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26 May 2015

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 24, 2015

Members of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), in the Northern Region on Wednesday unanimously urged the regulatory body, National Communication Authority (NCA) to have a second look at its reclassification of Radio stations policy in the region.

GIBA members say the NCA’s decision to reduce the coverage from 100 to 45 kilometers for commercial stations located in urban areas will negatively affect their revenue and have the tendency of crippling some radio stations.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 24, 2015

A lecture with the University for Development Studies (UDS), Dr Michael Ayamga has called for an end to exploitation of rural women in the shea nut value-chain in Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions.

The lecturer was not happy that organizations and private sector business operators would pretend helping the women but rather exploiting them for their own gains.

Dr Ayamga also blamed governments and policy makers for their failure to come out with good policies that will help alleviate the suffering of rural women in the shea nut industry.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 22, 2015

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has cautioned independent broadcasters in the country to be circumspect in their reportage of the unfortunate attack on the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Adams Mahama, which led to his untimely death.

In a statement issued by the Executive Council of the Association ahead of its interaction with broadcasters in the three Northern Regions, it condemned the cowardly act.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 21, 2015

Northern Regional directorate of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has advised nursing mothers to always wash their hands before breastfeeding their babies.

The service said it has observed that dirty environment congenital, tetanus and Asphyxia and infections are the major causes of new born deaths in Ghana.

The directorate also urged expectant mothers to always visit health facilities to avoid complications which sometimes results to the death of babies.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 20, 2015

The Tamale District Court one (1) presided over by Mr Anthony Asaah on Monday18, 2015, remanded two motor bike suspects into police custody for the second time.

The two suspects, Ibrahim Sumaila and Clement Joe on Tuesday April 28, 2015 came into the yard of Zaa Radio at about 11:00 a.m. during the General Meeting and attempted to unlock one of the staffs’ luojia ‘mapoka’ motor bikes.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 20, 2015

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) in the Northern Region has cautioned farmers to be careful in the way they deal with Fulani herdsmen.

The ministry also advised farmers to report the Fulanis’ activities to their chiefs instead of trying to confront them until such a time that government makes official statement on their activities.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 15, 2015

The chiefs and people of Bognayili in the Kumbungu District of Northern Region have refused the connection of pipe born water from Kochin to Chishagu in the Tolon Kumbungu District of Northern Region.

This was revealed by the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kumbungu, Alhassan Musah when Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna met with Directors and staff of decentralized department in the Kumbungu District Assembly.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 13, 2015
The ARB Apex Bank which has oversight  responsibility  of rural banks under the supervision of central bank has urged Rural bank in the country to ensure consistent management of their resources to achieve sustainable growth. 
The internal control department of  Apex Bank's report on the performance of rural banks rated the Bonzali as satisfactory which earn it as the best rural bank in 2014.
 
Bonzali achievement Apex bank said has helped to raise high image of rural banks in Ghana.  
Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on May 13, 2015

Some aggrieved concerned youth of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Savelugu Constituency of the Northern Region have cautioned the former Northern Regional Minister under NPP regime, Prince Imoro Andani to be careful in order not to let blood flow as history accuses him of being the main cause of bloodshed in Dagbon.

The youth reminded Prince Imoro Andani that, the Yendi case is still fresh in their minds. He resigned as the northern regional minister in 2002 following the violence conflict in Yendi.

Posted by Fuseini D. Neindow on May 12, 2015

A two-hour intensive training session has been organized for the program staff of Zaa Radio on Friday to increase the station’s productivity.

The training was aimed at equipping the staff on time management. It was organized by BJ Global Limited, experts in recruitment, training and consulting services located at Sang-ani in Tamale.

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