31 October 2014

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on October 28, 2014

With his overwhelming nomination as the party’s presidential candidate, the NPP has once again tethered its political fortunes to Nana Akuffo Addo, a perennial election loser. Addo, who predictably bested his opponents including the pugnacious Alan Kyerematen in the party’s presidential primaries has vowed to defeat the “incompetent” President John Mahama”in 2016.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 26, 2014

Government has assured the people of Kumbungu district for his commitment in ensuring that the deplorable road network in the area is work on.

Government says it is not neglecting the concerns of the people but is resource constrains and called on the people to exercise restrain as it makes efforts to fine money to continue the about 40 kilometers Tamale-Kumbungu and Dalun road.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 26, 2014

The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), has condemned the activities of party supporters attacking Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the country.

 NALAG says MMDCEs are going through a lot of frustrations and pressure by both party members and some traditional authorities in their respective districts.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 24, 2014

A nurse and a nutritionist with Heart Doctors mission, a Greece medical mission is advising the people in the northern region to stop taking pepper to avoid Ulcer. Helen Sotiviron has urged the people in the north to reduce the intake of Maggi, reduce salt consumption if they cannot devoid it and dried fish.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 22, 2014

Hundreds of youth in the Kumbungu district have embarked on what appears to the biggest demonstration ever in the history of the area against bad road network.

The youth drawn from Dalun, Kumbungu and other adjourning communities poured to the street started from Dalun where the Ghana Water company limited treatment plant is situated and match through Saakabu and later to Kumbungu where they presented their petition to the assembly.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 20, 2014

The Concern Citizens of Yendi has petition the Regent of Dagbon, Kampapuya Naa Abdulai Yakubu Andani and regional health directorate over what they describe as serious administrative lapses and the corruption at the Yendi government hospital.  

The concern Yendi citizens say their finding in the hospital points to serious administrative lapses and corruption behavior which need to be address by stakeholders in health and government immediately.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 20, 2014



The Resident Psychiatrist in the northern region, Dr. Ahmed Soori has underscore the need for people to desist from linking mental illness to evil spirits, the devil dwarfs or a curse of mental illness but rather see it as  a chemical changes in the brain 

According to him, in every society, one percent of the population is schizophrenic which means is a genetic factor. He outlined the signs and symptoms of schizophrenia as auditory hallucination, visual hallucination and Delusion.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 20, 2014

The Northern Region Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Platform on good governance has taken a swipe at Ghana’s electoral commission for continue postponing of the 2014 district assemblies elections.

The platform says the EC’s lackadaisical attitude towards the district assembly elections needs much to be desire.

The CSOs said the EC attitude towards the assembly‘s elections has the tendency of increasing voter apathy among electorates which is detrimental to Ghana’s democracy.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on October 13, 2014

Being a journalist is a great calling, I won’t do anything else; those of us who have chosen this line of work did so out of our love for story-telling.  There is nothing more exhilarating than telling the stories of the most powerful and the most disenfranchised. It is the adrenaline that drives us. 

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on October 07, 2014

A middle-age man has been found dead in uncompleted building in Gariche fong electoral area in the Gushegu district of the northern region.  The man believed to be in his 40s was alleged to have committed suicide in the early hours on Tuesday.  

It is not clear what led to the death of the man yet to be identified.  Speaking to Zaa News, the assembly man for Garicha fong electoral area Musah Tahiru said the body was found hanging at about 9: am today in uncompleted building opposite the Gushegu hospital.


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