TANO N:
40 boreholes drilled
Saturday, September 01 2012

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.

SAWLA:
Police receives two vans
Saturday, September 01 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Ghanaians urged to respect electoral laws
Saturday, September 01 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Police calls for partnership and co-operation
Saturday, September 01 2012

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

TALENSI N:
St. Theresa school to get classroom block
Saturday, September 01 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Let’s cherish the country’s unity - Asutsuare Chief
Sunday, September 02 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Check your biometric registration to get enfranchised - Prez Mahama
Sunday, September 02 2012

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.

SUNYANI:
Politicians urged to avoid deception campaign
Sunday, September 02 2012

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.

HEALTH:
Gov’t Pharmacists threaten nationwide strike
Monday, September 03 2012

Pharmacists working in all government healthcare facilities have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike from Tuesday September 4.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t will transform Central Region- Prez Mahama
Monday, September 03 2012

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday assured the people of Central Region that his administration would work assiduously to develop the area.

SUNYANI:
Need to establish ICT units in basic,SHS schools – Minister
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

YILO K:
GHs12,900 for 43 physically challenged persons
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

TAMALE:
More publicity on exhibition exercise-Tamale officials
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

NKWANTA S:
MP assists schools with computers
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

SUNYANI W:
3 project for Sacred Heart SHS nears completion
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

ABURA:
DCE tips Veep as running mate for Mahama
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

TANO N:
Adrobaa town to get 10-seater KVIP
Monday, September 03 2012

The Tano North District Assembly has adopted strategic measures to improve sanitation conditions within the district.

AHANTA W:
Assembly yearns to improve education
Monday, September 03 2012

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. 

SAWLA:
Beneficiary communities increased under LEAP
Monday, September 03 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Supreme Court fixes Sept 12 to hear injunction application
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

HEALTH:
Pharmacists in gov’t hospitals begin strike today
Tuesday, September 04 2012

Pharmacists in government hospitals have started an indefinite strike.

KUMASI:
3 communities threaten to demonstrate against KMA
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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).

SOCIAL:
Step up the education on child’s rights
Tuesday, September 04 2012

Members of the Child Protection Committees (CPCs) have been urged to step up public education on the rights of children, particularly, girls.

NKWANTA S:
Kabiti Township gets support from assembly
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

KETU N:
Assembly completes market projects
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

TALENSI N:
New classroom block for Zanlerigu soon
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
EC calls for public restraint as it works to correct anomalies
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

BUSINESS:
Govt to create equal access to business financing
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to accelerate education infrastructure projects
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

TWIFO:
Sunkwa DC Middle School renovated
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

SUNYANI W:
Regional Min. urshers in new entrants into KG
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

AKUAPIM S:
My First Day at School held
Tuesday, September 04 2012

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.

KUMASI:
Stay ahead of criminals, Police urged
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

EDUCATION:
More funding needed for public tertiary education- Prof Laing
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Job creation initiatives to be harmonised
Wednesday, September 05 2012

Government is to create a common platform to harmonize all job creation initiatives that are scattered all over the various sectors in the country.

SOCIAL:
No tariff increases for the next three months - PURC
Wednesday, September 05 2012

Water and electricity tariffs will remain the same for the next three months.

YILO K:
Help students improve BECE results-MCE
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

ENERGY:
TOR to resume operations in two weeks
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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).

HO:
Implement incentives for teachers in deprived areas- COMEU
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

SUNYANI W:
New classroom block nears completion at Chiraa SHS
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

AMA:
Metropolis marks “My First Day at School”
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Media for democracy convention on election 2012 held
Wednesday, September 05 2012

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) last Thursday ended the last one-day “Media for Democracy Convention on the 2012 Election” in Takoradi. 

CHEREPONI:
USAID supports resiliency in Northern Ghana
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama takes “thank you” tour to neighbouring countries
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

LAMBUSSIE K:
27 local communities receive light
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

AKUAPIM N:
New office accomodation for medium and small enterprise
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

GOMOA E:
4 communities to get electricity
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

TMA:
Pupils celebrate my first day at school
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.”  

