EJURA S:
Assembly cuts sod for Ejura Bromankuma Community Day SHS
Thursday, August 06 2015

A sod cutting ceremony to commence construction of a community Day senior high school in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality in the Ashanti Region has been held.

SEKYERE A P:
work on "Akoma" CHPS compound still ongoing
Thursday, August 06 2015

Work is almost complete on a new Community Health-based Planning Service (CHPS) compound for residents of “Akoma”, a community in the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region.

AMENFI C:
Assembly completes Manso Amenfi market
Thursday, August 06 2015

The Amenfi Central has completed the first phase of construction of market sheds and lockable stalls at the Manso Amenfi market at an undisclosed amount.

JOMORO:
Ghana Gas to engage local communities around gas pipelines
Tuesday, August 18 2015

Ghana National Gas Company says it would continue to engage with residents living along its gas pipelines to protect the facility.

EFFUTU:
Winneba Municipal Hospital chalks impressive records in maternal, child health delivery
Saturday, August 01 2015

The Winneba Municipal Hospital continues to chalk more successes in the delivery of health services despite the many challenges the facility is faced with.

GA S:
Works begin on 1.2 kilometer Mandela-Ashbread road
Saturday, August 01 2015

Visible signs of construction works on road networks in Mandela, a suburb in the Ga South Municipality have given hope to residents that soon they will also be enjoying good travelling experiences.

EKUMFI:
Otuam Community SHS to be named after Late President Mills
Sunday, August 02 2015

The newly constructed community Senior High School at Ekumfi Otuam in the Central Region would be named after the late President Professor John Evans Atta Mills, Deputy Minister of Local Government ad Rural Development, Nii Lamptey Vanderpuye has disclosed.

POLITICS:
EC to create more polling stations
Sunday, August 02 2015

Mr Joseph Kwaku Asamoah, Director of Finance of the Electoral Commission (EC), has hinted that the Commission would create more polling stations ahead of the 2016 presidential elections.

JUABOSO:
Staff undergo refresher course
Sunday, August 02 2015

Senior and junior staffs of the Juaboso District Assembly have undergone a two day capacity building training workshop.

POLITICS:
1,650 to contest District Assembly Elections in W/R - EC
Monday, August 03 2015

A total of 1,650 candidates, comprising 1,592 males and 58 females have filed their nominations to contest the District level Elections (DLE) in the Western Region slated for September 1, this year.

EFFUTU:
Pavement of Winneba Junction Lorry Park to commence soon
Monday, August 03 2015

The Effutu Municipality has received funding from the World Bank through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for the implementation of the third Urban Development Grant (UDG) sub projects.

BIA W:
Three DCEs hand over to Western Regional Minister
Saturday, August 01 2015

Three District Chief Executives (DCEs) in the Western Region, whose tenure of office had ended, have handed over to the Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo.

SOCIAL:
Negotiations by Gov’t and striking doctors still on
Saturday, August 01 2015

The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, said on Friday that negotiations between Government and Ghana Medical Association (GMA), on the conditions of service of doctors have not come to a deadlock.

CAPE C:
ICT must be a basic necessity in basic education – Barton Odro
Monday, August 03 2015

Mr Ebo Barton Odro, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North Constituency on Monday stated that Information and Communication Technology (ICT) must be a basic necessity for all pupils at the basic school level in the country.

ELLEMBELE:
New court structure nears completion
Monday, August 03 2015

An ongoing magistrate court project at Nkroful in the Ellembele district in the Western Region is progressing steadily and expected to be completed soon.

ATWIMA M:
Health Directorate tackles low family planning acceptance
Sunday, August 02 2015

Atwima-Mponua, one of the most deprived districts in the Ashanti Region, has signaled its determination to increase family planning acceptance among the population.

SHAMA:
Assembly gets new fire station
Monday, August 03 2015

Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, on Tuesday inaugurated a newly constructed fire station for the Shama District to combat the incidence of fire outbreaks in the area.

POLITICS:
EC spends GHc397m on District Assembly elections
Monday, August 03 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is spending over GH₵397 million on the up-coming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections due to judicial procedures that has not only delayed the process but had increased the financial burden for the nation.

GA EAST:
Assembly completes six major projects
Monday, August 03 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ga East, Mr. John Kwao Sackey, has said the Assembly is still on course with developmental projects in the Municipality.

HEALTH:
Visit Private Hospitals for health care- NHIA tells card holders
Monday, August 03 2015

The National Health Insurance Authority has directed all card holders to visit NHIS –credentialed private hospitals in the wake of the nationwide strike by medical doctors in the public hospitals.

C TONGU:
Govt to establish Cassava Processing Centre at Adidome
Tuesday, August 04 2015

Government is to set up a Centre of Excellence for Cassava Processing at Adidome in the Volta Region,  to ensure best practice in the cassava industry with respect to processing, quality management and use of technology.

AGONA E:
Salvation Army Basic School in bad state
Tuesday, August 04 2015

Madam Lydia Frempomaa Boateng, the Head teacher of Agona Duakwa Salvation Army Basic School in the Agona East District of the Central Region has underscored the need to invert the current infrastructural state of the school.

FEATURE:
The Two Sides of Waste: Nuisance and Value
Tuesday, August 04 2015

INTRODUCTION

Both solid and liquid waste create great nuisance of unimaginable proportions. The stench, germs, viruses and bacteria that emanate from waste (solid or liquid) are the source of some deadly illnesses, yet if properly harnessed it has the potential of becoming useful raw material of high value.

