Efforts by the Tano North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region to improve access to water have yielded results as most communities in the area have benefited from either one or more boreholes.
In order to assist the Police discharge their work effectively in the district, the government through the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly has delivered two vans to the Police service in the district.
The International Fellowships Programme Alumni Association of Ghana (IFPAAG) has urged Ghanaians to respect electoral laws of the state and report to the appropriate institutions for redress of any issues that may arise during the December elections.
DCOP Patrick Timbilla, Greater Accra Regional Police Commander has reiterated the need for partnership and co-operation from the public because policing security was a shared responsibility
A 3 unit classroom block with ancillary facilities has been considered by the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly to be built for the St. Theresa school at Tongo.
The Asutsuare Mantse, Nene Michael Tetteh Ablorh IV, has called on the electorate to cherish and protect the unity that binds Ghanaians as one people and one nation with a common destiny.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday appealed to all registered Ghanaian voters to check up their records during the exhibition of the biometric voter register throughout the country to enfranchise them for the 2012 general election.
Most Reverend Joseph Osei-Bonsu, President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops Conference, has appealed to politicians to avoid electioneering campaigns based on mischief and ethnicity.
Pharmacists working in all government healthcare facilities have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike from Tuesday September 4.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday assured the people of Central Region that his administration would work assiduously to develop the area.
Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), on Friday stressed the need to establish Information Communication and Technology (ICT) units in basic and Senior High Schools (SHS) to facilitate the study of ICT.
Physically challenged persons continue to receive financial assistance from government following the creation of separate account as well as establishment of special committees in the various assemblies to manage their affaires.
Some officials of the ongoing Biometric voter register exhibition exercise at Tamale have suggested that politicians should team up with EC for more intensive publicity before many people would be denied voting on Election Day as a result of certain biometric omissions.
The Member of Parliament for the Nkwanta South Constituency, Gershon Kofi Bediako Gbediame has assisted two senior high schools in the Nkwanta South District with computers.
Information gathered by Ghanadistricts.com has it that, three major projects being undertaken in the compus of the Sacred Heart Senior High School in the Sunyani West District of the Brong Ahafo Region is nearing completion.
The Chief Executive for Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly, William Ata-Mends has tipped the Vice President Mr. Kwesi Amissah Arthur to be appointed as the running mate for President John Dramani Mahama for the forthcoming 2012 general elections.
The Tano North District Assembly has adopted strategic measures to improve sanitation conditions within the district.
The Ahanta West District Assembly with funding from GETfund is constructing a 3- unit classroom block for students in the Beahu DA Primary School to improve teaching and learning in the area.
Government has expanded the beneficiary communities under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district from 5 communities to 11 in the district.
The Supreme Court will on September 12, 2012 hear the motion for interlocutory injunction seeking to restrain Parliament from considering the Constitutional Instrument for the creation of 45 additional constituencies.
Pharmacists in government hospitals have started an indefinite strike.
Residents of three communities in Kumasi, Oti, Kuwait and Aprabon, have threatened to take to the streets to protest, what they say is the poor management of the Oti landfill site by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA).
Members of the Child Protection Committees (CPCs) have been urged to step up public education on the rights of children, particularly, girls.
The Kabiti Township, in the Nkwanta South District in the Volta Region has been provided with 10-seater vault chamber to boost sanitation in the area.
The Ketu North District Assembly has successfully completed all of its eight major projects it intended to embark on to increase economic activities in the area.
More efforts are in place to at least secure adequate classroom blocks that will aid in the effective teaching and learning for pupils in various basic schools in the Talensi-Nabdam district in the Upper East region.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has appealed for public restraint as it works around the clock to rectify all anomalies detected in the provisional voters’ register, now on exhibition.
The president, John Dramani Mahama has assured that government is committed to creating an enabling environment for both local and foreingn companies to have access to financing and market.
President John Dramani Mahama has solemnly underscored that ‘education is a right and must therefore be free’ to make it accessible to all persons in the country.
Classes have currently resumed at DC Middle School in the Mfuom Sunkwa Electoral Area in the Twifo Heman Lower Denkyira (THLD) District shortly after its closure to allow renovation works on the building.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Nyamekye Marfo has today toured some basic schools in the Region as part of “my first day at school” ceremony, which has now become an annual programme.
The Presiding Member for the Akuapim South Municipality in the Eastern Region, Hon. William Kotey Neequaye has on behalf of the Assembly welcomed newly admitted pupils into Kindergarten (KG) in basic schools in area.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Augustine Gyenning, the Ashanti Regional Commander, has urged personnel of the service to remain alert and stay ahead of criminals.
Professor Emeritus Ebenezer Laing, former pro-vice Chancellor of University of Ghana, has called for more funding for public tertiary education to churn out quality graduates for national development.
