A new school block to provide adequate classroom space for students and teachers of the Saabrewa Primary and Junior High School (JHS) in the Sekyere Afram Plains District is set to commence.
President John Dramani Mahama says judges who were implicated in the judicial corruption scandal should be subjected to a fair trial.
Some thirty-seven households in the South Dayi District in the Volta Region have been enrolled into the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme.
A survey conducted by the Information Services Department shows that the New Juaben Municipality is ready to go to the polls today to elect the assemblymen and unit committee members.
Invest in Africa, a private sector initiative that brings together leading companies across sectors to work with local enterprises, has launched a USD 4 million training programme for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).
The Ghana Social Opportunity Programme, (GSOP) in collaboration with the Ada East District Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has constructed new nurses’ quarters to accommodate some nurses in the area.
All is set for the District Level and Unit Committee elections to begin in all electoral areas in the country today.
Voting is underway at various polling stations across the country in the district level elections.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Antwi Boasieko Sekyere as expressed satisfaction about the smooth manner in which the district level election is being carried out in the region.
The district Chief Executive of the Akatsi South District, Mr. James Gunu has welcomed the good working relations between the Assembly and the district Electoral Commission that has led to the peaceful conduct of the district level elections in the district.
Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Tertiary Education, has said the conversion of the 10 polytechnics into technical universities was not a re-branding activity.
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive; Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong has called on all public-private investors to come and partner with the Municipality to achieve its development goals.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has encouraged government to continue its firm stance on containing the wage bill within the budget constraints amidst a worsening employment regime and renewed pressure from labour unions.
Pupils of Hiawoanwu are utterly delighted following Tigo Ghana’s “Shelter 4 Education” project which gave the community a well-furnished six-unit classroom block.
The Aowin District Assembly in the Western Region is making progress in its efforts at providing improved places of convenience for schools in the district.
Work is nearing completion on a 3-Unit Teachers’ Accommodation Block for the Agona Camp D/C Primary School in the Amenfi Central District in the Western Region.
The Builsa North District Assembly has moved to rehabilitate three dams in the area as part of measures to ensuring a boost in agriculture production in the district.
Accra Mayor, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has revealed that he has dropped his US citizenship effective Monday, August 31.
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has said the constant depreciation of the cedi is the main reason they are asking for a 100 percent increment in tariffs.
Actionaid Ghana and its partner SODIA in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service have held a second graduation ceremony for 508 beneficiaries of the Complimentary Basic Education CBE project in Atebubu.
Madam Mavis Ama Frimpong, the Eastern Regional Deputy Minister has picked form to contest the parliamentary primaries on the ticket of the ruling National Democratic congress in the Abirem Constituency.
The Amenfi East District Assembly has completed another Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Asundua to improve healthcare in the area.
Mr. Oppong Kyekyeku, District Chief Executive of the Afigya Kwabre District has expressed optimistic that by next year the District Assembly complex under construction would be roofed.
The Asante-Akim South District Assembly is building a GH¢ 192,802 Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at Yaw-Barimah, a predominantly cocoa and food crop growing village to provide the people access to quality healthcare.
President John Mahama will today [Thursday], pick up his nomination forms to contest the presidential slot of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Nii Lantey Vanderpuye (MP), has commended staff of the Asutifi North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo region for their dedication to duty by accepting postings to work in areas other than their home towns.
The Returning Officer for the Saboba District Assembly Elections, Mr. Wassah Ntaadi has expressed his joy and happiness about the conduct of this year’s District Assembly Elections in the District.
Work on the ultra-modern administration block for the Mpohor District Assembly in the Western Region is still on course, District Chief Executive (DCE) for the assembly, Anthony Bassaw has revealed.
Mr. Mathew Mensah Atsrim has been re-elected as Assembly Member for Awlime-Todze Electoral Area in the Ho West District in the Volta Region.
Dr. Yaw Nyadu Offei, an audiologist and the Head of Centre for Hearing and Speech Services (CHSS) at the Department of Special Education of the University of Education, Winneba, has advised Ghanaians to abstain from self-medication and use of unapproved drugs that could affect the hear organ.
All five former assembly members who contested for re-election in the district level election last Tuesday in the Akatsi North District in the Volta Region have retained their positions.
