ACCRA :
School feeding caterers warned
Monday, September 01 2008
Caterers have no authority to submit names of schools for approval to benefit under the Ghana Schools Feeding Programme (GSEP), says Mr  Michael Nsowah, National Coordinator of the programme.
NATIONAL :
EC to fix new date for filing of nominations
Monday, September 01 2008
The voter registration exercise, which was held throughout the country in August instead of May this year, has thrown the calendar of the Electoral Commission (EC) out of gear.
(ROMAN RIDGE) AMA :
CDS house is haunted
Monday, September 01 2008
Despite attempts by government officials to explain to the media and Ghanaians the political ruckus surrounding the proposed sale of the official residence of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), Dr. Nyaho Nyaho-Tamakloe, Ghana’s Ambassador to Serbia, last Saturday dropped a bombshell when he dived into the spiritual aspect of the military asset in question.
(BIBIANI) BAB:
Fuel tanker kills mourners
Monday, September 01 2008
A fuel tanker rammed through afuneral cortege at Bibiani Old Town on Saturday, killing five mourners instantly and severely injuring several others, local police have said.
(DONKORKROM) AFRAM PLAINS :
Help eradicate malaria by 2015- NGO
Monday, September 01 2008
The Head of ‘Add Your Voice Now’, Mr Kwabena Osei Bonsu, a non-governmental organization championing the cause of malaria eradication in the country, has called on other development agencies to join the process in order to get rid of the disease by the year 2015.
(ANOMA-KWAJO) WEST AKIM :
Electorates schooled
Monday, September 01 2008
The Regent of Anoma-Kwajo, near Asamankese in the West Akyem Municipality, Nana Sakyi Asante has appealed to the government to provide the National Commission for Civic Education with adequate resources to enable it effectively perform its constitutional function of civic education.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Youth warned against politians
Monday, September 01 2008
The Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District Director of National Commission for Civic Education,  Mr Anthony Kwaku Chipro has called on the youth to make wise decisions during the electioneering process and not be misused by others for their selfish interests.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Health workers call for salary arrears
Monday, September 01 2008
The Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) of the Ghana TUC has urged government to pay health service workers the salary adjustments awarded to all public sector employees since 2006.
BOLE:
Performance of NYEP lauded
Monday, September 01 2008
The Acting Coordinator of the Bole National Youth Employment Programme, Mr Kennedy Kofi Yembey has lauded the contributions of the programme to the economy of the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets in "Super" take-off
Monday, September 01 2008
Ghana romped to a 3-0 win over a hapless Libya at the Ohene Djan Stadium in the opening first round fixture of the qualifiers for the Africa U-17 Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stay in contention
Monday, September 01 2008
Ghana’s Asante Kotoko beat El Merreikh of Sudan 1-0 in an African Confederations Cup match played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium here Sunday. Kotoko got the winning goal on the 87 minute when Eric Bekoe hit a powerful left footer into the net.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah optimistic against Libya
Monday, September 01 2008
Stephen Appiah is hopeful of a positive result against Libya when Ghana plays away in the penultimate 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifier in Tripoli.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Annan for Rosenborg at last
Monday, September 01 2008
Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan looks set to stay in Norway after failing to land a deal in England as he has been linked with a move to Rosenborg.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Fix scandal hits Ghana-Brazil
Monday, September 01 2008
The German weekly magazine Der Spiegel reports in Monday’s edition that the 2006 World Cup knock-out stage match between Brazil and Ghana was influenced by an Asian betting syndicate.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Accra Int. Marathon
Monday, September 01 2008
On September 28, about 1,000 runners will hit the streets of Accra for the second annual Accra International Marathon (AIM).
MPOHOR WASSA EAST :
Science Clinic for 74 students
Monday, September 01 2008
Seventy- four students, brought together from Junior and Senior High schools in the Mpohor Wassa East District have participated and benefited tremendously from this year’s annual Science Technology and Mathematics Education (STME) Clinic in the district.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Matero Stars beat Coconut sharks
Monday, September 01 2008
Sekondi Mateo Stars beat Elmina Coconut Groove Shark 2-0 their Division One League match played at the Robert Mensah sports Stadium a t Cape Coast on.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Records fall at Basic Schools Sports
Monday, September 01 2008
Two records were broken by the Volta Region in the athletics competition of the 28th Inter-Regional Basic Schools Sports Festival currently under way at the Schools and Colleges Park at Cape Coast on Friday.
BONGO :
State of NHIS in Bongo District
Monday, September 01 2008
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was fully implemented by the New Patriotic Party when it assumed the reins of power.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
TP Mazembe stun Enyimba
Monday, September 01 2008
TP Mazembe of the DR Congo have stunned Nigeria’s Enyimba 3-0 in a CAF Champions League Group B match in Lubumbashi on Sunday.

(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Al-Ahly victorious in Harare
Monday, September 01 2008
Al-Ahly took control of Group A in this season’s CAF Champions League with a 1-0 victory over Dynamos in Harare on Saturday.
TAMALE :
Three die in Northern floods
Monday, September 01 2008
The latest havoc caused by persistent rains in the Northern Region has caused three deaths with a number of houses destroyed in some of the worst affected communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien expected in Libya today
Monday, September 01 2008
Midfielder Michael Essien will join the Black Stars camp in Libya later on Monday.
OBUASI:
Anti-HIV/AIDS policy for Obuasi
Monday, September 01 2008
Heads of Department have been urged to develop HIV/AIDS work place policy to help protect their workers against the disease.
OBUASI:
Punitive measures against Obuasi Hospital
Monday, September 01 2008
The Neighbourhood Hospital in the Obuasi Municipality, has been suspended from operating the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), for alleged unacceptable clinical practices.
ACCRA:
Bargaining power to Polytechnics soon
Monday, September 01 2008
Government is to grant the Conference of Rectors of Polytechnics (CORP) a bargaining power come September 16, this month, Mr Dan Ayim Antwi, General Secretary of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said.
WENCHI:
Proper maintenance to improve yield
Monday, September 01 2008
An Agronomist has urged cashew farmers and agricultural extension officers to focus on the proper maintenance of farms and the improvement in cashew production.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Taskforce to arrest chainsaw operation
Monday, September 01 2008
The Asante Akim South District Assembly will soon set-up a taskforce to help check activities of illegal chainsaw operators, the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Boakye-Yiadom has announced.
(KASOA) AWUTU SENYA:
Resolve new district intricacy - DCE
Monday, September 01 2008
The District Chief Executive of the Awutu Senya District, Mr Solomon Abam Quaye, has said it is important that district heads meet to resolve boundaries problems due to newly created districts.
CAPE COAST:
Christians pray for peaceful elections
Monday, September 01 2008
The Cape Coast Catholic Charismatic Renewal has ended a four-day prayer congress for peaceful election and a prosperous nation at Ajumako Bisease in the Central Region.
BAWKU:
Bawku curfew eased
Monday, September 01 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has, on the advice of the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) and by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew imposed on the Bawku Municipality and its environs for another one week with effect from Monday, September 1.
ACCRA:
Consumption of cocoa can reduce ailments
Monday, September 01 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Cocoa Board, Mr Isaac Osei, has reiterated that the regular consumption of cocoa by the public has the potential of reducing a number of ailments.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Free classes for students in Nkoranza
Monday, September 01 2008
The Member of Parliament for Nkoranza South, Mr Kwame Amporfo-Twumasi, has arranged fee free vacation classes for the youth and students of the area.
ACCRA:
Self-confessed robber nabbed
Monday, September 01 2008
A suspected robber, who is said to have confessed his involvement in five robberies in Tema and Accra recently has been nabbed by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command.
    
BAWKU :
LEAP starts in Bawku
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Ninety-seven households drawn from four communities in the Bawku Municipality have received the first batch of grants under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP).
BONGO:
New roads for flood affected areas
Tuesday, September 02 2008
A Deputy Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Alhaji Awudu Ahmed Yirimeah, has embarked on an inspection tour of some feeder roads under construction in the Upper East Region.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST :
Assemblies urged to generate income
Tuesday, September 02 2008
A Deputy Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Alhaji Awudu Ahmed Yirimeah has underscored the need for District Assemblies to generate substantial income locally to enhance the pace of development.
(GUSHEGU) TAMALE :
Six die in NPP, NDC clashes
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Six people are reported dead following a clash between NDC and NPP supporters at Kpatinga, in the Gushegu District of the Northern Region.
(BUKOM) AMA :
Salaga Market to be reconstructed
Tuesday, September 02 2008
The Mayor of Accra, Stanley Nii Adjiri Blankson, has called for the total co-operation of women at the Salaga Market in Accra to pave way for its demolition and reconstruction of a new one to resettle them.
WA :
Wa Hospital wants more staff
Tuesday, September 02 2008
The Medical Director of the Wa Regional Hospital, Dr Jacob Abebrese has called for the provision of adequate facilities and training of more clinical staff, to meet the growing needs brought by various interventions in the medical sector.
BOLGATANGA:
Chiefs appeal for peace and tolerance
Tuesday, September 02 2008
The Upper East Regional House of Chiefs, have added their voice to the call for peace and tolerance to prevail as political campaigns towards the December general elections heat up.
(BOLGATANGA) NPP:
Bawumia promises to serve all Ghanaians
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Running mate to the New Patriotic Party (NPP), flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Dr Mohamudu Bawumia, has promised to serve all Ghanaians without ethnic considerations since the party’s main focus was to develop the entire nation.
ACCRA:
Free Tsatsu campaign condemns NPP General Secretary’s statement
Tuesday, September 02 2008
The Free Tsatsu Campaign (FTC), a pressure group seeking the release from jail of Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive of the Ghana  National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC),  has said having jailed an innocent man, the government is seeking to justify its actions by inventing and peddling falsehood.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC blames NPP for Tamale riots
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Three NDC Members of Parliament for Tamale have condemned the riots in the Tamale Municipality on Sunday, blaming the ruling NPP for sparking the hostilities.
(WENCHI) POLITICS:
Veep lauds Busia
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has lauded Ghana’s late Prime Minister, Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia, for steering his administration from the pettiness of revenge that he suffered in his political career.
(WA) CPP :
CPP to shock people in December
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Presidential Campaign Manager of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Mr Richmond Lamptey, said the party would shock many people in this year’s elections, judging by the high level of support it now enjoyed among Ghanaians.
BOLGATANGA:
Provide enough electoral materials for election
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Participants at a day’s forum organized by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Bolgatanga, has stressed the need for the Electoral Commission (EC) to ensure that adequate voting materials were provided to all the voting centres in the forthcoming general election.
BOLGATANGA :
Ghana makes strides in child survival issues
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Research findings from the Children’s Department of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs (MOWAC), has revealed that Ghana is making strides in combating child survival and development issues.
NATIONAL:
Government to replace broken down computers, equipment
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Government will replace over 400 broken down computers and other equipment at science resource centres of senior high schools countrywide.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Ghana Commercial bank asks for more business
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Managing Director, Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB), Mr Lawrence Adu-Mante, has appealed to the government to direct more businesses through GCB to build capacity that will enhance investment.
(OSU) AMA :
Traditional leader stuns public
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Thousands of Ghanaians and foreign tourists were stunned last Saturday when a traditional leader in the Ga-Dangme State, Asafoatse Nii Akapeh II, carried out a sensational promise to re-emerge after he and his palanquin had been consumed by fire.
(BUURI) BAWKU WEST:
Couple drown in flood waters
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Two persons are reported drowned in flood waters at Buuri in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Murderer dies in hospital.
Tuesday, September 02 2008
Ekua Tawiah, the woman who set her family ablaze at Chapel Hill in Takoradi resulting in the death of her husband and their seven-year-old son, has died. She died in the early hours of yesterday.
(TEMA) TMA :
Parents must be role models - MCE
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, Mr David Quaye Annang has appealed to parents to be good role models to their children in all aspect of life.
(PENKWASE) SUNYANI :
Priest appeals to the youth to dress decently
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Minister in charge of Ebenezer Methodist Church at Penkwase in Sunyani Diocese, Reverend Samuel Budu-Arthur has appealed to the youth to dress decently so others could follow their example
(ABESIM) SUNYANI :
Teachers urged to make mathematics interesting
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The 34th National Annual Conference of the Mathematical Association of Ghana has opened at Abesim with a call on mathematics teachers to help demystify the study of the subject in schools.
(ESSASO) WEST AKIM :
Queen mother calls for social amenities for Essaso
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The new queen mother of Essaso in the West Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region, has emphasised the need for more social amenities for her area.
(INCHABAN) SHAMA :
Computerisation of birth certificates to begin soon
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development and Environment (MLGRDE) has said the computerization of the births and deaths registry would begin before December 2008.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
38 persons arrested for pair-trawling.
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Two fishing vessels have been arrested by the Ghana Navy for engaging in pair-trawling in Ghana’s territorial waters near Apam in the Central Region without licence.
BOLGATANGA :
Girls in Bolgatanga drop out of school
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Statistics available from the Municipal Directorate of Education in the Upper East Region indicates that, whilst for the past five years, enrolment figures of girls at the basic level is at par with boys, many of them drop out of school later.
(KRANKA) TECHIMAN :
Politicians asked to stop misusing the youth
Wednesday, September 03 2008
A Catholic priest in Techiman has appealed to political leaders to desist from organising the youth to indulge in activities that could mar the electioneering campaign and the general election.
GUSHIEGU:
DCE denies allegation
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The District Chief Executive of Gushiegu, Hon. Abubakar Mahama has refuted taking sides in the clash that erupted between supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at Kpatinga as alleged in the Daily Guide Newspaper.
(JUABEN) EJISU JUABEN :
Free deliveries at Juaben Government Hospital hit 210
Wednesday, September 03 2008
About 210 pregnant women have benefited from the Government policy of free delivery for pregnant women in the country, since it’s inception a month ago, at the Juaben Government hospital in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality of the Ashanti Region.
TAMALE :
NREGSEC to search house to house
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Northern Regional Security Committee (NREGSEC) is to embark on a house-to-house search to mop up all weapons still in the hands of civilians, particularly in the Tamale metropolis.
(HO) NDC:
NPP hopes of winning six seats in Volta is a mirage
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Volta Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Francis Ganyaglo, has described as a “mirage”, the hopes of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) of winning at least six constituencies in the region in the December elections.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP launches Braille version of 2008 Manifesto
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) blazed the trail in the political history of Ghana by launching a Braille version of the party’s 2008 manifesto for the visually impaired to enable them to understand what the party was offerings.
(FLAGSTAFF HOUSE) AMA :
Work at the Presidential Palace resumes
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Work at the new Presidential Palace has resumed following an urgent meeting held between the management of Shapoorji Pallonji, Indian Construction Company and the workers to address their grievances.
ACCRA :
Nation loosing millions
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Ghana loses $200 million annually through the importation of counterfeit products. The loss to the state is as a result of smuggling of counterfeit products into the country.
(MANKRONG-JUNCTION) AGONA EAST:
Ensure violence free election-Chief Imam
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The National Chief Imam, Sheik Osumanu Nuhu Sharubutu has urged Muslims to endeavour to ensure a violence free election.
(SABOBA) PNC:
Mahama blames NPP, NDC
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Presidential hopeful of the People’s National Convention (PNC), Dr Edward Nasigre Mahama, has blamed and condemned the NPP and the NDC for being responsible for the political violence that took place in Tamale and Gushiegu last Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars arrive in Tripoli
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Returning Black Stars player, Stephen Appiah would join his national team-mates in camp today in Tripoli as Ghana begins preparations for Friday’s joint 2010 African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifier.
ACCRA:
Youth warned against violent activities
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The National Youth Council (NYC) has urged the youth to desist from allowing themselves to be used for personal gains by politicians.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
West Ham confirm Appiah talks
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Ghana captain, Stephen Appiah could be playing in the Barclays Premiership after West Ham confirmed that they are engaged in talks to sign the midfielder.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana maintains top 20 position
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Ghana has dropped a place down in the current edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking released today but still maintains a place amongst the top 20 sides.
ACCRA :
No to corruption ,YES to aid
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Transparency International, a global watchdog on anti-corruption, has warned that all the efforts at ensuring aid effectiveness would be fruitless if measures were not put in place to tackle corruption effectively.
    
ACCRA :
Minister blames inadequate euipment
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Mr. Magnus Opare-Asamoah, Deputy Minister of Transportation, has identified inadequate road plant, equipment and local technical capacity as a bane to the local road contraction industry.
    
(ACCRA) EC :
EC organizes study tour
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Electoral Commission is organizing a study tour at the commission’s head office for members of the Regional Inter-Party Advisory Committees (RIPACs).
TEMA :
Do not recycle workers
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Ghana Employers Association (GEA) has organized a two-day sensitization workshop on the Labour Act in Tema with a call on employers to desist from recycling temporary workers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Boye moves to Rennes
Wednesday, September 03 2008
French side, Stade Rennes have added another Ghanaian international to their ranks after completing a move for defender, John Boye.
(TAKORADI)NDC :
Publication of Publish Huni Valley railway accident report-NDC
Wednesday, September 03 2008
General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC),Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketsiah, has called on the government to make findings on the Huni Valley rail accident public.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
28th Basic Schools Sports Festival ends
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service on Saturday re-echoed the advantages of fame, wealth and career opportunities in sports, which sport boys and girls need to develop by organizinge their activities for their academic works, household activities and training.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Damba to sue match-fixing Author
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Former Ghana international Abubakari Damba has threatened to sue a Canadian journalist over claims that he helped to fix the 2006 World Cup match between Ghana and Brazil.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Blatter rejects match fixing claims
Wednesday, September 03 2008
FIFA boss, Sepp Blatter has dismissed as not credible allegations by a Canadian author that Ghana players were influenced at the 2006 World Cup.
(NKAWKAW) NDC:
NDC selects candidate for Nkawkaw constituency
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has elected Joseph Nkansah Boamah to contest the Nkawkaw constituency seat, at the party’s delegates’ conference at Nkawkaw.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Riga impresses Bolton boss
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Bolton boss Gary Megson was delighted by the performance of Ghana-born striker Riga Mustapha against West Brom on Saturday.
(BECHEM) NPP:
Akufo-Addo condemns politics of insults
Wednesday, September 03 2008
New Patriotic Party (NPP), flag bearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, has expressed regret about the politics of insults, acrimony and rancour gaining prominence in the country’s democratic dispensation.
(ASOKWA) KMA :
Another tanker goes in flames
Wednesday, September 03 2008
For the third time in two weeks, a fuel tanker was involved in an accident in the Ashanti Region last Monday and exploded in flames near the Mckweon Restaurant on the Asokwa-Baba Yara Sports Stadium road.
(KASOA) AWUTU :
Prophet uses clay for miracles
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Prophet Kofi Sammy, Founder and Leader of the Dr. Jesus Praying Ministry near Kasoa in the Central Region, claims he has seen Jesus in a vision and He spoke to him.
ACCRA :
GAST a necessity.
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Mr Herbert K.K. Grayam, President of the Ghana Association of Science Teachers (GAST) has called for the establishment of regional science and technology schools in the country.
(AVE -AVENOR) AKATSI :
Lets know our positions
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Mr. Edward Doe Adjaho, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ave-Avenor Constituency in the Akatsi District has stressed the need for Ghanaians to distinguish between the duties of MPs from that of the District Chief Executives (DCE) so that they could know exactly where to direct their needs for speedy redress.
(GBI -AKPLAMAFU) HOHOE :
Landslide destroys properties
Wednesday, September 03 2008
A landslide along the mountains at Kable–Todzi, near Gbi–Akplamafu in Hohoe District has destroyed farms and houses but with no casualties.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH :
Give us better produce- Veep
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has urged heads of teacher training institutions to begin producing a new generation of instructors who are not only excellent in imparting knowledge but are also dedicated to the welfare of their pupils.
GUSHEGU:
Displaced people in Gushiegu meet officials
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Grief, crying and wailing of women and children characterised the gloomy atmosphere at Gushiegu on Tuesday to welcome members of the Northern Regional Security Council led by Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, Regional Minister who visited the strife-torn area.
(ODUMASE) SUNYANI WEST:
Violence free elections take centre stage
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Ghanaian women have been cautioned against allowing politicians to influence them with money, and instead join the campaign for violence-free elections in December.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KEABOA COALTAR:
Communities appeal for bridge
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Four cocoa growing communities in the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar District in the Eastern Region, have appealed to government to as a matter of urgency construct a bridge over river Mameing.
BOLGATANGA:
Girls drop-out rate alarming
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Statistics available from the Municipal Directorate of Education in the Upper East Region indicates that, although enrolment figures of girls at the basic level has been at par with that of boys for the past five years, many of them drop out of school later.
ACCRA:
Road Safety Commission inaugurates call centre
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) on Wednesday inaugurated a call centre in an effort to promote compliance with
road safety regulations, reduce traffic contraventions, identify regular traffic offenders and increase the quality of traffic information.
CAPE COAST:
’Fetu Afahye’ paves way for fishing
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Fetish priests and priestesses of the Oguaa Traditional Area, on Tuesday performed rituals to lift a month-long ban on fishing in the Fosu lagoon.
HO:
Prime role for Information Officers
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has directed Information Officers to educate the populace on political issues in the country without being partisan.
JOMORO:
Eight Immigration Officers suspended for assault
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Eight immigration officers who allegedly assaulted a trader at the Jaway-Wharf in the Jomoro District of the Western Region have been suspended, while the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) conducts investigations into the case.
GUSHEGU:
Security Committee to mop up weapons
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Six persons arrested in connection with the disturbances are also assisting the police in their investigations.
 
(ACCRA) AMA:
Good catch for Tema Fishermen
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Fishermen in Tema have made some modest gains at sea and described the situation as encouraging signs that things were changing for the better after a long period of poor harvest.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ghana, Switzerland sign financing agreements
Wednesday, September 03 2008
Ghana and Switzerland on Wednesday signed two financing agreements totalling 13 million dollars to improve energy distribution and promote good financial governance.
    
(FIJAI) STMA:
Human rights/labour courts operational soon
Wednesday, September 03 2008
The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Georgina T. Wood, has said the country will by October this year, have its first human rights and labour related courts in one of the high courts.
    
(SAVELUGU) SAVELUGU/ NANTON :
More funds for maternal care
Thursday, September 04 2008
The British government has given 6.76 million pounds sterling as an additional contribution to Ghana’s health sector to boost the free maternal health programme.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Allow God to take control of elections – Bishop
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Anglican Bishop of the Cape Coast Diocese, the Right Reverend Daniel S.A. Allotey, has called on politicians to put their trust and confidence in God in the conduct and the outcome of the December 7 general election.
BAWKU WEST :
Farmers experience unusual phenomenon
Thursday, September 04 2008
Some farmers in the Upper East Region have, for the first time, cultivated crops twice in one rainy season following subsidies on farm inputs granted by government.
(MUMFORD) GOMOA EAST :
Tidal waves cause havoc
Thursday, September 04 2008
Six fishermen were hospitalised and four canoes with fish capsized following strong tidal waves at Mumford .
(AKYEM TWEAPEASE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Tweapease gets clinic
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Eastern Regional Deputy Minister, Mr Ofosu Asamoah, has inaugurated a clinic at Akyem Tweapease in the Kwaebibirem district.
(TONGO) NDC:
NDC Youth Clubs inaugurates
Thursday, September 04 2008
The incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for the Talensi Constituency in the Upper East Region, Mr John Akolgo Tia, has inaugurated the party’s youth clubs in the area and called on members to be resilient and work hard to woo more people to the party.
ACCRA :
Ghana Hajj Agents support IHMC
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Ghana Hajj Agents Association has expressed its support for the establishment of the Interim Hajj Management Committee (IHMC) by the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
We have duty to sustain political tolerance-DCE
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive of Birim Central, Mr. Frank Marcellus K. Busumtwi, has said Ghanaians have a duty to work for the sustenance of political tolerance to enhance peaceful co-existence.
  
