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Kwasi Boateng Adjei

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...
Hajia Alima Mahama delivering her address

MMDCEs Elections: Local Government Ministry Outlines Processes

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday, unveiled the roadmap for the implementation process of the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and...
NCCE

MMDCEs Election: NCCE to deepen education

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), are collaborating towards an intensified nationwide public...
Eric Oduro Osae

Dr. Oduro Osae Suggests 24/7 Public Service to Create Jobs

Dr. Eric Oduro Osae, Technical Advisor, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has called for a 24-hour, seven days work schedule for the...
Beijing has strengthened its environmental protection in recent years, with special areas demarcated in Miyun Reservoir to protect resources and water quality of the capital. A herd of swans are flying over the reservoir. (Photo by He Yong from People's Daily)

Turkey to Partner Ghana On Protecting Water Bodies

The Republic of Turkey has presented 30 buses to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to boost public transportation in the...
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Ministry Urges Ghanaians To Stop Open Defecation

“We want our people and institutions to understand that the moment somebody practices open defecation everybody’s life is endangered,” Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of...
A chief (R) destroys a den during a crackdown on illicit brew at Motherland slums in Nairobi's Eastleigh estate, Kenya, July 14, 2015. Kenyan Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Tuesday said that about 20,000 suspects have been arrested over illicit alcohol and 99 chiefs and sub-chiefs dismissed, and drastic action taken against 15 police officers in the war against the illicit brew. (Xinhua/John Okoyo)

Increasing slums in Accra and other regional capitals

He said the population of Accra and Kumasi alone put pressure on the infrastructure and social amenities, therefore creating slums in the city. ...

UNICEF against open defecation in Ghana

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF)'s Ghana office, in partnership with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), on Wednesday premiered an art...
CHOLERA

Cholera campaign launched to help break transmission

The exercise would be undertaken in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Ministry of Water Resources Works...

Livestock and Animal Production Bill Will Grow Ghana’s Agric Sector

“Ghana has a rich livestock sector, we can boast of very good and healthy meat and government is keen on seeing that Ghana’s draft...

School enrolment up due to the School Feeding Program – MCE

This has resulted in many pupils attending school and thereby creating congestion in some schools, he said. He said the Assembly was making frantic efforts...
Poor Sanitation

Good sanitation in schools is non-negotiable – ACCE

The need for good sanitation in the country especially schools has become crucial as school going children spend most of their time in the...

Political heads deliberate on District League Table

The DLT being implemented by the Centre for Democratic Development - Ghana (CDD-Ghana), in collaboration with UNICEF and the Ministry of Local Government and...
L-R - Mr Kojo Bonsu in a handshake with Mr Richard Torku. Joining them are staff of Access Bank and the KMA team

Access Bank supports KMA for sanitation day

The tools donated include rakes, shovels, boots, reflective jackets, hand gloves, wheel barrows and nose masks among others. The event which falls on Saturday November...

Ghana Loses US$290 Million To Poor Sanitation Every Year

The Environmental Health Officers' Association (GEHOA) in Collaboration with the Local Government Workers Union, Health Service Workers Union and Ghana Federation of Allied Health...

Ghana To Deal With Urbanisation In A More Realistic Way

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaboration with the World Bank on Thursday launched the Ghana Urbanisation Review Report in Accra. The...

Eastern Region Prepares For 5th National Sanitation Day

The Eastern Region, as part of hosting the fifth National Sanitation Day has received cleaning tools and materials from the Ministry of Local Government...
Mahama

Ghana president makes changes in his team

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has announced a ministerial reshuffle Saturday, reassigning the Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Collins Dauda, to the...
sanitation

MLGRD gears up for sanitation day in HO on March 7

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), has pitched camp in Ho as sideshow of the ?National Cleanup Day,? slated for Saturday,...
CDD

District level development is a collective effort by all stakeholders – CDD

Mr Awal Mohammed, a Research Officer of the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development(CDD-Ghana ) has observed that development at the District Level involved actors...
Koforidua Training Centre

Koforidua Training Centre Upgraded Under GSOP’s World Bank Project

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) through the Ghana Social Opportunities Project (GSOP), has presented equipment and a furnished office to...
Osu Mantse

Chief appeals for a municipality for Osu Traditional Area

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Paramount Chief of Osu, has appealed to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to consider creating a...
Prof. Kwamena Ahwoi addressing the participants at the workshop

Make D/A elections successful – Media urged

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has organised a Sensitization Workshop on the District Level Elections (DLE) for media practitioners, in Accra,...
Julius Debrah,Minister for Local Government and Rural Development

NRCC provides office space for MLGRD to operate for a week

The Northern Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), has, at a symbolic ceremony, officially handed over a Secretariat to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural...
Mr Debrah, Local Government Minister shaking hands with Nayiri Abdulai Sheriga, Overlordof Mamprugu and Alhaji Muniru Limuna, Northern Regional Minister sitting in front of the Chief.

MLGRD familiarise themselves with chiefs in the Northern Region

Some officials from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, led by the Minister, Mr Julius Debrah. have began a week-long working visit...
Chief of Staff Mr Julius Debrah

MMDAs in the N/R boosted to carry out Saturdays NSD exercise

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has presented 10,000 litre bins, rakes, wheel-barrows amongst other logistics to the Metropolitan, Municipal and...

Ghana to construct 21,600 affordable houses in Tamale

The Government, through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pumptech, a Tamale-based firm to...
Dr Toni Aubynn,

Amenfiman Rural Bank upgrades

Mr. Victor Samuel Mesu, Amenfi West District Chief Executive (DCE), has urged Ghanaians to preserve the prevailing peace in the country, to enable development...

Ghana to adopt community service for inmates

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development is considering the possibility of collaborating with the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) to engage inmates of...

MLGRD increase participation base for NSD

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is to collaborate with Ghana Prison Service to increase participation in the National Sanitation Day...