Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Ghana to award players in tourism industry

Mr Alexander Kwame Nketia, Acting Northern Regional Manager of Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) on Tuesday said the authority would continue with its National Tourism Awards (NTA).

He said the NTA is determined to award recognise people in the tourism industry.

Mr Nketia was speaking in Tamale during the media launch of the 2013 National Tourism Awards, which is slated for December 13.

Throwing more light on the awards, he said the venue for the NTA would keep changing from region to region and that another objective of the NTA is to encourage competition among players in the tourism industry.

The programme, which was on the theme: “Tourism: Gaining a competitive edge through innovation and service excellence,” was aimed at creating awareness of the NTAs in the Northern Region. cont reading at

CHRAJ is being too slow on SADA – MP suggests

The Member of Parliament for Effutu in the Central Region has criticized the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) for what he says is the slow pace of investigations into the operations of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).

CHRAJ last month initiated preliminary investigations into operations of SADA following public outcry over an amount of 15 million Ghana cedis spent on a guinea fowl project.cont reading at

Tamale Hospital: Equipment theft stalls work at Neurosurgical unit

Work at the Neurosurgical Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) has stalled following the theft of some vital surgical equipment at the unit.

As a result, the unit has not been able to carry out any surgical operation for more than a week, leading to fears that patients with critical conditions might lose their lives.

The centre, which is fully booked for neurosurgical operations for the next three months, caters for patients in the entire northern sector and other parts of the country as well as some referral cases from Burkina Faso.

Even though the hospital authorities have confirmed the theft, they declined to give details. They, however, indicated that the theft had been reported to the police. No arrest has been made yet.

According to a source at the hospital, the equipment might have been stolen some weeks ago. cont.reading

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

3000 UDS students begin practical training

Professor Haruna Yakubu, Vice-Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Tamale, has appealed to Government and other stakeholders to support the University financially to maintain its field practicals programme.

He said with their limited resources, inadequate funding has been a major challenge facing the University in the implementation of the field programme and this is in addition to the increase in the student in-take.

Prof Yakubu made the appeal at the opening session of the 2013 Third Trimister Field Practical Programme (TTFPP) in Sunyani on Monday where 3,333 Level 100 students were dispatched to 33 communities in 10 districts in the Brong-Ahafo Region.

He said TTFPP was an integral part of the university’s curriculum to ensure that both students and staff work closely with rural and deprived communities with the focus on enhancing the poverty reduction programme. read more at

Speaker swears in new Kumbungu MP

Mr Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament, on Tuesday swore-in the newly elected Member of Parliament for Kumbungu constituency, in the Northern region, Mr Amadu Moses Yahya, when the House reconvened after a period of recess.

Mr Yahya, a member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has replaced the National Democratic Congress (NDC) MP, Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni, who resigned his position after he was appointed Executive Secretary of the ACP/EU.

Mr Yahaya swore the oath of allegiance and the oath of a Member of Parliament.

Mr Dan Botwe, Minority Whip, commended the new member saying it was a happy occasion because he had come to replace a member who had been more at

NGOs express concern about lack of midwives in Upper East

The Coalition of NGOs in Health have expressed concern about the lack of midwives in most of the health facilities in the Upper East Region.

This, the body said is hampering the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Mr Alagskomah Asakeya Noble, Vice Chairman of the Coalition, expressed the worry at this year’s 2013 Regional Health Forum organised in Bolgatanga, on the theme: “Improving Quality Healthcare for all- Citizens Rights and Responsibilities. “

He said the situation is even worse in the Community-based Health Planning Services (CHPS) more at

Gender Minister urges authorities to report on brothels

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has urged local government assemblies and traditional authorities to report the existence of brothels to the Police.

“Their activities are even more unfortunate when they involve under-age girls,” the Minister stated on Tuesday when she inspected two demolished brothels located within Tema New Town in the Greater Accra Region.

The Minister, who ordered the demolition of the two brothels, said it was unfortunate that such places lured not only adult women but also girls, who were far below the age of consent, to practice prostitution.