TALENSI N:
Assembly to beef up nurses’ accommodation at Yinduri
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

BUNKPURUGU Y:
5 new communities to get light by December
Wednesday, September 05 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
NSS deploys 68,210 personnel for 2012/2013 National Service
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
EC has done no wrong - Dr Afari-Gyan
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

YILO K:
GHs2000 reward for info on missing taxi driver
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

NKWANTA S:
Nkwanta Market project on course
Thursday, September 06 2012

Construction of the Nkwanta Market in the Nkwanta South district is on course, the District Chief Executive, Joseph Nyofam Ninkab has stated.

ASSIN S:
Assembly keen to complete ongoing projects
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

BOLGATANGA:
Make agriculture teaching more interesting- Woyongo
Thursday, September 06 2012

Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister said Agriculture education and training should focus on middle level personnel required for the sector.

SOCIAL:
“I will not be frightened because of 45 constituencies
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

EDUCATION:
18th National Best Teacher Awards launched
Thursday, September 06 2012

Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, has commended the efforts of teachers in their strive to achieve the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals.

 

SOCIAL:
Stalled roads projects to be fast tracked
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

BOLGA:
One person dead, in Bolga rainstorm
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

 

TANO S:
Bechem gets new lorry park
Thursday, September 06 2012

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.

AWUTU S:
300 students benefit from school feeding
Thursday, September 06 2012

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. 

HO:
Kamel applauds Amnesty but wants searchlight widened
Thursday, September 06 2012

Mr Henry Ford Kamel, the Volta Regional Minister, on Thursday applauded Amnesty International (AI-Ghana) for consistently prompting governments on human rights issues. 

NKWANTA S:
Free uniform for pupils
Friday, September 07 2012

Government continues to support children in deprived communities across the country with free school uniforms to get them in the classrooms.

YILO K:
45 schools receive computers
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

AHANTA W:
Work on light Industrial area underway at Agona
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama calls for effective security measures in West Africa
Friday, September 07 2012

President Mahama on Thursday pledged to lend the support of Ghanaians towards the maintenance of peace and security in the West African sub-region.

TANO S:
More roads facelifted
Friday, September 07 2012

Most of the roads connecting towns within the Tano South District have received facelifting touches to improve the transportation network in the area.

SUNYANI W:
Teachers bungalow for Notredam SHS nears completion
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

JAMAN N:
Asuokor Presby sch block renovated
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

KETU S:
LESDEP beneficiaries undergo skills training
Friday, September 07 2012

Four hundred and eighty youth in the Ketu South Municipality are undergoing skills training in computer soft and hardware.

AMA:
Mayor inspects Accra sewage improvement project/BRT
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

GA E:
Education Minister tours selected schools to mark First Day at school
Friday, September 07 2012

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”.

SISSALA W:
Assembly realizes 71% of targeted revenue
Friday, September 07 2012

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.

TANO N:
Dumakwai community to get school block
Saturday, September 08 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t to acquire 75 fire tenders from India
Saturday, September 08 2012

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.

AMA:
CHF inaugurates 3 sanitation projects at Avenor
Saturday, September 08 2012

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.

LAMBUSSIE K:
PURC assists drilling of 5 mechanized boreholes
Sunday, September 09 2012

 

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.

 

ELLEMBELE:
MP inspects 47-km cocoa road
Sunday, September 09 2012

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.

TALENSI N:
Gbeogo fire station underway
Sunday, September 09 2012

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.

LAMBUSSIE K:
Piina to secures boost in potable water
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

TALENSI N:
Assembly to undertake reconstruction of access road
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

TANO S:
Fencing of DCE residence/guest house underway
Monday, September 10 2012

A fencing project around the residence of the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Tano South Assembly is underway in the area.

KETU N:
Information centre and post office for Dzodze
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

MFANTSEMAN:
Mankessim to be made vegetable hub in Gh - Prez Mahama
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

L MANYA K:
Regimanuel donates classroom block to Oborpah
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

PRU:
Office accomodation for NHIS nears completion
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

JAMAN N:
Sampa Model school to get 2 projects
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

TANO N:
Assemblyman, 4 others perish in B/A crash
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
IEA concludes workshop for selected youth leaders
Monday, September 10 2012

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. 

