in Asumura and its environs.

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
HIV/AIDS on the ascendency
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The District Chief Executive for Savulugu-Nanton in the Northern Region, Mr. Prince Askia Mohammed has expressed regret at the alarming rate of the spread of HIV/AIDS in the district.

SUNYANI :
Severe bleeding accounts for maternal deaths
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Elias Sory has disclosed that an approximately 3,500 women die every year in Ghana of pregnancy related causes.

BOLGATANGA :
Appoint competent people to Assemblies
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Upper East Region have been urged to appoint only competent and active people to Assemblies and not favourites and party loyalists, who might not be up to the task.

(FUMBISI) BUILSA :
Constituency gets health and education facilities
Tuesday, August 24 2010

A non-governmental organisation, based in Denmark, ‘M S Action Aid’, has donated health and educational facilities, worth three thousand dollars(3,000) to the Builsa south constituency, in the Builsa district of the Upper East Region.

(ASUMURA) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Newmont supports White-Necked Rock Fowl project
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Newmont Ghana Gold  Limited (NGL) is supporting a five-year research project in the Subim, Ayum, and Bosambepo Forests in the Brong Ahafo Region, aimed at conserving a rare kind of bird called “White-necked Rock fowl”, found mainly in Africa.

NATIONAL :
Birth control programme launched
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) together with its health partners has  re-launched the New “Life Choices” Family Planning promotion campaign. It seeks to enhance education on available contraceptive choices to help the public make informed decisions.

NATIONAL :
Veep speaks on MDG and family planning
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama, has said effective implementation of family planning programmes had the potential of enhancing Ghana’s achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

TAMALE:
Employment ban stalls operations of Special Schools
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Operations of special schools in the country are facing a serious setback and holdup as a result of a ban on employment.

BAWKU WEST:
White Volta communities under water
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The masssive education embarked on by the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) for communities along the White and Black Volta in the Bawku West District in the Upper East Region, towards the opening of the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso has helped in saving lives and properties.

NATIONAL:
NDC accuses Chief Justice of plain bias
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The ruling National Democratic Congress has accused the Chief Justice of using a special group perceived to be her favourites to perform ‘sensitive tasks’ which according to them was hitherto, the agreed preserve of the registrars of the various courts.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Gov’t will not be selective - Ofosu-Ampofo
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Tuesday said the government would not be selective in its quest to build a better Ghana for all to ensure a holistic development of the nation.

(KWAE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Minister of Agriculture visits GOPDC
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, on Tuesday visited the Ghana Oil Palm Development Company, (GOPDC), at Kwae in the Kwaebibirem District to acquaint himself with its operations.

(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Director bemoans falling standards of education
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Akwapem South Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged Ghanaians to help in diverse ways to reverse the falling educational standards.

(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE:
NDC Youth wing cultivates 40 acres of maize
Tuesday, August 24 2010

Members of the Adaklu-Anyigbe District Youth Wing of National Democratic Congress have cultivated a-40 acre maize farm at Kpetoe.

WA:
Government to resource Prisons Service
Tuesday, August 24 2010

The Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Issahaku Salia, says government will adequately resource the Ghana Prisons Service to enable the service to play its role of reforming prisoners.

ACCRA :
Charges drop against Lamptey-Mills
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Proprietor of the Great Lamptey-Mills Institute, Enoch Lamptey-Mills has again been freed after charges of alleged rape levelled against him have been dropped.

SAVELUGU-NANTON :
DCE commends NGOs
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other benevolent organisations operating in the Savelugu-Nanton District in the Northern Region have received commendation for their contribution towards the alleviation of poverty, infrastructure development among others.

SUNYANI :
10 to die
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Sunyani High Court two, presided over by Justice Godwin Gabor has imposed death sentence on 10 accused persons standing trial before it for murder.

NATIONAL :
Oil : Gov’t targets 90% representation
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Vice President Jonh Mahama has assured Ghanaians of suitable local representation in the oil sector and all related sectors saying the local content law is to ensure companies employ 90% of their staff from Ghana.

(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
DCE appeals to teachers to be upright
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Adaklu-Anyigbe District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Michael Komla Adzaho, has appealed to teachers to refrain from acts that would tarnish the reputation of the profession.  

(SOGAKOPE) SOUTH TONGU :
Media tasked to publicise 2010 Census
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), at the weekend called on the media to help the Service to educate the public on the upcoming 2010 Population and Housing Census, scheduled to take off on September 26.

NATIONAL :
Data Protection Bill 2010 underway
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Government has initiated stakeholder consultation for the passage of Data Protection Bill (DPB) and Electronic Communications Regulations Bill (ECRB) to serve as legal instruments for the safeguarding of personal data and privacy.

NKORANZA :
NADMO supports fire victims
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Nkoranza South District Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has presented relief items valued at about 2,750 Ghana Cedis to victims of a fire disaster at Nkoranza Estate Area.

SUNYANI :
Fertilizer production in Ghana soon
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Ghana is collaborating with India to manufacture fertilizer in Ghana from by-products from the emerging oil and gas industry, the Deputy Minster of Food and Agriculture in-charge of crops, Mr Yaw Effah-Baafi has indicated.

