BUILSA N:
Sandema SHS solicits for support
Monday, September 29 2014

Students of the Sandema Senior high School in the Builsa North District of the upper East Region are living in abandoned structures, described by authorities as “death trap”.

BUILSA N:
Spate of Teenage pregnancy threatens national development-Dr Badasu
Monday, September 01 2014

Dr (Mrs) Dalali Margaret Badasu, Director in charge of the Centre  for  Migration Studies of the University of Ghana  has expressed concern about the spate of teenage pregnancy in the country  and said it was a threat to  national development.

AMANSIE C:
District qualifies for 2013 DDF
Monday, September 01 2014

The Amansie Central District has once again recorded significant improvement in its general performance having scored high marks in the 2013 Functional Organisation Assessment Tool (FOAT) assessment.

EDUCATION:
Polytechnics to finally resume this week
Monday, September 01 2014

Some Polytechnics across the country will resume academic work this week after three months of closure.

ASIKUMA O B:
MP donates towards community centre
Monday, September 01 2014

The Member of Parliamnet for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah has fulfilled yet another promise to her constituents when she redeemed her promise of assisting them complete a self-help project initiated by the Breman Bedum community.

JAMAN S:
Assembly improves on educational infrastructure
Monday, September 01 2014

The Jaman South District Assembly continues to invest in the improving educational infrastructure in the various communities with the aim of creating congenial atmosphere for teaching and learning.

JAMAN N:
Assembly successful in 2013 FOAT assessment
Monday, September 01 2014

The Jaman North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region has really put up a good performance in the 2013 FOAT assessment having scored very high marks.

BAWKU:
Mamprusis plead for Damba Festival in Bawku
Monday, September 01 2014

The leadership of the Mamprusis in the Bawku municipality has assured government and the upper East security committee of its commitment to ensure lasting peace in the area, but says the Mamprusi representatives on the inter-Ethnic peace committee would not return to the group until government had met their demand.

ASUNAFO S:
Health Directorate intensifies campaign against ebola, cholera
Monday, September 01 2014

As part of efforts to prevent the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and Cholera, the Asunafo South District Health Directorate has embarked on a day’s sensitization programme at Camp No 1, a farming community in the District.

KWAHU EAST:
Revenue task force will boost IGF generation - DCE
Monday, September 01 2014

The Kwahu East District Assembly is to set up a revenue task force to complement the work of the regular revenue collectors as part of efforts to boost internal revenue generation.

ECONOMY:
Minister commends Police and Anti-Fraud Task Force
Tuesday, September 02 2014

Dr Edward Kofi Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications has commended the Police and the Anti-Fraud Task Force for the arrest of SIMBOX fraudsters at a location near Dome Pillar Two, Accra on Tuesday, August 26.

BUSINESS:
Mango farmers want gov’t support to combat fruit-flies
Tuesday, September 02 2014

Mango farmers at Somanya, capital of the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern Region, are calling for government support in combatting fruit-flies on their farms.

ASIKUMA O B:
DCE commends MP for polyclinic, electrification projects
Tuesday, September 02 2014

District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Samuel Adom Botchway has commended the Member of Parliament for the area, Georgina Nkrumah Aboah for the significant role she is playing in bringing development to the Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa District.

TALENSI:
Residents sensitized on Ebola
Tuesday, September 02 2014

Awareness creation has become a major tool to dealing with the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus which has become the greatest health concerns to the world in recent times.

ADAKLU:
Suspected TB cases in Adaklu District high
Wednesday, September 03 2014

There are about 870 suspected cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the Adaklu District, Mr Samuel Atidzah, Executive Director of GOSANET, a health focused non-governmental organization, has said.

ECONOMICS:
Senchi Implementation Advisory Group must stick to roadmap - Amissah-Arthur
Wednesday, September 03 2014

Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has charged the post Senchi Implementation Advisory Group (IAG) to sick strictly to the Senchi roadmap in order to achieve its intended objectives.

N JUABEN:
Eastern Regional Minister involved in car crash
Wednesday, September 03 2014

News reaching Myjoyonline.com indicates that Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi Boasiako Sekyere survived a road crash on the Akuampem ridge late Tuesday.

HO:
Resilience of energy sector depends on energy conservation’
Wednesday, September 03 2014

The resilience of Ghana’s energy sector depends on the commitment of electricity consumers to energy conservation measures, the Energy Commission said.

KWAHU N:
Donkorkrom Chief decries illegal logging
Wednesday, September 03 2014

Nana Akuamoah Tannor II, Chief of Donkorkrom, has expressed worry about indiscriminate logging and charcoal burning at Kwahu Afram Plains North and said this was destroying the vegetation.

AMANSIE C:
Inauguration of District Court sets for October 1
Wednesday, September 03 2014

On October 1, 2014, the Amansie Central District will inaugurate its own District Court for prosecution of cases in the district.

GA W:
Work begins on Amasaman Market Complex
Wednesday, September 03 2014

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, has cut the sod for work to begin on the Amasaman Market complex in the Ga West Municipality.