HEALTH:
Government Pharmacists declare nationwide strike
Tuesday, August 04 2015

The Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have announced that their members have withdrawn their services to out-patients effective today, Monday August 3.

SOCIAL:
Mahama to launch 40-year development plan today
Tuesday, August 04 2015

President John Mahama will today launch a process for the preparation of a long-term National Development Plan for the country.

BUILSA N:
DCE calls for residents participation in clean-up exercises
Tuesday, August 04 2015

Mr. Bonaventure Adangabey, the District Chief Executive for Builsa North, has appealed to people in the district to take the national sanitation seriously especially in the wake of the outbreaks of cholera in some parts of the country.

AMANSIE W:
Atwema Kwanwoma Rural Bank donates to District Education office
Tuesday, August 04 2015

The Atwima Kwanwoma Rural Bank with its headquarters at Pakyi No-2 in the Amansie West District in the Ashanti region has presented a canon photo copier valued at 5,000 Ghana cedis to the Amansie West District Education Office.

SOCIAL:
State Attorneys call off strike
Tuesday, August 04 2015

Striking state attorneys have called off their month-old strike after submitting themselves to compulsory arbitration as the national labour commission begins to mediate over their concerns for better working conditions.

ATEBUBU:
Fourteen assembly aspirants withdraw
Tuesday, August 04 2015

Fourteen district assembly aspirants in the Atebubu-Amantin district who filed their candidature prior to the cancelled March 3rd elections have withdrawn.

ATEBUBU:
BAC holds consultative meeting on small scale industries
Wednesday, August 05 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin District office of the Business Advisory Centre BAC under the auspices of the of the Rural Enterprises Programme REP with support from the African Development Bank has organized a day’s consultative meeting with small scale industries in the district.

AMANSIE W:
DCE cuts sod for 3-unit block for Manso Nyankomasi
Wednesday, August 05 2015

A sod cutting ceremony for the construction of 3 classroom block, office, store and toilet facilities for the Manso Nyankomasi Islamic Primary School in the Amansie West District of Ashanti Region has taken place at Manso Nyankomasi.

AKATSI N:
Assembly takes steps to protect school boundaries, structures
Wednesday, August 05 2015

The Akatsi North District Assembly has begun a major tree planting exercise in the district to among other things help reduce destructions to properties by rainstorms.

SOCIAL:
Govt to accelerate Aquaculture Development Plan – Veep
Wednesday, August 05 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has stated that government intends to accelerate the attainment objectives of the National Aquaculture Development Plan which is expected to run from 2012-2017.

ECONOMICS:
President Mahama wants concise longterm development plan
Wednesday, August 05 2015

President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday tasked the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), to develop a concise long-term development plan that would transcend political, ethnic and geographical aspirations.

KUMBUNGU:
Kumbungu GES gets support
Wednesday, August 05 2015

The Tahima Baptist Child Development Programme (TBCDP) has presented two desktop computers and a printer, valued at GH¢ 6,761.63, to the Kumbungu District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service.

MION:
MP supports Mion District Health Centre
Wednesday, August 05 2015

Dr Ahmed Alhassan Yakubu, the Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, has supported the Mion District Health  Centre, with two tricycle ambulances and some motorbikes valued at GH¢ 50,000 to help transport pregnant women to the health centre for safe  delivery.

HOHOE:
Nurses manning CHPS zones should know all pregnant women
Wednesday, August 05 2015

Nurses posted to Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) Zones, must know all pregnant women in their catchment areas personally as well as their homes, says Dr Felix Doe, Hohoe Municipal Director of Health. 

AMANSIE C:
DCE commissions 20-seater water closet toilet facility at Aketechieso
Wednesday, August 05 2015

A-20 seater water closet toilet facility with mechanized borehole has been commissioned for the people of Aketechieso in the Amansie Central District of Ashanti Region.

EDUCATION:
UTAG begins strike today
Thursday, August 06 2015

Members of the University Teachers Association (UTAG) have declared an indefinite strike.

BUSINESS:
Mahama inaugurates Ghs50m tomato processing factory
Thursday, August 06 2015

President John Mahama has inaugurated a GHs50 million tomato processing factory at Tema that will serve the local market and also feed neighbouring West and Central African countries.

ASUNAFO S:
Armajaro pays premium to cocoa farmers
Thursday, August 06 2015

Armajaro Ghana Limited, a private licensed cocoa buying company in partnership with Fair Trade International has paid a total premium of GHC 850,000.00 to over 1500 cocoa farmers in the Asuanfo South District of the Brong region.

AOWIN:
BAC trains 18 beauticians in bead arts
Thursday, August 06 2015

The Business Advisory Centre (BAC) under the Rural Enterprises Programme in collaboration with the Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region has trained some selected beauticians in the district.

KRACHI W:
Chiefs hand over site for Community Day SHS
Friday, August 07 2015

The Chiefs of Osramanae in the Krachi West District in the Volta Region have released 20 acres of land to government towards the
construction of the Community Day senior high school in the
Osramanae Community.

EJURA S:
Assembly supports Municipal Hospital with power plant
Friday, August 07 2015

The Ejura Sekyeredumasi Municipal Hospital in the Ashanti Region has been presented with 110KVA emergency power plant.

ATEBUBU:
Assembly provides 4 unit teachers’ quarters for paprabon
Friday, August 07 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin District Assembly has handed over a four unit teachers quarters to the people of Paprabon a predominantly farming community in the district.

POLITICS:
EC set for District Level Elections
Friday, August 07 2015

Mr Amadu Sulley, a Deputy Commissioner of Elections at the Electoral Commission (EC), has announced that nominations and printing of notices of candidates for the District Level Election (DLE) was ready.