ACCRA :
Water supply to be restored today
Thursday, September 04 2008
Barring any technical hitches, residents of Accra East would have water supply restored on Thursday after a 10-day water interruption in some parts of Accra necessitated by expansion works to boost the quantity of water supply to the area.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Political Parties are prohibited to possess arms
Thursday, September 04 2008
Police Superintendent John Naami, Chairman of the New Juaben Election Task Force, on Wednesday said political parties were prohibited under the public order act to possess arms or weapons during party activities such as rallies.
CAPE COAST :
Oguaa MP hands over police station to UCC
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Member of Parliament for Cape Coast, Ms Christine Churcher, has handed over the keys to a police station whose construction was financed from part of her common fund, to the University of Cape Coast (UCC) authorities at a ceremony at Cape Coast.
NATIONAL:
President Kufuor returns home
Thursday, September 04 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor returned home on Wednesday after attending the burial of Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa who died in a Paris hospital two weeks ago.
NATIONAL :
Website to provide election information launched
Thursday, September 04 2008
A website that would provide information on Ghana’s upcoming elections and related issues to the world, has been launched.
(ASAMANKESE) NDC:
NDC elects candidate for Lower West Akyem seat
Thursday, September 04 2008
Mr Seth Okyere, a 42-year-old engineer, was on Monday elected as the National Democratic Congress (NDC), parliamentary candidate for Lower West Akyem.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah makes Stars full training session
Thursday, September 04 2008
Appiah impressed his team-mates with his output during training ahead of Friday’s World Cup qualifiers against Libya.
ACCRA :
FC signs contract with farmers
Thursday, September 04 2008
A Land Lease Agreement and Benefit Sharing Scheme, otherwise known as the Modified Taungya System, has been signed between the Forestry Commission and 240 farmers in degraded forest reserves in the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Dickson hoping for Ghana start
Thursday, September 04 2008
Charlton Athletic forward Chris Dickson is hoping he can get a role alongside Junior Agogo in Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Libya.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Bui dam deal sealed
Thursday, September 04 2008
China has committed itself to providing $1billion in loans and grants towards the Bui Dam and other development projects in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko thrash Lions
Thursday, September 04 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko beat Kpando Heart of Lions 3-0 in their on-going Glo Top 4 soccer tournament played at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty slidifies grip on Top4 tourney
Thursday, September 04 2008
Dansoman-based Liberty Professionals maintained their grip on the summit of the Glo Top Four tournament after they drew one-all with Berekum Arsenal in their clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Injury scare for Stars duo
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Black Stars have been hit with the injuries of two players; Anthony Annan and Junior Agogo as they prepare for 5 September.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Veterans Outrun Citizens
Thursday, September 04 2008
Veterans once again proved to their arch rivals Citizens, that their win over them last week was not a fluke, as they again defeated them by 2-1 in the 11th week matches of the Senior Division of the Greater Accra IPMC Hockey League played last Saturday at the National Hockey Pitch.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah fancies Premiership move
Thursday, September 04 2008
Ghana star Stephen Appiah has admitted moving to the Premier League would be a ’dream’ for him.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
GAABA names team for Afahye
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) has named an 8-member boxing team for an impending Afahye Festival contest at Cape Coast, Central Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko want AshGold’s Asamoah
Thursday, September 04 2008
Asante Kotoko have written to regional rivals  Ashanti Gold Football Club over the availability of striker Alex Asamoah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Afedzie warns of crowd effect
Thursday, September 04 2008
Libya based Ghanaian player Stanley Afedzie has warned the Black Stars not to underestimate their Libyan counterparts in their World Cup qualifier in Tripoli on Friday.
HOHOE :
More to be done for tourism
Thursday, September 04 2008
The chiefs and people of Liati-Wote have held a grand durbar to climax activities marking this year’s Afadzato and Togbo Tsikeke Festival at Liati Wote in the Hohoe District.
ACCRA :
Council want more authority
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Chief Executive of the Ghana Shippers’ Council, Kofi Mbiah, has called on government to mandate the Council to punish service providers who do not comply with service charges imposed by the Council. 
TAMALE:
Minister sheds tears
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, made an emotional appeal for peace yesterday when he came face to face with the grim realities of the conflict at Gushiegu and then burst into tears.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Ramadan ethics to be upheld
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Ashanti Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Muslim Students Association (GMSA), has entreated well-meaning Muslims to endeavour to avoid tendencies of division and conflict in the wake of the Ramadan period to help maintain peace and harmony in the country.
ACCRA:
COCOBOD leads the pack
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has obtained one billion dollars through a syndicated pre-export trade finance facility to buy cocoa for the 2008/2009 cocoa year, making it the largest soft commodity deal in the world.
(TARKWA) TARKWA-NSUAEM:
Amenfiman Rural Bank joins train
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr George Mireku Duker, has inaugurated Amenfiman Rural Bank with an advice to banks operating in the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality to take advantage of the vibrant local economy to expand services such as granting of loans to workers, small-scale entrepreneurs and farmers.
(KUMASI) KMA:
MTTU off Kumasi streets
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Ashanti Regional Police Command, has announced that, it would with effect from Monday September 8, withdraw all personnel of the Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) from the roads and allow only personnel, who would direct and ensure free flow of traffic in the city to operate.
TAMALE:
Flood-prone movement on course
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Information Service Department (ISD) in the Northern Region has intensified its campaign on the need for communities living along the White and Black Volta, as well as the Oti River to move to higher grounds to avoid any disaster.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Group gives to Juaso Hospital
Thursday, September 04 2008
Citizens of  Asante Akim living in Belgium, known as Asante Akyem Kroye Kuo, have donated 89 pieces of bedspread and 57 pillowcases worth about 3000 Euros to the Juaso District Hospital.
KETA:
NADMO discusses sea surge in Keta
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Volta Regional Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) and its Keta Municipal Office are to hold an emergency meeting to discuss havoc caused by tidal waves in the Keta area during the past few days.
KUMASI:
Man, 38 defiles step-daughter
Thursday, September 04 2008
A driver’s mate, Kwame Akoto, 38, was on Wednesday sentenced to 10-years imprisonment for defiling his girl friends daughter on two separate occasions.
TEMA:
MCE rescue teenagers from lynching
Thursday, September 04 2008
Two teenagers, suspected to be thieves, on Sunday narrowly escaped lynching at Tema Community six through the intervention of Mr David Quaye Annang, the Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE).
(TEMA) TMA:
Company saves brain tumour boy
Thursday, September 04 2008
Safebond Africa Limited, a shorehandling operator in Tema, has presented a cheque in the sum of GH¢ 7,100 to TV3 Network for the payment of medical bills of a 12-yaer-old boy suffering from brain tumour.
WA:
Condoms shortage hits Upper West
Thursday, September 04 2008
Chemical sellers in the Upper West Region have run short of condoms because of high demand of condoms usage among the youth.
NKORANZA SOUTH:
Directorate fights army worm plague
Thursday, September 04 2008
The Nkoranza District Director of Agricultural Services, Mr Maclawrence Ahiadu, has urged farmers in the district to visit their maize farms regularly so as to detect the outbreak of worms early and alert the agricultural extension agents.
(SEKONDI) STM :
Landlords urged to provide latrines
Friday, September 05 2008
Landlords in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis have been reminded  on the  need to  provide latrines in their homes for their residents.
(KPONE) TMA:
Work to commence on new police station
Friday, September 05 2008
Paramount Chief of the Kpone Traditional Area, Nii Tetteh Otu II, said work on GH¢ 100,000 Kpone District Police Headquarters would soon commence.
KWAEBIBIREM :
Bank manager in court for theft
Friday, September 05 2008
A former manager of the Pramkese Agency of the Kwaebibirem Rural Bank, Eric Addo,has appeared before the Asamankese Circuit Court charged with stealing 48,613 Ghana cedis belonging to the bank.
ACCRA:
Road Safety Commission inaugurates call centre
Friday, September 05 2008
The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has  inaugurated a call centre in an effort to promote compliance with road safety regulations, reduce traffic contraventions, identify regular traffic offenders and increase the quality of traffic information.
BOLGATANGA:
Upper East floods could be contained – Dery
Friday, September 05 2008
Heads of Departments attending a meeting organized by the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council have assured the Upper East Regional Minister, Alhassan Samari, that the flood situations would be contained this year should the phenomenon reoccur.
(DABALA) SOUTH TONGU :
CEPS intercepts bus concealed with wax prints
Friday, September 05 2008
Personnel of Customs, Excise, and Preventive Service (CEPS), at the Dabala checkpoint, in the Volta Region, intercepted a mini bus concealed with 778 pieces of smuggled wax prints, near Adidome.
ACCRA :
Ghana Hajj Agents support IHMC
Friday, September 05 2008
The Ghana Hajj Agents Association has expressed its support for the establishment of the Interim Hajj Management Committee (IHMC) by the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu.
BAWKU WEST:
Farmers crop twice in one rainy season
Friday, September 05 2008
Some farmers in the Upper East Region have, for the first time, cultivated crops twice in one rainy season following subsidies on farm inputs granted by government.
(ELMINA) KEEA:
Fishermen issue ultimatum to government
Friday, September 05 2008
Fishermen in Elmina have threatened to “cause mayhem” if the government fails to ensure that the Interim Management Committee (IMC) hands over management of the fuel to them by the middle of this month.
ACCRA:
MTN boss supports Children’s Hospital
Friday, September 05 2008
MTN Ghana boss Brett Goshen has presented four ceiling fans to the Princess Marie Louise Children’s Hospital in Accra.
ACCRA:
Higher institutions need innovative programmes
Friday, September 05 2008
Chairman of Institute of Directors, Professor Kwame Boasiako Omane-Antwi, said the country’s higher education institutions need well–designed and innovative programmes to adequately respond to the changing needs of the globe so that it would not be left behind.
(TAKORADI) STM:
New lands Commission bill soon -Ms. Iddi
Friday, September 05 2008
The Land Administration Project (LAP) has inaugurated three Customary Land Secretariats (CLS) at Takoradi, for the Wassa Fiase, Asebu and Denkyira traditional areas, in the Western and Central regions.
CAPE COAST:
UCC opens clinical skills laboratory
Friday, September 05 2008
The School of Medical Science (SMS) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has taken possession of a clinical skills laboratory, the first of its kind in West Africa.
ACCRA:
Formulate Agriculture Policy – Brimpong
Monday, September 08 2008
Mr John Kwadwo Brimpong, the 2005 Best Farmer of the Obuasi Municipality, has advocated for the formulation of an agriculture policy that would not only ensure growth but make Ghanaians to have a taste for locally produced food especially rice.
NATIONAL :
7,374 newly registered voters challenged
Monday, September 08 2008
A total of 1,835,417 people registered for the recent limited voter registration exercise.
HO:
MHIS extends 1,000 Ghana cedis to Asogli festival
Friday, September 05 2008
The Ho Municipal Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has extended 1,000 Ghana cedis sponsorship package to this year’s Asogli Yam festival.
(ACCRA) DFP :
DFP condemns Northern Violence
Friday, September 05 2008
The Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has called for an end to violence, intimidation, insults and the use of inflammatory language during political campaigns.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Mali referee for Libya game
Friday, September 05 2008
Mali referee Kouman Koulibaly will be in charge of the game when Ghana take on Libya in Group Five of the 2010 World Cup qualifier this weekend.
TEMA :
New fruit terminal
Friday, September 05 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has inaugurated a fruit terminal facility at the Tema Harbour, build at the cost of five million dollars for the export of horticultural products.
ACCRA :
Key demands blocked
Friday, September 05 2008
ActionAid said the US, Japan and the World Bank has blocked key demands by developing countries and campaigners to make aid work for the poor.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
MCE appeals for ideas.
Friday, September 05 2008
Mr. Robert .K. Ghunney, Municipal Chief Executive of Effutu, has appealed to leaders of development-oriented social groups in the municipality to give suggestions that would speed up the socio-economic advancement of the area.
(ELMINA) EFFUTU:
Fishermen give government ultimatum
Friday, September 05 2008
Fishermen in Elmina have threatened to “cause mayhem” if the government fails to ensure that the Interim Management Committee (IMC), formed two years ago to manage the sale of pre-mix fuel, hands over management of the fuel to them by the middle of this month.
ACCRA :
Student loan to be paid through E-ZWICH
Friday, September 05 2008
Payment of loans to students in various tertiary institutions in the country will soon be done through the e-zwich biometric smart card.
ACCRA :
Appoint a Commissioner General
Friday, September 05 2008
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has called for the appointment of a Commissioner General who would have an oversight responsibility over the commissioners of revenue agencies to facilitate the activities of the Large Taxpayers Unit (LTU).
(MPRAESO) KWAHU SOUTH :
New bank opens
Friday, September 05 2008
The First Allied Savings and Loans Bank, has inaugurated a branch at Mpraeso to extend banking services to the people in the Kwahu Ridge area in the Eastern Region.
(DUUSI) TALENSI NABDAM :
Women given some training
Friday, September 05 2008
One hundred women from Duusi and its surrounding Communities in the Talensi Nabdam District in the Upper East Region have been taught to make pastries for sale so as to augment the family income.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Government should subsidise raw materials
Friday, September 05 2008
Professor Cletus Dordunoo, Chief Executive Officer of Claydord Consult has appealed to government to subsidise local raw materials to promote industries in the country.
    
TAMALE :
Council of State worried
Friday, September 05 2008
The Council of State has said it has learnt with shock of the recent happenings on the political landscape, especially the destruction of precious lives and properties in the Tamale metropolis and the Gushiegu District in the Northern Region.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Sea tragedy at Munford
Friday, September 05 2008
One fisherman got drowned in the sea and two others seriously injured when a boat on which they were returning from fishing was capsized by waves at Munford on Thursday.
    
(ABAASA) GOMOA WEST:
Six injured in accident at Abaasa
Friday, September 05 2008
Six persons sustained various degrees of injury when a vehicle on which they were travelling from Agona Swedru to Winneba was involved in an accident near Gomoa Abaasa on Thursday.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Police worried over lack of corporation
Friday, September 05 2008
The Eastern Regional police, has expressed concern about the spate and nature of armed robbery cases calling on all to join the fight against crime in the region.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ban on imported clothing?
Friday, September 05 2008
Government might be compelled to ban the importation of second hand clothing if importers do not comply with laws and rules guiding their importation.
ACCRA:
Kufuor takes military men to task
Friday, September 05 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor, Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), on Friday urged the military to cherish its mandate of upholding the Constitution.
CAPE COAST:
UCC opens clinical skills laboratory
Friday, September 05 2008
Clinical Skills Laboratory for the School of Medical Science (SMS) at the University of Cape Coast, has been handed over to the university’s authorities.
(TEMA) TMA:
Tema General Hospital needs expansion
Friday, September 05 2008
The Tema General Hospital is gradually becoming unable to effectively handle the health needs of patients who turn up there for care, due to the poor state of its infrastructure and other facilities.
NATIONAL:
Mechanism to sustain farmers’ income
Friday, September 05 2008
Government has announced the establishment of a stabilisation fund, a local initiative to guarantee stable income for cocoa farmers in the event of a drastic fall in the world market price of cocoa.
ADENTA:
Woman held over husband murder
Friday, September 05 2008
A 25-year-old woman is in the grips of the Adenta District Police Command for allegedly killing her husband with a machete at Amrahia on the Dodowa road. 
(ATARABUOKROM) ATWIMA MPONUA :
Palm wine tapper shoots himself
Saturday, September 06 2008
A palm-wine tapper, Kwadwo Alormanyo 37 has committed suicide after allegedly murdering a couple under bizarre circumstances at Akorabuokrom near Nyinahin in Atwima-Mponua District of Ashanti Region.
ACCRA :
Procredit to support agriculture
Saturday, September 06 2008
The management of Procredit Savings and Loans Company Limited, Ghana, a subsidiary of Procredit International, has earmarked 50 per cent of its total loan portfolio to support the agricultural sector for the next five years.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Asantehene calls on Christians
Saturday, September 06 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has charged Christians not to allow politicians to hold the nation to ransom as the country prepares for general election in December this year.
(DZITA) KETA :
High tidal waves cause havoc In Keta
Saturday, September 06 2008
Hundreds of homes have been flooded and thousands of people have been displaced in the Keta Municipality after high tidal waves that swept over the coastal areas last Wednesday night.
ACCRA :
Make Ghana precious mineral hub-Minister
Saturday, September 06 2008
The Minister of Trade, Industry, Private Sector Development and President’s Special Initiative (MTI, PSD& PSIs), Papa Owusu-Ankomah, has called for value addition and improved performance from stakeholders in the jewellery export industry to make Ghana the precious mineral hub of West Africa.
TAMALE :
We’ll spare no one - Interior Minister
Saturday, September 06 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has ordered that anybody arrested in connection with the weekend’s disturbances in Tamale and Gushiegu should be sent to Accra for screening and prosecution.
ACCRA :
EC announces date for nominations
Saturday, September 06 2008
Presidential and Parliamentary candidates vying for positions in the upcoming general elections will formally be recognized by the Electoral Commission (EC) after filing their nominations on the 16th and 17th of October 2008.
SUNYANI :
Hold rallies during the day- Police
Saturday, September 06 2008
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Seth Charles Oteng, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Commander, has urged leaders of political parties in the region to hold their rallies during the day to avoid violence and to enable the police to identify and arrest culprits in a case of violence.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Youth re-echo calls for peaceful elections
Saturday, September 06 2008
Members of Youth Department of Ghana Baptist Convention have stressed the need for political tolerance, decorum and restraint during current electioneering campaigns to ensure a peaceful and incident free elections in December.
(PWALUGU) TALENSI NABDAM :
New recruits urged to be professional
Saturday, September 06 2008
Police personnel have been warned against detaining people in police cells over trivial matters, under flimsy excuses and collecting monies from suspects or their relatives before granting bail.
(ESSIENIMPONG) EJISU JUABEN :
Chief raises concern about masts
Saturday, September 06 2008
The Chief of Essienimpong in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region, Nana Kwaku Bio, has expressed concern about the increasing rate at which telecommunication mast were being erected across the country.
WASA AMENFI WEST :
DCE upset about massive abuse of NHIS in district
Saturday, September 06 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Wasa Amenfi West, Hon. Samuel Alberto Takyi, has accused some parents in the district of abusing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
(NSUAEM) TARKWA NSUAEM :
Man butchers wife
Sunday, September 07 2008

A Galamsey operator in a mining community, Kaniankor, near Nsuayem in the Wassa West district of the Western region, who could not manage the departure of his fiancee, allegedly inflicted machete wounds on the woman leaving her unconcious.

LEDZOKUKU KROWOR :
MCE laments
Sunday, September 07 2008

The Chief Executive of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Assembly, Engineer Ebenezer A. Osekre, has expressed worry about numerous problems confronting the assembly such as inadequate water supply, poor sanitation , indiscipline on the roads, traffic congestion and youth unemployment.

TEMA :
District police quarters to be built
Sunday, September 07 2008

The Paramount Chief of the Kpone traditional council, Nii Tetteh Otu II has cut the sod for work to start on the first phase of a Kpone district police headquarters project.

ACCRA :
Believe in Ghana
Sunday, September 07 2008

Mr Justice Paul Baffoe -Bonney, a Supreme Court Judge has called on all citizens to believe in Ghana, because there is much to be reaped from it.

(ACCRA :
ECOSOCC is formed
Sunday, September 07 2008

 Ghana is among 23 Member States of the African Union (AU) that has formed what is referred to as the “First Permanent General Assembly of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) to ensure partnership between governments  and all segments of the society aimed at achieving popular participation in the affairs of the AU.

(LEGON) GA EAST:
11000 for university
Sunday, September 07 2008

Authorities of University of Ghana, Legon on Saturday admitted 11,700 students for the 2008/2009 academic year.  
    

BAWKU WEST :
Rural Enterprise trains youth.
Sunday, September 07 2008

The management of Rural Enterprises Project has presented tools valued at 10,800 Ghana cedis to 36 apprentices in Bawku West District who had completed various training programmes to support them start their own businesses.

DORMAA :
Education fund to be established
Sunday, September 07 2008

Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, New Patriotic Party Parliamentary aspirant for Dormaa West in Brong Ahafo has said his priority for the constituency would be the establishment of MP’s Education Endowment Fund.
    

TAMALE :
North to get more support from WFP
Sunday, September 07 2008

The management of United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has sourced a 3.4 dollar facility from the Saudi Government to extend and expand its programme of food relief in Upper East, West and Northern Regions.

ACCRA :
Moderator expresses concern
Sunday, September 07 2008

Right Reverend Dr Yaw Frimpong-Manso, Moderator of General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has condemned the recent political violence in Northern Region and called on the security agencies not to shield anyone found culpable.

NEW JUABEN :
Region records rate of diseased cocoa.
Sunday, September 07 2008

There were at least 15,394,571 diseased cocoa trees in the Eastern Region as at the end of last year.

(SUPRESU) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
DCE worried about education
Sunday, September 07 2008

 Mr Michael Kofi Mensah, Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District Chief Executive has expressed concern about the poor academic performance of students in the district.

ASAMANKESE :
GHC 500 for cassava
Sunday, September 07 2008

 An Asamankese Circuit Court has fined Kwame Yeboah 25, a carpenter 500 Ghana cedis on his own plea for stealing cassava valued at 10 Ghana cedis.

(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
No way for demonstration
Sunday, September 07 2008

The Eastern Regional Security Council has directed that for security reasons, no permit should be given to anyone or group to demonstrate in Suhum.

