WA :
Festival postponed because of disputes
Saturday, September 01 2007
Factions in the chieftaincy dispute in the Lawra Traditional Area have been advised to drop their entrenched positions and compromise for a solution to enhance the development of the area.
KMA :
Fake dealer grabbed
Saturday, September 01 2007
The Kumasi Police has arrested one Frank Opoku, a trader in Accra who nearly duped Hajia Fati Alhassan, a Kumasi businesswoman of 60 million cedis for the purchase of 12 bottles of "Shark Liver Oil" a fake mixture.
NATIONAL :
Economic Partnership Agreement: How many Ghanaians know about it?
Saturday, September 01 2007
At a forum to discuss Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Europe and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries most of my colleague journalists asked what it was all about.
WASSA WEST :
Food vendors dealt with
Saturday, September 01 2007
More than thirty food sellers in Tarkwa have been sent to court and fined  various sums of money for selling in an unhygienic environment.
NDC (KOFORIDUA) :
Call on former MPs to join campaign
Saturday, September 01 2007
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on its former Ministers, Members of Parliament and members of the Progressive Voluntary Organizations (PVOs) to go to their constituencies to join the party’s campaign to explain the achievements of party to the electorate.
SAEMA :
Second lady joins campaign
Saturday, September 01 2007
Hajia Ramatu Mahama, wife of the Vice President has paid a courtesy call on Mr Anthony E. Amoah, Western Regional Minister, during which the two held a closed door meeting.
WA :
Lack of female maths and science teachers a limitation
Saturday, September 01 2007
Mr. George Hikah Benson, the Upper West Regional Minister, has called for pragmatic solution to the problem of inadequate number of female science and mathematics teachers in educational institutions in the region.
JUABESO :
Nephew tries to kill uncle
Saturday, September 01 2007
The timely presence of journalists at Dominebo, near Asempanaeye in the Juabeso District, saved two brothers from being murdered in a nearby bush by their nephew, Kofi Nketsia
HO :
Why micro finance?
Saturday, September 01 2007
Government’s recently inaugurated Micro-Finance and Small-Loans Scheme, is a well thought-out intervention to tackle poverty among skilled and creative people in the rural areas especially and must not be allowed to fail.
NATIONAL :
Ghana lands into semis
Saturday, September 01 2007
Ghana overcame Peru 2-0 with goals from Sadick Adams and Ransford Osei to advance to Wednesday’s semi-final against Spain, who beat France on penalties earlier today.
NATIONAL :
Hulk Hogan to visit Ghana
Saturday, September 01 2007
Former world wrestling champion, Hollywood Hulk Hogan of the USA, will visit Ghana to witness the inauguration of the newly formed Ghana Wrestling Association on October 8.
NDC (ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA) :
NDC not ready to accept diasporan votes
Sunday, September 02 2007
Professor Evans Atta Mills, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flag bearer of for the 2008 General Elections, has reiterated that the party would not accept results from abroad in the 2008 polls.
NPP DECIDES :
Veep declares intentions
Sunday, September 02 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama today formerly declared his intention to contest for the Presidential slot of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in election 2008.
JAMAN SOUTH :
Veep campaign club launched
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Brong Ahafo Regional branch of Club A 600, a group campaigning for  Vice President Aliu Mahama’s bid for the Presidential slot of the NPP was inaugurated at Berekum .
KETU :
DCE meets anti malaria campaigner
Sunday, September 02 2007
Mr. Kingsley Holgate, a South African travelling through Africa with his family by road to give renewed impetus to the fight against malaria arrived in Ghana, at Aflao from the Republic of Togo .
NATIONAL :
Weather forecast
Sunday, September 02 2007
The weather will be cloudy and dull over southern Ghana in the morning, a forecast of the Ghana Meteorological agency valid from 0600 AM on Sunday to 0600 AM on Monday said.
NPP (ADANSI SOUTH:
DCE contests in elections
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Adansi South District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Francis Kudjoe Dorpenpoh, has declared his intention to contest the primaries to contest the New Edubiase Parliamentary seat in the 2008 general elections on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
GOMOA :
God to act violently
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Founder and Leader of the Nyame Ntse Prayer and Herbal Centre at Gomoa Dominase in the Central Region, the Reverend Job Kofi Anim, has called on the government to put in measures to curb the spate of killings in the country in recent times.
AGONA :
Three defraud orphanage
Sunday, September 02 2007
A team of officials from the Headquarters of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service in Accra have arrested three people at Agona Swedru for allegedly defrauding the Mother Care and Welfare Orphanage at Kwansakrom near Agona Swedru through the Internet.
GOMOA :
Oando to supply fuel to fishermen
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Central Regional branch of the Ghana National Association Farmers and Fishermen (GNAFF) has reached an agreement with the Oando Oil Marketing Company to supply premix fuel and marine gas oil to fishermen in the Region.
AGONA :
Infested farms to be destroyed
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Central Region branch of the Cocoa Swollen-shoot Virus Division (CSSVD) of the Ghana Cocoa Board is to embark on an exercise to cut down all infested farms in the Agona Nyakrom District.
WA :
National Farmers and Fishermen winners visit U/W
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Government has been urged to establish a Fund to provide medium and long term credit to farmers to expand the support base for agricultural production.
NDC( AMA) :
Show
Sunday, September 02 2007
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on all party faithful to exhibit solidarity to its leaderships at all levels to attract others to the party.
   
NPP DECIDES :
Dan Botwe confident
Sunday, September 02 2007
A Presidential Aspirant of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said delegates to the December National Delegates Congress of the party face two obvious choices between Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe and the other 16 aspirants.
KWAEBIBIREM :
Veep joins Kade to celebrate festival
Sunday, September 02 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama observed that no nation could develop in a state of instability, insecurity and disunity.
KMA :
Otumfuo speaks to GIPC
Sunday, September 02 2007
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has appealed to the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) to show flexibility to businessmen who decide to invest in the country so as  to encourage more investors to take advantage of good business and political climate prevailing in Ghana.
WA :
U/W disadvantaged
Sunday, September 02 2007
Senior Secondary Schools in Upper West Region are at disadvantage following the allocation of a few science and mathematics teachers to man the 18 schools in the region.
CAPE COAST:
From municipal to metropolis
Sunday, September 02 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced the decision of the government to elevate Cape Coast from a municipality to a metropolis.
CAPE COAST :
Emulate past heroes-Omanhene
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Omanhene, Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, had commended the government for its contribution towards the development of the township and the region as a whole.
TAMALE :
Residents fear eviction
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Choggu Low-cost Residents Association in Tamale has appealed to the President to intervene to save sitting tenants of government residential accommodation in the Metropolis from forced eviction by the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC).
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
"Quarter to one" very important for bicycles
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Winneba Police Command has banned the movement of motor bicycles and bicycles without light during the night in Winneba township with immediate effect.
   
NEW JUABEN :
Daasebre supports fund
Sunday, September 02 2007
Daasebre Oti Boateng, Omanhene of the New Juaben Traditional Area, has presented two sets of computers and accessories to the Secretariat of the Eastern Region Moslem Education Fund at Koforidua.
CAPE COAST :
More support for ’Fetu Afahye’
Sunday, September 02 2007
Professor John Evans Atta Mills, the presidential candidate, of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)  presented GH¢2,000 (¢20 million) cash and items worth GH¢2,500(¢25 million) to Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, Omanhen of Oguaa Traditional Area, to support the celebration of this year’s ‘Fetu Afahye’.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Take us to school- director
Sunday, September 02 2007
Ms. Augustina Aboagye, the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Director of Education, has called for training on the disbursement and monitoring of the Capitation Grant for district directors of education and school heads to help check embezzlement and misappropriation of funds.
NATIONAL :
Maritime must be ready.
Sunday, September 02 2007
Mr. Kwasi Blay, Deputy Western Regional Minister has stressed the need to re-appraise the country’s maritime strategy to be able to surmount challenges that would be posed by the oil discovery and globalisation.
NKORANZA :
Indian hemp becoming friendly
Sunday, September 02 2007
Mr. Kwame Baffoe-Duah, assemblyman of Yeboasa electoral area, a suburb of Nkwabeng in Nkoranza district of Brong-Ahafo has expressed concern about the upsurge of Indian Hemp smoking among  the youth of the area.
KWAHU WEST :
Health alert- district needs attention
Sunday, September 02 2007
Mr. Evans Osei-Baah, Kwahu West District HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, at the weekend said cases of  the disease in the area had increased tremendously for the past two-and-half years.
GARU TEMPANE :
Government reps. visit flood victims
Sunday, September 02 2007
A high-powered delegation from the Ministries of Interior and Defence undertook a fact-finding visit to the flood-hit areas in the Upper East Region to assess the extent of damage caused by the recent heavy rains, and to make a recommendation to Government for relief aid for the victims.
NATIONAL :
Guidelines for herbalists
Sunday, September 02 2007
The Ministry of Health has formulated guidelines for the registration of traditional medicine practitioners to help assess practitioners on merit and to be licensed.
TALENSI NABDAM :
Talensi prepares to take off
Monday, September 03 2007
The Talensi-Nabdam District Assembly is making strides to increase residents patronage in the registration process of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) which is set to take off in October this year.
MFANTSEMAN :
Chemicals destroy soil-farmers told
Monday, September 03 2007
An Ecological Training Centre to impart beekeeping, ruminant rearing, agro-forestry and organic farming skills to the youth has been established at Kwesil-Ansah, near Abeadze Dominase in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region.
    
GOMOA :
Protect children from social vices - Parents urged
Monday, September 03 2007
The Executive Director of Women and Youth Development Association (WOYODA) a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Alhaji Usman Moro Fukuyama, has called on parents to protect their children from social vices.
GOMOA :
Property owners to be compensated
Monday, September 03 2007
The Central Regional Director of the Ghana Highway Authority, Nana Boamah, has given the assurance that property demolished or destroyed during the construction of the Mallam-Yamoransa highway would be adequately compensated for.
BIRIM NORTH :
Over 3000 acres of land for small scale miners
Monday, September 03 2007
The Minerals Commission is to allocate 3,262.5 acres of land in the Birem North District for distribution to 130 licensed small-scale gold miners to enhance gold production in the area.
GA EAST :
Sissala community install chief
Monday, September 03 2007
The Madina/Abokobi MP, Alhaji Amadu Sorogo has appealed to the Sisala Community living in Madina to register with the National Health Insurance Scheme to enable them to access quality health care delivery.
FANTEAKWA :
District addresses low educational standards
Monday, September 03 2007
The Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Ms Mary Animwah, has called on members of Fanteakwa District Education Planning Team (DEPT) to re-strategize their programmes to address the low standards of education in the district.
KETU :
Aflao goes gay
Monday, September 03 2007
Scores of nationals of Benin and Togo converged at Aflao in the Volta Region to give an international character to the durbar marking the climax of the Godigbe festival of the chiefs and people of the Aflao Traditional Area.
FANTEAKWA :
Three million dollars educational project
Monday, September 03 2007
A three-year programme estimated at about three million dollars to improve education in Fanteakwa District from next January is to be undertaken by the management of Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA), an affiliate of World Vision International.
WA EAST :
Flood claims lives
Monday, September 03 2007
Heavy rains have caused the death of five people in South Sissala area of the Wa East District, three of the deaths at Funsi and two at Kundungu.
    
WA :
Media urged to market U/W
Monday, September 03 2007
The Upper West Mr. George Hikah BensonRegional Minister says he does not fear criticisms, as they are sources of inspiration for him to perform his duties appropriately for the benefit of the people.
AMA :
Fight against corruption
Monday, September 03 2007
The Word Miracle Church International (WMCI) has ended its four-day 20th anniversary convention in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to get actively involved in the fight against corruption.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Assemblyman, others swindled
Monday, September 03 2007
A district magistrate court at Breman Asikuma, has remanded a 30-year-old unemployed man for defrauding 26 people from Breman Beedum of a total amount of 630 Ghana cedis.
NATIONAL :
Disciplinary Committee invites Nania and Okwahu United
Monday, September 03 2007
The Disciplinary Committee of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has invited officials and players of Nania FC and Okwahu United FC to appear before it sittings on Tuesday, September 4 at the Secretariat.
NPP DECIDES :
Veep makes public declaration about presidential ambition
Monday, September 03 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama has made his maiden public declaration about his political aspiration to lead the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Election 2008.
NDC (ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA) :
Two candidates for Breman Asikuma
Monday, September 03 2007
The flag bearer for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills has introduced the two candidates who have filled their nomination to contest the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) constituency seat on the ticket of the party to a large crowd of the party supporters at Breman Asikuma.
WEST GONJA :
Twenty communities displaced
Monday, September 03 2007
About twenty communities have been displaced in the West Gonja District following this year’s torrential rains.
HO :
Moslems ursher in month of ramadan
Monday, September 03 2007
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has stated that the new Education Reform Programme was to rectify shortcomings of the previous educational system.
NATIONAL :
Appiah wins SWAG Sport Personality of the Year
Monday, September 03 2007
Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah was voted the "SWAG Onetouch Sports Personality of 2006" at the Association’s 32nd Awards Night, which came off last Saturday at the Banquet Hall of the State House.
NATIONAL :
"We need the world cup in Ghana" - Starlets
Monday, September 03 2007
Slowly but surely the "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Stars", Ghana’s U-17 team h Black Starlets are steadily moving towards snatching the ultimate prize of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Korea.
NATIONAL :
Ghana flags in high demand in Korea
Monday, September 03 2007
The most valuable thing in Ghana’s camp at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup is the high demand of Ghanaian flags by Korean fans as souvenir to cheer the Starlets
NATIONAL :
Osei wins Tigo Tema Open Golf
Monday, September 03 2007
George Osei of the Takoradi Golf Club returned a gross score of 147, to win this year’s Tigo Tema Open Golf Championship which ended at the Tema Country Golf Course on Sunday. Richard Coffie came
FANTEAKWA :
Lack of accommodation bane to teaching
Monday, September 03 2007
Participants at a Ghana Accountability Improves Trust(GAIT II) forum sponsored by USAID at Begoro, have observed that, the lack of accommodation in the rural communities are the reasons why teachers do not accept postings to those areas.
FANTEAKWA :
Parents still reluctant to educate children
Monday, September 03 2007
Participants at a day’s educational forum on Ghana Accountability Improves Trust(GAIT) have urged parents to take the education of their wards important.
SAEMA :
11 girls assisted
Monday, September 03 2007
Madam Abena Kwallah, Western Regional Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has donated one sewing machine each and GH¢ 1,100 to 11 girls to enable them to undergo apprenticeship in dressmaking and designing.
WA :
Police gets tough
Monday, September 03 2007
As part of efforts to reduce the number of persons involved in motor accidents resulting in deaths and injuries in the Wa Municipality, the Upper West Regional Police Command, has embarked on a special exercise to arrest persons riding motorbikes without crash helmets.
TAMALE :
Minister indicted
Monday, September 03 2007
The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), has accused Mr Ambrose Dery, a Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice of sabotaging the development of Northern Ghana.
    
CAPE COAST :
Absence of war not peace
Monday, September 03 2007
Mr Boakye Agyarko, one of the Presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)  said the absence of war in the country did not mean that there was peace.
WENCHI :
2010, measures against sea erosion in the offing
Monday, September 03 2007
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, has advised zongo communities to avoid acts that could disturb the peace during the campaigns towards the 2008 general election.
NATIONAL :
GPRTU elects new national president
Monday, September 03 2007
Alhaji Yaw Manu, Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has been elected unopposed as the new National Chairman of the Union at Takoradi.
NEW JUABEN :
45 per cent registers in region
Monday, September 03 2007
A total of 937,338 people have subscribed to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Eastern region as at June this year, Deputy Regional Minister, Mr Ofosu Asamoah,has said .
    
ASUOGYAMAN :
Dam water level
Monday, September 03 2007
The following are the water level readings of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Monday, September 3.
MFANTSEMAN :
30 given training in agriculture
Monday, September 03 2007
An Ecological Training Centre to impart beekeeping, ruminant rearing, agro-forestry and organic farming skills to the youth has been established at Kwesil-Ansah, near Abeadze Dominase in the Mfantseman District of the Central Region.
KMA :
District directors go to school
Monday, September 03 2007
Mr. Richard Quayson, deputy commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), urged civil society groups to participate in the implementation of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to enhance democracy and good governance in Ghana.
KMA :
700 million library to be constructed
Monday, September 03 2007
Madam Cecilia Abenaa Dapaah, Minister of Works, Housing and Water Resources, has cut the sod for commencement of a 70,000 Ghana Cedi library project for the Bohyen-Kropo Metropolitan Authority Primary School at Kropo in Kumasi.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Punish my son
Monday, September 03 2007
Drama unfolded at an Accra Circuit Court when a 60-year-old mother prayed the court to punish her son, who had inflicted wounds on his half-brother, to enable her to have peace in her home.
NEW JUABEN :
Greener Ghana launched
Monday, September 03 2007
Mr. Joseph Bempah, Kade District Forestry Manager,  announced that more than 81,000 hectares of different species of trees had been so far planted under the National Plantation Development Programme.
    
TAMALE :
Protect the cotton industry
Monday, September 03 2007
Members of Cotton Growers Association of Ghana (CGAG) have appealed to government to review its policy on the importation of lint cotton to protect the local cotton industry from total collapse.
BOSOMTWE ATWIMA KWANWOMA :
Support assembly projects
Monday, September 03 2007
Mr Bright Addai-Mununkum, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bosomtwe-Atwima-Kwanwoma (BAK), has said the District Assembly had since 2001 given scholarships to 791 second-cycle students amounting to GH¢27,300.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Security held responsible for death
Monday, September 03 2007
A seven-member fact-finding committee established to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a commercial driver, George Kojo Atuah, has recommended that four security personnel involved should be held responsible.
    
AMA :
MTTU warns truck drivers
Monday, September 03 2007
The Commander of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Victor Tandoh, has reminded articulated truck drivers that it is against the Road Traffic regulations for them to use the Tema beach road.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
DCE takes stock
Monday, September 03 2007
The Atwima Mponua District Assembly in the Ashanti Region has employed 327 teaching assistants, who are currently teaching in the various communities in the district, under the National Youth Employment  Programme (NYEP).
ASUTIFI :
Embrace NYEP jobs
Monday, September 03 2007
The Asutifi District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Opoku Peprah, has called on the youth to take advantage of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to get jobs to contribute towards national development.
NATIONAL :
100,000 more to enter programme
Monday, September 03 2007
About 100,000 more youth are expected to benefit under the government’s National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) by the close of next year.
KADJEBI :
580 million cedis hostel for secondary school
Monday, September 03 2007
A Netherlands foundations, Stichting Atta has funded a 580 million cedis 80 bed boys hostel for the Dodi Papase Secondary School in
the Kadjebi District of the Volta region.
TECHIMAN :
MCE sweeps votes
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr. Kingsley Yaw Donyina, Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, has won the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Techiman South constituency primaries with 91 votes out of 109 votes cast.
TECHIMAN :
MPs support assembly
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Members of Parliament (MPs) for Techiman North and South, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh and Mr. Addai Simons have donated 20 million cedis towards the construction of a police barracks.
SENE :
Ensure good governance
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The District Chief Executive for Sene in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Madam Cynthia Titiriku-Danso, has urged Town and Area Councils to strengthen their activities and programmes at the grassroots levels to ensure good governance.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Mass evacuation exercise
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Assembly has contracted Zoomlion Ghana Limited for the management and collection of waste in the District.
WENCHI :
Muslim youth urged to avoid violence
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, has advised zongo communities to avoid acts that could disturb the peace during the electioneering campaigns towards the 2008 general election.
AMA :
Call for equal women representation
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Coalition on Women’s Manifesto has called for the introduction of quota systems in the electoral system to ensure equal representation of women in the political arena.
GOMOA:
Two thousand women to expand business
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Eastern Gomoa Assin Rural Bank has disbursed more than 5.3 billion cedis to about 2,000 women groups to expand their businesses this year, Mr Ibrahim Mobashir, General Manager, has stated.
NZEMA EAST :
DCE tours district
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Nzema East district Chief Executive Mr. Joshua Kwajah - Ellimah has visited Baku a fishing community in the district to interact with the chiefs and people as part of his familiarization tour of the district
(NKROFUL) NZEMA EAST :
Be law abiding
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The District Commander of Police Deputy Superintendent J. K. Dzakah has cautioned the members of the Concerned Citizens and Youth Association of Anwia and Teleku-Bokazo not to take the law into their hands but be law - abiding in order to ensure peace and harmony in the community.
ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Scrub late birth registration fees
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr. Iddris Abadallah, Child Protection Officer at UNICEF in Accra has urged government to scrub late birth registration fee for new born babies in the country.
ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Minister expresses concern about fraudulent documents
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Alhaji Awudi Yeremiah, Deputy Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, said birth registration was the first step towards ensuring the rights of the child prescribed in the Children’s Act 1998 (Act 560).
KWAEBIBIREM :
A dream realised
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr Ofosu Asamoah, Deputy Eastern Regional Minister has inaugurated the Kade Government Hospital.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Prisoner rips colleague’s scrotum
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Yaw Nyarko, 24, who is serving a two-year jail term at the Kumasi Central Prisons, has been remanded in prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit Court for tearing open his colleague’s scrotum during a fight within the prison premises.
ATWIMA-NYABIAGYA :
Breastfeed for healthy babies
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Atwima-Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, Mr Thomas Ofori-Donkor has advised parents especially nursing mothers, to breastfeed their babies to ensure healthy growth.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Health centre lacks facilities
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Lack of adequate facilities notably accommodation for health personnel are hampering effective and efficient health delivery services at the Akropong Health Centre in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti.
AMA :
Squatters defiant
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Squatters and hawkers in the Central Business District(CBD) of Accra have defied the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s directive to relocate from the streets to the pedestrian shopping mall at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.
AMA :
Defaulters to be exposed
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Authorities at the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital will soon publish the names and pictures of patients who default in payment of medical bills.
WA :
Minister worried about high mortality
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister has charged health personnel in the region to find practical ways to address the high child mortality and morbidity rates, HIV/AIDS and the prevalence of Tuberculosis and Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) that were retarding the Region’s development.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Pastor rapes two sisters
Tuesday, September 04 2007
A leader at the Confidence Charismatic Church in Kumasi, Reverend Isaac Osei, is in police custody for allegedly raping two sisters.
AMA :
We are not corrupt
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Sonitra, an Israeli-based construction company, has dismissed rumours of bribery in the construction of the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange in Accra, saying they executed their projects according to international norms.
TECHIMAN :
Respect very crucial for development
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Nana Okogyeoman Kese Basahyia II, Chief of Oforikrom in Techiman Municipality has stressed the need for mutual respect between traditional rulers and their people.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to play Morocco and Saudi
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The Ghana Football Association today announced that the senior national team, the Black Stars would be engaged in two separate friendly games this September.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Torrential rains will not affect load shedding
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The water level of the Akosombo Dam has exceeded the minimum operating  level of 240 feet.
WA :
GAST hold confab
Tuesday, September 04 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on corporate bodies especially major beneficiaries of science and technology education to support its promotion in the country.
WA :
GAST presidents calls for restoration
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr Herbert Kwesi Krufi Graham, President of GAST urged government to restore the scholarship programme for science teachers that was introduced sometime ago to upgrade their professional skills and impart knowledge effectively and efficiently to students.
NATIONAL :
Ghana names squad for Friendlies
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Claude Le Roy has called up his 21-man squad for Ghana’s double friendly matches against Morocco and Saudi Arabia beginning this weekend.
NATIONAL :
Rainfall pattern to peak
Tuesday, September 04 2007
The  Meteorological Services Department has stated that the rainfall pattern is expected to peak in the three northern regions this month.
NATIONAL :
Fly high the national flag - Ambassador
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Ghana’s Ambassador to South Korea, Mr Kwadwo Afuakwah Sarpong has called on the players of the U-17 National team, the Black Starlets to "Go-all-out" in their remaining two matches to ensure convincing victories to lift high the national flag.
NPP DECIDES :
Dan Botwe cautions media
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe, an aspiring presidential candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), appealed to media houses, particularly those affiliated to the party, to be circumspect about their comments on the aspirants to maintain unity within the party after the December 22 Congress.
AMA :
Fight against mosquitoes supported
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Sonitra, an Israeli-based construction company,  donated 15,000 GH cedis towards the anti-malaria campaign in the Greater Accra Region.
    
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Father commits incest
Tuesday, September 04 2007
A Tema Circuit Court remanded Godfred Okansey 41 a businessman from Tema Community One Site 18 into prison custody for incest.
AKWAPIM SOUTH :
Farmers taught how to market
Tuesday, September 04 2007
About 200 pineapple farmers in the Akwapim South District  ended a two-day workshop on Rapid Multiplication Technique production and marketing of varieties of pineapples.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
DCE advocates breast feeding
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Mr Thomas Ofori-Donkor, Atwima-Nwabiagya District Chief Executive, has advised parents especially nursing mothers, to breastfeed their babies to ensure healthy growth.
    