(ACCRA) AMA :
AMA to the rescue of O’Reilly
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has offered a parcel of land situated along the High Street for the construction of a new infrastructure for the O’Reilly Senior High School.

NATIONAL :
STIE launched.
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Mr Alex Tettey-Enyo, Minister of Education, has launched the first edition of Science, Technology and Innovation Education (STIE) Camp for Senior High School students in the country, in Accra.

(ANKAFUL) CAPE COAST :
ICT centre for Ankaful
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The MTN Ghana Foundation has inaugurated an Information and Communication (ICT) Centre for the personnel and inmates of Ankaful Prisons in the Central Region.

(TAKORADI) STMA :
Help champion course of disabled
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Western Regional Secretary of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Mr. Mark Essien hasy called on Journalists to champion the cause of the physically challenged for societal recognition and integration.

NATIONAL :
Religious leaders with HIV/AIDS step out
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Ghana has become the 19th African country to recognise religious leaders infected with HIV virus, who have openly declared their status and formed a network to use the Gospel to fight stigmatisation and prevent further infection.

NATIONAL :
300,000 dollars for health institutions
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its Focus Region Health Project (FRHP) is assisting health institutions in the Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions with 300,000 dollar training materials to help improve on health education.

NATIONAL :
Run SADA well
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for Equity, a non-governmental organization, has called on government to come out with a comprehensive programme covering the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) project.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Polytechnic teachers up in arms with gov’t
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAC) says the government, through the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission
(FWSC), has failed to negotiate on their condition of service that expired in 2008.

(KWAKUANYA) DORMAA :
Participate in national exercises- MCE
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Residents of Kwakuanya Electoral Area in the Dormaa Municipality have been urged to fully participate in the 2010 National Population and Housing Census and the National Identification Exercise.

(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Assembly bans vacation classes in basic schools
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Kwahu West Municipal Directorate of Education has banned vacation classes in both public and private basic schools in the area, except for third year students in junior secondary.

HO:
MMT remains safest means of transport - MD
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Metro Mass Transit (MMT) remains the safest means of public transportation in the country despite recent accidents involving some of its buses, Mr Maxwell Awuku, the acting Managing Director of the
Company, has said.

(PRAMPRAM) DANGME WEST:
Freeze on sale of lands soon
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Private developers and investors who wish to acquire lands for development purposes within the Prampram Traditional Area should take steps to reconsider their decisions since a notice has been served of the issuance of a caveat against the sale of family lands in the area.

AWUTU SENYA :
NPP rallies support
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Madam Mary Hayford, Women’s Organizer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)in the New Town Electoral area within the Awutu Senya Constituency, has urged members to get involved in the campaign for the party to win power in the 2010 general election.

(SEKONDI) STMA:
USAID supports Ghana Health Service
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has drawn up a four-year programme during which it would assist the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in three regions.

NATIONAL:
NUGS/China warns students against recruitment agencies
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The China-based branch of National Union of Ghana Student (NUGS) on Wednesday urged students to be circumspect about recruitment agencies that promise to recruit students to China under the guise of securing jobs and scholarships for them.

ATIWA:
Police to deploy 1,200 personnel during Atiwa election
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Ghana Police Service will deploy 1,200 personnel at the 113 polling stations in the Atiwa constituency during the bye-election on August 31.

DORMAA:
More schools to be fed in Dormaa
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Three thousand more basic school pupils will join the existing 1,500
beneficiaries of the School Feeding Programme in Dormaa Municipality next academic year.

MAMPONG:
Daasebre speaks against illegal sand winning
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Omanhene of Asante-Mampong, Daasebre Osei Bonsu II, has raised concern about the growing degradation of the area’s environment, 
through illegal sand and stone winning and has tasked the Municipal Assembly to act firmly to tackle the situation.

(ABURI) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
First Lady of Swaziland calls on Aburihene
Wednesday, August 25 2010

The First Lady of Swaziland, Mrs Nomsah Eunice Matsebula, on Monday paid a courtesy call on the Aburihene, Otoobuor Gyan Kwasi, at the Ankaase Palace at Aburi as part of a state visit to Ghana.

NATIONAL:
Minister accuses TUC of hypocrisy
Wednesday, August 25 2010

Controversies surrounding the recent increase in utility tariffs are growing stiffer and more rigorous by the day as the leadership of the Trade Union Congress has been branded “hypocrites” by a Deputy Minister.

ACCRA :
Lamptey-Mills’ woes not over
Thursday, August 26 2010

The office of the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice has denied reports that it is no longer interested in the prosecution of the proprietor of the Great Lamptey-Mills Institute, Enoch Nii Lamptey-Mills.

NATIONAL :
Gov’t targets 4 key areas for 2011 budget
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Collins Dauda has prioritized four key areas which include oil and gas management issues, provision of potable water in deprived communities, elimination of schools under trees and completion of selected projects in roads, mining and energy sectors for the 2011 fiscal budget .

NATIONAL :
Psychosocial counselling is very important.
Thursday, August 26 2010

Reverend Veronica Noukpe, Chief Executive Officer of Effective Counselling Ministry International (ECoMI), has asked people with psychological and emotional problems to seek psychosocial counselling services.