Three Assemblies from the southern part of the Volta Region would see significant improvement in the health sector from a six billion US dollar loan facility from the Korean Axim Bank.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has registered and screened about 600 elder people at Akwakwaa in the Agona East District for the “Eban” elderly welfare card.
The Ghana cedi continuous to appreciate against the US dollar on the interbank market. Over the past five days the local currency has recorded some substantial gains against the dollar.
Hundreds of children in the Dome-Kwabenya community in the Ga East Municipality are expected to receive free health screening to help diagnose them of all kinds of diseases.
The twenty three soldiers who were earlier today detained over the violent demolition exercise which led to the death of one person in Kasoa have been released.
Ahead of the maiden International marathon to hit the capital city, major roads will temporarily be blocked for the Millennium Marathon race scheduled for today September 5, at the Independence Square, Accra.
Inform Swansea City midfielder Andre Dede Ayew, is set to lead the Black Stars when they take on the Amavubi of Rwanda following Asamoah Gyan’s [substantive captain] fitness issues.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Authority has freely registered 1000 inmates of the Nsawam Medium Security Prison under the National Health Insurance Scheme.
The Eastern Region Police have arrested three people for their roles in the shooting incident that killed two people at the Obuotabiri shrine on Friday.
The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has issued half of the USD100 million guarantee required to provide financial security for two emergency power barges to be dispatched from Turkey to the country next month.
Almost all business activities and vehicular movements came to a halt in most communities in the Asutifi North District in Brong Ahafo Region as residents came out in their numbers to participate in the National Sanitation Day (NSD) exercise which the region was the host.
The church of Jesus Christ of Later day saints has provide boreholes to eleven communities at a ceremony held at Manso Suntreso in the Amansie West District of Ashanti Region at the cost of 320,000.00.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection and the National Health Insurance Authority have organised free NHIS registration for Five Hundred and thirty (530) aged in the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeeen Hamidan has urged couples to solve their relationship issues amicably rather than resorting to violence.
A send-off and thanksgiving service has been held in honour of Rev. Emmanuel Kwame Nyarko, immediate past District Minister of the Kukuom District of the Presbyterian Church in the Brong Ahafo.
Dr Ebenezer Appiah Denkyirah, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, has said community health care delivery required the full compliments of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs), to achieve quality health care delivery for all.
President John Mahama has said he will do everything possible to ensure a one-touch victory for the NDC in the 2016 elections.
The Ministry of Education has presented learning and teaching materials to the basic schools across the country in preparation towards the re-opening of schools for the 2015/2016 academic year.
Nii Pabie I, Chief of Pabieman in the Ga West Municipality, has called on the government to renovate the deplorable road linking Nsawam to communities in the Domeabra-Obom Constituency.
KMA will be demolition structures at the Central Business District today
15 doctors have been dispatched to Ghana by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership Development of the Arab Republic of Egypt to support health care delivery.
Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Accra on Monday for a one-day working visit.
The District Chief Executive for Amenfi Central District, Mr. Peter Yaw Kwame-Ackah has announced the distribution of 1000 bags of cement and 200 packets of roofing sheets to help offer additional support to communities with plans and ideas commence any developmental project.
The Amenfi Central District Assembly has completed another Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound for residents of Wiredukrom, worth GHs 110,000.00.
The National Service Secretariat has deployed about 2,000 service personnel to serve under the Urban Sanitation Module.
As part of efforts to facilitate easy transportation of farm produce in the area, the Builsa North District assembly with funding from the Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP) has rehabilitated the 5.6kilometer Sandema-Balansa road.
The Chiefs and people of Oyoko in the New Juaben Municipality on Saturday 5th September, 2015 took turn in the just ended 10th National Sanitation Exercise to clean up choked gutters, sweep the streets and weed bushy areas.
Municipal Chief Executive for Sefwi-Wiawso in the Western Region, Mr. L. A. Santana today distributed about nine hundred (900) pieces of uniforms to students of some selected schools in the area.
Madam Sun Baohong, Chinese Ambassador in Ghana, on Friday broke the ground for construction work to begin on a new three-storey expansion project to upgrade the Awutu /Senya West District Assembly Junior High School (JHS) at Awutu-Beraku.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan has promised that schools within the Municipal will be renovated by the year 2017 to enable all children of school going age access quality education under good hygienic conditions.
President John Mahama has arrived in Berlin, Germany, to attend the 15th International Economic Forum on Africa, which opens tomorrow, Wednesday.