Government is to create a common platform to harmonize all job creation initiatives that are scattered all over the various sectors in the country.
Water and electricity tariffs will remain the same for the next three months.
The Municipal Chief Executive of the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region, Andrews Sodah has advised teachers to improve their efforts to give students better tuition to improve performance of students in the Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE.
The Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Petroleum, Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, on Monday paid a working visit to the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).
Mr Gabriel Senanu, Volta Regional Chairman of the Conference of Managers of Educational Units (COMEU), has called on government to implement without delay the proposed incentive package for teachers working in deprived areas.
As part of efforts in solving the classroom deficit problem in the area, a 2-storey classroom block, which is under construction for the Chiraa Senior High School in the Sunyani West District, is nearing completion.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly yesterday marked the ‘My first day at School’ as part of the Assembly’s commitment towards good education for children who entered school for the first time.
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) last Thursday ended the last one-day “Media for Democracy Convention on the 2012 Election” in Takoradi.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has signed separate agreements with the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC), and the Saboba and Chereponi District Assemblies to transfer funds for the Resiliency in Northern Ghana program.
President John Dramani Mahama will on Wednesday visit Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso to thank the Heads of State and people of the two neighbouring countries for their support during the funeral of the late President John Evans Atta Mills.
About 27 communities have duly benefited from light in the Lambussie Karni district out of the total 35 scheduled to be connected to the national electricity grid this year by the China Water Electric Co-operation.
The Medium and Small Enterprise (MSE) that oversee the implementation of the Rural Enterprise Programme in the Akuapem North Municipal has acquired an ultra-modern office complex for its activities at Obosomase.
Work will soon commence on an electricity extension project in the Dominase Electoral Area in the Gomoa East District to connect four communities to the national grid.
Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Tuesday distributed some items to pupils of some kindergarten and basic schools in the Tema Metropolis to mark “My First Day at School.”
The District Chief Executive for the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly, Vivian Anafo has revealed the construction of a new Nurses’ quarters scheduled for Yinduri, a suburb of the district.
The District Chief Executive of the Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District Assembly in the Northern region, Hon Philip N. Laari has promised that 5 communities under the district will possibly get electricity before the end of the year.
Management of the National Service Scheme (NSS) on Wednesday deployed 68,210 personnel to undertake their national service for the 2012 to 2013 service year.
Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) has said it is important for Ghanaians to avoid drawing conclusions that imputed wrong-doing on the part of the EC, concerning the demarcation of new constituencies.
Two thousand Ghana cedis reward has been announced for anybody who would provide information to the security service on the where about of three taxi drivers that got missing in the Yilo Krobo Municipality.
Construction of the Nkwanta Market in the Nkwanta South district is on course, the District Chief Executive, Joseph Nyofam Ninkab has stated.
The Assin South District Assembly has intensify efforts to ensure the completion of various on-going school projects as soon as possible to enhance teaching and learning in the in the district.
Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister said Agriculture education and training should focus on middle level personnel required for the sector.
The chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has described as laughable, claims that he and the commission are in bed with the government following its intention to create some new constituencies.
Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, has commended the efforts of teachers in their strive to achieve the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals.
In a bid to improve the transportation network in the country, President Mahama has assured that road projects, which are under construction in various places in the country but have been stalled due to beauracratic processes, would be fast tracked.
A middle aged man, Abanneh Akurugu has been reported dead this morning at Dachio in the Bolgatanga municipality following yesterday’s rainstorm that hit Bolga and the surrounding environs.
A new lorry park is almost completed for the people of Bechem, the capital town of the Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.
About 300 students in St. Francis Primary School in the Bawjiase New Town Electoral Area in the Awutu Senya District are currently benefiting from the School Feeding Programme.
Mr Henry Ford Kamel, the Volta Regional Minister, on Thursday applauded Amnesty International (AI-Ghana) for consistently prompting governments on human rights issues.
Government continues to support children in deprived communities across the country with free school uniforms to get them in the classrooms.
Fourty five basic schools in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region were presented with a total of 255 laptop computers as part of government one laptop per child policy to enhance acquisition of information and communication technology skills.
Conscious efforts are being made by the Ahanta West District Assembly in the Western Region to improve the economic sector of the area as a light industrial area is under construction at Agona Ahanta.
President Mahama on Thursday pledged to lend the support of Ghanaians towards the maintenance of peace and security in the West African sub-region.
Most of the roads connecting towns within the Tano South District have received facelifting touches to improve the transportation network in the area.
Very soon, teachers at the Notredam Senior High School in the Sunyani West District will have no worry about accommodation problems as such a facility is nearing completion in the school for them.
A presby school at Asuokor, a deprived town in the Jaman North District has had a fair share of the national cake as renovation works has been carried on their makeshift structure.
