POLITICS:
Prez Mahama charges govt communicators to use civil language
Wednesday, August 01 2012

President John Mahama has cautioned government communicators to be civil in their language in responding to public criticisms of their performance since coming into power.

ECONOMICS:
Dr. Kofi Wampah to act as Governor of BOG
Wednesday, August 01 2012

 The First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Kofi Wampah is to act as Governor, until a substantive one is appointed.

 

N JUABEN:
Koforidua mourns late President Mills
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The whole of the Koforidua Township on Tuesday observed the one week celebration of the death of late President John Evans Atta Mills.

YILO:
Assembly hopes to exceed revenue target
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Yilo Krobo Municipal assembly hopes to exceed its revenue target and expenditure for the year as indications as at June pointed to that possibility, Municipal Chief Executive, Andrews Sodah has stated.

SISSALA E:
Sakallow-Sentie road project to take-off soon
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Sissala East District Assembly as part of agreement in respect for the construction of the Sakallow-Sentie road project has directed that a minimum of 30 residents from the district should be engaged by the contractor as labourers.

BONGO:
Soe gets Police post
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Bongo District Assembly has committed resources from the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) in the building of a standard Police post at Soe a suburb of Bongo in the Upper East region.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama assures parliament of co-operation
Wednesday, August 01 2012

Prez John Dramani Mahama has emphasized his commitment to work effectively with parliament to advance the democratic growth of Ghana.

DANGME E:
Anyakpor-Adedekye Korpe to get potable water
Wednesday, August 01 2012

Residents living in the Anyakpor-Adedekye Korpe Electoral Area in the Dangme East District can now breathe a sigh of relief as plans are far advance to provide them with potable water.

N JUABEN:
ER to enjoy reliable power supply
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The people of the Eastern Region have been assured of improved and reliable power supply soon when major projects in the energy sector that are currently ongoing are completed.

SOCIAL:
GNFS consoles family Of Late Prez Mills
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Management of Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) on Tuesday extended its condolence to the people of Ghana, President John Dramani Mahama, Mrs Naadu Mills and the bereaved family on the death of President John Atta Mills.

SOCIAL:
GMA eulogizes late President Mills
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Sunday urged Ghanaians to emulate the “sterling character traits” of Late President John Evans Atta Mills.

SUNYANI:
B/A RCC opens Book Of Condolence for Prez Mills
Wednesday, August 01 2012

Various bodies and organisations in the Brong-Ahafo Region yesterday signed a book of condolence at the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) in Sunyani in memory of the late President Professor John Evans Atta Mills.

KMA:
LGS schools stakeholders
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Local Government Service Secretariat has organized a sensitization workshop for stakeholders for the various Regional Technical Officers from the Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Brong-Ahafo and Ashanti Regions in Kumasi.

SEKYERE C:
Assemblyman calls for exploration of more tourist sites
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Assemblyman for Kwamang North Electoral Area, Mr. Emmanuel K. Amoako is calling on the government to help explore and improve the tourism potentials in the area which according to him could generate enough revenue for the District.

TMA:
Residents mark one week celebration of Prez Mills’ death
Wednesday, August 01 2012

Residents of the industrial city in Tema yesterday observed the one week celebration of the demise of President John Atta Mills in grief as many, even at work places, were seen in mourning apparels. 

GA E:
Teachers should counsel pupils-Assemblyman
Wednesday, August 01 2012

The Assemblyman for Haatso electoral area in the Ga East municipality, Mr. Edward Ayitey Aryee has underscored the need for teachers to embark on regular counseling of pupils to complement efforts discharged in the lessons process.

POLITICS:
Amissah-Arthur to be vetted in public
Thursday, August 02 2012

Mr Kwesi B. Amissah-Arthur, Governor of the Bank of Ghana and President John Dramani Mahama’s Vice Presidential nominee would be vetted in public by the Appointments Committee on Monday, August 6.

NSAWAM:
“Justice for all programe” has been beneficial – Graham
Thursday, August 02 2012

Mr Kojo Graham, Executive Director of Centre for Human Rights and Civil Liberties (CHURCIL), has observed that the “Justice for all Programme,” has been useful in enhancing justice delivery in the country.

AMA:
Salvation Army supports school projects at Chantan
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Netherlands Salvation Army has supported the construction of a three-classroom block and an office for the Salvation Army Kindergarten and Primary school at Chantan, a suburb of Accra.

SOCIAL:
IPYC expresses condolence to Mrs Naadu Mills
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Inter Party Youth Committee (IPYC) has expressed its condolence to Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills, family of late President John Evans Atta Mills and the people of Ghana.

YILO:
Assembly to receive 5,600 desks from GES
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly is expecting about five thousand six hundred, (5,600) dual and mono desks from the Ministry of Education (MOE) for distribution to basic schools in the municipality.

EDUCATION:
Sound education is ideal for national dev’t-Madam Owusu
Thursday, August 02 2012

Madam Doris Owusu, Accra Metropolitan Guidance and Counseling Officer of Ghana Education Service, said sound christian education helped children to mature and well developed citizens to contribute positively in national development.

 

GA E:
Papao new school block in progress
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Ga East Municipal Assembly has taken steps to mitigate the problem of over crowding in a basic school located at Papao, a suburb at the Haatso electoral area within the Ga East municipality.

KRACHI E:
More feeder roads receive attention
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Krachi East District Assembly has recently awarded a number of roads on contract to help improve transportation of goods and services in the district.

BONGO:
Residents to benefit from CIC/post office
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Bongo District Assembly with support from Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC) is constructing a Community Information Centre(CIC) and a post office facility at Bongo-Gowrie.

SEKYERE E:
Electricity project at Effiduase North nears completion
Thursday, August 02 2012

An electricity extension project is nearing completion in the Effiduase North Electoral Area in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region.

POLITICS:
Chief of Staff still at Post - Statement
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, Mr John Henry Martey Newman has not resigned and is still at post, according to a statement issued in Accra on Thursday by the Minister of Information, Mr Fritz Baffour.

 

BIBIANI:
99 apprentices supported under REP
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Assembly in the Western Region in collaboration with the Rural Enterprises Project (REP) have provided ninety-nine (99) newly trained apprentices with startup kits to enable them set up their own businesses.

AHANTA W:
Aboadi School soon to get new classroom block
Thursday, August 02 2012

Work is steadily progressing on a 6-unit classroom block for pupils at the Aboadi Primary School in the Ahanta West District of the Western Region.

SOCIAL:
W/R RCC officially informs House Of Chiefs of demise of Prez Mills
Thursday, August 02 2012

Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister yesterday led a delegation from the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) to officially inform the Western Regional House of Chiefs on the death of the President, John Evans Atta.

SOCIAL:
Bible Society postpones 2012 AGM to mourn Mills
Thursday, August 02 2012

The Bible Society of Ghana has postponed its 2012 Annual General Meeting to Thursday, 30th August, 2012 at 1:00pm.

SOCIAL:
Late Prez Mills to be laid to rest near the Castle
Friday, August 03 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has decided that Late President John Evan Atta Mills be laid to rest on Friday August 10th at a specially designated place between the Castle Drive and the Marine Drive in Accra.

SOCIAL:
ET Mensah leads delegation to console Naadu Mills
Friday, August 03 2012

Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Wednesday led a delegation to the residence of the late President John Evans Atta Mills to console the bereaved family.

TALENSI:
500 acres forest reserve created under FMNR
Friday, August 03 2012

About five hundred acres of forest reserve have been created in the Talensi-Nabdam District of the Upper East Region within two and a half years under the Farmer Managed and Natural Regeneration (FMNR) programme.

MFANTSEMAN:
New Presiding Member for Ekumfi District
Friday, August 03 2012

Mr. Daniel Hammond has been elected as the first ever Presiding Member for the newly created Ekumfi district in the Central Region

NANUMBA S:
LESDEP to support 175 youth
Friday, August 03 2012

About 175 youth in the Nanumba South District in the Upper East Region are to received startup kits from the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) to enable them establish their own businesses.

SOCIAL:
UG to organise Memorial Service for late Prez Mills
Friday, August 03 2012

The University of Ghana will organise a Memorial Service at the Great Hall in celebration of the life of our late President, His Excellency Professor John Evans Atta Mills.

KINTAMPO N:
Gulumpe residents to get new health facility
Friday, August 03 2012

The Kintampo North Municipal Assembly is assiduously making efforts to reach the health needs of residents in Gulumpe and its surrounding communities.

KWABRE E:
Assembly mourns former Prez Mills
Friday, August 03 2012

Hundreds of people from all walks of life in the Kwabre East District on Tuesday 31st July, 2012 thronged the District Assembly’s forecourt to join in a somber service for the late President John Evans Atta Mills.

SEKYERE E:
2-unit KG block for Islamic school nears completion
Friday, August 03 2012

A new kindergarten (KG) block for the Institute of Islamic Studies is nearing completion in the Effiduase North Electoral Area in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t asked to revamp local textile companies
Friday, August 03 2012

A former Director of the Eastern Region Centre for National Culture, Mr J.K Ankamah, has observed that low patronage of locally manufactured textiles had contributed to the collapse of the industry.

SOCIAL:
Min of Foreign Affairs briefs Diplomatic Corps On funeral arrangements
Friday, August 03 2012

Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration yesterday urged members of the Diplomatic Corps to participate in the activities lined up for the State burial of the late President John Evans Atta-Mills.