PRESTEA:
MP presents computers to schools
Friday, August 07 2015

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Prestea Huni/Valley, Mr Francis Adu-Blay Koffie, has presented 30 laptops, 30 desktop computers with Uninterruptible Power Supply device and a mower to five institutions in his constituency.

JAMAN N:
Eye problems endemic at Sampa
Friday, August 07 2015

Many residents at Sampa, a border town in the Jaman North District of Brong-Ahafo, suffer from eye problems.

ADA E:
Ada East and West supports Asafotufiam Festival
Friday, August 07 2015

The Ada East and West District Assemblies in the Greater Accra Region have supported the chiefs and people of Ada Traditional Area towards the celebration of the Asafotufiam Festival.

OFFINSO:
Assembly builds modern abattoir
Friday, August 07 2015

The Offinso Municipal Assembly has completed a modern abattoir to help serve the people in the municipality with hygienic meat products.

AMA:
Prez. Mahama commissions two Circle interchange flyovers
Friday, August 07 2015

President John Dramani Mahama has today commissioned two flyovers at the new Kwame Nkrumah Circle interchange for use.

ENERGY:
Power supply to Ashanti region has improved - ECG
Saturday, August 08 2015

Power supply to Kumasi and other areas of the Ashanti region has tremendously improved, the Electricity Company of Ghana has announced.

EDUCATION:
453 WASSCE results cancelled; 185 schools under investigation
Saturday, August 08 2015

453 students who took part in this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have had their entire results cancelled, according to the West African Examination Council.

BUILSA N:
Accommodation for Suwarinsa health workers to be improved
Saturday, August 08 2015

Work is progressing steadily on a two semi-detached bungalows for health workers at the Suwarinsa, a community in the district.

ADA E:
Govt allocates GHȼ27 Million for Kesseh-Ada road
Sunday, August 09 2015

President John Dramani Mahama announced that government has allocated a total of GHȼ27 million for the asphalting of the Kesseh-Ada road in the Greater Accra Region.

AGONA W:
Market Women declare support for President Mahama
Sunday, August 09 2015

Women in the Agona Swedru Central and Mandela Markets, have declared their unflinching support for President John Dramani Mahama, and have, therefore, promised to vote massively for the NDC in elections 2016.

W AKIM:
Krodua chief pledges land for youth to cultivate cocoa
Sunday, August 09 2015

The Chief of Krodua , a farming community near Asamankese, Nana Kwame Anim,  has pledged 500 acres of land  to support the Ghana Cocoa Board Youth in Cocoa Project.

ATEBUBU:
Kokofu gets six unit classroom block
Sunday, August 09 2015

In furtherance of government’s commitment to provide quality education for the citizenry, the Atebubu-Amantin district assembly has handed over a GHC 148,000.00 six unit classroom block with other ancillary facilities to the Kokofu community.

YENDI:
Govt budgets GHȼ38million for LEAP
Sunday, August 09 2015

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has announced that the Ministry would spend GH₵ 38 million on the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) this year.

AMANSIE W:
Assembly already exceeds revenue target by 176.31%
Monday, August 10 2015

The Amansie West District Assembly has exceeded its revenue target by 176.31%.

ELLEMBELE:
Sanzule CHPS compound completed
Monday, August 10 2015

Travelling time to access health delivery by residents of Sanzule, a coastal community in the Ellembele District is expected to be reduced when the new community-based health planning and service (CHPS) centre finally starts operation.

EJURA S:
Ejura town roads get facelift
Monday, August 10 2015

Work is steadily progressing on the Ejura town roads in the Ejura-Sekyedumase Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

HOHOE:
Work begins on Alavanyo-Abehenease kindergarten block
Monday, August 10 2015

Mamaga Ngoyinyonufiaga Akosua I, Development Queen of Saviefe, Akrofu, Sovie and Alavanyo Development Union (SASADU), on Saturday cut the sod for commencement of work on a modern kindergarten complex for Alavanyo Abehenease.

OFFINSO:
Assembly hands over site for 2 CHPS compounds
Monday, August 10 2015

Works are expected to commence on two new community-based health planning and services (CHPS) centres for two communities in the Offinso Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

ECONOMICS:
Power crisis to improve as TICO adds 110MW
Monday, August 10 2015

The long-running epileptic power supply is likely to improve soon after the Takoradi International Company (TICO) last Friday completed more than USD360m expansion and maintenance works on its T2 plants.

BIRIM N:
Deputy Minister inaugurates small scale mining committee
Monday, August 10 2015

The Deputy Minister for Land and Natural Resources, Hon. Barbara Serwaa Asamoah inaugurated a five member district small scale mining committee chaired by the District Chief Executive, Paul Aboagye Dadzie with Nana Adofo Abeyie II (Traditional Authority), Nana Boafo Kesse (Assembly member), Fritz Addo (EPA) and John Felix Arthur (Minerals Commission) as members.

AOWIN:
Rehab of 2-unit semidetached staff bungalow nears completion
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Rehabilitation works on a 2 unit semidetached staff quarters for the staff of the Aowin district assembly in the western region is almost complete.

ATEBUBU:
GHs350,000.00 water health centre opened
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Guinness Ghana Breweries and the Diageo Foundation in partnership with Water Health International have opened a GHC 350,000.00 Water Health Centre for Akomade a suburb of Atebubu.

MAMPONG:
Work on 50 lockable stores progresses
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Work is progressing on a two storey, 50 unit lockable stores being constructed by the Mampong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti region.