JASIKAN:
New maternity ward for Jasikan Hospital soon
Wednesday, September 03 2014

Congestion at the Jasikan Government Hospital will soon be mitigated following efforts by the district Assembly to improve the maternity ward for the hospital.

BAWKU:
Small Arms Commission to mediate Bawku crisis
Wednesday, September 03 2014

The Small Arms Commission says the only approach to getting the people of Bawku to surrender their weapons is to persuade them.

TEMA:
Gov’t must upgrade Tema General Hospital -MCE
Wednesday, September 03 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Tema, Isaac Ashai Odamtten is calling on government to upgrade the Tema General hospital to the status of a regional hospital.

TECHIMAN:
Techiman traditional council gets support
Thursday, September 04 2014

DKM Diamond Microfinance Limited has released Fifteen Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 15,000.00) as its contribution towards the forth coming yam festival for the chiefs and people of Techiman Traditional Area.

SOCIAL:
Paga Port Health unit to receive thermo flash to improve Ebola checks
Thursday, September 04 2014

Port Health Unit at the Paga border is to receive the thermo flash needed to better detect signs of the Ebola virus on suspected persons at the border, Health Minister assured.

AKUAPEM S:
DCE calls bluff of Forestry Commission for his prosecution
Thursday, September 04 2014

The District Chief Executive of the Akuapem South District Assembly, Hon. Kwadwo Afari Gyan has called the bluff of the Forestry Commission (FC), which is pushing for his arrest and prosecution.

ADENTAN:
Assembly warns to release abandoned shops at Ogbojo market
Friday, September 05 2014

The Adentan Municipal Assembly has given four months ultimatum to shop owners in the Ogbojo new market to start trading there.

ASHAIMAN:
Ashaiman road project nears completion
Friday, September 05 2014

Residents and motorists in Ashaiman can now heave a sigh of relief as work on the 60 kilometer stretch of road nears completion.

SAVELUGU:
World Vision supports GES to enhance standard of education
Friday, September 05 2014

World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international non-governmental organisation, on Thursday presented educational materials to the Northern Regional Directorate of Education to improve teaching and learning.

ASUNAFO S:
Ahafo Community Bank commissions head office building
Friday, September 05 2014

The Ahafo Community Bank in the Brong Ahafo region has commissioned the bank’s new Head Office complex at Kukuom in the Asunafo South District.

ASUNAFO N:
Low publicity hindering IBES exercise
Friday, September 05 2014

Low publicity of the ongoing Integrated Business Establishment Survey (IBES) is hindering the progress of the exercise in the Asunafo North Municipality of Brong Ahafo Region and may cause its failure at the close of its scheduled time.

ASIKUMA-O-B:
84 towns benefit under Rural Electrification Project-MP
Friday, September 05 2014

About 84 towns and hamlets in the Asikum-Odoben-Brakwa district in the Central Region are being hooked onto the national electricity grid under the rural electrification project.

TAMALE:
Several communities affected by heavy rainstorms
Friday, September 05 2014

Some residents in the Tamale township are stuck indoors after a heavy downpour on Friday dawn caused devastating floods in some parts of the metropolis and the Sagnarigu districts in the Northern Region.

SOCIAL:
MLGRD/ISD seals MOU on cholera campaign
Saturday, September 06 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Information Services Department (ISD) Directorate to undertake a public education campaign to end the cholera epidemic.

HO:
More Police posts to be establish
Saturday, September 06 2014

The Ho Municipal Assembly is to open five new police posts in the Municipal area, Mrs Fafa Adinyira, Ho Municipal Chief Executive, has revealed.

WA:
Forum condemns Right to Information Bill
Saturday, September 06 2014

Participants at a day’s forum in Wa have said the Right to Information Bill before parliament lacked what it takes to meet world standards.

AKWAPIM S:
Assembly excels in first FOAT assessment
Saturday, September 06 2014

The Akwapim South District in the Eastern Region got it right in its first Functional and Organisational Assessment Tool (FOAT)  assessment as it scored very high marks better than some old districts in the country.

AKATSI N:
Ave-Dakpa installs new paramount queen
Saturday, September 06 2014

Kingmakers of Ahorkpor Family from Ave-Dakpa have introduced the new Paramount Queen of the Ave-Dakpa Mamaga Sashikpe III to the District Chief Executive and other officials of the assembly when they paid a courtesy call on the DCE of the area.

EDUCATION:
Gov’t to scrap 7 subjects at the basic level
Sunday, September 07 2014

The Ministry of Education has recommended a drastic reduction in the number of subjects studied at basic schools to not more than five subjects, Deputy Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has disclosed.

CAPE C:
President directs CEDECOM to draw development plan
Sunday, September 07 2014

President John Dramani Mahama has directed the Central Regional Development Commission (CEDECOM) to formulate a development strategy that would provide government the roadmap for developing the area.

AMA:
Traders worried about soaring prices
Sunday, September 07 2014

Traders at the Kaneshie market at the weekend expressed concern at the rate at which prices of commodities keep soaring up.

KMA:
MCE inspects works on classroom projects
Monday, September 08 2014

Mr Kojo Bonsu, Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), says government would not shirk its responsibility on girl-child education.