TAMALE:
Farmers urged to adopt practices to withstand climate change
Friday, August 03 2012

Farmers have been advised to adopt various farming practices to enable them live above the devastating effects of climate change.

SOCIAL:
Mills’ burial date August 10 declared public holiday
Friday, August 03 2012

Citifmonline.com can confirm that Friday, August 10 has been declared a public holiday.

B ASIKUMA:
Assembly yearns to improve education
Friday, August 03 2012

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa (AOB) District Assembly in the Central Region has financed the construction of 4 separate kindergarten classroom blocks in some selected schools to enhance teaching and learning.

SAWLA:
Gushiegu-Karaga road project underway
Saturday, August 04 2012

Contractors are busily discharging works on the Gushiegu-Karaga highway to enhance transportation for many that usually travels frequently on the road.

SISSALA E:
Youth in Road Maintenance programme recruits 25 individuals
Saturday, August 04 2012

The Youth in Road Maintenance module under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) has advanced a 24 months period of contract to some individuals in the Sissala East district to support the implementation of the new project in the district.

TALENSI N:
Assembly procures furniture for 4 basic schools
Saturday, August 04 2012

At least four basic schools in certain communities under the Talensi Nabdam district in the Upper East region have been considered by the Assembly to soon get additional school furniture to boost teaching and learning.

SOCIAL:
chief Imam directs mosques on special prayers for Mills
Saturday, August 04 2012

The National Chief Imam, Shiekh Osumanu Nuhu Sharubutu, has directed all mosques across the country, to offer special prayers for the late President John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills on Friday August 10, 2012.

SOCIAL:
VEEP nominee to be vetted and approved on Monday-Minority Leader
Saturday, August 04 2012

The Appointment Committee of Parliament has hinted that the Vice Presidential nominee, Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur is likely to be approved on Monday 6th August by parliament.

SOCIAL:
Parliament approves GHS50 million loan for MP offices
Saturday, August 04 2012

Parliament has approved a loan agreement between SINO Africa Development Company Ltd and Fidelity Bank Ltd with Government of Ghana(GOG) as the guarantor for an amount of GHS 50 million for the construction and furnishing constituency offices for MPs.

BONGO:
Assembly completes rehabilitation of library facility
Saturday, August 04 2012

The Bongo District Assembly in line with its commitment to ensure the promotion of quality education in the district has moved to rehabilitate Bongo library.

ELLEMBELE:
Minister presents oil and gas van to KIMTECH
Sunday, August 05 2012

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Buah, Deputy Minister for Energy, has presented an oil and gas pick-up van for capacity building to the Kikam Technical Institute (KIMTECH) in the Ellembelle District to facilitate activities of the Institute.

STMA:
Assembly gets grant to undertake projects
Sunday, August 05 2012

The Sekondi/TakoradiMetropolitan Assembly (STMA) has received over US$1m from the Urban Development Grant (UDG) to enable the assembly to undertake projects within the metropolis. 

SOCIAL:
Govt secures funds for Wa Regional Hospital
Sunday, August 05 2012

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday announced that government had approved funding from the Barclays Bank to finance the construction of the Wa Regional Hospital.

TAKORADI:
Pipelines for National Gas Project arrives
Monday, August 06 2012

The Ghana Gas Company has taken delivery of about 3,271 pipelines from China for the National Gas Project at the Takoradi Port.

ABURA:
AYA assists Yamoransa with library, ICT centre
Monday, August 06 2012

The construction of a library and an Information Communication Technology (ICT) centre worth about GH¢600,000.00 are underway at Yamoransa in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District of the Central Region.

POLITICS:
Amissah-Arthur faces parliament today
Monday, August 06 2012

Vice President Nominee Mr. Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur would today Monday 6, 2012 face the parliamentary vetting committee for approval to his new position as the number two gentleman of the land.

 

 

YILO:
New waterfall discovered
Monday, August 06 2012

As Metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies continue to discover their potentials to enhance them for economic upliftment of their areas, the Yilo Krobo Municipality is fortunate to have discovered a new tourist site.

KUMASI:
Old students of Kumasi SHS support clinic project
Monday, August 06 2012

The United States branch of the Kumasi Senior High School (SHS) Old Students Association has donated cash of 3,700 US Dollars to support a clinic project being undertaken at the school premises in Kumasi.  

POLITICS:
Mahama and Amissah-Arthur would rise to the occasion - Tsikata
Monday, August 06 2012

The former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Tsatsu Tsikata has endorsed the nomination of Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur as Vice President describing it as a right choice.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama asked to ensure discipline
Monday, August 06 2012

Prophet Nakoa Nazareth Ansah Jamson, Founder and Leader of Israel King of Jesus Church at Dome, in Accra, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to continue to instill discipline in his administration  to ensure peace in the country.

SOCIAL:
Better Gh Forum congratulates Veep nominee
Monday, August 06 2012

The Better Ghana Forum has congratulated the Vice President Nominee, Mr. Amissah Arthur for his appointment into the high office of Government to serve the good people of Ghana for the remaining uexpired term of the NDC government.

ECONOMICS:
Embrace technology to reduce cost - Hariri
Monday, August 06 2012

Small and medium scale enterprises must deploy technology to improve the efficiency of their operations to be able to reduce cost and compete effectively in the global market.

GOMOA W:
Assembly lifts ban on celebration of church festival
Monday, August 06 2012

The Musama Disco Christo Church , has commended Gomoa West District Assembly for lifting the ban on the celebration of the Peace Festival of the church.

 

POLITICS:
Vetting of Vice Prez nominee underway
Monday, August 06 2012

Vetting of the Vice President nominee, Mr. Amissah-Arthur is currently underway in parliament.

POLITICS:
Amissah-Arthur denied being gay
Monday, August 06 2012

Mr. Amissah-Arthur, Vice President Nominee hopes to get the nod from the vetting committee of parliament after successfully concluding the vetting process with parliament.

 

SEKYERE S:
Electricity extension project on course
Monday, August 06 2012

The electricity extension project in the  Domenase West Electoral Area in the Sekyere South District in the Ashanti Region is gradually progressing.

SEFWI WIASO:
2-storey classroom block nears completion
Monday, August 06 2012

Government’s policy to beef-up infrastructure in public sector institutions has so far been a success following the construction of educational facilities to meet their increasing demands after the four-year educational policy.

K NANKANA E:
DCE assures of boost in school structures
Monday, August 06 2012

The District Chief Executive for the Kassena Nankana East District Assembly, Emmanuel Andema has assured that the Assembly is gradually taking steps to address the educational challenges confronting some of the areas under the district.

JOMORO:
128 physically challenged supported
Monday, August 06 2012

A hundred and twenty eight (128) physically challenged persons in Jomoro have received support from the Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region.

SAWLA:
Assembly expands small town water system project
Monday, August 06 2012

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly is embarking on some extension works on the Small Town Water System being rolled out in the district.

POLITICS:
Amisah Arthur sworn-in as Vice President of Ghana
Monday, August 06 2012

His Excellency Kwesi Amissah Arthur has been sworn in as the Vice President of Ghana.

AMA:
Two edifice named after Prez Mills
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly has named two edifice including the new Millennium City School  at the Salvation Army Cluster of Schools and the Accra High street after President J.E.A Mills.

 

HEALTH:
Physicians urged to exhibit compassion and kindness
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Physicians have been called to exhibit their attributes of compassionate and kindness to restore dignity to the profession and set new tone of respect that will attract other tempestuous ones into the profession.

POLITICS:
NPP to tackle corruption through principled leadership
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Monday indicated that the next government under Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s leadership would tackle corruption through a principled leadership that would focus on protecting the public purse.    

SOCIAL:
Preparation underway for Prez Mills’ burial
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Preparations for the final funeral rites of the late President John Evans Atta Mills are seriously ongoing at the various centres designated to host one function or the other.

ELLEMBELE:
Ghana Gas Company rehabilitates two bridges
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The Ghana Gas Company Limited has rehabilitated two bailey bridges in the Ellembele District at a total cost of about GHs570,000, Dr. George Adjah Spia Yankey, Chief Executive Officer of the company, said on Monday.

SISSALA E:
207 laptops delivered to schools
Tuesday, August 07 2012

All the 207 laptop computers procured this year by the Sissala East District Assembly to improve the skills of pupils in Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) training in basic schools under the district has duly been delivered across board.

TALENSI N:
Kongo SHS gets additional boarding facility
Tuesday, August 07 2012

In the bid to give education a facelift in the area, the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly has this year managed to build Kongo Senior High School a boy’s dormitory block facility.

BOSOME FREHO:
8 towns connected to national power grid
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Eight towns in the Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region have been made lively especially during evening hours as they have connected to the National power grid for them to also enjoy electricity from that part of the country.

EJISU-JUABEN:
MCE commissions new police station
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The Chief Executive for the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has commissioned a new police station for Achinakrom, a town in the municipality.

KETA:
Ministry hands over multipurpose court to Anlo SHS
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Minister for Youth and Sports, Clement Kofi Humado has officially handed over a multipurpose court to the Anlo Senior High School to enhance the development of sporting talents in the school.

SOCIAL:
UN tribute to The late President Mills (FULL TEXT)
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The General Assembly of the United Nations paid a glowing tribute to the memory of the late President Johns Evans Atta Mills on July 27, 2012, in New York.

