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Dr Nicholas Awortwi

ILGS, partners launch Local Governance Practitioners’ Forum

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The Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) and its partners have officially launched the Local Governance Practitioners’ Forum (LGPF) in Accra. ILGS, with the support...
Fumigation

Local Government Ministry disinfects 96 markets in Western North Region

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has disinfected a total of 96 markets and other public places in the Western North region...
Disinfection

Dormaa Central Assembly disinfects Municipality

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The Dormaa Central Municipal Assembly in the Bono Region has disinfected Dormaa-Ahenkro, its capital and other parts of the Municipality to prevent any outbreak...
Municipal Chief Executive

Weija-Gbawe residents complying with COVID-19 protocols – MCE

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Mr Patrick K. B. Kumor, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Weija-Gbawe said, residents in the Municipality are cooperative and complying with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
Commuters

Commuters stranded as transport, business activities halt in Kumasi

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Many commuters found it difficult getting to their destinations as transport activities came to a virtual halt in the Kumasi metropolis on Friday, March...
Bolgatanga Market

Fumigate our markets– Bolgatanga traders

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Women traders in the Bolgatanga markets, in the Upper East Region have called on the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD)...
Covid Positivenegative

Government supports MMDAs to fight COVID-19

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, through the Common Fund Secretariat, has supplied Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly (MMDAs) with materials...
Fumigation Markets

Ministry of Local Government fumigates Dansoman market

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) in collaboration with the Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly on Monday, commenced a disinfection exercise...
Covid 19

43 MMDAs presented with sanitary kits

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has presented a variety of sanitary items to 43 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies...
hajia alima mahama

Local Government Minister wants women empowered in governance and leadership

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Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has called on stakeholders to strengthen policies to empower more women to take up...

Fast track the implementation of Clean Cooking Project – Ministry

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Mr Charles Kwame Dondieu, Chief Director of the Local Government and Rural Development Ministry, has charged stakeholders to fast track the implementation of...

Referendum aborted for lack of broad national consensus

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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called off the holding of the Referendum of 17th December, 2019, citing the lack...
Agriculture tractor plowing field

IFAD President: Agricultural Investment Can Change The Lives of Women & Girls

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Investment in agriculture and rural development may be among the best ways for Canada to realize the goals of its new Feminist International Assistance...
agriculture

GARDJA backs creation of National Development Bank

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The Ghana Agriculture and Rural Development Journalists Association (GARDJA) has said it supports Government’s intention to set up a National Development Bank to purposely...
Hajia Alima Mahama

Hajia Alima Mahama appointed as Clean Cookstoves member

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Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has been appointment as a member of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves...
Local Government Service

MMDA’s plan for the coming year

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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...
Nandom District Assembly

District assemblies urged to setup development agenda

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Mr. Thaddeus Arkum Aasoglenang, Nandom District Chief Executive has said there was the need for district assemblies to setup development agenda in the context...
banking

Bankers urged to win trust of clients

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Mr Stephen Kwesi Bedu, the General Manager of the Akyempim Rural Bank, has urged workers in the banking sector, especially those in the rural...
Ghana District League Table 2014 launched by Deputy Local Government Minister, Nii Lantey Vanderpuje

Minister worried over poor performance of assemblies

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Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister, has expressed worry over the poor performance of municipal and district assemblies in the Region on...
Hajia Alima Mahama

MMDA’s directed to capture gov’ts poverty intervention

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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...
Tema Metropolitan Assembly

TMA tops Ghana District League Table

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The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) took the first position on this year’s Ghana District League Table, with a score of 80, the highest score...

Ghanaians encouraged to join movement Against Child Abuse

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The ministries of Gender, Children and Social Protection and Local Government and Rural Development, in collaboration with UNICEF, have launched a national campaign to...
Hajia Alima Mahama

Hajia Alima Mahama Refurbish Accra Psychiatric Infirmary

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Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development has refurbished the Female Infirmary Ward of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital. The gesture, which...
Local Government Service

Local Government Service Re-affirm Support To DLT

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The Local Government Service (LGS) has re-affirmed its unwavering interest and support to the District League Table (DLT) and therefore charged all Metropolitan, Municipal...
Ghana Export Promotion Authority

GEPA Plans To Rake $10b With One Product Per District Initiative

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The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) will boost the export of Non-Traditional Exports (NTE) through its initiative, "One District, One Export Product" to rake...
Hunger Report

South-South and Triangular Cooperation Provides Solution to Fighting Hunger and Poverty

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More than 300 participants representing governments, international organizations, academia, research organizations, the private sector, NGOs and civil society are expected to descend upon Brazil’s...
lawsuit

Ministry of Local Government Engineers In Court For Corruption

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Two Civil Engineers of Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development who allegedly took GHc3,000.00 as bribes in order to award contract to an...
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Ghanaians Assured Of All Inclusive Government

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Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Nana Adjei Boateng, has pledged the government’s resolve to go the extra mile to build a...

Supreme Court Ask Local Gov’t Minister To Appear Before Court

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The Supreme Court has asked the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to appear before it on May 30, this year. This is to...
toilet

GAMA-SWP Showcase Toilet At Half Price At May Day Parade

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The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area-Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) has demonstrated its new toilet at half price concept at the May Day rally in...