K NANKANA E:
Interior Minister decries ethnic sentiments
Monday, September 08 2014

Mr Mark Woyongo, Minister of the Interior and Member of Parliament (MP) for Navrongo Central, has appealed to National Democratic Congress (NDC) party delegates not to allow ethnic sentiments to destroy their ranks.

CAPE COAST:
Prez Mahama charges CEDECOM to strategize to improve Central region
Monday, September 08 2014

President John Dramani Mahama says the Central region has so much potential and opportunities to improve the lot of the people and therefore challenged the Central Region Development Commission to come up with strategic plans to improve the economic situation in the region.

SOCIAL:
Harmonization of short codes for Telcos takes off today
Monday, September 08 2014

All telecommunications companies in the country are expected to begin using uniform short codes for their various customer service activities beginning today, Monday September 8, 2014.

BOLGA:
Minister advocates multi-sectorial approach to health challenges
Monday, September 08 2014

Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, Minister of Health, addressed the Annual General Meeting of District Directors of Health in Bolgatanga, with a call for multi-sectorial approach to facilitate and improve health delivery in the country.

SISSALA W:
Community SHS project begins at Zini
Monday, September 08 2014

A community Senior High School project to improve and open up the condition of second-cycle education in the Sissala West District in the Upper West region has taken off successfully at Zini.

BREAKING NEWS:
Four DCEs sacked
Monday, September 08 2014

Four DCEs have been removed from office, a release signed by the Local Government Minister, Julius Debrah stated.

ATEBUBU:
Five hundred CBE beneficiaries graduate
Tuesday, September 09 2014

Actionaid Ghana and its partner SODIA in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service have held a maiden graduation ceremony for 500 beneficiaries of the complimentary basic education CBE project in Atebubu.

ATEBUBU:
Mission of Hope scales up Malaria education in two districts
Tuesday, September 09 2014

Mission of Hope for Society International MIHOSO, a nongovernmental organization in partnership with Family Health International FHI 360 with support from pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline GSK is to scale up malaria education in the Atebubu-Amantin and Pru districts of the Brong Ahafo region.

ASANTE AKIM N:
Asante Akim North MP supports institutions
Tuesday, September 09 2014

A number of institutions in the Asante Akim North Constituency in the Ashanti Region have received supports from the Member of Parliament for the area, Kwadwo Agyemang Baah.

TAMALE:
Central Prisons overcrowded
Tuesday, September 09 2014

The overcrowded nature of the Tamale Central Prisons is said to be making life unbearable for the inmates there.

AFIGYA K:
DCE urges extensive rural media coverage
Tuesday, September 09 2014

Mr Kwaku Oppong-Kyekyeku Kaakyire, District Chief Executive for Afigya-Kwabre, has urged the media to focus more on rural development reporting.

KETA:
Assembly seeks private investors to build business centre
Tuesday, September 09 2014

The Keta Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region, one of the oldest assemblies in the region is seeking private investors to help make real its commercial business and conference centre.

SAVELUGU:
NGO supports assembly to improve revenue mobilization
Tuesday, September 09 2014

Amplify Governance, a Canadian non-governmental organization(NGO) has offered to lend massive support to the Savelugu/Nanton Municipal Assembly to help step up its revenue mobilization efforts within the municipality.

CAPE C:
NaWaBin supports assembly to improve sanitation
Tuesday, September 09 2014

The Cape Coast Metropolitan Assembly in the Central Region has taken delivery of sizeable number of waste bins and a waste collecting vehicle from NaWaBin, a new Waste Management Company to assist waste collection in the area.

SISSALA W:
Kusali, Timmie, Nyimeti, and others to benefit from CHPS
Thursday, September 11 2014

Some nine deprived communities in the Sissala West District are expected to get access to primary healthcare facilities soon with the construction of separate Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centres ongoing in these areas.

EDUCATION:
Pupil teachers axed
Wednesday, September 10 2014

Pupil teachers across the country have been asked to proceed on leave by the Ghana Education Service (GES).

TRANSPORTATION:
Govt to have zero control over management of new airline
Wednesday, September 10 2014

President John Mahama has assured Ghanaians that government will not interfere in the management of a new national airline as memories of Ghana’s ill-fated Ghana International Airlines hangs over the new project.

HEALTH:
Ebola death toll reaches 2,288 - WHO
Wednesday, September 10 2014

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed 2,288 people, with half of them dying in the last three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

SOCIAL:
Registration of 2014/2015 National Service begins
Wednesday, September 10 2014

About 71,189 graduates from various tertiary institutions are expected to have their registration done for the 2014/2015 national service year.

AMA:
Vanderjue goes wild….sacks CMB task force unit
Wednesday, September 10 2014

Ghanadistricts.com can boldly confirm that the Accra Metropolitan Assembly has sacked some Rapid Response task force unit for extorting monies from traders.

AKATSI N:
Assembly accomplishes street naming exercise
Wednesday, September 10 2014

The Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has fulfilled the 18 months deadline given by the President John Dramani Mahama for the implementation of the street naming and property addressing exercise across all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the country.