CAPE COAST :
Culture has no alternative- Director
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Director of Education, Mr. Obotan Larbi, has called on the youth to be proud of their culture and also portray themselves as true Ghanaians in order not to lose their African heritage.

ASHAIMAN :
Rotary support flood victim.
Thursday, August 26 2010

Nana Yaw Gyane, President of the Tema Chapter of Rotary Club International, has donated used clothing to victims of the recent floods in Ashaiman.

DORMAA :
Dormaa Assembly donates to Moslems
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Dormaa Municipal Assembly has donated 33 bags of sugar worth GHC 2,310 to support Muslims in the municipality during the month-long Ramadan.

(KRAKROM) DORMAA :
COCOBOD will rehabilitate roads
Thursday, August 26 2010

COCOBOD will soon tar a major access road linking Nkwantaso to Nkrankwanta in Dormaa Municipality to facilitate easy access and conveyance of cocoa as part of its rehabilitation of cocoa roads in cocoa districts.

AMA :
Frection at Accra Polytechnic
Thursday, August 26 2010

Baring any intervention, lecturers of Accra Polytechnic will embark on a demonstra­tion today to press for the election of a Vice Rector for the polytechnic but management says the action will be illegal.

NATIONAL :
GETFund is ten years
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Board of Trustees and Management of GETFund has expressed appreciation to all stakeholders, especially Parliament and the Ministry of Education, for their invaluable support.

(NKWANTASO) DORMAA :
Cocoa farmers call for new producer price
Thursday, August 26 2010

Cocoa farmers at Nkwantaso in the Dormaa Municipality have appealed to the government and 

the Ghana Cocoa Board to announce early a new producer price for the crop to forestall 

problems they encountered with buying companies and purchasing clerks.

 

(BUSUNYA) NKORANZA NORTH :
Health Directorate schooled on H1N1
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Nkoranza North District Directorate of Health Services has organised a day’s workshop at Busunya to educate stakeholders on the symptoms and effects of the H1N1 pandemic.

NATIONAL :
Folklore is sacred
Thursday, August 26 2010

Mr Abraham Henry Lemaire, Acting Director of the National Folklore Board (NFB), has warned that the Board would begin prosecuting organisations that engaged in illicit use of the country’s folklore materials.

(TARKWA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Motorcycle thief jailed seven years
Thursday, August 26 2010

A 28 year old unemployed, Bawa Abdulai, has been imprisoned for seven years for stealing a motorcycle belonging to the Tarkwa-Nsuaem National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

(ESIAMA) ELLEMBELLE :
Gov’t to improve roads - MP
Thursday, August 26 2010

A Deputy Minister for Energy, Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah said Government would continue to improve the country’s roads to facilitate national development.

HO :
VR Office of GEPC decentralizes operations
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Volta Regional Zonal Office of the Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) is to create Customer Desk Offices in the Municipal and District Assemblies in the region in a bid to decentralize its operations away from the regional capital Ho.

ACCRA :
Group advocates for roads taskforce
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Ghana Development Centre (GhDC), a pro-democracy and economic think tank, has asked Government to consider channelling energies of the youth and other unemployed towards constant roads maintenance in the country.

NKORANZA :
Students organize vacation classes
Thursday, August 26 2010

Members of Nkoranza Students Union have organised a two-month remedial and vacation classes for about 120 junior high school and senior high school students at Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region.

ASHAIMAN :
Recalcitrant residents to face prosecution
Thursday, August 26 2010

Mr Numo Addison Adinortey, Ashaiman Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has cautioned that residents who rebuilt their demolished buildings would be prosecuted.

(BEGORO) FANTEAKWA:
New block for Begoro Anglican School
Thursday, August 26 2010

The resourcefulness and initiative of a German based Ghanaian, Mr. Kwabena Amfo has seen to the construction of a three-unit classroom block, a computer laboratory and a kindergarten block for the Begoro Anglican Primary/JHS in the Fanteakwa District.

WEST GONJA :
Block farming increases by 85%
Friday, August 27 2010

The block farming concept under the Youth in Agriculture module of the National Youth Employment Programme in the West Gonja District has been increased by 85% compared to last year when it was launched in the district.

HO :
VR targets 75-80% water coverage for 2012
Thursday, August 26 2010

Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode, Volta Regional Minister, said the region is envisioned to make between 75-80 percent coverage in the provision of potable water to all communities by 2012.

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(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Self-imposed night patrol man jailed
Thursday, August 26 2010

An Akim Oda Magistrate Court has sentenced a self-imposed night patrol man who attacked and succeeded in snatching two mobile-phones valued at GH¢ 250.00 from two persons, to 24 months imprisonment in hard labour.

(ADAMOREBE) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Thugs invade Adamorebe
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Chiefs and people of Adamorebe near Aburi in the Eastern Region have appealed to the Inspector General of Police for protection against constant attacks from a group of thugs from Otinibi.

ASHAIMAN :
Report domestic violence to the Police - ASP
Thursday, August 26 2010

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Christine Yevunoo, Ashaiman Divisional Co-ordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU), has expressed regret that most domestic violence committed within the municipality were not reported to the unit.