GOMOA E:
New CHPS compound for Gomoa Fetteh
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Residents in the Gomoa Fetteh Electoral Area in the Gomoa East District have benefited from a new Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds to improve health delivery in the  area.

ABURA:
Mahama-Arthur administration capable of achieving economic fortunes-DCE
Tuesday, August 07 2012

The Chief Executive for Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly, William Ata-Mends has commended the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Kwesi Amissah Arthur for yesterday’s splendid performance on his vetting by Parliament’s Appointment Committee. 

SOCIAL:
Committee briefs media on Prez Mills’s funeral arrangement
Tuesday, August 07 2012

President Mills’s funeral committee has today briefed the media on arrangement for the final funeral rites of the late president mills who passed away on July 24, this year.

SOCIAL:
GHS30 million budget for Mills funeral is false - Commitee
Tuesday, August 07 2012

Mr. Kofi Totobi Quakyi, the chairman of the Funeral Committee responsible for the burial of the late President Evans Atta Mills has denied rumors making the rounds that a whopping 30 million Ghana cedis has been budgeted for the burial of the ex- President.

POLITICS:
15 Heads of State, dignitaries to attend Mills’ Funeral
Wednesday, August 08 2012

Fifteen Heads of State and Government have confirmed their participation in the funeral of President John Evans Atta Mills.

POLITICS:
Kofi Annan pledges support to Mahama
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has assured President Mahama of his personal support as he and the entire country mourns late President Mills.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mills’ eternal journey starts today
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The late President J.E.A Mills will begin his final journey to eternity today Wednesday 8 July, 2012 as the country starts his final funeral rites. 

DAY 1:
Late Prez. Mills’ Funeral ceremony updates:
Wednesday, August 08 2012

At the  moment the mixed crowd including political leaders and other dignitaries, as well as the media are anxiously awaiting outside the main hall of the State house for the mortal remains of Late Prez Mills to be unveiled to begin the filing past section.  

SOCIAL:
Mills’ funeral underway
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The mortal remain of the late President John Atta Mills has arrived at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.

SOCIAL:
AYGC/YBF mourns Prez Mills
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The African Youth and Governance as well as the Youth Bridge Foundation which creates a platform for youth all over Africa to discuss development issues confronting Africa and the way forward  has also paid their tribute to the late President Mills.

SOCIAL:
Zimbabwean Ambassodor mourns Prez Mills
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The Zimbabwean Ambassador to Ghana, Mrs. Pavelyn Tenclai Musaka has paid her glorious tribute to the late President Mills whose death occurred at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra on July, 24.

AMA:
Heavy security presence at Mills’ house
Wednesday, August 08 2012

There has been heavy security presence at the house of ex-President Mills at the Regimanuel Gray Estate, off the Spintex road in Accra following his funeral rites which is scheduled for Wednesday 8 to Friday 10 August.

HO:
Market women mourn Prez Mills
Wednesday, August 08 2012

Traders in Ho Central Market Wednesday commenced a three-day mourning of President John Evans Atta Mills with early morning devotion at the facility.

PICTURES:
President Mahama, Veep, others pay last respect to Mills
Wednesday, August 08 2012

The mortal remains of ex-President Mills has finally been laid in state at the State House in Accra.

DAY 2:
Long queue starts day two of Mills’ funeral
Thursday, August 09 2012

Day two of late president Mills’ funeral has began with long winding queue of sympathizers already at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.

NITE VIGIL:
Cultural display and traditional music mark vigil
Thursday, August 09 2012

The rich cultural heritage of the Ghanaian was resurrected on Wednesday night at vigil of President Mill’s funeral at the forecourt of the Banquet Hall of the State House.

SOCIAL:
The Life Of Professor John Evans Atta Mills
Thursday, August 09 2012

The late President John Evans Atta Mills was born on July 21, 1944 at Tarkwa in the Western Region and launched his academic career at the Achimota Secondary School where he obtained the Advanced Level Certificate in 1963.

DAY 2:
Late Prez. Mills’ Funeral,Dignitaries arriving
Thursday, August 09 2012

All seems to be set for the final funeral rite and burial for the Late President Mills on Friday August 10th, 2012 as scores of International delegations and dignitaries have started pouring in to grace the ceremony.

SOCIAL:
Chronology of late Prez Mills’ funeral
Thursday, August 09 2012

The mortal remains of the late President John Evans Atta Mills was taken from the 37 Military Hospital to his private residence at the Regimanuel Estates on the Spintex Road for traditional rituals at 06:00 hours on Wednesday.

MILLS’ FUNERAL:
Uncontrollable tears at Mills’ funeral
Thursday, August 09 2012

Emotions went high on the second day of late President Mills’ funeral when the public gathered very early in the morning to pay their last respect.

ABURA:
DCE commissions new water project
Thursday, August 09 2012

The District Chief Executive for Abura/ Asebu/ Kwamankese, William Ata-Mends has commissioned a new water storage project at Abura to improve water supply in the area.

SOCIAL:
“Security is relatively calm and commendable” - Police
Thursday, August 09 2012

The Ghana Police Servie has expressed satisfaction over comportment and cooperation between  security personnel and people who have visited the State House to file past the mortal remains of the late President, Professor JEA Mills.

DAY 2:
Filing past today ends 9:00 pm
Thursday, August 09 2012

Ghanadistricts.com can confirm that the duration of filing past of the late President of the Republic of Ghana, Professor John Evans Atta- Mills has been extended from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

PICTURES:
More photos of long queue at the State House
Thursday, August 09 2012

Below are more photos of Ghanaians in a mad rush to view the mortal remains of Late President Mills at the Banquet Hall on during the Second of the funeral ceremony.

DAY 2:
DCE remembers Mills for his ‘confidence’ in youth
Thursday, August 09 2012

For many like Mr. Ameen Salifu, District Chief Executive for the Wa East District Assembly though President John Evans Atta Mills has passed on, his distinct legacies such as the confidence he reposed in the youth will forever leave imprints in the governance system of the country.

FINAL DAY:
Independence Square ready for Mills’ funeral
Friday, August 10 2012

The independence square here in Accra is set to host thousands of Ghanaians and other foreign dignitaries including the US secretary of state Hilary Clinton as the country bids farewell to its President, John Mills.

SOCIAL:
Prez’s burial to be steeped in distinct military tradition
Friday, August 10 2012

The State funeral of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, which has generated mass publicity locally and globally and an unprecedented outpour of the publics’ sympathy, would culminate in a burial ceremony steeped in distinctive military traditions on Friday, August 10.

MILLS’ FUNERAL:
Prez Mills goes home today
Friday, August 10 2012

The three days funeral rites of the late President J.E.A Mills come to a close today Friday July 10, 2012 where he will be finally laid to rest at the Geese Park.

VIGIL:
Night of choral vigil brings hope to Ghanaians
Friday, August 10 2012

Mourners were treated to tunes from local gospel artists and other groups in memory of the late President John Evans Atta Mills during the second night of the choral vigil at the forecourt of the State House.

DAY 3:
Accra turned ghost city as thousands thronged Independence Square
Friday, August 10 2012

The communities within the Ghana capital, Accra have virtually turned into ghost cities as thousands thronged to the Independence Square, the venue for the final funeral rites of the late president John Evans Atta Mills is taking place.

PICTURES:
Photos of Mills’ funeral at indece square
Friday, August 10 2012

It is a day of sorrow as thousands of mourners converge at the independence square to catch a glimpse of the funeral rite of the late President Mills.

MILLS’ FUNERAL:
Burial service underway
Friday, August 10 2012

The presidential casket of the late President JEA Mills has arrived at the independence Square amidst full military honours.

DAY 3:
“Draw strength and inspiration from Mills” - Prez Mahama
Friday, August 10 2012

President John Mahama has today called on Ghanaians to draw inspiration and strength from the legacy of Late President Mills.

GA E:
Assembly marks Mills’ Funeral at Haatso
Friday, August 10 2012

The Ga East Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has also marked the burial service of the late president Mills in a grand style in the Haatso Electoral Area.

MILLS’ FUNERAL:
Mills laid to rest
Friday, August 10 2012

The fully dedicated service life and days on earth of Prof. JEA Mills, Late President of the Republic of Ghana, has ended peacefully today as he had been finally laid to rest at the now christened ‘Asomdwee Park’.

SOCIAL:
Committee expresses gratitude to Ghanaians
Saturday, August 11 2012

The Funeral Planning Committee wishes to express its heart-felt appreciation to Ghanaians for their unprecedented turn out and active participation during the period that our late President, Professor John Evans Atta Mills, was laid in State as well as the funeral and burial rites from 8th – 10th August in Accra.

SOCIAL:
Dignitaries depart after Mills’ funeral ceremony
Saturday, August 11 2012

The Foreign dignitaries who visited the country to join Ghanaians mourn, Late President Mills during the 3 teary days of his funeral ceremony have started departing to their various countries.

SOCIAL:
‘Asomdwee park’ turns tourists facility
Saturday, August 11 2012

Some Ghanaians who attended Prof. Mills’ burial service yesterday idealized the ‘Asomdwee park’, as a tourist site just after he was laid to rest. 

SOCIAL:
Bishop admonished Ghanaians to sustain bond of unity
Saturday, August 11 2012

The Most Reverend Professor K. Asante,Presiding Bishop of Methodist Church,Ghana has asked Ghanaians to avoid negative languages in politics and ensure that they sustained the bond of unity that the death of the late President brought among them.