ASUNAFO S:
Minister assures total recovery to water deficit in Brong/A region
Thursday, September 11 2014

The Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda has announced a possible recovery to the water deficit in the Brong Ahafo region by the end of this year.

TAMALE:
Airport expansion would benefit the youth
Thursday, September 11 2014

The youth of the Northern Region are expected to tap into the economic benefits that will accompany the upgrade of the Tamale Airport to an international standard.

BEKWAI:
Free vacation classes for students
Friday, September 12 2014

Students aged between 17 and 25 and drawn from senior high schools, polytechnics and teacher training colleges in the Bekwai Municipality have benefitted from a month-long vacation classes.

BIRIM C:
Assembly intervenes traffic situation at Oda
Friday, September 12 2014

The Birim Central Municipal Assembly has taken steps to ease traffic on the main road at Akim Oda.

SOCIAL:
MLGRD engages media on action plan
Monday, September 15 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has engaged media practitioners to discuss a four-thematic -area action plan develop by the ministry.

MION:
Mion District completes street naming exercise
Monday, September 15 2014

The Mion District Assembly in the Northern Region has successfully completed its task of naming the streets to beat the September 30, deadline directive issued by President John Dramani Mahama.

BIRIM C:
Assembly confirms MCE
Monday, September 15 2014

Mr. Kwabena Nkansah Asare was over the weekend elected as the new Municipal Chief Executive of the Birim Central Municipal Assembly.

ASUNAFO S:
Chiefs urged to end outmoded cultural practices
Monday, September 15 2014

The District Social Welfare Officer for Asunafo South Mr Frank Adjei has urged traditional and opinion leaders to help abolish or modernize certain traditional and cultural practices that are hindering development.

ASANTE AKIM C:
Odumasi MA Primary gets new classroom block
Monday, September 15 2014

Soon, students of Odumasi MA Primary School in the Asante Akim Central Municipality would have very congenial atmosphere for study following the construction of a 6-unit classroom block for the school.

ASIKUMA:
Cocoa farmers urged to register for free fertilizer, mass spraying
Monday, September 15 2014

Cocoa farmers in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District in the Central Region have been encouraged to register with the Cocoa Extension Officers to enable them take advantage of the government’s free distribution of fertilizer to increase cocoa yield in the district.

EJURA:
20-unit lockable stores for Ejura market almost complete
Monday, September 15 2014

A twenty unit double-faced lockable stores under construction at Ejura the district capital of the Ejura-Sekyeredumase Municipal Assembly is almost complete.

ASANTE AKIM S:
District qualifies for DDF with 99% score
Wednesday, September 10 2014

The Asante Akim South District Assembly has shown how resilient and commitment the assembly is to increasing its revenue to meet the development challenges confronting the district by through the excellent performance it has put up during the 2013 Functional and Organizational Assessment Tool (FOAT) assessment.

SUNYANI:
Engage women in peace building - Oye Lithur
Thursday, September 11 2014

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called on women to be involved in peacekeeping, governance and civil society activities.

TAMALE:
Ebola Isolation Center to be ready shortly
Thursday, September 11 2014

The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) has reiterated its earnest strive in getting required facilities in place to deal with any Ebola case that might be reported at the facility.This is in connection with the eminent effort to acquire fully the isolation center being arranged by the Ghana Health Service.

STMA:
Takoradi butchers worried over ultimatum
Thursday, September 11 2014

The Takoradi branch of the Butchers Association of Ghana says the ultimatum by the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) to relocate to the Whindo Slaughter House before the end of the month is not feasible.

ASANTE AKIM C:
Library/ICT centre nears completion
Saturday, September 13 2014

A modern library with an information communication (ICT) centre at Dwease in the Asante Akim Central Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region is about 98 percent complete.

ECONOMICS:
Eurobond cash to hit Ghana’s account in a few weeks
Saturday, September 13 2014

Cash from yesterday’s 1 billion dollar Eurobond issue is expected to hit the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) account in a few weeks.

SEKYERE A P:
Boarding SHS for Sekyere Afram Plains
Saturday, September 13 2014

The Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashanti Region is being provided with a boarding senior high school to provide quality second cycle education to students from the junior high school.

EDUCATION:
Schools to reopen next week - GES
Sunday, September 14 2014

Mr Charles Aheto-Tsegah, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, said on Saturday that basic and second cycle schools would reopen next week.

SOCIAL:
Gov’t bans state institutions from patronizing imported furniture
Sunday, September 14 2014

Government has with immediate effect, banned all state institutions from purchasing imported furniture for office use.

TAMALE:
Plan-Ghana extends operations to Northern Region
Sunday, September 14 2014

Plan Ghana, an NGO working to promote child rights to end poverty has extended its operations to the Northern Region to contribute its quota towards improving child welfare in the area.

SEKYERE A P:
Drobonso gets new market
Sunday, September 14 2014

The Ashanti Regional Minster, Samuel Sarpong has commissioned a new market at Drobonso, the district capital constructed by the district assembly.