(ACCRA) AMA:
AMA to end Shift System soon
Thursday, August 26 2010

An initiative introduced by the Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije to end the shift system in basic schools in Accra has started bearing fruits as all public basic schools in the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metropolitan will soon be getting eight hours of tuition a day.

TEMA:
Pastor guns down armed robber
Thursday, August 26 2010

A gun battle at the Lighthouse Cathedral in Tema on Wednesday August 25, led to the death of a suspected armed robber after he was shot by the pastor of the Church in a shoot-out.

OBUASI:
AnglogGold pledges more community support
Thursday, August 26 2010

AngloGold Ashanti has vowed to step up its community assistance
programmes to improve the lives of people in the mine’s operational area.

(DAMANKO) NKWANTA NORTH:
Non-compliance with specifications delays project
Thursday, August 26 2010

China Geo-Engineering Corporation that is working on a component of the Damanko-Kpassa Water Supply Scheme has been cited for failure to comply with designs and engineering specifications and this is delaying the project.     

LAMBUSSIE KARNI:
DCE urges stakeholders to monitor projects
Thursday, August 26 2010

The Lambussie/Karni District Chief Executive, Mr. Clement B. Benin, has appealed to people in the area to monitor the assembly’s development projects to ensure that they are executed timely and on specifications.    

JIRAPA:
Chief advises NDC Foot Soldiers
Thursday, August 26 2010

Vice President of the Jirapa Traditional Council, Naa Seidu Amadu, has appealed to “Foot Soldiers” of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to exercise restraint in their agitation for the removal of government appointees. 

KETU NORTH :
DCE interacts with traditional councils
Friday, August 27 2010

The Ketu North District Chief Executive, Mr. Kofi Lawson is touring all  four traditional areas in the district.

(NUNGUA) LEDZOKUKU-KROWOR :
Let’s co-exist in peace - Afotey-Agbo
Friday, August 27 2010

Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, a Minister of State, has reiterated the need for Ghanaians to continue to live in peace in efforts to develop the nation.

(DABOGSHEE) TAMALE :
ActionAid spends GH¢301,000 on infrastructure
Friday, August 27 2010

The Northern Regional Programmes Manager of ActionAid, Mr Yakubu Mohammed Saani, had indicated that, the NGO had spent GH¢301,000 to provide classroom infrastructural facilities for six communities, and are ready for use by students.

(TEMA) TMA :
Robbers attack church
Friday, August 27 2010

A pastor at Lighthouse Chapel in Tema is in critical condition after being attacked Wednesday night by armed robbers in the church.

TEMA :
Court fines woman GHC 180.
Friday, August 27 2010

The Community Centre Court ‘B’ in Accra has imposed a fined of GH¢180.00 on Joyce Osei, trader, for littering the road near the Tema Lorry Station, Accra, with ice water sachet.

WEST GONJA :
DCE calls for improvement in revenue mobilization
Friday, August 27 2010

The District Chief Executive for West Gonja District in the Northern
Region, Mr. Adam Mutawakilu has charged assembly members to work hard towards local revenue mobilization in the area.

TECHIMAN :
Propaganda secretary denies defection
Friday, August 27 2010

The Brong-Ahafo Deputy Regional Propaganda Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Kwasi Frimpong has denied a newspaper publication that 11 members of the party in Tain constituency had defected to join the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

(ABOKOBI) GA EAST :
Assembly adopts measures to increase revenue
Friday, August 27 2010

The Ga East Municipal Assembly, has put in place strategies to improve on revenue mobilisation, to enable it to generate more funds for development projects.

(KOKROKO) TECHIMAN :
Residents displaced by underground water
Friday, August 27 2010

Underground water has collapsed 10 houses and displaced all 267 residents of Kokroko in the Techiman Municipality, a report has said.

GA SOUTH :
Houses demolished for public toilets
Friday, August 27 2010

Residents of Awoshie in Accra were yesterday dumbfounded when taskforce officials of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, embarked on a demolition exercise in the vicinity, amidst massive police presence. According to residents who were affected, they were not informed of the demolition exercise.

ATIWA:
Atiwa Constituency is ’hot’
Friday, August 27 2010

The Atiwa Constituency is expected to be the busiest place in the country in the next five days as many political enthusiasts including political parties, business men, prominent personalities and foot soldiers pitch camps there to see who occupies the vacant Atiwa seat.

(NIMA) AMA :
Soldier turns robber.
Friday, August 27 2010

A 27-year-old soldier who attempted to rob a student of 280 Ghana Cedis at Nima in Accra has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for attempted robbery.

AMA :
CID swoop on criminals
Friday, August 27 2010

Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested some people allegedly dealing in stolen mobile phones at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle area in Accra.

NATIONAL :
Ghanaians spend too much on the dead
Friday, August 27 2010

Ghanaians spend too much money on funerals, Insurance experts have observed.

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
CEPS official steals vehicle
Friday, August 27 2010

Emmanuel Opoku, a Junior Collector of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), has been remanded in police custody by the Koforidua Circuit Court after failing to report when granted police enquiry bail.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Porter fined GHC 240
Friday, August 27 2010

A porter of the Ghana Oil Palm Development Company (GOPDC), who after stealing some palm fruit bunches from the company’s plantation and went on to steal from another oil palm farm, has been fined GHC 240 by the Kade District Magistrate Court.