Four hundred and eighty youth in the Ketu South Municipality are undergoing skills training in computer soft and hardware.
Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, Mayor of Accra yesterday inspected the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) construction work on the Graphic Road in Accra to ascertain the level of progress made so far.
Minister for Education, Lee Ocran, and some Heads of the Ghana Education Service (GES), toured some selected schools in the Ga East Municipality in the Greater Accra Region and the Nsawam Basic School in the Eastern Region to mark “My First Day At School”.
The Sissala West District Assembly has so far realized a total of GH¢40,405.34 representing 71% of its 2012 targeted revenue of GH¢56,780.00.
After so many years of attending school in other towns, construction work is currently ongoing in the Dumakwei town in the Tano North District to get them such infrastructure.
Government is to acquire 75 new fire tenders from India, to properly equip the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to enable it to effectively deliver on its mandate.
The CHF International, a non-governmental organisation, has inaugurated three projects to help ensure good environmental sanitation in the community of Avenor in the Accra Metropolis.
All 5 mechanized boreholes currently under construction by the Public Utility Regulatory Commission(PURC) in certain localities in the Lambussie karni district are nearing completion.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Mr.Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has inspected work on a-47-kilometer cocoa growing road linking the Northern part of the district popularly referred to as Aiyinasi-North.
Serious plans are underway for the building of a standard fire station at Gbeogo, a suburb of the Talensi Nabdam district in the upper East region.
Accessibility to potable water has remained a challenge for most of the local dwellers in the country, but the government through several interventions is gradually solving water problems in the hinterlands.
As part of measures to upgrade most of the poor roads in the district, the Talensi Nabdam District Assembly is making efforts into the rehabilitation of access road at the Tongo-Zubengo health centre.
A fencing project around the residence of the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Tano South Assembly is underway in the area.
The Ketu North District Assembly is making a lot of effort to reduce infrastructural deficit it is confronted with in order to ensure that the assembly functions effectively.
Government would support vegetable farmers in Mankessim in the Central Region to become the hub of improved and quality vegetables for both domestic and external consumption, President John Dramani Mahama has announced.
Regimanuel Gray Company Limited has made a timely intervention in constructing a 6-unit classroom block with 6-unit toilet facility for the Oborpah East LA Primary School in the Lower Manya Krobo District.
In a bid to serve the health needs of the people in the area, an office accommodation for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is almost completed.
Two infrastructural projects are nearing completion for the Nasac Model primary school at Sampa, the capital of the Jaman North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Assemblyman for Tanoso in the Tano North District of the Bono Ahafo Region, Emmanuel Asare Kumi, 35, and four others, at the weekend met their untimely death when the vehicle they were travelling on crashed at Terchire, near Duayaw Nkwanta.
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), under the Ghana Political Parties Programme on Sunday concluded a three-day workshop for selected youth leaders of political parties and some identifiable youth groups.
Property worth about GHC199, 500 were destroyed by fire in the Brong Ahafo Region from 159 cases recorded between January and July, Assistant Chief Fire Officer Kwame Larbi Apraku, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, told the GNA.
Two abattoirs located at Navrongo in the Kassena Nankana East municipality have been rehabilitated by the Assembly as part of ways to upgrading them meet the desired standard devoid of any environmental health complexities.
Educational institutions in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region continue to receive support from the assembly to make life more comfortable to the students.
Quality health delivery is very essential to keep communities productive and this cannot be achieved without health facilities.
Within a short time, Abeadze State College located at Dominiase in the Mfantseman Municipality has benefitted from a number of Better Ghana agenda projects to improve the level of education in the area.
President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday started a tour of the Greater Accra Region to thank the chiefs and people for their contribution to the funeral of President John Evans Atta Mills.
Residents, especially pregnant women at Yamfro, a town in the Tano North District in the Brong Ahafo Region have expressed joy over a newly constructed maternity block for them at the Yamfro health centre.
The Fatili Small Holder Organic Mango Group on Tuesday appealed to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) to allocate 5% of its funds to help the association to increase its plantation.
The District Chief Executive for the Lambussie Karni District, Clement Benin has expressed the confidence of a boost in food security at the district this year.
Mr Joseph Boateng, Asunafo North Municipal Best Farmer, has appealed to the management of the cocoa mass spraying exercise to consider opening more gangs for the next season to boost performance.
Work on the National Gas Processing Plant at Atuabo in the Eastern Nzima Traditional Area of the Western Region, is progressing steadily.
The Northern Regional Police Command is working to reduce hot spots in the region to ensure a peaceful election in December, the Regional Police Commander said in Tamale on Tuesday.
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly has inaugurated District Health Advocacy Team (DHAT) to play a role in improving the health of the people.
Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, says government has put in place measures to improve education at the basic level.