GA E:
’Learn from life of Mills’ - Assemblyman
Sunday, August 12 2012

 

The Assemblyman for Taifa South Electoral Area in the Ga East Municipality Franklin Frempong-Manson has urged Ghanaians to emulate the life of the late President Mills whose death occurred on July 24, this year.

 

SOCIAL:
Late Prez Mills’grave open to public on Sunday and Monday
Sunday, August 12 2012

The grave of the late President John Evans Atta Mills will be open to the public on Sunday and Monday between 0800 and 1700 hours, the Funeral Planning Committee (FPC) has announced.

GOMOA W:
Ghanaians commended for peaceful funeral for late Prez Mills
Sunday, August 12 2012

The Chief of Gomoa Nkoranza in the Central Region, Nana Abobo Egyir V, has commended President John Dramani Mahama, the Funeral Planning Committee and the entire Ghanaians for organising a grand funeral for late President John Evans Atta Mills.

SOCIAL :
Constitutional Instrument on new constituencies rejected
Tuesday, August 14 2012

Parliament’s subsidiary legislation committee working on the Constitutional Instrument that will finalize the creation of 45 new constituencies has rejected the document. 

SOCIAL:
Mills’ last words: ‘God, I give it all to you.’
Monday, August 13 2012

The late President John Evas Atta Mills, who was laid to rest on Friday at the Asomdwee (Peace) Park, off the Osu Castle Drive in Accra, submitted himself to God, before he drew his last breath on July 24, 2012. 

PARLIAMENT:
Constitutional Instrument on new constituencies rejected
Monday, August 13 2012

Parliament’s subsidiary legislation committee working on the Constitutional Instrument that will finalize the creation of 45 new constituencies has rejected the document. 

SOCIAL:
Veep calls for nation to celebrate life of President Mills
Monday, August 13 2012

Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Sunday called on Ghanaians not to feel sorry about the death of late President John Evans Atta Mills, but rather celebrate his life, which was well-lived.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mills’ sudden death should unite Ghanaians -DCE
Monday, August 13 2012

Mr Martin Luther Obeng, District Chief Executive for Agona East has urged Ghanaians to let the sudden death of President John Evans Atta Mills to unite them to work hard to speed up the socio-economic transformation of the country. 

TALENSI N:
Assembly to rehabilitate school block at Baare
Monday, August 13 2012

The Talensi Nabdam District Assembly has offered to rehabilitate a classroom block for some school children at Baare to improve the facility for enhanced teaching and learning.

SISSALA E:
College of Education/Assembly soon to access internet
Monday, August 13 2012

Realising the enormous benefits of accessibility to internet facility in an organization and the society at large, the Sissala East District Assembly is leaving no stone unturned to secure internet connection for the Assembly block and the Tumu College of Education.

AHANTA W:
3 storey classroom block for St. Marys’ SHS
Monday, August 13 2012

Work is almost complete on a 3-storey classroom block for the St. Mary’s Senior High School(SHS) in the Ahanta West District.

PRESTEA:
New classroom block for Attechem Primary School
Monday, August 13 2012

The Prestea Huni-Valley District Assembly in the Western Region has constructed a 6 unit classroom block at the Attechem Electoral Area to enhance teaching and learning in the area.

BONGO:
District Court house gets facelift
Monday, August 13 2012

With funding from the District Development Facility, Bongo District Assembly has this year managed to rehabilitate a district Court house at Bongo.

MFANTSEMAN:
Sanitary facility nears completion
Monday, August 13 2012

In a bid to improve sanitation in the area, the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region is to benefit from a new 10 seater water closet facility to help improve sanitation in the area.

POLITICS:
Prez Mahama debunks rumours of impending reshuffle
Tuesday, August 14 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has stated that he has not taken any decision to sack or reshuffle any ministers of state.

SOCIAL:
EC to display voters register from September 1-10
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) will begin the display of the biometric voters register from September 1 to 10, this year.

SOCIAL:
Access to Asomdwee Park extended
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The general public will now have the opportunity to visit the tomb of the late president at the Asomdwee Park following the extension of public access the evening of Sunday 19th August, 2012. 

KRACHI E:
10-seater sanitary facility for Kparikpari
Tuesday, August 14 2012

Sanitation in the Kparikpari community in the Krachi East District in the Volta Region will soon improve as the assembly has instituted measures to address the sanitation constraints in the town. 

SOCIAL:
Late President Mills’ family accepts autopsy report
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The late President John Evans Atta Mills’ family, nuclear and extended on Monday said it was satisfied with the autopsy report from those with the expertise and competence to carry out such an exercise and make a judgement.

SOCIAL:
Speaker expresses gratitude to MPs
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The speaker of parliament, Joyce Bamford Addo has expressed her gratitude to members of parliament for their cooperation that ensured the smooth transfer of power to the current president John Dramani Mahama.

DORMAA:
Six communities to benefit from health outreach
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The Health Coordination Unit of the Presbyterian Relief Services and Development, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and the West-Brong Presbytery Health Service are to organise outreach programmes for six communities in Dormaa.

ASOMDWEE PARK:
A must visit tourist site
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The Asomdwee (Peace) Park formerly known as Geese Park has a lovely and serene atmosphere with special features which has the tendency of making it one of the best tourist sites in the country.

SISSALA E:
Government provides 5 towns boreholes
Tuesday, August 14 2012

The Sissala East District Assembly is doubling up efforts to complete the drilling of 5 borehole facilities meant to improve the accessibility of potable water in the district.

ASSIN S:
Electricity upgrade, extension work begins
Tuesday, August 14 2012

About 20 communities in the Assin South District are seriously undergoing electricity upgrading and extension works to boost energy supply in the area.

ENERGY:
Govt to add 300 Mega-Watts to the country’s power grid
Tuesday, August 14 2012

Government is stepping up efforts to add to the country’s power grid, about 300 Mega-Watts by the end of the year.

SOCIAL:
Better Gh agenda was thought of more than 3yrs - NYA
Tuesday, August 14 2012

This was the vision of His Excellency, the Late President, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, for the youth of Ghana.

ASSIN S:
Assembly commissions 10 seater WC
Wednesday, August 15 2012

Residents of Assin Awruso Electoral Area in the Assin South District of the Central Region have been provided with a 10- seater Water closet (WC) toilet facility to improve sanitation in the area.

TALENSI N:
Assembly funds theatre block project
Wednesday, August 15 2012

Efforts are underway to construct a theatre block at the Tongo health centre in the Talensi Nabdam district of the Upper East region.

BONGO:
School block under construction at Asaloko
Wednesday, August 15 2012

The Bongo District Assembly is earnestly making efforts to get rid of sub standard and poor structures across board in all the basic schools in the district.

ASUOGYAMAN:
E/R Minister resumes tour/inspects more projects
Wednesday, August 15 2012

The Eastern Regional Minister Mr. Victor Smith has resumed his tour of the Region with an inspection of a number of projects including rural electrification project at Ankyease, a remote town in the Asuogyaman District.

AMA:
28th Farmers’ Day launched
Wednesday, August 15 2012

This year’s Farmers’ Day has been launched with the theme:”Grow More Food: Strengthening Farmers Based Organisations for market place bargaining power” in Accra yesterday.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama to address nation at 8pm today
Wednesday, August 15 2012

President John Dramani Mahama will address Ghanaians at exactly 20:00 (8pm) today.

TMA:
Kpone District hits ground running with projects
Wednesday, August 15 2012

Kpone-Katamanso District, one of the newly created districts under the Mills Administration in 2012 has taken giant strides to hit the ground running with a number of development projects.

SOCIAL:
Constitution Review Commission dissolved
Wednesday, August 15 2012

The Constitution Review Commission (CRC) was officially dissolved on Tuesday after completing its two year mandate of conducting a consultative review of the operation of the 1992 Constitution.   

ATWIMA:
150 orphans/widows supported
Wednesday, August 15 2012

About a hundred and fifty (150) orphans in the Atwima-Nwabiagya and Atwima-Mponua Districts in the Ashanti Region have been presented with gifts running into thousands of Ghana cedis.

NANUMBA S:
Gov’t urged to support farmers increase production
Wednesday, August 15 2012

Yam Farmers in the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region have called for government’s intervention to help improve Yam production in the area.

SOCIAL:
“Make your voices heard” – Mahama tells youth
Thursday, August 16 2012

President John Mahama has prevailed on the youth of Ghana to make their voices heard for the development of the country.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Frankadua-Afode road nears completion
Thursday, August 16 2012

Construction of a 30-metre steel bridge on the Frankadua-Afode road is progressing steadily and currently about 75% completed.

ECONOMY:
New fifty Cedi note to be launched Tuesday
Thursday, August 16 2012

The Acting Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. H. K. Wampah has disclosed that the new fifty Ghana Cedi note will be launched Tuesday, 21 August.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama soon to present his economic policies
Thursday, August 16 2012

The President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama has indicated that he would present his programmes and policies of the economy in a fortnight.

GA W:
Nii Ankraman town gets transformer
Thursday, August 16 2012

Residents living in the Nii Ankraman Electoral Area in the Ga West Municipality have expressed gratitude to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Assemblyman Mr. Richard Osei for installing a new electricity transformer for them.

