Source: starrfmonline.com - Accra Mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije has revealed that he has dropped his US citizenship effective Monday, August 31.
Vanderpuije who confirmed on Morning Starr that he had held a dual citizenship for 30 years, said he has decided to renounce
Source: Today Newspaper - Today can report that the recent decongestion exercise, which saw several traders ejected from the streets and pavements in the Accra Central Business District (CBD), has now left in its wake a horde of mad people and beggars who have taken over some pavements.
Source: myjoyonline.com - A dispatch rider with APK Courier Services met his untimely death Tuesday afternoon after he was run over by a long vehicle.
Joseph Amegashie had his head completely shattered by the vehicle.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - A restaurant located near the Odorna Clinic in Adabraka, whose extension was sitting on a watercourse, has been demolished.
Spare parts dealers at the Articulated Trucks Station along the railway track at Avenor in Accra, who were evicted by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) last Friday, have condemned the demolition of their structures.
Source: citifmonline.com - A demolition exercise along the railway area at Avenor in the Greater Accra region has rendered hundreds homeless.
Source: myjoyonline.com - The Accra Metropolitan Assembly is continuing with its campaign to remove structures sited on water courses.
Several unauthorized structures were Sunday morning pulled down at Adedenkpo, near the Accra Timber-market at Old Fadama by the taskforce of the AMA.
Source: GNA - The leaders of the Greater Accra Market Association (GAMA), have pledged their support to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) to construct modern markets in Accra.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Vector Control Unit of Zoomlion, in collaboration with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), has intensified fumigation and disinfestation exercises in areas in Accra that got flooded a couple of weeks ago.
Source: GNA - Government has secured a $ 48-million loan from the World Bank to connect communities within the Adentan-Madina area to the main lines of Ghana Water Company.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The Ga Traditional Council has appealed to all residents in Accra and its environs to adhere to the traditional norms and customary rites presented by it to ensure peace and the avoidance of any calamity in the capital.
Stakeholders in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA), has held a workshop in Senchi in the Eastern Region, to kick-start its Sanitation and Water Project (SWP) for low-income urban areas within GAMA.
The GAMA-SWP is targeted at increasing access to improved sanitation, water supply and to strengthen management of environmental sanitation with emphasis on low-income urban areas within GAMA.
Source: GNA - Most shops in the Central Business District of Accra remained closed at mid-day on Thursday, following torrential rains that hit the city from Wednesday evening and continued to the early hours of Thursday.
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