With the view of enhancing public service delivery, the various offices in the Tano South District Assembly at Bechem are being refurbished with modern facilities.
Sanitation in the Mfantseman Municipality has improved tremendously as more project have been initiated in that sector.
The Donkorkrom lorry park in the Kwahu North District in the eastern Region is to be given a facelift to make it more conducive for users.
The China Water Electrification Project is undertaking the connection of at least 32 communities under the Sissala East district to the national electricity grid.
The Krachi East District Assembly with support from the Ministry of Education has so far distributed about one thousand dual desks to basic schools in the district this year.
Teachers in the Asemasa town will very soon have no excuse for not putting up their best as an accommodation facility is being constructed for them.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has embarked on distribution of 828 dual desks to certain basic schools captured under the Northern Flood School Projects in the Kassena Nankana East municipality.
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwodwo Afari-Gyan will be on Ghana’s flagship election programme on Ghana Television’s – ‘THE ELECTION PLATFORM’ – on Thursday, September 13, to speak on a range of issues including the creation of new constituencies.
Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has reiterated the call on members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to remain united and work hard to ensure victory in the December polls.
The Tamale Youth Home Cultural Group, an affiliate of the National Youth Authority (NYA) has donated dental and surgical equipment to the Dental Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to enhance effective delivery of service to patients.
President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday announced that government through the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) would provide one thousand outboard fishing motors and smoking equipment to fisher folks in five regions.
Ghana’s Fishery sector is to have an injection of 50 million dollars from the World Bank and 3.5 million dollars grant from the Global Environmental Fund.
The government continues to make strides in its quest to hook all communities to the electricity national grid.
The Ministry of Energy under the Renewable Energy Programme being rolled out in the deprived and remote areas, is giving the opportunity for some residents in the Sissala East district to benefit from solar lamps.
Mr. Kwaku Attah, chairman for the New Patroitic Party (NPP) branch in the Freboye Constituency in the Bosome Freho District in the Ashanti Region, has thrown his support for President John Mahama and the NDC government for initiating noteworthy development projects in the area.
The Education Ministry has support the Atiwa District Assembly to solve the furniture difficulties the schools were faced with.
The Ministry of education in collaboration with the district assemblies continue to equip schools with desks which have been lacking in most of the classrooms.
Very soon residents living in New Brosankro, a town in the Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region will enjoy the services of a new 12-seater aqua privy toilet facility which is under construction for them.
The new Lambussie Poly-Clinic completed for residents in the Lambussie-Karni district has duly been handed over to authorities for actual operations to be carried out in the area.
Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has pledged to dutifully discharge his duty as Vice President with excellence and remain committed to contribute his part to creating a better Ghanaian society
Two oil companies, Hess Corporation Ghana and the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC) on Thursday launched a scholarship scheme for students in the frontline districts of the oil exploration field off Cape Three Points.
The Local Enterprise and Skills Development programme LESDEP has moved a step further to engage the Ghanaian youth in skills acquisition and capital assistance to curb unemployment among the youth.
Farmers in the West Gonja District have expressed gratitude to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) for introducing a new hybrid maize variety which the farmers said was a novelty likely to improve their income.
The National Cadre Corps of the 31st December Revolution has pledged their unflinching support for President John Dramani Mahama to win the December elections.
President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday ended his nationwide tour to thank Ghanaians for their assistance and support to government towards the final funeral rites of President John Evans Atta Mills.
A National Sanitation Task force to oversee measures to tackle sanitation problems across the country has been inaugurated at Agbogbloshie in Accra.
Construction of a teachers’ bungalow is underway for the Princess Akatekyi School in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region.
Fourteen junior high schools in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region have each been supplied with 17 laptop computers.
As part of the Better Ghana Agenda, which has succeeded in improving the lives of many in the country, about twelve deprived towns in the Bosome Freho District will very soon be connected to the national power grid.
President John Dramani Mahama has advised the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to avoid political partisanship in the discharge of their duties during the December general elections.
The Government is to construct a 65.8 kilometer alternative route stretching from Asutuare junction through Asutuare Township to Asikuma junction which forms part of the Eastern Corridor road.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has taken delivery of sanitation equipment costing about GH¢4 million to boost waste management in the metropolis.
A traditional ruler in the Brong-Ahafo Region, has appealed to Members of Parliament to place premium on national interest instead of being partisan in their considerations and deliberations of issues.
The regent of Dagbon, Kapankuya Na Yakubu Abdulai Andani, has appealed to the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service to send more medical doctors to the Yendi Government Hospital.
The Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gjan, has insisted the creation of the 45 new constituencies is inevitable.
About 168 disabled persons living in the Shama District in the Western Region have been supported by the District Assembly with GHs 147, 60.
Government continues its drive to provide the youth with employable skills to ensure they become self sufficient when they establish their own businesses instead of looking for non-existing jobs.