Legal practitioner Samson Lardy Ayenini has disclosed that some judges in the country have collapsed and have been rushed to the hospital following an expose by investigative journalist Anas Arimeyaw Anas.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asutifi North District in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mr. Eric Addae has made a passionate appeal to parents and guardians to invest more resources in the provision of quality education for children in the area.
Top Ghana beach soccer championship club, Sunset Sports-Keta has announced plans to develop a beach soccer arena in Keta.
Progress is being made in efforts at improving road transport in the Krachi West District in the Volta Region.
After a long wait, the Birim North District Assembly in the Eastern region has given hope to the people of Kuntenase-Teimuni to have easy access to health delivery.
Parents have been advised to desist from denying their children access to formal education.
The Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye has paid a one day working visit to the Tano Sotuh District of the Brong Ahafo Region to interact with Nananoom, District Assembly Staff and Security Agencies on the way forward for the September 2015 version of the National Sanitation Day to be celebrated in the Brong Ahafo Region.
The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has pledged to invest more resources to create the right environment for teaching and learning in schools.
The District Chief Executive for Bosome Freho, Hon. Kwame Adarkwah has reiterated his unflinching support for the education sector in the district.
Some residents and commuters of Dambai in the Krachi East District of the Volta Region are facing the challenges of what they described as a complete “abuse of the Road Safety Regulatory Act by the drivers and conductors of the Metro Mass Transit Limited (MMT) buses operating from Accra to the area.
Accra Mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has revealed a stern warning he has given his family not to shave off his beard when he dies.
22 judges implicated in the judicial corruption scandal have been suspended by the Judicial Council as the Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Woode orders investigations into the matter.
The Sekyere Afram Plains district Assembly is on the verge of putting up a new six-classroom unit block for the pupils of Saabrewa Primary School.
Mr. Kwame Twumasi Ankray, the District Chief Executive for Bia East on Tuesday presented pens, pencils, exercise books and biscuit to pupils in some basic schools to mark “My First Day at School”.
A deputy Minister of Finance Mona Quartey has rejected assertions that the country’s currency will end the year at about 6 cedis to the dollar.
The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Kingsley Asoa-Apimah in the company of some officials of the Juaboso South District Assembly on Tuesday visited some primary schools in the District to mark “my first day at school” with 2015/2016 new entrants.
Ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has joined all the 34 Judges implicated in the judicial corruption scandal in a crunch meeting with the Chief Justice, Georgina Theodora Wood as judicial inquiry into the matter begins.
Pupils of Methodist Primary School at Jacobu, the District capital expressed joy and happiness to host the District Chief Executive, Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah for his prompt delivery of various promises he makes in his quest to encourage school pupils to go to school and stay in class.
The Krachi East District Assembly in the Volta Region has completed two new classroom blocks for two communities in the district.
Residents of Eshiem in the Gomoa West District would soon forget their long sufferings of accessing health care following the construction of a clinic in the area.
The Minority Spokesperson on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Joe Osei Wusu says naming and shaming of the judges who were caught on camera taking bribes will not be enough.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will by the end of this year, begin online application for passports.
The Ministry of Health has tasked a seven-member technical committee to review the current status of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and propose options for its reform.
As part of encouraging and motivating fresh school going pupils for their early childhood education as well as increasing enrollment and retaining them in schools the government has mark a day to grace their first day in school, named “My First Day At School” Celebration.
Some judges implicated in the corruption scandal at the Judicial Service have been given an exclusive viewing of their acts on camera.
The Nkwanta North District Assembly has made stride in efforts at addressing accommodation challenges of its officers.
Mrs Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, says all is set for the introduction of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) services to complement the work of the State Transport Company and the Metro Mass Transit Limited.
President John Mahama has stated that seven million Ghanaians would enjoy potable water by the close of next year under a water expansion project.
The Chief Justice, Mrs. Georgina Wood has denied reports that three judges being investigated in the bribery scandal have been discharged.
Ghana’s total public debt rose to 94.5 billion cedis ($23.7 billion) by end-June, equivalent to 71 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), up sharply from 67 percent the previous month due to currency depreciation, the central bank said on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will not interfere in the controversy over whether the country’s deal with the fund required parliamentary approval.
Investigative Journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has written to the Chief Justice, presenting a list of “good and moral” judges.