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Health centre needs attention
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Lack of adequate facilities notably accommodation for health personnel are hampering effective and efficient health delivery services at the Akropong Health Centre in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti.
KMA :
Gruesome
Tuesday, September 04 2007
Yaw Nyarko, 24, who is serving a two-year jail term at the Kumasi Central Prisons, was remanded in prison custody by a Kumasi Circuit Court for tearing open his colleague’s scrotum during a fight within the prison premises.
(CHUCHULIGA) BUILSA :
Chuchuliga linked to the world
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A collaborative effort of the Ghana Telecom, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Foundation (UNF), and the Kumasi Institute of Technology and Environment (KITE) has seen the commissioning of an “eCare” Project at Chuchuliga in the Builsa District.
KASSENA NANKANA :
Deal with perpetrators
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Pe Joseph Banape Afagachie, Paramount Chief of Nakong Traditional Area in Kassena-Nankana District in Upper East Region, has stressed the need for municipal and district assemblies in the region to enact stringent by-laws to deal with people who degrade the environment.
FANTEAKWA :
Students upgraded
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Seventy students drawn from the Fanteakwa District, have ended a five-day workshop aimed at upgrading their skills, at Osino in the Eastern Region.
TAMALE :
Government not happy with exodus of teachers
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has expressed the government’s dissatisfaction with teachers who leave the classroom for greener pastures after pursuing further professional courses under the sponsorship of the Ghana Education Service (GES).
NORTH TONGU :
Chief laid to rest
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Late Paramount chief of the Mepe Traditional Area, Togbega Kwao Anipati IV was laid to rest after a burial ceremony which attracted all the chiefs and queen mothers from Tongu, Anlo Traditional Council, Grater Accra Region and all walks of life.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Unlawful entry
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Kofi Duku, a 25-year old Ajumako Besease flourmill operator, has been fined 3.6 million cedis by a Breman Asikuma district magistrate court for unlawful entry and stealing flour.
TEMA :
All hands on deck
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Victor Tetteh, Director of High Intelligence Quotient Education Consultancy Centre (HIQECC) in Tema, has observed that the development of children could not be accomplished by mothers and teachers alone but the concerted efforts and support of stakeholders in the society.
AMA :
One million dollars for "malaria war"
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Japanese government has announced a one-million U.S dollars (GHC 930,000) grant to support infectious diseases prevention for children in Ghana.
NATIONAL :
Another boost for malaria prevention
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Ministry of Health received a consignment of anti-malaria drugs valued at two million Chinese Yuan (236,000 dollars) from the Chinese government to assist in combating the disease.
AMA:
Audit operations of CEPS warehouses
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Emmanuel Darko of Ghana Community Network (GCnet), a customs monitoring body, has proposed an audit of all goods that have been warehoused, taken out of the warehouses and the amount involved at the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) since 2003.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
New rural bank for community
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A new financial institution, the Citizens Rural Bank Limited, has began operations in the country.
GARU TEMPANE:
Fund for flood victims
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Garu Tempane District Assembly is to set up a fund which will officially be launched today to provide assistance to flood victims in the area.
KINTAMPO SOUTH :
Chairmen rise against ban on DCE
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The chairmen of polling stations in Kintampo South constituency of the New Patriotic Party called for the lifting of a ban restraining Mr. Yaw Adjei-Duffour, Kintampo South District Chief Executive and Mr. Kwasi Adu Gyan, Brong-Ahafo regional chairman of the party from contesting in the primaries for the parliamentary elections next year.
NDC (SUNYANI) :
Women’s working committee inaugurated
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Brong Ahafo Regional NDC has inaugurated it’s women’s wing working committee in Sunyani.
TEMA :
Seven years of torment
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A Tema Circuit Court has remanded Godfred Okansey 41 a businessman from Tema Community One Site 18 into prison custody for incest.
ABURA ASEBU KWAMANKESE:
Mischief lands teacher in trouble
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted GH¢5,000 (¢50 million) bail with a surety to Albert Owusu 31, a teacher at New Ebu in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District for allegedly defiling an 11-year old pupil of the school.
NATIONAL:
Broadcasting station for two regions
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Chinese Ambassador in Ghana, Mr. Yu Wenzhe has expressed the intention of China to set up broadcasting stations in Accra and Kumasi to enable the government and people of Ghana to have first hand information on China.
PNC :
Leaders urged to fight corruption- Saaka
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Professor Yakubu Saaka, a presidential aspirant of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has stated that the lack of political will on the part of Ghanaian leaders in fighting corruption was the main cause for the canker in the country.
    
CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Ex-policeman jailed for forgery
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A circuit court at Kumasi jailed an ex-policeman to seven years imprisonment for attempting to withdraw GH¢1,200 with a cheque with a forged signature of Mr. Mahama Hamidu, Prempeh II Street Branch Manager of the Agricultural Development Bank in Kumasi.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Fisherman defiles five year old
Wednesday, September 05 2007
 A circuit court at Cape Coast remanded Egya Amissah, a 20-year-old fisherman from Elmina, for defiling a five-year old girl.
   
KETU (NPP) :
I will win- minister
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister, has expressed confidence in winning the Ketu North Constituency parliamentary seat next year.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Man beats wife to death
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A 45-year-old drinking bar operator at Nyinahin in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti has been arrested by the police for allegedly beating his wife, resulting in her death.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Current water level
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The following are the water level readings of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, September 5
HO (NPP) :
GOH goes for Ho West
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Mawutor Goh, Ho Municipal Chief Executive, was elected unopposed to contest the Ho West Constituency Parliamentary seat next year on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
TEMA (NPP) :
Presiding member beaten
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Mohammed Belinyi Abdullah, 34-year-old mechanical engineer based at Ashiaman, near Tema, has been elected to contest the Sene constituency seat in the 2008 parliamentary election for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
JASIKAN (NPP) :
Buem selects candidate
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Eighty-four delegates in the Buem Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) endorsed by popular acclamation the candidature of Mr Bob Charles Agbontor, a quantity surveyor to represent the area in the 2008 general election.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Promote peace
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Community and opinion leaders in Winneba have been urged to promote peace among the youth to ensure the needed environment in the town to enhance development in the area.
CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Sodomy
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Peter Agbotse 61, of Vakpo-Todzi has been remanded by a magistrate’s court at Kpando for allegedly defiling two young boys, one at the premises of the Vakpo-Gboxome Catholic Churc
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Dishonesty lands chief in court
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Nana Wereko Apem II, Gyaasehene of Sefwi-Awiam has appeared before the Bibiani Circuit Court allegedly for dishonestly receiving stolen tractor parts valued GH¢2,500 (25 million cedis).
NATIONAL :
Ghana falls to Spain
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A Bojan strike four minutes from the end of extra time saw La Selección complete a tense 2-1 win over Ghana at the Ulsan Complex Stadium on Wednesday and claim their place in the Final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Missing docket found
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The missing docket from the Ashanti New Town Magistrate’s Court, reported by the Ghanaian Times newspaper last Friday has been found.
TEMA :
Over 100 goods missing
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Kwabena Ahenkorah, an employee of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), has  told the committee probing operational malpractices at the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) that 109 containers got lost at the Tema Port after November 2005.
NATIONAL :
CSSPS must consider stakeholders
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Old Students Association of Prempeh college has called on the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports to review the Computerized Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) to take interest of key stakeholders in schools during admissions.
AMA :
Man re arrested
Wednesday, September 05 2007
When a circuit court in Accra discharged an accountant, charged for embezzling over ¢1.2 billion belonging to his employers, because a vital witness did not make an appearance in court, he thought he had gained his freedom.
AMA :
Fire guts latex foam
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The premises of the Latex foam factory, one of the leading foam matteress manufacturing companies in the North Industrial area in Accra was raised down by fire early this morning, reports say.
KMA :
Principals hold confab
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports has taken delivery of vehicles to be distributed to all the 38 teacher-training colleges in the country.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Cops in defilement case
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Two policemen were remanded into police custody by a Kumasi circuit court for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old JSS graduate.
NATIONAL :
Ghanaian doctors have cure for HIV/AIDS
Wednesday, September 05 2007
A group of Ghanaian doctors and ethno-botanists and their collaborators in the US have moved closer to global fame with their discovery of herbal medicines for the cure of the dreaded HIV/AIDS and Hepititis B.
SAEMA :
NPP donates to GJA
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Western Region office of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has presented a laptop computer and a printer to the regional branch of the Ghana Journalists’ Association at Takoradi.
KMA :
Use medications appropiately
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Kofi Asare, has called on health officers to adhere strictly to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended drugs for the treatment and prevention of Buruli Ulcer.
KADJEBI (NPP) :
DCE for parliamentary seat
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr Kofi Adjei Ntim, Kadjebi District Chief Executive (DCE), was  elected as the NPP parliamentary candidate for the Akan constituency in the Volta Region, in next year’s general election.
    
CAPE COAST :
Turom F/C emerge as Afahye Champions
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Turom F/C emerged the Fetu Afahye Gala Champions in a special soccer Gala Competition organized by MTN as part of activities to mark the Fetu Afahye Festival of the Chiefs and people of Oguaa Traditional Area.
CAPE COAST:
Vipers draw with Tema Sportive
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Division One campaigners, Cape Coast Venomous Vipers played a highly spirited game to hold Premier league side Tema Real Sportive to a pulsating 1-1 drawn game in a soccer match played at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast.
HOHOE (NPP) :
Candidate retained
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Hohoe-North Constituency election of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), which was characterized by intermittent hold-ups has retained Mr John Peter Amewu as its Parliamentary candidate for the 2008 general elections.
POLITICS :
Youth wings to dialogue
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The youth wings of political parties with representatives in Parliament launched a programme dubbed: "Inter-Party Youth Committee" to serve as a platform where politically active youth could dialogue and discuss issues of national interest in a non partisan way.
    
HO :
Annual blood donation by soldiers
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Soldiers of 66th Artillery Regiment in Ho will donate blood to the Blood Bank of the Volta Regional Hospital in Ho to herald the Yam Festival of the chiefs and people of the Asogli State every year.
NATIONAL :
First day at school to outdoor education reform
Wednesday, September 05 2007
This year’s First Day at School programme, which has been designed to soften the impact of the first day at school for children, would be on Tuesday, September 11.
WA :
Regional convention for blind
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Wa School for the Blind is among eight schools selected by government to undertake post junior secondary school technical and vocational programmes for disabled students throughout the country.
NATIONAL :
Hearts to play All Blacks on Sunday
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak will on Sunday, September 9, take on Gamba All Blacks in a friendly soccer match at the newly- renovated El-Wak sports stadium in Accra.
KMA:
Minister wants stadium projects to be completed ahead of schedule
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports has called on contractors working on the various sports facilities for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2008 to endeavour to complete the projects on schedule.
NATIONAL :
Minister wants stadium projects to be completed ahead of schedule
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports has called on contractors working on the various sports facilities for the African Cup of Nations (CAN) 2008 to endeavour to complete the projects on schedule.
TECHIMAN :
Assemblyman worried
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr. Unas Owusu, assemblyman for the Ahenbronoso Electoral Area, in the Techiman Municipality, cautioned the people against indiscriminate defecation and dumping of refuse, particularly in drainages in the area.
TECHIMAN :
Queen mother disturbed
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Nana Amobaa Dufie, Queenmother of Krobo and Kyidomhemaa of the Techiman Traditional Area, has expressed dismay at the indecent and obscene way the youth in the country dress.
    
NATIONAL :
Economic review launched
Wednesday, September 05 2007
The Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA)  launched its flagship publication, Ghana’s Economic Review Outlook for 2007 commending government for making strides in the economic growth performance for 2007.
BOLGATANGA (PNC) :
Nabdam candidate elected
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Dr Sintim Tobiga 58, a legal practitioner has been elected People’s National Convention (PNC) Parliamentary Candidate for Nabdam Constituency in the Upper East Region.
KETU (NPP) :
Ketu South picks candidate
Wednesday, September 05 2007
Mr. Peterson Miradje was elected the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for Ketu-South constituency for the 2008 General Elections at the party’s primaries  at Aflao.
WA :
About 3,000 English teachers needed
Thursday, September 06 2007
The Ghana Association of Teachers of  English have attributed the deteriorating knowledge of English language in schools to the recruitment of teachers of other subjects to teach the subject as a result of the inadequate supply of specialized teachers.
HO :
Support teaching of mathematics
Thursday, September 06 2007
Professor Kaku Sagary Nokoe, Pro-Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies, Tamale, has appealed to the government to address the issue of mathematicians and their training requirements.
AMA :
Support fight against abuses
Thursday, September 06 2007
Reverend William Dontoh, General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Church has said eliminating abuses against women and children should not be left out in the country’s quest to attain a middle-income status by 2010.
AMA :
First Day at School
Thursday, September 06 2007
This year’s First Day at School programme, which has been designed to soften the impact of the first day at school for children, would be on Tuesday, September 11.
OBUASI :
Amend section of Children’s Act
Thursday, September 06 2007
Civil society as well as community and opinion leaders in Obuasi have described as "morally unacceptable" a section of the Children’s Act that permits 16 year-olds to engage in sex upon consent, but could only marry after attaining 18 years.
HO :
National service not for the disgruntled
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mr George Gado, National Coordinator of the National Volunteer Service has dismissed the notion that National Service was for the disgruntled and the poor.
SOUTH TONGU:
Squabble over waterway
Thursday, September 06 2007
Disagreement is raging between a group of river side communities and others up stream in South-Tongu and Dangme over access to a shallow portion of the Volta River said to be rich in fish and oysters.
BAWKU :
Over one billion cedis relief package for flood victims
Thursday, September 06 2007
Flood victims in the Upper East Region are to receive relief items worth 1.1 billion cedis as the first line of official support.
SABOBA CHEREPONI :
Farmers to experience loss
Thursday, September 06 2007
The District Planning Officer (DPO) of the Saboba Chreponi District, Mr Alexander Tetteh has expressed fear that farmers in the area stand to experience imminent loss following the distractive rainfall that hit the area.
NATIONAL :
Ghana signs ICT agreement with South Africa
Thursday, September 06 2007
Ghana has signed a master franchise agreement with South Africa for the introduction of educational information communication and technology computer for kids.
KMA :
Over one thousand protectors trained
Thursday, September 06 2007
About 1,034 recruits are being trained at the Regional Police Training Depot in Kumasi under the Community Protection Unit (CPU) module of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP).
SAVELUGU NANTON :
Female students to enjoy scholarship
Thursday, September 06 2007
About  50 female students in the Savelugu-Nanton District are to benefit from a scholarship package from Dolan-Ayana Farms, a company operating in the district.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Pupils inability to read accounts for poor performance - DCE
Thursday, September 06 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asuogyaman Emmanuel Ntow-Bediako, has attributed the poor performance of pupils in the district in the last Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to their inability to read and understand what they are taught  in the classroom, as well as the lack of reading materials.
NKWANTA:
DCE makes SOS appeal
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mr Joseph Denteh, Nkwanta District Chief Executive (DCE), has sent an urgent message to the Ministry of Roads and Highways and the Ghana Highway Authority to help refurbish the road network in the District.
NATIONAL :
Nigeria reach the finals
Thursday, September 06 2007
Goals from Macauley Chrisantus, Yakubu Alfa, and Kabiru Akinsola helped Nigeria seal a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Germany at Suwon Sports Complex on Thursday and earn a place in Sunday’s Final against Spain in Seoul FIFA World Cup Stadium.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Todays water level
Thursday, September 06 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, September 6.
TECHIMAN :
District pays claims
Thursday, September 06 2007
The management of Techiman Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has so far paid about GH¢1,270,000 as claims to 173,000 beneficiaries this year as against GH¢650,000 for 98,192 beneficiaries last year.
NPP DECIDES :
Heart surgeon states position
Thursday, September 06 2007
Professor, Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng aspiring presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) declared that he was contesting to become President to stem the underdevelopment into which the country had been plunged. 
NEW JUABEN:
Diabled supported
Thursday, September 06 2007
The Emmanuel Educational Foundation and Sports Academy (EEFSA) has donated over 500 walking aids and medical equipment to some hospitals and disabled individuals within the New Juaben Municipality and the country as a whole.
TECHIMAN :
Are more men dying in road accidents?
Thursday, September 06 2007
A transport and road consultant decried the spate of fatalities on the roads, saying three out of four persons who died were men.
POLITICS :
Minister replys NDC flag bearer
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mrs. Oboshie Sai-Cofie, Minister of Information and National Orientation,  said teachers under the present government were better off than during the era of the previous administration.
KMA :
More middle aged women dying from cancer
Thursday, September 06 2007
Breast Cancer has been identified as the leading cause of death among African women between 35-55 years, Dr (Mrs) Beatrice Wiafe Addai, a Surgeon and Specialist in Breast Pathology announced in Kumasi.
NKWANTA :
District getting closer to eradicating guinea worm
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mr. Isaaka Adamu, Nkwanta District Disease Control Officer, has said the district was making great progress in combating guinea worm.
NATIONAL :
Teachers in school to go to the underserviced.
Thursday, September 06 2007
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed that almost all teachers returning from study leave and newly trained ones should be posted to “under-serviced” areas to address the problem of shortage of teachers in those areas.
NATIONAL :
Land use planning and management
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mr. Edward Puewele Karbo, Director of the Town and Country Planning Department, said it would be able to enforce its laws when the Department was vested with implementation powers under the ongoing Land Administration Project.
NATIONAL :
Taxi drivers to own theirs
Thursday, September 06 2007
Vanguard Assurance Company Limited is to assist local taxi drivers acquire brand new cars through a leasing arrangements with Ecobank Ghana Limited as part of efforts to reduce accidents and promote safe driving.
BOLGATANGA :
Fuel shortage hits municipal
Thursday, September 06 2007
Mr. Isaac Nsoh Amoah, Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, expressed concern at the frequent fuel shortage in the Municipality, saying it was distressful to the people.
BOLGATANGA :
DISCAP improves water system
Thursday, September 06 2007
The District Capacity Building Project (DISCAP) being implemented by the Canadian Government in the three Northern Regions, made up of Upper West, Upper East and Northern regions, has resulted in the improvement of the quality of water for the people.
ZABZUGU TATALE :
Help evacuate stranded fishermen and farmers- DCE
Friday, September 07 2007
Alhaji Yakubu Bukari, Zabzugu/Tatale District Chief Executive, has appealed to Ministry of Harbours and Railways to provide the Assembly with motorized boats to evacuate stranded fishermen and farmers along the banks of River Oti following the floods
WEST MAMPRUSI :
Veep urges assemblies to provide assistance to flood victims
Friday, September 07 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has called on Municipal and District Assemblies in the three Northern Regions to be proactive in the provision of assistance to flood victims.
HO :
Micro-finance scheme to tackle rural poverty
Friday, September 07 2007
The Government’s Micro-Finance and Small-Loans Scheme, recently inaugurated is aimed at tackling poverty among skilled and creative people in the rural areas.
TMA :
Communal spirit at work
Friday, September 07 2007
Kpone-Katamanso Traditional Area of the Greater Accra Region have undertaken a clean-up exercise to improve sanitation in the area
TMA :
Former GPC employees ejected
Friday, September 07 2007
Twenty-two former employees of Ghana Publishing Corporation (GPC) and their families have been ejected from their residence by an Accra High Court Bailiff assisted by the Police.
TECHIMAN :
Institute association for small-scale farmers- Dr Amoah advocates
Friday, September 07 2007
The National Coordinator for Ecumenical Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (ECASARD), Dr King David Amoah, has called for the establishment of National Council for Small-Scale Farmers.
AMA :
Muslims to look for the moon
Friday, September 07 2007
The National Chief Imam has urged all Muslims to look out for the first appearance of the new moon of Ramadan on Wednesday, September 12, between 5.30 and 6.00 pm (1730 and 1800).
NATIONAL :
We need more Kindergartens - Fobih
Friday, September 07 2007
Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Kweku Fobih, has directed all District Directors of Education to liaise with District Assemblies to set up Kindergartens within communities that did not have any.
AMA :
Osu Mantse not responsible for demolition of house
Friday, September 07 2007
Osu Stool Secretary, Nii Okwei Nortey, has denied rumours that Nii Nortey Owuo III, Osu Manste, had a hand in the demolition Osu Traditional Council’s offices at North Ridge.
TMA :
Hawkers demonstrate against TMA
Friday, September 07 2007
Enraged traders and hawkers who were being evicted from the streets in Ashaiman, nearly prevented the Tema Municipal Assembly’s (TMA) Chief Executive Officer and other officials from using the Ashaiman market road.
AMA :
Fuel Shortage hits Airport
Friday, September 07 2007
The management of the Airport Fuel Depot at the Kotoka International Airport has advised airlines operating at the airport to refuel from other countries
BIBIANI-ANHWIASO BEKWAI :
Fourteen communities to get connected to national grid
Friday, September 07 2007
Fourteen communities in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District will be connected to the national electricity grid by the end of this year.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Father, two sons killed
Friday, September 07 2007
Mr Noah Kwasi Nuamah, 55 and his two sons died instantly when their thatched bed room wall fell on them at Debra Number One in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti Region.
KASSENA NANKANA
Veep announces 70 billion-cedi package for Tono Irrigation Dam
Friday, September 07 2007
The disaster stricken Tono Irrigation Dam in the Upper East Region is to benefit from a capital injection of 70 billion cedis to facilitate major rehabilitation works on the lands and other facilities.
CPP (ADAKLU ANYIGBE) :
Vote CPP as Nkrumah’s golden jubilee gift
Friday, September 07 2007
Mr Vincent Noagbedzi, Volta Regional Organizer for the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has stated that the best Golden Jubilee gift the country could offer to Dr Kwame Nkrumah was to vote the CPP into power in 2008.
AMA :
NPP to win 80 per cent of parliamentary seats
Friday, September 07 2007
The Greater Regional Secretariat of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said it had identified its operation shortfall during Elections 2004 that led to the loss of strategic seats to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and had adopted measures to win 80 per cent of seats in the region.
NATIONAL :
UNDP donates computers to Parliament
Friday, September 07 2007
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has presented 17 Laptop computers to the Leadership of the Majority and Minority Caucuses in Parliament.
NATIONAL :
Syllabi ready for education reform to take off
Friday, September 07 2007
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sports has announced that the syllabi to be used under the Education Reform 2007 were ready and had been accessible on the Ministry’s website- www.edughana.net - since September 3.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Man fondles four year old
Friday, September 07 2007
The police at Nkwanta has apprehended Kofi Worlanya, 24, for allegedly fondling a four-year-old girl at Damanko in the Nkwanta District.
AMA :
Heart Surgeon diagnoses Ghana’s Elections 2008
Friday, September 07 2007
Professor, Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng aspiring presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has declared that he was contesting to become President to stem the underdevelopment into which the country had been plunged.
SUNYANI :
Presdential aspirant donates motorbikes
Friday, September 07 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, NEPAD and Regional Integration and a New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential aspirant has presented 24 motorbikes to the Brong Ahafo Regional Secretariat of the party in Sunyani.
KASSENA NANKANA :
Disaster victims to be relocated
Friday, September 07 2007
About five thousand residents from various communities in the Kassena Nankana District who have been displaced by the recent floods have been given shelter in nearby schools.
FANTEAKWA :
Don’t concentrate on school lands
Friday, September 07 2007
The Presiding Member of the Fanteakwa District Assembly, Mr Ntori Adjabeng, has appealed to the youth to stop litigating over land belonging to schools that were released by their great grand fathers some years back to promote education.
NATIONAL :
Parents to learn more about responsibilities
Friday, September 07 2007
The immediate past President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr Amo Darko, appealed to stakeholders in education to educate parents on their responsibilities towards the education of their children.
AHAFO-ANO NORTH :
Omanhene worried over exclusion of Manfo in water project
Saturday, September 08 2007
Nana Kwame Ntim II, Omanhene of Manfo Traditional Area has expressed worry over the exclusion of Manfo community from the Small Town Water Project to be undertaken in the Ahafo-Ano North District in Ashanti.
FANTEAKWA :
Use capitation grant judiciously
Saturday, September 08 2007
The Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Ms Mary Animwah has warned head teachers who spend greater portions of their Capitation Grant on refreshment at SMC/PTA meetings to stop forthwith or be made to refund those monies.
FANTEAKWA :
Parents need regular education
Saturday, September 08 2007
The immediate past President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mr Amo Darko, has appealed to stakeholders in education to educate parents on their responsibilities towards the education of their children.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Woman arrested in connection with missing girl
Saturday, September 08 2007
Leticia Danso, a 30-year-old trader from James Town in Accra, is helping the police at Winneba in their investigation into the alleged missing of a primary class three girl in Accra last month.
AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Awutu and Ga revive their relationship
Saturday, September 08 2007
The people of Awutu and Ga recently renewed their brotherly relationship when the Ga Mantse, King Tackie Tawiah III led a group of chiefs and Asafo companies from his traditional area to join in the Annual Awubia festival of the chiefs and people of the Awutu traditional area at Awutu Beraku.
OBUASI :
School enrollment increased
Saturday, September 08 2007
More than 1.5 billion cedis has so far been disbursed to 28,904 pupils in public basic schools as capitation grant in the Obuasi municipality.
TECHIMAN :
Two-year development plan launched
Saturday, September 08 2007
The people of Anikokoase and the Benkum Family of Krobo in the Techiman Municipality have launched a two-year development programme estimated at GHC20, 000 (200 million cedis).
DORMAA :
Nkrankwanta to get rural bank
Saturday, September 08 2007
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has expressed its satisfaction with the preparedness of the people of Nkrankwanta in the Dormaa District of Brong Ahafo towards the establishment of a rural bank in the area.
WA :
Guinea worm cases decline
Saturday, September 08 2007
The Upper West Region has seen a significant decline in the prevalence of guinea worm in recent times despite its low potable water coverage of about 67.1 per cent.
   