The District Chief Executive for the Bawku West District Assembly, Moro Adam Anabah has revealed that works on the Zebilla-Zabre road, which links Ghana and Burkina Faso will soon be accomplished to ease transportation.
A number of communities in the Saboba district in the Northern region will shortly benefit from electricity when works finally completes on an extension of grid to those areas.
Government is still committed to curtailing difficult access to potable water in the hinterlands, as the Kassene Nankana East Municipal Assembly has assisted the completion of 3 no. boreholes in some communities in the municipality.
A Business Developnemt Manager, Mr George Dake has reiterated that the Loca Entreprise and Skills Development Programme(LESDEP) has set up a post business advisory services to ensure sustenance and proper management of individuals’ businesses.
President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday outlined measures government had adopted to increase cocoa production and better the lots of farmers throughout cocoa farming areas in the country.
Flood waters have submerged about six kilometers of roads from Chama to the Fio communities in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.
Mr. Moses Dramani Luri, Sissala, West District Chief Executive (DCE), has expressed worry over the spate of armed robbery in the area, and called for effective measures to stop the criminals from harassing people.
The chiefs and people of the Upper Denkyira, in the Central Region, have condemned illegal small-scale mining, popularly called galamsey, in the area.
The Ghana Disabled Association is currently organizing a sensitization and financial support programme for about 120 persons with disability at Breman Asikuma in the Asikuman Odoben Brakwa (AOB) in the Central Region.
The Ahanta West District Assembly in the Western Region has procured a new refuse collection truck as part of efforts to assist the refuse collection in the area.
The quest for residents in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region to have improved facilities to improve their social and economic activities will soon materialized.
Works on a Communication Information Centre(CIC), and a Post office facility being constructed simultaneously at the Bawku West district to boost up infrastructure development for residents will soon be completed by the end of the year.
Sporting activities in Bechem, the capital of the Tano South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region will very soon be revived as one of their football parks is currently being upgraded to host local and international sporting activities.
Two strategic health projects which begun implementation this year at Saboba in the Northern region have both reached advanced stages of works.
The Metro Mass Transit (MMT) is to provide buses to transport schoolchildren from Ayigbe Town to Weija to prevent them from using the Weija Dam site as a thoroughfare.
In a bid to boost school infrastructure in the area, the Shama District Assembly has completed about seven new classroom projects for some selected deprived schools within the district.
Health personnel in the Akatsi District are on hand to control cholera outbreak that hits some communities along the Tordzi River in the district.
Hundreds of residents Thursday morning poured onto the major streets of Tamale to register their displeasure at the installation of pre-paid meters on their premises by officials of the Volta River Authority (VRA).
Mr. Ameen Salifu, Wa East District Chief Executive, has said 27 communities in the district would be connected to the national grid soon.
The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in Brong-Ahafo, on Monday presented seven Nissan Pick-Up vehicles to selected Municipal and District Assemblies in the Region at forecourt of the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) in Sunyani.
Mr John Akolgo Tia, Member of Parliament (MP) for Talensi in the Upper East Region, at the weekend gave assurance to victims of recent floods in the area that government would help them to overcome their plight.
A total of 27 buses and three pick-ups were on Monday presented to some senior high institutions including special schools in the Volta Region.
A minimum amount of GHS100 has been disbursed each to 250 Persons Living with Disability in the Chereponi district in the Northern region.
Government through Ministry of Education has made series of re-construction works at the University Mines and Technology (UMaT) in the Tarkwa Nsuaem municipality to improve teaching and learning.
The West Gonja District Assembly has attended to the plight of inhabitants living in at least three communities that were affected by the flooding of the Mole river.
The assemblyman for Ankyease Electoral Area in the Agona West Municipality, Eric Adams has appealed to the Assembly to as a matter of urgency construct a new school for the community to raise the standard of education in the area.
The College of Health and Well-Being-Kintampo (CoHK) has begun the construction of a GH¢3.2 Million hostel facility to ease accommodation problems on campus.
A new dormitory block facility under construction at the EP Senior High School (SHS) in the Saboba district is almost accomplished for students of the school.
A new office accommodation has been provided for the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) personnel at Nyinahin in the Atwima-Mponua District in the Ashanti Region.
The Eastern Region Minister, Mr. Victor Smith has today inspected work on the Oyoko Community clinic, which is nearing completion in the New Juaben Municipality.
With a vision to further solve the health needs of the people in the area, a new maternity block has been duly completed for the Bechem government hospital in the Tano South District Assembly.
After extending electricity to a number of deprived communities, the Kadjebi district assembly has moved a step further to ensuring security in the district.
Eastern Regional Minister Victor Smith has suggested that contracts for the construction of infrastructure for schools including furniture should be done with the involvement of the beneficiaries more importantly the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies.