SUNYANI:
Fire destroys properties worth GHs199, 500 in the Brong-Ahafo Region
Monday, September 10 2012

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.

K NANKANA E:
Assembly improves two abattoir facilities
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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. 

KETU N:
3 schools get Ferro cement tank
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

NKWANTA N:
CHPS compound for Abubruwa
Tuesday, September 11 2012

Quality health delivery is very essential to keep communities productive and this cannot be achieved without health facilities.

MFANTSEMAN:
7 projects for Abeadze state College nears completion
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama begins Greater Accra ‘Thank you tour”
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

TANO N:
Yamfro residents grateful to govt over maternity block
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

TAMALE:
Mango farmers demand SADA funds
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

LUMBUSSIE K:
DCE convinced of boosts in food security
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.

ASUNAFO N:
Chief cocoa farmer appeals for more spraying gangs
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.  

ENERGY:
Work on national gas processing plant progressing steadily
Tuesday, September 11 2012

Work on the National Gas Processing Plant at Atuabo in the Eastern Nzima Traditional Area of the Western Region, is progressing steadily.  

SECURITY:
N/RPolice command works to reduce electoral hot spots
Tuesday, September 11 2012

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.   

AJUMAKO:
Assembly inaugurates Health Advocacy Team
Tuesday, September 11 2012

The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Assembly has inaugurated District Health Advocacy Team (DHAT) to play a role in improving the health of the people.   

AMA:
Govt to improve quality basic education
Tuesday, September 11 2012

Mr Lee Ocran, Minister of Education, says government has put in place measures to improve education at the basic level. 

TANO S:
Refurbishment of assembly’s offices underway
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

MFANTSEMAN:
14 projects initiated in sanitation sector
Wednesday, September 12 2012

Sanitation in the Mfantseman Municipality has improved tremendously as more project have been initiated in that sector.

KWAHU N:
DCE cuts sod for Donkorkrom lorry park project
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

SISSALA E:
CWE to deliver electricity for 32 towns
Wednesday, September 12 2012

The China Water Electrification Project is undertaking the connection of at least 32 communities under the Sissala East district to the national electricity grid.

KRACHI E:
Assembly assist schools with dual desks
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

AHANTA W:
Teacher’s accomodation project underway at Asemasa
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

K NANKANA E:
GES supports deprived schools with desks
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Afari-Gyan to appear on election platform on Thursday
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Ofosu-Ampofo calls for unity
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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. 

TAMALE:
TTH receives dental, surgical equipment
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Govt to provide 1000 outboard fishing motors to fisher folk
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Fishery sector to have over $53m injection
Wednesday, September 12 2012

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.

KWAHU N:
112 towns to be hooked to national grid
Thursday, September 13 2012

The government continues to make strides in its quest to hook all communities to the electricity national grid.

SISSALA E:
Ministry of Energy distributes solar lamps to communities
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

BOSOME F:
Freboye NPP chairman throws support for NDC over projects
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

ATIWA:
2,400 desks for basic schools
Friday, September 14 2012

The Education Ministry has support the Atiwa District Assembly to solve the furniture difficulties the schools were faced with.

KPANDO:
More schools get desks
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

TANO S:
New Brosankro to get sanitary facility
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

LUBUSSIE K:
Lambussie Poly-Clinic handed over
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Veep pledges to discharge his duties well
Thursday, September 13 2012

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

SEKONDI:
2 oil companies invest in students’ education
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
LESDEP to expand its frontiers
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

W GONJA:
SADA projects steady progresses
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

TAMALE:
We are solidly behind President Mahama – Cadres
Thursday, September 13 2012

The National Cadre Corps of the 31st December Revolution has pledged their unflinching support for President John Dramani Mahama to win the December elections.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama ends nationwide “Thank you tour”
Thursday, September 13 2012

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.