HEALTH:
Retired doctors to replace striking doctors at public hospitals
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Retired doctors are likely to replace striking members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) as they prepare to resign as a group on Friday.

BUILSA N:
Kadema small town piping project close to completion
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Work is said to be close to completion on a small-town piping system by at Kadema in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region.

GA WEST:
Assembly pulls down unauthorized structures
Tuesday, August 11 2015

Several unauthorized stores and  Kiosk at ACP junction along the Ofankor-.Pokuase-Amasaman road in the Ga West municipality has been demolished.

HEALTH:
MoH engages unlicensed doctors to replace striking doctors
Tuesday, August 11 2015

The Health Ministry is engaging Ghanaian doctors trained abroad but yet to pass the medical and dental council examination to replace striking medical doctors, Starr News has gathered.

SOCIAL:
Plastics have not been banned - Ayariga
Wednesday, August 12 2015

Mr Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation on Tuesday said the sale and use of plastics have not been banned.

ATEBUBU:
GII holds sensitization workshop on ADISS project
Wednesday, August 12 2015

The Ghana Integrity Initiative GII in collaboration with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition GACC and SEND GHANA has organized a day’s workshop on the Accountable Democratic Institutions and Systems Strengthening ADISS project in Atebubu.

BEREKUM:
Small Town Water system for three communities
Wednesday, August 12 2015

The Berekum Municipal Assembly through the Community Water and Sanitation Agency has successfully improved quality water supply in three communities in the municipality.

KWAHU E:
Abetifi Presby SHS gets three new projects
Wednesday, August 12 2015

The Abetifi Presbyterian Senior High School in the Kwahu East Districtin the Eastern Region is expected to see improvement in infrastructure with the constructions of new new structures.

AMANSIE C:
DCE advices farmers not to cut down cocoa trees
Wednesday, August 12 2015

The District Chief Executive of Amansie Central District of Ashanti, Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah has assured cocoa farmers and the entire district that government will surely provide the district with its fair share of cocoa roads.

HEALTH:
Doctors’ strike is illegal - Mahama
Wednesday, August 12 2015

President John Mahama has described as illegal the nationwide strike by members of the Ghana Medical Association.

HO:
Adaklu-Kodzobi “outlaws” Fulani herdsmen
Wednesday, August 12 2015

The chiefs and people of Adaklu-Kodzobi, near Ho, on Tuesday declared Fulani herdsmen “persona non grata” in the area.

AMENFI W:
Classroom blocks for Nyame Nnae, Sika Nti
Thursday, August 13 2015

More basic schools in the Amenfi West District in the Western region continue to experience improved infrastructure through the combined efforts of the district Assembly and government.

AGONA W:
Minister commissions Community Centre
Thursday, August 13 2015

Dr Acquinas Tawiah Quansah, Central Regional Minister, has commissioned a 479,000-Ghana- Cedi Community Centre for the chiefs and people of Agona Nyakrom in the Agona West Municipality.

ATEBUBU:
BAC trains beekeepers
Thursday, August 13 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin District office of the Business Advisory Centre BAC with support from the SATISFY project of World Vision Ghana has organized a skills enhancement training programme for 130 beekeepers in Atebubu.

BEREKUM:
Road networks get facelift
Thursday, August 13 2015

Road networks in the Berekum Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region continue to be attention to help reduce travelling ordeals of road users.

HEALTH:
Health Minister commends hospital managers’ contingency plans
Thursday, August 13 2015

The Minister of Health, Mr Alex Segbefia, has lauded heads of health facilities for initiating contingency measures to avert fatalities at the height of the on-going doctors’ strike.

OFFINSO:
Rehabilitation and expansion of court completed
Thursday, August 13 2015

The Offinso Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti region has made yet another stride in consolidating efforts at ensuring law and order in the municipality.

EDUCATION:
UEW staff coaches Nigeria Audiology Association members
Thursday, August 13 2015

Dr. Yaw Nyadu Offei, an audiologist and head of the Centre for Hearing and Speech Services, (CHSS) at the Department of Special Education (SPED) of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has called for the establishment of more Audiology Centres and formation of Association in Ghana to avert the alarming Hearing Impairment situation especially at the basic schools across the country.

TECHIMAN N:
Five die at Tuobodom
Thursday, August 13 2015

Five (5) people are confirmed dead, and seven (7) others including a woman who sustained various degrees of injuries are on admission to the Techiman Holy Family Hospital in a conflict believed to be linked to an aged old chieftaincy problem at Tuobodom, in the Ahafo Brong Region.

KETA:
Richard Quashigah donates GHs5000 to beach soccer teams
Friday, August 14 2015

Mr. Richard Quashigah, the Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency has challenged the youth especially those with talents in various sporting disciplines to work hard to develop those talents.

ADA W:
Food vendors from 36 communities screened
Friday, August 14 2015

Screening of food vendors in the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region is ongoing in a number of communities in the district.

ATEBUBU:
District prepares for bird flu
Friday, August 14 2015

The Veterinary Services Directorate of the Department of Agriculture in the Atebubu-Amantin district is bracing itself up for any threat of the avian influenza (bird flu) in the district.

HEALTH:
Minister urges Ghanaians to patronize quasi-government hospitals
Friday, August 14 2015

Mr Alex Segbefia, the Minister of Health, on Wednesday urged members of the public to patronize quasi-government hospitals and the various Catholic hospitals across the country, as the strike by doctors continued.

