Tag Archives: Northern region

NDC Yagaba-Kubori candidate condemns tribal politics

The governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary candidate for the Yagaba-Kubori constituency in the Northern Region, Alhaji Abdul Rauf Tanko has called for ceasefire on tribal politics. As the campaign intensify, he said it is the responsibility of all politicians to abstain from tribal politics which he noted could plunge the nation into chaos. “I think that it is time ...

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Create 2 more regions out of Northern Region – Tamale Archbishop

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale, Most Reverend Philip Naameh, has called for the creation of two more regions out of the Northern Region, considering the vast nature of the region. He argued that, splitting the Northern Region could help resolve the chieftaincy, land and other related conflicts recorded in the area. [contextly_sidebar id=”4WqVs3BqoWmg19kWkyiSwQjieV2cWuP5″]“Fundamentally, these conflicts are about a great pressure ...

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Nyanshegu : 4 houses torched in assault on ‘witches’

Four compound houses were on Friday October 7, torched in the Nyanshegu community of the Tamale Metropolitan area, following some rioters’ attempt to lynch alleged witches in the area. The rioters went on rampage on suspicion that some alleged witches were terrorizing and killing the youth of the community. The rapid response unit of a combined military and police patrol ...

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CRS-USAID decreases maternal, infant mortality up north

A 2.2 million dollar project successfully implemented by the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), has decreased maternal and infant mortality by 139% in the Northern and Upper East Regions. The four years project dubbed, “Encouraging Positive Practices for Improving Child Survival (EPPICS)”, was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The project was implemented in 240 communities in ...

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FC Africa ep 2: Leon Balogun interview, Soweto Derby & ref death in Ghana

Audio: 46min 13sec First aired: 14 Mar 2014 Show details This week, the show is recorded in Johannesburg. Gary Al-Smith explores a preview of Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs ahead of the Soweto Derby on Saturday. We hear from the Ghana FA and get the latest insight on the sad story of the 21-year-old ref who died in their lower ...

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