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27 August 2014

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 18, 2014

The palace of the Paramount Chief of Gukepgu traditional area, has called on the people in Tamale to be circumspect in their attempt to address the images of the sex scandal that has hit the metropolis.

The palace says, even though the act has brought the image of Tamale into disrepute, there should not be incitement of people to take the law into their own hands but instead cooperate with the security agencies to find the culprit responsible for recording and disseminating the nude pictures and videos.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 18, 2014

 

Three persons have been arrested by the police in connection with the mystery surrounding circulation of the nude pictures and videos in Tamale.

The three includes a 23 years old student of the University for Development Studies (UDS) and two persons in Madina, a suburb of Accra.

The police said they are not relenting on their efforts in unraveling the circumstances leading to the incident and are liaising with electronic crime bureau unit of the Ghana police to assist in getting to the bottom of the incident.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 15, 2014

The Executive Director of the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam has been appointed to two International Advisory Boards - the Open Contracting Partnership (OCP); and the Natural Resources and the Community Review (NRC Review).

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 14, 2014

Residents in Ward ‘K’ electoral area in the Sagnarigu district of the northern region is leaving in fears of being flooded. According to them, should the region experience heavy rains, more than half of the residents will lose their houses and properties.

The area has only three accessible feeder roads with drainage systems running into people’s homes. The few feeder roads in the area have been eaten deeply by erosion.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 14, 2014

Northern regional director for National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Alhaji Abdul Razk Saani has called on the citizenry to put pressure on the members of parliament to pass the Right to Information (RTI) bill into law.

The NCCE director said the bill when passed into law will give ordinary citizens the opportunity to demand that rights things are done especially, execution of developmental projects in the communities.  

He said Ghana has been saddled with mismanagement because the citizens have no access to information.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 14, 2014

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the northern has begun vetting of over three hundred aspirants vying for the various positions in the party in 36 constituencies.

The vetting committee is expected to vet sixteen constituencies Thursday and 15 on Friday.  The party office located in Ward ‘’K’’ in the Sagnarigu district was inundated with party colours and supporters of the various aspirants.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 13, 2014

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will recruit six polling agents in the 2016 general elections.

The six polling agents according to the NDC is to ensure effective monitoring and also encourage party members who are at their various homes to come out on the voting date  and cast their votes.

The electoral commission in the 2012 election asked the political parties to present two poling agents but the NDC recruited four and hinted that it will increase its polling agents come 2016 elections to 6.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 13, 2014

The Deputy Northern regional minister, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has warned that the government will not tolerate lawlessness perpetrated by selfish people bent on tarnishing the image of the region.

 He said government expects citizens, especially the youth to respect the laws of the country reiterating that   the NDC government was committed to ensuring peace in the country.  

The warning followed a disruption of the 2014 international youth day celebration in Belpila, a suburb of Tamale over Kalariga chieftaincy dispute.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on August 13, 2014

The National Organizer of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), Yaw Boateng Gyan  has expressed worry over low turnout in the ongoing registration exercise of Ghanaians who have turn 18 years. 

Yaw Boateng Gyna who was in the region monitor the exercise attributed the low turnout in the region to the migration of the youth from the north to the south in search for jobs.

Yaw Boateng Gyan told Zaa News in an exclusive interview that, in spite of the low patronage of exercise the political party’s interest in it is encouraging.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on August 10, 2014

Age has stealthily stolen my vitality and foisted physical monstrosities on my once supple body and as if that was not enough pummeling, retirement a prospect that sends chills up my spine, looms ominously. What to do?

I have grappled with the concept of retirement ever since I turned 50 years nearly seven summers ago.Thirty plus years of working in Ghana, Libya and now in the United States have taken their toll. I deservingly should look forward to retirement with globs of relish and not dread.

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