(GBUMGBUM) SAVELUGU/NANTON :
Extra food rations for malnourished families
Monday, September 08 2008
The management of World Food Programme (WFP) has provided over 3.4 million dollars to 215,000 malnourished families in the three Northern Regions to ameliorate their plight in view of the current world food and fuel crises.
NATIONAL :
Global Fund to ensure HIV patients get antiretroviral Drugs
Monday, September 08 2008
The Executive Director of  the Global Fund (GF), Professor Michel Kazatchkine, has restated the Fund’s commitment to ensuring that people infected with HIV are put on anti-retroviral drugs to prolong their life.
(AKOPOPYIR) CAPE COAST :
President inspects new stadium project at Ogua
Monday, September 08 2008
The President, Mr. John Agyekum Kufuor has inspected on-going preparatory work at the site for the construction of a new 25 million dollar sports stadium at Akopopyir, near Cape Coast.
(FIJAI) STMA :
Don’t incite violent acts- Rev
Monday, September 08 2008
A Clerk of General Assembly of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Reverend Herbert Anim Oppong has advised Christians against inciting people to engage in acts of violence during Election 2008  but pray for peaceful and fair elections.
(APREMDO) STMA :
Three mini-hydro dams for W/R
Monday, September 08 2008
The  Western Regional Minister, Mr Anthony E. Amoah has said government would build three mini-hydro electric dams in the Western Region to accelerate development of the area.
(ABUAKWA) POLITICS :
Don’t waste your votes, President
Monday, September 08 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has appealed to supporters and sympathizers of  the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vote massively for the party in the December election.
CAPE-COAST :
NPP, NDC not enemies - Kufuor
Monday, September 08 2008
President Kufuor has enjoined Ghanaians of different political persuasions to accept the outcome of the December poll even if their favoured party loses.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Allow God to take control of elections – Bishop
Monday, September 08 2008
The Anglican Bishop of Cape Coast Diocese, the Right Reverend Daniel S.A. Allotey, has called on politicians to put their trust and confidence in God in the conduct and the outcome of the December 7 general election.
OBUASI:
NCCE Director calls for political tolerance
Monday, September 08 2008
The Obuasi Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Emmanuel Kofi Antwi, has called on Ghanaians to pride themselves in the uniqueness of the stable political climate in the country.
TECHIMAN :
Agricultural extension agents undergo training
Monday, September 08 2008
A two-day workshop has been held for 25 agricultural extension agents from the Techiman Municipality to equip them with skills for the establishment of Sustainable Community Based Extension Systems (CBES).
(BAREKESE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
BOG New System replaces Cheque Clearance
Monday, September 08 2008
Trouble borne by banks to carry cheques for clearance at the Bank of Ghana will end by December when the Code Line Cheque Truncation System of the National Payments and Settlement Reforms Project become operational.
ACCRA:
Interim Hajj Committee, Only Recognised Body
Monday, September 08 2008
The Interim Hajj Management Committee (IHMC) is the only recognised body with the mandate to organise this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj), the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Usman Nuhu Sharubutu, has said.
GUSHIEGU:
Transfer of Gushiegu suspects suspended
Monday, September 08 2008
The transfer of the six suspects who were arrested in connection with the political violence at Gushiegu in the Northern Region last Monday to Accra for screening and subsequent prosecution has been temporarily suspended.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingson set to join Wigan
Monday, September 08 2008
Wigan boss Steve Bruce is aiming to sign Ghana international goalkeeper Richard Kingson next week to bolster his squad.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Milovan searches for right blend
Monday, September 08 2008
Milovan Rajevac is convinced that one of the main reasons for Ghana’s defeat to Libya was the team’s inability to produce a desire to win.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Gabon overtake Ghana
Monday, September 08 2008
Gabon toppled the Black Stars on second spot of the African qualifying Group five after a 0-3 victory against the Crocodiles of Lesotho in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien suffers injury blow
Monday, September 08 2008
Midfielder Michael Essien is set for another injury-induced absence after being stretched off in the game between Ghana and Libya on Friday night.
(WEST GONJA) NPP:
Monday, September 08 2008
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kumasi Gets Lesotho Clash
Monday, September 08 2008
The Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi will host Ghana’s final 2010 World Cup qualifying game against Lesotho on October 12th.
(WEST GONJA) NPP:
Bawumia tours Northern Region
Monday, September 08 2008
The running mate of the flagbearer of the New Patroitic Party (NPP), Dr. Mahamud Bawumia has visited Damongo, the West Gonja District capital in the  Northern Region as part of his tour of the region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Presz inspects new stadium
Monday, September 08 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor on Saturday inspected on going preparatory works at the site for the construction of a new 25 million dollar sports stadium at Akopopyir near Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Greater Accra beat Central Region boxing team
Monday, September 08 2008
The Greater Accra Regional Amateur boxing team defeated their Central Region counterpart 5-1 in a special "Afahye boxing" tournament held at the Robert Mensah stadium, Cape Coast on Thursday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s mother joins malaria campaign
Monday, September 08 2008
Madam Comfort Afua Amootey, mother of Black Stars Captain Stepen Appiah has called on Ghanaians to support the campaign against the eradication of malaria in the Country.
(AWUTU BERAKU) AWUTU SENYA:
Fifty pesewa murder case on
Monday, September 08 2008
The Awutu Beraku Magistrate Court, has remanded in prison custody two farmers from Gomoa Akramah, who stabbed their uncle Kwesi Ntsie to death over 50 Ghana pesewas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko chase Top 4 glory
Monday, September 08 2008
Two second half goals helped Asante Kotoko defeat Berekum Arsenals and maintain some hope of winning the Top 4 title for the second consecutive time.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Child trafficking, cause for concern
Monday, September 08 2008
The Police have expressed concern about the increasing rate at which child trafficking across the country’s borders, especially to Cote D’ Ivoire is taking place.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingson admits Stars are diminishing
Monday, September 08 2008
Goalkeeper Richard Kingson says the Black Stars have dropped from the highs of Germany 2006 and admits it is down to the players to reverse that.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Body of drowned fisherman retrieved
Monday, September 08 2008
The body of a 64-year old fisherman, Kofi Sepah who got drowned at sea last Monday at Mumford near Apam, was on Sunday found washed ashore at the beach between Mumford and Apam.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Cable thieves jailed 34 months
Monday, September 08 2008
A district Magistrate Court at Breman Asikuma, has jailed two persons for stealing electrical cables belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah turns to club future
Monday, September 08 2008
Stephen Appiah is hoping his club future will be sorted out this week after making his return to competitive football with Ghana on Friday.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Dormaa voter registration exceeds expectation
Monday, September 08 2008
An Electoral Officer in the Dormaa Municipality, Martha Pomaah has disclosed that figures collated for the just-ended Limited Voter Registration exercise in Dormaa East and West Constituencies showed unexpected increases.
(MANYA KROBO) UPPER MANYA KROBO:
Paramount chiefs in peace call
Monday, September 08 2008
Two paramouncies have called for the maintenance of law and order as essential ingredients of events leading to and during the December polls.
(SENYA BREKU) AWUTU SENYA:
Peer educators attend workshop
Monday, September 08 2008
A five day capacity building workshop for eight communities’ peer educators working against child trafficking at Awutu Senya District have been held at Senya Beraku.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Benin, Cameroon in second phase
Monday, September 08 2008
Benin overcame the formidable challenge of Angola on Sunday to join Nigeria and Cameroon in the last phase of African qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup finals.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Items for cocoa spraying gang
Monday, September 08 2008
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Cocoa Officer, Mr Philip Bedzra, has urged cocoa spraying gangs in the area not to extort money from the farmers before spraying their cocoa farms.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Egypt regain top spot
Monday, September 08 2008
Egypt moved to within a point of reaching the final phase of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers after pulling off a surprise 1-0 away in DR Congo on Sunday.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Minister pushes youth into excellence
Monday, September 08 2008
The Minister for Fisheries, Ms Gladys Asmah has observed that the expansion of Christianity in the world has not done enough to curb moral decadence, armed conflicts, corruption, robbery, drug trafficking and other social vices.
(AGORMANYA) LOWER MANYA KROBO:
NHIS embraces babies
Monday, September 08 2008
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has decided to provide insurance cover for babies whose mothers are active members of the scheme for a maximum period of 90 days after birth.
KUMASI:
Populace alarmed by sanitation-related deaths
Monday, September 08 2008
More than 15,000 children die in Ghana annually of sanitation related diseases before attaining the age of five, a United Nations Human Development report has revealed.
(BREMAN ESSIAM) AJUMAKO/ENYAN/ESSIAM:
GH¢ 7,000 gari processing project inaugurated
Monday, September 08 2008
A 7,000 Ghana cedi gari processing project has been inaugurated at Breman Essiam in the central region.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
Government to introduce Open Varsity
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Minister of Education, Science and Sports, Professor Dominic Fobih has announced that government would provide equal platform for products of non-formal education to pursue higher academic laurels.
BAWKU :
Minister reiterates peace call
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor has,  reiterated his appeal to the people in the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu  to exercise maximum restraint and help bring lasting peace to their communities and the country as a whole.
(NSUTA-WASSA) TARKWA NSUAEM :
GMC supports 16 communities in Tarkwa-Nsuaem
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Ghana Manganese Company (GMC) at Nsuta-Wassa has earmarked 160,000 Ghana Cedis to support various development projects in 16 communities within the Asuoso divisional stool council in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality during the 2008/2009 fiscal year.
SENE :
Methodist church plants 13 churches in Sene
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Methodist Bishop of Kumasi,  Right Reverend Nuh Ben Abubekr, has said the diocese has planted 13 churches in the Sene District of the Brong-Ahafo Region, as part of its evangelism programme.
(GUSHIEGU) :
Violence in Northern Ghana condemned
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has condemned acts of violence in the Northern part of the country at the slightest provocation.
(DOMEABRA) NPP:
Voting ‘skirt and blouse’ is a bad practice – MP
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Member of Parliament (MP) for Ahafo-Ano South, Mr Stephen Balado Manu, has described as unreasonable the decision by some members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vote for the flagbearer of the Party but vote otherwise in respect of the parliamentary in the upcoming December elections.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Upsurge in water level
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Water level in the Akosombo dam has increased by 12.55 feet, which marks  a remarkable upsurge as compared to the water level at the same time last year.
OBUASI :
17,433 persons registered
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A total of 17,433 persons have been registered in the Obuasi Municipality, in the just ended voters’ registration exercise, organised by the Electoral Commission, (EC).
(KUMASI) KMA :
Improve sanitation says lecturer
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A lecturer at the School of Communications Studies of the University of Ghana, Legon, Dr Anthony Bonnah Koomson, has  said the sustainable development of the country hinges on improved sanitation.
(ESSIPON) NPP :
Free health care not for irresponsible parenthood
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Wife of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Presidential aspirant of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, said Government’s free maternal health care for pregnant women was not to encourage irresponsible parenthood but to free women from ‘detention’ at hospitals.
ACCRA :
Three in court over Ecobank van robbery
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Three men believed to be connected with the Madina Ecobank bullion van robbery in which a police officer was killed and GH¢60,040 stolen have appeared before an Accra circuit court on two counts of conspiracy and robbery.
HO:
Information Officers asked to educate the people
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Stephen Asamoah Boateng, has directed Information Officers to educate the populace on political issues in the country without being political themselves.
BOLE :
DCE calls on youth
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Bole District Chief Executive, Mr. Yahaya Yakubu, has called on the youth to channel their energies into productive ventures to enhance Ghana’s development.
GUSHEGU :
Gushegu suspects flown to Accra
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) on Sunday supervised the flying of the six suspected persons who have been arrested in connection with the Gushegu clash to Accra.
ACCRA :
Stanbic presents 200 buses to GPRTU
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited has presented 200 Nissan Urvan buses to the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) in an effort to ensure safety on the roads.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Annan puts English disappointment to sleep
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Anthony Annan says he has overcome the disappointment of his botched move to the English Premiership and will give his all to Rosenborg after agreeing a deal with the Norwegian giants.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Quartey hopes dues paid
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Jonathan Quartey hopes he has done enough to make himself at least a Black Stars’ squad member after a sterling performance in Ghana’s 1-0 loss to Libya last week.
(SPORTS- TABLE TENNIS) LOCAL:
GIS wins pinpong League
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) emerged the winner in the male category of the Akosombo Textile Limited (ATL) National Table Tennis League competition after 13 weeks of action at the D.G Hathiramani Sports Hall of the Ohene Djan Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
ATL wins Inter-Hall competition
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Atlantic Hall pipped Oguaa Hall 1-0 in the Inter Halls soccer competition of the University of Cape Coast which took place at the University’s sports grounds at the weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
C/R Hockey Association inaugurated
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A re-constituted Executive body of the Central Region Hockey Association was inaugurated at University of Cape Coast at the weekend as part of activities marking the Fetu Afahye Festival of the Chiefs and people of the Oguaa Traditional Area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Rajevac gets FA backing
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Ghana Football Association is backing head coach Milovan Rajevac to revamp his team ahead of next month’s final 2010 joint qualifier against Lesotho in Accra on 12 October Already,Rajevac, has dropped hints of reshuffling his squad after the team’s disappointing display against Libya on Friday night.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Zaytuna lose Adzagba appeal
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Zaytuna FC’s bid to survive the Premiership has suffered yet another set back that could undo their quest to stay out of relegation.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Fishing agenda still colorful - Asmah
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Minister of Fisheries, Mrs Gladys Asmah, has assured of government’s unflinching commitment to address concerns of the fishing industry.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien faces long lay-off
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Ghana midfielder Michael Essien is facing at least six months on the sidelines following the knee injury he suffered on Friday night against Libya in a 2010 World Cup qualifier in Tripoli.
BOLE:
DCE in call for productivity
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Bole District Chief Executive, Mr. Yahaya Yakubu, has called on the youth to channel their energies into productive ventures to enhance Ghana’s development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Osei-Kuffuor finally retires
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Ghanaian defender Samuel Osei Kuffuor has announced his decision to quit the game following two years of dwindling fortunes.
(OSU CASTLE) ACCRA:
Professor Yakubu Saaka is dead
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A delegation from the Bole-Bamboi Traditional Area in the Northern Region, on Tuesday, called on Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, to formerly announce the death of Professor Yakubu Saaka, former Deputy Foreign Minister in the Third Republic.
(ABAASA) GOMOA WEST:
Academic excellence to be paramount
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Education in the Tain District in the Brong Ahafo region will be a major priority, Mr Usman Fakih Suallah, the parliamentary candidate for the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) assured on Tuesday.
(ABURI) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
Police mounts search for hit and run driver
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Aburi Police and the Mampong Akuapeim police, have mounted a joint-search for a hit and run KIA vehicle driver for killing a twenty-one year old woman and injuring a teenage girl.
ACCRA:
Aliu calls for accelerated development
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has called on leaders in the country to bring their collective leadership skills to bear on efforts to accelerate the development and growth of the nation.
KUMASI:
Vital information on pipeline project stolen
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Vital information on the West Africa Gas Pipeline project is reported stolen from a hotel at Santasi in Kumasi. Police sources said the data was stored on a laptop, three pen drives and CD-ROMs, which were stolen from the hotel room of the Health, Environment, Safety and Security Manager of the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company,  when he lodged there.
AMANSIE WEST:
Millennium Villages Project supports teacher training
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The UN Millennium Villages Project, which operates in the Amansie West District of Ashanti has for the past two years supported 133 untrained teachers to pursue the untrained Teachers Diploma in Basic Education Distance Programme at the Wesley College in Kumasi.
BIBIANI-ANWHIASO-BEKWAI:
NHIS strives on
Tuesday, September 09 2008
A total of 1,906 pregnant women have so far registered with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Bibiani-Anwhiaso–Bekwai District.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Edifice for Atwima Nwabiagya NHIS
Tuesday, September 09 2008
The Atwima Nwabiagya Mutual Health Scheme through its Internal Generated Fund (IGF), is constructing a storey building office estimated at GH¢ 300,000 at Nkawie.
TEMA:
Private candidates battle for success
Tuesday, September 09 2008
Over 6,000 private candidates are writing the November/December 2008 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the Tema Metropolis.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Do not prejudge AIDS sufferers as sinners
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Gomoa West District Coordinating Director, Mr Fred Addae has called on religious leaders not to regard people living with HIV/AIDS as sinners.
GUSHEGU :
CID to investigate disturbances in the North
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Special Investigations Unit and experts from the National Crime Scene unit of the CID Headquarters have been tasked to assist the Northern Region Police Command to investigate the recent disturbances in Tamale and Gushiegu.
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Don’t engage the youth in creating unrests
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The National Youth Council (NYC) has advised the various political parties against engaging the youth to create confusion and civil unrest in the country.
HO :
Ho Prisons appeal for jobs
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Deputy Director of Prisons (DDP) in charge of the Volta Region has appealed to government, corporate entities and individuals to offer jobs to the Prisons services to get inmates productively engaged.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level in Akosombo Dam
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Tuesday, September 9, 2008.
 
TAMALE :
Oak tree causes havoc
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Luck smiled on occupants of a saloon car when a mighty oak tree fell on the car and the kiosks at Ward ‘K,’’ a surburb in  Tamale.
(AKON) OFFINSO :
Kufuor’s convoy involved in minor accident
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Two security details sustained slight injuries when the president Kufuor’s convoy got involved in an accident at Akon near Offinso in the Ashanti Region.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Vital information on gas pipeline project stolen
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Vital information on the West Africa Gas Pipeline project is reported stolen from a hotel at Santasi in Kumasi. Police sources said the data was stored on a laptop, three pen drives and CD-ROMs, which were stolen from the hotel room of the Health, Environment, Safety and Security Manager of the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company,  when he lodged there.
(APAM) GOMOA :
Electoral Taskforce inaugurated
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Gomoa West District Chief Executive (DCE),  Madam Joyce Mildred Aidoo, has inaugurated a nine-member district electoral security taskforce in the district to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections in the upcoming December elections.
NATIONAL :
NGO appeals for peace in the north
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Northern Development Forum (NDF), a non-governmental organization, has appealed to residents of the three northern regions to put an end to any sort of violence.
(GOMOA AFRANSE) GOMOA EAST:
Polling agents cannot prevent persons from voting
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Political party agents nominated to watch proceedings during elections in December this year have no authority to prevent any person from voting, a district director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has warned.
NATIONAL:
Globacom expresses interest in Telkom’s assets in Vodacom
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Globacom, Nigeria’s second national carrier and Africa’s fastest growing telecommunication network, has expressed interest in Telkom’s asset in Vodacom, a leading telecommunication network in Southern Africa.
KINTAMPO NORTH :
Sustain small towns water supply system
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The President of the Association of Small Towns Water Supply Systems, Mr Hamiza Zakaria has appealed to the government to consider reducing the tariffs on the water supply system for the sustenance of the system to serve the needs of the rural area.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Portsmouth confirm Appiah interest
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has admitted the English side have joined the queue to sign Ghana captain Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
North/South Ghana to play for peace
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Authentic Sports Networx, a Kumasi-based Media firm has pieced together an exhibition soccer match that would bring together seasoned soccer players to play for peace.
(CASTLE) AMA :
Government directs officials to learn french
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The government has directed all government officials to compulsorily take French lessons
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agbeko’s title defense postponed again
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Bantamweight titlist Joseph Agbeko’s mandatory defense against William Gonzalez, already postponed three times, was called off for the fourth time on Monday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Pantsil hails West Ham fans
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Fulham defender John Pantsil has hailed the Fulham fans and hopes to repay them with three points on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gambian officials for Kotoko-JSK clash
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The continent’s soccer controlling body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Gambian match officials to handle this weekend’s Confederation Cup match between Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Jeunnesse Sportif Kabylie of Algeria scheduled for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi.
ACCRA :
CAG not happy with huge budget
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Mr Christian Sottie, the Controller and Accountant General has said that it does not make economic sense for the government to meet the huge salary demands on the national budget by workers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo AWOL from Zamalek
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Ghana striker Junior Agogo was absent from Tuesday’s training session with his club Zamalek.
(ELMINA) AWUTU SENYA:
IMC not happy
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Interim Management Committee on pre-mix fuel at Elmina, has expressed worry over government’s delay to make public, the report on the embezzlement of GH¢35,000 being profits from the sale of fuel.
ACCRA :
Saudi Arabia to cut production
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Oil prices edged higher in electronic trading Wednesday after OPEC members said the group would cut crude-oil output by 520,000 barrels a day under a plan to roll back production to quotas set in September 2007.
SISSALA EAST :
DCE appeals to citizens
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Honourable Solomon Salia Nmangu, District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sissala East District, has called on members of the Sissala East Assembly to join hands to ensure that plans and programmes for the district are brought to fruition.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level rising
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Wednesday, September 10, 2008.
ACCRA :
Physically challenged call for assistance
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Mr Joseph Adu-Boampong, National President of the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled, has expressed regretted that the physically challenged did not often get the enabling environment for voting during elections.
ACCRA :
Give the youth a chance
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The government and the largest opposition, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has underlined the importance of involving the youth in national development.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
GHC 17000 for health center
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Citizens of New Takoradi in the Western Region resident in Brescia, Italy have donated hospital equipment, clinical accessories and assorted drugs to enhance health delivery at the local Health Centre at New Takoradi.
(NALERIGU) EAST MAMPRUSI:
DCE in call for peace
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The East Mamprusi District Chief Executive, Mr Peter Wuni, has reminded political parties that they area obliged to help promote peace in the country.
(DORMAA AHENKRO) DORMAA:
Free medical care for more pregnant women
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Scheme Manager of the Dormaa Municipal Health Insurance Scheme, Mr Martin Amponsah on Wednesday said, the free medical care for pregnant women had boosted the policy as more people continue to join it.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Improved lives for cocoa farmers
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Western Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Owusu-Ankomah, has reiterated the government’ commitment to the betterment of lives of cocoa farmers .
ACCRA:
Oboshie launches cocoa festival
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The first ever cocoa festival has been launched in Accra with a call on the private sector to partner government to make it a major attraction to tourists all over the world.
KUMASI:
Dominant role for chiefs
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has made a passionate appeal to members of the National House of Chiefs to help it to rid the voters’ register of unqualified and illegal names.
KUMASI:
Women thieves jailed
Wednesday, September 10 2008
A Circuit court at Kumasi, has sentenced Akua Serwaah, 26, and Ama Agyemang, 30, both traders, to two years imprisonment in hard labour each, for conspiracy to steal and stealing GH¢ 2,105 belonging to another trader.
KUMASI:
GES recruits service personnel
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Ashanti Regional Director of Education, Mr Joseph Kwabena Onyinah, has advised national service personnel, who have applied for recruitment into the Ghana Education Service (GES) to accept postings to the rural areas, where their services are mostly needed.
(DOME) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR:
Community expresses security concerns
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The chiefs and elders of Dome in the Suhum Kraboa Coaltar District of the Eastern Region, on Wednesday appealed to the Minister of the Interior and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to establish a police station at Dome.
(NAMONG) OFFINSO:
Company donates to Namong School
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Approachers Book Series Company, dealers in books, has presented 50 bags of cement worth GH¢ 500 to Nomong Senior High School (S.H.S.)
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Christians’ duties intensified
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The General Overseer of the Evangelical Living Christ Ministry, Reverend Herbert Mensah, on Wednesday urged 350 members from three congregations of the ministry, to inculcate discipline and the fear of God in the youth.
(KENYASE) ASUTIFI:
Students advised against social vices
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asutifi i, Mr. Opoku Peprah, has advised students to desist from social vices to enable them to realise their dreams.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Development agenda still on - MCE
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Birim Central Municipal Chief Executive,  Mr Frank Marcellus Kwame Busumtwi, has said the assembly would remain focused and ensure that its policies and programmes for the socio-economic development of the municipality, especially the smaller communities were achieved.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPEM SOUTH:
MP donates for a just cause
Wednesday, September 10 2008
The Deputy Minister of Transportation, Mr. Magnus Opare Asamoah, has donated GH¢ 10,000 for purchase of equipment and other materials for the Pokrom Health Post.
NATIONAL :
NHIS is financially sound- NHIA
Thursday, September 11 2008
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has said it was surprised at news reports attributed to Mr John Mahama, National Democratic Congress Presidential running mate that about 80 percent of the Mutual Health Insurance Scheme was in financial distress.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Capacity building seminar for informal sector
Thursday, September 11 2008
A two-day seminar aimed at linking businesses in the informal sector to the formal sector has opened in Koforidua.
(ANKAFUL) CAPE COAST :
Trainee nurses urged to protect patients rights
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Mr Richard Ackom Quayson has advised nurses to endeavour to protect the rights of patients to avoid problems and misunderstanding in the health sector.
ACCRA :
NGO calls for ban on tobacco advertisements
Thursday, September 11 2008
Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a Non-Governmental Organization which aims at enhancing education on tobacco control and health issues has called on the Ministry of Health and the Foods and Drugs Board to institute measures to ban tobacco advertisements in the country.
(TEMA) TMA :
Traditional priests pray for peaceful elections
Thursday, September 11 2008
Traditional priests of the Greater Accra Region have prayed for a peaceful general elections  and urged Ghanaians to resist electoral conflicts.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
Government to improve conditions of warders, inmates
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Interior Minister Kwame Addo-Kufuor has reiterated government’s commitment to improve the conditions of the Prisons Service as well as the general welfare of inmates.
ACCRA:
Editors interact with security agencies
Thursday, September 11 2008
Representatives of national security institutions, have appealed to the local media to be circumspect in their reportage on issues that borders on national security.
(APREMDO) STMA:
Apremdo has no chief yet-Regent
Thursday, September 11 2008
Nana Nware Ezia, the second, Gyaasehene and regent of Apremdo near Takoradi said the purported installation of a new chief at Apremdo was fraudulent and unacceptable and also not in line with Ahanta customs and traditions.
(TARKWA) NPP:
Don’t be deceived, register for health insurance-Horner-Sam
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Deputy Minister for Railways Ports and Harbours, Madam Sophia Horner- Sam, has advised Ghanaians not to be deceived by the opposition parties, who complaint about the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and the free maternal health care for pregnant women.
WA:
NCCE blames political leaders
Thursday, September 11 2008
Upper West Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr Kofi Adomah, has blamed leaders of political parties for the recent disturbances in some parts of the country.
ACCRA:
Rawlings’ critics are wrong - Dan Lartey
Thursday, September 11 2008
Flag bearer for the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), Mr Dan Lartey, has expressed disappointment at the criticism of Former President Jerry Rawlings for meeting with ex-security chiefs.
(KUMASI) NPP :
NPP is safest bet for progress - Kufuor
Thursday, September 11 2008
The ruling New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) presidential ticket for the 2008 poll is the nation’s safest bet for continued progress and prosperity, President John Agyekum Kufuor said in Kumasi.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Poor, vulnerable to benefit from PNC government
Thursday, September 11 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC) will allocate majority of resources to the deprived and vulnerable in society.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Prisons Service calls for speedy trial
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Ghana Prisons Service has called for the speedy determination of cases involving remand prisoners at Nsawam Prisons to ease the congestion there.
(ACCRA) PNC:
Poor, vulnerable to benefit from PNC government
Thursday, September 11 2008
The People’s National Convention (PNC) will allocate majority of resources to the deprived and vulnerable in society.
BAWKU :
Five Bawku suspects granted bail
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Accra Fast Track High Court has granted bail to the tune of GH¢25,OOO to five persons who have been charged with possessing firearms and ammunition without authority and dishonestly receiving.
(KALEO) NADOWLI:
Kaleo community gets street lights
Thursday, September 11 2008
Minority Leader in Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin, has inaugurated a 20,000-Ghana Cedi street lighting project which he financed with his share of HIPC funds for Kaleo community in the Nadowli District of the Upper West Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
JSK ready for Kotoko showdown
Thursday, September 11 2008
Algerian side JS Kabylie are optimistic they can pull a surprise in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup Group B match against Kotoko at the Baba Yara Stadium.
GUSHIEGU :
Victims of violence supported
Thursday, September 11 2008
Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party (CCP), for Election 2008, has donated food items to victims of the recent clash between National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters at Gushiegu in the Northern Region.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Caf clears Kotoko duo for JSK
Thursday, September 11 2008
Caf has officially written to Asante Kotoko over the eligility of Emmanuel Osei Kuffour and Eric Bekoe for Saturday’s Confederation Cup match against JS Kabylie.
GOMOA WEST :
Task force for our good -DCE
Thursday, September 11 2008
The District Chief Executive for Gomoa West, Joyce Aidoo, says the formation of the District Electoral Security Task force forms part of measures by the government to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections in December. 
KETA:
Tidal wave victims receive support
Thursday, September 11 2008
The National Secretariat of National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) on Wednesday presented relief items worth GH¢ 16,000 to inhabitants of five coastal communities displaced by tidal waves in Keta District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions rout Arsenal
Thursday, September 11 2008
Kpando Heart of Lions earned their first win of the Glo Top Four Tournament courtesy a 4-0 drubbing of Berekum Arsenal on Wednesday at the Ohene Djan Sports Stadium in Accra.
(BOGOSO) NPP :
Elections should be incident free- Mrs. Akufo-Addo
Thursday, September 11 2008
Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of Nana Akufo-Addo, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential aspirant on Wednesday said the December general elections should not lead to violence, deaths and destruction of property.
AMA :
Woman arrested for carrying coke.
Thursday, September 11 2008
A woman suspected to have gone on a cocaine distribution business in Accra has been arrested.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffuor denies retirement plans
Thursday, September 11 2008
Ghanaian defender Sammy Kuffuor has broken ranks with his agent by denying that he has retired contrary to what Guiseppe Dello Russo said.
(KENYASE) ASUTIFI :
DCE advises students
Thursday, September 11 2008
Mr Opoku Peprah, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asutifi in the Brong Ahafo Region has urged students to desist from the practice of occultism, alcohol intake and all forms of drugs to enable them realize their dreams in life.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libya relax after Ghana win
Thursday, September 11 2008
Libya coach Fawzi Benzarti has decided to rest his players until 15 September before they resume training for their final World Cup qualifier next month.
CAPE COAST :
Nurses trained on human rights
Thursday, September 11 2008
Mr Richard Ackom Quayson, Deputy Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advised nurses to endeavour to protect the rights of patients to avoid problems and misunderstanding in the health sector.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Farmers to get pension scheme
Thursday, September 11 2008
Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has stated that he would institute pension scheme for farmers should he be elected president in the forthcoming general elections.
ACCRA :
Seek people’s permission
Thursday, September 11 2008
Supporters of political parties have been urged to seek for permission from individual house owners before posting party posters on their walls.
ASANTE AKIM SOUTH :
Chief appeals for political peace
Thursday, September 11 2008
Torgbuiga Mawufeame Fugah, President of the Voltarians Co-ordinating Council (VCC), in Kumasi, has called on Ghanaians to be law abiding to ensure peaceful elections in December.
(MANTSE AGBONAA) AMA :
Ga Mashie wins contest
Thursday, September 11 2008
The annual Kpokpoi Manye contest came off at Mantse Agbonaa in Accra with Ga Mashie winning both the first and second positions in a keenly contested Maggie Homowo cooking competition last Saturday.
ACCRA :
Zain goes Kenya
Thursday, September 11 2008
Zain Telecommunication Limited, a mobile telecommunication giant in partnership with Ericsson and the Earth Institute, has extended its operations to the Millennium Village of Dertu in Kenya.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN
Water level for today
Thursday, September 11 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Thursday, September 11, 2008.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL:
Timbers firms charged in court
Thursday, September 11 2008
Two timber firms and a school at Akim Oda have appeared before the Oda Magistrate Court in the Eastern Region for failing to adhere to fire precautionary regulations.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
34 suspected robbers nabbed
Thursday, September 11 2008
Personnel of Eastern Regional Police Command on Thursday, arrested 34 suspected armed robbers including four women at various suburbs in the Koforidua Municipality.
(SAVELUGU) SAVELUGU/NANTON:
World Vision supports flood victims
Thursday, September 11 2008
Management of World Vision-Ghana, an NGO has presented relief items worth about GH¢12,000 to communities in seven districts in Northern Region whose inhabitants were displaced by the recent floods that hit Northern Ghana.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Land owners schooled
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris, has advised land owners to acquaint themselves with the new land policy to avoid unnecessary land litigations in the country.
ACCRA:
Increase traditional agricultural export - Minister
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr Ernest Debrah, has said in order for Ghana to achieve a middle income status by 2015, the country should not only increase its traditional agricultural export, but also diversify and modernize the agricultural sector.
NATIONAL:
Northern Development Fund drive continues
Thursday, September 11 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has directed the Justice Ministry to speed up action on a draft bill to give legislative backing to the Northern Development Fund.
ACCRA:
Media role phenomenal ahead of elections
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Ghana Section of Amnesty International, an impartial and non political human rights organisation on Thursday, advised the Ghanaian media to play an effective role in promoting peaceful elections in December.
(LA) AMA:
Stinky, dirty water flows from La taps
Thursday, September 11 2008
For the past week, taps in the Abentia Block community at La in Accra, have been delivering unwholesome water that stinks
and has colour, residents and utility officials have said.
SUNYANI:
Way forward for teachers discussed
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Director of Basic Education Division of Ghana Education Service, Mr Stephen Adu, has urged heads of basic schools to resolve to change attitudes and practices among teachers to help improve performance of pupils.
(BUI) TAIN:
Chinese Ambassador tours Bui dam site
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Yu Wenzhe, has paid a familiarisation tour of Bui Hydro Electric Project, a joint venture between the Governments of Ghana and China at Bui.
KUMASI:
Involve blind teachers reforms
Thursday, September 11 2008
The Ashanti Regional President of the Ghana Blind Teachers Association (BTA) has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to include the group in the educational reforms, especially the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Training.
ACCRA:
President Kufuor leaves for US
Friday, September 12 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor left Accra on Thursday evening for a three-day visit to the United States at the invitation of President George Bush.
(ENYAN APAA) AJUMAKO-ENYAN-ESSIAM:
Keep violence out of campaign activities
Friday, September 12 2008
The leadership of the various political parties have been advised to demonstrate their commitment to peace by ensuring that their supporters keep violence out of their campaign activities.
(APAM) GOMOA:
Women urged to defuse political tension
Friday, September 12 2008
Ghanaian women have been urged to rise up and defuse the political tension which is mounting in the run up to elections in December, a Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged.
TEMA:
NIB poised to meet competition in banking industry
Friday, September 12 2008
The National Investment Bank (NIB) said, it was poised to increase its operational performance to meet the competition posed by the new banks in the industry.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Call politicians to order- Minister
Friday, September 12 2008
Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr. Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has urged traditional and religious leaders to call to order politicians whose activities and utterances pose threats to peace, stability and national unity.
ACCRA:
Voters register hits 12.8 million
Friday, September 12 2008
The voters’ register has hit a record of 12,822,474, an increase of 16.7 per cent over the 2006 electoral list of 10, 987,057, a provisional electoral statistics made available to the Ghana News Agency on Wednesday revealed.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN:
Political parties resolve to ensure peace
Friday, September 12 2008
Representatives of three political parties in Mfantsiman East Constituency have resolved to refrain from any acts that would result in conflict before, during and after Election 2008.
GOMOA EAST:
Electoral taskforce inaugurated
Friday, September 12 2008
An electoral security taskforce has been inaugurated in the Gomoa East District to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections in the upcoming December elections.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC :
Mahama launches NDC campaign
Friday, September 12 2008
The running mate of the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has called on Ghanaians to vote for a change of government in December so that the socio-economic development of the country could be transformed.
(KOFORIDUA) NDC :
Mahama launches NDC campaign
Friday, September 12 2008
The running mate of the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has called on Ghanaians to vote for a change of government in December so that the socio-economic development of the country could be transformed.
NATIONAL :
Finance Minister damns critics with comparative analysis
Friday, September 12 2008
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, has again defended the state of the Ghanaian economy, saying it is expanding tremendously.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Appiah’s return excites Rajevac
Friday, September 12 2008
Ghana’s trainer, Milovan Rajevac is excited with the prospect of having captain Stephen Appiah back to his peak.
(SPORTS- GOLF) LOCAL:
Achimota Golf introduces Pin Competition
Friday, September 12 2008
The Management of Achimota Golf Club is to introduce ’Closest to the Pin Competition’ on every Saturday at its Golf course on Hole 18.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Senior players" must live up
Friday, September 12 2008
Ghana Black Stars head coach, Milovan Rajevac says he expects his senior players to be the defining factor when Ghana hosts Lesotho in the ultimate Group Five clash of the 2010 World Cup/Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers next month.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Wee peddlers, thieves invade school lands
Friday, September 12 2008
Checks by the Daily Graphic at the Accra Metropolitan Directorate of Education have revealed widespread encroachment on school lands and invasion of school buildings by drug peddlers and thieves in the Accra metropolis.
ACCRA:
Trade in second-hand underwears increases
Friday, September 12 2008
The trade in second-hand clothing (Oburoni waawu), including underwear, has recorded a massive boost, one month after the Ministry of Trade had warned against it and threatened stiffer restrictions.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
"It’s recuitment time" - Hearts boss
Friday, September 12 2008
Vincent Sowah Odotei, Acting Chief Executive of Accra Hearts of Oak says the club is following a well laid out recruitment strategy that will ensure that only the best of materials are recruited into the current playing body.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets sure of victory
Friday, September 12 2008
Ghana’s Under-17 side would be seeking to erase the events of last week after the senior team, the Black Stars lost to Libya in Tripoli.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
’Aspire’ seeks Ghanaians
Friday, September 12 2008
The final selection process of players for this year’s ’Aspire Africa Football Dreams Project’ will begin on Monday, September 11 at the El-Wak Stadium, Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Libya relax after Ghana win
Friday, September 12 2008
In the midst of the poor performance exhibited by Berekum Arsenals in the ongoing Glo Top Four Tournament, some stakeholders in soccer have described the Berekum Golden City Park as unsuitable for the premiership as it affords them undue advantage in the national league.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Jibril excels in Portsmouth trials
Friday, September 12 2008
Ghana teenage prodigy Tawrik Jibril has overly impressed Portsmouth in his first week on trials with English side Portsmouth that his stay has been extended for another week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko coach predicts JSK fall
Friday, September 12 2008
Asante Kotoko coach Bashiru Hayford has predicted victory for his side in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup match against JS Kabylie at the Baba Yara Stadium.
(OBLOGO) GA SOUTH :
Danger looming
Friday, September 12 2008
An expert in waste management, Captain Frederick Amoo-Twum (retd), has raised the alarm bells that residents of Oblogo in the Ga South District are sitting on a time bomb that is ready to explode at the old refuse site yet to be degassed by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA).
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Car snatcher arrested
Friday, September 12 2008
A driver who allegedly shot a fellow driver with a pistol and snatched his vehicle has been arraigned before the Asamankese Circuit Court.
   