(NKAWKAW) KWAHU SOUTH :
Kwahu South CLOGSAG join fight.
Friday, August 27 2010

Members of the Civil and Local Government Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) in the Kwahu-South and Kwahu-East districts as well as and the Kwahu-West Municipality on 26th August ,2010 went on a two-hour demonstration at Nkawkaw as part of a nationwide demonstration.

NATIONAL :
Provide skill training for oil industry – PEF
Friday, August 27 2010

The Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) has called on the government to focus on standardization and skills development for local operators in the emerging oil industry which would be crucial in achieving the 90 percent local content by 2020.

ACCRA :
Scuffle over voluntary forms
Friday, August 27 2010

There was a scuffle on the precincts of Greater Accra Regional Office of National Service Secretariat (NSS) over the purchase of National Service Voluntary Forms.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Multi-facetted lands village in Accra soon
Friday, August 27 2010

Ghana has unveiled an architectural strategy for the construction of a 4.3 million Euro multi-facetted “Lands Village”, to serve as a National and Greater Accra Regional Office of the Lands Commission.

KUMASI:
Keep proper documentation for smooth VAT assessment
Friday, August 27 2010

The acting Head of the Value Added Tax (VAT) Service in Kumasi, Mr
Emmanuel Akpaku, has urged operators in the hospitality industry to keep proper records and adequate documentation to aid the accurate assessment of their taxes.

(WECHIAU) WA WEST:
Electricity for 400 communities in U/W soon
Friday, August 27 2010

The government is working towards extending electricity to about 400 rural communities in the Upper West Region by the end of this year, Mr. Rashid Pelpuo, Deputy Majority Leader in Parliament, has said.

(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Mason gets 18 months
Friday, August 27 2010

Kwadwo Darkwa, a mason, has been jailed 18 months by the Kade District Magistrate’s Court for stealing four goats and a sheep. He pleaded guilty.

ACCRA:
MOFEP hosts stakeholders validation workshop
Friday, August 27 2010

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MOFEP) in collaboration with the German Technical Co-operation (GTZ) is organising a Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop at the Novotel Hotel, Accra on Tuesday, August 31, 2010.

WA:
Principals of Colleges want more students admitted
Friday, August 27 2010

Principals of Colleges of Education say there are more than 30,000 vacancies for teachers at the basic schools level throughout the country.    

(KRAKROM) DORMAA:
Nkwantaso/Nkrankwanta road receives facelift
Friday, August 27 2010

COCOBOD will soon tar a major access road linking Nkwantaso to Nkrankwanta in Dormaa Municipality to facilitate easy access and conveyance of cocoa as part of its rehabilitation of cocoa roads in cocoa districts.

EJURA/SEKYEDUMASE:
Police mount search for missing girl
Friday, August 27 2010

The police at Ejura have mounted a massive search for a four-year old girl who went missing on Monday at about 1000 hours. 

MAMPONG:
Mampong Police arrest 18 suspected criminals
Friday, August 27 2010

The Asante Mampong Police have arrested 18 suspected criminals including two females at their hideout at Nsuta, Mampong-Tadiem, Kofiase-Junction, Bofour, New Daaman and Bobin.  

(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Minister confronts illicit timber operators
Friday, August 27 2010

A hard line and more assertive measure according to the Ashanti Regional Minister is vital in a bid to check the growing and budding obliteration of the country’s forests through illegal felling of timber.

(SEKYERE HEMAN) SHAMA:
Envoys visit site of Pra River Rock formation
Friday, August 27 2010

Dasebre Kwadu Kyerefo Ampanim Amuah III, Omanhene of Sekyere Traditional Area, on Thursday called on the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB) to develop the site of the Pra River rock formation into an attractive eco-tourism destination.

(KUMASI) KMA:
Private schools to benefit from GETFund
Friday, August 27 2010

The Minister of Education, Mr Alex Tetteh-Enyo, has assured private basic and second cycle schools of the government’s support through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund).

(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Constitutional Review moves to Koforidua
Saturday, August 28 2010

The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) would be in Koforidua on September two and three to hear the submissions of residents towards the review of the 1992 Constitution.

(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Paramount Chief commends government
Saturday, August 28 2010

The Paramount Chief of Gomoa Akyempim Traditional Area, Obrifo Ahunako Ahor Ankobea II, has commended President John Atta Mills for abolishing the Member of Parliament’s Common Fund and replaced it with Constituency Development Fund.

NATIONAL :
GES releases 2010 school placement for SHS
Saturday, August 28 2010

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the 2010 Computerized School Selection and Placement (CSSP) for Senior High Schools (SHS).

SUNYANI :
HIV/AIDS on the rise in Brong-Ahafo Region
Saturday, August 28 2010

HIV/AIDS is on the increase in  the Brong-Ahafo Region as “Sentinel Reports” indicates an increment from 2.6 per cent in 2008 to 2.9 per cent in 2009, the Regional Minister, Hon.Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo, has said.

