29 March 2015

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 28, 2015

The crime rate in the Northern Region has reduced from 2398 in 2013 to 1948 in 2014, a decrease of 450 representing 23%. Assault, stealing and threatening form the bulk of the cases reported during the year under review.

The region recorded 42 murder cases, followed by defilement-38, robbery 29 and rape 16 cases.  The region also recorded 128 accident cases in 2014 which is the lowest since 2006. Two hundred and forty vehicles were involved in road crushes with 53 persons losing their lives and 132 persons sustaining various degrees of injury.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 28, 2015

The Ghana Health Service directorate (GHS) in the northern region have received

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 27, 2015

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture through the Northern Rural Growth Program (NRGP) has handed over 646.25 kilometer feeder roads to the Feeder Road Department and the Savelugu/Nanton Municipal assembly.

The roads are currently serving over 248,000 direct community members and benefiting over 500, 000 indirect beneficiaries including input dealers, marketers and other project staff.

Three hundred and forty-five communities in 41 districts across the country are also benefiting from the peoject.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 25, 2015

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) has vowed not to  relent on its effort to making the Northern Ecological (the SADA Zone) as the potential to lift the growth and transformational potential  of the entire country.

Posted by Fuseini D. Neindow on March 24, 2015

There is no gainsaying that children are the gift of God. However, children can be likened to fire. For fire is a good servant but a bad master. It’s not uncommon these days to see the youth in the North, especially Tamale, misconducting themselves. As a predominantly Muslim community revered by all, social vices are rife in the metropolis.

There is no smoke without fire as the maxim tells us. Meaning something is wrong somewhere. The causes of these social and moral challenges are not only varied but diverse.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 22, 2015
One person is in critical condition at the Tamale Teaching Hospital over a  land dispute  between the people of Kumbungu and Malishegu.
Mr  Alhassan Ibrahim believed to be in his early 50s was stabbed in the stomach during the confrontation that ensued between him and another man suspected to have come from Kumbungu.
  A combine team of police and military have been dispatched to the Malishegu community  in the Sagnarigu District of the Northern region to maintain peace.
Posted by Mohammed Shaharan on March 22, 2015

The Integrated Action for Community Development (INTAGRAD) a local nongovernmental organization based in Tamale has joined the world to mark the World Water Day in Gusheigu in the Northern region.
According to Ibrahim Nurudeen who is the programs officer at INTAGRAD, though the achievement for water in the country is encouraging and lingers around 87%, Ghana nonetheless is still bedeviled with issues of quality, equity and sustainability of water which do not auger well for the development of the country.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 19, 2015

Over 700 people in 98 houses have been displaced by a severe rainstorm in Sang in the Mion district of the Northern Region.

The affected houses had their roofs ripped off completely with some having their walls pulled down. The storm also destroyed Sang Islamic school teachers’ quarters, district office of ministry of food and agriculture and staff quarters of Nazareth Home for God’s Children.

The devastated victims say their hopes are on government, individuals and philanthropists in order to get back to their normal lives.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on March 18, 2015

One of the dedicated licensed pharmacy shops in Tamale, PEEKAY Gombila Pharmacy, has hinted that by May first, 2015 the shop will stop providing service to NHIS card bearers in the Northern Region.

Pouring his frustrations on Zaa morning show on Wednesday, Mr Ibrahim Rauf Gombila said if the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) fails to reimburse him, he will have no option than to provide service to only those carrying cash.

Posted by Mohammed Shaharan on March 18, 2015


The two Members of Parliament in the Sagnarigu District, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini and Alhassan Dahamani has presented five hundred dual desks to fifteen selected schools in the Sagnarigu District.

According to Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini who stood on behalf of Alhassan Dahamani to present the furniture, the presentation of those dual desks is a sign of good tidings to come to the district.


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