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Farmer looses GHC 1000 of food stuff
Friday, September 12 2008
Issa Dawuda, a 34-year-old farmer, who stole 134 mini bags of cassava costing 1,000 Ghana cedis was on Friday remanded in police custody by the Asamankese Circuit Court.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
City Park not suitable for premiership
Friday, September 12 2008
In the midst of the poor performance exhibited by Berekum Arsenals in the ongoing Glo Top Four Tournament, some stakeholders in soccer have described the Berekum Golden City Park as unsuitable for the premiership as it affords them undue advantage in the national league.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Fowl in exchange for freedom
Friday, September 12 2008
A 56-year-old farmer, who stole a fowl costing five Ghana cedis, was on Friday sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in hard labour by the Asamankese Circuit Court, presided over by Mr Kofi Akrowiah.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
National Volunteerism goes for retirees
Friday, September 12 2008
The National Volunteer Service (NVS), has planned to recruit experienced retired public and civil servants for national volunteerism.
    
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Water level at high
Friday, September 12 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority on Friday, September 12, 2008.
ACCRA :
Inflation drops
Friday, September 12 2008
The annual rate of inflation for August dropped by 0.21 percentage point to 18.10 per cent, the second consecutive fall since the beginning of the year.
TEMA :
New bank established
Friday, September 12 2008
Prudential Bank says it is set to introduce more electronic-based banking products to ensure smooth and convenient banking transactions for customers.
KWAEBIBIREM :
NCCE does more on civic education
Friday, September 12 2008
The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Kwaebibirem District, has begun a public education on political tolerance in the two constituencies of the district, Kade and Akwatia.
AMA :
MPs beware.
Friday, September 12 2008
Nii Amasah Namoale, Member of Parliament for Dadekopon has expressed dismay at how Internet fraudsters managed to hack his personal email password and are using his address to malign his image in Europe and America.
KMA :
Otumfuo advises financial institutions
Friday, September 12 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu, has urged financial institutions to put in place measures to attract more people to save part of their earnings.  According to him, the situation where about 70% of money in circulation is still kept in homes is not the best hence the need for financial institutions to improve their deposit mobilization efforts.
(ADAKLU WAYA) ADAKLU ANYIGBE:
Redeem sanctity of Presidency – Rawlings
Friday, September 12 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings, on Thursday urged Ghanaians to redeem the sanctity of the nation’s presidency and prevent it from becoming an instrument for suppression and intimidation.
(NKAWKAW) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Chainsaw operators kidnap police informant
Friday, September 12 2008
A gang of chainsaw operators in Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region, have kidnapped a man believed to be a police informant while armed police officers looked on.
(BUI) TAIN:
Bui Dam to boost northern energy supply
Friday, September 12 2008
The Bui Hydro Electric Project is expected to boost tremendously electricity supply in the northern sectors of the country upon completion, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has observed.
BEREKUM:
Assembly makes strides
Friday, September 12 2008
The Berekum Municipal Assembly, generated Gh¢ 151,244.23 at the end of the third quarter this year, representing 62.11 per cent of its projected revenue of GH¢ 234,495.82.
SUNYANI:
Taskforce ahead of December Elections
Friday, September 12 2008
A ten-member security taskforce, formed to ensure peace and order in the Sunyani Municipality before, during and after the 2008 Election, was inaugurated on Friday in Sunyani.
ACCRA:
ICT phenomenal in shipping industry
Friday, September 12 2008
Minister for Harbours and Railways, Ameyaw-Akumfi, has stressed the importance of Information and Communication Technology for the shipping industry.
NATIONAL:
New body to regulate transport fares
Friday, September 12 2008
Government has began implementing a  new transport and enforcement regulations designed to work out modes of charging fares for both public and private transport.
ACCRA:
BECE — No candidate will miss chosen school
Friday, September 12 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured Ghanaians that no qualified Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidate will be placed in a second-cycle school he/she did not choose under the Computerised Schools Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Health Ministry hires new hands soon
Friday, September 12 2008
The Ministry of Health is to employ 5,400 health workers this year, despite the constraints facing the Ministry.
(AKYAKROM) EJISU JUABEN:
Land acquisition setback to ease
Friday, September 12 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Asante Mampong Traditional area, Daasebre Osei-Bonsu II, has called for the institution of an effective regulatory body to look at the activities of land planners.
(WASSA AKROPONG) WASSA AMENFI-EAST :
DCE warns contrators
Saturday, September 13 2008
The District Chief Executive for Wassa-Amenfi East, Ms Doris G. Oduro has issued an ultimatum to 18 contractors executing projects for the District Assembly.
ACCRA :
Be fair and kind to your political opponents
Saturday, September 13 2008
The Director of Public Affairs of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Paapa Nketia has outlined that Ghanaian politicians must be fair and kind to their opponents to ensure peaceful elections in December.
 
(TEMA) TMA :
Smooth take off of photo exercise in Tema.
Saturday, September 13 2008
Hundreds of eligible voters in the Tema Metropolis yesterday turned up at the various registration centres to complete the voters’ registration process
(MADINA) GA EAST :
Parents must help fight occultism – Lecturer
Saturday, September 13 2008
Parents of Senior High and Tertiary School students have been urged to collaborate with school authorities to formulate measures aimed at curbing the practice of occultism in the country’s schools.
NATIONAL :
GES releases 2008 computer placements
Saturday, September 13 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the 2008 placement of candidates under the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).
ACCRA :
IT Company collates Ghana’s court judgements
Saturday, September 13 2008
An information technology company, DataCenta, has facilitated research on Ghana’s laws by putting the full text of all reported judgements published in the Ghana Law Reports from 1959 and All England Law Reports from 1936 on fully searchable CD-ROM of online format.
TAMALE :
Tamale Air Force Station commended
Saturday, September 13 2008
Air-Vice Marshall Julius Otchere Boateng, Chief of Air Staff, has commended the Tamale Air Force Station for its self-help spirit and the cordial civil-military relationship it had fostered.
(ACCRA) AMA :
Wee peddlers, thieves invade school lands
Saturday, September 13 2008
Checks by the Daily Graphic at the Accra Metropolitan Directorate of Education have revealed widespread encroachment on school lands and invasion of school buildings by drug peddlers and thieves in the Accra metropolis.
(TEMA MANHEAN) TMA :
NGO lauds Govt’s intention to re-stock ocean
Saturday, September 13 2008
The Corporate Social Responsibility Movement (CSRM), a fisheries advocacy group has lauded the efforts of the Fisheries Ministry to spawn Ghana’s sea waters with fingerlings for increased fish production.
KWAHU WEST :
MMT reaches Nkawkaw.
Sunday, September 14 2008

The Metro Mass Transit Limited, MT, is poised to provide a sustained and efficient mass transport system throughout the country.  According to its Managing Director, Henk Visschers, it has been the objective of MT to provide reliable, safe, affordable yet economically sustained transport service. 

ACCRA :
EC to recruit 30,110 temporary electoral officers
Saturday, September 13 2008
The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced the recruitment of 30,110 temporary staffs to supplement its permanent staff strength of 1,500 for Election 2008 operations.
   
(ACCRA CENTRAL) AMA :
Trade in second-hand underwears increases
Saturday, September 13 2008
The trade in second-hand clothing (Oburoni waawu), including underwear, has recorded a massive boost, one month after the Ministry of Trade had warned against it and threatened stiffer restrictions.
ACCRA :
5400 to be employed by government
Sunday, September 14 2008

The Ministry of Health is to employ 5,400 health workers this year, despite the constraints facing the Ministry.

AMA :
Psychiatric hospital to decongest
Sunday, September 14 2008

The Accra Psychiatric Hospital will embark on a mass repatriation exercise on Monday, September 15, to decongest the hospital of patients who have been treated and discharged.

ACCRA :
Beware of the water you drink
Sunday, September 14 2008

Officials of the Ghana Water Company say more dirty water has been discovered running through the taps of unsuspecting consumers.

ACCRA :
Ghana to benefit from 103 million dollar credit
Sunday, September 14 2008

Ghana is to benefit from a US103.5m credit facility to implement the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s Programme. The amount is the biggest of IFAD’s credit facility to Ghana in nearly three decades of collaboration. 

AMA :
Repair work started.
Sunday, September 14 2008

Expansion work on the Accra Terminal Reservoir of the Ghana Water Company Limited which supplies water to the Accra East Region is expected to be completed in November, this year.

BOLGATANGA :
More health workers needed.
Sunday, September 14 2008

The inadequacy of health personnel in the Upper East Region is becoming increasingly alarming, the Regional Director of Health Services, Dr John K. Awoonor-Williams, has observed.

ACCRA :
Police warns the public
Sunday, September 14 2008

The administration of the Ghana Police Service has appealed to the public to refrain from acts of violence and trading of insults during the December general elections.

(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Divisional chiefs enthroned in Apam
Monday, September 15 2008
The chief and people of Apam has conferred ceremonial chieftaincy titles on two American citizens for their outstanding efforts in providing health and development needs of the communities.
(BUSUA) AHANTA WEST :
Minister installed “Nkosuohene” of Ahantaman
Monday, September 15 2008
The Minister of Aviation,  Mr Joe Baidoo-Ansah, has been installed Nkosuohene (development chief) of Ahanta under the stool name Nana Kojo Dade I.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Apam citizens in Italy donate to hospital
Monday, September 15 2008
Apam citizens resident in Italy have donated an ambulance, drugs and detergents, all valued at Euro 20,000 to the Catholic hospital in the town.
(FAFRAHA) DANGME WEST :
Fafraha Chief calls for peaceful election
Monday, September 15 2008
Nii Kommey Mensah Larsey, the Second, Chief of Fafraha, has called on politicians to ensure that their utterances promote peace and national unity as the campaign for the December 2008 general elections heats up.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Moslems asked to pray for peaceful elections
Monday, September 15 2008
Moslems have been urged to use the Ramadan prayer and fasting period to ask for God’s wisdom and blessings to enable the people to choose a deserving leader for the country in the upcoming elections
HOHOE :
Father remanded over attempted sale of daughter
Monday, September 15 2008
Blesa Kegbameni, 28, a Bassare from the Republic of Togo has been remanded into prison custody by an Nkwanta Magistrates’ court for attempting to sell his eight-year old daughter for GH¢ 50,000.
(OBOADAKA) SUHUM-KRABOA-COALTAR :
Oboadaka cleans environment
Monday, September 15 2008
The people of Oboadaka near Suhum in the Eastern Region at the weekend spent several hours in a clean-up exercise in the town.
(BEGOSO) CPP:
“Don’t preach politics of ethnicity” - Nduom
Monday, September 15 2008
The presidential aspirant of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, has urged his fellow flagbearers, to avoid the “politics of ethnicity” during their campaigns.
(TEMA) TMA:
Police service advise civilians
Monday, September 15 2008
The administration of the Ghana Police Service has appealed to the public to refrain from acts of violence and trading of insults during the December general elections.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor begins White House visit
Monday, September 15 2008
U.S President George W Bush will on Monday receive President John Agyekum Kufuor to the White House for a three-day state visit during which they would discuss issues relating to democracy, economic development and security in the West African sub-region.
HO:
Photo taking in municipality is smooth
Monday, September 15 2008
The photo taking exercise of prospective voters who could not get their pictures for their Voter Identity Cards, due to material shortages during the last limited registration exercise, is going on smoothly in the Ho Municipality.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Unavailability of land delays project – MP
Monday, September 15 2008
The unavailability of communal land has delayed the building of a multi-purpose community centre for the people at Apam, the initiator of the project has said.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
CPP elect candidate for Gomoa West
Monday, September 15 2008
Mr. Augustus Paa Kwesi Essiam, a 54 year-old businessman has been elected as the Convention People’s Party (CPP) parliamentary candidate for Gomoa West.
(NEW NINGO) DANGME WEST:
DCE calls for peaceful elections
Monday, September 15 2008
Dangme West District Chief Executive (DCE), Hon. Adjowerh-Nortey has called on Ghanaians to avoid unguarded utterances to reduce political tension and promote peace as the country prepared for Election 2008.
OFFINSO:
NCCE holds education forum on elections
Monday, September 15 2008
The Offinso Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has held a forum on effective participation and non-violent elections at Offinso.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA ODOBEN BRAKWA:
Graduands get sewing machines
Monday, September 15 2008
Aidnaction International, a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in United States has presented Butterfly Sewing Machine  graduands of Christian Vocational Centre at a ceremony at Breman Asikuma.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Esipong to host W/C qualifier
Monday, September 15 2008
The Sekondi Sports Stadium in Sekondi will host Ghana’s final 2010 World Cup qualifying game against Lesotho on October 12.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Kingson moves to Wigan
Monday, September 15 2008
English side Wigan have moved to bolster their squad this week with the Latics set to seal the signing of Ghana goalkeeper Richard Kingson after having a medical at the club last night.
NATIONAL :
GH¢7m for flood victims
Monday, September 15 2008
President J. A. Kufuor has directed the Ministry of Finance to release GH¢7m towards the mitigation of the impact of the floods on the people of the three northern regions and Keta in the Volta Region.
NATIONAL :
EC wants electoral register cleaned
Monday, September 15 2008
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has described the figures on the current voters register as “statistically incorrect” and made a passionate appeal to Ghanaians to help him and the EC to clean it up.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko beat JSK
Monday, September 15 2008
Asante Kotoko lubricated their Confederation Cup wheels after a 3-1 win over JS Kabylie at the Baba Yara Stadium on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah debuts for Lyon
Monday, September 15 2008
Black Stars defender,John Mensah,made his long-waited Lyon debut in a come-from-behind 3-2 home win over Nice on Saturday.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Week 18 Boxing fixtures
Monday, September 15 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association has rescheduled the Week 18 fixtures of the Regional Amateur Boxing League to Friday, September 19.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
CAF clears Kotoko’s Yeboah
Monday, September 15 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has given Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s central defender Godfred Yeboah the green light to participate in the Group phase of their matches.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Agogo scores for Zamalek
Monday, September 15 2008
Junior Agogo’s scored his first goal in the African Champions League after Al-Ahly managed to hold arch rivals Zamalek to a 2-2 draw in the Cairo derby on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Muntari sees red in Inter win
Monday, September 15 2008
Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari’s disciplinary record was highlighted again when he got sent off in Inter’s 2-1 home win over Catania.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Motor rider in fatal accident
Monday, September 15 2008
Felix Seshie, 42, a resident of Aflao, died instantly last Wednesday when he crashed his motorbike against the rear tyres of an articulated truck near the District Police Headquarters at Aflao.
(APAGYA) ADANSI SOUTH:
’Team up to revive communal spirit’
Monday, September 15 2008
Residents of various communities have been called upon to team up with chiefs, assembly and unit committee members to revive the communal spirit in their respective communities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana versus South Africa again
Monday, September 15 2008
Ghana will play South Africa on October 15 in an international friendly most likely at the Ohene Djan Stadium in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Al-Ahly still top group A
Monday, September 15 2008
Egypt’s Al Ahly sealed top place in Group A of the African Champions League, after coming from behind to draw 2-2 with bitter rivals Zamalek in an eventful Cairo derby.
GUSHIEGU:
Bishop condemns political violence
Monday, September 15 2008
The Catholic Bishop of Yendi, Bishop Vincent Sowah Boi-Nai has added his voice to the condemnation of the recent violence that erupted at Tamale and Gushiegu in the Northern Region.
BAWKU:
Bawku, Gushiegu curfew renewed
Monday, September 15 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfews imposed on the Bawku Municipality and Gushiegu township and their immediate environs for another week with effect from Monday, September 15.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Adebayor hat-trick downs Rovers
Monday, September 15 2008
Emmanuel Adebayor scored a hat-trick as Arsenal strolled to a comfortable victory over Blackburn at Ewood Park.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
NUGS role essential in December Eletions
Monday, September 15 2008
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), has pledged to join the crusade in educating Ghanaians on the need to ensure violence-free elections in December this year.
BOLGATANGA:
Minister pushes for Northern Fund sustenance
Monday, September 15 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Alhassan Samari, appealed to donor partners to contribute to the Northern Development Fund, established by the government to enable the three northern regions to gain some level of development.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST:
Apam honours two Americans
Monday, September 15 2008
Two visitors from the United States of America were at the weekend enthroned sub-chiefs at Apam.
WA:
Security taskforce want minors out!
Monday, September 15 2008
The Wa Municipal Electoral Security Taskforce has appealed to political parties in the area to assist the Electoral Commission to remove all minors who registered when the voters’ register was opened for first time voters.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Two held over cable theft
Monday, September 15 2008
Two persons who stole quantities of electrical cables belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have been arrested by the Axim Police.
HO:
Reduce examinable subjects - Retired educationist
Monday, September 15 2008
The Paramount Chief of the Ziavi Traditional Area, Togbe Kwaku Ayim IV, has suggested that, examinable subjects at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) be limited to some core subjects to stem the high failure rates.
(KENYASI) ASUTIFI:
Hope for ’galamsey’ operators
Monday, September 15 2008
The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Mines, Ms. Joyce R. Aryee, has implored government to use part of the mineral development fund to explore concessions for small-scale miners in support of the progress and endorsement  of artisan and small-scale mining.
CAPE COAST:
Fishermen want activities regulated
Monday, September 15 2008
Chief fishermen from the Western and Central regions attending a workshop on “interventions in the marine fisheries sector”, have appealed to the Fisheries Ministry to consider adopting “regulated fishing” under which there will be official “close seasons” to help save the fishing industry.
NATIONAL:
Splendor and pageantry greet President Kufuor
Monday, September 15 2008
President George Bush on Monday honoured President John Agyekum Kufuor with a grand and picture-perfect ceremony at the South Lawn of the White House to welcome him for a four-day State Visit to the country.
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Government urged to revamp Ghana Railways Company
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The former New Patriotic Party (NPP) Western Regional chairman, Mr. Francis Eghan has appealed to government to revamp the Ghana Railways Company (GRC), to enable it to contribute effectively to national development.
WA :
Ghanaians called upon to uphold peaceful election
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Tiereber Association of Wa Catholic Diocese on Saturday celebrated its 10th mass anniversary with a called on Ghanaians for peace, before, during and after December 7 elections.
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Over 76,000 Kwahu West residents register with NHIS
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Okwawuman West Municipal Health Insurance Scheme registered 76,802 people representing 76 per cent of the population of the municipality.
 
