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30 July 2015

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 27, 2015

Government effort to bring lasting peace to Dagbon is likely to suffer a major setback as the family of the late King of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Yakubu Andani stated emphatically that they will not be part of any arraignment to perform the late Ya-Naas funeral rites slated in November this year by the government. 

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 25, 2015

Nestle Ghana Limited, a leading health and wellness company has encouraged parents in the Northern Region to pay special attention to the nutritional needs of their children.

Nestle Ghana is not happy that most parents because of their busy schedules left their children’s nutritional  needs hanging,  and that, it will do all it could to address nutritional deficiency confronting the Ghanaian child.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 25, 2015

Forty-five (45) households from two communities in the Tamale Metropolis of the Northern Region have being supported with 224 sheep under the livestock sub component of Resiliency In Northern Ghana project (RING) under the auspices of United States Agency for International Development ( USAID).

RING is a five year  integrated project and partnership effort under USAID’s Feed the Future initiative designed to contribute to the Government of Ghana's efforts to sustainably reduce poverty and improve the nutritional status of vulnerable populations.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 25, 2015
Authorities of the Tamale Pong-Tamale Senior High School in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality of the Northern region were taken aback when one of their students boldly told school authorities only his mother doesn't  smoke marijuana or wee. The student said in his family everyone smoke wee and he emulated his family from the head to the last baby and any attempt to stop him from smoking will fail, daring school authorities to call his father. True to his, when the school contacted the father to come to the school over the matter,  refused to honor the invitation. 
Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 24, 2015

The Tamale District Court one (1) presided over by his worship Justice Anthony Asaah has declined to grant bail to 8 persons arrested during violent clashes in Bimbilla.

The 8 included four teachers, a student, mason, a farmer and the registrar of the Nanumba traditional council.

The 8 accused persons were arrested and arraigned before court on July 10, 2015 in a shooting spree when violence erupted in the Bimbilla Township resulting in the death of five persons.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 23, 2015
A  lecturer of General Linguistics, Arabic Language and Arabic-English Translation at the School of Translators and school of languages of the Ghana Institute of languages has announced the establishment of an Arabic manuscript research center. 
Dr Iddrisu Yakubu who is the founder and  executive director of Umar Kete Krachi center for Arabic Manuscripts Research said the center will serve as a research center for researchers in different fields of endeavors as well as create jobs for the teaming youth in the north.
Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 23, 2015

The Minister of Power, Dr Kwebena Donkor has expressed his disgust at the recent vandalism of Volta River Authority (VRA) complains offices in Tamale by some angry youth. The vandalism of the complaint office the power minister said was distasteful and does not speak well for the people in the northern region. 

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on July 19, 2015

Dear reader, admit it,  you have been a recipient of those ubiquitous emails promising you eye-watering amounts of cash contingent on the provision of your bank account number which the senders claim would help them transfer of millions of dollars into your coffers.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 16, 2015

A 30-year-old man, Abudu Mohammed is in the grips of the Northern Regional police for allegedly murdering a pregnant woman and taking her clitoris and pubic hairs for rituals.

The deceased, Amina Mahamadu, a Fulani by extraction was on her way to antenatal care from Gyemtto village to board a vehicle to Abrumase in the East Gonja district for pontoon en route to Yeji when the suspect offered her a lift.

According to the police, the suspect instead of assisting the pregnant woman get to her destination rather sent her to a bush and carried out his dastardly act.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 16, 2015

Government has hinted it would do everything possible within its power to bring lasting peace and unity among the people of Dagbon and its environs by ensuring that its plans to perform the final funeral rites of the late King of Dagbon, Ya-Yakubu Andani and Naa Mahamadu Abdulai are perform by November 2015.

Government hopes the performance of the funeral will pave way for the enskinment of a substantive Ya-Naa. The move according to government will bring a lasting peace to Dagbon and end the over a decade long chieftaincy dispute in Dagbon kingdom.

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