Ministry to unveil National Sanitation Day

The Ministry would from November this year unveil the National Sanitation Day, as a way of controlling the Cholera outbreak in the country. This was disclosed by the sector Minister Hon. Julius Debrah, when he paid a courtesy call on Alhaji Nuhu Sharubutu, the National Chief Imam, in Accra. He said, with the National Sanitation […]

Swiss Envoys Call On Local Government Minister

In the furtherance of camaraderie and efforts to resolve specific decentralization challenges in the country, the Swiss Ambassador to Ghana,  Gerhard Brugger and his counterpart  Economic Counsellor cum head of Cooperation, Bridgitte Cuendet have held bilateral discussion with the sector minister on prudent usage of the District Development Facility (DDF). The Envoys requested the Local […]

Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development (MLGRD) signs MoU with Information Services Department (ISD), Ministry of Communication

Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development (MLGRD) signs MoU with Information Services Department (ISD), Ministry of Communication Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Information Services Department to undertake a nation-wide Public Education Campaign. Per the MoU the Information Services Department is to embark on a public […]

Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) praised for enforcing by-laws

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Julius Debrahhas commended Ms Rita Odoley Sowah, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE)  La Dade-Kotopon for enforcing sanitation bye – laws. In acongratulatory letter sent to the MCEthe Minister noted with joy her compliance to his emphasis on the need for all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT MINISTRY GETS NEW CHIEF DIRECTOR_

Following the exit of Vincent Adzato-Ntem, a new Chief Director in the person of Charles Dondieu has been officially inaugurated at a well-attended staff durbar in Accra. In his introductory address, the soft spoken Chief Administrator, who occupies the highest office with several years of experience hinted of restructuring the unproductive order of work in […]

FORUM ON URBAN POLICY HELD

Ghana has hit a 52 percent urban population due to massive migration of rural folks to urban areas. Whereas the country’s rural population was 80 percent and that of the urban was 20 in the 1960’s, the urban population thus stands at 52 percent with an annual growth rate of four percent. Government in its […]