GA W:
Residents want Young Urban Women project extended
Friday, August 14 2015

Opinion leaders in the Ga West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region, have appealed to ActionAid Ghana and its donor partners to extend the duration and geographical coverage of its Young Urban Women’s project.

AKUAPIM N:
ER Minister, others pay tribute to the late Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa
Friday, August 14 2015

The Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi - Boasiako Sekyere today visited Akropong, the seat of Okuapeman to sympathize with the Chiefs and people over the death of Okuapehene Oseadeeyo Addo Dankwa.

ADA W:
Assembly rehabilitated 12-seater toilet facility
Saturday, August 15 2015

Residents of Sege in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra Region are happy the Assembly has extended assistance to them in giving them descent place of convenience.

ECONOMICS:
Veep asks Commission to expedite action on mining licenses
Saturday, August 15 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has challenged the Minerals Commission to expedite action on the processes in the acquisition of the new mining licenses.

EJURA S:
More streetlights to be installed
Saturday, August 15 2015

The first phase of installation of street lights along the main street in the Ejura Sekyeredumasi Municipality in the Ashanti Region has been completed.

HEALTH:
Melcom Care Foundation donates to five hospitals
Saturday, August 15 2015

Melcom Care Foundation, the charity wing of Melcom Group has donated medical equipment to five hospitals in the Greater Accra Region.

TECHIMAN N:
13 sites burn by arsons at Tuobodom
Sunday, August 16 2015

There was arson attack at 13 different sites within Tuobodom, the capital of Techiman North in the Brong Ahafo Region. The burning was done simultaneously and in a coordinated manner.

KWABRE E:
NADMO present items to disaster victims
Sunday, August 16 2015

In the wake of numerous fire and flood disasters engulfing the country in recent times, the Kwabre East district outfit of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the Ashanti Region have presented relief items worth sixty thousand Ghana cesis  (GH s60,000) to some victims.

ECONOMICS:
BoG and Bankers Association plan GHȼ200 million SME Fund
Sunday, August 16 2015


The Bank of Ghana and the Ghana Bankers Association are in discussions to establish Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) equity fund to support the growth of companies and to spur export development.

SOCIAL:
Politics shouldn’t be life and death – Mahama
Sunday, August 16 2015

President John Mahama has described the politicization of national issues in the country as worrying and regrettable.

KWABRE E:
Bird flu task force formed
Monday, August 17 2015

As the bird flu virus (H5N1) emerges again in our country causing fear and panic among stakeholders in the poultry industry, a nine-member task force has been formed in the Kwabre East District to monitor the activities of poultry farmers in the district.

HEALTH:
Gov’t pulls out of negotiation with striking doctors
Monday, August 17 2015

The government has pulled out of talks with the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) over their conditions of service.

ATEBUBU:
Sene West MP donates to Atebubu College of Education
Monday, August 17 2015

The Member of Parliament for Sene West, in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mr. Twumasi Kwame Ampofo, has supported the Atebubu College of Education with the donation of sports equipments.

BEREKUM:
Potable water for every home soon
Monday, August 17 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region, Opoku Boakye-Yiadom has expressed confidence that soon the Berekum Municipality would not need to be involved in any borehole project.

ADA E:
DCE hails completion of second phase of Sea defence project
Monday, August 17 2015

District Chief Executive for Ada East District, John Nurudeen is delighted that the second phase of the Ada Sea Defence Project ongoing in the district will be completed this August.

HEALTH:
Govt to outline emergency plans to deal with effects of striking doctors today
Tuesday, August 18 2015

Health Minister Alex Segbefia will address the news conference this morning to tackle issues arising from the strike.

KETU N:
KG schools to be provided with furniture
Tuesday, August 18 2015

As part of the overall objective of improving standard of education in the Ketu North District early childhood development is receiving the needed attention to help achieve that goal.

AFIGYA K:
DCE expresses disappointment with some contractors
Tuesday, August 18 2015

District Chief Executive for Afigya Kwabre in the Ashanti Region, Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku has expressed disappointment at the behaviour of some contractors in the district who abandoned their projects for no just reason.

HEALTH:
37 hospital invites 148 doctors who voted against strike
Tuesday, August 18 2015

Authorities at the 37 Military Hospital have called on public sector doctors who voted last Friday to resume work at a crucial meeting of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) to complement medical officers at the hospital to save lives.

TANO S:
Progress made on MP initiated projects
Tuesday, August 18 2015

Works are progressing steadily on a number of development projects in the Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region initiated by the Member of Parliament for the Area.

N JUABEN:
Don’t give your voter’s card to stranger - EC cautions
Tuesday, August 18 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) has caution the public to ignore any persons or group of persons that come round to collect their Voter’s ID card or they should report such persons to the nearest EC office or police station.

HEALTH:
Strike: 177 Cuban doctors heading to Ghana - Segbefia
Tuesday, August 18 2015

The Health Ministry has revealed 177 Cuban doctors are heading to Ghana to assist in healthcare delivery as public sector doctors continue their strike.

EJURA S:
Assembly to get tough on NSD offenders
Wednesday, August 19 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ejura Sekyeredumase Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Mohammad Bawa Braimah has hinted that, henceforth, the Municipal Assembly will crack the whip on anyone who refuses to take part in the National Sanitation Day exercise.

N JUABEN:
Stakeholders discuss imposition of 2016 budget fee fixing
Wednesday, August 19 2015

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has met with stakeholders in revenue generation to discuss the imposition of 2016 budget fee fixing. 