GOMOA :
Include private schools in seminars- educationalist advocates
Saturday, September 08 2007
The  Director of Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School (SEDASS) at Gomoa Jukwa,  Pastor Richard Ntriakwa, has appealed to Ministry of Education, Science and Sports and Ghana Education Service to include private schools in workshops and seminars on the new education reforms.
WASSA WEST :
Youth advised against immorality
Saturday, September 08 2007
The Western Regional Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Church, has advised the youth to eschew immorality, which according to him did not conform with the teachings of the word of God.
NATIONAL :
Country’s forests being mismanaged
Saturday, September 08 2007
Professor Nii Ashie Kotey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission (FC), has admitted that the Commission had failed to manage Ghana’s remaining forests the way they should have.
KPANDO :
Seventeen year old feud over
Saturday, September 08 2007
Feuding factions in a 17-year chieftaincy dispute in the Kpando Traditional Area in the Akpini Traditional Council have smoked the peace pipe to indicate the end of hostilities.
TMA :
Training for drug addicts and lunatics
Saturday, September 08 2007
The management of Good News Evangelical Mission International is rehabilitating and providing moral training to about 164 drug addicts and lunatics from Tema Municipality.
WA :
Flood victims assisted
Saturday, September 08 2007
Members of Upper West Regional House of Chiefs have donated GH¢200 for the upkeep of flood victims in Upper East Region.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Labourers remanded for possessing Indian Hemp
Saturday, September 08 2007
A magistrate’s court at Kpando has remanded Musah Yaro, Sampson Osei and Martin Tachie both  labourers for possessing Indian hemp.
NATIONAL :
2008 Nations Cup
Saturday, September 08 2007
The African Nations Cup is without doubt the greatest sporting spectacle on the continent.
NATIONAL :
Ghana beat morocco
Saturday, September 08 2007
The Senior National Team, the Black Stars of Ghana today beat their Moroccan counterparts 2-0 in a friendly match played in the French town of Rouen.
NATIONAL :
Ghana gets closer to Olympic Games
Saturday, September 08 2007
Ghana struck three superb goals to defeat South Africa 3-1 on Saturday to close in on a place at the 2008 Olympics Games.
NATIONAL :
Namibia shocks All
Saturday, September 08 2007
Namibia sensationally snatched a place at the 2008 African Nations Cup after a surprise 3-2 away win over Ethiopia on Saturday.
ZABZUGU/TATALE :
Motorized boats needed
Sunday, September 09 2007
Alhaji Yakubu Bukari, Zabzugu/Tatale District Chief Executive, has appealed to Ministry of Harbours and Railways to provide the Assembly with motorized boats to evacuate stranded fishermen and farmers along the banks of River Oti following the floods.
NATIONAL :
Sunday, September 09 2007
The global credit given to Ghana on its road construction efforts is being thwarted by the continuous indiscipline behaviour of some commercial drivers, Mr Stanley Adjiri Blankson, the Accra Mayor observed.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
GHC 7700 worth of desks for school
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the Kumasi campus of the University of Education, Winneba (UCEW-K) has donated 200 pieces of writing desks valued at GH¢7,700 to the school.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
NALAG elects representative
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Central Regional Electoral College of the National Association of Local Authorities in Ghana (NALAG), has elected Mr Kwesi Esseku, former Presiding Member of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Assembly, as the Region’s representative on NALAG.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Chief to pay GHC10000
Sunday, September 09 2007
A Cape Coast High Court presided over by Mr Justice Nana Gyamera-Tawiah, has ordered Nana Oshewokaw Esaa II, chief of Gomoa-Odumasi to pay general damages totalling 10 million cedis for trespassing into a parcel of land belonging to Mr Ebu Kweku Sam and Mr Justice Peter Ansah, both of Gomoa-Amanful.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
MHIS chairperson confirmed
Sunday, September 09 2007
Mrs Georgina Asamoah, a retired educationist and a strong on women and children’s issues in the Awutu Effutu Senya District of the Central Region, has been confirmed as the new Board Chairperson of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (AESDMHIS).
ABORA ASEBU KWAMANKESE :
Knowledge on AIDS, not going down well
Sunday, September 09 2007
Nana Kyeah II, chief of Abora-Afrangua in the Abora-Asebu-Kwamankese Traditional Area in the area, has blamed continued spread of the deadly HIV/AIDS disease on poor utilization of the vast knowledge and skills imparted to numerous beneficiaries of HIV/AIDS workshops.
    
NATIONAL :
3000 trained for community protection
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment has within the past seven months trained about 3,000 community protection personnel, under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) to augment the efforts of the Ghana Police Service to combat crime in the country.
SAEMA :
Disputes straining MMDAs
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Western Regional Peace Advisory Council (WRPC) has elected Mr Augustine L. Aggrey, Deputy Western Regional Director of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) as its chairman.
AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Poultry farmers commend assembly
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Rev. Kwabena Darko, Chairman of the Ghana Poultry Development Board has said that members of the Ghana Poultry Farmers Association has the responsibility of protecting the health of the people by rearing and selling healthy chickens.
SAEMA :
120 million cedis ICT centre for military
Sunday, September 09 2007
Major General Samuel Anum Odotei, Chief of Staff of the Ghana Army, has stressed the importance of information in everyday life and advised soldiers to avail themselves of opportunities to acquire knowledge in information and communication technology (ICT).
JASIKAN :
BUEM takes stock
Sunday, September 09 2007
Mr. Solomon Kwame Donkor, Jasikan District Chief Executive (DCE), said the Buem Traditional Area benefited from 80 projects from the present government.
NATIONAL :
85 Cadets commissioned
Sunday, September 09 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, asked the military to ensure that its role of defending the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Constitution was upheld with total devotion and sacrifice.
JASIKAN :
District to make registeration mobile
Sunday, September 09 2007
Management of the Jasikan District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme will this month move with office equipment and generators to areas across the Volta River to enable people in that area register for the scheme.
KWAHU WEST :
MHIS clients hold general meeting
Sunday, September 09 2007
The management of Okwahuman West Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) in Kwahu West District registered 62,608 clients this year as against 36,986 clients registered last year.
    
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Swollen shoot outbreak
Sunday, September 09 2007
The COCOBOD Control Unit of Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease in the Eastern Region has detected 9,673,424 cocoa trees infected with swollen shoot virus disease.
    
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
UEW hold congregation
Sunday, September 09 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor said unless teachers at every stage of the education system embraced the reforms, no amount of money spent on facilities would make the difference to achieving the nation’s goals.
NATIONAL :
Commission has failed
Sunday, September 09 2007
Professor Nii Ashie Kotey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission (FC),  admitted that the Commission had failed to manage Ghana’s remaining forests the way they should have.
POLITICS :
Nduom speaks
Sunday, September 09 2007
Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Convention People’s Party (CPP) presidential aspirant, has called on supporters of the Party not to engage in politics of insults with their opponents.
NATIONAL :
Council of State member advises
Sunday, September 09 2007
Mrs. Gifty Affenyi-Dadzie, Member of the Council of State said African needs leaders with impeccable integrity and God fearing attitudes to ensure a restoration of the continent.
TECHIMAN :
Agric researchg for marketing opportunities
Sunday, September 09 2007
Farmers in the Techiman, Nkoranza, Kintampo and Ejura-Sekyeredumase districts have appealed to agricultural research institutions to help them identify marketing opportunities for their produce.
    
TAMALE :
DACF for ex gratia
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Northern Region office of the National Association of Local Government Authorities (NALAG) has proposed that a percentage of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) should be used to pay ex-gratia awards of Assembly members.
TAMALE :
3000 given HND
Sunday, September 09 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has called on industrial establishments to collaborate with the country’s Polytechnics to offer practical training and attachment opportunities for students to prepare them for the challenges on the job market.
TANO SOUTH :
District revenue for 1st quarter
Sunday, September 09 2007
As of June this year, the Tano South District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo mobilised 321.6 million cedis, representing 34.78 percent of its projected revenue for the year, according to the District Chief Executive Mr Osei Sekyere Bota.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Farmer wants police protection
Sunday, September 09 2007
The 44-year-old farmer who shot and killed one of four suspected armed robbers, has appealed to the Inspector General of police (IGP) to give him protection as he was being threatened by a group of people suspected to be colleagues of the deceased.
SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
DCE reitrates governments position
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Chief Executive, Mr Michael Kofi Mensah, said the numerous projects being provided in the area testified to government’s commitment to develop the area.
JOMORO :
A death trap
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Half Assini Senior Secondary School is in a deplorable state and needs immediate attention to avoid a Disaster.
SAEMA :
Development plan launched
Sunday, September 09 2007
A development blue print for the Western Region was  launched at Busua, with a call on all stakeholders and partners to support the Region to achieve its developmental goals.
NATIONAL :
Germany denies Ghana bronze medal
Sunday, September 09 2007
An Alexander Esswein goal in 90 (+2) minutes was enough to deny Ghana of a bronze medal in this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Korea.
NATIONAL :
Nigeria are U-17 world champions
Sunday, September 09 2007
Nigeria’s National U-17 team, the Super Eaglets raised the name of Africa high in South Korea when they defeated Spain 3-0 on penalties in the finals to lift the ultimate trophy in this year’s World Cup U-17 tournament.
NATIONAL :
Shining starlets pocket prizes
Sunday, September 09 2007
Germany captain Toni Kroos was voted the best player of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007, while Nigeria’s Macauley Chrisantus took the adidas Golden Shoe as the tournament’s top scorer.
NATIONAL :
Ghana 2008 Qualified Countries
Sunday, September 09 2007
The Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire, the Teranga Lions of Senegal and the Brave Warriors of Namibia confirmed their participations for the Ghana 2008 Africa Cup of Nations courtesy convincing results in the ultimate matches of the qualifying rounds played on Saturday.
BOLGATANGA :
Perpetrators of dehumanising cultural practices to be prosecuted
Monday, September 10 2007
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari, has appealed to the National House of Chiefs to help check cultural practices that hindered development.
    
(SAKOTI) TALENSI NABDAM :
Community appeals for irrigation dam
Monday, September 10 2007
The People of Sakoti in the Talensi/Nabdam District have appealed to Government to construct an irrigation dam for them to enable them to do all-year farming since the rain pattern in the Upper Region is usually not the best for crop production.
KASSENA NANKANA :
CEPS urged to meet revenue targets
Monday, September 10 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has been urged to always endeavour to meet its revenue target to enable the government continue with its development agenda without financial constraints.
KEEA :
Guards to protect beaches
Monday, September 10 2007
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing is liasing with the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment to post Community Protection Unit (CPU) guards along the beaches to check sand winning.
SUHUM :
Community toilet facility rehablitated
Monday, September 10 2007
The London Bridge Foundation, a benevolent society at Suhum, has renovated an abandoned toilet facility near the Suhum market square at the cost of 40 million cedis.
KWAHU WEST :
District to be upgraded to municipal status
Monday, September 10 2007
The Kwahu West District Chief Executive, Hon.  Nana Kofi Kese  has announced that the District would soon be upgraded to a Municipal status and major roads at Nkawkaw and other parts of the district would be rehabilitated.
SUHUM :
70 million cedis for orphanages
Monday, September 10 2007
The Divine Healers Church National Women’s Fellowship has presented a number of goods and food items worth over 70 million cedis to two orphanages at Suhum, Jehovah Rapha Children’s Home and the Baptist School Complex and Orphanage (BASCO).
GA EAST :
Support your children’s education -Minister
Monday, September 10 2007
Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister for Women and Children’s Affairs has called on parents to give their children the necessary support academically to enable them to develop their talents.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Scholarship scheme for rural talented students
Monday, September 10 2007
The Vice Chancellors Rural Scholarship Scheme (VCRSS) of the University of Education Winneba, (UEW) has targeted to raise GH¢1 million (10 billion cedis) to be invested in talented students in rural communities to enable them to access tertiary education.
FANTEAKWA :
Rural Bank makes progress
Monday, September 10 2007
The Mumuadu Rural Bank at Osino in the Fanteakwa District made a net profit of 1.7 billion cedis in 2006 as against 951 million cedis the previous year representing an increase of 87.5 percent.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
District NHIS disclaims agent
Monday, September 10 2007
Clients of the Atwima-Nwabiagya National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Ashanti have been cautioned to be wary of the nefarious activities of some agents of the scheme who have been found to have misconducted themselves in the discharge of their duties.
KMA :
Ghanaians urged to adopt healthy lifestyles
Monday, September 10 2007
The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive, Madam Patricia Appiagyei, has admonished Ghanaians to adopt good and healthy lifestyles.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Move to reduce rural poverty
Monday, September 10 2007
About 53 members of the Methodist Church drawn from the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti have ended a two-week training programme in soap-making and batik tie and dye at the Good Shepherd Methodist Church at Asuoyeboa in Kumasi.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
"Come back home for jobs"- DCE
Monday, September 10 2007
Mr Mawuli Dabi, Adaklu-Anyigbe District Chief Executive (DCE) has urged people from the District who had migrated to other parts of the country in search of work to come back home for better job opportunities.
AGONA :
Five districts get water
Monday, September 10 2007
The Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface has paid a working visit to the Agona Kwayanko Water Works as part of his familiarization tour of institutions and organizations under his Ministry.
    
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Defiler in court
Monday, September 10 2007
The Nsawam circuit court has remanded Samuel Dartey, unemployed, at Djankrom a suburb of Nsawam, into prison custody for defiling a 15-year-old girl.
TAMALE :
Danger! Religious and tribal politics
Monday, September 10 2007
Mr. Mustapha Hamid, spokesperson for Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cautioned against the dangers of introducing elements of tribalism and religion into the nation’s politics.
AMA :
Presidency not retirement package
Monday, September 10 2007
Mr Daniel Kwaku Botwe, an aspiring flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has declared, "The post of a Chief Executive Officer of Ghana, the Presidency should not be considered as a retirement package".
AMA :
Businessman wins Odododiodio NPP primaries
Monday, September 10 2007
Mohammed Adjei, a businessman, has been elected as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary candidate for the Odododiodio Constituency in Accra.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Monday, September 10 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Monday, September 10.
TANO NORTH :
New reform must be embraced-DCE
Monday, September 10 2007
In its efforts to embrace the new educational reform, which begins tommorow , prepared,   the  Tano North district assembly is establishing  ten pre-schools.
NATIONAL :< br> ICU General secretary jailed
Monday, September 10 2007
The ousted General Secretary of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), Napoleon Kpoh has been handed a one-month jail sentence for contempt of court.
(NPP) :
Elections marred
Monday, September 10 2007
Fierce fighting ensued between two factions of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Pusiga when the party assembled its electoral college to choose a parliamentary candidate for the Pusiga-Polimakom constituency.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Free medical care for orphans
Monday, September 10 2007
World Mission Outreach Fellowship (WMOF), a USA-based Christian non-governmental organisation (NGO), is catering for over 100 orphans in the Adaklu Anyigbe District.
NATIONAL :
NYEP to protect beaches
Monday, September 10 2007
The Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing is liaising with the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment to post Community Protection Unit (CPU) guards along the beaches to check sand winning.
KETU :
Hatsukope displaced
Monday, September 10 2007
About 200 residents of Hatsukope, a farming community near Aflao have been displaced by floods from a pond located in the area following days of sporadic rains.
KETU :
Man crashed to death
Monday, September 10 2007
Sule Tamakloe, a 19-year-old unemployed man, was crashed to death last Tuesday while he and his friends were filling potholes on the Aflao-Accra Highway at Denu.
TAIN:
Bui black flies to be flushed out
Monday, September 10 2007
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a private waste and sanitation management company, in collaboration with the National Onchocerciasis Secretariat have embarked on a disinfestation exercise along the Black Volta River in the Brong Ahafo Region to rid the area of black flies.
KMA :
V/R leads in national development
Monday, September 10 2007
Mr. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, Volta Regional Minister, has observed that the Volta Region was currently leading in development projects in the country.
      
MFANTSEMAN : Veep speaks
Monday, September 10 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama urged chiefs to be considerate when negotiating with prospective investors in the acquisition of land for agricultural and light industrial purposes.
AMANSIE WEST :
Training on harvesting
Monday, September 10 2007
Six agriculture extension officers and 146 farmers from the Amansie West District in the Ashanti Region, ended training in maize harvesting and post-harvest technology at Dantano and Dawusaso in the district.
NATIONAL :
Power crisis
Monday, September 10 2007
Efforts by a Ghanaian and Chinese entity to produce over 550 megawatts of electric power to alleviate the nation’s present energy crisis are being thwarted by the Volta Aluminum Company (VALCO).
SABOBA-CHEREPONI :
10 billion goes down the drain
Monday, September 10 2007
Eight persons have died in the Northern Region following flooding of some communities in the area due to torrential rains.  The deaths occurred in the Saboba-Chereponi and West Gonja districts.
NATIONAL : Religious and Moral education must be revived
Monday, September 10 2007
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) appealed to government to re-introduce religious and moral education as a core subject in the curriculum of the new Education Reform, which begins on September 11.
TEMA :
Demonstration against ADB
Monday, September 10 2007
Members of the Tema District Council of Labour (TDCL) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), would on Thursday, September 13, embark on a demonstration, in protest against the sale of Bank of Ghana’s 48 percent shares in the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB).
NATIONAL :
State of the economy launched
Monday, September 10 2007
The Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER) commended the country’s positive economic drive but expressed fears that huge government expenditures might make attainment of some of the targets of the 2007 budget difficult.
AMA :
Flushing butchers
Monday, September 10 2007
Alhaji Sofo Zakari, the National Chief Butcher, announced that a task force has been established to flash out butchers operating illegally, to avoid the sale of contaminated meat to the public.
NATIONAL :
Need for unity
Monday, September 10 2007
Sheikh Osman Nuru Sharubutu, National Chief Imam,  called on Muslims to rally behind their leaders to observe the Ramadan, "Holy period of fasting", in peace and unity to promote the common good for all Muslims.
LAWRA :
PLWHAs come out
Monday, September 10 2007
Step to Healthy Growth Association, a local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), based in the Lawra District of the Upper West Region has registered 314 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in the region.
NATIONAL :
Justify your salaries-clergy
Monday, September 10 2007
The Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, Moderator, Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG)   has urged all workers to aim at increasing productivity to justify salary increases.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Court to decide on case
Monday, September 10 2007
An Accra Fast Court (FTC) adjourned to September 17, this year, the ruling on an interlocutory injunction filed by the Ghana Lotto Operators Association (GLOA).
TMA :
Focus on moulding children’s character-schools told
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Ephraim K. Dei, General Manager of DEKS Educational Institute has called on authorities of private schools to concentrate on the moulding of the character of children than making profit for their establishments.
BOLGATANGA :
Training on public procurement for MDAs
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu has urged management of Public Procurement Board to intensify training programmes for the public sector to ensure an effective and efficient procurement system.
AMA :
AMA targets GH¢ 60 million property rate
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has said the Assembly would be 60 billion cedis (GH¢ 60 million) richer by the end of the year if they collected property rate from residents in the city.
CAPE COAST :
Minister appeals to investors
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur has appealed to the Australian High Commission to help attract investors from his country to the Region to boost its economy.
KMA :
Ghanaian Professor appreciated
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Pope Benedict the XVI has bestowed apostolic blessings on Professor Comfort Charity Atuahene of the Animal Science Department at Kwame Nkrumah University for Science and Technology for her charity and benevolence to the needy in society.
KMA :
Ghanaians urged to ensure child protection
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Dr George Oppong Ampong, Executive Secretary of the Defence for Children International (DCI), a Kumasi-based children rights organization, has said that child trafficking should be condemned outright in society.
(LEGON) AMA :
Students’ accommodation problem to be solved
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The University of Ghana, Legon have signed a loan agreement totalling 26 million new Ghana cedis with a consortium of six banks as part of efforts at solving accommodation problems confronting the students.
OBUASI :
Rescue team retrieves decomposed body of galamsey operator
Tuesday, September 11 2007
After several hours of searching at the 3,300 feet down the Ellis Shaft mine at Obuasi, the AngloGold Ashanti rescue team could only retrieve the decomposed left foot, wrist and some intestines of the body of an illegal miner (galamseyer) who was trapped at that depth during one of his illegal operations last Friday.
OBUASI:
Galamsey operations are taking lives
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) manager of AngloGold Ashanti, Mr. Isaac Kofi Mensah-Brobbey has noted that the way the country was losing its human resources through illegal mining also known as "galamsey",  needed a concerted effort of all to check the practice.
NKWANTA : Poachers threaten wildlife
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A Magistrates’ Court at Nkwanta has fined three persons GH¢200 (two million cedis) each for poaching in the Kyabobo Wildlife Game Reserve in the Nkwanta District.
KMA :
Churches urged to help clamp down criminal activities
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Ben Rockson, Field Representative, Kumasi chapter of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship International, has called on churches to support the government to clamp down on"contract killings", armed robberies and other social vices bedevilling the country.
KMA :
Unsafe abortions acconts for maternal deaths
Tuesday, September 11 2007
At least 30 percent of maternal deaths are caused by unsafe abortions in the country, Mr Kwasi Yiadom-Boakye, Programmes Director of Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG), has said.
AMA :
BUSAC gives financial support to contractors
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC) has supported the Ashanti Regional branch of the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG) with GH¢9,000 (90 million cedis) out of a GH¢40,000 (400 million cedis) package to help members improve their businesses.
    
NATIONAL :
Ghana ready to storm the world stage
Tuesday, September 11 2007
This year sees Ghana’s Black Queens head to the FIFA Women’s World Cup for a third successive time, but still very much in the role of Africa’s second force.
NATIONAL :
"It’s pay back time"-Austalia
Tuesday, September 11 2007
"They are quite unpredictable. But we will concentrate in ourselves. Australia have targeted Ghana as a suitable side to make some historical breakthrough at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, as the Matildas have yet to win a single game at the showpiece tournament.
SAVELUGU NANTON :
District ready of educational reform
Tuesday, September 11 2007
About three hundred new pupils who are expected to report at the Savelugu Experimental School in the Northern Region  will be feted today as part of this year’s First Day at School Programme celebrations.
NATIONAL :
Happy at Fenerbahce - Appiah
Tuesday, September 11 2007
’It has long been reported that I would leave Fenerbahce and start playing football in an other club. I have undergone a serious surgery, that was why I missed some training sessions.’
NATIONAL :
Women’s World Cup - USA vs KOREA DPR (play by play)
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The final whistle sounds.
90’ +4’     Korea DPR commit a foul.
90’ +4’     A shot is blocked by the goalkeeper of USA.
CPP (AMA) :
Bright Akwetey joins race for CPP presidential ticket
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Bright Akwetey, a leading Legal Practitioner, has declared his intention to contest for the presidential ticket of the Convention People’s Party (CPP).
KMA :
Ministry improves transport system
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines has presented a motorbike valued at ¢20 million to the Asanteman Lands Secretariat as part of the Ministry’s efforts at strengthening the logistics and resource base of all the ten regional lands secretariat across the country.
KASSENA NANKANA :
Postpone school reopening
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Following the devastating effects of the heavy rains up North that rendered many families homeless and forced them to take shelter in schools and churches.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Fisherman remanded for alleged defilement
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A fisherman, who was alleged to have lured a nine year old girl into an uncompleted building and defiled her has been remanded in prison custody by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
NATIONAL :
Women’s World Cup - Korea hold USA
Tuesday, September 11 2007
After Germany’s 11-0 drubbing of Argentina in Shanghai 24 hours earlier, USA and Korea DPR produced a sparkling advertisement for women’s football with a fiercely contested 2-2 draw in Group B’s opening fixture.
KMA (NDC) :
NDC predicts landslide victory in 2008
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has predicted that the Party would win massively in the 2008 general election.
NATIONAL :
Nigeria makes a good start
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Nigeria’s Cynthia Uwak, who plays her club football in Sweden, crushed the Scandinavians’ hopes of a perfect start to China 2007 when she struck an equaliser eight minutes from time in Chengdu on Tuesday. The 1-1 draw means that all four teams in Group B (USA, Sweden, Nigeria and Korea DPR) are even on one point apiece after matchday one.
BIBIANI/ANHWIASO/BEKWAI :
Vehicle for district police
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Central African Gold Limited (CAG) has presented a pick-up vehicle valued GH¢630 to the Bibiani District Police Command to enhance its operations.
KMA :
50 needy girls supported
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Alhaji Mohammed Mubarak Muntaka, Member of Parliament (MP) for Asawasi, has re-emphasised the need for parents to invest in the education of their children, especially girls.
WASSA AMENFI WEST :
Water management committee commissioned
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Wassa Amenfi West in the Western Region, Mr Alberto Tekyi, has inaugurated a 14-member Water Management Committee at Asankran-Breman near Asankrangwa.
WA :
Man pours hot water on girl
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A 28-year-old Primary Six Teacher of the Jejereyiri Primary School in Wa, who poured hot water on the buttocks of a 14-year old girl to compel her to have sex with her has been  sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by a Wa Circuit Court.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Floods again
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A number of residents of the Abuakwa Akosa New Site in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of Ashanti suffered extensive damage to their property following persistent rains that flooded the Dwahyen River .
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Farmer beats labourer
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A magistrate’s court at Nyinahin has remanded a 35-year-old farmer for allegedly beating Moro Kusaasi, 28, a farm labourer leading to his death.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Two die in pit
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The police at Nyinahin are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of two small-scale miners in a pit at Donkoto in the Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti.
HOHOE :
Church supports hospital
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Members of Good News Choirs Union Zone ’A’ of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana, undertook a three-hour clean-up exercise, donated 12 pints of blood and presented 50 bed-sheets and pillowcases worth 500 Ghana cedis to the Hohoe District Hospital.
CAPE COAST :
Dwarfs beat Vipers in Afahye match
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Cape Coast Mysterious Dwarfs pipped their local rivals, Venomous Vipers, 1-0 to lift the ’Atta Mills Cup’ in a special soccer match to round off the celebration of the Fetu Afahye festival at the Robert Mensah sports stadium.
TEMA :
Check drivers to protect your lifes
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Chief Inspector Yaw Nketia-Yeboah, Tema Regional Police Public Affairs Officer, urged passengers to check drivers from committing traffic offenses and to report the recalcitrant ones to the police.
 