(LA) AMA :
Stinky tap water problem resolved
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Aqua Vitens Rand Limited (AVRL) on Monday said the source of the stinky dirty tap water problem that faced residents of parts of La and Osu in Accra had been discovered and resolved.
(KWAMEKROM) JASIKAN :
Fetish priest and wife allegedly murder son
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Francis Afetorgbor, a fetish priest and his wife Esi Nyame of Kwamekrom in the Volta Region have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly murdering their four-year-old son Lumor Korsina for ritual purposes.
ACCRA :
NGO calls for immediate ban on pair-trawling
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Friends of the Nation (FoN), a non governmental organisation concerned with natural resources management has called for the immediate ban of the practice of pair-trawling in Ghanaian waters, which was promoting illegal trans-shipment of fish and depleting fisheries resources.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NPP are not liberal democrats-Kwetey
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Propaganda Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. Fiifi Kwetey, has accused the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) of peddling false claims that it stood for liberal democratic values and principles.
NATIONAL:
Bush pledges support for neglected diseases
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Ghana and the United States (US), starting this September, would begin distributing medicines to about eight million people as part of a new initiative to fight neglected tropical diseases, President George Bush, has announced.
BOLGATANGA :
Bolgatanga Health Insurance makes strides
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Bolgatanga Municipal Health Insurance Scheme (BMHIS) has registered 116,762 subscribers since it started operations in November 2005.
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP selects candidate for Dome/Kwabenya
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) Dome/kwabenya constituency, unanimously acclaimed Mrs. Emelia Osei as the party’s parliamentary candidate for the constituency for the parliamentary elections in December, at Kwabenya.
(KUMASI) KMA:
Physically challenged appeal to politicians
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The physically challenged have urged politicians to avoid utterances and actions that could plunge Ghana into chaos and political violence.
NATIONAL:
U.S is proud to partner and stand by Ghana-Rice
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The U.S Secretary of State, Dr Condolezza Rice, said that her country was proud to be a close partner of Ghana and to stand by its side.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Mrs Mills hits the road
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Wife of Professor John Evans Atta Mills, NDC Leader and Presidential Candidate, Mrs. Naadu Mills, will from Tuesday be actively supporting the campaign of her husband to reach out to Ghanaians with the NDC’s message of building a better Ghana.
(SALTPOND) MFANTSEMAN :
Asamoah-Boateng calls on leaders
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mr Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, has urged traditional and religious leaders to call to order, politicians whose activities and utterances pose a threat to peace, stability and national unity.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Avenor-Ave NDC executive refute allegations
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Avenor-Ave Constituency Executives of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have refuted allegations that it was attempting to impose Mr Edward Doe-Adjaho, the incumbent MP on the constituency as its parliamentary  candidate.
WA :
Stigma posing challenge to TB control
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Upper West Regional Directorate of Health Services, has identified the lack of diagnostic centres and stigmatization, as the major causes of the low Tuberculosis (TB) detection rate in the region.
WA :
100 PLWHAs in Upper West insured
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Rama Foundation, a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has insured 100 persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Upper West Region under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) at a cost of GH¢1,000.
NATIONAL :
Mobility of African commuters must be sustainable- Anane
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Minister for Transportation, Dr. Richard Anane has said the African continent requires reliable and efficient vehicles that would be suitable to its conditions to ensure the mobility of commuters on a sustainable basis.
NATIONAL :
Africans urged to increase spending on health sector
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Vice President Aliu Mahama has urged African governments to increase spending in the health sector, especially in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, to enable the continent to achieve universal access and the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah doubtful for Champs Lge
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Black Stars defender, John Mensah, is a doubt for Olympique Lyon’s Uefa Champions League Group F opener against Fiorentina at home on Wednesday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien in France for surgery
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien,is in France to undergo surgery on his knee after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament  two weeks ago on international duty.
GOMOA WEST :
Be guided by your conscience
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The District Chief Executive for Gomoa West, Madam Joyce Aidoo, has urged Ghanaian electorates to let their conscience guide them in casting their votes come December 7, 2008.
ACCRA :
A Consumer protection authority..
Tuesday, September 16 2008
A Consumer Protection Authority to hear petitions and provide redress for consumer complaints is to be established next year.  A draft policy is ready and will be submitted to cabinet for approval by the end of the year. 
ACCRA :
Christian Council sends message to EC.
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana has called on the Electoral Commission to as a matter of urgency ensure that the voters register is clean before the December elections. 
ACCRA :
A-G battles NMC
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Auditor-General (A-G), Mr. Edward Dua-Agyemang has delivered a scathing verdict on the issue regarding the salary of the General Manager of the Ghana News Agency (GNA).
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Registeration goes high
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Eastern Regional office of the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority, (DVLA) has registered 1,110 vehicles as at 31st July this year as against 926 the same period in 2007.
SABOBA :
Torrential rains in district
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Torrential rains in the Northern Region have rendered Saboba, the capital of the Saboba District, virtually an island. All roads leading to Saboba either from Yendi through Kalba or Wupuli and Chereponi have been flooded.
(SUHUM) SUHUM KRABOA COALTAR :
Chiefs deny media reports
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The chief of Suhum has denied media reports that he his backing National Democratic Congress parliamentary candidate ahead of the December polls.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Quincy the sacrificial lamb
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Quincy Owusu-Abeyie got on the wrong end of his Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish after his bad reaction to his substitution in their win over Doncaster on Saturday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffour’s mum joins Malaria campaign
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The use sports as a tool in the ’Campaign Against Malaria Eradication’ has continued to catch the hearts of mothers of Black Stars players and some veteran sports men with the mother of former Ghanaian Black Stars defender, Samuel Osei Kuffuor, Mrs Gloria Osei Kuffuor being named as Ambassador to join the campaign.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Agogo admits injury problems
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Ghana international Manuel "Junior" Agogo has admitted that he has been struggling with some injury problems.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko fly out to Algeria
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Asante Kotoko will be seeking their first away points in this year’s Caf Confederation Cup when they play JS Kabylie in the return leg this weekend.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Portsmouth still keen on Appiah
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has not yet given up hope of signing Ghanaian midfielder Stephen Appiah despite strong competition from Premiership rivals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Enyimba soar to the top
Tuesday, September 16 2008
Two-times African champions Enyimba claimed a crushing victory over Al Hilal on Monday to go to the top of Group B with just one game to go.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Blatter "disappointed" in Bafana
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The head of football’s world governing body Fifa, Sepp Blatter, says he is disappointed with 2010 World Cup hosts’ South Africa’s recent results.
(TAKORADI) STMA:
Takoradi launches investment fair
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The 2008 Western Regional Trade Fair under the theme ’ Harnessing Resources for Economic Development through Trade and Investment’ has been launched in Takoradi.
(ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA/ODOBEN/BRAKWA:
Asikuma NHIS records success
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has increased its membership from 31, 818 since its inception in 2006 to 51,677 as at the first quarter of this year.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Training for chemical sellers soon
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Malaria Control Programme of the Ministry of Health (MOH) will soon train drug store attendants and other chemists to prescribe malaria drugs in areas without clinics and health centres.
ACCRA:
Hajj Association calls for cooperation
Tuesday, September 16 2008
The Ghana Hajj Agents Association has called on all prospective pilgrims, to cooperate with the Interim Hajj Management Committee (IHMC), and pay their fares to all accredited Hajj Agents throughout the country.
(ABUAKWA) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA :
Ghanaians advised against igniting conflicts
Wednesday, September 17 2008
A member of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr. Opoku Afriyie, has advised Ghanaians to desist from igniting conflicts with the hope of being protected by the police.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST :
GES calls for support to enhance education quality
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr Samuel Bannerman-Mensah has indicated that although access to education had improved, enhancing its quality was now the challenge.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Midwives urged to change attitude towards pregnant women
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Midwives have been urged to change their perceived negative attitude towards pregnant women during antenatal care sessions to make health facilities more receptive to clients.
NKORANZA SOUTH :
Churches in B/A pray for incident-free elections
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Members of the Nkoranza Local Council of Churches in the Brong-Ahafo Region is organizing a special week long prayers for God’s blessings over the nation to ensure an incident free elections.
(DORMAA-AHENKRO) DORMAA :
Peace Council for election 2008 formed
Wednesday, September 17 2008
A 27-Member Peace Council has been formed at Dormaa Ahenkro to ensure peace before, during and after the 2008 elections in the Dormaa-West Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region.
GUSHIEGU:
6 suspects released for lack of evidence
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The six suspects, who were arrested in connection with the recent disturbances at Gushiegu in the Northern Region and flown to Accra for screening and prosecution, have been released.
ACCRA:
Minister calls for comprehensive prescription system
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Deputy Minister of Health, Dr (Mrs) Gladys Norley Ashietey,  has called for development of a comprehensive Standard Treatment Guidelines (STG) that would aim at influencing medicine prescription behaviour for improved health care delivery.
(ATOMIC) GA EAST :
GAEC prepares for nuclear
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) is training 1,000 personnel in the safe handling of nuclear isotopes towards the establishment of a nuclear power plant by the year 2018.
TAMALE :
Northerners initiate road map for peace
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Northern Ecumenical Forum, a peace promotion body, comprising Christians and Muslims in Tamale, has initiated a road map to support individuals and organizations seeking peace and security in the Northern Region.
NATIONAL :
Maintain feeding programme- Pupils
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Children benefiting from the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) have called on the government to maintain and sustain the programme.
KPANDAI:
DCE appeals for staff accommodation
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The District Chief Executive of Kpandai, one of the newly created districts, Mr James Kpajal has appealled to government and NGOs to help put up staff accommodation to provide comfort to the workers of the Assembly for a smooth take off.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
300 have their human rights infringed on
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Three hundred remand prisoners are still being held at the Nsawam Medium Security Prison, even though their warrants have expired, an Executive Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Civil Liberties (CHURCIL), Mr Kojo Graham, has disclosed.
ACCRA :
Removal of subsicides , restricting development
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The absence of direct government intervention in agriculture and the removal of subsidies to farmers have been identified as some of the reasons that account for Ghana’s inability to develop its agricultural sector.
ACCRA :
Parties must go by code
Wednesday, September 17 2008
A Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs , Brigadier-General Francis Agyemfra, has reiterated the need for all political parties to adhere to the provisions in their code of conduct and all the electoral laws to ensure free, fair and credible elections.
TEMA :
Fire service starts a new campaign
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Tema Regional Fire Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, Kwabena Taah-Korang, says the fire service is embarking on a series of proactive programmes geared towards general fire prevention as well as protection of commercial and domestic investments in Tema. 
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
PLB to visit Clubs’
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Professional League Board, (PLB) organizers of the national Premier League will soon embark on a tour of secretariats of participating Clubs to inspect their facilities.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah in Police Cell?
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Ghana defender John Mensah was handcuffed and thrown into French police prison cell overnight this week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Wigan finally signs Kingson
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Wigan have completed the signing of ex-Birmingham keeper Richard Kingson.
(SPORTS- WOMEN SOCCER) LOCAL:
Soccer Intellectuals thrash Supper Blessings
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Winneba Soccer Intellectuals reaped goal harvest when they thrashed Agona Abrem Supper Blessings 6-0 in the Central Region Women’s League match at Agona Abrem at the week-end.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Inter appeal Muntari ban
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Italian giants Inter Milan have lodged an appealed against the three match ban issued against their Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari.
HO :
Stop murmuring
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Reverend Joseph Dzandu, Volta Regional Director of Victory Bible School International, exhorted Christians to stop murmuring about their fears of the December 7, elections and rather seek God’s “cover for the nation” through constant prayers.
OFFINSO :
We believe in peace
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Mr Salathiel Kwaku Takyi, an activist of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Offinso South Constituency has said that “There is peace and harmony among members and supporters of the party in the district.
NZEMA EAST :
Two die in accident
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Nzema East Municipal Police Command is looking for a hit-and-run driver, who knocked down a motor rider and his pillion rider at Bobrama near Kikim, killing one instantly and the other dying later at a hospital.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Blatter’s special gift for Mandela
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Fifa President Sepp Blatter yesterday paid tribute to ‘his friend Madiba’ at a private audience at the Nelson Mandela Foundation with a very special gift.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kessben get new Coach
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Ghanaian Premier League side, Kessben Football Club, have appointed former Asante Kotoko coach Anthony Kojo Edusei as its new head coach for the upcoming season.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts to name squad
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Hearts of Oak boss,Kostadin Papic,says he will list his final squad for the new season by the end of the month after completing his assessment of the current pack.
ACCRA :
Be voice for the voiceless
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Dr Audrey Gadzekpo, Acting Director of the School of Communication Studies (SCS) of the University of Ghana, Legon, has appealed to media practitioners to become voices to the marginalized in society.
WEST AKIM:
New year school begins
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Kwadwo Afram-Asiedu, has joined pupils in the West Akim and Akuapim South Districts to celebrate "my first day at school”.
NATIONAL:
Subsidy removal affects agric growth - UNCTAD
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The absence of direct government intervention in agriculture and the removal of subsidies to farmers have been identified as some of the reasons that account for Ghana’s inability to develop its agricultural sector.
(BECHEM) TANO SOUTH :
Continue learning- prinicipal
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Mr Charles Benjamin Mensah, Principal of St. Joseph’s College of Education at Bechem in the Brong Ahafo Region has advised teachers to constantly upgrade their knowledge and teaching methods to enhance their work.
(BANTAMA) KMA:
Bantamahene calls for peaceful election
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Bantamahene, Nana Baffour Asaare Owusu Amankwatia V, has added his voice to the call on Ghanaians to use this year’s elections as a test case to demonstrate their political maturity for other countries to emulate.
ACCRA:
Manifestoes still inaccessible
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The New Ghanaian Movement (NGM), a political movement, on Wednesday called on political parties to make their manifestoes public and accessible to the electorate.
ACCRA:
Nduom to make weekly radio broadcasts
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, would begin a series of live weekly radio broadcasts on a number of radio stations in the country from Friday, September 19, 2008.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
$1,000 or no Magarito
Wednesday, September 17 2008
IBF Welterweight king, Joshua ‘Hitter’ Clottey has stated emphatically that he will only fight his bitter rival, Antonio Magarito on a condition.
KUMASI:
EC extends photo-taking in Kumasi
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Electoral officials in Kumasi have extended the photo-taking exercise to one more day due to heavy turnouts at most centres on the last day on Tuesday.
(KUMASI) KMA:
KMA boss unhappy about media reportage
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly says its attention has been drawn to a publication in an Accra private daily headlined "KMA Swoops on NPP Billboards". 
(OBUASI) OMA:
Government lauds sister cities relations
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Government spokesperson on Finance and Economic, Kwaku Kwarteng,  says government is comfortable with the sister cities idea being pursued by metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies to open up investments in their areas.
ACCRA:
Adopt healthy lifestyles – Annan
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland has advised Ghanaian professionals, particularly medical practitioners, to make their research findings available to the people to enable them to adopt and focus more on healthier lifestyles and practices.
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Sekondi to become an ICT centre
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Sekondi Constituency Secretariat of New Patriotic Party (NPP) has negotiated with management of Ghana Telecom (GT) to make Sekondi an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) centre within the next four years.
    
TEMA:
AIDS, major killer in Tema
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) continues to be a health threat in the Tema Metropolis and presently the third leading cause of death among ten diseases.
(TANOSO) KMA:
GETfund hands over hall to UEW-K
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETfund) on Wednesday handed over a GH¢ 606,794.33 students accommodation facility to the College of Technology Education, University of Education Winneba, Kumasi campus.
(NTIRIBUOHO) AFIGYA-KWABRE:
Group supports ’first day at school’
Wednesday, September 17 2008
The management of Family Life Improves Programme (FLIP) Information Centre at Ntiribuoho in the Afigya-Kwabre District on Tuesday presented pencils, sweets and erasers to 300 pupils of Ntiribuoho Primary School to mark their first day at school.
NATIONAL:
$ 350 million secured for rural electrification
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Ghana has secured a 350-million dollar credit facility from the United States (US) to fund the implementation of the Phase Four of the Self-Help Rural Electrification Programme (SHEP-4).
(BAMIANKOR) :
Aspiring MP pays NHIS premium for 600
Thursday, September 18 2008
Miss Catherine Abetema Afeku, New Patriotic Party (NPP) parliamentary aspirant for the Evalue Gwira Constituency, has paid National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) premium for 600 needy people in the area.
NATIONAL :
Security Council bans former service commanders
Thursday, September 18 2008
The National Security Council (NSC)  has announced a ban on seven former service commanders from military and police installations and garrisons with immediate effect and until further notice.
(FUMESUA) KMA :
Asantehene praises CSIR
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has commended the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for living up to its mandate of assisting and promoting the development of Ghana’s rich resources through research and science and technology interventions.
WA :
First time pupils feted on day one at school
Thursday, September 18 2008
First time pupils of selected primary schools in the Wa Municipality have tasted their first day in formal education with a snack of biscuits, soft drinks and some candies.
CAPE COAST :
GHS awards drivers
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Central Regional Health Directorate has awarded 39 drivers from 13 districts in the Region for conveying women in labour free-of-charge to hospitals and health centres to facilitate safe delivery of their babies.
TAMALE :
EPA to ensure proper use of pesticides
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken measures to ensure that pesticides do not pose any risk to human life and the environment.
ACCRA:
Movement marks 100 day of Tsatsu’s incarceration
Thursday, September 18 2008
Hundreds of Ghanaians, especially friends and sympathizers of  Tsatsu Tsikata, former Chief Executive of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), have commemorated the 100th day of his incarceration. 
KMA :
KMA donates over 5000 mathematical sets to pupils
Thursday, September 18 2008
Standard competitive promotion examination introduced by Kumasi Metropolitan Education Directorate 10 years ago, for primary six pupils has not only improved academic performance but also adequately prepared them to meet academic challenges in the Junior High Schools (JHS).
    
(ACCRA) CPP:
CPP to launch campaign
Thursday, September 18 2008
An estimated 50,000 card-bearing members and supporters of the Convention People’s Party (CPP) are expected from across the country to attend the launch of the party’s campaign for this year’s elections.
TAMALE :
Northern Region House of Chiefs holds meeting
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mustapha Ali Idris has called on chiefs to be development-oriented and support government’s development efforts to improve the socio-economic well-being of the people.
TECHIMAN :
MTN supports Fofia Yam Festival
Thursday, September 18 2008
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has presented cash and the company’s branded souvenirs worth about GH¢ 10,000 to the chiefs and people of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, as part of its support towards the celebration of this year’s Fofia Yam festival.
(SEKONDI) STM:
Sekondi to become ICT centre
Thursday, September 18 2008
Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has announced that the constituency secretariat of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has negotiated with management of Ghana Telecom (GT) to make Sekondi an Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) centre within the next four years.
(CHIRAA) SUNYANI :
About 535 pupils enrol in five schools at Chiraa
Thursday, September 18 2008
A total of 535 new pupils enrolled on ‘My First Day at School’ in five schools at Chiraa in Sunyani Municipality.
(AKOSOMBO) ASUOGYAMAN :
Slight upsurge in water level
Thursday, September 18 2008
The following is the level of water in the Akosombo Dam on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 as issued by the Management of Volta River Authority.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
MCE not happy with MP’s remarks
Thursday, September 18 2008
The West-Akyem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Sintim Aboagye, has described as unfortunate remarks allegedly made by a Member of Parliament that people should not pay community levy for a water project.
KPANDAI:
Classroom blocks for schools
Thursday, September 18 2008
A 3-classroom block each is under construction for two communities in the Kpandai District in the Northern Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
GHALCA reschedules Lions-Kotoko game
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Ghana League Clubs Association (GHALCA) has rescheduled the ultimate group phase tie of the Top Four tournament between Kpando Heart of Lions and Kumasi Asante Kotoko for Saturday, September 27 at the El-Wak Sports Stadium in Accra.
NATIONAL :
Guinea invites President Kufour
Thursday, September 18 2008
A Guinean delegation, led by Mr. Youssif Sylla, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture on Tuesday sent a letter of invitation to President John Agyekum Kufuor, to attend the country’s 50th independence anniversary, which falls on October 2, this year.
NATIONAL :
Government to ensure higher education for more females
Thursday, September 18 2008
The Deputy Minister of Manpower Development, Youth and Employment, Mrs Frema Osei-Opare said government was committed to ensuring that more ladies acquired higher education for overall development.
(FIAPRE) SUNYANI :
GHC 25 billion goes into university
Friday, September 19 2008
More than GHc25 billion have so far been spent on an ultra-modern campus infrastructure for the Catholic University College situated on a total land area of 6.1 square-miles at Fiapre in Brong Ahafo.
ASHAIMAN :
Farmer cry for help
Friday, September 19 2008
Farmers living in the environs of the Ashaiman Irrigation Dam have appealed to stakeholders to take immediate steps to check unsanitary conditions of the scheme, saying it had become a waste dump for residents.
KETA :
Displaced persons supported
Friday, September 19 2008
Mr. Raymond Okudzeto, a businessman, has donated relief items valued at GHc6,500 to people recently displaced by tidal waves in four coastal communities in the Keta Municipal area.
(AKWATIA) KWAEBIBIREM :
Mining to be checked in community
Friday, September 19 2008
Mr Anthony Dogbatse, Assembly member for Amanfrom Electoral Area at Akwatia, and the Unit Committee of the area have resolved to resist further indiscriminate mining activities in the community.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Robbers arrested
Friday, September 19 2008
The Kade Police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery at the Adankrono bridge toll booth on July 18.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Blatter calls for 2010 enthusiasm
Friday, September 19 2008
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has urged South Africa to market itself more enthusiastically as the host of next year’s Confederations Cup and the 2010 World Cup.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
12 months for fraud
Friday, September 19 2008
A circuit court at Goaso has sentenced a 31-year-old unemployed, Kwabena Asante, to 12 months’ imprisonment for posing as a forestry technical officer and defrauding some timber merchants.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Ghana’s opponent coach resigns
Friday, September 19 2008
The ministry of youth and sports confirmed on Monday that Gambia’s Under-20 coach, Lorenzo Rubbinacci, quit his job months ago in order to return to Italy and look after his sick mother.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Merreikh coach tips Kotoko
Friday, September 19 2008
Michael Kruger, the German coach of Sudanese side, El Merreikh, has wished Kumasi Asante Kotoko well and urged the Porcupine Warriors to do their best to defeat Etoile du Sahel when they come to play in Kumasi.
NKORANZA NORTH :
Teachers quarters needed
Friday, September 19 2008
Mr. Kwabena Agyemang-Badu, Nkoranza North District Director of Education, has urged the assembly to construct teachers’ quarters to encourage the professionals to accept postings to deprived areas.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ref. Kotey to handle Caf match
Friday, September 19 2008
Ghana’s referee Alex Kotey has been assigned to handle the Champions League match between Dynamos FC of Zimbabwe and Zamalek of Egypt by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) on Sunday, September 21 in Harare, Zimbabwe.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Essien undergoes successful operation
Friday, September 19 2008
Ghana and Chelsea’s midfielder, Michael Essien has had knee surgery in France to repair a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko aim for away points
Friday, September 19 2008
Asante Kotoko head coach,Bashiru Hayford,believes his side can banish their poor away record in the Confederation Cup and win away at JSK in Tizi Ouzou on Sunday.
ACCRA :
NPP and NDC pegged.
Friday, September 19 2008
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA, Ghana) has cited the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for heightening political tension in the country.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars poor form is a mystery
Friday, September 19 2008
Former Ghana international Samuel Osei Kuffour says the Black Stars have no excuse for their struggles in the ongoing 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Adjei hints Stars return
Friday, September 19 2008
Former Ghana international goalkeeper Sammy Adjei has hinted that he will return to action for the Black Stars.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Tagoe strike rescues Saudi club
Friday, September 19 2008
Ghana striker Prince Tagoe rescued his Saudi Arabia club Al Ettifaq from the brink of defeat as his late strike salvaged a 1-1 draw at Al-Hazm on Thursday night.
KMA :
Protect the children.
Friday, September 19 2008
Participants at a day’s training seminar on juvenile justice in Kumasi, called for the enforcement of laws protecting the rights of children towards the promotion of juvenile justice in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Obeng Darko seek UAE deal
Friday, September 19 2008
Asante Kotoko striker Kwame Obeng-Darko is in the United Arab Emirates trying out at some invited clubs.

