The National Media Commission (NMC) has in consultations with President Akufo-Addo appointed Prof. Amin Alhassan as Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC).
Tamale, the capital city of the Northern Region, is feverishly getting ready to host the 62nd national Independence Day anniversary parade of the security agencies and schoolchildren.
Yo-Na Yakubu Abdulai Andani has donated a quantity of food items valued at thousands of Cedis to the Yendi Local Prison inmates, Persons With Disability (PWD), and some Muslims in Yendi township.
The items included; bags of sugar, crates of milk, bread, bags of maize among others.
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.
Dagbon Forum, a Non-profit Youth Development Association, has donated some essential items to the Tamale Central Hospital, two Municipal and nine District Hospitals in the Northern Region to aid the fight against the spread of COVID-19.
The Forum has also donated to the Gbewaa Palace, the Mion-Lana and Yoo-Naa Palaces.
The Dagbon State, led by Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari (II), King of the area, has presented GHC50, 000.00 to the COVID-19 Trust Fund to support the country’s efforts at fighting the virus.
Mion Lana Mahamadu Abdulai (II), Paramount Chief of Mion, on behalf of Yaa-Na, presented the cheque covering the amount, to the COVID-19 Trust Fund through the Northern Regional Minister at the Gbewaa Palace at Yendi on Monday.
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.