Tema, March 5, GNA --- The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) would soon build high occupancy schools under its ‘Industrial City Basic School Project’ (ICBS) to solve the Metropolis’ school infrastructural challenge.Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive, who announced this in a press briefing, said “the ICBS programme is an innovation that will see to the construction of high occupancy, three-storied blocks instead of the existing lateral blocks that only lead to wastage
Accra, March 5, GNA – Dr Bernard Otabil, General Manager of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday said the rationale for the establishment of the Agency 57 years ago was more relevant today than ever before.
Kumasi, March 5, GNA – League leaders Asante Kotoko paid dearly for sloppy marking in defence as they brought their winning spell to an end, losing 0-1 to a less-fancied King Faisal side in their First Capital Plus Premier League Week 19 fixture at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, on Wednesday.
Accra, March 5, GNA - Mr Nuru Hamidan, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Asokore Mampong, has told the Financial Court hearing the GYEEDA trial that as a former Deputy National Coordinator he was aware of the launch of the exit plan for the NYEP.
Obuasi, Mar. 5, GNA – Ashanti Gold were held to 1-1 drawn game by visiting Tema Inter-Allies in the 19th week First Capital Plus Premier League match at Obuasi Len Clay Sports Stadium.
Accra, March 5, GNA - The United States Embassy in Accra, has congratulated President John Dramani Mahama and the people of Ghana on the 57th Independence Anniversary of Ghana.
Kpikpira (UE/R), March 5, GNA - Naba Asigri Abugrago Azoka the Second, Paramount Chief of the Bawku Traditional Area at the weekend called on traditional rulers and policy makers to make culture a prime factor for unity in the country.Naba Azoka said cultural activities such as festivals, funerals and naming ceremonies, among others, were rallying points for bringing the people together, and which also gave them one common identity.The Paramount Chief was speaking at the annual Danjour festival of
Tema, March 5, GNA – Breast cancer patients should not see prayer camps as the first point of call but seek early diagnosis in hospitals for appropriate treatment.Dr Blewusi Akpaloo, a family physician, who gave the advice, said even though some people have faith in receiving healing at prayer camps and other religious gatherings, God gave knowledge to doctors to detect and administer medications to heal such diseases.Dr Akpaloo who is also a pastor, gave the advice in Tema during a two-day workshop
Wa, March 5, GNA - Dr Akwasi Osei, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority has painted a gloomy picture of the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) without any recognition of the role of mental health.
Akosombo (E/R), March 5,GNA - Journalists have been urged to provide space and airtime for the discussion of issues on child and forced marriage in Ghana which had been identified as one major social problem confronting the society from time past.This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a-two-day training workshop for 60 journalists from the Eastern, Greater Accra and Volta Regions on child, early and forced marriage in Ghana at Akosombo.The workshop which was organised by the National
Tamale (N/R), March 5, GNA – Mr Akwasi Opong-Fosu, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has bemoaned funding challenges as some of the constraints affecting newly created districts in the country.
Tarkwa, March 5, GNA - The Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa Nsueam, Mrs Christina Kobinah has warned communities who dump refuse haphazardly in water bodies to desist from that practice.She said instead, they should desilt drainage systems around their homes regularly to enhance the free flow of water when it rains.Mrs Kobinah said if such practices were not adhered to, more homes will be flooded in Tarkwa and its environs as the rains had set in.The MCE said this when the Tarkwa Nsuaem Assembly
Accra, March 5, GNA - The Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Wednesday marked its 57 anniversary with a blood donation exercise in Accra.
Accra, March 5, GNA – Mr Kweku Rockson, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism has urged corporate Ghana to support the entrepreneurial development of students in order to make them more useful to the society.
Juaso (Ash), March 5, GNA – A farmer standing trial in the Juaso Circuit Court over threats to kill an ex-lover at Obogu in the Asante-Akim South District, has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment in hard labour.Paul Agyei, 42, was convicted after he pleaded guilty to the offence.Police Sergeant Emmanuel Gavi told the court presided over by Mr Alex Obeng Asante, that the man was in a romantic relationship with Janet Owireduwaa for some time but things turned sour and they decided to break up.On
Accra, March 5, GNA - Mrs DzifaAttivor, Minister of Transport, says the action of striking air traffic controllers which halted operations of domestic airlines on Tuesday was ‘in bad faith’.
Accra, March 5, GNA - The Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Brazil and the Judiciary of the Republic of Ghana have signed a protocol of cooperation to deepen the relationship between their two institutions.The protocol is to establish the guidelines for the implementation of cooperation to improve and share mutual knowledge and skills, as well as consolidate and reinforce the importance of the judiciary in the two democratic states.This came up when Mr Justice William Atuguba, the Acting Chief
Accra, March 5, GNA - A 39-year-old electrician, Reuben Yartey, who sexually abused his 15- year- old daughter over a four-year period was on Wednesday sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.
Bolgatanga, March 5 GNA - The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has stated that its intelligence has revealed that there were more child, early and forced marriages (CEFM) going on in the Upper East Region.The Acting Regional Coordinator of DOVVSU, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Kwadwo Appiah who disclosed this during stakeholders meeting organized by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Bolgatanga on Tuesday explained that although
Ho, March 05, GNA - Despondency and pale glimmers of hope were impressions given by respondents in Ho about Ghana on the attainment of 57 years of nationhood on Thursday March 6.The central impressions were that Ghana has a huge political stature in the international arena but a pale shadow as an economic entity.The Ghana News Agency (GNA) random survey in Ho on the eve of Ghana’s Independence Day celebration on Thursday targeted the aged, the youth, workers and the self-employed.Mr Ebenezer Dzikunu,