HEALTH:
Gov’t hospitals to resume full operations today
Wednesday, August 19 2015

Government hospitals are to resume full operations today, Wednesday August 19, weeks after public sector doctors declared strike over their service conditions.

AFIGYA K:
BAC trains women in soap making
Wednesday, August 19 2015

The Business Advisory Centre, BAC at the Afigya Kwabre District has support eight women selected from two communities in skills development.

HEALTH:
Ghana receives 300 million dollars from Global Fund grant
Wednesday, August 19 2015

Government on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Global Fund for a grant of $300 million to fight Tuberculosis, Malaria and HIV and AIDs.

AOWIN:
Boinso Presby School gets kindergarten block
Wednesday, August 19 2015

It is almost impossible to think of any meaningful progress in education without recourse to laying strong academic foundation for children.

SOCIAL:
Gender Ministry to take over School Feeding Programme
Wednesday, August 19 2015

Government has directed the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection to take over the supervision of the School Feeding Programme from the Local Government Ministry.

GOMOA W:
Assembly to support brilliant but needy girls
Wednesday, August 19 2015

The Gomoa West District Assembly has expressed its willingness to support brilliant girls who passed their basic school exams to further their education in some selected senior cycle institutions within the district.

BUILSA S:
Farmers in Builsa South schooled on Bird Flu
Thursday, August 20 2015

Farmers in the Builsa South District have been schooled on the signs, symptoms and ways of preventing the occurrence of Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) in the District.

KMA:
President Mahama to break ground for redevelopment of Kumasi Central Market
Thursday, August 20 2015

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, has given indication President Mahama will in the coming weeks break ground for work to start on the Kejetia-Central Market redevelopment project in Kumasi.

TANO S:
MP supports Breme and Asuboi with CHPS centres
Thursday, August 20 2015

Residents of Breme and Asuboi have for long associated themselves to long distance travels to access health care due to lack of health facilities their vicinities.

ADA W:
Assembly completes two new projects
Thursday, August 20 2015

As part of infrastructure improvement in the education sector in the Ada west District in the Greater Accra Region, the Assembly has completed a new teachers’ quarters to house teachers in the district.

KPONE K:
Stop toying with education - Kpone Mantse
Friday, August 21 2015

Nii Tetteh Otu II, Paramount Chief of Kpone, on Tuesday advised politicians to stop toying with the education of children in the country.

SOCIAL:
Mahama visits injured journalists
Friday, August 21 2015

President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday evening visited injured presidential press corps members who are currently on admission at the 37 military hospital.

EJURA:
Second Lady urges Christians to preach the unadulterated gospel
Friday, August 21 2015

Mrs Matilda Amissah-Arthur, Second Lady has tasked Christians to take-up responsibilities of ensuring that the unadulterated gospel is preached and the good news of salvation becomes the pivot of all messages.

KPONE K:
Fake chiefs in Greater Accra must be prosecuted - Afotey Agbo
Friday, August 21 2015

Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has cautioned non-royals in the Region to stop parading themselves as chiefs or face prosecution.

POLITICS:
EC to decide on Voter’ register impasse in September
Friday, August 21 2015

The Electoral Commission has given all political parties a September 22 deadline to submit their positions on the country’s current voters’ register for a decision to be taken.

BOLGATANGA:
MMDAs told to brace up for years ahead
Saturday, August 22 2015

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)  have been told to brace up for the years ahead to fit into the 40 year development plan of the country  launched by President John Mahama.

HEALTH:
GMA calls off strike
Saturday, August 22 2015

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called off its three-week-old strike, an official statement from the leadership of the doctors has noted.

ECONOMICS:
GRA Special Taskforce enforcement action yields GHȼ12.3 million
Saturday, August 22 2015

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) special revenue mobilization task force says its tax enforcement actions have yielded over GHȼ12.3 million on spot collection within two weeks of operation.

KPONE:
Work begins on Community Day SHS
Saturday, August 22 2015

Construction of the Kpone Senior High School at Kpone near Tema, took off with the official ground breaking ceremony. 

SAVELUGU:
Ministry distributes 6,000 cylinders, stoves
Saturday, August 22 2015

Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Petroleum on Friday launched the Rural Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Promotion Programme at Savelugu in the Northern Region to distribute cylinders and cook stoves to low access rural areas in the region.

KETA:
First edition of MP’s basic schools’ quiz/reading competition held
Sunday, August 23 2015

The first in the series of MP’s Basic Schools’ Quiz/reading competition for basic schools in the Keta Constituency in the Volta Region has been held.

EDUCATION:
Education Minister presents laptops to maths teachers
Sunday, August 23 2015

Professor Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, Minister of Education, on Friday presented 155 laptops to teachers who just ended training in mathematics.

GA E:
ACP Motorway Project: Residents given two weeks to remove structures
Sunday, August 23 2015

The Municipal Chief Executive of the Ga East Municipal Assembly, Mr. John Kwao Sackey has debunked accession that the Assembly has demolished structures along Kwabenya ACP to pave way for the construction of the Kwabenya ACP Motorway.

SOCIAL:
Mahama on a three-day state visit to Mauritius
Sunday, August 23 2015

Ghana’s President John Mahama is off to Mauritius on a three-day State visit.

KWAHU E:
Work begins on new market complex
Monday, August 24 2015

The Kwahu East District Assembly is fast strategizing to improve economic facilities to meet the needs of the peopl

HEALTH:
Doctors, Ghana gov’t reopen negotiations today
Monday, August 24 2015

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and the government will head to the negotiation table today after the aggrieved doctors called off their strike last Friday.