A third brothel known as “Mama Africa” was also ordered to be more at

Storm hits yendi and its environs,many schools ripped off

On Friday 24th May, Yendi
municipal encounted a
very huge storm. The
storm is reported to have
started just around 6:30
pm with slow moving
gentle wind and then
culminated within 10-15
minutes of its start. It
was then reported to
have been followed by a
huge down pour.
The storm caused a huge
destruction in the town..continue reading

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Africa urged to develop educational system rooted in culture

            Professor Kofi Asare Opoku, Acting President of African University College of                                Communications (AUCC), has advocated an educational system with content rooted in Africa culture for Africans. Professor Opoku said this would be the only means to produce proud, self-assertive and self-confident Africans, to determine the course and focus of Ghana’s  See more

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


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Police intercepts trucks smuggling subsidised fertilizer into Burkina Faso

Police in Bawku have intercepted two trucks carrying two thousand bags of government subsidised fertilizer they believe were being smuggled to neighboring Burkina Faso.

The trucks which took off from Tema were to offload in Tamale. But Police say when the trucks reached Tamale, documentations on the fertilizer were changed and the drivers instructed to continue to Bawku. CONT READING AT

Hajj Committee announces package for 2013 pilgrimage

The National Hajj Committee (NHC) has said it was ready to ensure an incident free pilgrimage for Ghanaian Muslims this year.
Mr Ibrahim Abdul-Rauf Tanko, Chairman of the Committee, told journalists at a briefing to announce the 2013 Hajj package that Ghana had already paid in advance services for 6,780 prospective pilgrims, the maximum quota given to the committee.

The Hajj package include accommodation and transport services in Saudi Arabia, flight, food and other services.

Mr Tanko said each prospective pilgrim would pay a total amount of $3,450 or its cedi equivalent.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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US commits $200m for development of Northern Region

The United States has planned a comprehensive development agenda in northern Ghana with a budgetary allocation of $200 million in areas of education, agriculture and health. The agenda, which is meant to alleviate poverty, improve sustainable livelihoods through human resource development and create an enabling environment for income-generating .continue reading



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The smock is a traditional Ghanaian dress made from cotton wool by a simple wooden fabric. A color combination of yarn is selected, arranged and woven into narrow cloth which is then used to sew the smock. The smock is sown with needle. A collection of many small weavers and sewers supply all quantities of the product. The dress is worn for Traditional and official occasions. It is also worn as a jacket over a suite. The smock has loose folds at the lower half that make it appropriate for dancing the "Damba", a traditional dance of the peoples of Northern Ghana. It comes in many forms ranging from short sleeves to long sleeves.  PLACE ORDER NOW


The Mamprusi claim, by ancestry, to be the earliest known kingdom of modern Ghana, established circa 1480. They are considered by northern Ghana to be first of the Mole-Dagbani. The Mamprusi occupy the territory of Mampurugu, which lies in the Northern region of Ghana. This population is linguistically heterogeneous but the majority speaks more

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Pikworo (Slave Camp)

Pikworo (Slave Camp) is a 'holding ground" in the upper east region of Ghana, West Africa. Pikworo was established by Samori and Babatu Zato both who were infamous slave raiders during the nineteenth century. They collaborated with the European nations who were behind the African Holocaust of Enslavement Complex.
You will view some of the burial grounds where enslaved Africans who perished at Pikworo were laid to rest. You will be able to view stone seats and burial stones in the background. There is also a mortuary stone used to prepare the deceased before burial. There are also stone water and food trowels. read more at


Sirigu a scenic village in the Upper East Region of Ghana, in a fairy-tale savannah landscape with beautiful, typical Northern traditionally decorated houses, trees, and farmlands.
The people of Sirigu are mostly farmers, growing sorghum, millet, groundnut and keeping cattle, goats and fowl and livestock. Several years of intensive farming and poor rainfall has degraded the land to the extent that even subsistence farming in threatened. This is made worse by low prices of farm produce and unreliable rains. read more at