BUILSA S:
Assembly bans sale of bush meat
Sunday, September 14 2014

The Builsa South District Assembly has placed a temporary ban on the sale of bush meat as part of measures to help prevent the infection and spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

CAPE C:
Traders to move into temporal Kotokuraba market soon
Sunday, September 14 2014

Traders at Kotokoraba Market in the Cape Coast Metropolis will soon relocate into their newly constructed temporal structures as part of efforts to help pave way for a permanent market to be constructed.

TECHIMAN:
Assembly commits to maintain clean environments
Tuesday, September 16 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of Techiman Municipal Assembly (MCE) Mr. Philip Oppong Amponsah has launched a campaign to fight the outbreak of cholera in the Techiman enclave.

SAVELUGU:
Concerted effort needed in dealing with sanitation – MCE
Tuesday, September 16 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive for Savelugu/Nanton, Hon. Abdulai Alhassan Red, has attributed the poor sanitation condition in the area to lack of adherence to calls for change of attitude by residents.

AMA:
Mayor Committed to Improving Education
Tuesday, September 16 2014

The Mayor of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has inspected a 1300 square meters Vocational Training School being constructed by the Chinese government under the millennium school project.

ASIKUMA:
September deadline for street naming fulfilled
Tuesday, September 16 2014

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly in the Central Region has successfully completed phase I of the street naming exercise.

OFFINSO:
Assembly launches business support agenda-OMPPPA
Tuesday, September 16 2014

A new and personal initiative of the Municipal Chief Executive for the Offinso Municipality to help breathe life into businesses in the municipality has been launched.

KETU N:
Street naming, house numbering exercise on course
Tuesday, September 16 2014

The District Chief Executive for the Ketu North District Assembly, Kofi Claver Lawson has on behalf of the assembly extended profound gratitude to traditional authorities in the district for their support in helping the assembly meet the September 30, 2014 deadline.

SEKYERE A P:
Minister cuts sod for ICT centre
Wednesday, September 17 2014

A sod cutting ceremony has been performed by the Ashanti Regional Minister Samuel Sarpong to signal the commencement of construction of information and communication technology centre at Drobonso in the Sekyere Afram Plains district in the Ashanti Region.

KMA:
Government is committed to quality education-KMA Mayor.
Wednesday, September 17 2014

As part of pragmatic plans to improve quality and accessible education, government is set to complete uncompleted and abandoned educational infrastructures across the country.Schools in make-shift and temporal private structures will also be removed.

LA NKWANTANANG:
MCE educates pupils on cholera
Wednesday, September 17 2014

Mr Franklin Anku, La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), on Tuesday appealed to pupils to wash their hands with soap to avoid cholera and other communicable diseases.

STMA:
Whindo residents want death-trap bridge repaired
Wednesday, September 17 2014

The only bridge that links Whindo, a farming community in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly of the Western Region is in a very deplorable state.

SOCIAL:
MMDAs must seek approval before demolition exercises
Wednesday, September 17 2014

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, has directed Chief Executive Officers of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to seek its approval before embarking on any kind of demolition exercise in their communities.

AWUTU S:
Kasoa gets flyover
Wednesday, September 17 2014

The Kasoa road, noted for its terrible traffic congestion on the Accra-Cape coast highway, is to benefit from a $172 million flyover.

AMANSIE W:
Children abandon classrooms to engage in mining
Wednesday, September 17 2014

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Sarpong, has described as ‘deeply disturbing’ the increasing drift of school children into illegal mining in the Amansie West District.

TMA:
Tema Ebola isolation center almost ready
Wednesday, September 17 2014

Work on the isolation centre for Ebola cases in Tema  is almost ready.

AKATSI N:
Re-focus festivals from fanfare to development - DCE
Thursday, September 18 2014

Traditional Authorities have been asked to refocus their festivals from “ordinary annual rituals for historical and fund fare purposes, into effective tools for development”.

EAST AKIM:
Akyem farmers receive compensation
Thursday, September 18 2014

The Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Council has paid compensation to the first batch of farmers whose farms were destroyed during the clearing of their land at Beposo, near Kyekyewere for development projects.

SOCIAL:
Eighty-one orphanages stopped
Thursday, September 18 2014

Eighty-one out the 120 orphanages in Ghana have been closed down because of the poor welfare of the inmates, Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection said on Tuesday.

ENERGY:
Power system faces imminent collapse if... - GRIDco CEO fears
Thursday, September 18 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDco), William Amuna, says the country’s power system may collapse entirely if the current power rationing is not managed properly.

KMA:
Mayor decries plot for his removal
Thursday, September 18 2014

The Kumasi mayor, Kojo Bonsu has condemned moves by some assembly members to pass a vote of no confidence in him.

HO:
Parent/Teacher Associations urged to activate enrolment drives
Thursday, September 18 2014

Mrs Fafa Adinyira, the Ho Municipal Chief Executive, has said provision of schools for communities would depend on the pupil population.

AKATSI N:
DCE defiles downpour to join polio immunization team
Thursday, September 18 2014

District Chief Executive of the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region, James Gunu defiled a heavy down pour Thursday to join the health team in the polio immunization exercise in the district.

