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Interior Minister has tasked a five-member committee to identify the remote causes of the renewed communal violence between Konkombas and Chokosis in Chereponi in Northern region.

A cross section of NPP youth led by the Constituency Chairman of the party in the Bole-Bamboi constituency Mr Sulemana Zakaria embarked on a demonstration today at Bole to get the DCE for the district, Madam Veronica Alele Herming removed from office.

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Tamale, Iddrisu Musah Superior, has accused some regional and constituency executives of his party of a conspiracy to kick him out of office.

More than 5,000 people have so far been displaced following the outbreak of communal violence between the Kokomba and the Chokosi ethnic groups in the Chereponi and the Saboba districts in the Northern Region.

Some residents of Chereponi in the Northern Region are calling on President Akufo-Addo to immediately remove the Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul.

The call comes on the back of a curfew imposed on Chereponi and Saboba Townships following clashes between Anufuls and Kokonbas that have resulted in the death of four persons.

The Mayor of Tamale, Musa Superior, has made a passionate appeal to persons and individuals who are making financial demands from politicians on daily basis to stop because they (Politicians) cannot steal to meet their unbearable demands.

Interior Minister has tasked a five-member committee to identify the remote causes of the renewed communal violence between Konkombas and Chokosis in Chereponi in Northern region.

A cross section of NPP youth led by the Constituency Chairman of the party in the Bole-Bamboi constituency Mr Sulemana Zakaria embarked on a demonstration today at Bole to get the DCE for the district, Madam Veronica Alele Herming removed from office.

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Tamale, Iddrisu Musah Superior, has accused some regional and constituency executives of his party of a conspiracy to kick him out of office.

More than 5,000 people have so far been displaced following the outbreak of communal violence between the Kokomba and the Chokosi ethnic groups in the Chereponi and the Saboba districts in the Northern Region.

Some residents of Chereponi in the Northern Region are calling on President Akufo-Addo to immediately remove the Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul.

The call comes on the back of a curfew imposed on Chereponi and Saboba Townships following clashes between Anufuls and Kokonbas that have resulted in the death of four persons.

The Mayor of Tamale, Musa Superior, has made a passionate appeal to persons and individuals who are making financial demands from politicians on daily basis to stop because they (Politicians) cannot steal to meet their unbearable demands.

A cross section of NPP youth led by the Constituency Chairman of the party in the Bole-Bamboi constituency Mr Sulemana Zakaria embarked on a demonstration today at Bole to get the DCE for the district, Madam Veronica Alele Herming removed from office.

An unusual rainstorm has plunged the entire Bole Township in the Bole-Bamboi district of Northern Ghana into total darkness. The rainstorm which occurred between the hours of 8:30pm and 10:00pm Monday night caused a lot of destruction.

The hardest hit areas are the Bole Health Centre and Kurabaso Primary School where the roofs of both buildings got totally ripped off. The strong winds pulled down a mosque at Yelwe near Atta 130's house.The old roofs of the Ghana Commercial Bank story building in the district got ripped off as well.

Alhaji Samson Siedu Abudu, the Bole District Chief Executive, has cautioned assembly members and the people of the Bole District against frequent agitations for the removal of their Chief Executives without any justifiable cause and at the slightest excuse.

He said that attitude was impacting negatively on the development of the district as no DCE was left to stay long enough to execute any meaningful development in the area.

Bole District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (BDMHIS) has registered 49,998 clients by the end of September this year.

Mr Mahama Felix Saaka, the Scheme Manager who announced this said it had mobilized 274.7 million cedis in premiums and paid 304 million cedis as medical claims for clients with about 8.6 million cedis being the highest amount paid to a client.

Interior Minister has tasked a five-member committee to identify the remote causes of the renewed communal violence between Konkombas and Chokosis in Chereponi in Northern region.

More than 5,000 people have so far been displaced following the outbreak of communal violence between the Kokomba and the Chokosi ethnic groups in the Chereponi and the Saboba districts in the Northern Region.

Some residents of Chereponi in the Northern Region are calling on President Akufo-Addo to immediately remove the Defense Minister, Dominic Nitiwul.

The call comes on the back of a curfew imposed on Chereponi and Saboba Townships following clashes between Anufuls and Kokonbas that have resulted in the death of four persons.

Ethnic violence within the Chereponi district of the Northern region has left residents fleeing into Togo.

Information gathered show Konkomba attackers have allegedly burnt down 10 Chokosi villages – Naaduuni, Achima, Tiakasu, Kunkpende, Naaburubu, Kunajiiku, Rabayani, Sedorti, Tojinga, andiri.

A violent clash that erupted between two ethnic groups at Nanduni, a farming community in the Chereponi District in the Northern Region on Monday night, December 31, 2018 has reportedly led to the death of three persons.

The Chokosis in the Chereponi District of the Northern Region have blamed Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, for the recent attacks against them as well as their property by the Konkombas.