AMA:
National sanitation task force inaugurated
Friday, September 14 2012

A National Sanitation Task force to oversee measures to tackle sanitation problems across the country has been inaugurated at Agbogbloshie in Accra.

AHANTA W:
Teachers bungalow project underway at Akatekyi
Friday, September 14 2012

Construction of a teachers’ bungalow is underway for the Princess Akatekyi School in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region.

ATIWA:
14 JHS get7 laptops each
Friday, September 14 2012

Fourteen junior high schools in the Atiwa District in the Eastern Region have each been supplied with 17 laptop computers.

BOSOME F:
12 towns tipped to enjoy electricity
Friday, September 14 2012

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.

SECURITY:
Be neutral during 2012 elections – Mahama tells GAF
Friday, September 14 2012

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.

ASIKUMA:
Govt to construct alternative route to Asikuma junction
Friday, September 14 2012

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.

KMA:
Sanitation equipment inaugurated
Friday, September 14 2012

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has taken delivery of sanitation equipment costing about GH¢4 million to boost waste management in the metropolis.

SUNYANI:
Chief appeals to Parliament to place nation first
Friday, September 14 2012

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.

YENDI:
Regent of Dagbon appeals for doctors
Friday, September 14 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Creation of 45 new constituencies inevitable – Afari-Gjan
Friday, September 14 2012

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gjan, has insisted the creation of the 45 new constituencies is inevitable.

SHAMA:
168 disabled supported
Friday, September 14 2012

About 168 disabled persons living in the Shama District in the Western Region have been supported by the District Assembly with GHs 147, 60.

ATIWA:
NYEP provides 100 apprentices with start-up kits
Saturday, September 15 2012

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.

BAWKU W:
Works advances on Zebilla-Zabre road
Saturday, September 15 2012

 

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.

 

SABOBA:
REP underway in 5 towns
Saturday, September 15 2012

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.

K NANKANA E:
3 communities obtain boreholes
Saturday, September 15 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
LESDEP progresses in business creation
Saturday, September 15 2012

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.

AGONA E:
Prez outlines measures to support cocoa production
Sunday, September 16 2012

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. 

SOCIAL:
Floods render markets, 27 communities inaccessible
Sunday, September 16 2012

Flood waters have submerged about six kilometers of roads from Chama to the Fio communities in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region.

SISSALA W:
DCE worried about spate of armed robbery
Sunday, September 16 2012

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.  

U DENKYIRA E:
Municipality threatened by galamsey
Sunday, September 16 2012

The chiefs and people of the Upper Denkyira, in the Central Region, have condemned illegal small-scale mining, popularly called galamsey, in the area.

ASIKUMA:
120 disabled persons to receive support
Monday, September 17 2012

 

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.

 

AHANTA W:
Assembly procures new refuse truck
Monday, September 17 2012

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.

ATIWA:
DDF projects nearing completion
Monday, September 17 2012

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.

BAWKU W:
CIC/Post office to be accomplished soon
Monday, September 17 2012

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.

TANO S:
Upgrade of Bechem Football park underway
Monday, September 17 2012

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.

SABOBA:
Mortuary/X-ray block project to be completed soon
Monday, September 17 2012

Two strategic health projects which begun implementation this year at Saboba in the Northern region have both reached advanced stages of works.

GA S:
Govt to solve problem of hard road to school
Monday, September 17 2012

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. 

SHAMA:
6 school projects completed
Monday, September 17 2012

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.

AKATSI:
6 dead in cholera outbreak
Monday, September 17 2012

Health personnel in the Akatsi District are on hand to control cholera outbreak that hits some communities along the Tordzi River in the district.

TAMALE:
Residents kick against prepaid meters
Monday, September 17 2012

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). 

WA E:
27 communities to get electricity before December
Monday, September 17 2012

Mr. Ameen Salifu, Wa East District Chief Executive, has said 27 communities in the district would be connected to the national grid soon.  

SUNYANI:
B/A Assemblies receive vehicles/equipment from CWSA
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

TALENSI N:
MP visits flood victims
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.    

