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 […]

GHANA HOSTS WATER CONFERENCE

Water is life, a fact true and clear as day light. You just forgo water for two or four days and you are consigned. So vital is water for the sustenance of life and for other multi-purpose activities that, governments the world over are compelled to commit huge chunk of national budgets for the provision […]

Minister Pledges Ghc 50,000 Towards Vocational Development

Mr Emmanuel Kojo Agyekum, Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development pledged an amount of GHc 50,000 towards the construction of a school building for the Community Development and Vocational Technical Institute at Kpong. Mr Agyekum said government has allocated GHc 400,000 towards the construction of the first phase of the two-storey classrooms block, […]