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NGO launches project to promote women’s participation in local governance

The Centre for Social Mobilization and Development (CENSODEV), a Non-Governmental Organization has launched a gender responsive project in the Upper East Region to promote...
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ChaLoG scores Local Government Minister 40 percent

The Chamber for Local Governance (ChaLoG) has scored the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development 40 per cent performance based on her fulfilment...
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Assembly members urged to play active roles in local governance

Reverend Johnson Avuletey, Deputy Volta Regional Minister, has called on elected and appointed Assembly members to play active roles in their various communities and...
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GSAM deepens citizens’ participation in local governance

The Ghana’s Strengthening Accountability Mechanisms (GSAM) has educated citizens in the Garu and Bawku West Districts in the Upper East Region with knowledge on...
Tma Trains Assembly Members On Local Governance

TMA trains Assembly Members on Local Governance

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA), as part of empowering its Assembly members, has organized a three-day training programme on local governance. ...

ABANTU underscores urgent need for women’s full representation in local governance

ABANTU for Development has underscored the urgent need for women’s full representation and participation in local governance, in spite of the dismal outcome for...

Shama Assembly told to promote local governance

Mr. Joe Ghartey, the Railway Development Minister and Member of Parliament for Essikado/Ketan has called on assembly members to be mindful that they form...
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IDEG builds capacities of cocoa farmers in local governance processes

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) has held a two-day sensitisation on local governance and decentralisation processes for citizens of about 40 cocoa communities...
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Participation of women in local governance is vital – Minister

Available statistics indicates since 1994, none of the District Assembly elections in the country has recorded the participation of more than 10 per cent...
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Janior-Kukuo Residents Educated on Ghana’s Local Governance System

Residents of Janjori-kukuo in the Nanton District of the Northern Region have been sensitized on the functions of the local government system and how...
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Election of MMDCEs Will Strengthen Ghana’s Local Governance System

Ghanaians have been urged to see the upcoming referendum on the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) as a window of...
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GCPP Commends Government to Include Parties in Local Governance

The Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) has commended President Akufo-Addo-led government for the bold decision to amend some provisions in the 1992 Constitution to...
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Government charged to reintroduce Women in Local Governance Fund

Government has been asked to reactivate the Women in Local Governance Fund to support women logistically to stand for elections at the local level. The...
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People’s Dialogue Reveals Poor Community Participation in Local Governance

Mr Hamza Bawa Mahama, Programmes and Communication Advisor of People’s Dialogue a Community Based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has said community participation in local governance...
Zonal Council

4H Ghana and Stakeholders Discuss Local governance

Mr Appiah Kweku Boateng, the Executive Director of 4H Ghana, had said one of the challenges of the district assembly concept since 1988 is...

NCA Directs Adaklu Radio Stations Cleared to Improve local Governance

Togbe Gbogbi Atsa V, Paramount Chief of Adaklu has appealed to the National Communication Authority to give approval to radio stations to operate in...

FOSDA Emphasises the importance in local governance participation

The Foundation for Security Development in Africa (FOSDA) has underscored the need for citizen’s participation within the local government system to ensure transparency and...
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PFAG Members Schooled on Decentralisation and Local Governance

Stakeholders in agriculture at the local level have undergone a training on decentralisation and local governance to understand the workings of District Assemblies to...

MCE for Sissala East Demands Greater Accountability for Local Governance

The Municipal Chief Executive of Sissala East Assembly, Mr Karim Nanyua, says citizens have unwavering right to demand accountability from public office holders who...

CRRECENT & STAR-Ghana moves to deepen citizens participation in local governance process

As part of its efforts to help enhance citizen’s participation in decision making especially at the local level; Child Research and Resource Centre (CRRECENT)...

IDEG equip people in local governance system

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with Mondelez International Cocoa Life Programme is embarking on a project to build the capacities of...
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Ghana’s Local Governance System Described As Excellent

Four renowned local governance experts, at the end of a roundtable organised by the Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG), have hailed Ghana’s Decentralised Local...

MDAs Involve PWDs in the Local Governance Process

Five Municipal and District Assemblies in the Volta Region have begun the involvement of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in their local governance system. The Assemblies...
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Ghana’s Local Governance System Enriched by New Districts

Mr Rockson Ayine Bukari, the Upper East Regional Minister, says the creation of the new district assemblies is going to enhance local governance and...
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Amend Article 55(3) To Enable Political Parties Into Local Governance – Prof. Ayee

Professor Atsu Ayee, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) and also a Senior Lecturer, University of Ghana, has called for a constitutional...
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Ghana’s decentralisation needs competent human resource

The success of Ghana’s decentralisation efforts requires competent and efficient human resource capacity with an in-depth understanding of the legal framework and the various...

KMA Inaugurates Unit Committees After 2 Years Of Waiting

Unit Committees of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) have been inaugurated after about two years of waiting, with a call to the members to...
Chief Willie Obiano, Executive Governor of Anambra State (m), Head of Service, Mr. Chidi Ezeoke (L) and Dr. Nkem Okeke, Deputy Governor (R) during the presentation of Mass Transit Buses to Civil Servants in Awka...yesterday

Turkish Government Ship 30 Buses To Local Gov’t Ministry

Mrs Nesrin Bayazit, the Turkish Ambassador has announced that the Turkish Government through its Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has shipped 30 buses to the Ministry...

NCCE creates awareness on Local Governance

Briefing the Media after a durbar held in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region, the Regional Director of the Commission, Mr...

NCCE creates awareness on local governance

The move is to help enhance public awareness on the concept of the local governance with emphasis on the structures, roles of the Unit...