Featured Dagbon News
The Overlord of the Gonja Kingdom,His Royal Majesty Yagbonwura Tutumba Boresa (I),has supported the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Tamale Teaching Hospital with a 39 inch Flat Screen Television and its accessories.
The Paramount Chief of the Kusawgu Traditional Area, KusawguWura Kunkraga (I), who made the donation on behalf of the overlord commended the hospital for its professionalism and dedicated service to Northern Ghana over the years.
The King of Dagbon traditional area, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari, has banned the performance of funerals indefinitely in the area.
The ban forms part of the measures instituted to help contain and prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
“With immediate effect, the performance of all funerals is banned in the Dagbon traditional area,” the King stated.
The King of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Abubakari Mahama has launched a road safety campaign to safeguard lives ahead of the December elections.
The campaign seeks to engage political parties and their supporters to adopt road safety measures such as wearing of crash helmets, avoiding overloading and reckless riding of motorbikes on the road.
The Overlord of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, Nayiri Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, has called on local and foreign investors to consider investing in the North East Region, as there is relative peace in the area.
He said the Mamprugu Traditional Council had put in place stringent measures to ensure that all communal disputes were resolved amicably to pave the way for investment and progress.
Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has commissioned a project to connect Tunni, a community in the Gambaga Municipality of the North East Region, to the national electricity grid under the Rural Electrification Project.
The Project formed part of government’s vision to achieve universal electricity coverage and aims at connecting 622 communities in the Savannah, North East, Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions by end of 2020.