(BUI) TAIN :
Gov’t urged to adhere to recommendation on Bui project
Saturday, August 28 2010

The Volta Basin Development Foundation (VBDF) has appealed to government to use the recommendations made by the World Commission on Dams (WCD) to guide the construction of the Bui dam and such developments in future.

NATIONAL :
Expectations of oil a threat to national security - Dr Aning
Saturday, August 28 2010

Dr Kwesi Aning, a Security Expert, has expressed dissatisfaction over false optimism some politicians have whipped up in the public over expected revenue in the oil and gas industry, describing the situation as unfortunate.

KARAGA :
Shooting spree over nomination of DCE
Saturday, August 28 2010

Irate NDC youth perceived to be loyalists of the former Karaga District Chief Executive, Mr. Abdulai Sandow, on Friday August 27 went on a shooting spree over the alleged nomination of the party Constituency Secretary, Hussein Issah Sulemana to succeed him.

NATIONAL : President Mills nominates new DCE’s
Saturday, August 28 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has nominated three persons for appointment as District Chief Executives in Yendi Municipal, Karaga and Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo Districts.

ACCRA :
Improve forest management- Expert
Sunday, August 29 2010

Mr Joseph William Osei, Forest Economist, has called for improvement in forest management by integrating environmental protection, social responsibilities and economic efficiency to address climate change.

(NIMA) AMA :
Residents undergo health screening
Sunday, August 29 2010

The Iranian Red Crescent in conjunction with the Ghana Red Cross has organized a free medical outreach for the people of Nima in Accra.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Private schools to benefit from GETFund
Sunday, August 29 2010

Mr Alex Tetteh-Enyo, Education Minister, has assured private,
basic and second cycle schools of government’s support through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) interventions.

ATIWA :
NDC hopeful of victory
Sunday, August 29 2010

Mr Attah Twum, National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Candidate for next Tuesday’s by-election in the Atiwa constituency, said he was hopeful of capturing the seat from the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Policy on use of local materials in construction soon
Sunday, August 29 2010

A two-day workshop on development of an action plan for the utilization of local materials in the construction industry has opened in Koforidua.

WA :
Islamic Hospital appeals for nursing school
Sunday, August 29 2010

The Management of the Wa Islamic Hospital has appealed to government to help the hospital to acquire a license to establish a Nursing Training School to help train more nurses.

(TSOPOLI) DANGME EAST :
Suspected victims of child trafficking intercepted
Sunday, August 29 2010

Police personnel at Tsopoli Barrier in the Dangbe East District, on Friday intercepted an 11-passenger Elubo-bound benz bus carrying three children suspected to be victims being trafficked  from Togo to Elubo in the Western Region.

(KUMASI) KMA :
No census for Ghanaians abroad
Sunday, August 29 2010

Ghanaians living abroad will not be counted in the impending Population and Housing Census scheduled for September, Dr Grace Bediako, Government Statistician, has said.

(WECHIAU) WA WEST :
Aspiring assembly members urged to be tolerant
Sunday, August 29 2010

Mr Seidu Tungbani, Wa West District Chief Executive (DCE), has appealed to aspiring Assembly members to be decent and tolerant in their campaigns towards this year’s District Assembly elections slated for October, 2010.

ACCRA :
Journalists urged to focus on social issues
Sunday, August 29 2010

Archbishop Dr George Slezer Ofori-Atta, Presiding Archbishop of the International Council for Clergy (ICC), at the weekend asked journalists to focus on social issues and shun the use of politics to shape the national agenda.

ACCRA :
Military urged to do with available resources
Monday, August 30 2010

Vice President John Mahama has reiterated Government’s resolve to address problems besetting the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and called on the military, however, to make do with resources available to them in view of the competing demands from other sectors of the economy.

(AKIM OSINO) FANTEAKWA :
Free insecticide for cocoa farmers
Monday, August 30 2010

Cocoa farmers in various communities at Mumuadu in the Fanteakwa District, are to receive free insecticide to spray their farms to boost production.

ATIWA :
Former MP laid to rest
Monday, August 30 2010

The mortal remains of the late Mr Kwasi Annoh Ankamah, former Member of Parliament (MP) for Atiwa, was laid to rest at the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Abomosu on Saturday.

BOLGATANGA :
Chief calls for water transport for the North
Monday, August 30 2010

The Paramount Chief of the Bolgatanga Traditional Area, Naba Martin Adongo Abilba III has called on government to consider a pragmatic programme designed to factor in an effective water transport system to northern Ghana, under the Savannah Accelerated Development Programme.

NATIONAL :
President Mills travels abroad.
Monday, August 30 2010

President John Evans Atta Mills has left  Accra on Saturday, August 28, for a three-day official visit to Switzerland.

AMA :
Fire outbreak caused power outage
Monday, August 30 2010

The management of Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has reported that the interruption of electricity supply to parts of the Accra Metropolis on the night of Thursday, August 26, between 20.20 hours and 22:00 hours, was as a result of a fire outbreak on the capacitor banks at the Achimota Substation and the subsequent automatic tripping of a transformer.

