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Nominations for appointment as Municipal/District Chief Executives

June 27, 2017, 1:21 p.m.

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in accordance with article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Governance Act, Act 936, has nominated the following persons as Municipal/District Chief Executives:   Read more

212 MMDCEs Named

April 27, 2017, 12:20 p.m.

The President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has named 212 persons to fill the vacant positions of Chief Executives in the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDCEs) across the country   Read more

Minister pays courtesy calls on Metropolitan/Municpal Coordinating Directors

Feb. 23, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

Local Government and Rural Development Minister, Hon. Hajia Alima Mahama, on Thursday 23rd February 2017, paid courtesy calls on the Municipal Coordinating Director of Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Assembly (LEKMA) and the Metropolitan Coordinating Director at Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA)   Read more

2016 National Sanitation Day Exercise

Jan. 4, 2017, 5:29 p.m.

In 2014, Ghana recorded its worst cholera outbreak, recording over 17,000 cases with 150 deaths. The last time Ghana suffered such a staggering number of cholera cases was in 1982.   Read more


Aug. 23, 2016, 7:06 p.m.

A Technology Assessment Scoring workshop conducted by the Environmental Health and Sanitation Directorate (EHSD) of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), on the performance of the ECOSAFE Toilet has shown that the toilet technology ranked low in meeting the EPA Effluent Standards for domestic wastewater.   Read more

Hon. Minister inspects Kejetia terminal

Jan. 20, 2016, 6 a.m.

Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister for Local Government and Rural Development has inspected the on-going redevelopment of the Kejetia Lorry Park and Central Market project in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.   Read more