ASUOGYAMAN:
New Classroom block commissioned for Osiabura Presby School
Thursday, August 16 2012

A modern 6-unit classroom block with ancillary facilities worth GHs 225,000 has been commissioned for Osiabura Presby Primary school in the Asuogyaman district in Eastern Region.

GA S:
Santa Maria Area needs storm drains
Thursday, August 16 2012

The Assemblyman for Santa Maria Electoral Area in the Ga Central District, one of the newly created districts curved from the Ga South Municipality, William Ottopah is appealing to the government and benevolent organizations to come to their aid to provide them with culverts.

GOMOA W:
Assembly will not support Town/Area Councils which do exceed revenue targets
Thursday, August 16 2012

The Gomoa West District Assembly would not advance money for administration to any Town or Area Councils which do not collect revenue ceded to them.

SOCIAL:
Govt directs MDAs to fly flags at full mast
Thursday, August 16 2012

The Government has directed Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) to revert flying flags at full mast with effect from Wednesday, August 15.  

BUNKPURUGU:
Aspiring MP donates to Muslims
Thursday, August 16 2012

The parliamentary candidate on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Bunkpurugu constituency, Hon. Duut Abdulai Bonchel has distributed over 60 bags of sugar to the Muslim community in the area.

SOCIAL:
Naadu, family thanks all for their support
Thursday, August 16 2012

The widow of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, Dr (Mrs) Ernestina Naadu Mills and the Kle Abodo Family of Prampram, on Thursday expressed their gratitude to President John Dramani Mahama, the Government and Ghanaians for their generous support before and during the funeral and burial rites of the late President.

TARKWA:
Security agencies to flush out illegal miners
Thursday, August 16 2012

The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, has urged illegal miners operating in the Region to end their activities or the security agencies would descend on them and flush them out.

AMA:
3-day training for CSOs opens in Accra
Thursday, August 16 2012

Civil society practitioners from Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) across West Africa are attending a three-day training on Financial Management and Budgetary Control in Accra.  

SOCIAL:
Laying of pipes for Gas Processing Project to begin this month
Friday, August 17 2012

The first phase of the National Gas Processing Project is to start this month, Dr. George Spia-Yankey, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Gas Company Limited, has said.

SOCIAL:
Parliament goes on recess
Friday, August 17 2012

Parliament has adjourned Sina Die for recess after 57 regular and one emergency sitting to allow MPs take rest and prepare for vigorous campaigning as December general elections approaches.

GA W:
Nii Ankraman Assemblyman appeals for boreholes
Friday, August 17 2012

The Assembly for Nii Ankraman Electoral Area, in the Ga West Municipality Mr. Richard Osei is appealing to the government and benevolent organizations to provide them with quality and accessible water facilities to bring comfort them.

JAMAN N:
12-unit storey underway at Goka SHS
Friday, August 17 2012

Construction work is currently ongoing on a 12-unit storey classroom block for the Senior Technical School in the Goka Electoral Area in the Jaman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

ABURA:
New Police Training School to be named after Prez Mills
Friday, August 17 2012

The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly has considered to name a yet to commence a Community Police Training School at Abura Dunkwa after the President John Evan Atta-Mills following his sudden demise.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Salvation Army clinic needs new theatre
Friday, August 17 2012

The acting Paramount Chief of the Anum Traditional Area, Nana Kwesi Anyane V, Adontenhene of the Anum has appealed to government to as a matter of urgency come to their aid to build a theatre for the Salvation Army clinic.

EJISU J:
Atia Area needs development projects
Friday, August 17 2012

Residents in the Atia Electoral Area in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality have expressed their displeasure about the lack of development projects in the area.

TANO S:
NADMO undertakes agric project
Friday, August 17 2012

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in the Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has indeed taken disaster management into another level by delving into the agricultural sector.

SOCIAL:
Monday, August 20 declared public holiday
Friday, August 17 2012

The Ministry of the Interior on Thursday reminded the general public that Sunday, August 19 which marks the celebration of Eid-Ul-Fitr is a statutory public holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.

SOCIAL:
Ministry of Defence commends FPC
Friday, August 17 2012

The Ministry of Defence has commended the Funeral Planning Committee of the Late President John Evans Atta Mills for the professional manner they handled the burial and funeral service of the late President.

SOCIAL:
Chiefs extend goodwill message to Muslims
Saturday, August 18 2012

The National House of Chiefs (NHC) has appealed to Muslims to use the Eid-Ul-Fitr as an earnest opportunity to strengthen their faith in Allah and commitment towards peace.

ASIKUMA:
Fosuansa provided with new teachers’ quarters
Saturday, August 18 2012

The Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District Assembly has constructed a two separate 4-unit teachers’s quarters blocks at Fosuansa to improve their accomodation conditions in the area.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Minister inspects dorm block at Akosombo Int. Sch
Saturday, August 18 2012

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Victor Smith has inspected work on a 3-storey dormitory block for the Akosombo International School in the Asuogyaman district.

BONGO:
Assembly committs to road projects
Saturday, August 18 2012

The Bongo District Assembly is embarking on a spot improvement road project on the Dorigo-Soe road in the bid to enhance access roads for commutters in the area.

SISSALA E:
Wellembelle to benefit from STWS
Saturday, August 18 2012

The Small Town Water System meant to improve the water conditions of rural communities will soon be extended to Wellembelle in the Sissalla East district.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
NDC Parliamentary candidate presents to Muslims
Saturday, August 18 2012

The parliamentary candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Hon Duut Abdulai Bonchel in the Bunkpurugu constituency has distributed over 60 bags of sugar to Muslims.

CAPE C:
Prez Mahama embarks on “thank you” tour
Sunday, August 19 2012

President John Dramani Mahama was on Friday accorded a rousing welcome to the Central Region.

N JUABEN:
Govt urged to partner private sector solve housing deficit
Sunday, August 19 2012

The Koforidua Diocese of the Anglican Church has called on the government to partner the private sector to solve the housing shortage facing the country.

HO:
Assembly fails to elect Presiding Member
Sunday, August 19 2012

The Ho Municipal Assembly hall was on Friday thrown into a state of disorder following the failure of the Assembly members to elect a new Presiding Member (PM).

GA S:
Long lasting treated nets Campaign launched
Monday, August 20 2012

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched a campaign aimed at distributing free treated mosquito nets to households in Greater Accra Region at Amanfro, in Ga South Municipality.

JAMAN N:
Goka JHS gets GETFund project
Monday, August 20 2012

Goka R/C Junior High School in the Goka Electoral Area in the Jaman North District now has a new 6-unit classroom block which they can administer lessons from.

GOMOA W:
Assembly lifts ban on MDCC
Monday, August 20 2012

The Gomoa West District Assembly has lifted the ban on the celebration of the Peace Festival of the Musama Disco Christo Church (MDCC), which starts on August 25 at the headquarters of the church at Mozano.

TMA:
Muslims in Tema celebrate Eid-Ul Fitr
Monday, August 20 2012

Hundreds of Muslims in the Tema Metropolis yesterday, gathered at the Tema Sports Stadium to give thanks to Allah at the end of the Eid-Ul Fitr celebration. 

KMA:
Muslims urged to help promote unity of purpose
Monday, August 20 2012

Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister has appealed to Muslims to help promote the unity of purpose and understanding the country is enjoying, irrespective of political, religious and ethnic differences. 

ASUOGYAMAN:
Victor Smith commissions new school block
Monday, August 20 2012

Mr. Victor Smith, Eastern Regional Minister has commissioned a new school block for the Senchi L/A Junior High School in the Asuogyaman District.

SOCIAL:
Don’t allow yourselves to be used as hoodlums- President
Monday, August 20 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Sunday advised Muslim youth not to allow politicians to use them as political hoodlums to terrorize their opponents in campaigns leading to the December General Election.

GA E:
Don’t allow political Macho-men to induce you to violence - Veep
Monday, August 20 2012

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Sunday stressed the Government’s commitment to peace before, during and after the general election.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana loses millions in multiple salary payments
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The government has lost millions of cedis as a result of multiple payments to 1,800 active employees and pensioners in unearned monthly salaries and pensions from the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) in 2011.

HO:
Prez Mahama visits Volta today
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The Volta Region is ready to host President John Mahama today 21 August 2012 as he toured some areas of the region on his nationwide thank you tour for their support on the passing of the late President J.E.A Mills.

KETA:
Sand winning along shoreline must cease-Kamel
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Mr Henry Ford Kamel Volta Regional Minister has suggested the “absolute enforcement” of byelaws banning sand winning along the country’s shoreline to lessen the effects of high tidal waves.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Help resolve land, boundary disputes-Chief
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Odeneho Nana Kwafo Akoto III, Omanhene of Akwamu has appealed to government to assist the traditional area to find amicable solution to boundary disputes with their neighbours the Krobos and Ewes.

ELLEMBELE:
Assembly denies report on Bomoakpole market project
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The Ellembelle District Assembly, has refuted media reports that a market shed project commissioned for the people of Bomoakpole, was built with funds from the District Assembly’s Common Fund.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
Joseph Naabu, Lawyer emerges NDC parliamentary candidate
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Mr. Joseph Naabu Biipoe has been elected as the parliamentary candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in a peaceful and successful primaries held at the newly created Yunyoo constituency.

ABURA:
Assembly signs MoU to construct 400 houses
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The Abura/ Asebu/ Kwamankese District Assembly has signed an agreement with Eco- Homes Limited, an Abudayabi based Estate Developer to construct about 400 Housing units in the District.

