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The King of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari II, says the use of violence as a means of settling misunderstandings between youth groups in communities will no longer be countenanced by the traditional authorities in Dagbon.

The Ya-Na said the only sustainable approach to the effective settlement of communal disputes and disagreement is through continued dialogue and compromises.

The Overlord of the Mamprugu Kingdom, the Nayiri, Naa Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga wants government to take appropriate steps for work to resume on projects stalled at the Gambaga College of Education.

According to him, work came to a standstill immediately after the 2016 general election which saw contractors working on some infrastructure development vacate from site.

Dagbong Peace Advisory Committee has advised Zoosal Lana Haruna Tia to stop parading himself as Nanton Naa and immediately vacate the town for the rightful occupant.

According to the committee, Zoosal Lana’s occupancy to the Nanton throne is against the customs and tradition of Dagbon.

Former Black Stars goalkeeper, Abubakari Damba is advocating for a national policy to be adopted by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) to address the country’s penalty woes.

Almost all Ghana’s national teams, as well as clubs, have a deficiency when it comes to deciding matches via the penalty shootout. The male national team has lost finals of the Africa Cup of Nations because of penalties with many raising concerns that the players lack the technique to execute from 12 yards.

The recent failure of a national team last weekend when the Black Stars B team lost the final of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations to Senegal on penalties, missing out on winning a third successive title in the process.

Sharing his thought on the back of the defeat, Coach Abubakari Damba has noted that the football governing body should adopt a policy that will constituent penalty shootout into the local league to ensure players constantly practice and master the craft.

“It is up to the FA and the directorate to couch a policy and to accept this particular policy.

“For me it is up to us to discuss it and it is important we discuss it. The point, it’s a good point that when we make it a national issue that penalty shootout should be part and parcel of our league system”, Damba shared in an interview with Angel FM.

He added, “It can improve upon the penalty shootouts and it will make it compulsory that every coach and every team will gear themselves up and buckle their belts up when it comes to a penalty shootout.

“So more practice and more emphasis will be put on penalty shootouts”.

source: ghanaweb.com

The Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale, will this year host the first edition of the Ghana National Petroleum Company (GNPC), Ghana Fastest Human race on Saturday, April 27.

The event is expected to attract runners from the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions, to battle for places in the national event later in the year.

An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday.

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has led the NPP youth wing in a health walk in Tamale, the Northern region.

The walk was aimed at canvassing support for the party towards the 2020 general election.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured residents of the North-East Region that the development promised by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is not a mirage.

He disclosed that the little that has been witnessed since January 7, 2017, is just a curtain-raiser and that the major one is on its way calling on them to keep hope with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration that sees development as its key objective.

Member of parliament, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has commissioned a three unit class room block, a science laboratory and an office for the Jisonaayili M/A primary school in the Sagnarigu constituency.

This is the third school block commissioned by the Hon MP and second in less than two weeks.