KWABRE E:
DCE encourages pupils to be studious
Friday, September 19 2014

The District Chief Executive of Kwabre East Adams Iddisah visited some basic schools in the Kwabre East District to interact with pupils to mark “My First Day At School” programme.

KWABRE E:
Regional Minister charges MMDCES to tackle sanitation
Friday, September 19 2014

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr. Samuel Sarpong has directed all Chief Executives in the various Metropolitan/Municipal/District Assemblies (MMDAs), in the region to as a matter of urgency initiate programmes and policies to tackle the poor sanitation issues in the region.

SOCIAL:
Prez Mahama leaves for UN General Assembly
Friday, September 19 2014

President John Dramani Mahama would on Friday September 19 leave Accra for New York, US, for the 69th United Nations General Assembly session.

OFFINSO:
Assembly takes steps to create jobs
Friday, September 19 2014

The Offinso Municipal Assembly has stepped up its efforts at fighting poverty through carefully planned skills training and job creation activities.

AMA:
Osu Traditional leaders urged to establish land secretariat
Friday, September 19 2014

The chief and elders of Osu were on Tuesday educated on the need for the establishment of a Customary Land Secretariat (CLS) to help mitigate land disputes and litigations.

AMANSIE C:
Absentee teachers to be sanctioned
Friday, September 19 2014

District Chief Executive of Amansie Central, Emmanuel Dede Appiah has charged heads of schools to submit names of absentee teachers on my first day at school for questioning.

ATEBUBU:
Stakeholders hold forum on MSEs
Friday, September 19 2014

A day’s stakeholder’s forum for rural micro and small enterprises MSEs has been held in Atebubu.

AWUTU:
Awutu Mankessim gets computer laboratory
Saturday, September 20 2014

A computer laboratory and library has been built for the Mankessim cluster of schools near Awutu Bawjiase in the Central Region.

SOCIAL:
Govt to blame for galamsey deaths – ASMAN
Saturday, September 20 2014

Artisanal and Small Scale Mining Africa-Network (ASMAN), has blamed government for the increasing deaths through illegal mining activities, called galamsey.

ATEBUBU:
Artisans receive training in health and occupational safety
Saturday, September 20 2014

A day’s training programme on health and occupational safety for about 98 hairdressers and artisans in the Atebubu-Amantin district has been held in Atebubu.

KWABRE E:
DCE looks forward to municipal status
Saturday, September 20 2014

District Chief Executive for Kwabre East in the Ashanti Region, Adams Iddisah has appealed to the Regional Coordinating Council to assist the district attain municipal status.

SOCIAL:
Drug trafficking goes down considerably - Woyongo
Sunday, September 21 2014

Mr Mark Owen Woyongo, Minister of the Interior, has said the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has been able to work for a considerable decline in drug trafficking.

HO:
Torgbui Afede charges gov’t to root out corruption
Sunday, September 21 2014

President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, Torgbui Afede XIV has challenged the government to deepen efforts to deal with corruption in the country.

HEALTH:
European Union supports war against maternal mortality
Sunday, September 21 2014

The European Union (EU) Delegation in Ghana has urged civil society organisations (CSOs) to coordinate their activities, so as to avoid unhealthy competitions in seeking grants from donor partners.

ASIKUMA:
18 communities to enjoy potable water
Monday, September 22 2014

Some eighteen communities in the Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa District in the central Region will soon have pumps installed on their boreholes to ensure they access potable water in those communities.

AGONA W:
Minister wants Environmental Health bye-laws gazetted
Monday, September 22 2014

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has directed local assemblies in the region to gazette all bye-laws on Environmental Health and Sanitation towards curbing cholera and other filth-related health hazards.

ECONOMICS:
Nigeria resumes supply of gas to Ghana; ’dumsor’ to improve
Monday, September 22 2014

Nigeria has resumed the supply of gas to Ghana after workers there called off the strike that led to a cut in supply.

HO:
Gov’t struggling to complete Eastern Corridor road project
Monday, September 22 2014

Completion of the Eastern Corridor road project has become a burden on the government, four years after it was commissioned.

BEKWAI:
MP to support two communities with storage facilities
Monday, September 22 2014

The Member of Parliament for Bekwai Constituency, Joseph Osei-Owusu is to construct two storage facilities at Abodom and Agyemesu in the Bekwai Municipality to help in the storage of vegetables.

N GONJA:
Lingbinsi connected to national grid
Tuesday, September 23 2014

Efforts by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government to increase dozens of deprived communities that could get light under the implementation of the Rural Electrification Programme (REP) up-north , is yielding good results.Lingbinsi, a local community within the North Gonja district has been connected to the national grid.

DORMAA:
Partisan politics hinder development – MCE
Tuesday, September 23 2014

Partisan politics among assembly members is the bane of development in local communities, Mr Gordon Asubonteng, Dormaa Municipal Chief Executive, said at the weekend.

ZABZUGU:
District accomplishes street naming exercise
Tuesday, September 23 2014

The street address team (SAT) of Zabzugu District Assembly in the Northern Region, at the weekend completed the street naming and property numbering project.