The people of Pomaakrom, Boakyeasua, Awewoho Manhya, Atom, Antwiagyeikrom and Tweapease - farming communities in the Asunafo North Municipal of Brong Ahafo Region could not hide their joy but took to the streets yesterday amidst singing and dancing for seeing their communities illuminating with lights for the first time in their lives.
District Chief Executive ofthe Nkwanta North District in the Volta Region, Mr. Martin Kidibi Kudor said the government for that matter the district assembly is focused on positively impacting on the lives of the ordinary Ghanaian.
The Ga East municipal assembly in the Greater Accra region has not been left out of the massive health infrastructure the government has embarked on in recent times.
High Court Judges accused of taking bribes are heading to court to stop plans to broadcast a video that purports to record their corrupt activities.
Some selected roads in the Krachi Nchumuru District in the Volta Region have received attention to improve their current status.
The District Chief Executive for Mpohor, Mr. Anthony Bassaw has echoed the Assembly’s stance to ensure proper waste management in the area to rid the district of diseases such cholera and typhoid.
A massive clean- up exercise was observed throughout the Tano South District to mark the 10th edition of the national sanitation day.
Residents of Adabokrom in the Bia East District have been advised to take keen interest in the National Sanitation Day periods and observe accordingly to rid the community of filth.
The Komenda Traditional Council has banned funerals and wake-keeping over the rising teenage pregnancy in the area.
Ghana’s President, John Dramani Mahama will address the United Nations (UN) General Assembly Meeting on Wednesday September 30, 2015.
About eleven (11) members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are eyeing for the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive position.
The Tano South District Chief Executive, Mr. Bukari Zakari Anaba has advised head teachers to regularly organize school management meetings for stakeholders including P.T.A to address some of the problems facing their various schools.
This month’s National Sanitation Day exercise has seen a significant improvement over the previous ones as people from all and sundry trooped in and took part in the exercise.
District Chief of the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira District in the Central Region, Mr. Francis Kofi Korankyi-Sakyi has bemoaned the absence of an elected assembly member in the next assembly.
Residents of Banzaba and Dambai Junction are full of commendation for the Krachi East District Assembly for improving potable water supply in their area.
The Chief Justice (CJ), Justice (Mrs.) Georgina Theodora Wood has called for calm as the Judicial Council acted resolutely to clean the judicial system of corrupt practices.
District Chief executive of the Kadjebi District in the Volta Region, Mr.
Jacob Alebinde Asogounde has advised parents not to toil with the future of their children by not educating them.
There is heavy Police presence at the premises of the Electoral Commission in Accra following threats by pressure group Let My Vote Count Alliance (LMVCA) and their counterparts that they will defy the directive by the police not to picket at the premises.
The Brong Ahafo Deputy Regional Minister, Mr. Justice Samuel Adjei has commended residents of Techiman and the traditional council for coming out in their numbers to support the National Sanitation Day (NSD) clean up exercise held in the Municipality.
President John Mahama will today [Wednesday] inaugurate the Ghana Gas Plant at Atuabo in the Western Region.
The Headmistress of Asikasu Presbyterian L.A Primary School, Madam Comfort Yeboah has passionately appealed to the New Juaben Municipal Assembly to construct an ancillary facility as a matter of urgency for the people of Asikasu community to prevent them from using the classrooms as washroom.
Work is progressing steadily on the ultra-modern administration block for the Mpohor District Assembly to help improve administrative duties.
The Pupils of Mossi Panin D /A Primary School in the Sekyere Afram Plains District have taken possession of their newly completed 3-unit classroom block.
The much anticipated free SHS policy of the ruling government officially starts today.
The Krachi East District has prepared itself for the full operation of the Ghana National Fire Service in the district.
President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday joined the chiefs and people of the Western Region to commission the Atuabo gas processing plant in the Ellembelle district.
The Krachi Nchumuru District Assembly is determined to making good directive by the President John Dramani Mahama to ensure the completion of some specific projects before end of 2015, District Chief Executive, Mr. Solomon Kuyon has stated.
As part of the Tano South District Directorate of the Department of Social Welfare and Community Developments agenda to educate the masses on the Adolescent Reproductive Health, a one day workshop has been organized for people living with Disabilities in the Tano South District of the Brong Ahafo Region.
Mr. Bonaventure Adangabey, the District Chief of Builsa North has disclosed that the Yikpeni White Volta Phase I &II Feeder Roads have been reshaped to improve transportation in the area.