AMA:
1.3km drain works underway at Bubui
Tuesday, August 21 2012

As part of efforts to make life comfortable for residents in the Bubui Electoral Area in the Accra Metropolis, about 1.3kilometre drain works is nearing completion in the area.

NKORANZA S:
MP assures of more development projects
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The Member of Parliament for Nkroranza South Kwame Ampofo Twumasi has promised massive infrastructural development in his constituency should he be voted back into power.

TAMALE:
Misunderstanding of two Muslim sects ends in riot
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Some two Muslim sects in the Tamale metropolis have ended in a fierce clash leaving some residents injured.

SOCIAL:
Asomdwee Park closed
Tuesday, August 21 2012

The Asomdwee Park, the resting place of President Mills has been closed to the general public effective today, Tuesday August 21 for further renovation works to be undertaken at the site.

ASSIN N:
Cocoa farmers ask to use only approved chemical/fertilizers
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Nana Kwesi Ofori, the Central Regional Cocoa Chief Farmer, has appealed to cocoa farmers in the region to stop applying unapproved chemicals and fertilizers on their farms.

GARU:
DCE wins NDC primaries
Tuesday, August 21 2012

Mr David Adakudugu, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Garu-Tempane, at the week won the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries for Tempane Constituency, one of the newly created constituencies in the Upper East Region.

HOHOE:
Curfew in Hohoe renewed from 8pm to 5am
Wednesday, August 22 2012

The Minister of the Interior on the advise of the Volta Regional Security Council and by the Executive Instrument, has renewed the curfew imposed on Hohoe township and its environs with effect from Tuesday 21 August, 2012.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t is committed to address port congestion – Hannah Tetteh
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Ms Hannah Tetteh, Minister for Trade and Industry, has expressed government’s willingness to address the issue of port congestion and facilitate infrastructural development to ensure port efficiency and productivity.

HO:
NDC will continue to deliver - Mahama
Wednesday, August 22 2012

“The NDC government has always delivered on its promises and I am very confident that we shall continue to deliver as long as we remain in power.” That was the assurance given to residents of the Volta Region by President John Dramani Mahama during his tour of the Volta Region.

TAMALE:
The North is now a safe haven for investment - Akpeena
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Mr. Philip Assibit Akpeena, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Discovery Group of Companies (DGC), has described the north as a safe haven for business investment, which would alleviate the plight of the people.

EDUCATION:
Nana Addo to spend less than 1% of GDP on free education
Wednesday, August 22 2012

The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo
Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says he will spend less than one per cent of Ghana’s Gross Domestic Product in terms of additional cost to fund his free Senior High School (SHS) education programme.

N JUABEN:
Thank you tour hits Eastern Region today
Wednesday, August 22 2012

President John Mahama is headed to the Eastern Region today Wednesday 22 August, 2012 with his thank you tour.

TAMALE:
Police on alert to maintain calmness
Wednesday, August 22 2012

The Northern Regional Security Council and the Police in Tamale are still on high alert to keep in check the subsided chaotic situation and also maintain peace and calmness in Tamale metropolis.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Headmistress appeals for completion of projects
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Boso Senior High School appears to be among the very lucky schools to have raked in much benefit from the ’Better Ghana’ agenda.

TALENSI N:
Nangode nurses’ bungalow to be renovated
Wednesday, August 22 2012

The Talensi Nabdam District Assembly has this year decided to commit resources to renovate a bungalow facility for nurses at Nangode, a suburb of the district.

KETA:
Prez Mahama assists tidal wave victims
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Residents in the Keta Municipal assembly who were affected by recent tidal waves receive support from President John Mahama.

TWIFO:
Agona DA School receives 15 laptops
Wednesday, August 22 2012

School children of Twifo Agona DA Basic School in the Twifo/ Heman/ Lower/ Denkyira District have received about 15 laptop computers to boost the teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT).

CAPE C:
Old Madina to get new sanitary facility
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Works have currently resumed on the construction of a 10-seater public toilet for residents at Old Madina, an electoral area in the Cape Coast Metropolis.

BONGO:
More trees planted under climate change programme
Wednesday, August 22 2012

Under its climate change programme being pursued in the area, the Bongo District Assembly has settled to undertake 1 hectare each of fruit plantation this year in certain areas of the district.

SECURITY:
GIFEC donates Rlg Phones to Ghana Prisons Service
Thursday, August 23 2012

The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has presented 500 Rlg mobile phones to the Ghana Prison Service in Accra.

 

NKORANZA N:
Fiagya rural bank declares profit of GH¢163,532
Thursday, August 23 2012

Fiagya Rural Bank at Busunya in the Nkoranza North District of Brong-Ahafo has declared a net profit of GH¢163,532 for 2011 financial year, as against GH¢182,694 for the previous year.

ECONOMICS:
Mining firms to pay Ghc9,000 as rent charges
Thursday, August 23 2012

The Lands Commission is pursuing a legislation that would see a hike in land rent for mining companies jump from a paltry 50 pesewas to nine thousand Ghana cedis (Ghc 9,000) for a square kilometer each year, from 50 pesewas, the first review in 26 years.

HEALTH:
NHIA chides Akufo-Addo over alleged NHIS collapse
Thursday, August 23 2012

The National Health Insurance Authority has condemned remarks made by the New Patriotic Party flag-bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to the effect that the National Health Insurance Scheme is facing imminent collapse.

NKORANZA S:
Conduct performance appraisal on teachers–Educationist
Thursday, August 23 2012

Mr Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, a retired educationist, has urged heads of second-cycle institutions to conduct performance appraisal and exercises on their staff annually to check laxity and poor performance among the teachers and other workers.

N JUABEN:
Prez Mahama to complete ongoing projects
Thursday, August 23 2012

Residents of the Eastern Region have received assurance from the president John Dramani Mahama towards the completion of major road projects under construction in the region.

GA E:
Mr. Edward Aryitey elected as new PM
Thursday, August 23 2012

The Ga East Municipal Assembly has elected Hon. Edward Aryitey Aryee as the new Presiding Member (PM) of the Assembly following the creation of a new district of which the previous PM was part of.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Headmaster appeals for school feeding programme
Thursday, August 23 2012

The headmaster of the Adjena-Dornor Primary school has appealed to government to extend the school feeding programme to the school.

TECHNOLOGY:
University of Ghana goes Google
Thursday, August 23 2012

The University of Ghana has joined Google’s initiative, Google Apps Supporting Programs (GASP) at a short ceremony at Legon.

SISSALA E:
District obtains new ambulance
Thursday, August 23 2012

The National Ambulance Service (NAS) has extended its operations to the Sissala East District to assist in the delivery of quality healthcare services in Tumu, the district capital and the surrounding environs.

SOCIAL:
17TH GJA Media award schedule for August 25
Thursday, August 23 2012

 The 17TH edition of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) Media Awards Night is schedule to take place at the Bnquet Hall on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

SOCIAL:
Chiefs initiate endowment fund towards financial independence
Thursday, August 23 2012

The government has provided GHC500,000 in support of a proposed Houses of Chiefs Endowment Fund, Togbe Afede XIV, the President of the Volta Region House of Chiefs, said at an emergency meeting of the House on Wednesday.

TMA:
Kpone-Katamanso district elects Presiding Member
Thursday, August 23 2012

Kpone Katamanso District, one of the newly created districts curved from the Tema Metropolitan Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has elected Mr. Elliot Ellis Afari as the Presiding Member for the Assembly.

TWIFO:
Assembly to receive new fire tender
Thursday, August 23 2012

The Twifo Heman Lower District Assembly in the Central Region has received assurance from the Government of Ghana and the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) of a new fire tender to improve fire fighting in the area.

BONGO:
Two dams scheduled for rehabilitation
Thursday, August 23 2012

The Bongo District Assembly is still mapping up strategies to improve agric related activities as it has this year resolved to implement the rehabilitation of some two dams for farmers to boost their production.

SOCIAL :
National Youth Policy, vital for development - NYA Boss
Friday, August 24 2012

Mrs Sedina Tamakloe-Attionu, Chief Executive fficer, National Youth Authority, has cited the lack of a policy framework with which stakeholders could work with to achieve the objectives of youth development in the country.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to retool Energy Sector
Friday, August 24 2012

President John Dramani Mahama yesterday announced that government has embarked on a project to retool the energy sector that would enable the country to supply liquefied gas and substantial electricity to Benin.

POLITICS:
President Mahama picks nomination forms and asks for unity
Friday, August 24 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has called on the rank and file of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to bury their differences by forging ahead to become a formidable side in this year’s December general election.

SUNYANI:
Prez visits Brong Ahafo Region today
Friday, August 24 2012

Information gathered by Ghanadistricts.com has it that President John Dramani Mahama and his entourage as part of the President’s ‘thank you’ tour of Ghana is currently in the Brong Ahafo Region.

AMA:
Greater Accra Traditional Council pays courtesy call on Regional Minister
Friday, August 24 2012

The Greater Accra Traditional Council has called on the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo to help resolve all chieftaincy and misunderstanding in the area to ensure unity among the Ga State.

MAMPONG:
Ambulance Service Department created
Friday, August 24 2012

An ambulance service department has been created in the Mampong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region to provide swift and timely intervention during medical emergencies in the area.