Wechiau Hippopotamus Sanctuary

Established by the people of the Wechiau Traditional Area in 1999, the Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary consists of a 40-kilometre stretch of riverine forest and Savannah woodland running the length of the Black Volta River, which forms the Upper West Region's boundary with Burkina Faso. Of particular interest is the hippopotamus population resident along this stretch of river. One of only two remaining hippo populations within Ghana, the group represents an important conservation more at

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R2bees Takes All at VGMA 13 + full list of winners

It was a night to behold for the men from Tema, as they took home 6 awards at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2013, including the much coveted Artiste of the Year award.
The two men who are responsible for tracks such as 'walahi' and 'Its Alright' and have been nominated for the 2013 Black Entertainment Television ( BET) award for the Best International Act (Africa) category, dedicated the ultimate prize of the night to their fans.

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Ministry takes steps to solve chieftaincy problems

The Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs has taken steps to solve the numerous problems besetting the administration of chieftaincy in the country.
Dr H. Seidu Daannaa, sector Minister, announced this at an emergency meeting of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs in Koforidua on Friday.

He said the Ministry had requested all Regional Houses of Chiefs to advertise in the media the position of a counsel and make their recommendation to the Ministry after interviewing the applicants.

“The Ministry is liaising with the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General so as to speed up the process of acquiring permanent counsel for those Regional Houses of Chiefs which for a long time have been without the services of lawyers”. read more at

School dropout rate high in Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District

Mr Abu Kansangbata, Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed concern about the 30 per cent school dropout rate among basic school pupils in the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District.

Mr Kansangbata, who described the situation as disturbing, tasked the District Director of Education to come out with a comprehensive plan of action which could aid in solving the problem.

Mr Kansangbata was speaking during the First Ordinary Meeting of the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District Assembly at Issa on Friday. read more at

EDAIF can boost agricultural productivity to GDP – Board Member

Mr Hayford Baah-Adade, Board Member of Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF) said at the weekend that the Fund’s revised charter could boost the contribution of agriculture considerably to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Speaking to a gathering of agri-business stakeholders in Ho the Volta Region he said the Fund have the resources to support industrious business people countrywide to stop the decline of agriculture‘s contribution to national GDP, which he put at 24.6 per cent currently. read more at

Saturday, May 18, 2013

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Ghana made products award 2013 opens nominations

Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana (EFG), in collaboration with Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) has opened nomination for the maiden edition of Ghana Made Products Awards 2013, scheduled for October.

The award will provide the platform for improving Ghana made products as well as create awareness, loyalty, recognition and prestige for the goods.

The Ghana Made Products Awards will enable consumers to discover new and quality products manufactured in the country.

The Founder and President of EFG, Sam Ato Gaisie, in a statement said the event is about showcasing Ghanaian products to the citizenry across the country which will facilitate the local sale of the products to save the economy. read more at

Mion Presiding Member kicks against nomination of MMDCES

Citi News sources in the northern region have speculated that majority of the District Chief Executives in that part of the country are likely to be retained.
Vetting of aspiring MMDCE’s has already begun particularly in the Greater Accra region.

The exercise is expected to be replicated nationwide but Presiding Member for the newly created Mion district assembly, Alhassan Adam has kicked against any calculated move to nominate the next batch of MMDCES.

“Some of us who are advocating for the elections of MMDCES have been taken aback by the process which has just started to nominate people for approval by the various assemblies.”

Buttressing his standpoint, Alhassan Adam implied, “I can say for sure that most of our MMDCES are not working simply because they have not signed any social contract with the people.” read more at

‘Northern vrs Southern Ghana talk by politicians is becoming too much – Kwesi Pratt

The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, has condemned in very strong terms what he says is the growing trend of politicians touting their ethnic or tribal roots as the basis for their points of view while debating national issues.

In particular, Mr Pratt has condemned what he says is the growing “I’m a northerner and he is my brother northerner” talk among the country’s leading politicians, including a reported claim by NPP 2012 Vice Presidential candidate Dr Mahamudu Bawumia that his “brother northerner” would not seek his more at

Upper East regional minister calls for immediate halt on galamsey in the region

Upper East regional minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohamed-Muniru, has directed all illegal galamsey operators in the region to stop operating with effect from Thursday May 16.

