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GSA Starts Handing District Assemblies Building Code

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has kick-started distribution of the first comprehensive Ghana Building Code to metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) across the...
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Initiate self-help projects to attract support from District Assemblies

Mr Haruna Abdulai, the Sunyani Municipal Planning Officer at the weekend, advised local communities to initiate self-help development projects to attract support from Municipal...
Uniformity Assemblies

Special Needs Mum demands consistency in procedures at district assemblies

Mrs Gifty Addo Sunu, mother of a four-year old girl with Cerebral Palsy has appealed to the government to ensure uniformity in the district...
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District Assemblies equipped to boost revenue mobilisation

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) with the GIZ, is rolling out a number of programmes to assist district assemblies to...
Agriculture in Africa

District Assemblies Receive Education on MAG

Selected district assemblies benefiting from the Modernising Agriculture in Ghana (MAG) Programme have been sensitised on the scope for the use of the funds,...

Coordinating Directors advised to work genuinely with DCEs

The Coordinating Directors of the various District Assemblies have been advised to work in harmony with their political heads to ensure development of the...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

Tema Metropolitan Assembly Headquarter engulf with filth

An octogenarian resident of Tema has bemoaned the choked and stench emitting gutters behind the Tema Metropolitan Assembly Headquarters’ building and charged its management...
HIV-and-AIDS

MDAs directed to celebrate World AIDS Day alongside Farmers’ Day

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Samuel Kwakye-Darfuor, has directed all the Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in the Region to celebrate the World AIDS...

Audit Committee asked to discharge duties with professionalism

The Upper West Regional Audit Committee has been inaugurated with a call on members to discharge their duties with professionalism to ensure the implementation...

Founder of B-Bovid Adjudged Chamber Businessman of the Year

The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has adjudged Mr Issa Quedraogo, the Founder of B-Bovid Company Limited, an agro-business company, as the...
ghana fire service

Fire cases in Brong-Ahafo reduced by 20%

Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO) James Owusu-Adjei, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service, has said the region from January to...
Hajia Alima Mahama

MMDA’s directed to capture gov’ts poverty intervention

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has directed Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to capture implementation of government’s...
BECE

BECE results create tension between traditional rulers and teachers

The poor performance of students in the 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Asutifi North District of the Brong-Ahafo Region has generated...

Ghanaians encouraged to join movement Against Child Abuse

The ministries of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Local Government and Rural Development, in collaboration with UNICEF, have launched a national campaign to...

Local Government asked to resolve MMDAs boundary disputes

The Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) has called on the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to resolve boundary disputes among the...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA Commence month long tax education

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has begun a month-long tax education campaign in Tamale to create awareness on the need for all to honour...

Finance officers urged to be gate keepers of state finance

Finance officers at the Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies and Agencies have been urged to adopt the Public Financial Management Act (921) as their guide...
Local Government Service

Internal Auditors overlooking corruption

Dr Nana Ato Arthur, the head of the Local Government Services (LGS) has advised Internal Auditors to work hard to safeguard the national purse...
Local Government Service

Experts want 2 year term of Presiding Members extended

A Local Government Expert has called for the extension of the current two years renewable duration of office of Presiding Members (PM) in the...
FDIs

Agona West Assembly involves stakeholders in planning process

The Agona West Municipal Assembly has organized a stakeholders meeting on the preparation of the four-year Medium -Term Development Plan from 2018 to 2021. It...
open defecation

Northern Region Benefit From pour flush toilets

Eight Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) in Northern Region (NR) are benefiting from Sama Sama pour flush toilets to end opened defecation in...

MAVC connect citizens and District Assembly functionaries

Dr Fletcher Tembo, Programme Director, Making All Voices Count (MAVC), an International Initiative Programme, has called grantees to develop effective relationships with their various...
Local Government Service

Local Government Service Re-affirm Support To DLT

The Local Government Service (LGS) has re-affirmed its unwavering interest and support to the District League Table (DLT) and therefore charged all Metropolitan, Municipal...

Ministry Draw Attention To Challenges of Open Defecation

Mr Kofi Adda, the Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to submit their roadmap for...

Audit Committee Of MMDA’s Asked To Probe Misapplication Of Funds

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, a local governance expert has urged audit committee members of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to probe misapplication...
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Audit Committees of MMDA’s Tasked To Prevent Financial Malfeasance

Audit Committees of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been asked to go the extra mile to prevent acts of financial...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Stakeholders In Agriculture Discuss Agricultural Governance

The Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) project has brought together stakeholders in the Bawku area to form District Agricultural Sectorial Multi-Stakeholders Platform to help...
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Pregnant Women Encouraged To Visit Health Facilities

Mrs Tina Mensah, the Deputy Minister of Health, has advised pregnant women to attend regular antenatal clinics to know their health conditions for medical...

Re-Training Of Young Graduates Unnecessary

The Ghana Association of Science Teachers (GAST) has expressed worry that most industries often have to re-train the young graduate before they can fit...

Bongo DCE Elected As Upper East NALAG Representative

The Bongo District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Peter Ayimbisa, has been elected as the Upper East Regional Representative of the National Association of Local...