Child Protection Teams formed to tackle child abuses in UWR


Kpongu (U/W), Jan. 3. GNA – The Upper West Regional office of the Department of Community Development has held a forum at Kpongu to sensitise community members on early marriage and its associated dangers.  

   Mr John Amuzu, the Regional Director of the Department of Community Development said the act, no matter how concrete the reason may be, was an abuse of the rights of the child and should not be encouraged.

Children in Wa Municipality campaigns for peace in election 2012


Wa, Jan. 3. GNA - School children in Wa Municipality on Monday marched through the principal streets of Wa campaigning for a peaceful election in 2012.

     The children who are being supported by Vodafone and Community Aid for Rural Development (CARD) carried placards with various messages reminding politicians on the need for them to tolerate each other when canvassing for votes.

Assembly Member Expresses concern about rampant sale of land


Yorogo-Tingre (UE), Jan 3, GNA - Mr Solomon Akakeya, Assembly Member for the Yorogo-Tingre Electoral Area in the Upper East Region has called for the regulation of the sale of lands in the area.

He said the Bolgatanga and Bongo Traditional Councils should, as a matter of urgency pass laws to safeguard the lands.

Poor parenting to blame for social deviance-Bishop Lodonu


most rev a.k. lodonu of hoHo, Jan. 03,  GNA - Right Reverend Francis A. K. Lodonu, Catholic Bishop of Ho on Monday identified poor parenting as the major cause of social deviance in Ghana.
      “Today’s parents are only interested in their welfare and not that of the child,” he lamented.
     Bishop Lodonu said this when he hosted a total of 120 couples, who got married in the Ho Diocese of the Catholic Church in 2011.

NDC Supporters urged to work hard for victory in 2012


NDC WINNER 2009Tarkwa, Jan. 3, -GNA - Mrs Christina Cobbinah, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Tarkwa Nsueam assembly, has advised supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) party to work hard to ensure victory in the 2012 election.
     According to the MCE, who is the NDC Parliamentary candidate for Tarkwa Nsueam constituency said retaining power and winning the

Chief commends Communications Minister


haruna iddrisu pressTamale, Jan. 3, GNA - Professor Nantogmah Yakubu, Chief of Pahazaa, a village near Tamale has commended Alhaji Haruna Iddrissu, Minister of Communications for bringing development to his constituency.

He noted that the Minister had initiated several development programmes such as schools, extension of electricity and creating income generating avenues for the youth and women in his constituency.

Chiefs in Brong Ahafo wants NPP running mate from Region

npp genericChiraa, (B/A) Jan. 3, GNA – Three traditional rulers in the Brong Ahafo Region, has called on Nana Addo Danquah Akufo- Addo, Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to choose a running mate from the area for the 2012 elections.  

    Barima Mintah Afari II, Chief of Chiraa, Nana Opoku Ababio, Chief of Fiapre and Nana Asante Boateng IV, Apagyahene of Fiapre, sent a

President Mills donates to Senya Beraku accident victims


Ghana-President-John-Atta-MillsnewWinneba, Dec 28, GNA -   President John Evans Atta Mills has presented GHc10,000.00 to the authorities of the Winneba Government to take care of medical expenses of the victims of the Tuesday December 27th Senya Bereku accident.

NPA announces price hikes of petroleum products


NPAAccra, Dec. 28, GNA – The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on Wednesday announced increases in the prices of petroleum products, saying the action was based on rising world prices and depreciation of the Cedi.

A statement signed by Mr Alexander Mould, Acting CEO of NPA, said the new prices take effect from December 29.

Ghanaians are abusing political pluralism – President Rawlings


Jerry John RawlingsAccra, Dec. 28, GNA - Former President Jerry John Rawlings on Wednesday expressed concern about the abuse of political pluralism in the country and called for immediate measures to correct the anomaly.

“People have associated political pluralism to abusive, intemperate language debate, justification for corruption,”