Mr David Osei-Wusu of the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), on Tuesday said improving financial management at the assembly level was imperative for local governance as well as development.
The Juaboso Senior High School (SHS) in the Juaboso District has befitted from a 2- storey administration block as part of efforts to ensure a smooth running of administrative works in the school.
As part of efforts to solve the unemployement canker threatening the development of the country, the Tano South District Assembly has initiated the Rural Technology Facility (RTF) to equip the youth with employable skills.
The Kpandai District Assembly is committing earnest efforts for the accomplishment of works on the Assembly Complex Annex which is currently under construction in the area.
Work has begun on the Phase 2 of the new administrative block for the Prestea – Huni Valley District Assembly at Bogoso.
The West Gonja District Assembly in conjunction with Jaksally, a non-governmental organization (NGO) operating in the area has mobilized a total of 87 women groups to assist them embark on some savings to improve their livelihoods.
Following the outbreak of cholera in the Akatsi District, the District Health Directorate of the Ketu North District has increased surveillance to ensure they act quickly should they register any case in the district.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Victor Smith has appealed to all political persuasions and their followers to be mindful of the essence of the unity and peace we all need as a nation for peaceful development.
A 20-seater two storey water closet toilet facility with urinals constructed at the Dzodze Market has been commissioned.
Over ninety pregnant women are reported to have tested positive for HIV in 28 health facilities in the Brong Ahafo region, between the months of January and June this year.
Former President Jerry John Rawlings Wednesday said Ghana needed a government that demonstrates intolerance for corruption and injustice.
Dr Esther Offei-Abogye, Executive Director, Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), has called on government to consider the provision of contraceptives unto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly in the Central Region is constructing a new Community Health Planning service (CHPs) compound at Tuakwa to boost health delivery in the community and its surrounding environs.
The Assemblyman for Aberful Samsamso in the Awutu Senya District, Humbertson A. Donkoh has appealed to the assembly to redirect attention to the extension of electricity to some communities in his electoral area which has recently been abandoned.
The Chereponi District Assembly has intensified its support to People living with Disability in the area as it has this year rehabilitated the Disability centre located in the district to boost the wellbeing of disabled persons.
The commitment by the Saboba District Assembly to boost adequate school structure in achieving quality education is invariably in progress, as the Assembly is making intense efforts to complete within schedule a 3-unit classroom block facility for N-nalog community.
The Kpandai District Assembly has successfully accomplished a standard school block for school pupil at Wiachabob, a suburb of the district.
A new block to serve as office accommodation for the Nataional Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Secratariat in the Sefwi-Wiawso District in the Western Region is almost completed.
Accommodation project for the District Chief Executive (DCE) and the District Coordinating Director (DCD) for the Sunyani West district Assembly is almost completed, a means to empower them deliver on the mandate given them.
The Sefwi-Wiaso District Assembly has initiated eight (8) school projects as a means to improving the standard of education in the area.
Authorities of the New Juaben Senior High School are looking forward to increasing enrolment this academic year following addition of a number of new infrastructures.
The Jomoro District Assembly in the Western Region, for the first time in recent years, exceeded its Internally Generated Fund (IGF) target for the year by 108 per cent.
The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), on Thursday commissioned a refurbished Meat Shop worth GH¢ 50,000, at the Tema Community One Market.
The Ketu North District Assembly has acquired 5 acre plot of land at Deme to be developed into landfill site for wastes.
President John Dramani Mahama has assured of government’s support for victims of the recent floods which hit Bawku Municipal, Bawku West and Garu-Tempane in the Upper East Region.
The President, John Dramani Mahama, has nominated 30 people for appointment as District Chief Executives for 30 districts in nine regions of the country.
The West Gonja District Assembly has moved to rehabilitate the Nabori dam, as part of measures to ensuring a boost in agriculture production.
The Kpandai District Assembly has managed to build an additional and dignified school structure for some school children at Tadando, a community under the district.
The new 1 storey 18 units market stalls facility intended to be made available for residents of the Saboba town as part of efforts by the Assembly to develop the area is moving steadily in the area.
Over 200 cases of Cholera have been recorded within two weeks in the Greater Accra region, raising concerns about the sanitation situation in the region’s busy centres.
The Kadjebi District Assembly has demonstrated strong commitment to improving quality health delivery to its citizens through easy accessibility.
The Electoral Commission will allow proxy voting and transfer of votes during the 2012 general election which will be conducted with the Biometric Voters’ Register.
The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has urged parents, teachers and school authorities to complement the efforts of each other in the upbringing, career and educational development of children.
Farmers in Asutifi and Tain districts of Brong-Ahafo Region have called for more agric extension officers to enable them access improved and proven farming technologies for increased yields.