MION:
Assembly advances street naming time limit
Tuesday, September 23 2014

Ahead of the September deadline directive by President Mahama for the completion of the national street naming and Property Numbering Policy this year, the Mion District Assembly has finished execution of the exercise in its enclave.

AFIGYA K:
District showcases projects
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The Afigya Kwabre District Assembly has, since 2009, embarked upon 86 development projects since its creation.

SAGNARIGU:
District at advanced stage in street naming
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The Sagnarigu District Assembly has completed all technical requirements to ensure the implementation of the Street Naming and Property Addressing (SNPA) system in all its communities.

SOCIAL:
Artisans in Upper East undergo skills training
Wednesday, September 24 2014

One hundred and thirty-five Artisans from 13 Districts of the Upper East Region are undergoing a-five day training programme in Bolgatanga.

KPANDO:
New police post underway at Kpano Torkor
Wednesday, September 24 2014

Residents of Kpando Torkor in the Kpando municipality in the Volta region will soon see improvement in their security issues following some pragmatic initiative by the assembly.

TAMALE:
Minister tasks MMDCEs to tap into other opportunities
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Muniru Limuna has passionately cautioned Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to be innovative and tap into opportunities offered by development partners to improve the Better Ghana Agenda.

AKATSI N:
Teachers’ award given green light
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The indefinite embargo on the celebration of teachers’ award in the Akatsi North District in the Volta has finally been lifted.

EJISU J:
Ghanaians Urged To Support Street Naming Exercise
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Joseph Yamin has called on Ghanaians to support Metropolitan, Municipal and district Assemblies to successfully implement the street naming exercise in the country. 

ASUNAFO S:
DCE calls for extra attention to adolescent reproductive health
Wednesday, September 24 2014

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asunafo South, Abrahams Atta Bosompem has called on all stakeholders especially those in educational and health institutions to pay vigorous attention to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) issues by providing adequate information and services for them.

BEKWAI:
MP builds modern community social centre
Thursday, September 25 2014

The traditional known community social centre in most communities in Ghana happens to be the usual sheds with spaces for people to arrange seats whenever there is an event.

WA:
Roads affect food production in UWR
Thursday, September 25 2014

Alhaji Amidu Sulemana, Upper West Regional Minister has bemoaned the deplorable nature of roads in the region, especially during this rainy season.

KMA:
Sofoline Interchange to be ready soon
Thursday, September 25 2014

The Sofoline Interchange in Kumasi will be opened to traffic at the end of this month, the Director of Urban Roads, Alhaji Abass Awolu, has announced.

AKATSI N:
MP donates stationery to education directorate
Thursday, September 25 2014

The Member of Parliament for Akatsi North, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, has donated some quantities of stationeries to the District Education Directorate to support their work.

AOWIN:
Assembly prioritizes education, sponsors more teacher trainees
Thursday, September 25 2014

The District Chief Executive for Aowin District Assembly says quality education is imperative to give the youth the leverage for them to fit into the global workplace.

SOCIAL:
Accra hosts launch of ECOMOF 2015 tomorrow
Thursday, September 25 2014

Ghana is warming up to host the first ECOWAS Mining and Petroleum Forum and Exhibition (ECOMOF) 2015 which is to be convened later in the West African nation’s capital, Accra.

SEFWI A:
New education office complex commissioned
Thursday, September 25 2014

A new educational office complex has been constructed and commissioned for the Sefwi Akontombra District Education Directorate as part of effort at improving the standard of education in the area.

AKATSI N:
High parental neglect affects quality education-Education Director
Friday, September 26 2014

Mrs. Catherine Nutsugah-Mikado, the outgoing District Director of Education in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region has expressed disappointment at the high level of parental neglect in the district.

SOCIAL:
Ebola must be the world’s concern - Mahama
Friday, September 26 2014

Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama says the deadly Ebola outbreak is not an African problem but a problem that belongs to the World.

OFFINSO:
Assembly steps up environmental sanitation efforts
Friday, September 26 2014

The Offinso Municipal Assembly has intensified its efforts at promoting environmental sanitation amid the outbreak of cholera in parts of the country.

HEALTH:
Korle Bu closes down part of maternity department
Friday, September 26 2014

Parts of the Maternity department of Ghana Premier Health Care facility, The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has been closed down to ensure proper rehabilitation works are carried out.

TANO S:
Street naming exercise begins today
Friday, September 26 2014

The District Chief Executive for Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region, Hon. Bukari Anaba Zakari has today paved way to kick-start the street naming exercise in his area.

SOCIAL:
ECOMOF 2015 to harmonize geo-extractive activities in West Africa
Saturday, September 27 2014

The Commissioner of ECOWAS Mines and Energy, Dr. Bangoura Morlaye says the Ecowas Mining and Petroleum Forum and Exhibition (ECOMOF 2015) is a sure platform to assist improve the geo-extractive industry of the sub-region.

AKATSI N:
3 schools under tree projects near completion
Saturday, September 27 2014

District Chief Executive for Akatsi North, James Gunu has lauded government’s efforts at trying to eliminate schools under trees in the district thereby creating the congenial atmosphere for teaching and learning.

