07 July 2015

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 06, 2015

Scores of passengers have sustained various degree of injury when a Tamale-Saboba bound Metro Mass Transit (MMT)  involved in a near fatal accident along Nyakpala road Monday evening. The accident occurred at about 4:36 pm local time. The bus veered off the road and landed into a mahogany avenue few minutes after taking off their yard in Aboabu.

Passengers on board escape with minor injury. Some of the passengers who spoke to Zaa News could not really tell the cause the accident except to say they suspect the driver dogged an object.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on July 04, 2015

June 3rd 2015 was Ghana’s darkest moment; two disasters, raging floods and a ferocious explosion all of which occurred in the nation’s capital, Accra, claimed the lives of hundreds of our fellow citizens. The staggering death toll was unprecedented and invariably threw a stunned and traumatized nation into mourning.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 03, 2015

Two people have sustained gunshot wounds while another also sustained machete wounds in a renewed chieftaincy clashes in Manguli Kukuo in the Tamale metropolis.

A house has also been burnt down completely during the clashes last night. The two gunshot victims have been treated and discharged from the Tamale Teaching Hospital while the other person is still receiving treatment.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 03, 2015

Police in the Northern Region have commenced investigation into alleged acid attack by a highly respected Islamic scholar in Tamale, (name withheld) on his ex-wife.

Both the roofing sheets and the building of the women located at Banvim started shedding off as a result of the corrosive acid being secretly poured on it.

The incident happened few months after a misunderstanding ensued between the couples leading to the woman calling for their marriage to an end three months early this year.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 02, 2015

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in Ghana have been advised to take research findings seriously if they are really committed in alleviating the suffering of the people in their respective areas.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on July 02, 2015

The Northern Regional Police Command has lamented over the lukewarm attitude and the lazy approach to security threats in various institutions especially second cycle schools in the three regions of the North.

Speaking to Zaa Radio News, the Northern Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana police service, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Ebenezer Tetteh says heads and administrators of educational  institutions especially Senior High Schools must live up to the task of their positions.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on June 30, 2015

The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands through UNICEF on Tuesday launched  a 5.9 million Euros project aimed at improving access to sanitation with a focus on urban areas. This project is a component of the Ghana Netherlands WASH Programme.

Despite Ghana’s development as a middle income country which is worthy of note, a large proportion of Ghanaians, about 80 percent in the urban areas, still do not have access to improved sanitation. 

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on June 29, 2015

But for the timely intervention of the northern regional police command, students of the Dabokpaa Vocational and Technical School would have set ablaze school property over the death of their colleague, Alhassan Adam, the dining hall prefect. Adam passed way in the early hours on Monday June 29, 2015.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on June 29, 2015


Over 356 evictees from Old Fadama in Accra have arrived  in Tamale through the Northern Youth for Peace and Community Development(NYPCD), an NGO in collaboration with Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA).

They were evicted by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on the bases that their activities in Old Fadama contributed to the June 3 twin disaster that claimed about two hundred people’s lives.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on June 26, 2015

A 22 climate change working groups has been constituted in four districts of the Northern Region by Northern Sector Action on Awareness Centre (NORSAAC) with support from IBIS-Ghana.

The working groups drawn from Savelugu/Nanton Municipality, Kumbungu, Sagnarigu and Central Gonja districts will engage officials at district assemblies and agencies in their respective areas on climate change issues and how it affect their livelihoods.


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