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly has successfully turned Pentoawala, an area close to the main Koforidua station into a productive business centre with the construction of stores.
Residents living in Nyinahin and its environs are to enjoy quality healthcare delivery as a reproductive and child health block (RCH) has been inaugurated amidst fanfare in the the Atwima-Mponua District Hospital.
About two hundred (200) persons from 133 communities in the Ahanta West District have graduated from Youth Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (YESDEP) after pursing various modules of the programme.
The Chiefs and people of Akyem-Adukrom, near Kibi, in the Eastern Region, last Friday honoured Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, with the royal title Odimafo, for his contribution towards the development of the community.
The Chief Executive for Gomoa West District Assembly, Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has inaugurated 2 separate teachers’ quarters at Apam and Gomoa Simbrofo.
President John Dramani Mahama is in New York for the 67th UN General Assembly meeting.
The Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) has taken delivery of a 36-seater bus to help ease the transportation problem it experiences.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District has recorded 38.6 percent in this year’s (BECE) with only 4 schools recording zero percent as compared to 25% scored in 2011 academic year with 7 schools scoring zero.
The Chereponi District Assembly has benefited a total sum of GHS 18,000 approved from the Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) project for the implementation of a 3 months Action Plan of the programme in the district.
The Kassena Nankana East Municipal Assembly has supported the establishment of a remarkable health centre project for inhabitants of Korania.
Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Deputy Minister of Energy has expressed government’s willingness to address the erratic power supply in the country.
President Mahama has reiterated the country’s commitment towards the rule of law.
Introduction of the Ghana School Feeding Programme in deprived communities came as great relieve to parents and students in beneficiary communities since it offers at least one hot meal a day for the pupils.
The Second International Nursing Conference to create an enabling
environment for maintaining standards in nursing practice within the West African sub-region has opened.
A six- classroom block with an office, store, library and washrooms built for the Anomangye M/A Primary School in the Kumasi Metropolis at the cost of GH¢230,000.00 has been inaugurated.
The President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, on Monday nominated Mr Anthony E. Aggrey, as the District Chief Executive for the Wassa East District Assembly.
Authorities of the Koforidua Technical Institute have appealed for the completion of a seven unit classroom block whose completion date has long elapsed but the project is yet to be completed.
President John Dramani Mahama will address the 67th UN General Assembly on Wednesday September 26, 2012.
Mr. Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, Gomoa West District Chief Executive has appealed to development partners and cooperate agencies to collaborate with government for improved education in the country.
About seventy (70) disabled persons in the Bawku Municipality have received support from the Assembly with an amount of Ghs 21,000 to help them take charge of their economic lives.
Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has appealed to the people of Odumase and its environs in the Sunyani West District to support the government to improve the living standards of the people.
As part of efforts to improve on the issue of housing in the district, the Kpandai District Assembly has managed to commit resources from its share of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) to put up an impressive 10 No. 3 unit residential bungalows for staff of the Assembly.
All two police posts set by the Saboba District Assembly to be established this year at Changbani and Wapuli, both communities under the district have been accomplished at the respective areas.
Work is almost completed on a 2 storey administration block for the Abankwaman Senior High School (SHS) in the Assin South District to enhance administrative work in the school.
The New Patriotic Party Parliamentary candidate for the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam constituency in the Central Region has died.
President Mahama has told members of Investment group Renaissance Capital in the US that the prospects of Ghana’s oil and gas industry are very good for foreign direct investors.
China Railway Corporation, contractors of the Achimota –Ofankor Three Lane Dual Carriageway has handed the project over to government after an inspection of the site by Mr Joe Gidisu, Minister of Roads and Highways.
The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Mr Mohammed Ahmed Baba-Jamal, had warned officials of the Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP), against selection of persons for the project based on their political affiliation.
True to the words of the Eastern Regional Minister to ensure the collapsed bridge that link the Agormanya Market is swiftly reconstructed, work on the reconstruction has already started.
A new information and communication technology centre for students and the general public at Adidome in the North Tongu District in the Volta region has been commissioned.
The Sissala East District Assembly is offering economic relief to some physically challenged persons in the district as it will today deliver a sum of GHS 65,000 meant to assist them ease their socio-economic woes in the area.
The Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, is to begin a three-day visit to the Western Region today.
The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), yesterday received donations from 10 more companies towards this year’s National Farmers Day celebration slated for November 2nd at Abokobi in the Ga East Municipality of the Greater Accra Region.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly has completed works on 2 new Community Health Planning service (CHPs) compounds at Nkwantanan and Sarfa to improve health care in the areas.
Work is almost completed on a 3 unit classroom block facility underway at Konjado in the Kpandai district in the Northern region.
The Kintampo Senior High School in the Kintampo Municipality can boast of massive infrastructural development as four (4) new projects have been initiated for them.