HO:
SHSs in Volta Region receive buses
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

CHEREPONI:
250 Disabled persons get support from Assembly
Tuesday, September 18 2012

A minimum amount of GHS100 has been disbursed each to 250 Persons Living with Disability in the Chereponi district in the Northern region.

TARKWA:
Gov’t moves to improve tertiary education
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

W GONJA:
3 communities receive canoes from Assembly
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

AGONA W:
Assemblyman calls for improved education, health projects
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

KINTAMPO:
College of health begins hostel project
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

SABOBA:
Additional dorm block for EP SHS almost completed
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

ATWIMA M:
Office accommodation for GNFS provided/new tender
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

N JUABEN:
E/R Minister inspects Oyoko community clinic
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

TANO S:
Bechem govt hospital gets new maternity block
Tuesday, September 18 2012

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.

KADJEBI:
Major towns get street lights
Wednesday, September 19 2012

After extending electricity to a number of deprived communities, the Kadjebi district assembly has moved a step further to ensuring security in the district.

N JUABEN:
Need to decentralize award of contracts-Victor Smith
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

SEKONDI:
MMDAs schooled on good fiscal management
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

JUABOSO:
Juaboso SHS receives new administration block
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

TANO S:
Multi-purpose RTF facility provided
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

KPANDAI:
New Assembly complex project progresses steadily
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

PRESTEA:
Assembly begins phase 2 of new administration block
Wednesday, September 19 2012

Work has begun on the Phase 2 of the new administrative block for the Prestea – Huni Valley District Assembly at Bogoso.

W GONJA:
Assembly/Jaksally moves to improve lots of women
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

KETU N:
Health Directorate intensifies surveillance for cholera
Wednesday, September 19 2012

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.

N JUABEN:
Minister calls for campaign of decorum
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

KETU N:
Assembly inaugurates 2-storey 20-seater wc
Thursday, September 20 2012

A 20-seater two storey water closet toilet facility with urinals constructed at the Dzodze Market has been commissioned.

SUNYANI:
96 pregnant women tested HIV positive in Sunyani
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

HO:
Govt must demonstrate intolerance for corruption-Rawlings
Thursday, September 20 2012

Former President Jerry John Rawlings Wednesday said Ghana needed a government that demonstrates intolerance for corruption and injustice.

HEALTH:
Add contraceptives to NHIS-Dr Offei-Aboagye
Thursday, September 20 2012

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).

ABURA:
Tuakwa town to get new CHPs compound
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

AWUTU S:
Assemblyman calls for completion of electricity project
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

CHIREPONI:
Assembly rehabilitates disability centre
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

SABOBA:
Work advances on new classroom block at N-nalog
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

KPANDAI:
Assembly hands over Wiachabob new school block
Thursday, September 20 2012

The Kpandai District Assembly has successfully accomplished a standard school block for school pupil at Wiachabob, a suburb of the district.

S WIAWSO:
NHIS office nears completion
Thursday, September 20 2012

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.

SUNYANI W:
DCE/DCD bungalow nears completion
Friday, September 21 2012


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.

S WIAWSO:
8 school projects initiated
Friday, September 21 2012

The Sefwi-Wiaso District Assembly has initiated eight (8) school projects as a means to improving the standard of education in the area.

N JUABEN:
Dormitory, classroom block for SHS
Friday, September 21 2012

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.

JOMORO:
Assembly exceeds revenue target
Friday, September 21 2012

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.

TMA:
MCE commissions refurbished meat shop
Friday, September 21 2012

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), on Thursday commissioned a refurbished Meat Shop worth GH¢ 50,000, at the Tema Community One Market.

KETU N:
Assembly acquires land for refuse
Saturday, September 22 2012

The Ketu North District Assembly has acquired 5 acre plot of land at Deme to be developed into landfill site for wastes.

SOCIAL:
Government to support flood victims
Saturday, September 22 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
President names 30 for DCE positions
Saturday, September 22 2012

The President, John Dramani Mahama, has nominated 30 people for appointment as District Chief Executives for 30 districts in nine regions of the country.