TAMALE:
Roads minister presents dual desks to school
Monday, August 24 2015

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Minister of Roads and Highways, has presented 200 dual desks to 400 pupils at the Presbyterian Primary school in the Tamale Central Constituency to improve teaching and learning in the academic entity.

GA E:
Haatso-Seseme road not abandoned
Monday, August 24 2015

The Ga East Municipal department of urban roads has assured residents of Agbogba of continuation of the Haatso-Seseme Road.

AKATSI S:
Avenor Rural Bank makes progress despite harsh conditions
Monday, August 24 2015

The Avenor Rural Bank Limited in 2014 netted 20.14 per cent growth in total income of GH¢ 1,924,716 from GH¢ 1,602,092 in 2013.

YILO K:
Efforts To Boost Agriculture: Krobo Area Gets Two Irrigation Dams
Monday, August 24 2015

In an attempt to boost agriculture and increase crop yields in the Krobo area, farmers in Poponya and Kponokle; both rural areas in the Yilo Krobo Municipality , will soon be benefitting from two irrigation facilities to enhance their farming systems.

EJURA S:
Assembly supports brilliant but needy students
Tuesday, August 25 2015

Some one sixty-eight brilliant but needy students are being sponsored by the Ejura Sekyeredumase Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region to go through secondary education.

KETA:
“Pick a book and read” programme launch
Tuesday, August 25 2015

Madam Gladys Seshie Kwami in support of the Member of Parliament for Keta’s bid to improve standard of education in the municipality launched a new programme dubbed “Pick a book and read today”.

GA E:
No challenges with school feeding program- MCE
Tuesday, August 25 2015

Municipal Chief Executive of the Ga East municipal Assembly Mr. Kwao
Sackey has assured the public that the Ga East Municipal Assembly does not have any challenges when it comes to the school feeding programme.

ECONOMICS:
Cheap vegetable oils killing oil palm industry - OPDAG
Tuesday, August 25 2015

Mr Samuel Awonnea Avaala, President of the Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana (OPDAG) has said that the import of cheap sub-standard vegetable oils into the country is killing the local oil palm industry.

EDUCATION:
Create congenial learning environment for public school pupils- Anis Haffar
Tuesday, August 25 2015

Following recent discussions on how to improve the writing skills of students in public schools, educationist and founder of the GATE Foundation, Anis Haffar has advocated for the provision of a congenial environment to unearth and sharpen the literary skills of such students.

ATEBUBU:
BAC holds workshop on access to credit and farm inputs
Wednesday, August 26 2015

The Atebubu-Amantin District office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC) with support from the SATISFY project of World Vision Ghana has organized a day’s workshop on access to credit and farming inputs for over 150 farmers and agro processors in Atebubu.

KETA:
Forecourt of Assembly, education complex get facelift
Wednesday, August 26 2015

The Keta Municipal Assembly has begun major works to give facelift to the Assembly with construction of the forecourt of the Assembly.

SOCIAL:
I’m committed to IMF’s 3-year fiscal consolidation plan – Mahama
Wednesday, August 26 2015

President John Mahama has stated that government will continue to regulate its expenditure as it aims to achieve fiscal consolidation within the three years under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program.

EJURA:
Two days stakeholders’ forum on fee-fixing held
Wednesday, August 26 2015

A two- day consultative workshop was held in Ejura to discussed proposed fees, rates, lincenses and rent for 2016. 

SEKYERE A P:
Assembly completes 2 school blocks
Wednesday, August 26 2015

The Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly has completed work on 3-unit classroom blocks for two basic schools at a total cost of 130,031.70 Ghana cedis.

SOCIAL:
UEW received hearing aids
Wednesday, August 26 2015

A research assistant and philanthropist, Miss Ilona Westphal of the Europa –Universitat Flensburg of Germany has donated Hearing aids to the Center for Hearing and Speech Services of the Department of Special Education, University of Education, Winneba.

N JUABEN:
Assembly to arrest parents of out-of-school children
Wednesday, August 26 2015

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly is set to arrest all parents who refuse to enroll their children in school.

ASIKUMA:
500 dual-desk distributed to schools
Wednesday, August 26 2015

Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway, the District Chief Executive of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa has distributed 500 dual desks to some selected basic schools in the district to help address their infrastructural challenges and improve standards of education in the district.

POLITICS:
NDC opens nominations for primaries today
Thursday, August 27 2015

Opening of nominations for the governing National   Democratic Congress’s forthcoming primaries begins today [Thursday] across the country.

KETA:
MP donates 3 patience monitors to Municipal Hospital
Thursday, August 27 2015

The Member of Parliament for Keta, Mr. Richard Quashigah has pledged to do his best to support the Keta Municipal Assembly to get to a level that would enable it provide the best healthcare to people in the Municipality.

ATEBUBU:
International youth day marked
Thursday, August 27 2015

The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has marked this year’s International Youth Day with a couple of activities aimed at sensitizing the youth on adolescent reproductive health.

TANO S:
Workshop on adolescent reproductive health held
Thursday, August 27 2015

The Tano South District Directorate of the department of Social Welfare and Community Development has organized a one day workshop on Adolescent Reproductive Health for head porters in the Tano South District at Bechem.

LEKMA:
ECG installs "street prepaid meters” at Nungua
Thursday, August 27 2015

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have went on to install its newly introduced "street prepaid meters” at Nungua in the Ledzokuku Krowor Municipality after series of agitations between the company and some residents who have earlier resisted attempts made by the company to install the said meters.

