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.
The First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Kofi Wampah is to act as Governor, until a substantive one is appointed.
The whole of the Koforidua Township on Tuesday observed the one week celebration of the death of late President John Evans Atta Mills.
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.
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.
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.
Prez John Dramani Mahama has emphasized his commitment to work effectively with parliament to advance the democratic growth of Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Sunday urged Ghanaians to emulate the “sterling character traits” of Late President John Evans Atta Mills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An electricity extension project is nearing completion in the Effiduase North Electoral Area in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bible Society of Ghana has postponed its 2012 Annual General Meeting to Thursday, 30th August, 2012 at 1:00pm.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Daniel Hammond has been elected as the first ever Presiding Member for the newly created Ekumfi district in the Central Region
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.
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.
The Kintampo North Municipal Assembly is assiduously making efforts to reach the health needs of residents in Gulumpe and its surrounding communities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Farmers have been advised to adopt various farming practices to enable them live above the devastating effects of climate change.
Citifmonline.com can confirm that Friday, August 10 has been declared a public holiday.
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.
Contractors are busily discharging works on the Gushiegu-Karaga highway to enhance transportation for many that usually travels frequently on the road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama yesterday announced that government had approved funding from the Barclays Bank to finance the construction of the Wa Regional Hospital.
The Ghana Gas Company has taken delivery of about 3,271 pipelines from China for the National Gas Project at the Takoradi Port.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vetting of the Vice President nominee, Mr. Amissah-Arthur is currently underway in parliament.
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.
The electricity extension project in the Domenase West Electoral Area in the Sekyere South District in the Ashanti Region is gradually progressing.
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.
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.
A hundred and twenty eight (128) physically challenged persons in Jomoro have received support from the Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region.
The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly is embarking on some extension works on the Small Town Water System being rolled out in the district.
His Excellency Kwesi Amissah Arthur has been sworn in as the Vice President of Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fifteen Heads of State and Government have confirmed their participation in the funeral of President John Evans Atta Mills.
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.
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.
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.
The mortal remain of the late President John Atta Mills has arrived at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
Traders in Ho Central Market Wednesday commenced a three-day mourning of President John Evans Atta Mills with early morning devotion at the facility.
The mortal remains of ex-President Mills has finally been laid in state at the State House in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The presidential casket of the late President JEA Mills has arrived at the independence Square amidst full military honours.
President John Mahama has today called on Ghanaians to draw inspiration and strength from the legacy of Late President Mills.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
Some Ghanaians who attended Prof. Mills’ burial service yesterday idealized the ‘Asomdwee park’, as a tourist site just after he was laid to rest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parliament’s subsidiary legislation committee working on the Constitutional Instrument that will finalize the creation of 45 new constituencies has rejected the document.
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’s subsidiary legislation committee working on the Constitutional Instrument that will finalize the creation of 45 new constituencies has rejected the document.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Work is almost complete on a 3-storey classroom block for the St. Mary’s Senior High School(SHS) in the Ahanta West District.
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.
With funding from the District Development Facility, Bongo District Assembly has this year managed to rehabilitate a district Court house at Bongo.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama has stated that he has not taken any decision to sack or reshuffle any ministers of state.
The Electoral Commission (EC) will begin the display of the biometric voters register from September 1 to 10, this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 20 communities in the Assin South District are seriously undergoing electricity upgrading and extension works to boost energy supply in the area.
Government is stepping up efforts to add to the country’s power grid, about 300 Mega-Watts by the end of the year.
This was the vision of His Excellency, the Late President, John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, for the youth of Ghana.
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.
Efforts are underway to construct a theatre block at the Tongo health centre in the Talensi Nabdam district of the Upper East region.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama will address Ghanaians at exactly 20:00 (8pm) today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Mahama has prevailed on the youth of Ghana to make their voices heard for the development of the country.
Construction of a 30-metre steel bridge on the Frankadua-Afode road is progressing steadily and currently about 75% completed.
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.
The President, Mr. John Dramani Mahama has indicated that he would present his programmes and policies of the economy in a fortnight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Government has directed Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) to revert flying flags at full mast with effect from Wednesday, August 15.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Residents in the Atia Electoral Area in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality have expressed their displeasure about the lack of development projects in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama was on Friday accorded a rousing welcome to the Central Region.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Victor Smith, Eastern Regional Minister has commissioned a new school block for the Senchi L/A Junior High School in the Asuogyaman District.
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.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur on Sunday stressed the Government’s commitment to peace before, during and after the general election.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some two Muslim sects in the Tamale metropolis have ended in a fierce clash leaving some residents injured.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
President John Mahama is headed to the Eastern Region today Wednesday 22 August, 2012 with his thank you tour.
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.
Boso Senior High School appears to be among the very lucky schools to have raked in much benefit from the ’Better Ghana’ agenda.
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.
Residents in the Keta Municipal assembly who were affected by recent tidal waves receive support from President John Mahama.
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).
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.
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.
The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has presented 500 Rlg mobile phones to the Ghana Prison Service in Accra.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The headmaster of the Adjena-Dornor Primary school has appealed to government to extend the school feeding programme to the school.
The University of Ghana has joined Google’s initiative, Google Apps Supporting Programs (GASP) at a short ceremony at Legon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the Amansie West Assembly have taken their turn to receive government’s distribution of motor bikes to boost local government operations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Mahama says government has fulfilled its promise of providing GH¢200 million as seed money for the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Residents of Dodi-Asantekrom are appealing to government to open up road networks in the area to increase economic activities in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama has called on the Abudus and Andanis in the Northern region to bury their differences and give peace a chance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Government, through the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), is to construct an in-land port at Buipe in the Northern Region.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Mahama has called on the people in the Upper East Region to unit to fight a common enemy which is poverty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly is to construct 1 no. culvert to enhance the drainage system at Pitanga, a local community within the district.
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.
Thousands of delegates of the ruling National Democratic Congress have gathered in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi for the special delegate congress today.
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.
Ghana will receive $600 million from the Group of 8 (G8) for the implementation of the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition.
Residents in the Obuasi Municipality were full of smiles yesterday when the Minister of Transport Alhaji Collins Dauda inaugurated an airport in the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President John Dramani Mahama has been endorsed by the NDC delegates in Kumasi during the party’s special delegate congress today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ghana Police Service has revealed that there was an increase in murder cases in the second quarter of this year.
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.
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.
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.
A mini-durbar to formally kick start activities marking the 2012 Asogli Yam Festival was held at Takla-Gborgame near Ho on Thursday.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Techiman, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh, has cut sod for the construction of a market complex for the Techiman Municipality.