W GONJA:
Assembly rehabilitates Nabori dam
Saturday, September 22 2012

The West Gonja District Assembly has moved to rehabilitate the Nabori dam, as part of measures to ensuring a boost in agriculture production.

KPANDAI:
Additional school structure secured under GSOP
Saturday, September 22 2012

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.

SABOBA:
Residents to get new market stalls facility
Saturday, September 22 2012

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.

AMA:
Health Alert! Over 200 cholera cases recorded in Accra
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

KADJEBI:
Assembly upgrading health centre into hospital
Monday, September 24 2012

The Kadjebi District Assembly has demonstrated strong commitment to improving quality health delivery to its citizens through easy accessibility.

SOCIAL:
EC to allow proxy voting in December 7 polls
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

KUMASI:
Asantehene advocates holistic devet of children
Monday, September 24 2012

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.    

 

SUNYANI:
Farmers in B/A appeal for more agric officers
Monday, September 24 2012

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.  

 

N JUABEN:
Assembly turns criminal hub into shopping centre
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

ATWIMA M:
RCH block for District hospital inaugurated
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

 

AHANTA W:
133 communities benefit from YESDEP
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Ofosu-Ampofo honoured with royal title
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

GOMOA W:
DCE inaugurates 2 teachers’ quarters
Monday, September 24 2012

The Chief Executive for Gomoa West District Assembly, Theophilus Aidoo-Mensah, has inaugurated 2 separate teachers’ quarters at Apam and Gomoa Simbrofo.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama addresses 67th UN General Assembly today
Monday, September 24 2012

President John Dramani Mahama is in New York for the 67th UN General Assembly meeting.

EJISU J:
SHS gets new bus
Monday, September 24 2012

The Ejisuman Senior High School (SHS) has taken delivery of a 36-seater bus to help ease the transportation problem it experiences.

ABURA:
District records 38.6 percent in BECE
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

CHEREPONI:
RING project approves GHS 18,000 for district
Monday, September 24 2012

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.

K NANKANA E:
Korania gets health facility
Monday, September 24 2012

The Kassena Nankana East Municipal Assembly has supported the establishment of a remarkable health centre project for inhabitants of Korania.

ENERGY:
Gov’t committed to addressing erratic power supply
Tuesday, September 25 2012

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, Deputy Minister of Energy has expressed government’s willingness to address the erratic power supply in the country.

 

SOCIAL:
Prez vows to consolidate Rule of Law credentials
Tuesday, September 25 2012

President Mahama has reiterated the country’s commitment towards the rule of law.

KADJEBI:
14 schools get kitchen, dinning hall
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

HEALTH:
Second International Nursing Conference opens
Tuesday, September 25 2012

The Second International Nursing Conference to create an enabling
environment for maintaining standards in nursing practice within the West African sub-region has opened.   

KMA:
Suame MP inaugurates GH¢230,000 classroom block
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

W AMENFI E:
DCE nominated for Wassa East District
Tuesday, September 25 2012

The President,  Mr John Dramani Mahama, on Monday nominated  Mr Anthony E. Aggrey,  as the District Chief Executive for the Wassa East District Assembly.

N JUABEN:
School authorities call for completion of project
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
President Mahama to address UN meeting on Wednesday
Tuesday, September 25 2012

President John Dramani Mahama will address the 67th UN General Assembly on Wednesday September 26, 2012.

GOMOA W:
DCE commissions 2 separate classroom blocks
Tuesday, September 25 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.

BAWKU:
Ghs 21,000 disbursed to disabled
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

SUNYANI W:
Work begins on 4.5 Km Odumase town roads
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

KPANDAI:
Assembly provides bungalow for staff
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

SABOBA:
New police posts to start operation soon
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

ASSIN S:
Abankwaman SHS soon to get new admin block
Tuesday, September 25 2012

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.

AJUMAKO:
NPP Aspiring MP passes on
Tuesday, September 25 2012

The New Patriotic Party Parliamentary candidate for the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam constituency in the Central Region has died.

