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Ghanaians mark independence anniversary in DR Congo

The Ghana Embassy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has marked the 63rd independence anniversary of Ghana at a colourful ceremony. The programme brought...

Information Ministry sensitises staff of MDAs on RTI law

The Ministry of Information (MoI) has begun sensitisation exercises on the Right to Information Act (RTI) for the management and staff of the various...

MDAs urged to use household register for research and planning

Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Minister of Gender and Social Protection, has urged Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in Upper East Region to use...
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NDPC and Copenhagen Consensus Centre call for evidence-based policies

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Copenhagen Consensus Centre (CCC), a United States non-profit think tank, have underscored the need to have...

Ghana : The first country to get a centralized data dashboard to achieve the...

According to UGCS, the world is on the verge of a data tsunami amidst voluminous amount of unstructured data being generated using different technologies....

CSO Coalition calls on OSP and Audit Service to investigate MDAs

The CSO Coalition working against corruption has welcomed government’s prompt action to suspend Mr. A.B. Adjei, the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

MDAs Will Soon Migrate onto Electronic Payment Platforms -Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday announced that all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) would be hooked onto digital payment platforms by August...
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GSA submits to Upper West MMDAs Copies of Building Codes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has distributed copies of maiden Ghana Building Code to Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) in Upper West Region to...
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NYA Involves Young people on Youth Parliament Model

The National Youth Authority (NYA) in the Upper East Region has organized a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop to sensitize some selected youth in...
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U/WR Community Water and Sanitation Devoted to Delivering on Their Mandate

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in Upper West has expressed its commitment to deliver on its mandate of ensuring access to potable...

Asutifi North Assembly Fights Open Defecation by Building Community Toilets

The Asutifi North District Assembly, Brong-Ahafo Region, is constructing aqua-privy toilets for residents of Kensere and Kwadwo Adaekrom, cocoa growing communities in the District,...
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Civil Servants Warned Against Frustrating local Assemblies

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister has warned civil servants at the various Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) against acts that frustrated...

World Bank Supports Ghana with $35 million IDA Credit

The World Bank has approved a $35 million International Development Association (IDA) credit for the Ghana Public Sector Reform for Results Project to...

Ghana spending on WASH sector declines to 0.5 percent – report

Budgetary allocation by government of Ghana to the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector fell from 2.0 percent in 2014 to 0.5 percent in...

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...
Mr John Sackey (left) handing over waste bins and motorized tricycles to Mr Joseph Amiyure MCE for Bolga

Zoomlion to School New MMDAs on Sanitation Management

Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), a waste management company, has assured the newly created Districts that it would train personnel responsible for environmental sanitation management...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

MDAs Charged To Contribute Their Quota Towards The Achievement Of Resilient Economy

All efforts to secure the economic future of the country and to attain a Ghana beyond aid, would be in vein without the contributions...

Gov’t debt owed NITA climbs to GHc8 million

The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) says Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) currently owe it GHc 8 million for internet services provided. NITA, therefore, has...

Municipal and District Assemblies Tasked To Generate More Income

Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAs) have been urged to explore alternatives and pragmatic means in raking in more revenue to complement the District Assembly...

Ghanaians Called Upon To Be Brand Ambassadors

Mrs Helen Annan, the Chief Executive Officer of Brand Ghana, has underscored the need for the nation to intensify its branding efforts to enhance...
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Early Childhood Care and Development in Ghana Now

What is Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)? Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) is a holistic approach to the implementation of policies and programmes...

MDAs asked to conduct background checks on logistics professionals

This, the CILT Ghana said would ensure their credibility. The CILT Ghana said it is available to offer its knowledge in the logistics,...
John Dramani Mahama

MDAs tosh president order on NACAP implementation

The posturing of the MDAs defies the directives given by President John Dramani Mahama in his recent State of the Nation address in February,...

May 13 major Nigerian media outlets

-- The Federal Government begins the implementation of the 2016 budget Friday as it releases funds to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the...
Deputy Education Minister Alex Kyeremeh

Ghana?s Cabinet exempt hospitals, schools from utilities disconnection exercise

Ghana?s cabinet has stopped state-run major utility companies, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Ghana Water Company (GWCL), from disconnecting their services...

Mahama gets a running nose following closely the events in Nigerian polls

This Story was first published on January 21, 2014 in The aL-hAJJ, but its relevance today is the reason for its re-publication although, the...

Poor sanitation costs Ghana $290 million annually

Ghana loses about US$290 million yearly as a result of poor sanitation and bad hygiene, according to the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in the...
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ECG embarks on massive disconnections in Cape Coast

Work at the Ministries block in Cape Coast came to a stand still last Thursday, when the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) disconnected power...

Ban on Christmas gifts from public coffers holds

The Ministry of Communications has reminded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that the ban on procurement of Christmas gifts and presents with Government funds...
Seth Terpker, Finance Minister.

Tax and non-tax revenue is estimated at GH?430.9b

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance, has said the total non-oil revenue and grants for the 2015 fiscal year is estimated at GH?26.1 billion. He...