GA E:
Two communities to have household toilets
Thursday, August 27 2015

Two communities in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region have been selected under the Ghana Sanitation and Water Project to help mitigate the deficit of various household toilets in the area.

Ga Central
invites you to join the Homowo food bazaar train
Thursday, August 27 2015

If for any reason you missed various Ghanaian dishes or want to learn how to prepare or get some insight into your favorite Ghanaian dish then the best place to be tomorrow is Assembly premises of the Ga Central Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region.

Ga East
to have public SHS at last
Friday, August 28 2015

Mr. John Kwao Sackey, Municipal chief executive of the GA East Municipal Assembly is delighted that in not too long a distant future, the municipality would boost of its first public senior high school.

ECONOMICS:
Gov’t would not repeat mistakes of the past – Amissah-Arthur
Friday, August 28 2015

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, says  government is determined not to repeat the mistakes of the past when the country have to prevaricate in the face of mounting evidence of economic imbalances.

AMENFI W:
3unit school block for Amoamang almost ready
Friday, August 28 2015

The people of Amoamang in the Amenfi West District in the Western Region will in few months boast of befitting classroom block for students.

MPOHOR:
Assembly improves healthcare at Adum Domenase
Friday, August 28 2015

The Mpohor District Assembly has constructed a Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Adum Domenase to provide the people with access to quality healthcare.

BOSOME F:
Assembly prepares for District Level Elections
Friday, August 28 2015

The Bosome Freho Electoral Commissioner, Mrs. Grace Martha Navele, has cautioned officials recruited and trained to minister the District Level Elections on September 1, 2015 to remain steadfast as they hold the key to the successful conduct of the elections.

BUILSA N:
Assembly hands over new library facility
Friday, August 28 2015

In a bid to improve teaching and learning in the area, the Builsa North District Assembly has completed and handed over a new library facility for students at “Abeliyeri”, a suburb of the district.

KETU S:
Farming to be revamped in Ketu South Municipality as irrigation project commences
Friday, August 28 2015

Agricultural activities in the Ketu South Municipality and Akatsi South District of the Volta Region are set to be revamped in order to improve yield, following the commissioning of an irrigation project there.

SECURITY:
Nkonya, Alavanyo curfews extended for assembly elections
Saturday, August 29 2015

The Minister of Interior Mr. Mark Woyongohas on the advice of the Volta Regional Security Council and by Executive Instrument renewed the Curfew hours imposed on Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships from 6:00pm to 6:00am effective Friday 28th August, 2015.

TRANSPORTATION:
944 People killed in accidents this year
Saturday, August 29 2015

A total of 944 people were killed in vehicle crashes between January and June this year.

AMENFI C:
Assembly completes two sch blocks
Saturday, August 29 2015

The Amenfi Central District Assembly has completed classroom blocks for two basic schools to help improve teaching and learning.

SOCIAL:
Mahama distributes outboard motors to fishermen
Sunday, August 30 2015

President John Mahama has tasked chief fishermen at the various landing sites to form watch-dog committees to help expose fishermen who engage in illegal fishing activities.

AFIGYA K:
Afigya-Kwabre ends training for electoral officers
Sunday, August 30 2015

The Electoral Commission (EC) has organized training for officers involved in the conduct of the September 1 District Level elections in Afigya-Kwabre to ensure a smooth poll.

SECURITY:
2 police officers killed in Mankessim road crash
Sunday, August 30 2015

Two police officers are reported dead in a road accident which occurred on the Mankessim-Accra road Saturday evening.

KPONE K:
Greater Accra Minister cautions against indiscipline
Monday, August 31 2015

The Greater Regional Minister, Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, has warned against indiscipline and criminal act in the region, saying peace is necessary for national development.

POLITICS:
Ignore Candidates who campaign on party lines - NCCE Director
Monday, August 31 2015

Ghanaians have been urged to ignore aspiring assembly members who try to buy their votes and campaigning on party lines, since the DLE was strictly non-partisan and must be treated as such.

SECURITY:
2,000 security officers deployed for Assembly elections
Monday, August 31 2015

A combined team of security officers numbering more than 2,000, have been deployed across the country to protect ballots and maintain security during Tuesday’s District Assembly elections.

MPOHOR:
DCE commissions Obrayebona CHPs compound for use
Monday, August 31 2015

Mr. Anthony Bassaw, District Chief Executive (MCE) for the Mpohor District in the Western Region has commissioned a newly completed Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound for the people of Obrayebona.

BOSOMTWE:
Accommodation for Pranso teachers to be improved
Monday, August 31 2015

The Bosomtwe District Assembly has initiated efforts to provide teachers at Pranso with adequate accommodation to promote their wellbeing in the area.

HO W:
PM confident of retaining seat
Monday, August 31 2015

A former Presiding Member (PM) and Aspiring Assembly member of the Awlime-Todze Electoral Area in the Ho West District, Mr. Mathew Mensah Atsrim has expressed confidence of retaining his seat as the Assembly Member for the area.

GA C:
Fast foods unhealthy - MCE
Monday, August 31 2015

It was all merry making at the homowo food bazaar held last Friday at the Ga central Municipal Assembly premises.

ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS:
Court places injunction on Tanokrom elections
Monday, August 31 2015

The local elections in the Tanokrom area have been suspended
A Sekondi High Court has placed an injunction on the district assembly elections at West Tanokrom in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis in the Western region.

CAPE C:
Metropolis tops child prostitution in Ghana- UNICEF Report
Monday, August 31 2015

A recent United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF ) report has revealed that Cape Coast, in the Central Region, is leading in child prostitution cases in Ghana.