Alhaji Mohammed-Muniru gave the directive when he visited some mining areas in the Talensi and Bawku West Districts to ascertain the situations there.

Small-scale gold mining has become rampant in the area of Tongo, Sheaga, Duusi, Pelengu and other small villages.

The effect of this being that, trees on lands with gold deposits are being fell creating huge trenches and dug–outs that renders the land more at

Bui Dam in trouble illegal miners begin ploughing the Black Volta

District Chief Executive for Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district Assembly, Mumuni Isaac Dramani has expressed worry about a Galamsey activity going on in the district, specifically at Kpali inside the Black Volta.

Speaking at the first ordinary meeting of the third year of the Assembly at Sawla in the Northern Region, Mr. Mumuni stated that the activity is not only illegal but has the potential to prevent substantial volumes of water flowing into the Bui Dam for the generation of electricity to the nation.

He said the issue has been brought to the attention of the Regional Security Council (REGSEC), compelling the District Security Committee (DISEC) to visit the place on two more at

Regional minister, NRSC worried about ‘‘killer’’ motor tricycles in U/W region

Upper West Regional Minister, Dr. Ephraim Avea Nsoh, and the National Road Safety Commission have expressed worry about the increasing number of people who lose their lives through motor accidents, especially through tricycles.

At a meeting on Thursday, the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) briefed the Minister on disturbing facts on the region's roads caused by more at

Pregnant women in danger

About nine thousand (9,000) pregnant women in Ghana will die by 2020 if the high anaemia levels among expectant mothers are not brought under control.

According to the Ghana Demographic Health Survey, the number of pregnant women with anaemia soared from 65 per cent to 70 per cent between 2003 and 2008.

Children were also not spared as eight in every 10 under the age of five suffered from the more at

Friday, May 17, 2013

Mosquito net use increases in Northern Ghana

Mosquito netAn independent evaluation report by the United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) has shown an increase in mosquito nets ownership in the northern part of Ghana.
The document shows that mosquito ownership increased in the region from 60 per cent in 2011 to 90 per cent in 2013, due to campaigns embarked upon to encourage the use of the nets.
According to the report released to the GNA in Accra, the innovative Hang Up Your Net Campaign, conducted by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) with support from the Department of International Development (DFID) and UNICEF led to the increase in mosquito net ownership.
It said, in the Upper East Region, only 52 per cent of households owned a mosquito net in 2011, but after the Hang Up Campaign, it rose to 94 per cent.cont.reading

SADA, NADMO hold disaster risk reduction forum

A regional forum on the implementation of the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) project on Disaster Risks Reduction (DRR) in the Northern Savanna Ecological Zone of Ghana, was organized in Bolgatanga on Thursday.
The event that was jointly organized by SADA and the National Disaster Mobilization Organisation (NADMO), was aimed at discussing ways of harnessing resources and energies towards the successful implementation of the second phase of the DRR .
FloodingMr. Chris Anaab, Social Development and Gender Officer at the SADA, said the mandate of SADA was to ensure improvement in the lives of the people in its operational areas.
He asked stakeholders in disaster management to help SADA to prevent disasters in the Upper East, Northern and Upper West Regions.cont.reading

Canada supports Ghana’s development with $131m during 2011-2012 fiscal year

The Canadian government has in the fiscal year 2011-2012 giving Ghana a total of $131 million in development assistance.
According to Canadian authorities, Ghana is a country of focus for the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), and bilateral development assistance focuses on two sectors: Food Security and Children and Youth (with an emphasis on water, sanitation and hygiene).
Governance, equality between women and men, and the environment are cross-cutting themes, they add.CONT.reading

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Kokombas and Bimobas agree to peace deal

Kokombas and Bimobas have agreed to a peace deal to end their protracted conflict.

The feuding factions in Nakpanduri in the Northern region have been fighting over a parcel of land, killing and injuring many.

In a meeting mediated by the West Africa Network for Peace building, WANEP, representatives from the factions agreed to end all forms of more @dagbonweb