The District Chief Executive for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa in the Central Region, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has reassured public sector teachers of the assembly relentless efforts to ensure their standard of living is improved.
Labour unions in the country appear divided over government’s decision not to pay public sector workers, particularly those in the essential services category, who embark on prolonged strikes.
The Kadjebi District Assembly is providing 400 pieces of dual desks to some selected schools in the district to address inadequacies of furniture in those schools.
In the next few weeks, works on two community-based health planning service (CHPS) centres in the Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyera District in the Central Region would be completed.
The first community day senior high school has been commissioned by President John Mahama at Otuam in the Ekumfi District in the Central Region.
The West African Examinations Council has withheld the results of 6,812 candidates who sat for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) pending the conclusion of investigations into alleged examination malpractice.
President John Dramani Mahama, on Wednesday, inaugurated the National Medical Outreach Services at the Western Naval Command in Sekondi, announcing that government has invested more than one billion dollars to improve health facilities over the past five years.
As part of the Government’s priority to enhance quality education and increase early childhood education, the Municipal Chief Executive of Obuasi Richard Ofori Agyeman Boadi toured some selected schools in the Municipality last Tuesday.
A group calling itself ‘Friends of Sampson Owusu Boateng’ has submitted nomination forms on behalf of the Atebubu-Amantin District Chief Executive in furtherance of its desire to get the DCE Mr. Sampson Owusu Boateng to contest the forthcoming National Democratic Congress NDC Parliamentary primaries in the Atebubu-Amantin Constituency.
The Ghana Police Service has inaugurated 99 new National Service Personnel deployed under the Urban Traffic Management Module.
Finance minister Seth Terkper has said the medium term prospects of the Ghanaian economy term prospects are very bright despite the current challenges.
Work is said to be close to completion on a small-town piping system funded by the International Development Association (IDA) and Government of Ghana (GoG) has been completed at Kadema in the Builsa North District of the Upper East Region.
President John Dramani Mahama was in the Volta Regional capital Ho on Friday to cut sod for the construction of the Ho Airport.
The first Lady Mrs. Lordina Mahama as part of her working visit to Ashanti region has donated hospital items worth millions of cedis to Manso nkwanta health centre.
Government is expected to set aside $100 million from funds from the next eurobond to complete the remaining portions of the eastern corridor road.
Professor Kwamena Ahwoi, a local government expert, says the notion that the district assemblies lack the capacity to undertake the needed decisions to solve the development challenges facing them is wrong.
Joy has been brought to the faces of many residents and road users in the Eastern Region as work is steadily on-going on their roads to make them motorable.
The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has inaugurated adolescent health clubs in 20 basic schools in the Atebubu-Amantin district.
Government has on the occasion of Founder’s Day; a day set aside to celebrate the country’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, stated that President Mahama’s “hard work, tolerance and patriotic zeal” to transform the Ghanaian economy, are traits of the visionary leader, Dr. Nkrumah.
The Christian Council of Ghana is backing calls for reforms in the country after a video exposé on rot in the judiciary.
Hon. Eric Addae, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Asutifi North District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region is set to bring new ideas to promote investment and development towards the overall development of the area.
115 head porters, popularly known as ‘Kayayees” have been sensitized on adolescent reproductive health issues with the aim to bringing girls on board to train them to be able to match their colleague boys in academic performance, reduce teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortions in the Municipality.
The National Lottery Authority (NLA), has presented a cheque for GH¢ 10,000 to the chief and people of the Sunghai Traditional Area in the Kpandai District in support of the development of the area.
The Baamaiyi Sai Allah Fun Club, a youth base club, has organised a blood donation exercise to support the Koforidua Regional Hospital blood bank.
The Department of Agriculture under the Amansie Central District Assembly has received keys to their new office accommodation block.
District Chief Executive of the Krachi Nchumuru District in the Volta Region, Mr. Solomon Kuyon has commended all stakeholders who contributed in making positive impacts in the health sector in the district.
Seventy-two Over the Counter (OTC) Medicine Sellers in the Pru, Sene east and Sene west districts of the Brong Ahafo region have undergone training in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) under the GSK malaria and NTDs project.