The Ajumako Enyan Essiam District Chief Executive, Peter Light Koomson, has vowed his outfit will do its possible best to provide health workers with the much needed logistic aimed at improving health delivery in the area.
President John Mahama has assured the international community that the 2012 elections, which will be held in December, will be free, fair and peaceful devoid of violence.
A feud between Ghana Urban Water Company Limited (GUWCL) and K. Adu Construction and Plumbing Works, has left over 500 households of Amasaman in the Ga West Municipality without water supply for more than two weeks.
The Acting Chief Fire Officer, Brigadier General Guyiri has appealed to
Metropolitan and District Assemblies to donate a percentage of the Common Fund to District Fire Stations.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Kwabena Duffuor has signed three World Bank funded projects: Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (US$100 million), West African Agriculture Productivity Program (US$60 million) and Urban Water project (Additional Financing of US$50 million), totaling US$210 million to support the Government of Ghana’s efforts to sustain economic growth, and maintain its middle income status.
Ghana recorded a growth rate of 7.1 percent this year falling short of the government’s projected target of 9.4 percent.
The Lower Manya Municipal Assembly has honour its obligation to physically challenged persons in the municipality with the release of funds which was disbursed to them for various economic or education purposes.
Assembly members in the North and South Tongu Districts in the Volta have been presented with their motor bikes.
Renaissance Capital, the leading emerging markets investment bank has hosted President John Dramani Mahama at an investor meeting on the sideline of the 67th UN General Assembly Meeting in New York.
Accommodation for the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Assin South District Assembly in the Central Region has finally reached its completion with only few works left to be done.
The Sissala East District Assembly is to provide residents in some three communities in the area with grinding mill as a step to assisting their economic lives.
Ghana is on the verge of meeting all the targets set in the Millinium Development Goals, President John Mahama has revealed.
About 200 persons in the Ahanta West District have successfully completed training under the Youth Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (YESDEP).
At least the problem of congestion will considerably be minimised as the Bole District Assembly has yearned to accomplish an additional school block for a school at Gbilimpe a community under the district in the Northern region.
Workers in the Jaman South District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region will now have no excuse for coming to work late as work on a new bungalow them is nearing completion.
Residents of Bimbilla in the Nanumba North District of the Northern Region are full of joy and praises to government and the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, for the facelift given to the 47km road from Bimbilla to Yendi which had been a thorn in their flesh until this intervention.
Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education on Thursday reiterated the caution to heads of second cycle schools to refrain from charging students in first and final years a full year’s fees.
The Youth Enterprises and Skills Development Centre (YESDEC), on Thursday organized a one-day management training programme for 345 beneficiaries of the centre’s skills and enterprises development programme at Takoradi.
District Assemblies in the three Northern Regions had received a total of 44, 459,401.31 Canadian Dollar support to implement the medium term development plans and annual action plans.
Thirty-Five basic Schools in the Lower Manya Municipality in the Eastern Region have been supplied a total of 255 laptop computers under the government “One laptop per child policy”.
Over a 100 residents in the Hohoe Zongo community in the Volta Region have been rendered homeless and stranded following heavy rains on Thursday evening.
An amount of GH¢426.300,332 has been released by the Administrator of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs).
Citi News has gathered that some stranded Ivorians, Nigerians and other nationals at the Elubo border have begun sneaking into Ivory Coast through unapproved routes.
Members of the Upper East Region Inter-party dialogue committee at a meeting on Thursday identified misuse of motor bikes during party activities as one major concern that impeded peaceful conduct of political party activities.
After successfully providing residences of Abrabra with ultra- mordern clinic, the Sefwi Wiawso District Assembly has completed electrification extension works to facility with funding from the MP’s share of the NHIS Fund.
The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District Assembly through part of its own share of the Common fund has renovated an abandoned reservoir at Tsetse to help improve potable water supply in the area.
About five massive education projects have been initiated in the Kintampo Municipality believed to be funded by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND).
Serious road construction works has begun on the Atomic Junction to Ashongman Estate road extension in the Ga East Munipality of the Greater Accra Region.
Alhaji Alhassan Benne, Chairman of the Ghana Hajj Committee yesterday said Ghanaian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia would begin to take off from today, September 29th through to October 12, 2012.
The Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Hon. Kwame Osei Prempeh laid the committee’s report on the controversial Constitutional Instrument (CI) 78 creating the 45 new constituencies.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has extended a support package to the people of Bole in the Northern Region as it is collaborating with the Assembly to construct some school structures in the area.
The Sissala East District Assembly has engaged as many as 60 individuals from the district to assist as Sanitation guards in the area.
The Municipal Chief ExecutiVe for Bawku, Mr. Abduliah Musah has pledged the assembly’s commitment to improving on the lives of the Disabled so as to gain good social status