NKWANTA :
Education-key to mortality
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Dr. Koku Awoonor-Williams, Nkwanta District Director of Health Services, has observed that child mortality would be rapidly reduced in the area if the people area sensitized and guided to support the work of nurses.
    
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Zero per cent
Tuesday, September 11 2007
None of the candidates presented by four junior secondary schools in the Awutu area in the Central Region scored between aggregates six and 30 to qualify for admission to senior secondary school in the 2006/2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
BOLGATANGA :
Public procurement organise training
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning has urged management of Public Procurement Board to intensify training programmes for the public sector to ensure an effective and efficient procurement system.
AMA :
Assembly richer
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has said the Assembly would be 60 billion cedis (GH¢ 60 million) richer by the end of the year if they collected property rate from residents in the city.
CAPE COAST:
Australian investors needed in region
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, appealed to the Australian High Commission to help attract investors from his country to the Region to boost its economy.
NATIONAL :
South Africa trade to be enhanced
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Ghana and South Africa have concluded a five-day strategic meeting aimed to deepening the existing cooperation and to facilitate increasing trade between the two countries.
NATIONAL :
Lack of data hampering control
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Lack of regional data for Tuberculosis (TB) prevalence in Africa is hampering the monitoring and evaluation of TB control programmes.
    
NATIONAL :
Salary structure revision on course
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning said it had noticed some irregularities in the revised health service salary structure and appealed to all parties to exercise patience and cooperate with it, as the issues were resolved expeditiously.
NATIONAL :
Security on enhanced security
Tuesday, September 11 2007
As the United States marks the sixth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks in that country, some 25 military and security experts from Africa and the US are gathered in Accra to brainstorm on internal security in West Africa.
KRACHI EAST:
DCE denies slapping allegations
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The District Chief Executive for Krachi-East, Hon. Michael Gyato, is reported to have almost succeeded in turning the New Patriotic Party’s headquarters at Asylum Down, in the Greater Accra Region, into a boxing arena.
GA WEST:
MP visits constituency
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Weija, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchway has commissioned a twelve-seater toilet facility valued at one hundred and fifty million cedis to the people of Ablekuma as part of her social responsibility in the community.
ACCRA :
National pet show
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) will in October hold a National Pet Show to encourage the public to seek the welfare of and have affection for pets and other animals as a means of reducing cruelty to animals.
SAEMA :
Sub structures iimportant for decentralisation
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Mr Philip K. Nkrumah, Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Chief Executive, has said the decentralisation process could only succeed if the various sub-structures played their expected roles efficiently.
TEMA :
WANTED!
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Three out of a seven-member gang suspected to have undertaken two gruesome murders in the Tema municipality have been declared wanted by the police.
WASSA WEST :
Ghana @ 50 logo misused
Tuesday, September 11 2007
Superintendent Slim Opoku Manford, Tarkwa District Police Commander, has said it has come to the notice of the Police Administration that some unscrupulous people had taken advantage of the Ghana @ 50 souvenirs to market substances including cannabis and cocaine to the public.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Charged for possessing protected animals
Tuesday, September 11 2007
A taxi driver from Osino in the Eastern region has been fined 30 GH cedis for possessing wholly protected wild animals.
JAMAN SOUTH:
185 projects completed
Tuesday, September 11 2007
The Government has completed 185 development projects in Jaman District in Brong Ahafo since 2001, Mr Apraku Tanor, District Chief Executive for Jaman South, told a press conference at Drobo .
WASSA WEST :
Fish farmers assisted
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mrs Gladys Asmah, Minister of Fisheries  has presented a back-hoe excavator and compactor worth more than GH¢160,000 (1.6 billion cedis) to members of Wassa West District Fish Farmers Association at Tarkwa.
DANGME EAST :
Fear grips residents
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Fear has gripped the people of Ada over heart and stroke related cases caused by consumption of high salinity water.
HOHOE :
Afadzato-Tagbo-Tsikeke Ze festival marked
Wednesday, September 12 2007
 Mr Kwesi Noamesi, a Hohoe based cyclist won the first position of the mountain-hiking race organized as apart of the annual Afadzato-Tagbo-Tsikeke Za (Waterfall festival) of the chiefs and people of Liati Traditional Area of the Volta Region.
AMA :
Mixed emotions everywhere
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Some looked moody, others cried and yet others dozed. That was the mood in Kindergartens as children went to school for the first time as the government’s new education reform, which makes Kindergartens part of public schools, got off the ground with the beginning of the 2007/2008 academic year.
AMA :
First day in school memorable for pupils
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Parents and Teachers have been urged to make an indelible impression on the memory of children on their first day in school to spur them on to attain laurels in their academic pursuit.
TMA :
Private candidates unhappy
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Private candidates writing the West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSSCE) in the Tema Municipality, have condemned the bad sound quality of the public address systems used for the English Language Three (Orals) Paper.
ADANSI SOUTH :
Ghanaians urged to think positively
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mr Kwabena Appiah Pinkrah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Adansi-Akrofuom in Ashanti, has urged people in leadership positions to develop positive thinking attitudes towards the nation’s development process.
SAVELUGU NANTON :
No excuse for parents and communities- President
Wednesday, September 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Tuesday launched "My first day in school" at the Savelugu Experimental Primary School in the Savelugu/Naton District and stated that under the new educational reforms every child in the country between the ages of four to 15 years would enjoy free and compulsory basic education at the expense of the State.
BOLGATANGA :
Five million GH Cedis to support flood victims
Wednesday, September 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has announced a 5-million-GH-Cedi (50 billion cedis) support for the three Northern Regions and parts of the Western Region hit by recent flooding.
SAEMA :
"My first day at school" in Takoradi schools
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Several pupils within the Shama Ahanta East Metropolis could not attend school when it re-opened on Tuesday.
DORMAA :
Community praised for relative peace
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has commended the Dormaa Traditional Council for maintaining the relative peace among communities in the Dormaa District.
AMA :
"Make public schools a place to be proud of"- Elizabeth Ohene
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Professor Dominic Kweku Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, on Tuesday interacted with a number of pupils attending school for the first time to make their day a memorable one.
CAPE COAST :
VRA completes maintenance ahead of schedule
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has commended officials of the Volta River Authority in Cape Coast for completing routine maintenance of its sub-station ahead of schedule.
NATIONAL :
Ghana hosts African Housing and Finance conference
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ghana is set to host the 2007 African Union for  Housing Finance (AUHF) conference aimed at formulating strategies for innovative housing finance products in Accra next week.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Phone thieves jailed twenty-four years
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Two young men aged 19 and 18 have been jailed eight years each by a Kumasi Circuit Court for stealing assorted mobile phones and cash worth 3,100GH¢ (¢31million) belonging to one Clement Ayitey.
AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Disabled worried about street begging
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has expressed gratitude to the government for its commitment towards the alleviation of the plight of the disabled.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Teacher sentenced to 14 years
Wednesday, September 12 2007
A 28-year-old Primary Six Teacher of the Jejereyiri Primary School in Wa, who poured hot water on the buttocks of a 14-year old girl to compel her to have sex with her has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by a Wa Circuit Court.
TWIFO :
Parents of street children to be trained
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Identified parents of some street children in the Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira district are to be trained in various vocations to enable then take their children off the streets and save them from "the worst forms" of child labour.
AMA :
"Kayayei " acquire skills
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ninety-seven female porters (Kayayei) have graduated in various vocations at a ceremony in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Queens Fall Heavily
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ghana’s Black Queens had taken points from Australia in 1999 and 2003 but they struggled to subdue the pacy Walsh and it was after two earlier near misses that the 24-year-old broke the deadlock, firing left-footed off the inside of the post.
WEST AKYEM :
Communities to enjoy power
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The government, with financial support from the Japan International   Co-operation Agency (JICA), is extending electricity to 31 communities in the West Akyem and Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar Districts in the Eastern Region at $6.8 million, West Akyem got the lion’s share of the projects as 27 communities would be connected to the national electricity grid, while Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar would benefit from the other four.
NATIONAL :
CAF Inspection team arrives on Sept. 16
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Inspection team of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is due in the country on September 16 to begin an inspection of some of the facilities as the nation gears up to host next year’s Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Ghana.
NATIONAL :
New tournament for Africa
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Caf would like to give locally-based players an opportunity to shine
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced that a new competition will begin next year, called the African Championship of Nations.
DANGME EAST :
Water causing more death
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Fear has gripped the people of Ada over heart and stroke related cases caused by consumption of high salinity water.
NATIONAL :
Appiah starts training
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ghana captain Stephen Appiah returned to training on Tuesday with his Turkish club Fenerbache after five months out with a knee injury.
MFANTSEMAN :
Lorry station congested
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Abontsidomhene of Abeadze Traditional Area, Nana Nketiah Afful has appealed to the Mfantseman District Assembly to decongest the Ajumako Lorry Station at Mankessim to pave the way for easy passage of vehicles to Dominase, Assin Foso and other areas.
FANTEAKWA :
Be prepared
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ms. Mary Animwah, Fanteakwa District Director of Education,  urged stakeholders in education to review their strategies to enable them to meet challenges of the New Education Reform.
BUILSA :
DCE denies allegations
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Builsa district chief executive,Hon Thomas Kofi Alonsi has denied media reports that, he has diverted relief items meant for disaster victims in his district.
NPP DECIDES :
National chairman advises
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mr Peter Mac-Manu, National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), charged regional and constituency executives of the party to develop and strengthen strong relations with the foot soldiers and work hard to consolidate the gains of the party in 2008 elections.
    
DORMAA :
Cocoa farmers go to school
Wednesday, September 12 2007
CHEMICO, dealers in cocoa feed fertilizer and the Ghana COCOBOD have jointly organized a one-day demonstration on application of the fertilizer for 200 cocoa farmers from the Dormaa District.
KETU :
DCE honours man
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mr Kenneth William Wood, an American philanthropist, is to be conferred with a title by the Ketu District Assembly in recognition of his immense contributions to the development of the area, particularly the water sector.
SUNYANI :
My First day at school marked
Wednesday, September 12 2007
One hundred and forty seven new entrants were welcomed to some public and private schools within the Sunyani Municipality as part of activities marking this year’s My First Day at School programme.
WA :
Charity walk to raise funds
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mr Harry Ahorlu Director of Macedonia Orphanage Outreach, a non-governmental organization, embarked on a 120-kilometre charity walk from Adidome in the Volta Region to Accra to raise funds to support flood victims in the Upper East Region.
SAEMA :
Graduates undergo training
Wednesday, September 12 2007
A three-day in-house training on leadership and managerial skills has been organised for nine management trainees at Samartex Timber and Plywood Company Limited at Samreboi in the Western Region.
    
GOMOA :
Free medical care
Wednesday, September 12 2007
A 16-member-team from Aldersgate United Methodist Medical Mission in Pennsylvania in the United States of America (USA) has arrived at the Apam Catholic Mission Hospital to offer free medical service to the needy.
CRIME AND JUSTICE : Customer defiles girl
Wednesday, September 12 2007
A 68-year-old pensioner, Mensah Ahonu, has been remanded in Police custody for defiling a 10 year-old girl at Kwabenya in Accra.
    
NATIONAL :
Government to absorb private kindergarten
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Government has decided to absorb all private Kindergartens (KGs) in communities without public ones into the public system and pay the salaries of their teachers.
MFANTSEMAN :
Public schools better than private-DCE
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mr Robert Quainoo-Arthur, Mfantseman District Chief Executive (DCE), has visited a number of schools in the District to welcome newly enrolled Primary Class one and Kindergarten pupils to school.  
NATIONAL : MMT to go on strike
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Some workers of the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) are planning a nationwide demonstration against their management.
AKATSI :
Ave Havi to construct at GHC 2000
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The citizens of Ave-Havi, a farming community in the Akatsi District of the Volta Region have resolved to raise over GH¢ 2,000 towards the construction of a chief’s palace and a modern complex community centre for the town.
    
NPP DECIDES :
Is the president being pushed out
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Ghana’s fifth successive presidential and parliamentary elections under the Fourth Republican Constitution is about 15 months away.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water uprising
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, September 12.
WASSA WEST :
Fishermen supported
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Mrs Gladys Asmah, Minister of Fisheries  has presented a back-hoe excavator and compactor worth more than GH¢160,000 (1.6 billion cedis) to members of Wassa West District Fish Farmers Association at Tarkwa.
NEW JUABEN :
Primary school supported
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Millicom Ghana Limited, owners of the Tigo cellular phone system, have contributed to the celebration of My First Day at School by distributing 360 mathematical sets to pupils of Asaman Tamfoe RC Primary School in the Eastern Region.
AMA :
Kayayei assisted
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services (AGRED), a non-governmental organisation, has commissioned a four-classroom block and a dining hall to cater for the children of kayayei (women porters) in Accra.
SAEMA : Children return home
Wednesday, September 12 2007
The 31 children traveling to Cote d’Ivoire who were turned back by Ivorian Police were actually on their way to visit their parents as they had claimed, Ghana Police investigators have confirmed.
AKUAPEM SOUTH : Sanitation questioned
Wednesday, September 12 2007
An epidemic is looming at Nsawam, a popular bread producing town on the Accra-Kumasi road as most bread producers there have reportedly refused as required to cover their bread with polythene bags before sale.
NPP DECIDES : Polls not authentic
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Jake Obetsebi-Lamptey, a presidential hopeful for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) , has dismissed recent opinion polls which favoured some of his competitors.
NATIONAL :
Myth behind hair braids .
Wednesday, September 12 2007
Hair Braids have become fashionable for many women in the Ghanaian society and perhaps the African continent.
    
BUILSA :
Government will not neglect disaster victims
Wednesday, September 12 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor, on the second day of his visit to the Upper East Region, has given the assurance that the Government would mobilise all the needed resources to restore roads, bridges and other infrastructure destroyed by recent floods in the area.
NATIONAL :
Ramadan Fasting begins
Thursday, September 13 2007
The National Hilal Committee on Wednesday announced the commencement of Ramadan fasting by Muslims throughout the country from the dawn of Thursday, September 13.
KWAHU WEST :
28-year-old enrolls in basic school
Thursday, September 13 2007
With determination to obtain formal education, a 28-year-old labourer has been admitted to Primary Five at Nkawkaw Saint Anthony Catholic Primary School in the Kwahu West District.
NATIONAL :
German Government donates to flood victims
Thursday, September 13 2007
The German Government has presented a cheque for 623 million cedis to the National Catholic Secretariat Department for Development and Refugees for the provision of food to flood victims in the Upper East Region.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Five fined for breaching agreement
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Nyinahin Magistrates’ Court presided over by Mr. Augustine Essah, has imposed a fine of 400,000 cedis (40GH¢) each on five people from Betinko near Nyinahin for failing to pay special levies towards the development of the town.
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
District to intensify revenue collection
Thursday, September 13 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Mpohor Wassa East, Mr Edward Tawaih-Amprofi has said the district could over-come its financial inadequacies, if it is able to increase its internally generated funds (IGF).
WA :
Procurement officers attend workshop
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Government is determined to support systematic human capacity development programmes that would address bottlenecks hampering successful implementation of the Public Procurement Law, Finance Minister Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu has said.
AMA :
MPs must wean themselves off the Common Fund – NALAG
Thursday, September 13 2007
Stakeholders at a workshop to discuss the District Assemblies’ Common Fund have expressed different views about the need for Members of Parliament to wean themselves off the fund as a matter of urgency.
KMA :
One billion dollars expected from export revenue
Thursday, September 13 2007
Ghana expects to earn one billion dollars from non-traditional exports this year, Mr Edward Collins Boateng, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Export Promotion Council (GEPC) has said
WASA AMENFI WEST :
Over one fifty billion cedis for road project
Thursday, September 13 2007
The government is spending at least 152 billion cedis on the construction of the Asankragwa-Enchi road in the Western region, Mr Alberto Tekyi, District Chief Executive for Wasa Amenfi West, has said.
NEW JUABEN :
Do not misuse vehicles -Asiedu
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, cautioned District Chief Executives (DCE’s) to desist from commandeering vehicles meant for specific projects in their districts.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Akyempihene freed
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Greater Accra Regional Tribunal has acquitted and discharged Nana Kwame Bonsu, Akyempimhene of the Agogo Traditional Area, who was nabbed for allegedly concealing substance suspected to be cocaine in three tins of palm soup
YILO KROBO:
Chief asks for review of traditional law
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Konor of the Yilo-Krobo traditional area, Nene Dawutey Ologo, has called for the review of the traditional law that mandates queen mothers to nominate and enstool chiefs of their choice.
NKORANZA :
Director urges stakeholders to ensure success of reform
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Nkoranza District Director of Education,  Mr Kwabena Agyeman-Badu, has urged stakeholders of education to play their roles effectively for the success of the new educational reforms.
NKORANZA :
DCE urges pupils to adapt to school environment
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Nkoranza District Chief Executive, Hon. James Kwabena Appiah-Awuah, has called on teachers to handle fresh pupils with care and make them feel happy in school.
AMA :
Street Academy supported
Thursday, September 13 2007
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in the United States of America, has presented cash of 600 dollars and some educational materials to the Street Academy in Accra.
MFANTSEMAN :
Regard work as life-long profession - Teachers told
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Mfantseman District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Robert Quainoo-Arthur, has visited a number of schools in the District to welcome newly enrolled Primary Class one and Kindergarten pupils to school.
FANTEAKWA :
Stakeholders on education urged to play their part well
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Fanteakwa District Director of Education, Ms Mary Animwah has urged stakeholders in education to endeavour to meet the challenges of the new educational reforms.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Smuggled cigarettes lands five in jail
Thursday, September 13 2007
Five people have fined one million cedis each or in default serve a jail sentence of one year by an Accra Circuit Court for the sale of
unauthorized cigarettes on the Ghanaian market.
AHAFO-ANO NORTH :
Assemblies urged to protect children
Thursday, September 13 2007
District Assemblies have been urged to establish bye-laws to protect children from indulging in hazardous work.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Cocaine dealer jailed
Thursday, September 13 2007
A Ghanaian domiciled in Italy, Abraham Otibah has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour by the Greater Accra Regional Tribunal after pleading guilty to possessing 1,387.1 kilogrammes of cocaine.
POLITICS :
Bagbin commends minority parties
Thursday, September 13 2007
Mr. Alban Bagbin, Minority Leader in Parliament, has attributed Ghana’s successful adherence to the principles of constitutional rule under the Fourth Republic to viable opposition from minority parties over the years.
   
TAMALE :
Aliu "loyalists" call for clean campaign
Thursday, September 13 2007
A group calling itself the ’Loyalists of Aliu Mahama’ has appealed to presidential aspirants of the NPP to run their campaigns devoid of insults and acrimony.
NPP (AMA) :
Politics for serious people - Atta-Annor
Thursday, September 13 2007
Delegates who will be choosing a flag bearer for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have been urged to make a thorough assessment of the contestants to select the right person
CPP (AMA) :
CPP to hold Executive Council Meeting
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has appealed to its members to ensure peaceful preparations for the third National Congress to elect National Officers and a Presidential Candidate for the 2008
elections.
NATIONAL :
Hearts of Oak play Lions on Sunday
Thursday, September 13 2007
Accra Hearts of Oak will engage Kpando-based Heart of Lions in a pre-season friendly at the El-Wak Sports Stadium in Accra on Sunday, September 16.
AWUTU EFF UTU SENYA :
District assembly to punish
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Winneba District Command has expressed its concern about the alarming rate at which beaches in and around Winneba are being degraded by sand winners.
NATIONAL :
Respect sanitary inspectors
Thursday, September 13 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama  has called on the citizenry to accord sanitary inspectors the necessary respect to enable them to carry out their statutory duty of enforcing and educating the public on sanitary laws and regulations.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
My First day at school
Thursday, September 13 2007
More than 150 newly enrolled kindergarten children in the Atwima Nwabiagya District were formerly welcomed to school by the District Education Directorate.
NATIONAL :
MMDAs accountants meet
Thursday, September 13 2007
Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister, challenged staff of the Ghana Audit Service to be vigilant and expose corrupt public officers without fear or favour.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Farmer pays double
Thursday, September 13 2007
A magistrate’s court at Makranso in the Ahafo-Ano South District of Ashanti fined a 42-year-old farmer 200 Ghana Cedis for stealing a spraying machine and weedicide worth 100 Ghana cedis, at Bonikrom in the district.
SENE :
DCE commends teachers
Thursday, September 13 2007
Madam Cynthia Titiriku-Danso, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Sene in the Brong Ahafo Region, commended teachers for contributing to the development of education in the district.
HOHOE:
Agriculture to be enhanced
Thursday, September 13 2007
A Regional Agricultural Market Information Systems and Trades’ Organization (MISTOWA), expected to operate in the West Africa sub region would soon sign a contract with MTN-Ghana, a telecommunication Company.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Teenager remanded
Thursday, September 13 2007
A 16-year-old junior high school student at Abesewa in the Ahafo Ano South District of Ashanti, who bolted to Tarkwa in the Western Region, after putting his school-mate girlfriend in the family way has been remanded by a magistrate’s court at Mankranso.
WA :
Public procurement system
Thursday, September 13 2007
Government is determined to support systematic capacity development programmes that would address the major challenges and bottlenecks arising from the inadequate technical skills required for the successful implementation and enforcement of the Public Procurement Law (2003 Act 663).
ASUOGYAMAN :
Todays’ level
Thursday, September 13 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, September 13.
AGONA :
12 teachers to be sanctioned
Thursday, September 13 2007
Twelve teachers at Agona Oketsew District Assembly (DA) and Agona Esusu No. 1 Methodist Primary and Junior High School are to face the disciplinary committee of Ghana Education Service (GES) for absenting themselves from school on the re-opening day.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
State of lands in Kasoa
Thursday, September 13 2007
Mr. Solomon Quarshie Abbam Quaye, Chief Executive of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District, expressed worry that Kasoa in the district was leading in land disputes in the Central Region.
TAMALE :
Investigations stalled
Thursday, September 13 2007
Investigations into the alleged assassination attempt on the life of the NDC Member of Parliament for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu have become inconclusive.
TEMA :
TDCL go on demonstration
Thursday, September 13 2007
Members of the Tema District Council of Labour (TDCL) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) have embarked on a demonstration to protest the sale of Bank of Ghana’s 48% shares in the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB).
NATIONAL :
IGP threatened
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Inspector General of Police Mr. Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong, has been receiving what appear to be death threats from anonymous sources. 
NATIONAL :
President warns
Thursday, September 13 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has warned  personnel who would be involved in the distribution of relief items to the flood victims and the beneficiaries against selling the items.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Three year old defiled
Thursday, September 13 2007
A circuit court at Ho remanded John Adiveh, a 33-year-old farmer of Awudome Avenui near Anyirawase in the Ho Municipality, for defiling a three-year-old girl.
KWAHU WEST :
Young man in primary
Thursday, September 13 2007
With determination to obtain formal education, a 28-year-old labourer has been admitted to Primary Five at Nkawkaw Saint Anthony Catholic Primary School in the Kwahu West District.
DANGME WEST :
Be committed to promises
Thursday, September 13 2007
Nana Obiri Boahen, Minister of State at the Ministry for the Interior charged politicians to be committed to fulfilment of promises made to the citizenry to engender confidence in the electorate.
WA :
Work with money or return it
Friday, September 14 2007
Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations allocated with funds to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS in Wa Municipality, have been advised to operate within guidelines instituted by Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) or refund the monies.
    