Mr Seth Terkper, the Minister of Finance, has emphasised the need to institute deep structural measures to address the challenges facing Ghana’s economy, saying quick fixes could not properly solve the problems.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) said it had ordered the start of processes to rename a school called ‘Woman-no-Good’ D/A Primary School in the Amenfi West District of the Western Region.
President John Mahama will today leave Accra for an extraordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government to discuss the political situation in Burkina Faso.
Concerned group of Customers numbering about 400 who have put their various sums of monies into microfinance companies and fun clubs investments have taken onto the streets of Techiman to demonstrate against the decision of Bank of Ghana to freeze the accounts of the companies which locked up their money.
Mr. Peter Yaw Kwame-Ackah, the District Chief Executive for Amenfi Central says the assembly has acquired a new waste disposal sites to help improve waste management crisis in the area.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Trobu in the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Moses Anim, has lamented on the new national service scheme modules which sees over 1000 service personnel deployed onto highways to direct traffic.
The 17.5% Value Added Tax (VAT) being charged on domestic airline fares may be withdrawn in the next budget that is if cabinet yields to pressure from the transport and finance ministries to do so.
The Nkwanta North District Assembly is hopeful of recording impressive improvement in furniture in schools as a result of measures taken so far to address inadequacies of furniture in schools in the district.
The First Lady Mrs. Lordina Mahama continues to make strong case for improved health deliver as she continues to equip health facilities across the country.
The Adekyem Festival of the chiefs and the people of Bechem Traditional Area have been launched at Bechem, the Tano South District Capital.
As part of efforts to improve decentralization and good governance, the Asutifi North District Assembly in collaboration with its Budget Unit has organized a day’s workshop for Heads of decentralized Department (HODs) of the assembly on the 2016 budget preparation.
The incumbent Member of Parliament MP for the Atebubu-Amantin constituency Honorable Sanja Nanja is upbeat about his chances of winning the upcoming National Democratic Congress NDC Parliamentary primaries in the Atebubu-Amantin constituency.
As a quest for improvement in the decentralization process, Kpone- Katamanso district assembly was one of the newly created assemblies in 2012.
Work is said to be nearing completion on a new bungalow for teachers’ at Abamkrom, a community in the Gomoa West District in the Central Region.
The Afigya-Kwabre District Business Advisory Centre (BAC) of the National Board for Small Scale Industries, has intensified its efforts at fighting rural poverty through employable skills training.
Akatsi North District Assembly of the Volta Region, has started a proto-type market at Ave-Atanve to link up agricultural producers to food merchants.
Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive has assured Ghanaians that the national cake towards the ’Better Ghana Agenda’ as promise by President Mahama would trickle to every corner of development.
A total of 619 teenage pregnancies cases have been recorded in Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, from January to June this year, between the ages of 10-19.
All is set for a new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound built by the Bosomtwe District Assembly in the Ashanti Region Ghana to been inaugurated and handed over for use at Bonkokoo, a community in the district.
Dr. Damien Punguyire the Municipal Health Director for Techiman in the Brong Ahafo region have said maternal death and still birth has been reduced due to effective measures put in place by the health management team in the municipality.
The Lordina Mahama foundation in Accra has donated assorted medical items worth several millions of cedis to the Bomfa- Achiase Health Centre in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.
World Vision Ghana WVG, Atebubu Development Programme ADP has donated books and medical supplies to health and educational institutions in and around the Atebubu-Amantin district.
The 2015 edition of the World Youth day celebration in the Beposo Catholic Parish took place at Asiwa in the Bosome Freho district in the Ashanti Region.
A modern community centre under construction for the people of Enchi, the capital of the Aowin District in the Western region is nearing completion.
Effective law enforcement is an important panacea for socioeconomic development of every society and it is in light of these that the Nkwanta North District Assembly has built its new District magistrate court at Kpassa.
Mr. Emmanuel Dede Appiah, District Chief Executive of the Amansie Central District in the Ashanti Region has made a passionate appeal to the Ashanti Regional Police Command to increase the number of police officers in the district to enable the District command bring crime rate down.
Authorities at the Kadjebi District Assembly in the Volta Region are optimistic that Dodi Papase, Kponkpa, Aboabo and Asuboi and surrounding villages would soon become the food basket of the district.
All is set for the commissioning of the Gwiramang Community Day Senior High School at Bamianko in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region.
Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister of Education, has inaugurated a 21-member National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA).
Mr. Anthony Bassaw, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Mpohor, has commissioned a new Community-m Domenase.