SUNYANI :
Churches pray for peace
Friday, September 19 2008
Some Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches in the Sunyani Municipality has organized a peace prayer conference towards the success of the 2008 Election.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
McLeish confident over Abeyie
Friday, September 19 2008
Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has backed loan signings Quincy Owusu Abeyie and Kemy Agustien to become significant players for Blues this season despite a shaky start for the club.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Youth educate peers on HIV/AIDS
Saturday, September 20 2008
The Universal United Youth Organisation (UUY), a non-governmental group at Akim Oda in the Birim South District has embarked on an intensive campaign to educate the youth on the dangers of HIV/AIDS.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Liberty willing to do business
Friday, September 19 2008
Liberty Professionals have declared they will happily sell their players to the highest bidder in a bid to fund the club next season.
(KIA) ACCRA:
KIA in fight against drug trafficking
Friday, September 19 2008
The leader of the European Union (EU) team in Ghana to ascertain the capability the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to detect and arrest drug traffickers, Mr Fernando Ventura says KIA, has initiated excellent preventive measures, to detect and arrest persons carrying narcotic drugs.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Management to regulate player interviews
Friday, September 19 2008
Director of Communications, Kwame Baah-Nuakoh has defended management’s decision to regulate press interviews with players of Kumasi Asante Kotoko saying that management could not allow the players to speak to journalists without prior approval.
KOFORIDUA:
Ex-convict held for phone theft
Friday, September 19 2008
An ex-convict released from prison barely a month ago, Frank Appiah, has been arrested by the police in New Juaben Municipality for allegedly stealing mobile phones.
(WHINDO) STMA:
Community launches peace programme
Friday, September 19 2008
The Chief and elders of Whindo near Takoradi have launched a public education programme to forge unity among the people and to refrain from acts and utterances that could spark violence in the run-up to the December General Elections.
(MOSEASO) ATIWA:
Political parties’ code to be enforced
Friday, September 19 2008
The Deputy Chairman of National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE), Mrs Augustina Akosua Akumanyi, has called for the establishment of Political Parties’ Code of Conduct Enforcement Committees (PPCCEC) in all constituencies in the country.
(NSAWAM) AKUAPIM SOUTH:
"Tin-Ton-Tan" to aid filth fight
Friday, September 19 2008
A national campaign for improved environmental sanitation has been launched with a call on Ghanaians to ensure a sound environmental sanitation for healthy population.
(AXIM) NZEMA EAST:
Kundum Festival ends at Axim
Friday, September 19 2008
The people of Axim in the Western Region have rounded off this year’s Kundum Festival with a peace concert.
HO:
Asogli Yam Festival to foster unity
Friday, September 19 2008
The Asogli Yam festival street carnival scheduled for Ho on Friday September 26, is expected to draw the youth out of their homes to listen to talks by traditional leaders, health educators and other counsellors.
ACCRA:
AG orders review of cases
Friday, September 19 2008
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Joe Ghartey, has directed three bodies to review the cases involving 300 remand prisoners whose warrants have expired.
OFFINSO:
Calls for violent-free elections amplified
Friday, September 19 2008
The Omanhene of Offinso Traditional Area, Nana Wiafe Akenten III, has called on politicians to refrain from influencing the electorate with money for their votes.
KUMASI:
KNUST products to man oil industry
Friday, September 19 2008
The Minister of Energy, Mr. Felix Owusu Agyepong, says the ministry will soon go into partnership with the Kwame
Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to train people in manpower for the emerging oil economy.
(ODOBENG) AOB :
Church prays for national progress
Saturday, September 20 2008
A Reverend Minister has called on Ghanaians to pursue the truth in order to help move the country forward in development.
(MPAPROASE) ASUOGYAMAN:
Ghana to become leader in underwater timber processing
Saturday, September 20 2008
Ghana will become an industry leader in underwater timber operations, following government’s agreement with a Canadian firm to invest 100 million dollars in the sector.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Expose fake journalists – Papa Ankomah
Saturday, September 20 2008
The Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Papa Owusu Ankomah has called on the National Executive Committee of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) to expose fake Journalists in the society.
(AKROPONG) AKUAPIM NORTH :
110 Basic students in receive scholarship
Saturday, September 20 2008
United Way Ghana (UWG), a not-for-profit organization, has donated educational materials worth 11,000 Ghana Cedis to five basic schools at Akropong in the Akwapim North district of the Eastern Region.
(TEMA) TMA :
Government to produce 4,000 power megawatts
Saturday, September 20 2008
The Minister of Energy, Felix Owusu Agyepong has reassured Ghanaians that government’s decision to produce about 4,000 power megawatts in the near future is no fluke since all measures are being put in place to make it a reality.
HO :
Social welfare improves conditions
Sunday, September 21 2008
The Department of Social Welfare (DSW), has instituted training programmes for care givers of day care centres, to equip them with skills required for the performance of their task.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Man remanded for an alleged defilement
Saturday, September 20 2008
An Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded an 18-year-old boy Ayuba Zakari, into police custody for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl at Afari near Nkawie in Atwima-Nwabiagya District.
BOLGATANGA :
Need for a policy on water harvesting - PURC
Saturday, September 20 2008
The Chairman of Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC), Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, has stressed the need for Government to come out with a policy directive on rainwater harvesting.
KINTAMPO:
Elevate Kintampo Rural Health Training School
Saturday, September 20 2008
Members of Medical Assistants Association of Ghana have appealed to  Government, Ministry of Health and Ghana Health Service to upgrade the Rural Health Training School at Kintampo in Brong Ahafo Region which trains Medical Assistants to a University status.
ACCRA :
Veep calls for accountability in oil revenue
Saturday, September 20 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has warned that Ghana could slip into the anarchy associated with some oil producing countries like Nigeria, if there is lack of transparency and accountability in the handling of the revenue expected to be generated from the resource.
(APREMDO) STMA
Military advised
Saturday, September 20 2008
A military commander has urged soldiers to remain alert and jealously protect the integrity of their profession and that of the country by strictly observing the values of discipline, loyalty and dedication to duty.
CAPE COAST :
University of Cape Coast holds matriculation
Saturday, September 20 2008
Out-going Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Reverend Professor Adow Obeng has cautioned the youth not to allow themselves to be used in any electioneering violence.
CAPE COAST :
Debate turns sour
Sunday, September 21 2008
There was a dramatic turn of events during a political  debate between representatives of the National Democratic Congress and the New Patriotic Party at the University of Cape Coast.
ACCRA :
Dr. Nkrumah’ 99 birthday marked
Sunday, September 21 2008
The rejuvenated Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Sunday commemorated the 99th birthday of Ghana’s First President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, with the outdooring of the party’s Election 2008 running mate Dr Abu Sakara.
ACCRA :
Japan responds positively
Sunday, September 21 2008
Japan has given a positive response to a pledge it made at the Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development in May this year to double private sector investment on the continent by 2012.
(KOFORIDUA0 NEW JUABEN :
Beware of your behavior- minister
Sunday, September 21 2008
Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Deputy Minister for Trade, Industry and Presidential Special Initiatives (PSI), has called on supporters of the NPP to carry themselves in a manner that would not brand the party as a violent one.
ACCRA :
Ghana to conduct DNA tests
Sunday, September 21 2008
GHANA will, from next year, conduct genetic and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) fingerprint tests in the country.
WA :
Sanitation still poor
Sunday, September 21 2008
The Coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) in the Upper West Region, said sanitation delivery in the country was at a cross road and needed political will to address the situation.
KMA :
Government promises improved water
Sunday, September 21 2008
Potable water in the Ashanti Region will improve from its current capacity of 23 million gallons a day to 27 millions when the on-going expansion works on the Barekese and Owabi head works project is completed in October next year.
ACCRA :
Use software to improve economy
Sunday, September 21 2008
Dr. Sam Somuah, Director-General of Ghana Information Communications Technology Directorate (GICTED), has called for the use of software to modify the structures of the economy in order to reduce government expenditure.
    
WA :
SSNIT to build more hostels
Sunday, September 21 2008
Estate developers and the Ghana Hostels Limited (GHL) of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) have been urged to develop affordable hostels in the various campuses of the University for Development Studies (UDS) to provide accommodation for the students.
(KNUST) KMA:
New courses to be added
Sunday, September 21 2008
Authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), have introduced a programme in Meteorology and Climate to train students in the two areas for the sustainable management of the ecology.
WEST AKYEM :
We need jobs from the assembly
Sunday, September 21 2008
Carpenters in the West Akyem Municipality have appealed to the Municipal Assembly and relevant government agencies to consider awarding them contracts and jobs.
ACCRA :
Members of Ghana Scout Association schooled
Monday, September 22 2008
A four-day workshop for 12 members of Ghana Scout Association (GSA) throughout the country has ended in Accra.
(WINNEBA) EFFUTU:
Fisherman fined for wife beating
Monday, September 22 2008
The Winneba magistrate court has fined a 42-year-old fisherman from Winneba 360 Ghana cedis for assaulting his wife, Madam Ama Adomah.
(BEKWAI) BEKWAI ASANTE :
Police resolves to maintain peace at Bekwai
Monday, September 22 2008
The Bekwai Police has admonished leaders of political parties to impress upon their members to strive to be law- abiding in their political activities and campaigns for the maintenance of peace in the area before, during and after the December elections.
(BOSUSO) FANTEAKWA:
Help children remain in school
Monday, September 22 2008
Parents have been urged to help their school going children remain in school to enhance the success of the New Education Reforms.
 
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM :
Man bonded for insulting
Monday, September 22 2008
Fuseini Ayeru, a labourer who served six months in prison for assaulting his girl friend has made another appearance before the Kade Magistrate Court for insulting and threatening to kill the woman.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Medical team supports school children
Monday, September 22 2008
Members of the Aldersgate Methodist Church medical team from the United States in the country have presented 15 desks each, school bags and chairs to five basic schools and two senior high schools in the town.
(AGBOZUME) KETU :
Document traditional medicine treatments
Monday, September 22 2008
A former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Emmanuel Mensah,  has advised traditional medicine practitioners to begin keeping verifiable literature on their treatments, saying that was how orthodox medicine developed.
(GOASO) ASUNAFO NORTH :
Cocoa farmers appeal for rehabilitation of roads
Monday, September 22 2008
Cocoa farmers in Asunafo North Municipality in the Brong Ahafo Region have appealed to the government to rehabilitate the roads in the area to facilitate the transportation of produce to the market centres.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) AOB :
40 Community Health Volunteers trained
Monday, September 22 2008
Forty Community Health Volunteers (CHV) in Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District at Breman Asikuma, have undergone a five-day capacity building training to enable them carry out effective education on healthy lifestyle.
(EIKWE) ELLEMBELLE :
Two riders killed in accident
Monday, September 22 2008
Two persons on a motor bike, who were knocked down by a Hyundai Haice, near Menzesor died later on admission at the St. Martin De Porres Catholic Hospital at Eikwe in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region.
AHANTA WEST :
Don’t sell lands for oil- DCE
Monday, September 22 2008
The District Chief Executive Officer of Ahanta West, Hon. Kwesi Biney, has pleaded with chiefs and families not to dispose of land indiscriminately because of the discovery of oil in the area.
ACCRA :
CPP on the move
Monday, September 22 2008
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has officially launched its  campaign for the December 2008 general election with a high turn out of party supporters and sympathisers.
NATIONAL :
Chief advocates union government for Africa
Monday, September 22 2008
African countries have been urged to adopt union government concept to replace the western democratic system of government being practiced in most African countries.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
League set for restructure
Monday, September 22 2008
The Professional League Board,organizers of the Ghanaian Premier League,have tasked the 16 top flight sides to set-up administrative secretariats in its restructuring efforts.
(AWUTU-MANKESSIM) DFP:
Aspiring MP calls for peace, unity
Monday, September 22 2008
Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) parliamentary aspirant for Awutu/Senya constituency, Reverend Dr. Kofi Akotuah-Obeng, has called on Ghanaians to ensure peace, unity and stability for national development.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko stumble again
Monday, September 22 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s poor form on the road continued late on Sunday night when the Porcupine Warriors went down 2-0 against JS Kabylie in Algeria.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Hearts deny Kingston wages
Monday, September 22 2008
Ghana international Laryea Kingston endured a difficult time last week after his Scottish club, Hearts, admitted they failed to pay players wages.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana/Lesotho game brought forward
Monday, September 22 2008
Ghana’s crucial 2010 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho will be played on Saturday instead of the traditional Sunday match day that the Black Stars are used to after world football governing body FIFA directed that all of Africa’s final first group matches must be played on the same day.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Maidens prepare in Germany
Monday, September 22 2008
Preparations for the first ever FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup gathers pace as Ghana’s Black Maidens brush up in Germany ahead of next month’s finals.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas wants big win
Monday, September 22 2008
Sellas Tetteh will be back in the national spotlight again on Sunday as coach of the national U-20 side and the former Black Stars assistant is aiming for a show to match.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Four to boost Satellites squad
Monday, September 22 2008
Four foreign-based players would join the Under-20 side for the final round qualifying match for a place in the African Youth Championship.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Sulley to miss Milan derby
Monday, September 22 2008
Ghana midfielder, Sulley Muntari would miss the Milan derby on September 28 after an appeal by Inter Milan to have his three-game suspension overturned was rejected.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Bloemfontein to host Stars v Bafana
Monday, September 22 2008
The South Africa Football Federation (Safa) has confirmed Bafana Bafana will play Ghana in an international friendly on October 15th but that match will not take place in Ghana.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Club Africain top group
Monday, September 22 2008
Tunisia’s Club Africain overtook local rivals CS Sfaxien as leaders of Group A of the Confederation Cup after a 2-1 win away to Algeria’s InterClube.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Dynamos through to Champs League semis
Monday, September 22 2008
Zimbabwe’s Dynamos are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time in 10 years after a 1-0 victory over Zamalek on Sunday.
KUMASI:
’African approach’ to right wrongs - Odoom
Monday, September 22 2008
A Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Abraham Dwumah Odoom, has advocated the search for a truly African approach to the training and human resource development in the health sector.
(AGONA DUAKWA) AGONA WEST:
My hands are clean - MCE declares
Monday, September 22 2008
The Municipal Chief Executive for Agona West, Mr. Ben Mensah, has made an ardent appeal to the chiefs and people of Agona Duakwa, to as a matter of urgency, halt any plans of a demonstration against the municipal assembly.
(NKWANTA) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
DCE bemoans low school attendance
Monday, September 22 2008
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante Akim South, Mr. Abdul Karim Boakye-Yiadom, has expressed concern about low school attendance by pupils in the district, blaming the situation on parents.
(JUASO) ASANTE AKIM SOUTH:
Children rescued from child labour
Monday, September 22 2008
Children’s Rights International, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment and three district assemblies have rescued 360 children from child labour in cocoa growing areas.
(AGONA OFOASE) AGONA EAST:
Teachers turn quarters into classrooms
Monday, September 22 2008
Primary and kindergarten school teachers at Agona Ofoase District Assembly, have turned their quarters’ verandas into classrooms due to lack of adequate school infrastructure.
CAPE COAST:
Quashigah longs for life expectancy measures
Monday, September 22 2008
The Minister of Health, Major Courage Quashigah (retd), on Monday stressed the need for Ghanaians to revert to eating time-tested local foods, which contain a lot of nutrients, as well as healthy lifestyles, in order to reverse the current trend of relying on curative rather than preventive health care.
TEMA:
MIDA supports fresh fruit industry
Monday, September 22 2008
The operations of Sea-Freight Pineapple Exporters of Ghana (SPEG) received a boost with an injection of 2.17 million dollars grant by the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) to support the construction of communal pack houses on the farms and acquisition of pre-cooler equipments.
ACCRA :
Internet usage still low in Ghana
Monday, September 22 2008
Internet usage in Ghana is a mere 2.7 per cent as compared to 5.3 per cent in Africa, Mr. Eric Akumiah, General Secretary, Internet Society, Ghana, said on Monday.
KUMASI:
Two held over human skull theft
Monday, September 22 2008
The striking Force Unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command have arrested two men for allegedly stealing human skull from the Tafo public cemetery.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA :
Fire destroys goods at Kantamanto
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Goods worth millions of Ghana cedis have been destroyed at the second hand clothing section at the Kantamanto market in Accra.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Queens invited to Camp
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A 35-member Black Queens playing squad has been announced to begin preparations Tuesday for the 6th African Women’s Championship later in November.
(BAAKONIABA) SUNYANI:
Kindergarten teachers schooled
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A four-day training of trainers workshop for selected Kindergarten teachers to update them on Teaching and Learning Material Programmes(TLMP) opened at Baakoniaba in Brong-Ahafo Region.
ACCRA :
EU election observers to arrrive today
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A four-member delegation from the European Union (EU) Headquarters in Brussels would arrive in Ghana  today September 23, 2008, on an election observation mission.
NATIONAL:
National Financial Literacy Week launched
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A national survey on financial literacy, has revealed that a number of Ghanaians do not have correct information on what they need for successful financial planning.
  
(SEKONDI) STMA :
Ghanaians told not to be intimidated by election violence
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A Minister of the Methodist Church in the Sekondi diocese, Reverend Emmanuel K. Arthur has urged Ghanaians not be afraid of post electoral violence, since God was in control.
(DZITA) KETA:
School pupils lose uniforms in tidal waves
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Authorities of schools in communities affected by the recent tidal waves in the Keta area have agreed to allow pupils to attend classes in other dresses as many of them lost their school uniforms in the disaster.
(AKIM ODA) BIRIM CENTRAL :
Government would improve district hospitals – Alhaji Aliu
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has said government would build casualty wards, out-patient departments, laboratories and provide modern equipment for all district hospitals to enhance health care delivery in the country.
NATIONAL :
US grants scholarships to aid in Ghana’s oil boom
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The US Government has agreed to offer scholarships to Ghanaians to train in the petro-chemical industry in three states in the United States of America (USA).
(SEKONDI) NPP:
Don’t tarnish your future-Papa Ankomah.
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Member of Parliament for Sekondi, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has reminded the youth to avoid acts that could jeopardise their future.
     
(NKAWKAW) KWAHU WEST:
Ghanaians urged to be tolerant
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Kwahu West Municipal Co-ordinating Director, Mr Thomas Ba-Innimayeh, has called on Ghanaians to tolerate each others view to help promote peace in the country, before, during and after the December general elections.
(WINNEBA) NDC:
Vote for Atta Mills to build a sound economy
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A government under Prof. John Atta Mills would implement policies that would build a good economy for Ghanaians, Mr. Mike Hammah, NDC parliamentary aspirant for Effutu, has said.
(DENU) CPP:
Kumaza is CPP candidate for Ketu-South
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Pascal Kumaza, 41, an Aflao based electrical contractor, has been elected the Convention Peoples Party (CPP) Ketu South parliamentary aspirant.
    
(TAKORADI) STMA :
Air Force man arrested over rape
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A flight-Sergeant of the Ghana Air Force Station at Takoradi, has been arrested for forcibly having sex with the 16-year-old daughter of a civilian employee of the station.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kotoko hopes hampered by defeat
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko failed to go top of their Confederations Cup group after losing 2-0 away to JS Kabylie in Algeria on Sunday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Amoah denies Black Stars snub
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Ghanaian striker,Mathew Amoah,has denied reports he has turned down several opportunities to play for the Black Stars in recent times.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kuffuor vows to bounce back
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Ghana legend Sammy Kuffour has said he wants to make a comeback, despite being without a club.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gt. Accra Division II Middle League
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Pure Joy Stars would take on Shelter Force at the Carl-Reindorf Park at Dansoman when the Greater Accra Regional Division Two Middle League begins on Saturday, September 27.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lorient refuse to release Ayew
Tuesday, September 23 2008
French side Lorient have told the Ghana Football Association (GFA) that they will not release midfielder Andre Dede Ayew for this week’s U-20 clash with Gambia.
AGONA EAST :
Quarters turned classrooms
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Primary and kindergarten school teachers in the Agona Ofoase District Assembly, have turned their quarters’ verandas into classrooms due to lack of adequate school infrastructure.
(SPORTS- TENNIS) LOCAL:
Sakumono outclasses Accra
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Sakumono Tennis Club on Saturday shook off their underdog status to outclass high flying Accra Lawn Tennis Club (ALTC) 6-4 in a Ladies friendly duel at Sakumono near Tema.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gambia charge for AYC slot
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Gambia national U-20 team have stepped up preparations after hold their first training session with 20 players against the Black Satellites in Accra on Sunday.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA :
Traders depressed
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Most traders whose stores and goods were destroyed during last night’s fire out break at the Kantamanto market in Accra are still counting their losses in thousands of Ghana cedis.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Barnor earns revenge
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Featherweight prodigy Joshua Barnor of Panix Gym earned his long awaited revenge over Fit Square Gym’s Nii Ofoli Tetteh with a split decision victory during the Week 18 of the Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) League at the week-end at the Prisons Canteen, Cantonment.
ACCRA :
360 children rescued in districts
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Children’s Rights International, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment and three district assemblies have rescued 360 children from child labour in cocoa growing areas.
(KATAMANTO) AMA :
Victims of fire disaster to receive some aid
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Government has promised to help traders whose wears were burnt down last monday at the Katamanto Market with a soft laon to enable them reestablish their businesses.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Agbeko- to fight in Mississippi
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Mr Adama Addy, the trainer of the current IBF (International Boxing Federation) title holder, Joseph Agboko from Ghana , predicts that there will be a classic knock-out for his fighter when he defends his title on October 11, 2008 in Mississippi , at the Block City .
(TESHIE) AMA :
The Million balls project
Tuesday, September 23 2008
“The Million Balls Project’ for African Children and Youth has made its pilot presentation to eight primary schools at Teshie, a fishing community in Accra.
SOUTH TONGU :
Roads to be soon constructed-DCE
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Some 50 communities along the badly damaged 23km Gladisco Junction-Agave Agbeve feeder road linking Sogakope in the South Tongu district are venting their anger and frustration on the District Chief Executive over the poor state of the road.
WA :
Bring your certificates monthly-Road fund
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Mr. George Aidoo, Acting Director of Ghana Road Fund Secretariat, has appealed to contractors to submit contract certificates of work done monthly for payment.
AKUAPEM NORTH :
First cocoa festival launched
Tuesday, September 23 2008
A health walk was organized from Larteh Junction to the first cocoa farm established by Tetteh Quarshie at Akuapem-Mampong over 100 years ago to launch the first cocoa festival.
NEW JUABEN :
Chieftancy must be transparent
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Mr Samson Kwaku Boafo, Minister for Chieftaincy and Culture, has said that the lack of transparency in the process of nomination, selection and installment of some chiefs, have contributed to the numerous chieftaincy disputes in the country.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN :
Farmers must avoid cliffs
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Eastern Regional Director of the Geological Survey Department (GSD), Mr Solomon Anum, has cautioned farmers, particularly those operating along the foothills of mountains, against visiting their farms during heavy downpours owing to the probable occurrence of landslides.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Relate more with traditional leaders
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Philip Gamiah, the immediate past District Police Commander for Gomoa, has called for mutual cooperation between the police and traditional leaders to promote peace in communities.
AGONA :
Auditors urged to uphold honesty
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Assistant Auditor General, Mr. Cudjoe Quarshie has urged personnel of the Ghana Auditor Service to be honest and hardworking, to enable the service achieve its vision of becoming one the best Institutions in the world by 2010.
(MATAHEKO) DANGME WEST :
Poor education cause of vices
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Apostle John Adotey, Chairman of the Ghana Pentecostal Council (GPC) has blamed the increase in social vices in the country on poor educational curricula.
CAPE COAST:
Minister tours project sites
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Central Regional Minister, Nana Ato Arthur, has inspected GETFund projects in some senior high and technical schools in the Cape Coast metropolis and the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality.
KUMASI:
Chiefs’ wives donate to children’s home
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The wife of Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II, Asantehene, Lady Julia Osei-Tutu, has joined the Asanteman Chiefs’ wives Association to donate assorted items to the inmates of the Kumasi Children’s Home.
ACCRA:
Ghana winning fight against corruption
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Ghana ranked 67 out of 180 countries with a score of 3.9 out of 10 in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) for this year, Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) said on Tuesday.
    