The health of children in the Mamprusi West District has improved remarkably over the past 30 years. Measles is a thing of the past, mothers are very much aware of health problems and what to do in order to prevent convulsion when the children have a fever.

They know how to prepare the weaning diet, Mrs. Dora Schnecbelis, a Swiss, said this after a one week evaluation of the welfare of women and children in five communities in the district.

The Sagnarigu Municipal Assembly has disbursed 25,000 Ghana Cedis from its share of the Common Fund to support 48 needy but brilliant students, for the payment of their school fees.

Chiefs and Religious leaders in Kanvili, a suburb of the Sagnarigu Municipality have commended the Municipal Chief Executive of area, Hon. Iddrisu Mariam for her incredible leadership role played in averting a potential religious violence conflict in the community.

Sagnarigu MP Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has dismissed reports that he was pelted with water by his constituents during the NDC constituency elections over the weekend.

There are reports that the MP, who is famous for his proverbs, was hooted at by his constituents as he toured the communities. The indigenes are reported to have demanded the first-term MP to provide them with jobs instead of the proverbs he has come to be known with.

Reacting to the reports, Alhaji Fuseini said although there is the need for jobs in the constituency, the constituents do not blame him for the lack of it.

The Municipal Chief Executive for Sagnarigu, Hon Iddrisu Mariam has advised motorist and road users to take road signs and traffic regulations serious to avoid needless accidents on the roads.

According to her, most of the carnage on our roads is as a result of negligence and carelessness from road users, adding that, respecting road signs can save more lives on the roads.

She urged the youth to wear a crash helmet and obey traffic regulations to save lives, stressing that, wearing crash helmet protect the head from injuring when an accident occurs.

The participation of Mariam Iddrisu, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Sagnarigu in the Northern Region in the United Nations’ World Urban Forum (WUF 9) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, appears to be paying off.

The MCE, who shared her practical experience in community connect programmes that she undertook in the Sagnarigu Municipality and their success stories for the participants, was able to market her municipality, which was carved out of Tamale Metropolitan Assembly, to the investing community in Malaysia and beyond.

One person on Tuesday dawn died following a fire outbreak at Kpalsi, a community in the Sagnarigu District of the Northern region. The deceased, identified as Ibrahim Sultan, a computer seller, was said to be sleeping in his room when the fire started at about 3:50 a.m.

The Assistant Chief Fire Officer in the Northern Region, Mr. Godwin Damalie, who confirmed the incident to Graphic Online in an interview said the deceased has been sent to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Tamale, Iddrisu Musah Superior, has accused some regional and constituency executives of his party of a conspiracy to kick him out of office.

The Mayor of Tamale, Musa Superior, has made a passionate appeal to persons and individuals who are making financial demands from politicians on daily basis to stop because they (Politicians) cannot steal to meet their unbearable demands.

Residence of Bamvum, a suburb of Tamale is predominantly a farming community in the Tamale South Constituency of the Northern region. The community over the years have been battle with water crises for the past eight years and several calls to the member of parliament for the area, MP for Tamale South and Minority Leader of parliament, Haruna Iddrisu have all proved futile.

The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TaMA) on Monday resumed its decongestion exercise within the central business district of the city to bring about discipline, sanity and orderliness on the roads, devoid of congestion and filth.

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Tamale Metropolis, Hon Iddrisu Musah Superior has been adjudged the Africa Mayor of the Year by the West African Regional Magazine (TWARM), in its 5th edition of the Business & Leadership Awards.

The Mayor of Tamale, Iddrisu Musah Superior organized a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday at Sagnarigu Dungu to officially open a one and half meter wide footbridge for residents of more than three communities living in a waterlogged part of the metropolis.

The Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region has approved its 2019 composite budget for the 2019 financial year.

The executive committee of the assembly approved the budget at its meeting at Yendi where all 43 assembly members approved the budget.

The Yendi Municipal Assembly (YMA) has outlined a number of initiatives in its 2018-2021 Medium Term Development Plan to tackle malnutrition and Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) to ensure food security.

The Yendi Municipal Police Command is on the hunt for about 10 young men captured in a video attacking an armed policeman.

Aliu Mahama Foundation (AMF) has undertaken a clean-up exercise at Yendi township as part of efforts to promote a clean and hygienic environment to prevent diseases.

The Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region has held a day’s public hearing on Draft Medium Term Development Plan (M.T.D.P) of the Assembly for the period 2018-2021.

The public hearing was to afford the public to come out with inputs for final MTDP for the area.

The local Government Act, Act 936 of 2016 establishes each District Assembly as the planning authority for the area of jurisdiction for the purpose of national economic planning. So the Law mandates all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) to prepare the Medium Term Development Plans every four years.

Mr Mahama Adama Walvis 52, a development worker and a youth activist who operates an NGO in Yendi was on Tuesday, unanimously confirmed as Yendi Municipal Chief Executive. In an election supervised by the Electoral Commission, Mr Walvis polled 57 out of the 61 votes cast with two against and two spoilt ballot papers representing 93.4 per cent of the votes cast.

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