NZEMA E:
Assembly lauded for executing more projects
Friday, August 24 2012

The Assemblyman for Bokoro Electoral Area in the Nzema East Municipality, Asuah Benie has lauded the Assembly headed by Mr. James Ackah Kobbina for its numerous projects been executed in the area.

SUNYANI W:
Kobedi Town gets CHPS
Friday, August 24 2012

Residents living in the Kobedi community in the Sunyani West Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region were full of smiles when a new Community-Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) centre was inaugurated for them yesterday.

SPORTS:
Glo Mobile Gh partners Manchester United
Friday, August 24 2012

Globacom, an indigenous African cellular telecommunication provider, has partnered Manchester Football Club, UK, to enable Glo subscribers who are die-hard supporters and fans follow all games and activities of Manchester United everywhere on their mobile phones.

PRESTEA:
1,000 students benefit from school feeding
Friday, August 24 2012

About 1,000 students in Awudua, an Electoral Area within the Prestea Huni Valley District in the Western Region are currently benefiting from the School feeding programme to promote education in the area. 

ATEBUBU:
Assembly schooled on establishment of dept. of MMDAS
Friday, August 24 2012

A day’s workshop on the establishment of departments of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) for departmental heads and selected subordinates from the Atebubu-Amantin and Pru districts has been held in Atebubu.

A AKIM N:
Bomapata SHS gets GETFund project
Friday, August 24 2012

The Ghana Education Trust Fund has provided the Bompata Senior High School in the Ashante Akim South District in the Ashanti Region with a six-unit classroom block.

SOCIAL:
GETfund to open up infrastructure at UENR
Saturday, August 25 2012

President John Dramani Mahama, yesterday announced that the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) would soon release adequate funds for the expansion of infrastructure at the University for Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) in Sunyani.

AHANTA W:
Asemasa Primary gets new classroom block
Saturday, August 25 2012

After several years of studying under a dilapidated structure, students of Asemasa Primary School in the Ahanta West District have been provided with a new 3-unit classroom block to improve teaching and learning in the area.

TALENSI N:
Tongu lorry station soon to receive additional sheds
Saturday, August 25 2012

With the provision of infrastructure taking a centre stage in efforts initiated to developing the area, the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly is considering the provision of a standard shed to support drivers at the main Tongu lorry station.

JOMORO:
DCE assures routine maintenance on poor stretch
Saturday, August 25 2012

The District Chief Executive for Jomoro ,Mr. Sylvester Daddie has emphasized the Assembly’s commitment to as a matter of urgency in the short-term carry out regular routine maintenance on the Tikobo Number One – Ellenda and Ellenda road.

SOCIAL:
Thank you tour hits Wa
Saturday, August 25 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in the Wa municipality with his Thank you tour, where he is expected to address a gathering at the Jubilee park at Wa today, 25, August 2012.

AMANSIE W:
Assembly members receive motor bikes
Saturday, August 25 2012

Members of the Amansie West Assembly have taken their turn to receive government’s distribution of motor bikes to boost local government operations.

SOCIAL:
Petroleum committee tours Jubilee Field
Sunday, August 26 2012

Members of the Petroleum Security Coordinating Committee (PSCC) has toured the Jubilee Oil Field off Cape Three Points in the Western Region to familiarize themselves with security operations in the field.

SOCIAL:
Freelancer wins 2011 Journalist of the year award
Sunday, August 26 2012

Manasseh Azure Awuni, a freelance journalist was on Saturday adjudged 2011 Journalist of the Year at the 17th Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards in Accra.

ELLEMBELE:
Work begins on Gas Pipe-line project in W/R
Sunday, August 26 2012

Construction Work on the Gas Pipeline Project at Atuabo in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region has began, Mr Francis Atipo, Senior Site Supervisor of Jesus Open Doors Company, constructing firm of the project, has said.

TAMALE:
3,401 N/R youth graduates from NYEP
Sunday, August 26 2012

The Asongtaba Cottage Industry and Exchange Programme (ACI & EP) in collaboration with the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), have trained a total of 3,401 youths from the Northern Region comprising 2,346 dressmakers and 1,055 hairdressers.

WA:
GHs200 million seed money for SADA fulfilled-Prez Mahama
Monday, August 27 2012

President Mahama says government has fulfilled its promise of providing GH¢200 million as seed money for the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).

SOCIAL:
PURC records over 1,100 consumer complaints in six months
Monday, August 27 2012

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission says it has recorded over 1,100 complaints, mostly on the quality of service, from consumers of water and electricity in the first six months of this year.

GOMOA W:
Fishermen appeal for more premix fuel
Monday, August 27 2012

Fishermen at Apam and its surrounding communities in the central region, have appealed to government to increase their pre-mix fuel allocation in order to help them deal with the huge deficit of the product in the area.

W MAMPRUSI:
Prez Mahama to launch SADA-MVP in West Mamprusi
Monday, August 27 2012

On August 28, President John Mahama of Ghana will launch the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority Millennium Village Project in the West Mamprusi and Builsa Districts located in northern Ghana.

KETU S:
Fifii Kwetey assists tidal wave victims
Monday, August 27 2012

The Ketu South Municipal National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO Coordinator, Doe Kornyoh said his outfit is yet to assist victims of the tidal waves which hit two communities including Blekusu and Agavedzi.

TANO N:
Boaso community benefits from DDF school project
Monday, August 27 2012

With a mandate to improving upon the human resource base of the area, the Tano North District Assembly has invested heavily in the education sector.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Residents thank gov’t, call for improved roads
Monday, August 27 2012

Residents of Dodi-Asantekrom are appealing to government to open up road networks in the area to increase economic activities in the area.

AMA:
GHs 25,700 disbursed to disabled
Monday, August 27 2012

The Disability Act of Ghana mandates every Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies to allocate 2% of their District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) which are made available to them by the central government, to support persons with disability.

SOCIAL:
Govt urged to establish National Disaster Fund
Monday, August 27 2012

Mr Ebenezer Dosoo, Deputy National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), has called for the immediate establishment of the National Disaster Fund to carter for disaster issues.

ATIWA:
17 illegal miners arrested in Atiwa
Monday, August 27 2012

Seventeen illegal miners have been arrested in a swoop by the joint Police-Military Task Force set up by the Regional Security Council, to clamp down illegal mining activities which are becoming prevalent in the Kwarbeng-Takyiman area in Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.

THLD:
Assemblyman wants Assembly to be ‘functional and active’
Monday, August 27 2012

The Assemblyman for Wamaso East electoral area under the new Twifu-Atimokwa district of the Central Region, Kwame Anane Yamoah has expressed worry with the inactiveness of affairs at the Assembly.

SOCIAL:
Invest in education – Journalist of the year tells parents
Monday, August 27 2012

Poverty is not an excuse for not sending your ward to school was the exact words of Mr. Manasseh Azure Awuni,  2011 Journalist of the year.

AJUMAKO:
New dormitory block for Abaasa Tech Sch
Monday, August 27 2012

In a bid to improve education in the area, the Ajumako Enyan Essiam District Assembly has funded the construction of a 2-storey dormitory block for the Abassa Technical Institute in the Opanstil Electoral Area.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
Prez. Mahama assures government’s support in dev’t
Monday, August 27 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has extended government’s appreciation to the people of Bunkpurugu Yunyoo district through the Assembly for their massive support given during Prof. Mills’ funeral.

TAMALE:
I know only one Dagbon-Prez Mahama
Tuesday, August 28 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has called on the Abudus and Andanis in the Northern region to bury their differences and give peace a chance.

SOCIAL:
We’ll go ahead with new constituencies - EC
Tuesday, August 28 2012

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it will go ahead with the creation of the 45 new constituencies, in spite of the opposition by a section of the people.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to construct multi-purpose dam to harvest dam spillage
Tuesday, August 28 2012

Government is to construct a multi-purpose  dam on the White Volta at Pwalugu in the Upper East Region that would harvest the spillage of Bagre and Koupela dams in Burkina Faso to curtail the periodic devastation caused by the spillage of the dams.  

KETA:
NADMO officials tour tidal waves disaster communities
Tuesday, August 28 2012

The Hydro and Disaster Management Committee of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) on Monday toured the communities affected by the recent tidal waves in the Keta Municipality.

SOCIAL:
Late President Mills’ funeral cost GHC3.6 million
Tuesday, August 28 2012

A total amount of 3.6 million Ghana cedis was used for the funeral of late President John Evans Atta Mills, in contrast to the figure of 30 million Ghana cedis that was reported in a section of the media, the Funeral Planning Committee said on Monday.

TOURISM:
Asomdwe Park to be re-opened in October
Tuesday, August 28 2012

The Asomdwe (Peace) Park, which serves as the burial site of late President John Evans Atta Mills, will be opened to the public in October.

SAWLA:
Assembly commits GHS 31,855.00 to empower PWDs
Tuesday, August 28 2012

This year a minimum amount of GHS 31,855.00 has so far been dedicated by the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly to cover up some essential needs of Persons With Disability (PWD) in the district.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to construct in-land port -Woyongo
Tuesday, August 28 2012

Government, through the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), is to construct an in-land port at Buipe in the Northern Region.

AMA:
Accra-Ofankor road is 98% complete –Metro engineer
Tuesday, August 28 2012

The Accra Metro Engineer, Abass Awulu has said, construction works on the Accra-Ofankor road has reached its peak level as it is about ninety-eight (98%) percent complete.