WA :
Wages commission to resolve CLOSAG impasse
Monday, August 30 2010

Mr George Smith-Graham Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), has assured workers that the Commission and its stakeholders would resolve all issues and concerns of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOSAG) before moving them onto the Single Spine.

AMA :
Police retrieve 300 mobile phones
Monday, August 30 2010

Personnel from the Vetting and Crime Analysis (VCA) Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has organized a swoop on secondhand  phone dealers and recovered 369 used mobile phones suspected to have been stolen from robbery victims.

ASHAIMAN :
Assembly opens marriage registry
Monday, August 30 2010

To raise revenue for the development of the municipality , the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has officially opened a marriage  registration office within the assembly’s premises.

BOLGATANGA :
Woyongo appeals to health personnel
Monday, August 30 2010

The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Mark Woyongo has expressed frustration at the refusal of health personnel to the region resulting in acute shortages being recorded in most of the facilities.

KARAGA :
NDC Youth threatens mayhem
Monday, August 30 2010

Some irate youth of the ruling National Democratic Congress in Karaga who have clashed over the nomination of a DCE, have warned the police to stay off their case, since any attempt to arrest them, will be fiercely resisted.

(KUMASI) KMA :
Gov’t urged to reject same sex marriage
Monday, August 30 2010

Reverend Dr Stephen Kwabena Asante, President of the Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC), has expressed the Church’s strong opposition to same sex marriages and urged government to act boldly to stop this from happening in the country.

(WHUTI) AKATSI :
Rotary Club to provide KVIP
Monday, August 30 2010

The Rotary Club of Accra South is to build a 10-seater Kumasi Ventilated Improved Pit Latrine (KVIP) worth 8,000 dollars for the chiefs and people of Whuti Traditional Area in the Volta Region.

(KPETOE) ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
“Free” Kente for tourists at Agbamevorza
Monday, August 30 2010

Tourists at this year’s Kente Festival (Agbamevorza) of the chiefs and people of Agotime Traditional Area would be given various kinds of quality kente at very moderate prices that could be said to be “free”.

KRACHI EAST:
2 pastors drown in exercise of faith
Monday, August 30 2010

Two senior pastors of the Church of Pentecost drowned in the Kparekpare stream in the Krachi East District of the Volta Region on Saturday afternoon when they put their faith to test.

ATIWA:
All set for the battle of the Attas
Monday, August 30 2010

The die is now cast for the Atiwa by-election to take-off on Tuesday as major stakeholders; the Electoral Commission and the Police have both expressed their readiness to play their respective roles to perfection.

ELLEMBELE:
Ellembelle spends GH¢8,000 on 150 pupil teachers
Monday, August 30 2010

A total number of 150 pupil teachers pursuing a four-year intensive programme under the Untrained Teachers Diploma in Basic Education
(UTDBE) in the Ellembelle District, have received assistance from the Assembly.

ATWIMA MPONUA:
Three jailed over fraudulent land sale
Monday, August 30 2010

A Kumasi Circuit Court has jailed three people, who fraudulently sold building plots to some unsuspecting individuals.

(WECHIAU) WA WEST:
Assembly to invest in visible projects
Monday, August 30 2010

The Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Kale Cezar, has advised District Assemblies to invest their Internally Generated Funds (IGF) on visible projects as a motivator for people to honour their tax obligations.

LAMBUSSIE KARNI:
DCE tightens security
Monday, August 30 2010

The Lambussie/Karni District Chief Executive, Mr Clement Benin has
urged assembly members to place premium on the nurturing and safeguarding of the security of their people.

(ADWESO) NEW JUABEN:
Adweso seeks government support
Monday, August 30 2010

The Manager of ‘Ermdors Restaurant’ at Adweso Mile-50 in the New
Juaben Municipality, on Monday appealed to the government to encourage investors to invest in the Health and Transport sectors in the area and the entire country.

AKATSI:
Afriyie Ankrah responds to gov’t critics
Monday, August 30 2010

The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, has discredited claims of underperformance on the part of the government by a section of the public describing such assertions and contentions as mere propaganda.

NATIONAL:
We shall not neglect traditional crops - Veep
Monday, August 30 2010

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Monday gave assurance that government will continue to support traditional sources of income even with the discovery of oil and gas.

(ADANKRANJA) BEKWAI:
Assembly member appeals for School Feeding Programme
Monday, August 30 2010

The Assemblywoman for Adankranja electoral area in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Region, Miss Veronica Amoatemaah, has appealed to the government to extend the school feeding programme to three primary schools in the area.

ACCRA:
First Lady worried over low cancer awareness
Monday, August 30 2010

The First Lady, Ernestina Naadu Mills, has expressed concern about the little or no attention at all given to cancer as a disease compared to malaria, HIV and AIDS, and other communicable diseases.

ATIWA :
Voting begins at Atiwa
Tuesday, August 31 2010

 

Voting has began in the Atiwa constituency by-election in search of a new Member Parliament after the demise of the Late Mr. Kwasi Annoh Ankamah, New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for the area. 

 

NATIONAL :
New Judge for Ya Na’s case
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Judicial Council has appointed a new Judge to preside over the Ya Na Yakubu Andani’s murder trial.