NATIONAL:
German judges call on CJ
Tuesday, September 23 2008
An 11-member group of Justices from the Administrative Court of Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on the Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs. Georgina Wood at her office in Accra.
(NKORANZA) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Youth encouraged to shun pre-marital
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Nkoranza District HIV/AIDS Focal person, Madam Fati Saaka, has urged religious leaders to encourage their congregations to undergo voluntary counselling and testing to know their HIV status.
(TAMALE) TAMA:
Ghana needs more irrigation systems
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Northern Regional Director of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), Mr Sylvester Adongo, has stated that only 10, 000 hectares or 0.05 per cent of Ghana’s agricultural land is under irrigation.
KUMASI:
Ghana joins elite states soon - NPP
Tuesday, September 23 2008
NPP flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says, the party remains the only one with values, worth and practical programmes to transform the country to join the cream of the crop of nations as soon as possible.
ACCRA :
IPR joins peace train
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The Institute of Public Relations, Ghana, (IPR) said on Tuesday that it had noted with great concern the use of the media to escalate an unhealthy political tension during the campaign leading to the elections in December.
SUNYANI :
Task-force to ensure violence-free elections
Tuesday, September 23 2008
An 11-member Regional Election Security Task Force charged to ensure peace in the Brong Ahafo during and after the December elections was on Tuesday inaugurated in Sunyani.
HO:
Tourism industry to fight climate change
Tuesday, September 23 2008
The tourism sector in Ghana has been urged to safeguard its future by resorting to non-carbon dioxide emission sources of energy which tends to cause dangerous imbalances in world climatic conditions.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA
Mills, Naadu visit Kantamanto Market
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor John Evans Atta Mills and his wife, Naadu, have visited the Kantamanto Market in Accra which has been gutted by fire, destroying property running into millions of Ghana cedis.
ACCRA :
Cholera alert in Greater Accra
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ghana Health Service has warned of a possible outbreak of Cholera in Greater Accra Region.
WA :
Upper West Regional Hospital to be constructed
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Municipal and District Assemblies in Upper West Region are contributing GH¢32,525 each towards the construction of an Upper West Regional Hospital that has been on the drawing board for decades.
ACCRA :
GJA gets GH¢ 7,500 towards awards
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Managements of three companies have presented cheques for 2,500 Ghana cedis each to the National Executive Committee of Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) towards the 13th edition of GJA Awards.
ACCRA :
FDB suspends import of milk, milk products from China
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Food and Drugs Board (FDB,) in collaboration with the Ministries of Health and Trade and Industry has with immediate effect, suspended the importation of all milk and milk products meant for human consumption manufactured in China.
CAPE COAST :
Minister tasks MMDA’s
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Deputy Central Regional Minister has tasked Metropolitan,  Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the region to be abreast with provisions of international quality management systems in order to improve service delivery in their areas of operation.
(ACCRA) CPP:
Nduom tours Central, Western Region
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The flag bearer of the Convention People’s Party, Dr. Paa Kwesi Nduom, on Tuesday began a tour of the Central Region on his electioneering programme.
ACCRA:
EC commended
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The New Ghana Movement (NGM), a political think tank has commended the Electoral Commission (EC) for a successful registration and photo taking exercise.
BOLGATANGA :
Upper East holds farewell parade
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Upper East Regional Police has held a farewell parade for its outgoing commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Mr Ofosu-Mensah Gyeabour, who has been reassigned to the Northern Region.
(ASAMANKESE) NPP:
Women urged to join crusade for peace
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, wife of Nana Akufo-Addo, Flag-bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on women to rise up and be in the forefront of the crusade for a peaceful Ghana.
(GA STATE) AMA :
Ga Council invalidates rites by Sakumo Wulomo
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ga Traditional Council has described as null and void the confinement of Nii Yaotey Otoga of Amugi We by Sakumo Wulomo Numo Ogbarmey III for installation as Dzasetse of the Ga State.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Travellers Welfare union formed
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ghana Travellers Welfare Union, a non-profit and voluntary organization has been formed with its headquarters in Kumasi to help maintain road discipline and reduce road accidents in the country.
SUNYANI :
Parents advised not to be violent on their children
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Research Officer at the Children’s Department of the Ministry of Women and Children’s Affairs, Mrs Florence Ayisi Quartey has appealed to parents to avoid being too harsh on their children at home which could force them onto the streets to engage in anti-social activities.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Reverend Minister advises political parties
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Overseer of the Christian Divine Church in Kumasi,  Reverend Isaac Kingsford Arthur  has advised political parties to conduct their campaigns peacefully to ensure violence-free elections in December.
ACCRA :
Ghanaians abroad rise up to violent attacks
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Recent violent deaths and injuries suffered by Ghanaians, especially youth and kids in the diaspora, is stirring parents and the concerned into action.
ACCRA :
IGP warns political parties
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Patrick Kwarteng Acheampong, has attributed cases involving political conflicts in some parts of the country to the wayward behaviour of some political event organizers.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Pompey give up on Appiah
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has resigned himself to missing out on Stephen Appiah.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Official Mascot unveiled
Wednesday, September 24 2008
A cuddly leopard with green hair has been unveiled as the mascot of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Gabon eager to Qualify
Wednesday, September 24 2008
"Monday is a bit of an odd day," he starts. "I wait for news of my players.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Poku defiant after Algeria loss
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Asante Kotoko striker Kwadwo Poku has been defending himself against allegations of indiscipline after he was heavily criticized following the club’s 2-0 defeat in the Confederations Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
’Milo’ to monitor players
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac will embark on a tour of Europe next week to monitor Ghanaian players currently plying their trade in major leagues.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Exhibition bouts at Azumah Foundation
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Greater Accra Amateur Boxing Association (GAABA) has lined-up six exhibition bouts for Friday, September 27 at the Banquet Hall of the State House, Accra to climax the official launch of the Azumah Nelson Foundation.
JOMORO:
Educate indigens as well
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Member of Parlament for Jomoro, Hon. Lee Ocran has appealed to government to reserve some percentage of the US Government scholarship to train people for the oil industry for indigens in the Western Region.
(NKAWIE) ATWIMA NWABIAGYA:
Test on tilapia growth and economic interests
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ministry of Fisheries has successfully concluded a 10-month pond feeding trials with all-male tilapia at the Aquaculture Adaptive Trials Centre at Nkawie in the Ashanti Region, and has subsequently identified palletised feed as the most suitable for commercial aquaculture production.
ACCRA :
Tomato farmers worried
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Tomato farmers in the southern part of the country are distressed for the lack of market for their produce, following a glut that has caused prices to fall drastically.
NATIONAL:
Baah-Wiredu is dead
Wednesday, September 24 2008
News making rounds in Accra suggest that the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu is dead.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
World Cup ’safe’ from SA turmoil
Wednesday, September 24 2008
World football body Fifa has said it is confident that changes to the South African government will not affect the nation’s hosting of the 2010 World Cup.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Essien’s Mum leads ’Malaria Eradication’ programme
Wednesday, September 24 2008
’Add Your Voice Now’, a Non-Governmental Organization championing the cause of ’Malaria Eradication Programme Through Sports’ (MEPS) is to embark on a mobile health outreach and sensitization programme along the coastal areas of the country.
ACCRA:
Measures to achieve environmental sustainability
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started a programme aimed at improving environmental conditions and ensuring its sustainability, Mr Jonathan Allotey, Executive Director of the EPA, announced on Wednesday.
ACCRA:
Private security comapanies to be re-structured
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has set up a three-member committee to streamline the operations of the private security companies following complaints by a cross-section of the public as well as the Ministry of National Security.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA:
Aid for Kantamanto fire victims soon
Wednesday, September 24 2008
Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has announced that, government has authorised the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to establish a special office, to cater for victims of the fire disaster that erased Kantamanto market on Monday, September 22.
(AMASAM) GA WEST:
MCE pledges facelift for municipality
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The newly elected Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Ga West, Nana Bram Okae II, says, he will double efforts to provide a facelift for the Municipality during his short tenure in office.
WA:
Upper West Audit Committee launched
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Upper West Regional Audit Reports Implementation Committee (ARIC) has been inaugurated at Wa as part as of measures to streamline financial administration in the region.
(LOGGU) WA EAST:
Regional Minister in call for peace
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Upper West Regional Minister has begun a tour of communities in the Region, preaching peace to the people towards the December seven elections.
OFFINSO:
Don’t shun political responsibilities - Council
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Offinso Traditional Council has asked supporters and leaders of political parties in the area to be mindful of their political rights and responsibilities as they embark on their campaigns ahead of the December general elections.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Call on health workers re-echoed
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Eastern Regional Eye Care Manager, Mr Kenneth Commey, says ophthalmic health professionals must adopt a more proactive approach to their duty so as to identify eye infections and help correct them.
(ANUM ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Anum Asamankese gets ’Nkosuohemaa’
Wednesday, September 24 2008
A US-based Ghanaian has been installed as the Nkosuohemaa (Development Chief) at Anum Asamankese under the stool name Nana Adwoa Amoakoa I.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM:
Communal spirit still needed - MCE
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The West Akyem Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Kwabena Sintim-Aboagye, has exhorted members of the assembly, especially the elected ones, to re-awaken communal labour spirit in their people to undertake community projects and programmes.
(AKYEM BOSO) WEST AKIM:
Cocoa production to go up
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) with the active support of the government is determined to increase the country’s cocoa production to over one million tones within the shortest possible time, up from the present production of about 740,000 tones.
NATIONAL:
September 30 declared holiday for Eid-ul-Fitr
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Ministry of the Interior has declared Tuesday, September 30 as a statutory public holiday to enable Muslims to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr.
(MAMFE AKUAPIM) AKUAPIM NORTH:
Mamfihene presents computers to basic schools
Wednesday, September 24 2008
The Mamfihene, Nana Ansah Sasraku III has presented seven computers and accessories estimated at GH ¢ 2,100 to the Mamfe Presbyterian Junior High School (JHS) at a short ceremony at Mamfe-Akuapem on Tuesday.
NATIONAL:
Kufuor expresses shock over Minister’s death
Thursday, September 25 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor has expressed shock at the sudden death of Finance Minister Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, an official statement has announced.
(KANTAMANTO) AMA :
PNC sympathises with fire victims
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Flag bearer of People’s National Congress (PNC),  Dr Edward Nasigrie Mahama has called for the establishment of a fund to compensate victims of Kantamanto market fire disaster.
ACCRA :
Lecturer advocates reading culture among students
Thursday, September 25 2008
A lecturer at the University of Ghana has called for measures to improve the reading habits of students in order to curtail the fallen academic standards in the country.
    
ACCRA :
Licensing authorities charged
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Commander of the Motor, Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Police Service, has appealed to the Drivers, Vehicle and Licensing Authority, to do thorough checks on commercial vehicles before certifying them as road worthy. 
(CAPE COAST) CRIME:
Farmer remanded for possessing narcotics
Thursday, September 25 2008
A farmer from Takoradi, Ekow Ezieh has been remanded in police custody by a Circuit court in Cape Coast for allegedly possessing leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
NATIONAL :
Ghana mourns an illustrious son
Thursday, September 25 2008
Ghanaians across the length and breadth of the country and beyond are still in shock by the sudden demise of the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Hon. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(BUNDASE) DANGME WEST:
Armed Forces to conduct training exercise
Thursday, September 25 2008
Troops of the Ghana Armed Forces will conduct training exercises in the Bundase general area from Thursday, September 26 to Monday, October 6, an official statement issued by the Ghana Forces has said.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NDC will roll out roadmap to a prosperous nation
Thursday, September 25 2008
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has tagged its Election 2008 Manifesto as Roadmap to Building a Prosperous Nation for all Ghanaians irrespective of political or ethnic affiliations.
(GYANKAMA) AKUAPIM SOUTH :
Parents ask to give their children higher education
Thursday, September 25 2008
A retired Educationist, Dr Joyce Asibey advised parents to encourage their children to pursue higher academic goals in order to make them better citizens in future.
(KWAMANG) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
Elections will be peaceful – Akumanyi
Thursday, September 25 2008
Deputy Chairman of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mrs Augustina Akosua Akumanyi, has expressed optimism that Ghana would have a peaceful and successful election this year.
(NKORANZA) NDC :
House condemns political clashes
Thursday, September 25 2008
President of the Brong Ahafo Regional House of Chiefs, Nana Agyeman Kudom IV, has condemned the clash of political party supporters at Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Mensah dreams of Premiership move
Thursday, September 25 2008
Ghana and Lyon defender, John Mensah believes he is destined to play in the Premier League in the future.
(DENU) KETU :
Informal sector optimistic about pension scheme
Thursday, September 25 2008
Workers in the informal sector of the Ketu District have expressed cautious optimism about the proposed pension scheme for the sector.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Sellas banking on Satellites’ strength
Thursday, September 25 2008
Despite seeing his Black Satellites team fall in a friendly test, Sellas Tetteh insists the national Under-20 team has the strength qualify for African Youth Championship.
(CAPE COAST) CRIME :
18 year old granted bail for alleged
Thursday, September 25 2008
Stephen Bassaw, an 18-year-old unemployed  resident at Abura, a suburb of Cape Coast who, with two other men, allegedly raped a women believed to be drunk has been granted GH¢5,000 bail by a circuit court in Cape Coast.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) CAF:
Congolese officials for Satellites game
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Congolese match officials for Sunday’s African Youth Championship qualifier between Ghana’s Black Satellites and the Young Scorpions of Gambia.
HO :
Shortcomings in Feeding programme being addressed
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Deputy National Coordinator of the School Feeding Programme (SFP) Finance and Administration, Mr. Solomon Kwame Donkor has said government was instituting measures to address shortcomings in the programme.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Lions put ten on transfer
Thursday, September 25 2008
Heart of Lions have declared ten players as surplus to requirements in a move to arrest their recent slump in form.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Yeboah ineligible for Ghana
Thursday, September 25 2008
Asec Abidjan goalkeeper Daniel Yeboah will not be called up by Milovan Rajevac for the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Lesotho because he is ineligible to play for Ghana.
HO :
MTN donates to Asogli Yam Festival
Thursday, September 25 2008
MTN, a cellular phone operator, has donated a cheque for 3,000 Ghana cedis and some of its souvenirs worth 1,500 Ghana cedis to the Asogli State towards its Yam festival celebration.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Kingston blow for Ghana
Thursday, September 25 2008
Laryea Kingston will miss Ghana’s final World Cup qualifier against Lesotho through suspension.
(SPORTS- BOXING) LOCAL:
Ossie Duran battle to draw
Thursday, September 25 2008
Two-time Nigerian Olympian Eromosele “Bad Boy” Albert and Ghana-native Ossie Duran fought to a 12-round draw in their IBF Continental Africa light middleweight title bout last night (Tuesday, September 23), at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
STMA prepares for Stars-Lesotho match
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) has begun series of activities to give the Blacks Stars a warm reception on October 11 this year when they clash against their Lesotho counterparts.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Preparations for Sports Ministers’ Conference
Thursday, September 25 2008
A three-member team from the African Union (AU) will arrive in the country to finalize preparations for next month’s Second Session of the Conference of Ministers of Sports in Africa.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Stars for Lesotho game
Thursday, September 25 2008
Black Stars coach Rajevac Milovan made little changes to his squad for next month’s 2010 joint qualifier against Lesotho in Sekondi contrary to earlier reports of a massive shake-up.
NATIONAL :
EU delegation calls on CJ
Thursday, September 25 2008
A four-member European Union (EU) observer team has paid a courtesy call the Chief Justice (CJ), Mrs Georgina Wood at her office in Accra.
NATIONAL
Ghana opens mission in Iran next week
Thursday, September 25 2008
Government will open a Ghana Mission in Iran next week, Mr.  Valiollah Mohammadi, Iranian Ambassador to Ghana has announced.
(BEPOSO) SEKYERE CENTRAL :
Traditional council bans political activities
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Traditional Council at Beposo in the Sekyere Central District in the Ashanti Region has with immediate effect, banned all political activities in the area.
ACCRA :
How the media mourned the death Finance minister
Thursday, September 25 2008
Newspapers on Thursday mourned the sudden death of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, in a South African hospital, with glowing tributes from the public and across the political divide.
NKORANZA SOUTH :
Traditional council bans political activities
Thursday, September 25 2008
Mr Richard Kwasi Hinneh, Nkoranza District Director of the Health Service, has expressed concern about the high prevalence rate of HIV cases in the district.
(SEKONDI -TAKORADI) STMA :
More grief over the loss of the nations finance minister
Thursday, September 25 2008
Resiof the twin-city of Sekondi-Takoradi on Wednesday received with shock, sorrow and disbelief the sudden death of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning.dents 
TAMALE :
A nuisance at the Tamale metro.
Thursday, September 25 2008
Some small-scale business operators in the Tamale Metropolis are causing nuisance which, if not checked, could cause havoc to life and property.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Improve quality of cocoa
Thursday, September 25 2008
An official of Ghana COCOABOD has appealed to farmers in the Birim Central Municipality to step up production of quality cocoa beans to sustain the country’s leadership in the production of top class beans.
ACCRA :
Display posters at eateries
Thursday, September 25 2008
A youth leader has appealed to operators of chop and drinking bars to display HIV/AIDS posters and other educational materials in their premises to help curb the spread of the virus.
  
STMA :
NAGRAT not a toothless bull dog
Thursday, September 25 2008
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has debunked the notion that it had now become a “toothless bull dog” either through intimidation or influence from any quarters of its leaders.
MFANTSEMAN :
Go beyond prayers -MCE
Thursday, September 25 2008
Mr Albert Quainoo Arthur, Municipal Chief Executive for Mfantseman, has appealed to churches and Islamic groups to go beyond prayers in seeking peace for the nation before, during and after the December general election.
    
CAPE COAST:
Herbalists charged
Thursday, September 25 2008
An anti-AIDS campaign official has appealed to the Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners (GHAFTRAM) to come out with herbal preparations that could control HIV/AIDS.
BIRIM CENTRAL :
Youth must engage in farming
Thursday, September 25 2008
An assembly member has appealed to the youth to go into farming to increase food and industrial material production to reduce unemployment.
 