TAMALE :
"Overseas" invaded by crocos
Friday, September 14 2007
The Member of Parliament for Yakgaba Kubori, Hon. Ibrahim Tanko, says his constituency, known as the overseas area of the Northern region has not received any help from government since the floods that hit the region.
NATIONAL :
"We will fight to the limit" - Bayor
Thursday, September 13 2007
Skipper of Ghana’s Black Queens, Adjoa Bayor says Ghana will fight to the limit in their quest to make an impact at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in China.
NATIONAL :
Sports Associations urged to decentralise activities
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Sports Council, Prince Ernest Oduro-Mensah has cautioned that any sporting Association that fails to decentralise its activities by next year would not receive any positive response for their activities.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
10 years -hard labour
Thursday, September 13 2007
A Ghanaian domiciled in Italy, Abraham Otibah was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment with hard labour by the Greater Accra Regional Tribunal after pleading guilty to possessing 1,387.1 kilogrammes of cocaine.
NATIONAL :
School placements out
Thursday, September 13 2007
The Secretariat of the Computerized Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) has completed the placement of qualified candidates of the 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
WA :
Non-performing NGOs to refund monies
Friday, September 14 2007
Non-Governmental and Community Based Organizations allocated with funds to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS in Wa Municipality, have been advised to operate within guidelines instituted by Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) or refund the monies.
NKORANZA :
District commended for embracing NHIS
Friday, September 14 2007
Dr Mohammed Bin Ibrahim, Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Health Services, has commended the people of Nkoranza district in Brong Ahafo for their foresight in embracing the National Health Insurance scheme.
KWAHU SOUTH :
Government to facelift Kwahu
Friday, September 14 2007
Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has assured that the government would facelift the Kwahu area to enhance the living standards of the people.
NEW JUABEN :
Environmentalists on the move
Friday, September 14 2007
About 50 Environmental Health Sanitation Officers and officials of Zoomlion, a private sanitation contractors, drawn from the 17 Districts in the Eastern Region have attended a day’s workshop in Koforidua.
DORMAA :
Cultivation of Indian hemp condemned
Friday, September 14 2007
Participants at a wildfire evaluation workshop at Dormaa-Ahenkro in Brong-Ahafo have condemned alleged cultivation of Indian hemp in forest reserves in the Dormaa district.
HOHOE :
Killed by falling wall
Friday, September 14 2007
A two-year-old girl was crushed to death when a wall collapsed on her and wounded another at Gboxome a suburb of Hohoe.
NKORANZA :
Students assist orphanage
Friday, September 14 2007
Let Kids Smile, a students’ volunteer organization in Holland has contributed funds to build an orphanage estimated valued at GH¢40,000 (400 million cedis) at Nkoranza.
AMA :
Unwholesome goods destroyed
Friday, September 14 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) has destroyed assorted items worth about 1.3 billion cedis (130,000 GH cedis) deemed not to conform to standards.
AMA :
Assembly steps up revenue mobilisation
Friday, September 14 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has launched another revenue mobilisation exercise as part of efforts to maximise its revenue base and improve on social services in the metropolis.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Police bans motorbikes at night
Friday, September 14 2007
The Winneba Police Command has banned the movement of motorbikes and bicycles without light during the night in Winneba township with immediate effect.
TMA :
New District for Tema
Friday, September 14 2007
A Deputy  Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Maxwell Kofi Jumah has announced that his ministry is proposing a new district for Ashaiman.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Vote of no confidence
Friday, September 14 2007
Shareholders of the Amanano Rural Bank at Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti have passed a vote of no confidence in the Board of Directors of the bank.
BUILSA :
Traditional council disregarded the president
Friday, September 14 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed displeasure at the failure by elders of the Builsa Traditional Council to formally inform him of the death of the Paramount Chief of the Traditional Area, Naab Ayieta Azantilow.
AHANTA WEST :
Sitting on gold mine?
Friday, September 14 2007
Western Region is positioning itself to benefit from the resources in the area.
TAMALE :
Nana Akufo-Addo donates motorcycles, relief items
Friday, September 14 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a Presidential aspirant of the NPP has donated 27 motorcycles to the Northern Regional Secretariat of the party for distribution to the 26 constituencies.
DANGME WEST :
"I would develop Ningo/Prampram Constituency"- Okorno
Friday, September 14 2007
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate-elect for
Ningo/Prampram, Mr Abednego Tawiah Okorno, has assured the constituents that he would help speed up the development of the area if given the nod as the Member of Parliament (MP) in next year’s general elections.
SOUTH TONGU :
Oquaye promises improved work ethics
Friday, September 14 2007
Professor Mike Ocquaye, one of the presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has pledged to lead a crusade to change work ethics, which he said currently appeared to be at the worker’s leisure, to that of purposefulness and responsibility.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Five years for stealing
Friday, September 14 2007
A 45-year-old Mason, Kwaku Addai, has been sentenced to five years in prison by the Asamankese Circuit court for stealing the personal effects of a 17-year-old Gambian student.
POLITICS :
Workshop on public funding of political parties ends
Friday, September 14 2007
Professor Kofi Kumado, Director, Legon Centre of International Affairs (LECIA) has urged political parties to eliminate acrimony and friction in their activities for the benefit of the nation.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Student remanded for defilement
Friday, September 14 2007
Charles Nana Benyin, a 19- year-old student has been remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court for defiling a nine year-old pupil.
    
NATIONAL :
FDB to ensure safe handling of pastries
Friday, September 14 2007
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB) is collaborating with Local Government bodies to ensure proper handling of pastries and other ’ready to eat’ preparations sold on the streets.
NATIONAL :
Journalism not for fame or wealth - Boateng
Friday, September 14 2007
Mr. Edward Boateng, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Media Alliance (GMA), has asked media practitioners and prospective media personnel not to go into the profession for fame, wealth or
other reasons which were not in the interest of society.
NATIONAL :
Ghana urged to stamp out child labour
Friday, September 14 2007
Ghana’s cocoa industry would suffer a major setback on the international market if immediate steps are not taken to check the use of child labour in cocoa growing areas.
NATIONAL :
Move to enhance operations of MDAs
Friday, September 14 2007
Lack of attitudinal change, accommodation, logistics and effective communication have been identified as some of the problems militating  against the revitalised Client Service Units (CSUs) in the Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs).
NATIONAL :
MUSIGA commends President Kufuor
Friday, September 14 2007
The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), has commended President John Agyekum Kufuor, for his inestimable interest in the Ghanaian music industry.
NATIONAL :
At the 10th government /development partners conference
Friday, September 14 2007
Mr Boniface Abubakar Saddique, Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, has appealed to development partners in the provision of water to the rural sector to take a second look at the dwindling trend of their support.
    
NATIONAL :
100 per cent increment
Friday, September 14 2007
The Electricity Company of Ghana Ltd (ECG) has proposed between 60 and 100 percent adjustment in utility tariffs to the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC).
NATIONAL :
BOG/MiDA sign agreement
Friday, September 14 2007
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) and the Bank of Ghana (BoG)  signed an $82.4 million agreement for the implementation of an agricultural credit and financial service activities under the Millennium Challenge Compact.
KWAHU SOUTH :
Facelift for Kwahu- Veep
Friday, September 14 2007
Vice President, Alhaji Aliu Mahama,  assured that the government would facelift the Kwahu area to enhance the living standards of the people. He said construction work was currently progressing steadily on the six-kilometer Nkawkaw - Obomeng road being undertaken by a Chinese Company.
NATIONAL :
Wheat flour cost hikes.
Friday, September 14 2007
The price of wheat flour has gone up following upward adjustment in the cost of the commodity on the international market by 35 percent.
BIRIM SOUTH :
District, first for APRM
Friday, September 14 2007
The first National African Peer Review Mechanism  (APRM) District Oversight Committee constituted to monitor the implementation of the National Programme of Action (NPoA) at the district level will be inaugurated at Akim Oda in the Birim South District of the  of the Eastern Region .
AMA :
Health service review performance
Friday, September 14 2007
Dr Irene Akua Agyepong, Greater Accra Regional Director of Health Services, has said the vision of the Ghana Health Service in the region remained to improve health delivery in all communities.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Keep fire away
Friday, September 14 2007
Managers and attendants of petrol filling stations have been asked to ensure that naked fires are about 50 yards away from their stations to avoid fire outbreak.
WA EAST:
Floods hamper transportation
Friday, September 14 2007
Three bridges in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region, have been destroyed by floods, making transportation in the area almost impossible.
KWAEBIBIREM :
My First day at school
Friday, September 14 2007
It was all smiles from hundreds of children in the Kwaebibirem District on their first day at school when they joined thousands of children throughout the country to taste school life for the first time.
     
KMA :
MMT apologises
Friday, September 14 2007
The management of Metro Mass Transit (MMT) Limited has apologised to its loyal commuters and the general public for the disruption in its services caused by a strike action by some of its workers in Kumasi.
BUILSA :
Sandema people receive relief items
Friday, September 14 2007
Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister,  distributed relief items to flood victims in three camps housing internally displaced persons in Sandema.
BOLGATANGA :
NPP aspirant supports victim
Friday, September 14 2007
Mr. Dan Botwe, a New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, presented 1,000 Ghana cedis to the Upper East Regional Minister to support flood victims in the region, at Bolgatanga.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, September 14 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Friday, September 14.
 
HOHOE :
GHS to register TB patients
Friday, September 14 2007
The Hohoe District Directorate of Ghana Health Service (GHS) has decided to register Tuberculosis (TB) patients with the Hohoe Mutual National Health Insurance Scheme to facilitate access and efficient healthcare delivery of patients.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Dampong gets SHS
Friday, September 14 2007
Dampong, a farming community near Asankare in the Asante Akim South District inaugurated a 100,000 pounds Senior High School (SHS) in renewed efforts to boost education in the area.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Man steals plantain
Friday, September 14 2007
The Juaso circuit court presided over by Mr Jacob Boon, has remanded a 19-year-old farmer into prison custody for stealing five bunches of plantain worth GH¢10 at Brantuokrom near Agogo.
    
NATIONAL :
Self esteem of women being robbed.
Friday, September 14 2007
Ama,not her real name, a 25 year old Ghanaian girl is now suffering from what will be known as emotional imbalance, low self esteem , low self respect and a pessimistic lifestyle.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Assembly pays for teachers
Friday, September 14 2007
The Asante Akim South District Assembly (AASDA) has made part payment totalling GHC 4,500 to the Agogo Presbyterian Training College on behalf of 205 teacher trainees from the district pursuing a 4-year diploma course at the college.
AMA :
Defence minister visits schools
Friday, September 14 2007
Mr. Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of Defence visited pupils of Garrison Cluster of Schools at Burma Camp, as part of this year’s ’My first day at school programme.’
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
You are sentenced to 2 years hard labour
Friday, September 14 2007
The Juaso circuit court presided over by Mr Jacob Boon, has sentenced a farmer, Kwaku Tawiah to two years imprisonment in hard labour for stealing GH¢ 200 at Adomfe near Bompata.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Road safety campaign begins
Friday, September 14 2007
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Road Safety Committee, has initiated an educational programme to sensitise both drivers and passengers on road signs and regulations.
NATIONAL :
Taskforce inaugurated
Friday, September 14 2007
A high-powered Inter-Ministerial Taskforce to oversee relief items distribution and the restoration of damaged infrastructure in the three Northern Regions and parts of the Western Region, following the recent floods, was inaugurated by President John Agyekum Kufuor at the Castle, Osu.
NATIONAL :
President leaves for Canada
Friday, September 14 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor leaves Accra on Friday night for Ottawa, Canada, for a two-day official visit.
    
AMA :
Children schooled on proper waste management practices
Saturday, September 15 2007
A programme designed to get children involved in keeping their environment clean and become peer educators on good sanitation practices has been launched with a call on schools to teach the children to see waste products as an economic opportunity.
CAPE COAST :
Assets declaration can help stem corruption - State Attorney
Saturday, September 15 2007
A Principal State Attorney has asked all public officials to declare their assets as required by law as a means of enhancing transparency and accountability towards strengthening the country’s democracy and governance.
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA :
School enrollment low
Saturday, September 15 2007
A baseline survey conducted in the newly created Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District of the Northern Region has shown that an alarming majority of children-of-school-age in the District were out of school.
AMA :
Orphans supported
Saturday, September 15 2007
 The Ghana Muslim Academy (GMA) has donated food items, drugs and learning materials to about 100 orphans in Nima and Maamobi communities in Accra.
KINTAMPO :
Transport bodies smoke peace pipe
Saturday, September 15 2007
A five year impasse between the Kintampo district branches of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) and the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA)  has been resolved with an agreement by their executives to operate together to enhance their businesses.
SAEMA :
Community Protection Unit to assist Police.
Saturday, September 15 2007
The first batch of 500-Community Protection Unit (CPU) members under the National Youth Employment Programme have passed out successfully after a month long training at Takoradi.
(KPONE) TMA :
Minister dissatisfied
Saturday, September 15 2007
Mr Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resource, Works and Housing, has expressed dissatisfaction at the pace of work at the government affordable housing project at Kpone, near Tema.
BIRIM SOUTH :
APRM Oversight Committee inaugurated
Saturday, September 15 2007
Reverend Professor S.K. Adjepong, Chairman, African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM)-Governing Council has inaugurated the Birim South District Oversight Committee at a ceremony at Akyem Oda.
    
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Two hundred boreholes for communities
Saturday, September 15 2007
The Atwima Nwabiagya District Assembly, in partnership with the Agricultural Development Bank, is providing 200 boreholes to some communities in the district.
TAMALE :
Cotton plants waste away
Saturday, September 15 2007
Cotton farmers in the Northern Region are watching helplessly as their crop waste away because a highly rated pesticide used for spraying their fields turned out to have expired in 2005 and is ineffective against ravaging seed cotton pests.
SOUTH TONGU :
Teacher sneaks out
Saturday, September 15 2007
Parents of two pupils of the Roman Catholic School at Dordoekope in the South Tongu District are angry with a teacher who ordered their children to lick a chalkboard painted only a day before with the blackish substance found in torchlight batteries.
ASUOGYMAN :
Medical boat makes 100th voyage
Saturday, September 15 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA) medical boat, 0nipanua, that provide medical services to communities along the Volta Lake that are not accessible by road, made its 100th voyage on Friday.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
False alarm
Saturday, September 15 2007
Victoria Narh Mawusi, a 30-year-old unemployed who raised a false alarm leading to the lynching of a 21-year old trader, has been remanded by the Tema Circuit Court ’A’.
SAEMA :
W/R launches NYEP
Saturday, September 15 2007
Nana Akomea, Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment, has said training of Community Protection Unit (CPU) was aimed at improving security and the protection of lives and property nationwide.
NATIONAL :
FDB appeals to mass media
Saturday, September 15 2007
The Food and Drugs Board has appealed to the mass media to help in developing and sustaining a system of quality assurance for the safety, quality and efficacy of products in the country.
NATIONAL :
Fund to help farmers
Saturday, September 15 2007
The International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), in collaboration with the government, have set-up a 27.8 million-dollar fund to support the improvement of agriculture in the country.
NATIONAL :
Training College Principals get vehicles
Saturday, September 15 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has handed over 38 cross-country vehicles to Principals of the 38 Teacher Training Colleges in the country in fulfilment of a pledge he made two years back to equip them to perform their supervisory duties more efficiently.
AGONA :
Assemblyman calls on constituents
Monday, September 17 2007
The Assemblyman for Agona Kwayanko Ofoase/Zongo, Mr Frank Ocran, has called on people of the area to ensure the early completion of a library complex under construction.
HOHOE :
Body found in abandoned school block
Monday, September 17 2007
The body of a man suspected to be about 60 years old had been found in an abandoned School Block at Akpafu-Mempeasem, in the Hohoe district, in an advance stage of decomposition.
TAMALE :
HIV/AIDS patients supported
Monday, September 17 2007
Rama Foundation, an NGO dedicated to improving the living conditions of the marginalized and vulnerable in society has presented assorted items valued over 80 million cedis to two HIV/AIDS groups in the Tamale Metropolis and the Savelugu District.
ADAKLU ANYIGBE :
Dignitaries fail to turn up at festival
Monday, September 17 2007
All invited guests including government functionaries and prominent chiefs invited by the chiefs and people of Ahunda Boso in the Adaklu Anyigbe District to their second ’Midezor Festival on Saturday did not turn up.
AMA :
Teshie Town Eleven wins Homowo match
Monday, September 17 2007
Teshie Town Eleven spanked their Osu counterparts 3-0 to win this year’s "Nii Armah Ashitey Homowo" Challenge Soccer match played at the Osu Salem School Park in Accra.
ABURA-ASEBU-KWAMANKESE :
Minister cries over poor BECE results
Monday, September 17 2007
Nana Ato Arthur, the Central Regional Minister, has expressed concern about poor results of some public schools in the region in the 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East receive second consignment of relief items
Monday, September 17 2007
The Upper East Region has taken delivery of a second consignment of relief items from the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO).
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Police speak on defilement and rape cases
Monday, September 17 2007
The Winneba District Police Commander, Mr. Jordan Quaye, has said rapes and defilement cases were serious offences and should not be settled at home.
TMA :
Eigthen thousand dollar generator for hospital
Monday, September 17 2007
Unique Trust Financial Services Limited (UTFSL) has donated a stand-by generator, valued at 18,000 dollars, to the Tema General Hospital (TGH).
TMA :
Companies urged to improve standard of living
Monday, September 17 2007
The Tema Municipal Chief Executive,  Mr David Quaye Annang, has reiterated the call on companies operating in the municipality to live up to their social responsibilities by providing the people with basic infrastructure.
BIRIM SOUTH :
Farmers educated on swollen shoot
Monday, September 17 2007
The Ghana Cocoa Board’s Control Unit of the Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD) has held a farmers’ rally under the theme: "Breaking resistance to treatment of CSSVD outbreak" at Gye Wani Nkwanta near Oda.
KADJEBI :
Hospital faces outbreak of epidemic
Monday, September 17 2007
Dodi-Papase Mary Teresa’s Catholic Hospital in the Kadjebi District faces an outbreak of an epidemic if rehabilitation work on the hospital is not fast tracked.
HO :
¢25,000 invested into Asogli Yam Festival
Monday, September 17 2007
MTN, a cellular phone company, is investing over GHc25, 000 (250 million cedis) in this year’s Yam Festival celebration of the Asogli State.
GA WEST :
DCE warns developers
Monday, September 17 2007
A warehouse being built at Gbawe Top Base, a suburb in the Ga West District has collapsed, killing six persons and injuring ten.
GA WEST :
Unauthorised buildings springing up
Monday, September 17 2007
The Ga West District Chief Executive, Hon Eric Busby Quartey-Papafio , has expressed worry at the rate at which buildings without permits have sprung up in the area.
NATIONAL :
Diasporan cars to be returned
Monday, September 17 2007
Twelve luxurious vehicles among a number suspected to have been stolen from Europe and other parts of the world and brought into the country, are to be returned to their rightful owners this week.
NATIONAL :
Death of musician -natural
Monday, September 17 2007
The father of ace music producer, the late Prince Dave Affotey Laryea a.k.a. Apor has discounted rumours making the rounds that his son was poisoned.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
2 cops steal rice
Monday, September 17 2007
The Police Administration has arrested six persons, including two policemen, believed to belong to a group that allegedly intercepts articulated trucks carrying rice and sugar from the Tema port to various destinations in the country.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
VCT for refugee camp
Monday, September 17 2007
About 40 people at the Buduburam refugee camp have undergone HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) to know their status.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Don’t settle it at home-police
Monday, September 17 2007
The Winneba District Police Commander, Mr. Jordan Quaye, has said rapes and defilement cases were serious offences and should not be settled at home.
AGONA :
Clamp down from the 20th.
Monday, September 17 2007
The Agona District Command of the Ghana Fire Service would as from 20th September 2007, clamp down on commercial establishments which do not have fire certificates and other safety measures.
NPP DECIDES:
Prof. Ocquaye states foreign policy
Monday, September 17 2007
Professor Mike Ocquaye, a presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has said if he is elected President, he would pursue a foreign policy of non-alignment.
WEST GONJA:
UNDP inspects projects
Monday, September 17 2007
The project Co-ordinator of UNDP MDGs Localisation project Mr. Nicholas Amponsah had visited the district to assess progress of work of the MDG localization program in the district.
WEST AKYEM :
District to improve road network
Monday, September 17 2007
The West Akyem District would take delivery of a grader by the end of September, to enable the assembly to improve the road network in the area on regular basis.
WEST AKYEM :
District trains artisans
Monday, September 17 2007
A facility constructed by the West Akyem District Assembly to train artisans and equip the youth with skills is expected to be inaugurated next month.
    
WEST GONJA :
New reform not to out do old
Monday, September 17 2007
Basic Schools in the district have re-opened for the first term of 2007-2008 academic year today 11th September, 2007.
WEST GONJA :
President gives address across river
Monday, September 17 2007
As part of his tour of the communities that had been affected by floods in the three northern regions, His Excellency J.A Kufour visited Daboya in the West Gonja District of the Northern Region to assess the situation in the affected communities.
KMA :
Mid year review meeting for RTCs
Monday, September 17 2007
Registrars of Traditional Councils in the Ashanti Region  have held their mid-year review meeting in Kumasi to take stock of their activities and adopt effective measures to improve their performances.
WEST MAMPRUSI :
District school feeding supported
Monday, September 17 2007
Three schools in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region would get free lunch under a three-year private pilot school-feeding programme.
KWAHU WEST :
Labourer not detered
Monday, September 17 2007
A 28-year-old labourer has enrolled in Primary Five at the Nkawkaw Saint Anthony Catholic Primary School in the Kwahu West District because of his determination to obtain formal education.
JOMORO :
Awards for revenue collectors
Monday, September 17 2007
Revenue collectors have been advised to be innovative in their revenue collection activities.
NATIONAL :
Norway to walk over Ghana?
Monday, September 17 2007
Norway go into their final Group C game against an eliminated Ghana side needing to avoid defeat to make sure of a quarter-final berth in this year’s Women’s World Cup at Shanghai on Wednesday 19 September at 17:00 (local time). The two sides have never met before.
KETA :
Produce run aways.
Monday, September 17 2007
The Police Administration has given two policemen who were on duty at the Anloga Police Station on Thursday to produce the seven fugitives or face sanctions.
NATIONAL :
FIFA U-17 Champs Rewarded
Monday, September 17 2007
Nigeria president Umaru Yar’Adua has rewarded players of the country’s under-17 team with a three-bedroom house each for winning the World Cup.
NATIONAL :
Our Coaches have no antidote
Monday, September 17 2007
Fred Crentsil, Chairman of the Management Committee of Ghana’s Black Queens has said the team’s coaches have no antidote to their opponents’ ingenuity during games.
NATIONAL :
GCB hosts Invitational Golf Tourney
Monday, September 17 2007
This year’s Ghana Commercial Bank Limited Invitational Golf Championship tees off at the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) Golf Course at Tafo in the Eastern Region on Saturday, September 22.
NPP DECIDES :
Surgeon declares himself super tanker
Monday, September 17 2007
Professor Kwabena  Frimpong-Boateng, Flag bearer aspirant of the ruling NewPatriotic Party (NPP) has declared: "I am a political super tanker who manoeuvres in electoral deep waters focusing on issues to transform the economy".
TEMA :
Contractors would be supervised
Monday, September 17 2007
Immediate past Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Hackman Owusu-Agyeman has assured that contractors working on the government’s affordable housing project at Kpone and Borteyman in the Greater Accra Region would be held accountable.
NPP DECIDES :
Need for cooperation
Monday, September 17 2007
There is the need for more cooperation and less suspicion among political parties for true democratic growth, Nana Ohene Ntow, General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party, said .
TEMA :
4.2 million dollars for tech.park
Monday, September 17 2007
The government has received a 4.2 million-dollar credit facility from the World Bank to establish a Technology Park at the Tema free zone enclave.
CAPE COAST :
Unversity expells students
Monday, September 17 2007
The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has this year, expelled 115 students for poor academic performance.
BOLGATANGA :
Education minister goes to flood victims
Monday, September 17 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, has reaffirmed government’s preparedness to rehabilitate schools in the Upper East Region that were destroyed by the recent floods.
WASSA WEST:
UMaT holds matriculation
Monday, September 17 2007
The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) Tarkwa has held its third matriculation to admit 315 students .
KWAHU WEST:
9.6 million cocoa trees to be eliminated
Monday, September 17 2007
The Deputy Eastern Regional Manager in-charge of Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus Disease (CSSVD), Mr Francis Adjei, has appealed to cocoa farmers in the region to allow the cutting down of the over 9.6 million cocoa trees infected with the disease in the region.
    
SAWLA TUNA KALBA :
We are not in school
Monday, September 17 2007
A baseline survey conducted by Ibis West Africa, an NGO operating within the newly created Sawla Tuna Kalba District of the Northern Region, has reported that, an alarming majority of children of school-going age in the district were still out of school.
NEW JUABEN :
Please protect us.
Monday, September 17 2007
Children in the Eastern Region have appealed to government to strengthen institutions charged to enforce laws and policies designed to protect and promote the welfare of children.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Todays’ rise
Monday, September 17 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Monday, September 17.
NPP DECIDES:
Candidate makes appeal
Monday, September 17 2007
Dr Francis Nii Annang Sowah, New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) parliamentary candidate for La Dadekotopon in election 2008, has appealed to party members to be united.
AMA :
Accra still has a zoo
Monday, September 17 2007
The Management of the Accra Zoo is determined to keep a zoo in Accra irrespective of the relocation of the previous one at Kumasi
to pave way for the building of the Presidential Palace.
NATIONAL :
Ghanas earns on wood products.
Monday, September 17 2007
.Ghana earned about 93 million Euros from the export of 265,915 cubic metres of wood products in the first half of this year, the Forestry Commission disclosed.
NATIONAL :
Housing finance confab in Ghana
Monday, September 17 2007
A three-day training programme to streamline ways and measures for the development and standardization of the primary mortgage market in Ghana opened in Accra.
WA (PNC) :
No critic
Monday, September 17 2007
Prof Yakubu Saaka, a presidential aspirant of the People’s National Convention (PNC), said he would never criticize Dr Edward Mahama, the PNC leader, even if he decides to contest again to lead the party in the next elections.
POLITICS :
Pressure group for Gariba
Monday, September 17 2007
The Parliamentary Action Group (PAG) a pressure group within the People’s National Convention (PNC) has appealed to Dr. Sulley Gariba, a businessman, politician, lecturer and researcher to contest for the presidential slot of the party.
WEST AKYEM :
MMDAs must retrieve loans
Monday, September 17 2007
Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, the Eastern Regional Minster, today urged district assemblies to step up measures to retrieve Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) loans from defaulters.
ASUOGYAMAN :
School not expensive-CEO, Mines
Monday, September 17 2007
Ms Joyce Aryee, Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines, has urged parents complaining of high cost of secondary education to set their priorities right.
NATIONAL :
Go to the Supreme court.
Monday, September 17 2007
An Fast Track High Court today gave the Ghana Lotto Operators Association (GLOA) the options to pursue their case at the Supreme Court or negotiate with National Lotto Authority (NLA).
AMA :
Employ qualified foremen
Monday, September 17 2007
The refusal of companies and individuals to employ qualified clerks of work or foremen to oversee the construction of their buildings is the main cause of the recent collapse of structures in the Greater Accra Metropolis and its environs.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Check child labour on farms
Monday, September 17 2007
Nana Agyei Berchie, Ahafo Ano South District Manager of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), has called on all stakeholders in the cocoa industry to re-examine the definition and  application of child labour.
 