ACCRA :
Close down Lamptey Mills School - GNECC
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Members of Ghana Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) have recommended to the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ghana Education Service(GES) to close down Great Lamptey-Mills Schools following the alleged unprofessional conduct of the proprietor, Mr Enoch Lamptey-Mills.

NATIONAL :
Over 1000 workers laid off
Tuesday, August 31 2010

More than one thousand workers of the Metro Mass Transit have been dismissed from the company. They were sacked for indulging in malpractices including pilfering and diversion of resources which affected the company for the past two years.

CAPE COAST :
Vodafone supports Fetu Afahye.
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The forthcoming "Fetu Afahye" festival of the people  of Cape Coast in the Central Region has been supported by Vodafone Ghana, the nation’s telecommunications solutions provider.

NATIONAL :
Make use of MMDAs.
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Ghanaians have been urged to put the Complaints Units of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in their areas to use, to help deepen the decentralization concept.

TAMALE :
Gov’t committed to cordial press relationship- Deputy Minister
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Mr. James Agyenim-Boateng, Deputy Minister of Information has reaffirmed governments’ commitment to maintain a cordial and healthy relationship with the press to deepen the country’s nascent democracy.   

CAPE COAST :
Regional minister expresses concern
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Central Regional Minister, Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe has said the nation is on a brink of “manpower crisis” because university teaching was no longer a cherished job.

TANO SOUTH :
Deputy Minister educates public
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Deputy Minister of Information, Honorable James Agyenim Boateng has paid a familiarization visit to the Tano South District and educated the public on government policies and programmes and also acquainted himself with problems affecting the District.

(ACCRA) AMA :
Gov’t intervenes in O’Reilly land case
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Armah Ashittey, has assured that government would re-negotiate with the landowners of O’Reilly Senior High School for at least three years extension.

ATIWA :
Teachers advised.
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Ms Maris Stella Djentuh, Atiwa District Director of Education, has urged teachers in the area to ensure that they observe library periods on their time tables and strictly supervise the children to read.

BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
Driver’s mate remanded for theft
Tuesday, August 31 2010

A 20 year-old driver’s mate accused of cell phone theft, has been remanded into prison custody by the Bibiani Circuit Court.

AMA :
Muslims fight "Sakawa"
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Senate Club, an Abeka-based Muslim non-governmental organization, has inaugurated a committee to educate Muslim youth against cybercrime (commonly known as “Sakawa”) and other negative tendencies.

BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/ BEKWAI :
Miner remanded for rape
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Bibiani Circuit Court has remanded a 29-year old small-scale miner standing trial for alleged rape into prison custody.

TARKWA NSUAEM :
Guilds supports less fortunate
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Christians have been called upon to make the needs of the needy a priority in their worship and daily lives.

BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
22-year old remanded for murder
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Bibiani Circuit Court has remanded a 29-year old small-scale miner standing trial for alleged rape into prison custody.

ACCRA :
Youth Forum Against Violence opens
Tuesday, August 31 2010

A conference dubbed “Regional Youth Forum Against Violence” to discuss how violence impacts lives of children and how it can be stopped opens in Accra.

NATIONAL:
NPP dismisses rumours of Alan’s defection
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Campaign Director for Alan Kyerematen during the New Patriotic Party flag-bearership race for the 2012 presidential elections has denied rumours making the rounds that seek to suggest that followers of the defeated candidate have formed a new party, United Patriotic Front with Mr Kyerematen as their leader.

(KOKROKO) TECHIMAN:
Rising underground water sinks community
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Rising underground water has destroyed 10 houses with 25 others at risk of collapsing posing danger to their inhabitants at Kokroko, a town in the Techiman Municipality.

(KWABENG) ATIWA:
Atiwa electorates express surprise at media hype
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Residents of Atiwa constituency have expressed worry at media hype to create the impression that there is tension in the constituency as a result of the by-election and this could threaten the security of the area.

ACCRA:
TUC not frustrating government’s policies
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Ghana Trades Union Congress Tuesday denied allegations of frustrating the government’s socio-economic development efforts

NATIONAL:
Lawyers must specialize in their profession - AG
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has called for regular refresher courses for lawyers to enable them to understand international contracts and arbitration process.

(GOLI) NADOWLI:
UK based association adopts School in Nadowli
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Maalsun Association, a United Kingdom based group interested in promoting education in northern Ghana, has adopted Goli Roman Catholic Primary School in the Nadowli District to help meet challenges confronting the delivery of quality education in the school.

(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
VRA undertakes routine maintenance
Tuesday, August 31 2010

The Volta River Authority (VRA) will undertake its annual maintenance and modification on the six generating units at the Akosombo Generating Station, from Wednesday, September 1 to December 31.

(KWABENG) ATIWA:
Voting ends in Atiwa amidst gunshots, counting underway
Tuesday, August 31 2010

Police in Atiwa have fired sporadic gunshots to disperse rampaging youth in the Atiwa constituency before voting ended at 5:00pm on Tuesday.

(ABOMOSU) ATIWA:
Mayhem in Atiwa as counting continues
Tuesday, August 31 2010

At least seven people are reported injured at Abomosu in the Eastern Regional constituency of Atiwa.