CAPE C:
Central Region gets over 9,000 new voters
Saturday, September 27 2014

A total of 93,210 new eligible voters were registered in the Central Region during the Limited Voters Registration Exercise (LVRE) held in August 2014.

ECONOMICS:
BoG & GRA to bite hard in likely IMF program
Saturday, September 27 2014

Government is likely to cut costly and untargeted subsidies on petroleum products, cut tax exemptions in a number of sectors as well as make drastic efforts at cutting public sector wage cost deficits as part of moves to save the economy following negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

SISSALA W:
District commissions street naming project
Saturday, September 27 2014

Sissala West District Assembly in comissioning the street naming project in its enclave has identified at least 11 streets and named after illustrious sons and daughters of the area, as well as people who have contributed significantly to the development of the District.

HEALTH:
Ministry of Health reviews National Drug Policy
Sunday, September 28 2014

The Ministry of Health has revised the National Drug Policy renamed National Medicines Policy in order to strengthen pharmaceutical systems and improve access to good quality and safe medicines.

EJISU- J:
Assembly evacuates refuse heap at Kokobra
Sunday, September 28 2014

The resolve by the Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko to rid the Municipality of filth continue with a number of measures being instituted by the MCE.

ECONOMICS:
UNDP outdoors programme for SMEs in Ghana
Sunday, September 28 2014

The United Nations Development Programme, in collaboration with the World Trade Centre, Accra, has outdoored the African Management Services Company (AMSCO) aimed at assisting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to grow.

ECONOMICS:
We can’t reduce prices of goods now – traders
Sunday, September 28 2014

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has disclosed that its members will have to recover the losses they incurred during the depreciation of the cedi before they can reduce prices of their goods.

BOLE:
Assembly launches street naming
Sunday, September 28 2014

The Bole District Assembly would not be left out of the all important directive by the President of the Republic for all assemblies to ensure they name streets and address properties in their areas of jurisdiction by September 30, 2014.

AKATSI N:
Assembly to procure 5000 furniture for schools
Monday, September 29 2014

Deliberations by the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education with stakeholders in Education at the Akatsi North District has identified inadequate furniture at all levels of education especially the basic level.

EJISU J:
Modern CHPS compound for Amoam-Achiase community
Monday, September 29 2014

A modern Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound is underway at Amoam-Achiase in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

ECONOMICS:
Economy prospects bright despite IMF reservation – Govt
Monday, September 29 2014

Government insists the outlook for Ghana’s economy is bright despite nternational Monetary Fund (IMF) recommendations for cuts in government spending and management of the country’s public debt.

CAPE C:
Court halts Kotokuraba market demolition on October 1
Monday, September 29 2014

A Cape Coast High Court has placed an interlocutory injunction on the demolition of the Kotokuraba Market scheduled for Wednesday October 1, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has gathered.

GA EAST:
Assembly done with street naming exercise
Monday, September 29 2014

The Ga East Municipal Assembly has completed its part of the nationwide Street Naming and Property Numbering (SNPN) exercise with barely 24 hours to President John Dramani Mahama’s deadline date to all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDA’s) to get all Principal Street in the country named.

TECHIMAN:
MCE keeps touch with the people
Monday, September 29 2014

The Municipal Chief Executive of Techiman Municipal Assembly (MCE), Philip Oppong Amponsah has toured some parts of the municipality to familiarize with the people.

SOCIAL:
Adu Asare sacked as YES Boss
Monday, September 29 2014

The Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Enterprise Support (YES) Fund, Kojo Adu Asare has been removed two months after his appointment.

HEALTH:
Stop NHIS capitation now – GMA warns gov’t
Monday, September 29 2014

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has kicked against government’s attempt to rollout the capitation mode of paying the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) claims across the country.

TWIFO ATTI-M:
DCE suffered jail term for contempt of court
Monday, September 29 2014

Bossman Osei – Hyiamang Jnr, Twifo Atti-Morkwa District Chief Executive (DCE), was on Monday jailed 14 days by a Cape Coast High Court for contempt of court.

TECHIMAN:
Ayeasu -Asarekrom gets borehole, teachers’ quarters
Tuesday, September 30 2014

Residents of Ayeasu –Asarekrom in the Techiman Municipality have been provided with safe drinking water through a borehole drilled by the Assembly.

EJISU J:
16-seater WC toilet facility for Kokobra
Tuesday, September 30 2014

A sixteen seater water closet toilet facility has been built for the Kokobra community in the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.

ASIKUMA:
More desks for schools
Tuesday, September 30 2014

The District Directorate of Education has taken delivery of 500 new dual desks for distribution to basic schools in the district.

HEALTH:
Auditor General uncovers multi-million corruption at NHIA; CEO lumps blame on NPP
Tuesday, September 30 2014

The Auditor General has uncovered financial malfeasance totaling millions of Ghana cedis at the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in its 2012 report

NADOWLI K:
Street named in 3 major towns
Tuesday, September 30 2014

The District Chief Executive for Nadowli Kaleo District Assembly John Bosco  Bomansah has indicated that the assembly’s ability to advance in moves relating to the Street naming project directed by President Mahama is motivated by their unrelenting quest for massive development for the area.