KADJEBI:
New school blocks for two communities
Tuesday, August 28 2012

More education projects especially those aimed at eliminating schools under trees have been completed and are in use by students in the Kadjebi District in the Volta region.

TALENSI N:
Access road under consideration for improvement
Tuesday, August 28 2012

Under its road improvement projects captured to be implemented this year in the area, the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly is making efforts to construct a stretch of road in the Kongo Senior High School (SHS).

A AKIM N:
New District uses ICT centre as office
Tuesday, August 28 2012

Snippets of information available to Ghanaditricts.com has it that a building that serves as an ICT centre for Agogo, the capital of the newly created Asante Akim North District Assembly in the Ashanti Region now serves as an office accommodation for the new district.

AWUTU S:
8 communities connected to national grid
Tuesday, August 28 2012

About eight communities in the Bawjiase Newtown Electoral Area in the Awutu Senya District have been connected to the national grid to improve economic activities in the area.

TAMALE:
Radio stations asked to adopt pro- peace programmes
Tuesday, August 28 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has admonished radio station owners in the Northern region to adopt content programmes which will aid in promoting and sustaining peace and unity rather than to allow their medium to be used as platform to foment conflict.

SOCIAL:
UGBS holds Tetteh Quarshie Memorial lecture
Tuesday, August 28 2012

The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) in collaboration with the Mampong Akuapem Traditional Council, has recently organized a memorial lecture to celebrate and immortalize Tetteh Quashie, who is believed to have brought cocoa to Ghana.

SOCIAL:
Cocoa Partnership assists cocoa growing communities
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Cadbury Cocoa Partnership (CCP) has distributed 10,000 long-lasting factory-treated mosquito bed-nets to 209 communities in seven districts in which the programme operates.

POLITICS:
Zongo Caucus endorses President Mahama candidature
Thursday, August 30 2012

The National Executive of the Zongo Caucus of the Ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has endorsed the Candidature of President John Dramani Mahama to lead the Party.

KUMASI:
No ’all-die-be-die’ ahead of December polls - Mahama
Thursday, August 30 2012

President John Dramani Mahama says his government will ensure that every Ghanaian is given the needed protection before, during and after the December 7 General Election. 

SOCIAL:
Ghana Compact Eleven to be signed early next year
Wednesday, August 29 2012

A team of experts from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of the US is expected in Accra next month to assess work done on proposed projects to be executed under the Ghana Compact Eleven programme.

EDUCATION:
Don’t transfere teachers as punishment-Director
Wednesday, August 29 2012

The Director of the Curriculum Research and Development Division (CRDD) of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Jacob Kor, has warned Metropolitan, Municipal and District directors of Education not to transfer any teacher to the rural areas as punishment.

BOLGA:
SADA will change your lives - Prez assures northerners
Wednesday, August 29 2012

President Mahama says people who hail from the three regions in the northern part of Ghana should embrace the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) project in order to witness real change in their lives.

BOLGA:
Let’s unite to fight poverty-Prez Mahama
Wednesday, August 29 2012

President John Mahama has called on the people in the Upper East Region to unit to fight a common enemy which is poverty.

TANO N:
Borma health centre gets OPD
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Provision of better health delivery in the Tano North District has been one of the priorities the Assembly has since 2009 embarked on with all seriousness.

BOLGA:
Work on Bolga Hospital to start soon
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Resident of Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region has been assured of the construction of the Bolgatanga Hospital which has been on the drawing board for sometime.

SAWLA:
Residents get food items under ‘Food for Work’
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Some residents in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district have received large quantities of food items supplied through the ‘Food for Work’ programme implemented in certain communities of the district.

AMA:
Lapaz to get interchange soon – Metro engineer
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Very soon Lapaz, a town in the Okaikoi North Sub-metro of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly which about two decades ago was bushy, will have an interchange.

HO:
New District Assemblies must take cue from PAC-MP
Wednesday, August 29 2012

Mr. Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzra, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho-West on Tuesday urged the staff of Ho West District Assembly to take a cue from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearings and work with integrity.

TALENSI N:
Construction of culvert soon to begin
Wednesday, August 29 2012

The Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly is to construct 1 no. culvert to enhance the drainage system at Pitanga, a local community within the district.

NZEMA E:
Electricity extension work begins
Wednesday, August 29 2012

The Nzema East Municipal Assembly is working assidiously to connect deprive communities to the national grid as part of efforts to improve socio-economic activities in the area.

POLITICS:
All is set for NDC special congress
Thursday, August 30 2012

Thousands of delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress have gathered in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi for the special delegate congress today.

POLITICS:
NPP promises free health care for people below 18 years
Thursday, August 30 2012

 

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) said it would ensure that children below eighteen years enjoyed free quality health care when voted into power in the December general election.

 

AGRICULTURE:
Ghana To Receive $600 Million..
Thursday, August 30 2012

Ghana will receive $600 million from the Group of 8 (G8) for the implementation of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.

OBUASI:
Transport Minister inaugurates Airport
Thursday, August 30 2012

Residents in the Obuasi Municipality were full of smiles yesterday when the Minister of Transport Alhaji Collins Dauda inaugurated an airport in the area.

SOCIAL:
Ghanaians set to vote on integrity/honesty-Survey
Thursday, August 30 2012

A nationwide survey conducted by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has revealed that Ghanaian voters regard honesty and integrity as key qualities required from a leader in the forthcoming elections. 

KMA:
Over 200 projects rolled out since 2009 – Mayor
Thursday, August 30 2012

Over two hundred (200) projects, still counting, have so far been rolled out in the Kumasi Metropolis since the National Democratic Congress (NDC) took over the administration of the country with its ‘Better Ghana’ agenda in 2009.

MFANTSEMAN:
Assemblyman calls for assistance
Thursday, August 30 2012

Assemblyman for Krofo Nkwanta in the Mfantseman Municipality, James Quayson has called on the assembly to as a matter of urgency renovate the Nkwanta Junior High School which was recently ripped off by a heavy rainstorm.

POLITICS:
Restore dignity to the presidency-Rawlings
Thursday, August 30 2012

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on all members of the party especially influential ones both home and abroad to put their hands on the wheel during the campaign to ensure victory for the party in the December polls.

SOCIAL:
2012/2013 nss deployment to be released on September 5
Thursday, August 30 2012

The Executive Director of NSS, Mr. Vincent S. Kuagbenu will on Wednesday the 5th of September 2012 at 9am at NSS Conference Room officially announce the release of 2012/2013 national service postings and subsequently announce the commencement of 2012/2013 national service year with a press conference.

TANO N:
Lecture hall for Tanosu Nursing School nears completion
Thursday, August 30 2012

A new 3-unit lecture hall is nearing completion for the Tanosu Nursing Training School in the Tano North District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

SAWLA:
District gets Ambulance Service centre/Fire Station
Thursday, August 30 2012

At least the anxiety of responding swiftly to unforeseen emergencies and accidents in the district will greatly be addressed, as the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District has lately benefited from National Ambulance Service Centre and a Fire Service Station.

KMA:
Prez Mahama declared NDC 2012 Flag-bearer
Thursday, August 30 2012

President John Dramani Mahama has been endorsed by the NDC delegates in Kumasi during the party’s special delegate congress today.

POLITICS:
NDC endorses Prez Mahama
Friday, August 31 2012

Delegates of the National Democratic Congress overwhelmingly endorse the candidature of President John Dramani Mahama as the flagbearer of the party for the 2012 general election.

SECURITY:
Police inadequate logistics our concern-Bank of Africa
Friday, August 31 2012

Mr. Festus Kwofie, Executive Head, Financial Control and Systems, Bank of Africa, on Friday said, the bank as part of its corporate social responsibility, is supporting the Ghana Police deal with inadequate logistics.

SOCIAL:
Ghana must have a broadcasting law- Blay-Amihere
Friday, August 31 2012

Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC), on Thursday renewed calls for the passage of a National Broadcasting Law to regulate the country’s broadcasting industry.

POLITICS:
Be vigilant, not violent-President Mahama
Friday, August 31 2012

President John Mahama has called on supporters of the National Democratic Congress to be vigilant in the December election but warned them against violence tendencies.

SECURITY:
Murder cases increase by 35.7% - IGP
Friday, August 31 2012

The Ghana Police Service has revealed that there was an increase in murder cases in the second quarter of this year. 

ASUTIFI:
Newmont to reclaim mined lands
Friday, August 31 2012

Residents of communities hosting Newmont Gold Ghana Limited in Ahafo in the Brong Ahafo region should have no cause to worry over the harm done to their lands due to mining activities as the company has taken effective measures to reclaim the mined lands.

ASUOGYAMAN:
Magistrate court under construction
Friday, August 31 2012

A District Magistrate court being constructed by the Asuogyaman District Assembly at Senchi is expected for completion soon as it is currently at lentil level.

OFFINSO:
71 physically challenged supported
Friday, August 31 2012

With the view of empowering them to take up the pieces of their economic lives, the Ofinso South Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region has provided 71 physically challenged persons in the municipality with working tools.

HO:
Asogli Yam Festival launched
Friday, August 31 2012

A mini-durbar to formally kick start activities marking the 2012 Asogli Yam Festival was held at Takla-Gborgame near Ho on Thursday.   

TECHIMAN:
MCE cuts sod for new market
Friday, August 31 2012

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh, has cut sod for the construction of a market complex for the Techiman Municipality.