TECHIMAN :
Community to construct pre-school
Monday, September 17 2007
Residents of Gyebiri near Krobo in Techiman municipality are spending 14 million cedis (GHC1, 400) towards the construction of a community day care centre.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
1000 for causing harm
Monday, September 17 2007
A circuit court at Kumawu granted 1,000 Ghana cedis bail to a 50-year-old farmer for causing harm to Opoku Amanfor, at Bodomase in the Sekyere East District of Ashanti Region.
TECHIMAN :
Check overspeeding
Monday, September 17 2007
About 90 percent of the country’s road accidents have been attributed to over speeding and carelessness on the part of drivers.
TECHIMAN :
We need a training college here.
Monday, September 17 2007
A school director has appealed to the government, Techiman citizens and traditional authorities to collaborate to establish a training college in the municipality.
ATWIMA MPONUA :
Community builds for teachers
Monday, September 17 2007
The people of Anyiawasu, a farming community near Kwanfinfin in the Atwima Mponua District of Ashanti, through self-help build seven bedrooms for teachers posted to the town.
BAWKU :
Bridge to be replaced in 2 weeks
Monday, September 17 2007
The Minister for the Interior, Mr. Kwamena Bartels has assured that repair works on the collapsed Kulungugu bridge in the Upper East Region will be completed by the end of September for the use of motorists.
NATIONAL :
Accidents in mines reduced
Monday, September 17 2007
Miss Joyce Aryee, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has said the Chamber would intensify efforts to improve the health and safety of workers even though the rate of accidents in the mining sector had declined.
 
EJURA SEKYEDUMASE :
Give a Ejura farms water to survive
Monday, September 17 2007
After 38 years of operations, the Ejura farms needs more attention to get back on its feet and perform better economically and agriculturally.
AMA :
University fees cheaper.
Monday, September 17 2007
The Accra City Campus of the University of Ghana on Monday urged students to exercise restraint in their demands and avoid acts that might result in any disruption in their academic programme.
NATIONAL :
MiDA to start implementation
Monday, September 17 2007
The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) is providing 2.3 million dollars to Ghana to kick-start the implementation of the Procurement Capacity Activity Programme under the 547 million Millennium Challenge Compact aimed at building capacity of procurement entities.
    
NATIONAL :
Aims of the World Humanitarian Forum
Monday, September 17 2007
The former United Nations secretary general outlines the aims of the newly created World Humanitarian Forum that he now heads. Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan unveiled on Monday some of the objectives of the World Humanitarian Forum he helped found.
GA EAST :
We want water
Monday, September 17 2007
Residents living in and around Adenta  in the Ga East district have called on the Member of Parliament for the area and government to expedite action in providing good , constant potable water  for the communities.
BUNKPURUGU YUNYOO:
New clashes
Monday, September 17 2007
Six persons have been confirmed dead, following an overnight clash between two factions after an open confrontation in a market between some persons.
SAEMA :
Free vocational training
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Outreach Africa, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), is constructing a 75,000 Ghana cedis vocational institute at Whindo near Takoradi.
NATIONAL :
Spanish Government donates to flood victims
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Spanish Government has sent bundles of tents and blankets to flood victims in the  Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions.
ASUTIFI :
District registers children free of charge
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Asutifi District Health Insurance Scheme has registered a total of 35,327 children under 18 years free of charge, at a cost of ¢706,520 million during the first quarter of the year.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Pregnant woman assaulted
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Nyinahin Magistrates’ Court presided over by Mr. Augustine Essah, has imposed a fine of GH¢920 on Kwame Enoch 24, and Kwabena Gyamfi 26, for assaulting Adwoa Afrah, a pregnant woman.
SUNYANI :
Educate your servants
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Madam Gladys Adobea, Headmistress of Mmeredane Municipal Assembly Kindergarten and Primary School in Sunyani appealed to parents and guardians to provide quality education for their maid-servants.
TANO SOUTH :
Assembly holds meeting
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A Significant and emerging feature of the allocation of the District Assemblies Common Fund. (DACF), has been the trend of deductions at source, which tends to drastically reduce the net receipt of the assemblies from  Accra.
NKORANZA :
Bye -laws for community
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Residents of Ayerede in the Nkoranza District have enacted bye-laws aimed at enhancing the development of the community.
GOMOA :
Assembly sacrifices for girl
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Members of ths Gomoa District Assembly hss decided to forfeit part of their sitting allowance to support the education of Miss Regina Benyi, 21-year old a level 200 student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
AMA :
Sowutuom gets hospital
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A 30-bed hospital has been inaugurated at Sowutuom in the Accra metropolis to offer health care services to the people.
AMA :
MP pays NHIS for 500 people
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Hon. Kwamena Bartels, MP for Ablekuma North, has paid the National health Insurance Levy for 500 indigenes in his constituency.
SAEMA :
Needy students supported
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Bethel Methodist Church in Takoradi has provided scholarships worth 3,200 Ghana cedis to 15 needy but brilliant students within the church to further their education.
WA :
National Youth Coordinators get motorbikes
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The National Youth Employment Coordinators in the Upper West Regional have been provided with LJM motorcycles to enable them to carry out their operations effectively.
ASUOGYMAN :
Water level
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Tuesday, September 18.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Farmer steals electrical appliances
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A Circuit Court at Hohoe has sentenced a 30 year old farmer, Livingstone Ankah Coffie, to a seven years jail term for stealing electrical appliances worth GH¢ 3.95.
BUNKPURUGU YUNYOO :
300 homes destroyed
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Unconfirmed reports say about three hundred houses have been  burnt in the overnight fighting that has spread to several villages, in the three-day-old ethnic clash between the Konkombas and Bimobas in the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo district of the Northern Region.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Ex -wife to be blamed
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Hon. Member of Parliament for Asikuma Odoben-Brakwa, P. C. Appiah Ofori has described the expose on marriage in the media in the last few days as very regretable and unfortunate.
POLITICS (CPP) :
Skirt and blouse voting
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Mr. George Aguddey, a presidential candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) has said that the "blouse and skirt" voting by the party’s supporters resulted in its poor performance in the 2004 elections.
     
TAMALE :
9 districts unattended to
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Three weeks after torrential rains devastated parts of the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions, 9 districts in the Northern Region are yet to receive any relief.
BOLGATANGA :
Muslims supports disaster victims
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana has donated a quantity of food items estimated at about 20 million cedis or 2000 Ghana Cedis to victims of the Upper East flood disaster.
KMA :
Another source for water
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Nana Boakye Ansah Debrah, Chief of Asokore-Mampong has inaugurated a mechanized borehole for the people of Anyinam, near Asokore-Mampong in the Kumasi Metropolis.
AMA :
VAT takes on defaulters
Tuesday, September 18 2007

Just as the first President of Ghana, the late Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah proclaimed that ‘Forward Ever, Backward Never’, the VAT Services is unabatedly going on by closing down businesses that default in paying their VAT. The Ringway Osu Office of Vat Service embarked on such an operation called ‘distress’.


NPP DECIDES :
Am the man
Tuesday, September 18 2007
“When I look at myself and the rest of the 16 known aspirants, I am more experienced than the rest”. This was the quotation of Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku, the Member of Parliament for Offinso who is one of the aspirants vying to carry the NPP flagbearership come next  general elections.
KETA :
Rescue Dzita
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A citizen of Dzita in the Keta District of the Volta Region today appealed to the government, the Keta District Assembly and NGOs to save Dzita and Akplorwotorkor from sea erosion that has been wrecking havoc in the area.
NATIONAL :
China gives Ghana 5 billion cedis
Tuesday, September 18 2007
China has committed five billion cedis towards the establishment of China-Africa Development Fund, to encourage Chinese entrepreneurs to establish joint ventures with their African counterparts.
AMA :
Media urged to do more for disaster victims
Tuesday, September 18 2007

A Minister of State at the Ministry of the Interior, Hon. Nana Obiri Boahene, today advocated for more relief support for victims of floods of the three Northern Regions of Ghana.


ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Discharged patients to be detained in kitchen
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Management of the Breman Asikuma Catholic Hospital has said in-patients who fail to pay their bills and have not registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme would be detained in the hospital kitchen.
NATIONAL :
Hospitality industry to be sieved
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Tourism and Diasporan Relations has pledged the Ministry’s commitment to remove bottlenecks in the hospitality industry to ensure high standards and quality service.
NATIONAL :
Government gives out 20 billion cedis
Tuesday, September 18 2007
Government has set aside 20 billion cedis in the 2007 budget to give out as free hand-outs to persons classified as “extreme poor and vulnerable” in society, Minister of Manpower, Employment and Youth Development, Nana Akomea, told journalists .
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Sex for murder
Tuesday, September 18 2007
A 38-year-old farmer, Kwadwo Aidoo, has butchered his 32-year-old wife, Hannah Amoako, to death trader, at Wasabiampa village near Breman Bedum in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District.
NATIONAL :
More donations for flood victims
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Donations towards the upkeep of flood victims in the three Northern Regions (Upper East, Upper West and the Northern Regions) received a boost when two organizations and an individual made a contribution of 28.2 million cedis to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO).
NATIONAL :
GHS warns
Tuesday, September 18 2007
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has issued a health alert for the Upper East Region following recent floods.
AMA :
Gbese Mantse expresses appreciation
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The office of the Gbese Mantse has expressed appreciation to Mr Randy Abbey, a member of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) for his contribution towards the Gbese Education Fund.
AMA :
Students on war path
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Students of the Accra City Campus of the University of Ghana will Wednesday September 26 embark on a demonstration to press home their demand for the university authorities and the Ministry of Education to reduce the fees which they described as "outrageous".
AHAFO-ANO SOUTH :
Don’t politicise the mass cocoa spraying exercise
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Ghanaians have been admonished to desist from politicising the mass cocoa spraying exercise.
WA :
Government urged to address challenges in the North
Wednesday, September 19 2007
A coalition of youth associations in the Wa Municipality has appealed to the government to take urgent measures to address the development challenges of the three Northern Regions to bring them to a comparable standard.
ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Clergyman asked to uphold tenets of Bible
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Reverend Father Paul Atta-Nsiah, Administrator of the Saint Gabriel’s Catholic Church at Konongo in the Asante-Akim North District of the Ashanti Region, has charged Church leaders to uphold tenets of the Bible towards the growth and development of the Church.
HO :
Policy makers advocate water fund
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Stakeholders in water resources management in Ghana at the close of their annual review meeting in Ho have advocated the establishment of a ’Water Fund’ on the lines of the Road Fund.
KEEA :
Don’t justify negative culture against women
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Professor Miranda Greenstreet, Chairperson of the Gender Development Institute (GDI) has pointed out that although rape is the most often cited sexual violence against women, female genital mutilation, trokosi and widowhood rites were also forms of sexual and gender based violence.
KEEA :
Gender issues need concerted efforts of all
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, (MOWAC), Hajia Alima Mahama has called for the need to ensure that attention to gender perspectives is an integral part of interventions in all areas of social development was made clear in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA :
Hardwork brings about development-Moderator
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Moderator of the General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Right Reverend Dr. Yaw Frimpong-Manso has observed that it is only hard work and determination that would enable the nation to achieve development and prosperity.
TMA :
Another e-monitoring system for CEPS
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS), has launched the second E-Monitoring System at the Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) in Tema.
NATIONAL :
Ghana will lose 1.8 trillion cedis annually
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Mr George Ankomah Yeboah, a youth development 0fficer, has said that the government would loose 1.8 trillion cedis annually from import duties as result of withdrawal of tariffs after joining the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) of European Union next year.
 
NATIONAL :
GCB opens new branches
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB) has opened more branches in the country, bringing the total number to 135 and 10 agencies, the Bank has said.
NATIONAL :
Procurement Act is a challenge
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Mr Carl Lokko, a Procurement Consultant, has said the Procurement Act represented the biggest challenge ever for Ghana to lessen procurement fraud.
GA EAST :
Thirty-five for Madina Town Council
Wednesday, September 19 2007
In less than a week the Ga East District  Assembly (GEDA), has inaugurated Unit Committees Chairpersons for two Urban Town Council areas of the district.
NATIONAL :
Kufuor congratulates Koroma
Wednesday, September 19 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has sent a congratulatory message to the newly sworn-in President of Sierra Leone, Mr Ernest Bai Koroma.
NATIONAL :
Government developing National Human Resource Policy
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Nana Akomea, Minister of Manpower, Youth and Employment has said the Ministry would by the end of the year develop the National Human Resource Policy to ensure a trained and disciplined labour force capable of sustaining the private sector.
BOLE :
Zoomlion fights black flies
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The expectations of the Chiefs and people in the Bole District of the Northern Region to access their fair share of benefits from the Bui Dam project was established, when Zoomlion, a waste management and sanitation organization based in Accra together with the Ministries of Health and Energy launched the second phase of the Bui Black flies Nuisance Control Programme at Jama in the Bole District to discharge the people from the river blindness.
NATIONAL :
Golden Jubilee Bibles launched
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Bible Society of Ghana (BSG) has launched new English Bibles produced for Ghana@50 with a call on Ghanaians to place value on the Bible, study it and avoid moving from one camp to another for spiritual help.
 
NATIONAL :
Use Ramadan to forge unity-Veep
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has urged Muslims to use the period of Ramadan (Holy month of fasting), to rededicate themselves to the values that unite them.
NATIONAL :
New Officers appointed
Wednesday, September 19 2007
There have been new appointments and changes in the administration of the Ghana Police Service following the recent retirement of some senior officers.
AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Winneba Police on operation
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Winneba Police Command has started an all out operation to flush out holders of fake drivers licenses within the Winneba district.
NATIONAL :
Ministry to pay ground rents
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines, in collaboration with its agencies is to work out modalities for the payment of appropriate annual ground rent to owners of lands leased for mining purposes.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
MP apologises
Wednesday, September 19 2007
MP for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, P C Appiah-Ofori issued a public apology yesterday for his decision to disclose details of his troubled 37-year marriage to The Statesman.
BOLGATANGA :
Minister advises DCEs.
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Mrs. Agnes Chigabatia, has called on District Assemblies and Members of Parliament in the Region to help complete unfinished school projects to provide classroom accommodation for increased enrolments under the September 2007 Education Reforms.
NATIONAL :
Death toll rises
Wednesday, September 19 2007
A  more scary scenario is emerging in the flood situation in the Northern Region with the confirmation of 15 deaths, 12,844 houses washed away and 140,000 people rendered homeless from 94 communities.
BOLGATANGA:
More donations
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Aim Preparatory School in Bolgatanga, UNICEF and Top International Engineering Limited, a Chinese construction firm, has donated various relief items and money to flood victims in the Upper East Region.
TAMALE :
Lecturers fired for XXX.
Wednesday, September 19 2007

The Governing Council of the Tamale Polytechnic has sacked five lecturers for sexual misconduct.  A letter signed by the Principal, Dr Yakubu Seidu Teligar, says a committee set up by the Polytechnic Council some three months ago, found the sacked teachers guilty.


NATIONAL :
37 sacked
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Management of Cocoa Marketing Company Limited has terminated the appointments of 37 members of staff who constituted the take-over staff at the Takoradi Port Sheds as well as the Apowa Sheds following recommendations of a committee that investigated the taking-over and shipment of short-weight cocoa.
NPP DECIDES :
Vetting date announced
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The date for the much-awaited nominations and subsequent vetting of New Patriotic Party (NPP’s) presidential aspirants has finally been announced.  
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, September 19.
AMA :
Educational reform on course
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Greater Accra Metropolitan Education Directorate said today it had added the syllabi on the New Educational Reform to the various subjects and would be replicated and sent to schools by October, this year.
 
AMA :
Companies to have trading stickers
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Companies producing water in sachets who fail to obtain a trade permit sticker issued by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for their distribution trucks would not be allowed to operate in the Central Business District.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Taxi intercepted
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Kpando Police Highway Task Force last Saturday intercepted a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis (Wee) concealed in a travelling bag in the boot of a Taxi.
    
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Dead body exhumed for autopsy
Wednesday, September 19 2007
A Magistrate’s Court at Agbozume has ordered the exhumation of the body of a married woman who died in unexplained circumstances on September 7, this year at Aflao for autopsy.
AMA :
Massive decongestion -October 8
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will on October 8 embark on another massive decongestion exercise in the metropolis.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
3 year old defiled
Wednesday, September 19 2007
A District Magistrate’s Court at Agbozume in the Ketu District remanded into police custody a farm labourer, accused of defiling a three-year-old girl.
AHAFO ANO NORTH :
40,000 dollars vehicle for health facility
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Kumasi East Rotary Club in conjunction with the Cornwall Sunrise Rotary Club of Ontario, Canada, have donated a brand new Ford Expedition vehicle worth 40,000 dollars to the Domeabra Health Centre in the Ahafo Ano North District of Ashanti.
NATIONAL :
Kpoh freed
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Mr. Napoleon Kpoh has been freed from prison and he is now a free man, after apologizing to court.
POLITICS (CPP):
Vice chairman shows sympathy
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Madam Araba Bentsi-Enchill, National Vice-Chairperson of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has expressed sympathy with flood victims in the three northern regions and called on the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs to move quickly to end the plight of women and children.
ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Use kiosks to collect funds
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Mr Joseph Akintola Amankwaa, an Abuakwa-based businessman, has appealed to traditional rulers to redouble their efforts in generating funds for the Otumfuo’s Education Fund launched some years ago.
NATIONAL :
Boreholes up north to be sanitized
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) is bracing up to sanitize boreholes and other potable water sources contaminated by the floods in the northern part of the country.
TAMALE :
1000 children to go blind
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Kinawis Clubs of Switzerland and Liechtenstein have promised to mobilize funds to assist about 1,000 needy children from Northern Ghana who are threatened by blindness.
WASSA WEST:
Cyanide spillage discovered
Wednesday, September 19 2007
Cyanide spillage has been found in two streams that serve as sources of water for peasant farmers of Teberebie in the Wassa West district.
KMA :
10 destinations identified
Wednesday, September 19 2007
10 communities in the Kumasi Metropolis have been identified as destination points for child trafficking.
    
NATIONAL :
DFID gives 250 thousand pounds
Wednesday, September 19 2007
The Department of International Development (DFID) today committed 250,000 pounds in support of the flood victims in the Northern Ghana.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
ICT enhanced
Thursday, September 20 2007
Mr George Kuntu Blankson, Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman East, has donated 10 computers to a number of junior
high schools in his constituency to enhance the study of Information Communication Technology (ICT).
(KPOGUNOR) DANGME WEST :
Ningo rounds off Homowo
Thursday, September 20 2007
A special football match between Town Eleven and Reggae Boys comes off on Sunday at Ningo-Kpogunor to round off this year’s Homowo festival of the chiefs and people of the Ningo Traditional Area.
BUNKPURUGU YUNYOO :
Konkombas, Bimobas petitioned
Thursday, September 20 2007
A non-governmental organisation linked to Northern Ghana has appealed to Konkombas and Bimobas to immediately stop the fighting that has claimed at least five lives.
HO :
MP supports Asogli Yam Festival
Thursday, September 20 2007
Captain George Nfodjo (rtd), Member of Parliament (MP) for Ho Central, has presented four sets of jerseys and four footballs as part of items costing 4, 100 Ghana cedis to the Festival Planning Committee, in support of this year’s Asogli Yam Festival.
NKORANZA :
Leaders advised
Thursday, September 20 2007
Reverend Father Matthew Takyi, Assistant Parish Priest of the Saint Martin De Pores Church at Nkoranza, has appealed to people in leadership positions to respect the views of their subordinates and establish cordial relationship with them.
NKORANZA :
Government commended for efforts to rehabilitate physically
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Chairman of Nkoranza district branch of the Ghana Society of the Physically Challenged, Mr. Guakro Effah, has commended the
government for allocating two percent of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly’s common fund towards the rehabilitation of physically challenged persons.
AMA :
Government has children at heart
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Greater Accra Regional Director of Department of Children, Mr. Peter Akyea, has said the government is always committed to promoting the interests and needs of children through legislation, policies and programmes but the situation of the Ghanaian child has not  improved as expected
NKORANZA :
MP to embark on fundraising exercise
Thursday, September 20 2007
Major Derek Oduro (RTD), Member of Parliament for Nkoranza North, has said he would visit some foreign countries to interact with Nkoranza citizens to help execute development programmes in the district.
NKORANZA :
Youth commended for VCT
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Nkoranza district HIV/AIDS focal person, Mr. Hayford Kyere, has commended the youth in the area for patronizing the Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) programme to know their health status.
NATIONAL :
Make houses affordable
Thursday, September 20 2007
A Former Managing Director, Home Finance Company (HFC), Mrs. Stephanie Baeta-Ansah, has cautioned housing finance companies against pegging prices of their houses beyond the reach of majority of the people.
NATIONAL :
Upper East records high turn out in HIV/AIDS testing
Thursday, September 20 2007
The number of people who go for voluntary HIV/AIDS testing in the Upper East Region went up from 2.6 per cent in 2005 to 3.2 per cent in 2006. 
KPANDO :
Police intercept taxi carrying wee
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Kpando Police Highway Task Force have intercepted a quantity of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis (Wee) concealed in a travelling bag in the boot of a Taxi.
(BUI) TAIN :
Bui to get university
Thursday, September 20 2007
A University is to be established for postgraduate studies in Engineering, Tourism and Agriculture, as part of the Bui City Project.
CPP (AMA) :
Nduom opens campaign office
Thursday, September 20 2007
An aspiring flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CPP,) Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, said "whatever is in Ghana should remain in Ghana and be shared equally among all Ghanaians."
AMA :
French laboratory to open
Thursday, September 20 2007
The French government has reaffirmed its continued support to
Ghana’s on-going public sector reform programme.
POLITICS :
Political movement to promote independent candiates
Thursday, September 20 2007
A new political movement, the Platform for Independent National Alternative (PINA), has been formed to sponsor independent candidates for 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Pay million cedis or......
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Tema Circuit Court ’A’ has imposed a fine of six million cedis on  Eric Adomako, freight forwarder, or in default, serve  a six-month imprisonment, for altering freight amount.
WA EAST :
914 employed under NYEP
Thursday, September 20 2007
 The government has since    last   year employed a total of 914 youth under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) in the Wa East District in the Upper West Region.
NATIONAL :
Pop music- a negative influence on the youth
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Reverend Francis Botchway, Project Coordinator of Ghana Youth Media Literacy Initiative (GYMLI) a Non Governmental Organisation has expressed concern about negative influence emanating from the excessive consumption of pop media programmes on the youth.
NPP DECIDES :
Nomination for presidential aspirants opens on Saturday
Thursday, September 20 2007
The official opening of nomination for presidential aspirants of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) opens on Saturday, the party has said.
CPP (AMA) :
CPP opens file for nomination next month
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Convention People’s Party has said filing of nominations for contestable positions within the Party would begin from Monday October 8 and close on Monday October 22, this year.
NDC (AMA) :
NDC congratulates Koroma on poll victory
Thursday, September 20 2007
The National Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has congratulated Sierra Leone’s new President Ernest Bai Koroma on his election.
AHAFO ANO SOUTH :
Party must work hard before victory in 2008 - Nana Akuffo-Addo
Thursday, September 20 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential aspirant, has said the party needed to campaign seriously before it could retain power in the 2008 general elections.
PNC (TAMALE) :
PNC welcomes 397 defectors from NPP, NDC
Thursday, September 20 2007
Some 397 members of the NPP and the NDC have defected to the PNC, citing the inability of the two parties, which have had the mandate of Ghanaians to govern the country, to meet the aspirations of the people.
    
JASIKAN :
Not perturbed by numbers in NPP race, Owusu Ankomah
Thursday, September 20 2007
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, vying for election as the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential candidate in the 2008 elections, has said the sheer numbers of aspirants did not perturb him.
NDC :
Party poised to win two Nkoranza seats
Thursday, September 20 2007
Professor Evans Atta Mills, National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, for the 2008 General Elections, was assured that the party would win the Nkoranza North and Nkoranza South parliamentary seats in 2008.
TMA :
Ministry to lift ban on poultry
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture will soon lift the ban on the rearing and movement of poultry products within the Tema metropolis and other parts of the country that were hit by the Avian influenza, otherwise known as the bird flu.
DAMGME WEST:
New PM elected
Thursday, September 20 2007
Madam Gwendolyn Sarah Addo, Assembly Woman for Djangmaku Electoral Area at Ningo, has been elected as the new Presiding Member for the Dangme West District.
NATIONAL :
Is freelancing attainable?
Thursday, September 20 2007
Working as a freelance journalist in Ghana is one of the challenging options available to any professional journalist or writer in this country.

CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Rapist saved by hairs breath
Thursday, September 20 2007
A large crowd at the Akyem Swedru Circuit Court last Wednesday watched in disbelief as a palm wine taper charged with rape jumped through the window of the one storey court room and fell to the ground unconscious.
NATIONAL :
NADMO gets new coordinator
Thursday, September 20 2007
Mr. George Isaac Amoo, National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has been given the sack.
ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Thursday, September 20 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Thursday, September 20.
NATIONAL :
Lease not over
Thursday, September 20 2007
Captain Joe Boachie, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana International Airline (GIA), has denied that the aircraft lease agreement between the airline and its leasing company had ended.
ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA :
Girl dies on the way to the hospital
Thursday, September 20 2007
Efuah Otrah, a four and half year old Pupil of Cheraka District Assembly Kindergarten died on her way to hospital , after being bitten by a black cobra.
NATIONAL :
Tobacco to kill 650 million
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Reverend Emmanuel Agyem-Frempong, National President of the Blue Cross Society, a non-governmental organization of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has said his outfit was lobbying government for a ban on smoking in public places.
    
MFANTSEMAN :
MP supports school ICT
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Member of Parliament for Mfantseman East, Mr George Kuntu Blankson, has donated 10 computers to Junior High Schools in his constituency to enhance the study of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the schools.
GOMOA :
Leave us to work -EHOs
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Gomoa District Environmental Health Officer, Mr Raphael Numon, has appealed to Chiefs, Assembly Members and other opinion leaders to desist from interfering with the work of environmental health workers.
    
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Palm wine tapper -tapping plantain
Thursday, September 20 2007
A 35-year-old palm-wine tapper at Akutuase near Juansah in the Asante-Akim South District has been remanded into prison custody by the Juaso Circuit Court for stealing two bunches of plantain worth GH¢6 (60,000 cedis).
    
POLITICS :
Indepedent candidates to be supported
Thursday, September 20 2007
A new political movement, the Platform for Independent National Alternative (PINA), has been formed to sponsor independent candidates for 2008 presidential and parliamentary elections.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
District discusses agenda with community
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Asante-Akim South District Assembly has held a public forum at Juaso on a four-year Medium Term Development Plan in an effort to adequately address the needs of the people.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Greening Ghana launched
Thursday, September 20 2007
Six years after President J.A. Kufuor launched the President’s Special Initiative on Tree Plantation in an effort to replenish the nation’s depleted forest reserves, about 120,000 hectares have so far been covered.
NATIONAL :
Behavioural change facing dead end
Thursday, September 20 2007
Professor Sakyi Awuku Amoah, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, has noted that the HIV/AIDS campaign on behavioural change was facing stiff competition and urged civil society organizations to work hard at reducing the prevalence.
NATIONAL :
Use of mobile phones increasing accidents
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Minister of State for Transportation, Hon. Godfrey Bayon Tangu (MP) has encouraged all drivers to obtain further education to enhance their driving skills and reduce road accidents and fatalities.  Hon. Bayon Tangu was speaking at the official launch of the Course Certificate for Drivers at the International Press Centre in Accra recently.
BOLGATANGA :
Black flies invade-worsen predicament
Thursday, September 20 2007
The predicament of people living in the flood-hit areas of the three northern regions has worsened with the influx of black flies, the tiny insects which cause river blindness or onchocerciasis, the multi-sectoral damage-assessment team from Accra has found.
BOLGATANGA :
Deaths reach 31
Thursday, September 20 2007
The death toll from the floods that recently hit the Upper East Region keeps escalating, with the figure soaring to 31 from an initial eight.
BUILSA :
We need more tents
Thursday, September 20 2007
Members of the Builsa District Assembly in the Upper East Region have called for the immediate supply of tents and camp beds to ease the burden on school buildings that are currently serving as camps for displaced flood victims.
POLITICS :
Nduom supports flood victims
Thursday, September 20 2007
A Presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has toured some communities affected by the recent flood in the Northern Region and presented relief items to the victims.
NZEMA EAST:
Kundum festival celebrated
Thursday, September 20 2007
The people of Axim, have, celebrated their annual Kundum Festival with a colourful durbar of chiefs and people of the various traditional areas in Nzema and Ahantaland.
NATIONAL :
Ghana and Nigerian films becoming a craze
Thursday, September 20 2007
African movies that come out of Nigeria and Ghana are the craze these days. The movies, which have soap-opera type themes are particularly popular among South Florida Caribbean’s population. Emanite Charles, of Miami, browses through a large selection of DVD’s
NATIONAL :
2057 Budget outdoored
Thursday, September 20 2007
Vice President Alui Mahama today launched Ghana’s 2057 budget that seeks to define the road map for opportunity for real economic growth for the next 50 years.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
ICAM case dismissed
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Commercial Division of the High Court today dismissed a contempt application filed against Mr Stephen Kwadwo Amoah-Marfo, Chief Executive of Ikam, a private security-printing firm in Accra.
TEMA :
CEPS staff cross exam each other
Thursday, September 20 2007
Two persons who were until recently officers of the Ghana Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) crossed-examined each other at the Committee Investigating Operational Malpractices at the CEPS in Accra.
NATIONAL :
UNDP develops CSRC
Thursday, September 20 2007
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to set up a Civil Society Resource Centre (CSRC) to strengthen the nation’s civil sector.
NATIONAL :
Prepare to pay full cost-VRA
Thursday, September 20 2007
Ghanaians were today asked to decide whether to pay the full recovery cost for electricity to enable them to enjoy continuous supply since dependency on the Akosombo hydro power was no longer a viable option.
NATIONAL :
Health minister recognised
Thursday, September 20 2007
Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd),today charged Christians to restore the dignity of the country by shaping the mindset of the youth.
    
AMA :
We do not give permits-CEO
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Ghana Chamber of Mines has said it has no hand in granting of work permits to expatriates in the mining sector.
NATIONAL :
Nationwide black out
Thursday, September 20 2007
A system collapse experienced by the Volta River Authority (VRA) caused a nationwide shutdown today afternoon.
    
NATIONAL :
Land charges draining
Thursday, September 20 2007
Nana Ansah Sasraku III, Mamfehene and Kyidomhene of Akuapem today expressed concern about the high charges in land transactions, which, he said, inhibited people from formalising their land acquisition with land agencies.
NPP DECIDES:
Government to solve erosion problem
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Central Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Kwamena Duncan, today said the party was confident it would win the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) constituency parliamentary seat in Election 2008.
AMA :
Pay taxes to reduce donor dependence
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Commissioner of the Value Added Tax (VAT) Services, Mr Anthony Minlah has called on all Ghanaian business persons eligible to pay taxes to embrace the flat rate scheme instituted last month.
NATIONAL :
More donations
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Navrongo and Bolgatanga Dioceses  of the Catholic Church in Ghana have donated relief items to flood victims in the Northern, Upper East and  West regions.
AMA :
Floods again
Thursday, September 20 2007
For some a long relief from floods down south almost turned into a nightmare after a two hour down pour today between five and seven pm.
AMA :
100 pupils per a teacher
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Dansoman 2 Primary and Junior High School is bursting at its seams because of the implementation of the new educational reform amongst other issues.
NATIONAL :
GSE to host confab
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Ghana Stock Exchange will play host to an international conference of the African Securities and Exchanges Association (ASEA) between October 28 and 31.
NATIONAL :
TUC adds voice to ADB issue
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has asked government to suspend the proposed sale of the Bank of Ghana’s 48 per cent shares in the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) and called for an open debate on the country’s agriculture policy and the future of ADB in the short, medium and long-term.
NATIONAL :
Pinning agriculture transformation is catastrophic
Thursday, September 20 2007
The Secretary General of the TUC, Mr Adu-Amankwa has said policy issues were political and involved making choices which had differential implications for different social groups in our society. 
SAEMA :
Check foreign vessels
Thursday, September 20 2007
Fishermen at Shama have appealed to the government to stop foreign fishing vessels that adopt illegal fishing methods in Ghana’s territorial waters.
         
CAPE COAST:
Dangerous
Thursday, September 20 2007
Bismark Boafo, a medical school dropout who allegedly posed as a heart specialist and a gynaecologist, was  remanded into prison custody by a circuit court at Cape Coast.
    
AKUAPEM NORTH :
100 patients treated
Thursday, September 20 2007
Five students with minor vision defects who were taken to the Akropong School for the Blind had been assisted by the Low Vision Centre of the Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua with eyeglasses to attend normal schools.
NATIONAL :
Donations at 230 million cedis
Thursday, September 20 2007
Donation towards quality health care received a boost  when Ghana Reinsurance Company Limited donated 230 million cedis to five institutions to help in the training of their students and treatment of patients.
NATIONAL :
Amoo has been reassigned
Thursday, September 20 2007
The immediate past Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, retired DCOP Akrofi Asiedu has been appointed Acting National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organization, NADMO.
GOMOA :
Give reform a good will
Friday, September 21 2007
The Gomoa District Director of Education, Mrs Betty Lokko, has praised private schools for providing quality education in the country.
    
(ODORKOR) AMA :
Another defilement
Thursday, September 20 2007
A 28-year-old house-help, Eric Kwabena, is in police custody for allegedly defiling a 14-year-old Junior High School (JHS) One pupil.
CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Suspect breaks jail
Thursday, September 20 2007
An arson suspect who broke jail in the Volta region has been re-arrested at his hideout in Bortianor in the Central region. Sheriff was arrested by the same two Police officers whose negligence resulted in the jail break of Sheriff and six other inmates.
NATIONAL :
Take orders from tribunal
Thursday, September 20 2007
Orphanages and foster homes keeping children without care order from a Family Tribunal are doing so illegally.
(NEW NINGO) DANGME WEST:
Chrisitian Council fights against child trafficking
Friday, September 21 2007
The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has held an advocacy forum for opinion leaders, church leaders and rescued children at New Ningo in the Dangme West District with a call on parents to help curb the incidence of child trafficking in the District.
NATIONAL :
WAPCo is investigating odour
Friday, September 21 2007
The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo), has  said it had received reports from the communities of Aboadze and Abuesi about an unpleasant odour close to its construction site at Aboadze.
NATIONAL :
Retired footballers to be recognised
Friday, September 21 2007
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has pledged to assist the Retired National Footballers Association of Ghana (RENFAG) with the necessary support and encouragement to enable them achieve their avowed aims.
TEMA :
CEPS officials collected bribe
Friday, September 21 2007
Four officials of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS) who allegedly collected a GH¢2,000 (¢20 million) bribe from an importer have been apprehended.
AMA :
Men stepping out of their shells
Friday, September 21 2007
The number of domestic violence cases reported by men against women in Accra is increasing, whilst those reported by women against men are on the decline.
(TESHIE) AMA :
Sea water against potable water
Friday, September 21 2007
As a result of the decline in water supply to most surburbs in Accra, residents of Teshie are compelled to use sea water to bath and wash their cooking utensils.
YENDI:
Monitor distribution of relief items
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Ernest Akubour Debrah, Minister of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), has urged traditional rulers to assist in monitoring the distribution of relief items to flood victims in affected areas.
NATIONAL:
GTB to monitor hotels effectively
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Charles Osei-Bonsu, Deputy Executive Director in-charge of Finance and Administration at the Ghana Tourist Board, today said the Board would start monitoring activities of hotel operators to ensure high standards and quality service.
NATIONAL :
2008 budget to be presented in November
Friday, September 21 2007
Government’s new trade policy is to enhance and create a conducive environment for private sector growth, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and PSI said in Takoradi.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Friday, September 21 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Friday, September 21.
NATIONAL :
Ghana not a cocaine producer
Friday, September 21 2007
Though Ghana has in recent times gained notoriety in the drug trade, it is not considered to be among the major drug transit or major illicit drug producing countries in the world.
GA WEST:
Assembly members unhappy
Friday, September 21 2007
The Ga West District Chief Executive, Hon. Eric Bubsy Quartey Papafio has stated that yesterdays assembly meeting which turned confrontational amongst members was unfortunate.
NATIONAL :
Make fair wages work
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Emmanuel Teye Ofori, Deputy General Secretary of Public Services Workers Union (PSWU) has appealed to government to provide the needed support to the fair wages and salaries commission to succeed.
CAPE COAST:
Tree planting exercise tomorrow
Friday, September 21 2007
Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, Omanhene of Oguaa Traditional Area, called on residents within the area, to endeavour to keep it clean to enhance its status as a major tourist destination.
WA :
Prospects and Challenges facing women in tourism
Friday, September 21 2007
Women associations in the tourism industry have appealed to the government and  corporate bodies to establish tourist villages in all the regional capitals as a measure to promote the industry.
    
NATIONAL :
No anonmity
Friday, September 21 2007
Mobile phone operators will be given to the end of the month to start implementing a mandatory system regulating customers buying SIM cards (chips), the National Communication Authority has revealed.  The NCA’s new obligation calls for a mandatory identification of all buyers of pre-paid chips from October. At least, one major mobile phone operator has welcomed it.
NKORANZA :
Cashew farmers meet
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Iddris Wiredu, Executive Director of Network Advocacy of Development Alternatives (NADA), a Sunyani based  Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has suggested to the government to help market cashew to boost the industry.
(ABESIM) SUNYANI :
Military training for NSS
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister has, recommended the re-introduction of military training as part of national service to ensure discipline among the youth and at work.
    
TAMALE :
World Food Programme supports flood victims
Friday, September 21 2007
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today said it had sent a consignment of high energy biscuits from its UN Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRS) in Accra to support victims of the recent floods in the northern parts of the country.
(KADE) KWAEBIBREM :
271 child labourers schooled
Friday, September 21 2007
Twenty-nine children in the Kwaebibrem district who were saved from child labour were today presented with tools to facilitate their acquisition of skills at a ceremony at Kade.
    
(AKAN) KADJEBI :
APRM to foster adoption of policies
Friday, September 21 2007
The National African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) District Oversight Committee for the Kadjebi District in the Akan Constituency of the Volta Region was inaugurated today.
NATIONAL :
Over 220 thousand euros of donation goes to victims
Friday, September 21 2007
Touched by the plight of the flood victims in the three Northern Regions (Upper East, Upper West and Northern), four companies and the Spanish Embassy today donated various items worth millions of cedis to the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) towards their upkeep.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
District realises more than 50 per cent
Friday, September 21 2007
The West Akyem District Assembly realised 110,000 Ghana cedis out of its estimated 180,000 Ghana cedis internally generated revenue for 2007.
    
NPP DECIDES :
Owusu Ankomah declares assets
Friday, September 21 2007
Papa Owusu-Ankomah, one of the flagbearer aspirants of New Patriotic Party (NPP) today pledged to wage war against corruption in the country when elected President.
POLITICS (NDC) :
Dont campaign on parties tickets
Friday, September 21 2007
Sitting National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament and prospective candidates in the Western Region have been cautioned to desist from campaigning with the view of running on the party’s ticket in the 2008 elections.
POLITICS (NPP) :
Mass defections
Friday, September 21 2007
Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, National Organiser of the National Democratic Party (NDC)  welcomed 300 defectors from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to the NDC in the Odomeabra/Obom Constituency in the Ga West District of the Greater Accra  Region.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Undertaker jailed
Saturday, September 22 2007
An Akim Swedru Circuit Court on has sentenced Daniel Yeboah 24, an undertaker to four years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing personal belongings of Madam Asantewaa Gyasi 70, at Asene near Oda.
CAPE COAST :
Supervisors indulge in malpractices - Research
Saturday, September 22 2007
Some circuit supervisors of Ghana Education Service are allegedly being involved in malpractices to write good reports on the administration of authorities of second cycle institutions.
CAPE COAST :
Support capitation grant
Saturday, September 22 2007
Mr Ignatius Obeng, Lecturer in Social Studies at University of Education, Winneba, has said the Capitation Grant introduced to enhance school enrollment in the country, should be supported and not criticized.
NATIONAL :
President to address UN General Assembly
Saturday, September 22 2007
President John  Agyekum Kufuor has arrived in New York to attend the 62nd Session of United Nations General Assembly.
(HODZO) HO :
Community commended for investor friendliness
Saturday, September 22 2007
Mr Chris Quarshie, Managing Director of CALTECH Ventures Limited has commended the chiefs and people of the Hodzo Traditional Area, near Ho, for their "excellent" relationship and hospitality towards the new company.
KMA :
80,604 women employed in the Tourism sector
Saturday, September 22 2007
The Acting Ashanti Regional Manager of the Ghana Tourist Board (GTB), Mr Ekow Sampson, has said 80,604 women were employed in the tourism sector in the region last year.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Mechanic knocks down student
Saturday, September 22 2007
A mechanic has been granted an 8,000 Ghana cedi bail with two sureties by a Kumasi Circuit court for knocking down a 17-year-old student with an unlicensed vehicle.
(ANWOMASO) KMA :
Five die in motor accident
Saturday, September 22 2007
Five persons including a three-year -old boy died on Thursday night when a bus on which there were travelling from Kumasi to Anwomaso near Ejisu was ran over by an articulated truck loaded with sheanuts.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Court purges liquidator of contempt charge
Saturday, September 22 2007
The Official Liquidator of Ghana Airways on Friday was purged of a contempt tag on him when he appeared before an Accra Fast Track High Court (Commercial Division).
NATIONAL :
Ecological zones demarcated
Saturday, September 22 2007
Ghana’s ecological regions have been divided into 12 from a previous six due to rapid changes in land use, two researchers have  announced.
HO :
Minister advises community
Saturday, September 22 2007
The Volta Regional Minister, Mr. Kofi Dzamesi, has appealed to politicians and intellectuals from the region who capitalized on the illiteracy and poverty levels of the people to pollute their minds with falsehood to put a stop to it.
HO :
CBRDP to revive voluntarism
Saturday, September 22 2007
Community Based Rural Development Project (CBRDP) of the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has begun reviving voluntarism in communities across the country through its Rapid Results Initiatives (RRI) in 450 area councils.
(CANTOMENTS) AMA :
Lightning claims lives
Saturday, September 22 2007
Three people were struck to death by lightning at Cantonments in Accra during the heavy down pour that hit the capital Thursday evening.
(SANDEMA) BUILSA :
Flood victims appeal for building materials
Saturday, September 22 2007
Flood victims in the Upper East Region have appealed to the government and benevolent organisations to assist them with building materials so they could start putting up their houses.
NKORANZA :
Utilize technical schools
Saturday, September 22 2007
The Director of Vocational and Technical Education (VOTEC) Programme, Mr Asamoah Duodu, has urged parents to take advantage of the establishment of Technical Institutes in their areas to enroll their children to learn skills and create job for themselves.
(SAKODE) HO :
Call for help to rehabilitate road
Saturday, September 22 2007
A poor road network is affecting the smooth operation of a first class multipurpose palliative care centre at Sokode near Ho.
AMA :
Strangers in Accra
Saturday, September 22 2007
The Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive Nii Stanley Adjiri-Blankson, has observed that indiscriminate sale of stool lands had made chiefs and their people strangers and tenants on their own land.
ASOKWA (KMA) :
Station goes up in flames
Saturday, September 22 2007
A Gas explosion of unimaginable magnitude rocked the Engas  Filling Station at Asokwa in Kumasi yesterday evening leaving in its wake massive destruction of property and  injury to a number of people.   
SUHUM :
Driver allegedly beaten to death laid to rest
Monday, September 24 2007
MacLean Atuah, the 33-year-old driver, who was allegedly beaten to death by some members of a military and police patrol team at Suhum, was at the weekend buried at the Suhum Public Cemetery.
(NEW EDUBIASE) ADANSI SOUTH :
DCE expresses concern about animosity
Monday, September 24 2007
The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Adansi South, Mr. Francis Dorpenyoh,has expressed concern about the growing animosity,
mistrust and misunderstanding between some members of
parliament (MPs) and district chief executives (DCEs).
(AGONA SWEDRU ) AGONA :
Measures to forestall examination failure
Monday, September 24 2007
Students from five Junior High Schools in Agona District in the Central Region failed in the 2007 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
OBUASI :
Avail yourselves to the highlights of new education reforms-Private schools
Monday, September 24 2007
The Obuasi Municipal Director of Education, Mrs. Beatrice Prempeh, has appealed to proprietors and proprietresses of private basic schools to avail themselves of the highlights of the New Education Reform to enable them keep abreast with the educational development in the country.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU EFFUTU SENYA :
Minister supports university
Monday, September 24 2007
The Minister of Public Sector Reform, Hon. Samuel Kofi Owusu-Agyei, has presented a cheque of 50,000,000 cedis to the authorities of the University of Education, Winneba, as his personal contribution towards the rehabilitation of the Administrative Block of the Home Economics Department of the University.
(AWUTU-MANKESSIM) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA:
Chiefs urged to be abreast with chieftaincy laws
Monday, September 24 2007
Nai Kwao Otuo V, member of the  Constituent Assembly that prepared the 1992 Constitution, has advised fellow chiefs to study the laws and regulations governing the chieftaincy institution regularly to keep them abreast with current trends.
(KPALBA) YENDI :
Bridge submerged by floods
Monday, September 24 2007
The devastating floods that hit the Northern Region has submerged the Kpalba bridge, which linked Yendi to the Saboba/Chereponi District, disrupting socio-economic activities in the area.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Concern raised about lack of facilities to promote tourism
Monday, September 24 2007
The President of  Tour Guides Association of Ghana, Mr Nkunu Akyea has expressed concern about lack of places of convenience along major roads and at vantage points in cities and urban centres.
(ODA) BIRIM SOUTH :
Massive clean-up exercise
Monday, September 24 2007
The Local Council of Churches at Oda in the Birim South District of the Eastern Region, at the weekend organised a massive clean-up exercise at the government hospital here tohelp tidy up the environment.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI :
Provide projects in peaceful areas-government told
Monday, September 24 2007
Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, Paramount Chief of Mamprugu Traditional Area, has urged the Government to provide social services and projects in peaceful areas to help raise the living standards of the people.
TAMALE :
Youth advised against violent acts
Monday, September 24 2007
The Northern Regional Police Commander, Mr Ephraim Brakatu has urged the youth not to take the law into their hands and engage in violent acts to resolve grievances with people in authority.
NATIONAL :
Do more to alleviate suffering in north - Government urged
Monday, September 24 2007
The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) has commended the government for declaring the northern part of the country as a disaster zone.
AMA :
Public educated on need to stay healthy
Monday, September 24 2007
The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) Health Club organised a health walk to sensitise its members and the public on the need to stay healthy for national development.
NPP DECIDES :
Students advised to register at various campuses
Monday, September 24 2007
The Minister of Public Sector Reform, Mr Samuel Kofi Owusu-Agyei, has advised NPP followers in tertiary institutions to register in their respective campuses when the voter’s register reopens.
(WINNEBA) AWUTU-EFFUTU-SENYA :
Infrastructure to be upgraded
Monday, September 24 2007
The  District Chief Executive for Awutu-Effutu-Senya,  Hon. Solomon K Abbam-Quaye  has announced government’s plans to build an ’overpass’ at Kasoa as part of road network improvement program for the Cape Coast-Accra trunk road.
CPP (WASSA WEST) :
University of Mines TESCHART inaugurated
Monday, September 24 2007
The University of Mines branch of the Tertiary Students Chapter of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has been inaugurated at Tarkwa in the Western Region.
NATIONAL :
Ghana calls for end of hostilities in Darfur
Monday, September 24 2007
Ghana has called for immediate cessation of hostilities between rebel forces and Government of Sudan in the lead up to political negotiations to settle the Darfur crisis.
AKUFO-ADDO :
Delegates urged not to abuse powers vested in them
Monday, September 24 2007
Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo, an aspiring Presidential Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has appealed to the constituency delegates who would be selecting the flag bearer of the party for Election 2008, not to abuse the power invested in them.
 