ACCRA :
NPP political activities suspended nationwide
Thursday, September 25 2008
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called for a nation wide suspension of political campaigns in honour of the late Minister of Finance, Kojo Baah Wiredu.
(BANTAMA) KMA:
KATH to organise heart walk
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Ghana Heart Foundation and the National Cardiothoracic Centre in collaboration with the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital will, on September 27, organise a regional health walk in Kumasi to commemorate World Heart Day.
NATIONAL:
Nomination forms available from Friday
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Electoral Commission has announced that nomination forms for prospective candidates for the 2008 presidential election would be available for collection at the Head Office of the Commission in Accra from Friday, September, 26.
ACCRA:
Reinstatement of anti-rabies vaccination advocated
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) on Thursday appealed to government, as a matter of urgency to reinstate the national anti-rabies vaccination campaign which was stopped in 1998.
(KAASI) KMA:
Politicians urged to tread cautiously
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Assembly Member for Kaasi in Kumasi, Mr Charles Oduro Acheampong, on Thursday expressed worry about the spate of political violence in some parts of the country and appealed to politicians to exercise restrain.
ACCRA:
Threat of cholera outbreak in Accra
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday cautioned the general public of a cholera outbreak in the Accra metropolis.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ministry launches map on coastline
Thursday, September 25 2008
In its bid to boost tourism in the country, the Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, on Thursday launched a catalogue of aerial photographs and Ortho-photos of the nation’s entire coastline.
(DOMINASE) KOMEDA-EDINA-EGUAFO-ABREM:
Chiefs cautioned against open support
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Neenyi Kofi Tagoe, has appealed to chiefs and queen mothers to desist from declaring open support for political parties.
(ASOGLI) HO:
Stanbic Bank donates to Asogli State
Thursday, September 25 2008
Stanbic Bank has presented a cheque for GH¢ 8,000 in support of the Asogli State.
(BANTAMA) KMA:
’Asanteman Kuo’ donates to KATH
Thursday, September 25 2008
The United Kingdom branch of the ’Asanteman Kuo’ has donated a heart monitoring machine and bed-sheets worth 1,250 pounds sterling to the children’s ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
New scheme for informal sector employees
Thursday, September 25 2008
Under the new pension scheme, which will soon take off, employees in the informal sector or the self employed would enjoy pensions after they retire at the age of 60 until they die.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Hundreds mourn Baah-Wiredu
Thursday, September 25 2008
Hundreds of people from all over the country, have been thronging Agogo, home-town of Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, who passed away on Wednesday morning in South Africa, to mourn with his family.
JASIKAN:
Three die in fatal accident
Thursday, September 25 2008
Two men and a woman met their untimely death, when a taxi cab in which they were travelling from Jasikan to Hohoe, collided with a Benz cargo truck on the outskirts of Jasikan.
KUMASI:
Police commended for laudable security measures
Thursday, September 25 2008
The Ghana Police Service has been commended for its proactive strategies to identify all the flash points and increase security presence in hot spots, in a bid to ensure peaceful elections in December. 
(KUMASI) KMA:
Rotary Club fumigates detention centres
Friday, September 26 2008
The Kumasi East Rotary Club fumigated bug-infested cells at Manhyia Prison and the Central Police station in Kumasi at the cost of GH¢1,000 as part of its humanitarian undertakings.
ACCRA :
Azumah supports Malaria Eradication Programme
Friday, September 26 2008
Azumah Nelson, Ghana’s boxing legend, has called on Ghanaians to observe environmental cleanliness which is the safer way of avoiding malaria disease.
(MINISTRIES) ACCRA:
Ministry launches map on coastline
Friday, September 26 2008
In its bid to boost tourism in the country, the Ministry of Tourism and Diasporan Relations, on Thursday launched a catalogue of aerial photographs and Ortho-photos of the nation’s entire coastline.
ACCRA:
Institute of Surveyors holds annual seminar
Friday, September 26 2008
Developmental projects like the Bui dam and the recent oil find can never be a curse but a blessing to Ghana, if stakeholders use principled approach to address concerns of the local communities.
(TAMALE) TAMA :
Update your records periodically-SSNIT
Friday, September 26 2008
Authorities at SSNIT have urged contributors to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pension Scheme to update their records periodically to ensure easy payment to their beneficiaries during pension and death.
ACCRA:
Chiefs urged to refrain from partisan politics
Friday, September 26 2008
Members of New Ghanaian Movement (NGM), a political think tank have appealed to chiefs to adhere to tenets of the 1992 Constitution and  refrain from partisan politics.
(ACCRA) NDC:
NPP’s development record is a hoax – Mahama
Friday, September 26 2008
Running Mate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, said the ruling New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) trumpeted development record was a hoax.
ACCRA:
Illegal energy lamps flood the market
Friday, September 26 2008
There is widespread illegal importation and sale of non-compliant energy saving lamps (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) in the country, the Executive Secretary of the Energy Commission (EC), Dr. Ofosu Ahenkora, has said.
ADAKLU-ANYIGBE :
Adaklu-Wayanu appeals for power
Friday, September 26 2008
The people of Adaklu-Wayanu in the Adaklu-Anyigbe District have expressed disappointment at the inability of the district assembly to expedite action on the demand of the people to be connected to the national grid under the self help electrification programme (SHEP).
SAWLA-TUNA-KALBA:
Cashew farmers warned against child labour
Friday, September 26 2008
The executive chairman of the Gbankulso Cachew Farmers Association at Bole, AdamTampuri, has warned cashew farmers that anyone caught within the Bole , and Sawla Tuna Kalba Districts of the Northern Region, will face the full rigors of the law.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) FOREIGN:
Appiah’s wages scare Blackburn
Friday, September 26 2008
Blackburn boss Paul Ince has revealed that his new club can’t afford to move for Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah.
ACCRA :
Ghana receives more Japanese volunteers
Friday, September 26 2008
The total number of Japanese volunteers to Ghana under the Japan Overseas Volunteers (JOCV) project since its introduction in 1977 has reached the 1,000-mark, with the posting of nine volunteers this week.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
KATH to organise football match
Friday, September 26 2008
The management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), will in the first week of October organise a football match at the Ohene Djan stadium, Accra and the Baba Yara stadium, Kumasi as part of efforts to increase contributions to its Endowment Fund to encourage football fans make meaningful contributions to the Fund.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hearts resolve Laryea’s wages
Friday, September 26 2008
Ghana international,Laryea Kingston, and his Hearts of Midlothian team-mates have been promised their delayed wages on Friday.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Power FC join DOL play-off
Friday, September 26 2008
Former Premier League side,Power FC,wants to make a return to the elite division at a canter after booking a ticket for the middle league play-off next month.
ACCRA:
December 7 Polls Will Be Peaceful — Amoo
Friday, September 26 2008
The National Security Co-ordinator, Dr Sam Amoo, has given the assurance that the December parliamentary and presidential polls will be held in an atmosphere of peace.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Gomoa Fetteh appoint Plyum
Friday, September 26 2008
Gomoa Fetteh Feyenoord have drafted Dutchman,Hans Van Der Plyum,into its technical set-up.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Prez. Kufuor to address AU Conference
Friday, September 26 2008
President John Agyekum Kufour is to be the Special Guest of Honour and expected to deliver a keynote address at the Second Session of the Africa Union Conference of Ministers of Sports slated for the Accra International Conference Centre from Friday, October 10 to Tuesday, October 14.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH :
Late minister to be given state burial.
Friday, September 26 2008
The government has announced that the late Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Kwadwo Baah- Wiredu will be given a state burial.
GA WEST:
Assembly to get tough with ’goro boys’
Friday, September 26 2008
The Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, Nana Bram Okae II, has warned that, the fraudulent activities of some young men, popularly known as “goro boys”, will be nibbed in the bud.
(ACCRA) NDC:
Recruit knowledgeable polling agents – Rawlings
Friday, September 26 2008
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on the leadership of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to recruit people with electoral knowledge to serve as polling agents for Election 2008.
ACCRA :
Christian Council mourn minister
Friday, September 26 2008
The Christian Council of Ghana with deep sorrow and shock has expressed it’s condolences to the entire nation for the sudden death of the dedicated, selfless, affable, dutiful, diligent and illustrious son of the nation, the late Hon. Kwadwo Baah Wiredu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Glo Top 4 last lap
Friday, September 26 2008
If there is any said on the Ghanaian Soccer landscape that has constantly been victims of Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s exploits, it must be heart of Lions.
(APAM) GOMOA WEST :
Information centre for district
Friday, September 26 2008
A multi purpose Community Information Center, with full access to the internet, has been commissioned at Apam, in the Gomoa West District.
(AGOGO) ASANTE AKIM NORTH:
Agogo under siege
Friday, September 26 2008
Grief-stricken residents of Asante-Akim Agogo and other mourners, including the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flag bearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday poured out in their numbers in red and black to mourn Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Peaceful elections games
Friday, September 26 2008
Authentix Sports Neworx, a leading sports consultancy firm in Kumasi, has put together a soccer competition dubbed “Peace Ghana 2008 Exhibition” aimed at using sports to build unity and peace amongst the people ahead of the December 7 general elections.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites to make it big
Friday, September 26 2008
Gambi’s Under – 20  team are expected in town this morning in a ploy suspected to carry greater meaning than an ordinary decision to spend just three days in a host’s country before a major qualifier.
(KADE) KWAEBIBIREM:
Electoral Security task force inaugurated
Friday, September 26 2008
A nine-member District Electoral Security Task Force has been inaugurated at Kade to ensure peaceful elections in the district in December.
WA:
Assemblies questioned over child rights
Friday, September 26 2008
Participants at a workshop at Wa have expressed concern about the inability of municipal and district assemblies
to enact by-laws to promote the rights of children.
    
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
OMP U-18 Tourney ends
Friday, September 26 2008
Mr. Kenneth Ashigbey, Managing Director of Optimum Media Prime (OMP) has said that the Metro TV under 18 invitational tournament that the potential of giving Academies in Ghana the platform to showcase their talents.
(OKYINSO) KWAEBIBIREM:
Two held over Kade shooting
Friday, September 26 2008
The Kade police has arrested two persons in connection with the shooting to death and secret burial of a man only identified as Kwadwo, at Okyinso in the Kwaebibirem District.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Victory over Etoile, a must
Friday, September 26 2008
After another defeat away in the CAF Confederation Cup, Kumasi Asante Kotoko have turned immediate attention on Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia to salvage a continental dream.
NATIONAL:
One billion dollars for malaria control
Friday, September 26 2008
The World Bank has announced a $1.1 billion expansion of its malaria-fighting programmes in Africa at the United Nations Special Session on the Millennium Development Goals in New York.
(GLEFE) AMA:
Relief items for tidal wave victims
Friday, September 26 2008
The Minister of the Interior, Dr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor on Friday presented relief items to victims of tidal waves which occurred about two weeks ago at Glefe in the Accra Metropolis.
(MADINA) GA EAST :
Fake currency producers arrested
Saturday, September 27 2008
Personnel of Accra North-East Divisional Police Command in Madina have arrested four people for allegedly printing large quantities of fake Ghana cedisand dollar.
(DODOWA) DANGME WEST:
Five-year plan to boost rice production
Friday, September 26 2008
Stakeholders of the rice industry have proposed a five-year action plan aimed at increasing rice cultivation from the current level of 250,000 metric tonnes to over 750,000 metric tonnes annually.
(AGONA SWEDRU) AGONA WEST:
Government implements new pension scheme
Friday, September 26 2008
The Administrator of the Pension Reform Implementation Committee (PRIC), Mr Smart Chigabatia, says the committee has recommended the creation of new contributory third-tier pension scheme to replace the existing one for the informal sector.
(AFLAO) KETU:
Immigration officer causes harm
Friday, September 26 2008
An officer of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at Aflao, on Monday allegedly assaulted a commercial driver injuring him in the eye after he (the driver) went to the Aflao border to look for his employer, also on duty there.
KUMASI:
Electorate advised to be punctual
Friday, September 26 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Miss Georgina Opoku Amankwa, has advised the electorate to report at their various polling stations on time to enable them to easily cast their votes on 7 December.
CAPE COAST:
Forum on national development plan underway
Friday, September 26 2008
Stakeholders from diverse sectors of the society on Friday evening began a three-day national forum aimed at building consensus on a long-term national development plan.
ACCRA:
Need for strong pharmaceutical base - Veep
Friday, September 26 2008
Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has called for the establishment of a strong pharmaceutical manufacturing base, which would lead to a significant reduction in the cost of drug importation.
    
NATIONAL:
Illegal energy lamps flood the market
Friday, September 26 2008
There is widespread illegal importation and sale of non-compliant energy saving lamps (Compact Fluorescent Lamps) in the country, the Executive Secretary of the Energy Commission (EC), Dr Ofosu Ahenkorah, has said.
(DONKORKROM) KWAHU NORTH :
72,000 MHIS clients registered
Saturday, September 27 2008
Management of Kwahu North District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme registered 72,401 clients by the end of August this year as against 52,801 clients last year.
(KUMASI) KMA :
Police asked to uphold code of ethics
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Ghana Police Service has called on its personnel to uphold the code of ethics of their profession to ensure peace before, during and after Election 2008.
(TOPEASE) WEST AKIM :
Parents urged to be abreast with children’s performance
Saturday, September 27 2008
Parents and guardians have been called upon to regularly attend Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meetings, to enable them to know at first hand, the performance of their children in the schools.
NATIONAL :
EPA commences project to improve environment
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has started a programme aimed at improving environmental conditions and ensuring its sustainability, the Executive Director of the EPA,  Mr Jonathan Allotey has announced.
 
(BAWORRO) EJISU :
Christian organisation assist orphans
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Executive Director, Mr. Stephen Padmore Owusu of God’s Love Evangelism, Counseling and Rehabilitation Ministry (GOLCERM), a Christian Organisation, in the Ejisu Municipality has presented educational items to 45 orphan pupils selected from 27 basic schools in the area, at Baworro.
ACCRA :
New law on marine pollution needed
Saturday, September 27 2008
A Consultant of the  International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Mr. Alexander G. Buabeng has said that until an enabling Act is passed to give effect to the provisions of the IMO’s Conventions on Marine Pollution, the UN Convention on Sea cannot be applied in Ghana.
ACCRA :
Banks urged to partner with MSME project
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Project Coordinator of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Mr. Francis Kusi has called for closer collaboration with Banks to ensure the smooth implementation of the project.
(ELIMINA) KEEA :
Elmina to get fishing harbour
Saturday, September 27 2008
President John Agyekum Kufuor will, by the end of October, cut the sod for work to begin on a $16 million fishing harbour at Elmina.
ACCRA :
Cocoa sector mourns Baah Wiredu
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Cocoa Producers’ Alliance (COPAL) has expressed shock at the sudden passing away of Finance Minister Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu last Wednesday, saying it is a great loss to Ghana and the cocoa sector.
(ACHIMOTA) AMA :
GIMPA to get new rector
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Council of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has appointed Prof. Yaw Agyeman Badu as the new rector of the institute, effective December 15, 2008.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKIM
Man defiles girl friend’s sister
Saturday, September 27 2008
David Asare, a 24-year-old Tema-based trader, has  been arraigned before the Asamankese Circuit Court on a charge of defiling his girlfriend’s younger sister.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Black Stars call excites Amoah
Saturday, September 27 2008
Black Stars striker Mathew Amoah is elated with his return to the team for next month’s 2010 joint qualifiers against Lesotho in Sekondi.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Ghana-Lesotho time changed
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Ghana Football Association has been ordered a new kick-off time for next month’s joint qualifier against Lesotho after fifa scrapped an earlier plan of same time kick-off.
(SPORTS- HOCKEY) LOCAL:
Reformers win Hockey Champions
Saturday, September 27 2008
Reformers of Ghana Prisons Service put up a spirited performance to beat Police in the last round of matches in the IPMC Women Hockey League.
(SPORTS- ATHLETICS) LOCAL:
Accra International Marathon takes off
Saturday, September 27 2008
This year’s Accra International Marathon is scheduled to come off on Sunday, September 28 with over 200 runners said to have so far registered to participate in the event.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Division One Middle League fixtures
Saturday, September 27 2008
The Division One League (DOL) Board has released the fixtures for the Middle League for Zones One and Two.
(SPORTS- SOCCER) LOCAL:
Starlets to move to camp
Saturday, September 27 2008
The National Under-17 Team, the Black Starlets will on Wednesday, October 1, begin preparations towards the final round qualifiers of the 8th African Under-17 Championship in Algeria next year.
(LEGON) GA EAST :
Charms becoming more potent for students
Sunday, September 28 2008
Following the mysterious death of a female university student sometime back, tongues have wagged and noses have twitched .Spectator bloodhounds caught the ’scent’ around noon last Sunday and nosed pretty deep into an alleged involvement of students in satanic rites for monetary gain.
ACCRA :
Barclays benefits from "SUSU" collection.
Sunday, September 28 2008
Management of Barclays Bank Ghana says it has been able to mobilise deposits to the tune of GH¢12.1 million from its micro banking partners, mostly ‘susu’ collectors since the inception of the scheme in 2006.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM:
Farmer kills man
Sunday, September 28 2008
A circuit court at Asamankese, remanded Abdul Karim Bosompem, a 24-year-old farmer for allegedly murdering Kofi Abalo, 35.
KMA :
Go and vote early-NCCE
Sunday, September 28 2008
The Kumasi Metropolitan Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE),  Georgina Opoku Amankwa, has advised the electorate to report at their various polling stations on time to enable them to easily cast their votes on 7 December. 
ACCRA :
Need for a better pharmaceutical base-VEEP
Sunday, September 28 2008
Vice-President Alhaji Aliu Mahama has called for the establishment of a strong pharmaceutical manufacturing base, which would lead to a significant reduction in the cost of drug importation.
(PARLIAMENT) AMA :
MPs mourn colleague
Sunday, September 28 2008
The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and MP for Suame in Kumasi, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu says the sudden death of the former minister for Finance and Economic Planning,  Kwadwo Baah Wiredu, is a loss to the course of democracy in the country.  According to him, government has also lost a brilliant brain who worked hard to reform the country’s economy. 
TEMA :
Day care for aged
Sunday, September 28 2008
The Tema/Battor Council of the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP), has inaugurated a day care centre for the aged, at Tema, with a call for formulation of policy for the integration of the aged into society.
(ASAMANKESE) WEST AKYEM :
Artisans to undergo exams
Sunday, September 28 2008
One hundred and fifty-three artisans in the West Akyem Municipality have undertaken the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) trade test examination at Asamankese.
ACCRA :
E-EXPRESS on board
Sunday, September 28 2008

Omatek Computers Ghana in partnership with government has launched its e-xpress consumer initiative to make computer acquisition easy and affordable.

(PANTANG) GA EAST :
JCI supports mental hospital
Sunday, September 28 2008

The Accra Chapter of Junior Chamber International (JCI), a worldwide federation of young leaders and entrepreneurs, has donated items worth GH¢5,000 and an undisclosed amount of money to the Pantang Hospital, to help alleviate the plight of inmates there.

ZABZUGU/TATALE :
Tribal clashes in U/W
Monday, September 29 2008
News reaching www.ghanadistricts.com indicates that tribal clashes  have  sparked between the Konkomba and Baasare tribes in the Zabzugu/Tatale District in the Upper West Region.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
Smooth registration under NIA in New Juaben
Monday, September 29 2008
Registration under the National Identification Authority (NIA) which began in Koforidua about a week ago has been smooth.
(DANSOMAN) AMA :
Graduates benefit from church scholarship scheme
Monday, September 29 2008
The Emmanuel Presbyterian Church at Dansoman has awarded scholarships to seven Junior High School graduates, under its Annual Scholarship Awards Scheme, at a ceremony in Accra.
(ANTWIRIFO) DORMAA :
Youth molest two soldiers at Antwirifo
Monday, September 29 2008
A circuit court at Dormaa Ahenkro has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Stephen Kwabena Kabo and Job Adu, both from Antwirifo near Dormaa-Ahenkro for allegedly molesting two soldiers serving at the Kofi-Badukrom border post.
HO:
Police Commander assures of police neutrality
Monday, September 29 2008
The Volta Regional Police Commander, Mr Bernard Dery has assured political parties operating in the region of the neutrality and preparedness of the police to handle all election related issues.
BOLE :
CRI supports shea nut production
Monday, September 29 2008
The Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana has organised an open day to expose research and other activities undertaken by the substation in Bole, to the general public, as part of activities marking its 70th anniversary celebrations.
HO:
Clean register vital for peaceful elections-Dery
Monday, September 29 2008
Volta Regional Police Commander, Mr Benard Dery, said a clean voters’ register was vital for peaceful elections in December.
ACCRA:
Rally behind NPP to ensure victory - Nii Tawiah
Monday, September 29 2008
The Covenant Traders Association (CTA), a Youth Wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was at the weekend inaugurated in Accra with a call on members to rally solidly behind the party in its fight to retain power in the upcoming elections.
(KUMASI) CPP:
Asantehemaa calls for violent free election
Monday, September 29 2008
Asantehemaa, Nana Afua Serwaa Kobi Ampem, has said it was important that political parties embarked on campaigns in a peaceful manner ahead of the December elections.
(ACCRA) CPP:
NPP, NDC will implode before elections
Monday, September 29 2008
The independent candidate vying for the presidency in the December polls, Mr. Kwesi Amoafo-Yeboah, said the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), would both implode before the December 7 polls.
ACCRA :
GBA President resigns
Monday, September 29 2008
Unable to bear the pressure exerted on him by the Council of the Ghana Bar Association, Nii Osah-Mills, until press time yesterday the President of the Association, has resigned his post.
HO :
Disabled to be integrated into regular school system
Monday, September 29 2008
Dr Samuel K. Hayford of the Department of Special Education, University of Education, Winneba said Inclusive Education would improve access to quality education by children with physical disabilities.
GARU-TEMPANE :
Garu gets new DCE
Monday, September 29 2008
The Garu-Tempane District Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Hon. Joseph Kpemka Dindiok as the new District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area.
(SPORT-SOCCER) LOCAL:
"Ghana must forget it" - Gambian Coach
Monday, September 29 2008
Gambia’s Under-20 team coach, Lamine Sarr has advised Ghana to forget her qualification to next year’s African Youth Championship (AYC) billed for Rwanda even before they host the Satellites in a return qualifier in Banjul in a fortnight’s time.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL:
Hayford upbeat about Kotoko’s Africa chance
Monday, September 29 2008
Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s Head Coach, Bashir Hayford has expressed optimism of his Club’s chances in the CAF Confederation Cup Championship.
(AFRAM PLAINS) KWAHU NORTH:
Barclays provides potable water for Afram Plains
Monday, September 29 2008
Barclays Bank Ghana has inaugurated a water project to serve the needs of over 5000 residents of four communities at Afram Plains in the Eastern Region.
(YAAKROM) DORMAA :
Churches to help build health centre
Monday, September 29 2008
The Local Council of Churches at Yaakrom in the Dormaa Municipality has organised a non-denominational fund-raising service   in support of a new health centre.
WA EAST:
Four communities provided with amenities
Monday, September 29 2008
Four farming communities in the Wa East District have been provided with school infrastructure and other social amenities at a cost of GH¢l46,2OO.
(SPORTS-SOCCER) LOCAL:
Satellites beat Scorpions of Gambia
Monday, September 29 2008
Ghana’s Black Satellites gave hope to their chances of a place at next year’s African Youth Championship with a 2-1 hard fought victory over the Young Scorpions of Gambia in the final round first leg clash at the Ohene Djan Stadium, in Accra.
GARU-TEMPANE :
Regional Minister advises new DCE
Monday, September 29 2008
The Upper East Regional Minister, Alhassan Samari, who is also the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Garu has expressed optimism that the new DCE, Hon. Joseph Kpemka Dindiok would perform as expected of him.
(TELEKU-BUKAZU) ELLEMBELLE:
Community demands insight into mining
Monday, September 29 2008
The people of Teleku-Bukasu, have called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to educate them on the impact of mining before a mining company, the Adamus Resources Limited starts operation in the area.
(ESSIKADO) STMA:
’Regard peace as a prime responsibility’
Monday, September 29 2008
Leaders of Christian organisations have been urged to promote peace as a prime responsibility for their members in the upcoming elections in December.
(BREMAN ASIKUMA) ASIKUMA-ODOBEN-BRAKWA:
Hope for ’08 fiscal year
Monday, September 29 2008
The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has recorded an improvement in its internal revenue generation this year, the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Emmanuel Adjei Domson has announced.
(OBUASI) OMA:
Amnesty International schools inhabitants
Monday, September 29 2008
Amnesty International, Ghana (AIG), has organised a day’s capacity building workshop for 40 participants on economic, social and cultural rights of the individual at Obuasi.
(NSUTA) SEKYERE CENTRAL:
District Advisory Committee inaugurated
Monday, September 29 2008
A District Advisory Committee (DAC) to provide advice and make input for the successful implementation of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) programme in the Sekyere Central District and part of the Afram Basin Zone has been inaugurated at Nsuta.
SEKYERE EAST:
GES streamlines roles of district officers
Monday, September 29 2008
The Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, has initiated steps to streamline the role of District Directors and Regional Managers of Educational Units to avoid duplication of functions.
        
(SEKONDI) STMA:
Council pledges support for fire service
Monday, September 29 2008
Chairman of the Ghana National Fire Service Council, Nana (Dr.) Frimpong Anokye Ababio, has said the Council will continue to work hard to provide the service with adequate resources to enhance its operations.
(ZEBILLA) BAWKU WEST:
Ndebugre condemns force marriages
Monday, September 29 2008
The People’s National Convention Member of Parliament for the Bawku West Constituency, Mr. John Ndebugre, has condemned elopment of women for marriage being practised in Northern Ghana saying "it affects the development of the people".
TEMA:
Driver arrested for robbery
Monday, September 29 2008
The Tema Police has arrested Prince Martey, taxi driver who conspired with two unidentified men to rob a female passenger of her personal belongings in Tema last Thursday.
BOLGATANGA:
Prioritise education, health - ISODEC
Monday, September 29 2008
The Executive Director of Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Mr. Bishop Akolgo, has urged government to give much attention to education, health and the water sectors.
(DZODZE) HO:
Government will protect its pride - Dzamesi
Monday, September 29 2008
The government will safeguard its reputation for protecting the peace Ghana has been enjoying.
(KOFORIDUA) NEW JUABEN:
St Joseph Hospital needs expansion
Monday, September 29 2008
The Director of the St Joseph Hospital, an orthopaedic hospital at Koforidua, Reverend Brother Johannes Torwoe has appealed for support to enable the hospital to expand its operation to meet the demands of the public.
NATIONAL :
Exhibition of Voters register to be opened from 5th Oct.
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Exhibition of the voters register will be opened from October 5 at all polling stations and close at October 11, the Electoral Commission (EC) announced.

ACCRA :
Involve chiefs in bill discussions
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Coalition of the Right to Information, a group formed to promote enhanced accountability and transparency in government has said the Right of Information bill must take cognizance of the chieftaincy institution.

WA :
MMDCAs to be given transportation incentives
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Municipal and District Assembly members in the country would soon be provided with motorbikes under a package initiated by National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana to solve their logistic challenges.

(FUNSI) WA EAST :
Assembly builds house for disaster victim
Tuesday, September 30 2008

The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr George Hikah Benson has said fighting was not part of politics and urged Ghanaians to vote for the incumbent for more development.

(EJURA SEKYEDUMASE) NKORANZA SOUTH:
Report forgery to police in Accra
Tuesday, September 30 2008

The Electoral Commission (EC) has directed the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to report an alleged case of forging of voters identity card in the Ejura Sekyedumase Constituency in the Ashanti Region to the police in Accra.

ACCRA :
GTUC mourns late minister
Tuesday, September 30 2008

The Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) has expressed their deep sorrow about the death of Mr. Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and Member of Parliament for Asante Akyem North.
 

TECHIMAN :
Best teacher awards to be held in Techiman
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Thirty-nine teachers in 13 categories at different levels of education and non-teaching personnel will be honoured by President John Agyekum Kufuor at the 14th national best teacher award ceremony to be held in Techiman in Brong Ahafo on November 7 this year.

KMA :
Otumfuo discusses justice system
Tuesday, September 30 2008

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called for the development of the necessary legal framework to support the adaptation of diversionary measures in the country’s justice delivery system.

SUNYANI :
Help private enterprises
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, has commended heads of institutions in the informal sector for their invaluable roles and contributions in providing job opportunities for a great number of the youth.

SUNYANI :
World heart day marked in municipal
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Mr Aaron Offei, Brong-Ahafo Regional Director of Health Service, has noted that the increase in heart related diseases among the aged, was due to failure on their part to exercises in their youth.

ACCRA :
National week of prayer launched
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Reverend Dr. Yaw Frimpong–Manso, the Moderator of Presbyterian Church of Ghana, has said politics, ethnicity, religion and class distinction should give way to unity and love for the good of Ghana.

ACCRA :
One week of late ministers’ death to be celebrated tomorrow
Tuesday, September 30 2008

Mr. John Dramani Mahama, Running mate to the flag bearer of National Democratic Congress (NDC), described the death of the late Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Kwadwo Baah -Wiredu, as a great loss to the State.

TEMA :
No permit for lorry station
Tuesday, September 30 2008

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has said it would in no way grant the Biakoye Transport Company permit to run a lorry station at the El-Passo Park at Tema Community One, since that space was already choked.