ECONOMY:
Oil find has been very productive - Prez Mahama
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

TRANSPORTATION:
Gov’t takes possession of Achimota-Ofankor carriageway
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

 

KWAEBIBIREM:
LESDEP officials warned against biase in selection
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

 

L M KROBO:
Reconstruction of Agormanya Bridge underway
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

N TONGU:
MTN/UNDP commissions ICT centre at Adidome
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

SISSALA E:
Assembly releases GHS 65,000 to support Disabled persons
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

SEKONDI:
Veep tours Western Region today
Wednesday, September 26 2012

The Vice President, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, is to begin a three-day visit to the Western Region today.

AGRICULTURE:
MOFA receives donations towards Farmers Day
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

ABURA:
Works complete on Nkwantanan and Sarfa CHPs compounds
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

KPANDAI:
New classroom block reaches advance stage
Wednesday, September 26 2012

Work is almost completed on a 3 unit classroom block facility underway at Konjado in the Kpandai district in the Northern region.

KINTAMPO N:
SHS gets four massive projects
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

AJUMAKO:
Ajumako District Hospital gets new maternity block
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
President assures International community of peaceful elections
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

GA W:
GUWCL cuts water supply to over 500 households
Wednesday, September 26 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Contribute percentage of Common Fund to District Fire Stations – CFO
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

ECONOMICS:
Minister signs US$210 million for 3 projects
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

ECONOMICS:
Ghana records 7.1 growth rate for 2012
Thursday, September 27 2012

Ghana recorded a growth rate of 7.1 percent this year falling short of the government’s projected target of 9.4 percent.

L M KROBO:
GHs60, 000 disbursed for disabled persons
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

N TONGU:
Assembly members receive motorbikes
Thursday, September 27 2012

Assembly members in the North and South Tongu Districts in the Volta have been presented with their motor bikes.

SOCIAL:
Renaissance Capital host President Mahama in investor meeting
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

ASSIN S:
DCE soon to occupy new bungalow
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

SISSALA E:
3 communities get grinding mill
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Ghana on top to achieve MDG target
Thursday, September 27 2012

Ghana is on the verge of meeting all the targets set in the Millinium Development Goals, President John Mahama has revealed.

AHANTA W:
200 youth trained under YESDEP
Thursday, September 27 2012

About 200 persons in the Ahanta West District have successfully completed training under the Youth Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (YESDEP).

BOLE:
New classroom structure handed over at Gbilimpe
Thursday, September 27 2012

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. 

JAMAN S:
Staff bungalow nears completion
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

NANUMBA N:
SADA rehabilitates Bimbilla road
Thursday, September 27 2012

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.

TAKORADI:
Minister cautioned heads of second cycle schools
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

 

SEKONDI:
345 YESDEP beneficiaries undergo management training
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

TAMALE:
N/R Assemblies receive over 44M Canadian Support
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

L M KROBO:
35 schools receive computers
Friday, September 28 2012

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”.

HOHOE:
Heavy downpour submerges Hohoe Zongo
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
DACF releases GHc426,300,332 to assemblies
Friday, September 28 2012

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).

SOCIAL:
Stranded travelers at Elubo border resort to illegal
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

BOLGA:
U/E Inter-Party Dialogue Committee calls for peaceful elections
Friday, September 28 2012

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. 

SEFWI W:
Abrabra Community Clinic gets electricity
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

ABURA:
Assembly renovates abandoned resevoir
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

KINTAMPO N:
5 GETFUND projects initiated
Friday, September 28 2012

About five massive education projects have been initiated in the Kintampo Municipality believed to be funded by the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND).

GA E:
Atomic junction-Ashongman estate road under construction
Friday, September 28 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
First batch of pilgrims depart
Saturday, September 29 2012

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.

SOCIAL:
Report on CI 78 laid
Saturday, September 29 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.

BOLE:
USAID funds several school projects
Saturday, September 29 2012

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.

SISSALA E:
60 individuals deployed as Sanitation guards
Saturday, September 29 2012

The Sissala East District Assembly has engaged as many as 60 individuals from the district to assist as Sanitation guards in the area.

BAWKU:
Assembly moves to support disabled
Saturday, September 29 2012

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