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National Information Technology Agency (NITA)

Ghana Government Roll-out Virtual Platform Agencies and MMDAs

The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Communications and its implementing agency, National Information Technology Agency (NITA), is deploying the Smart Workplace™ solution...

Local Government Ministry commences training of MMDAs to enhance operations

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has commenced a two-day nationwide orientation and training programme for members of the newly constituted Metropolitan,...

COVID-19: Government to commence second phase of national disinfection exercise

To ensure sanity at public places amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Government will commence the second phase of the national disinfection, fumigation and cleaning exercise...
Social Distancing

GMA bemoans non-adherence to COVID-19 measures by public

The Greater Accra Division of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has bemoaned the non-adherence to COVID-19 safety and preventive measures by the public. It said...
child labour

Ghana takes measures to address observed child labour in cocoa industry

The Government, on Friday, announced measures to address perceived issues of child labour in the cocoa industry, despite the inaccuracies in a report of...

MMDAs must relocate markets from school parks before reopening

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to immediately relocate satellite markets on school parks in preparation towards the reopening of...
Some congregants in a dancing mood

Churches must register their premises – Security Council warns

Churches in the Ashanti Region have been directed to officially register their premises for effective monitoring by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs). The...

COVID-19: Health Coalition calls on MMDAs to stem community-spread

The Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) on Thursday called on the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to scale up precautionary measures...

COVID 19 and its impact on MMDAs Internally generated funds

The COVID 19 pandemic has caused more disruptions in the global economy, resulting in many countries announcing major stimulus packages for Industries and households. ...
President Akufo Addo

Local Government Ministry to coordinate disinfection of markets

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) to coordinate with the Metropolitan, Municipal and...

Survey on Performance of MMDCEs outdoored

Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) were on Tuesday tasked to strike a delicate balance with their relationship with local and external...

East Mumprusi Assembly builds four CHPS compounds from DDF

Mr Danladi Abdul-Nashir, the East Mumprusi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), North East Region, has said the Assembly through its District Development Facility (DDF),...

Ambulances should be manned only by NAS – Minister cautions MMDAs

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health on Tuesday cautioned Ministers, Members of Parliament and the Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies not...

Stakeholders in Ashanti discuss ways to sustain immunization funding

A roundtable discussion has been held in Kumasi by key stakeholders and civil society organizations (CSOs) in health...

Residents in Tarkwa-Nsuaem urged to vote “Yes” in the December referendum

Residents of Tarkwa-Nsuaem constituency have been urged to vote "Yes " in the December referendum to strengthen grassroot democracy. The Head of Local Government Service,...

Outcome of Referendum will have implications on development – CSOs

Representatives of some civil society organisations (CSOs) have shared their views on the impending referendum, saying a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ vote will have implications...

Minister charges MMDCEs to adopt innovative ways to manage waste

Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to adopt innovative approaches to...

NGO Charges MMDAs Must Create Project Monitoring Teams in Communities

The Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to set up and motivate project monitoring teams to supervise construction of physical development...

W/R: 11 MMDAs to honour Inter-District JHS Quiz Competition slated for March 2, 2019

Eleven (11) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) of the Western Region are expected to participate in the 2019 Edition of the Western Region...
Sanitation City

Parliament of Ghana tasked to Boost MMDAs sanitation By-laws

Ms Benedicta Gogo, a member of Clean Ghana Action Ambassadors, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has called on Parliament to come up with mechanisms to strengthen...
Ashanti Region

Asante-Akim South Gets A Municipal Status

A colourful ceremony has been held at Juaso to commemorate the formal elevation and official inauguration of the Asante Akim South District into a...
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...
Youth Farming Agriculture

Ghanaian youth asked to take advantage of agriculture policies

The Ghanaian youth has been asked to take advantage of government’s efforts to promote the agricultural sector to enhance his personal and societal development. “The...

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...

Ghana Gov’t pursuing policies to reduce unemployment

Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said a total of 100,000 unemployed graduates will have the opportunity to be employed by government in...

Stakeholders draw roadmap to improve education in C/R

The Central Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) had pledged its readiness to undertake immediate steps to effectively collaborate with relevant stakeholders to avert the falling...
Local Government Service

MMDA’s plan for the coming year

The Local Government Service (LGS) has organised a two-day conference for Regional, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Coordinating Directors in Sunyani, in the Brong Ahafo...
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...