NDC :
Nana Labie elected NDC Parliamentary candidate
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr David Nana Labie, a legal practitioner was last Saturday elected
National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for
Awutu-Senya Constituency in Election 2008.
CPP :
New breed of CPP offcials- a step towards victory
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr. Ladi Nylander, who is vying to become national chairman of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), said voting for a new breed of CPP officials would be a step towards victory in the 2008 Elections and beyond.
PNC :
Members urged to renew commitment
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr. Gabriel Pwamang, General Secretary of the People’s National Convention (PNC), has called on party members to remain committed to PNC’s ideals and tenets so that it could win the 2008
Election.
NATIONAL :
About four hundred thousand Ghana cedis realised from sorghum cultivation
Monday, September 24 2007
The West Africa Sorghum Value Chain Development Project last year generated 370,000 Ghana Cedis (3.7 billion cedis) as income for Sorghum farmers in the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions.
NATIONAL :
Trade and Industry sector to be improved
Monday, September 24 2007
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President Special Initiative (PSI) is to develop a vibrant, technology-driven competitive trade and industrial sector to enable it to contribute significantly to employment  creation, economic growth and reduce poverty.
NATIONAL :
Medical students urged to work in Ghana after graduation
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr. Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, the Ashanti Regional Minister has urged medical students to remain in Ghana and contribute to national development, after graduation.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
Probe into gas explosion
Monday, September 24 2007
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Emmanuel Owusu Ansah has instituted a committee to investigate the cause of a gas explosion which injured over 200 people at Asokwa, a suburb in Kumasi, 
NATIONAL :
VRA apologises
Monday, September 24 2007
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has apologised to all electricity consumers and the general public for the blackout that affected the entire country in the afternoon of Thursday, September 20 and Friday September 21.
NPP DECIDES :
Vice Presidential nominees to pay 17,500 Ghana cedis
Monday, September 24 2007
The National Executive Committee of New Patriotic Party (NPP) has announced that Vice Presidential nominees would pay 17,500 Ghana cedis (175 Million cedis) as earnest money in affirmation of acceptance and selection.
(EFFIDUASE) SEKYERE EAST :
Investors scared
Monday, September 24 2007
The Sekyere East District Director of Agriculture, Ms. Mary Galley has appealed to the Chiefs and Family heads of the District to make available vast land for the mass cultivation of cash crops such as cocoa, citrus and oil palm which has the aptitude of improving the living standard of the citizens.
NATIONAL :
The killing effect
Monday, September 24 2007
Ghana is losing colossal revenue through tax evasion on import duties by import, warehousing and trading companies, according to findings by the Committee Investigating Operational Malpractices at Customs Exercise and Preventive Service (CEPS).
HODZO(HO) :
Bedrock of ethanol production
Monday, September 24 2007
Caltech Ventures Ghana Limited would begin the production of ethanol from cassava at Hodzo, near Ho next year when its 6.5 million dollars production plant would be ready.
ANWOMASO (KMA) :
Health centre supported
Monday, September 24 2007
The Precious Ladies Club at Anwomaso in Kumasi donated a set of curtains worth GH¢200 to the Anwomaso Health Centre in the city.
(MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
Barter system for health insurance
Monday, September 24 2007
The Fanteakwa Mutual Health Insurance Scheme will accept farm produce from farmers who cannot accord to pay cash as registration fee, Mr Michael Padi, the Public Relations Officer of the scheme, has said.
NATIONAL :
MMDAs to support NDPC
Monday, September 24 2007
The Deputy Director of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Mr Bruno Dery, has emphasized the Commission’s determination to ensure the proper monitoring and evaluation of development plans to accelerate the socio-economic development of the country.
(GOMOA PANFOKROM) GOMOA :
New district in the offing
Monday, September 24 2007
Interim committees have been formed to plan towards the creation of another district to be known as Gomoa East out of the Gomoa District in the Central Region.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Family express gratitude to government
Monday, September 24 2007
MacLean Atuah, the 33-year-old driver, who was allegedly beaten to death by some members of a military and police patrol team at Suhum, was at the weekend buried at the Suhum Public Cemetery.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
"We are the neatest district in the region"
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr Ben Mensah, District Chief Executive for Agona, has appealed to the people in the district to desist from littering their surroundings indiscriminately to ensure a clean environment.
NAVRONGO (BOLGATANGA)
UDS admits 4000 freshers
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr. Alhassan Samari, Upper East Regional Minister, has urged development partners to support the education sector to complement government’s effort at enhancing the educational system in the country.
(AKWAMU) NEW JUABEN :
Support educational reform
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr Kwadwo Affram Asiedu, the Eastern Regional Minister, has appealed to traditional authorities to help the new educational reforms to succeed.
(BEYIN) JOMORO :
Good roads asset to tourism
Monday, September 24 2007
Awulei Ano Adjaye III, Chief of Beyin, a village in the Jomoro District, has appealed to members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade and Tourism to help build roads in the district since good roads were assets to the tourism industry.
(AXIM) SAEMA :
Parliamentary committee on tourism on tour
Monday, September 24 2007
The need to establish development funds to support the tourism industry came up during a discussion between the Members of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Tourism and Trade, the Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF) and the Ghana Tourist Board while visiting some tourism sites in the Central and Western regions.
TAMALE :
Government petitioned
Monday, September 24 2007
The Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition Campaign (GTLCC) has called on the Government to stop negotiations on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union and African countries.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
Plastic surgery for seven.
Monday, September 24 2007
Some victims of the recent gas station explosion in Asokwa, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region are to undergo plastic surgery at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).
( MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
Bad road killing business
Monday, September 24 2007
Onion farmers in Kwahu Amanfrom and Mpaem have appealed to the government to rehabilitate the 30-kilometer road linking Begoro/Mpaem/Amanfrom to facilitate carting of farm produce to the marketing centres.
(MANSO- NKWANTA) AMANSIE WEST:
DCE commended
Monday, September 24 2007
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government, Rural Development and Environment has commended the Amansie West District Chief Executive, Mr Ben Kwakye-Adeefe, and his staff for the meticulous manner they had implemented government policies and programmes.
KMA :
College football pitch rehabilitated
Monday, September 24 2007
Kumasi Metropolitan Prempeh Keep Fit Club has donated a science resource signboard worth five million cedis to Prempeh College in Kumasi.
   
NATIONAL :
DOVVSU code 1622
Monday, September 24 2007
The issue of domestic violence is increasing in the country and its attendant effect and demand for immediate attention is overstretching Domestic Violence and Victims Support Units (DOVVSU) in the country.
( ASOKWA) KMA :
135 discharged from KATH
Monday, September 24 2007
The Burns Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has so far treated and discharged more than 135 victims who sustained burns as a result of last Friday’s gas explosion and fire outbreak at Engas Filling Station at Asokwa in Kumasi.
(AGONA ASAFO) AGONA:
Kitchen for feeding programme
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr Ben Mensah, District Chief Executive for Agona, has inaugurated a 133 million-cedi kitchen for Agona Asafo AME Zion Primary School to be used for its feeding programme.
(MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
JHS taken over
Monday, September 24 2007
The Chiefs and people of Mpaem and its environs in the Fanteakwa District have appealed to the government and non-governmental organizations to build a new block of six classrooms for the town.
    
NPP DECIDES :
Alan begins campaign
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr Alan Kyerematen, aspiring flag bearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has launched his campaign for the flag bearership slot of the party for Elections 2008.
AKUFFO ADDO :
Akuffo Addo says pledge
Monday, September 24 2007
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo, a flag bearer aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has pledged to unite the party when elected during the December congress.
NATIONAL :
UN must lead.
Monday, September 24 2007
President John Agyekum Kufuor has rallied the United Nations (UN) to lead a global response to face up to the challenges posed by climate change.
CRIME AND JUSTICE:
Case adjourned
Monday, September 24 2007
An Accra Fast Track High Court hearing the case of Kwabena Amaning aka Tagor and Alhaji Isaah Abass in a drug related offence  adjourned the matter to October 18.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
NPA, TOR visit site
Monday, September 24 2007
Officials from National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ashanti Regional Security Committee (REGSEC) has visited the gas explosion and fire outbreak site at the Engas Filling Station at Asokwa in Kumasi to assess the damage caused.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN:
Water level
Monday, September 24 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Monday, September 24.
POLITICS (NDC):
Parliamentary candidate
Monday, September 24 2007
Mr. Gabriel Kojo Essilfie, a 57-year-old Charted Accountant based in the United States, has been elected unopposed as the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for Shama in the upcoming elections.
NATIONAL :
Australia joins crusade
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Australian government has contributed 430,000 dollars to the people affected by the recent floods in the three northern regions of Ghana.
(GBULUN) TOLON/KUMBUNGU :
Outdate cultural practices obstacle to DVL operation
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Mr Hadi Tijani, Project Officer of Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) a Tamale-based NGO has appealed to traditional authorities and rural communities to modify some of their cultural practices to address domestic violence.
TEMA :
More fire outbreaks in municipal
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Mr Kwabena Taah Korang, Tema Deputy Regional Fire Officer, has stressed the need for residents to be conscious on outbreak of fires and adhere strictly to safety rules and regulations to reduce outbreaks of fires within the Municipality.
(ADA) DANGME EAST:
Ban on tomatoe puree supported
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Ghana Trade and Livelihood Coalition (GTLC), a nationwide advocacy organisation striving  for agriculture and trade justice,has welcomed government’s plan to impose a ban on the importation of processed tomato concentrate from November 1, this year.
(MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
AEOs are warned
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The District Chief Executive for Fanteakwa, Mr Ebenezer Ofoe Caesar, has warned Agriculture Extension Officers to stop unprofessional activities in the district.
    
(TEPA) AHAFO ANO NORTH :
Government, terminate the contract
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Ahafo-Ano North District Assembly has called on the Ministry of Transportation to terminate the contract on the tarring of the 16.5-kilometre Anyinasuso-Betiako road, for undue delay, incompetence and the use of obsolete equipment by the contractor.
ASSIN NORTH :
Ghana needs to do more-MP
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Member of Parliament for Assin North, Mr Kennedy Agyapong is urging Ghanaians to "come out of their shells" and explore the economic potentials of this nation to the fullest.
ASSIN NORTH :
Oil can be a better deal
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Member of Parliament for Assin North, Mr Kennedy Agyapong has appealed to government to negotiate well with the foreign investors on the the oil exploration deal in  the country .
(BUEM) JASIKAN :
Kakum generates huge revenue
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Government earns at least 700 million cedis annually from people who visit the canopy walkway in Kakum in the Central Region, Mr Kamel Ford, Member of Parliament for Buem, has said .
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
Flush, Flush , Flush
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Brong-Ahafo Regional Office of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Regional Police Command, will embark on an exercise to flush out agro-chemical dealers who have not registered with the Agency.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
CPA staff dismissed
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Community Policing Unit of the Ghana Police Service has dismissed, Mr Jonathan Nettey, a Community Police Assistant (CPA) recruited under the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) for acts of impersonation and extortion.
(JANGA ) WEST MAMPRUSI:
Floods forces youth out
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Youth of Janga, a farming community in the West Mamprusi District, are fleeing down  south as a result of the damage caused to their property by the recent floods.
NATIONAL :
Old currency redrawn amounts to?
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Approximately ¢5.5 trillion of the old currency has been withdrawn from the system since the re-denomination   programme began in July this year.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA :
Hospital conducts investigations
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Board of Directors of the Agona District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme is to commence investigations into the circumstances in which cardholders of the scheme are denied access to health care at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region.
  
SEKYERE WEST :
Six billion cedis lost
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Some communities within the Sekyere West District have lost properties worth ¢ GH 600,000 (¢6 Billion) to intermittent rains and domestic fire between June and August this year.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Free at last
Tuesday, September 25 2007
The Pilgrim Christians Ministry, a church based in Italy, paid 8.8 million cedis for eight mothers who had been discharged by the Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua, after delivery but could not leave because they could not pay their medical bills.
BOLGATANGA :
Efforts of FDB being twarted
Tuesday, September 25 2007
Efforts by the Food and Drugs Board (FDB) to ensure that only wholesome goods are sold are being hampered by the activities of some organizations whose aim is to achieve their set target in revenue mobilization.
KARAGA :
Women farmers supported
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Agriculture which is the mainstay of the people in the Karaga district  has been given a boost.
(MAMPONG-AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH :
Orthopaedic hospital to begin operations
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Kunta Kinte Orthopaedic Hospital at Akuapem-Mampong, a private non-profit making hospital, is to start operating from Monday, October 01.
(ADDAOKROM) ATWIMA-MPONUA :
Parents warned
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Atwima-Mponua District Chief Executive, Mr Wilberforce Owusu-Ansah, has appealed to parents and guardians to take advantage of the school feeding programme and the capitation grant to enroll their children in school.
MAMPONG AKUAPIM (AKUAPIM NORTH) :
Dress to inspire
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Queenmother of the Mampong-Akuapem Traditional Area, Nana Akua Perbea I has taken a swipe at young ladies who have
taken to indecent exposure of their private parts under the pretext of mordenisation.
KARAGA :
District appeals for support
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The recent torrential rains which brought a lot of mishap to the people living in the Northern part of the country also affected, people and  farmlands in the "overseas" communities in the Karaga District.
(KWAME DWIMA-SRESO) ATWIMA-MPONUA :
Thirty-seven communities to get electricity
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Thirty-seven communities in the Atwima-Mponua District that have paid their counterpart funding of GH¢250 (2.5 million cedis) are to be provided with electricity and boreholes.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Trader granted bail
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A circuit court ’A’ at Tema, on has granted 5,000 Ghana cedis bail to Lydia Tetteh, trader, for threatening to cause harm to the Queen-mother of Kpone.
KMA :
Three gas filling stations closed down
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Ashanti Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has ordered the closure of three gas filling stations in Kumasi as a result of their inability to meet operational requirements as mandated by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA).
NATIONAL :
4.5 million-dollar support for Ghana
Wednesday, September 26 2007
China has announced an additional 4.5 million-dollar interest-free loan to Ghana to support the country’s development.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Fulani herdsman granted bail
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A circuit court ’A’ at Tema, has granted 5,000 Ghana cedis bail with two sureties to be justified to Mohamadu Alhassan, a 40-year-old Fulani herdsman, whose cattle destroyed corn valued over 1,600 Ghana cedis.
KMA :
Gas shortage to hit Kumasi
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Ashanti Region may, in the coming days, experience a temporary shortage of gas following a decision by the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) to close down all illegally sited and sub-standard gas filling stations in the region.
NATIONAL :
Ghana and China signs loan agreement on Bui Dam Project
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Ghana has contracted a Buyer Credit facility of 292 million dollars from the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) of China to finance the Bui Hydro-Electric Power Project.
POLITICS :
Conflict in Bunkpurugu/Yunyo is not intra-party - Braimah
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr. Clifford Braimah, Northern Regional Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has denied allegations that the recent Komkomba/Bimoba conflict in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyo District was an intra-party conflict within the NPP.
NATIONAL :
25,OOO children living with HIV/AIDS
Wednesday, September 26 2007
About 25,000 children between the ages 0 and 14 years are living with HIV and AIDS in Ghana, according to a UNAIDS epidemic update of 2006.
NATIONAL :
Black flies invade Sissala East and Wa East Districts
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Farmers in the Sissala East and Wa East districts who are lamenting over the loss of their crops to floods are also battling black flies that are preventing them from going to their farms.
WA :
Wa Naa’s palace is to attract tourists
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Ghana Museums and Monuments Board has started rehabilitating the main Wa Naa’s Palace that is one of the tourist sites in the Upper West Region.
NATIONAL :
Database to assist leukaemia patients to be set up
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Ananse Rich Concept (ARC), an international NGO, is to establish a global database to identify bone marrow groups and link up with life-saving donors to save the lives of people suffering from leukaemia.
(FIJAI) SAEMA :
Teachers urged to work assiduously
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Professor Dominic Fobih, Minister of Education, Science and Sports, has urged teachers to work assiduously towards the successful implementation of the New Education Reform.
(ABOADZE) SAEMA :
West Africa Gas Pipeline Company accused
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Inhabitants of Aboadze in the Shama Ahanta East Metropolis, have accused the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCO), of failing to warn them about its pressure testing and discharges into the sea.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Communities hit by floods
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Torrential rains inDormaa Ahenkro has caused rivers and other water bodies to burst their banks, making the town, capital of the
Dormaa District, inaccessible to outlying towns and villages.
(ASHAIMAN) TMA :
178 accidents in six months
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A total of 178 accident cases were reported to the Ashaiman Division of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service from January to June.
KMA :
500 needy people to benefit from NHIS
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The management of Calvary Charismatic Centre (CCC) in Kumasi, has presented a cheque for 600 Ghana cedis to cover the registration fees of 500 unemployed and needy people both in and outside the church to enable them benefit from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
ACCRA :
Association of Bankers supports flood victims
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Ghana Association of Bankers has presented a cheque for 580,000 Ghana cedis (5.8 billion cedis) to the Ministry of the Interior in response to a nationwide appeal by government to aid flood victims in the three northern regions and other parts of the country.
CAPE COAST :
The child has the right to read
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Nana Ato Arthur, Central Regional Minister has observed that as literacy rate increases, most people do not understand the principles and values under-pinning government policies and programmes.
CAPE COAST :
Book clubs to storm region
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Professor Samuel Kwaku Boateng, Executive Director of Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC) said the Central region book fair was timely, in view of the beginning of the new educational reforms.
AMA :
Red alert on Ghanaians
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Dr Marcus Manns, Chief Executive of Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, a non-medical healing centre, has described Ghana’s life expectancy of 57 years as unacceptable, saying it requires an urgent attention.
    
AMA :
Improve packaging of products-GEPC
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The nations export industry seems to be making gradual break ins in the global market but one major problem is local manufacturers use of the use of unattractive and inferior packages for products.
AMA :
Recycling still important
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr Neil Cormack Robson, a member of International Packaging Consultants, recounted the increasing competition of products on the global market and urged exporters to add value to their products.
NATIONAL :
Effective implementation drive needed-VEEP
Wednesday, September 26 2007
About 500 milion, which is over 40 per cent of Africans live below the international standard of a dollar a day, while Africa gets only two per cent of world trade.
    
NATIONAL :
Watch dog role recognised
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr Kwame Pianim, an Economic Consultant and Chairman of the Public Utilities Regulations Commission (PURC),  lauded the local media for helping to ensure good governance by often throwing "the merciless searchlight of the press" on public personalities.
(ADIDOME) NORTH TONGU :
20000 dollars for hospital management
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The US Department of Defence and US Embassy in Accra have jointly presented medical equipment worth 20,000 dollars to the management of Volta Regional Hospital in Ho and Adidome Hospital at Adidome.
AMA :
Work place policy on HIV/AIDS goes on
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Professor George Hagan Chairman, National Commission On Culture (NCC), cautioned Ghanaians not to take advantage of the availability of Anti-Retroviral Drugs to continue to live irresponsibly.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Seven year old defiled
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A Wa Circuit Court  remanded Raymond Zormal 25, a labourer in prison custody for allegedly defiling a seven-year old girl in her father’s room.
    
(KPONE) TEMA :
Stone quarry kills two
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Tragedy hit Tema Municipality on Tuesday morning when a stone quarry at Kpone caved in killing two persons instantly.
NATIONAL :
Amend insurance law-minister
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC)  proposes an amendment to provisions in the National Health Insurance Law that stipulate that both parents must be registered before children under 18 years could enjoy the free policy.
NATIONAL :
Women empowerment on- going
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Hajia Alima Mahama says the Ministry of Women and Childrens Affairs is promoting the economic rights of women by providing them with opportunities, including access to micro-credit, loans, skills training and information to improve their livelihood.
CAPE COAST :
2 thousand cards yet to be picked
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Dr Joseph Nuertey, Cape Coast Municipal Director of Health Services, called on clients of the  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to renew their registration at least a month before their expiry dates, to ensure continued health care.
NATIONAL :
Ghanaians pay dearly on energy crisis?
Wednesday, September 26 2007
As the crippling energy crisis slowly comes to an end, consumers are not only heaving a sigh of relief but are also counting the cost of the crisis which has just crossed the one-year mark.
    
( NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Man commits suicide
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Joseph Quao 38, Treasurer of Nsawam-Accra-Tema branch of the GPRTU was on Tuesday found hanging dead at his kitchen at Atsikope, a suburb of Nsawam.
ATIWA :
Metro services reaches district
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Residents of Kwabeng, Akrofufu, Akwaboso, Asamama and Ekorso in the Atiwa District signed with relief when management of Metro Mass Transport extended their services to the area.
(TAKORADI) SAEMA :
Ghanas’ TIDD executive cries
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Illegal logging and chain-sawn lumber production was on the ascendancy despite restrictive measures put in place by the Forestry Commission.
( ADAKLU KODZOBI) HO :
Community holds durbar
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The chiefs and people of Adaklu Kodzobi, a farming community on the precincts of Ho Polytechnic, have expressed their worry about the abysmal performance of the community’s Junior Secondary School in the last Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(KETE KRACHI) KRACHI WEST :
Assembly staff excape death
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The torrential rains in the northern parts of the Volta Region has destroyed most roads making it dangerous and prone to accidents.
 
NATIONAL :
Items worth 300 million cedis for farmers
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Wienco Ghana Limited, dealers in agro-chemicals, today  donated 25,000 safari hats valued GH¢30,000 (300 million cedis) to industry regulator Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) as part of activities marking its 60th anniversary celebrations.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Eleven year old defiled
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Kpando police is holding a public toilet toll collector, Kwesi Sakpaku, 47, alias ’agbo’ for allegedly defiling an eleven year-old class three pupil, when she went to the toilet.
(NSUKWAO) NEW JUABEN :
Carpenter kills himself
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Seth Kwame Kwakye, a 54-year-old carpenter allegedly committed suicide today due to his inability to re-pay a 1,300 Ghana cedis (13 million cedis) loan he took to perform the funeral rites of his late mother last year.
(BURMA CAMP) AMA :
Armed forces receive items
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Samir Engineering and Trading Company Limited, dealers in auto accessories such as tyres and batteries, today  donated 15 computers and accessories valued GH¢22,000 (220 million cedis) to the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) for its Burma Hall Library.
    
AKIM ASAMAMA (ATIWA) :
BECE results bad
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Some parents of Akim Asamama, a town near Akim Abomosu, have expressed their disappointment over the bad results of their wards in the recent Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
(ATWIMA MIM) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Durbar for chiefs and people
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Ghanaians have been urged to give true meaning to the democracy by refraining from the use of foul and abusive language, "in this era where the 1992 Constitution promotes freedom of speech
CPP) :
Akwetey tours region
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr. Bright Akwetey, an aspiring presidential candidate of the Convention Peoples Party (CPP), said laxity in the mining laws had led to the country loosing billions of dollars in revenue.
NPP DECIDES :
Veep at party headquarters
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Vice President Aliu Mahama today confirmed his presidential ambition by picking nomination forms to contest the primaries to lead the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Elections 2008.
(EJISU ZONGO) EJISU JUABEN:
P T A meets assembly member
Wednesday, September 26 2007
School children in Ejisu are said to have resorted to gambling at the expense of their studies.
(DUAYAW NKWANTA) TANO NORTH:
Assembly warns health providers
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Tano North District Assembly in Brong Ahafo has deplored the charging of outrageous medical fees by some health providers on clients of the District Health Insurance Scheme.
TANO NORTH:
New premium rates agreed on
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr. Anthony Amankona-Diawuoh, the district scheme manager, said a new registration and premium rates were agreed upon at the last general meeting, following a proposal for an upward adjustment, to enable the scheme to pay for mounting medical bills.
     
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA :
NVTI examines 65
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Dormaa District Assembly is to offer a three-year scholarship package to 100 brilliant but needy junior high school leavers in the district to enable them to pursue technical and vocational education.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level for today
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The following is the water level of the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Volta River Authority on Wednesday, September 25.
NATIONAL :
Ghana to purchase from Liberia
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Optimal Consultancy Services Limited, a research firm, today announced the completion of a comprehensive study.
CRIME AND JUSTICE :
Herbalist faces murder charges
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A Kumasi circuit court has granted a 18,000 Ghana cedis bail with two sureties to be justified to Mohammed Yaw Manu, a herbalist, for allegedly giving some concoction to a woman to abort her five-month old pregnancy that led to her death.
(MANSO NKWANTA ) AMANSIE WEST :
Plahar for Ada
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The United Nations (UN) Millennium Village Project (MVP) based at Manso-Nkwanta in the Amansie West District has trained 62 carpenters in the district to build improved narrow cribs for safe storage of maize.
 
(SUHYEN) NEW JUABEN:
Traditional method faces out
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Oil palm cultivators would no longer climb the trees when harvesting the fruits with the introduction of the "Malayan knife" at this year’s celebration of Scientific Renaissance in Africa Day at Suhyen near Koforidua last Tuesday.
(ADOE) NKORANZA :
Philantropist supports town
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Citizens of Adoe, a farming community in Nkoranza District, have commended Madam Vida Kyeremaah, a businesswoman for supporting development in the community.
KRACHI WEST:
Health scheme makes strides
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr Simon Anane-Quarshie, Krachi West District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (KWDMHIS) Manager, has appealed to health care providers in the district working with the scheme to submit their claims to the schemes early enough for payment.
(MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
Town folks meet
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The people of Mpaem Electoral Area in the Fanteakwa District have called on the Assembly to provide basic amenities and infrastructure to facilitate the development of the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Drivers make an appeal
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Alhaji Sumaila Mahama, chairman of the Koforidua Trotro Drivers Union of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union, (GPRTU), appealed to the Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) to rehabilitate the Koforidua-Mamfi road to prevent motor accidents.
(MPAEM) FANTEAKWA :
Let the police handle the situation-DCE
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Mr. Ebenezer Ofoe Caesar, the District Chief Executive for Fanteakwa, has urged farmers to report herdsmen whose cattle destroy farmlands to the appropriate authorities for redress.
(AGOMEDA) DANGME WEST:
Some OVC assisted
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Foundation for Sustainable Development in Africa Ghana (FSDA), a Non-Governmental Organization working in the fields of education, health and socio-economic development, including income generating activities, today presented school materials to 15 Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) at Agomeda in the Dangme West District of the Greater Accra Region.
    
NPP DECIDES:
Doc. presents video
Wednesday, September 26 2007
A video clip on the achievements of Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, an aspirant to be the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in 2008 elections during his over six years tenure as Minister of Defence and Member of Parliament for the Manhyia constituency has been presented to Women Organisers of the party within the Greater Accra Region in Accra.
(ASSIN ATOBIASE) ASSIN SOUTH:
Government cannot do it alone
Wednesday, September 26 2007
Cocoa farmers have been advised not to rely solely on the government for the spraying of their farms.
(GOMOA BUDUBURAM) GOMOA :
Book launched on AIDS
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Coordinator of AIDS Fighters Club at Gomoa Buduburam in the Central Region, Mrs Fortune Mawuli Acquah, has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) and Ghana AIDS Commission to come out with teaching and learning materials to facilitate the integration of HIV/AIDS into the curriculum of basic and second cycle schools.
    
AMA :
American Corner at Ghana library
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The Public Affairs Section of the United States Embassy, in partnership with the Ghana Library Board today launched the second "American Corner" at the main library complex in downtown Accra.
ASSIN SOUTH:
0 % results for seven schools
Wednesday, September 26 2007
The District Chief Executive for Assin South, Ms Millicent Alice Kuranchie has stressed the importance of school performance appraisal meetings (SPAM) after the release of the results of eve