Ghana’s president John Mahama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg will today host in New York, a major event aimed at preparing the world to better manage any health crisis that arises.
The Amenfi Central Assembly in the Western Region is putting into shape a number of feeder roads in the District to pave way for easy transportation of farm produce to the central business district.
The Bosomtwe District Assembly has completed two classroom blocks for two basic schools in the area.
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) returned to Old Fadama, popularly known as Sodom and Gomorrah, to tear down illegal structures that started springing up after previous demolition exercises in June.
The Judicial Committee of inquiry sitting on the case involving some implicated lower court judges has suspended its work following the hearing of the case in court.
The Ministry of Interior has reviewed the curfew hours in the Northern Regional towns of Bimbila, Nankpanduri and Bunkprugu.
The presidential candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has prayed the Chief Justice Theodora Georgina Wood to punish anyone found guilty in the corruption scandal which has hit the judiciary.
Five Ghanaian Muslim pilgrims were said to be missing at the Ghana camp at Mina in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as of Friday.
In pursuance of the assembly’s action plan towards infrastructural development in the educational sector and as well provide congenial atmosphere for enhanced teaching and learning in the district led to a sod cutting ceremony for the construction of six unit classroom block at Addokrom.
The Bosome Freho district office of the Business Advisory Centre (BAC), with support from the Government of Ghana (GOG) through the Bosome Freho District Assembly, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and African Development Bank has organized a skills enhancement training programme for 45 young women and men at
As part of efforts to improve standard of education in the Hohoe Municiplity in the Volta Region, the Municipal Assembly has decided to seriously develop attach much importance to early childhood development.
Basic schools in the Ketu North District in the Volta Region that are faced with inadequate furniture would soon have their some respite as the assembly is preparing to distribute some furniture to the schools.
Hundreds of people have been left homeless and cut off from the rest of Tamale after torrential rains swept through the Northern Region capital.
Police in Tarkwa Nsuayem in the Western Region have begun a rescue mission to save some miners who are trapped in a mining pit in the area.
Residents of the Hohoe Zongo community in the Volt Region will now cease from using nearby bushes as places of convenience as the Assembly has put up two separate 20 seater water closet toilet facility for the community.
Mr. Francis Kofi Korankyi-Sakyi, District Chief Executive of Twifo-Heman-Lower-Denkyira District Assembly has assured that the six unit classroom block under construction at Nsuaem would be completed on schedule for the people.
Akoase Methodist Basic School will be boasting of a new three unit classroom block in the next six months time, this was promised by the District Chief Executive, Hon. Paul Aboagye Dadzie during a ceremony to hand over the project to the contractor.
President John Mahama is challenged his fellow African leaders not to use the emergence of flashy shopping malls as a measure of development.
Vice President Kwesi Amissah Arthur has encouraged the chiefs and people of Kete Krachi to continue to maintain peace in the area for its rapid socio-economic development.
The Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) is to create 700 jobs in the Akatsi North district in the next four months according to Mr James Gunu, District Chief Executive for the area.
Work has commenced on a three unit classroom block for the Atewosika MA Junior High School in the Nzema East Municipality in the Western Region.
Calm has been restored in the Bolgatanga municipality in the Upper East Region following violent chieftaincy clashes Saturday evening.
The Ghana Education Service (GES) with the Ministry of Education (MoE), would this year expand the Inclusive Education (IE) policy from fourteen 14 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembles (MMDAs) to twenty across the country.
Early childhood development is a crucial stage of life in terms of a child’s physical, intellectual, emotional and social development.
About 365 inmates of the cured lepers’ village in Ho in the Volta Region, have received their share of the increment in the grant of the 38th Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) cycle payment.
One person is feared dead in Akyem Akooko, a town in the Eastern region after violent clashes Tuesday afternoon.
The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health Project has held a day’s sensitization programme for 25 queen mothers in the Atebubu-Amantin district in Atebubu.
Government officials are currently in Singapore to partake in the ceremony.
In line with efforts to ensure environmental cleanliness, the Krachi East District assembly has completed a new public toilet at Dambai Junction.
The completion of Lakpor Community-based health planning service (CHPS) centre would soon have very positive impact on the lives of the people.
The New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, Dr. Kwaku Owusu Acheampong has stated that the Assembly is poised to end the ongoing shift systems within the various schools in the municipality by 2016.