17 September 2014

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 13, 2014

A three-year old Iddrisu Ahmed has won for himself a branded cowbell bicycle and many products from Promasidor Ghana Limited, producers of cowbell and Onga in the 2014 cowbell bike caravan/race on Saturday in Tamale.

 Iddrisu Ahmed amazed officials of cowbell who could not hide their joy but to hold him up as he walked to the podium for his prize after cycling through some principal streets of Tamale for about two hours.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 12, 2014

Two people have been confirmed dead in the Nawuni electoral area in Kumbungu district in another boat disaster in the northern region. The boat capsized with passengers mainly traders returning from a market.

The two were identified as residents of Afayili, a farming community in the Nawuni electoral area in the Kumbungu district.

In August this year, a boat carrying about 13 passengers capsized in the White Volta at Daboya in the North Gonja district claiming four lives including two children of a police officer.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 11, 2014

Over three thousand people in the northern region are expected to take part in this year’s annual bicycle race event dubbed; ’’Cowbell bike Caravan/race’’ slated for Saturday, 13th September.
The organizers of the competition Promasidor Ghana limited, producers of Cowbell and Onga, say they expect that this year’s event attracts more cyclists in the northern region.
The competition which cuts across all age brackets will start exactly 6 am from the Tamale jubilee park through some principal streets of Tamale before converging at the starting point.
All participants according organizers will be clad in branded cowbell T-shirts. Participants will be given branded Promasidor products including, school bags, bicycles, helmets, exercise books and other consolation prizes.
Meanwhile, registrations of cyclists from Zaa Radio and Kessmi FM have closed and all interested cyclists have been urged to go to the Tamale jubilee park before 6 am come Saturday.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 10, 2014

The president was led by the Tamale mayor, Hanan Gundadoo Abdul Rahman(in smock) and the Tmale south member of parliamnet, Haruna Iddrisu(in white).

The president and his entorage were welcome into the northern region  on Tuesday with a heavy downpour compelling them to wear Willington boats at the project site.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 10, 2014

President Mahama described the ground breaking ceremony of the Tamale international airport as historic and that all the overlords of the north make time to grace the occasion. They include chairman of the ground breaking ceremony, Kampakuya Naa Abdulai Andani Nayir, Naa Mahami Bohagu Sheriga and the Yagobnwura Tuntumba Bore Essa.

The president also re-cut the sod for the construction of the Aboabo super market which he said will be converted into Shea nut market.  

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 10, 2014

Government has announced that it will continue all abandon projects by successive governments across the country. According to government, a lot of tax payer’s money has been sunk into those projects and need not to be abandoned.  

It said it has the constitutional mandate to complete every abandon projects since Nkrumah regime. The president John Mahama described the development as sad history of Ghana and that the NDC government will do its best to reverse the trend.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 08, 2014

The President, John Dramani Mahama will on Tuesday cut sod for the official commencement for work to begin for upgrading the Tamale international airport.

The Tamale airport when completed will be the second international airport in Ghana after Kotoka international airport in the nation’s capital Accra.

Pilgrimages from Northern, Upper East, Upper West, Bron Ahafo regions will leave for Tamale to Saudi Arabia direct, Transport Minister Dzifa Ativor has said.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on September 04, 2014

The world breathed a huge sigh of relief when the guns of war in the five weeks Israeli-Hamas conflict finally fell silent and a truce designed to forge permanent peace between the two antagonists was reached.

I, like millions of others around the globe who want to see peace prevail in the decades old feud are hoping that the combatants would be cognizant of the huge suffering inflicted on their innocent civilians and adhere to the terms of the treaty.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on September 03, 2014

Criticizing President John Mahama has become the game de jour in Ghana and an assortment of players  from opposition politicians to clergymen, academics and rabid radio presenters are vying to take potshots at the beleaguered Chief Executive.

The unrelenting excoriation prompted in the main by the struggling economy borders on the absurd and runs the risk of turning shrill, repetitious and poisoning the national political discourse.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on September 03, 2014

The management of Ghana Nut Company Limited has refuted allegations leveled against it by shea nut and soya bean farmers and Value Chain that its management continues to perpetuate various illegalities against the poor women and young men in Northern Ghana.

GNL also dismissed claims by shea nut & soya bean farmers and Value Chain that it consistently refused to pay bonuses and commissions due various women and men groups who toiled to ensure that they met their required targets under their network.


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