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Chamber of Mines engages stakeholders in Northern Region

Management of the Ghana Chamber of Mines has engaged stakeholders including the media, faculty heads and some students of the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Tamale on the mining industry. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sulemanu Koney flanked by other officials of the Chamber, schooled the participants on how the nation’s mining industry operates. He explained the rationale of ...

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Harmattan Journalism Awards launched for development journalists

Tamale-based Non Governmental Organization called Countrywise Communications, has launched its maiden journalism awards christened, “The Harmattan Award for Development Journalists.” Seasoned practicing journalists in the three regions of the north particularly those highlighting agricultural issues are potential awardees. Executive Director of Countrywise Communication, Raymond Vuol, at the official launch in Nyankpala, said the upcoming event is on the theme, “The ...

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1st Nutrition Conference: N/Region leads in stunted growth

The Northern Region leads the country in stunted growth amongst children under five years. The percentage of stunted growth in the region is 36, which is far above the national figure of 22 percent. This was revealed at the 1st Northern Regional Nutrition conference in Tamale organized by SNV, a Dutch development organization working on the Voice for Change Partnership program. ...

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Water treatment plant wasn’t seized – Nanumba North DCE

The Nanumba North District Chief Executive, Abdaulai Yaquob, has explained to Citi News that he personally ordered managers of the water treatment plant at Binbcheratanga to hand over keys to the facility to allow for some investigations into their activities. He thus denied the claim that he supported supposed NPP loyalists to seize the facility, and hand it over to ...

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Nanung: Youth commit to peace after Naa Salifu Dawuni’s burial

Youth in Nanung have paid a courtesy call on the newly installed regent, Sung -Lana Issifu Salifu Dawuni at his palace, to congratulate him for an incident-free burial of the late Naa Salifu Dawuni, and also pledged their unflinching support for him to ensure lasting peace in Nanung. The youth, numbering over 300, and dressed in the traditional smocks, journeyed ...

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Deal with rampaging NPP youth – N/R Minister charges police

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, is asking law enforcement agencies to clamp down on the activities of rampaging youth of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), to lessen the tensions in the area. As Chairman of the Regional Security Council, the unhappy Salifu Saeed said government can no longer tolerate such acts of hooliganism by the irate youth. [contextly_sidebar ...

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Oil-funded projects in Northern Region ‘missing’ – ACEP

Energy Policy Think Tank, the African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), has revealed that some specific projects in the Northern Region which were supposed to have been funded from Ghana’s oil revenue do not actually exist. According to the think-tank’s Senior Programmes Manager, Miss Munira Abubakari, despite being listed as projects which were being financed from the limited proceeds from the oil ...

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Bimbilla: Nakpaa-Naa finally buried after 3-years

The body of the late Nakpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni, has finally been buried at his private residence in Bimbilla, nearly three years after his demise. The burial was done in accordance with the traditions and customs of Nanung at 7:00pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was buried amidst heavy security at the burial site, the Bimbilla Regent’s palace, and at some ...

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MMDAs won’t pay for Nana Addo’s trip – Regional Minister

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, has directed all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the region to disregard a circular which requested them to pay Ghc5,000 each to fund President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s three-day official visit beginning October 6. The Minister in an official statement copied to citifmonline. com implied that, his office did not endorse the earlier ...

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N/R: 26 MMDAs to contribute GHc130,000 for Nana Addo’s visit

The Twenty-Six (26) assemblies in the Northern Region are to contribute Ghc130,000, which comes to GHc 5,000 each, towards President Akufo-Addo’s 3-day official visit to the region beginning October 6, 2017. Nana Addo will also be in the Upper East and West Regions during the 7-day trip. A circular sighted by citifmonline.com stated that, “in a bid to put together the required ...

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