LGS Launches HRMIS Database

The Head of Local Government Service has launched the Service’s Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) Database at the La Palm Beach Hotel on the 7th March 2014. The well attended launch brought together Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, Coordinating Directors, Directors, Human Resource Officers, Information Technology Officers and the general public. The HRMIS […]

Reactivation of Continuous Professional Development in the Local Government Service

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is defined as education of staff following the completion of formal training. CPD consists of any educational activity which helps to maintain, develop or increase knowledge, problem-solving, technical skills or professional performance standards all with the goal of enhancing and sustaining staff performance. The global technological improvement, fierce competition and rapid […]

UN Human Settlement Programme

7th World Urban Forum The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) will celebrate the 7th session of the World Urban Forum in the Colombian city of Medellín on 5-11 April under the overall theme “Urban Equity in Development – Cities for Life”. Ghana will host a special Side Event during the week-long Forum on; Wednesday […]

The Right To Services And Good Governance Programme Launched

The Ambassador Mrs. Margit Thomsen, of the Royal Danish Embassy in Ghana on Wednesday 22nd January, 2014 launched the Right to Services and Good Governance Programme (RSGGP) in Accra with a gestational period of four (4) years (2014-2018). The implementing Agencies are Local Government Service, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Judicial Service […]

Working Visit to Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions by Head of Service

Dr. Callistus Mahama’s (Head of Service) recently paid a working visit to fifteen (15) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions. The objectives were to obtain from the primary source the practical implementation of the legislative Instrument (LI) 1961 on the ground. Particular attention was paid to the setting […]

Head of Service urges Management to take steps to deliver on core functions

Head of Service urges Management to take steps to deliver on core functions Monday, May 20, 2013 – 05:00 Dr. Callistus Mahama has called on the Directors of the Local Government Service to take steps to deliver on their core functions to enable the Service achieve its overall objective of ‘securing an effective administration and […]

Handing Over Ceremony Held

The Local Government Service Council and Management staff witnessed an impressive handing over ceremony from the Chief Director to Dr. Callistus Mahama, as the Acting Head of Service on the 22nd of March, 2012, at the Secretariat’s conference room. Until his appointment Dr. Callistus Mahama, was the Deputy Director of the Institute of Local Government […]