Today's local Ghana news headlines

Today's Ghana local news headlines

Fake nurse busted for fraud

A 30-year-old unemployed woman who allegedly posed as a nurse working at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has been arrested by the Odorkor Police for fraud.

Rains to continue till November – Principal Meteorologist

With rains pounding Accra and other parts since Saturday amid recorded causalities, Acting National Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Brigadier General Francis Vib Sanziri says they have no mandate to stop persons who erect illegal structures on waterways.

Time to elect Presiding Members - Governance Expert

A Local Governance Expert, George Kyei Baffour says it is about time the country elected its Assembly Members on partisan basis.  He called for a second look of non-partisan system of decentralisation and scrap off the 30 percent appointing system by Presidents. He added that election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives [MMDCEs] will ensure accountability.

Inadequate funding eroding quality education - ISSER

The Institute of Statistical Social and Economy Research (ISSER) has lamented the current state of education in the Ghana. According to ISSER’s report on the Education sector, standards of education have fallen across board partly due to inadequate funding.

First Lady honoured in Chicago

The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has been honoured at the 50th International Women Luncheon of the Rainbow Push Coalition for outstanding work in advocating for the destitute and vulnerable children in Africa.

Committee set up to investigate K'dua floods

The New Juaben Municipal Assembly (NJMA) in the Eastern Region has moved to find solutions to the recent flooding incidents by setting up a seven-member committee to investigate the cause of flooding in the municipality.