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Tippy Taps

Fighting COVID-19: Need for tippy taps in communities without water

Madam Wasila Yakubu, a yam seller, lives with her husband and five children at Gbungbaliga, a town in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern...
Covid 19

Don’t hide relatives exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19

The citizenry have been advised not to hide relatives who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, to strengthen the country’s efforts in response to the novel...
Home Support

AAB Ministries donates to Tamale Children’s Home

The Tamale Children’s Home has taken delivery of food items amongst other valuables to help in the upkeep of the children in the facility. ...

About 40 in quarantine over COVID-19 cases in Tamale

At least 40 people comprising some medical personnel of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) and staff of a hotel in Tamale are in quarantine...
Social Enskinment Suspension

Enskinment of chiefs suspended at Mamprugu Kingdom over COVID-19

Naa Bohugu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga, Overlord (Nayiri) of the Mamprugu Traditional Area, has suspended the enskinments of chiefs in the Mamprugu Kingdom saying this...
Plan International Ghana

Plan International Ghana enrolls 66,070 children into formal schools

Plan International Ghana, within a period of four years (2016 – 2019), enrolled a total of 66,070 out-of-school children into formal schools in more...

Anbariya Sunni Community defies President’s directive on COVID-19

The Anbariya Sunni Community, an Islamic Sect in Tamale, has said it will continue to hold its daily prayers and Friday Jummah prayers in...
male teacher

Stakeholders discuss out-of-school children phenomenon at Mion

Inadequate number of schools, furniture and textbooks, teacher absenteeism and stakeholders not prioritizing education of children have been identified as key factors contributing to...

UDS suspends academic activities against COVID-19 spread

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has with immediate effect indefinitely suspended all academic activities. Areas the University is strictly...
Education Accreditation Programmes

“Prioritise STEM-based programmes”- NAB

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has called on individuals and groups who want to establish tertiary education institutions in the country, to direct their...
Economics Exporters

Police Officer advises Exporters to secure relevant documents for transiting of goods

Exporters in the northern sector of the country have been advised to endeavour to secure the necessary documents from relevant state agencies to accompany...
Social Durbar Iwd

RAINS celebrates IWD to champion support for girls

A community durbar has been held at Wamoldo in the Kpandai District to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) to reiterate the need...
social csir sensitisation

CSIR-SARI sensitises staff on PAIRED project

Staff of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (CSIR-SARI) have been educated on the activities and implementation plan...

Minister preaches peace at Independence parade

Mr Salifu Saeed, Northern Regional Minister has entreated the citizenry “To shed off what divides us, concentrate on the many issues that unite us...

AMAATI holds workshop on sustainable food for all

The citizenry have been urged to be conscious of the environment and buy products as well as invest in foods that will have sustainable...

Teachers sensitised on Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV

Teachers of La Nkwantanang Cluster of Schools at Madina in Accra have been sensitised on the prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (MTCT) of HIV as...

Markaz Al Bishara organises quiz for pupils

An inter-school quiz competition has been held for six Junior High Schools (JHS) in the Northern Region as part of efforts to encourage learning...

KPACHI Primary School gets new classroom block

A three-unit classroom block with an office and a store have been constructed for the Kpachi Primary School in the Kumbungu District of...

Northern Ghana to engage political parties on development

The Northern Development Forum (NDF) has identified priority projects and initiatives in six sectors of the economy, which it will lobby political parties to...

Public urged to report unprofessional acts of health staff

Management of the Tamale West Hospital (TWH) and the SDA Hospital have urged the public to make use of the various reporting avenues like...

Six communities attain ODF status in Yendi

Residents of Gbungbaliga in the Yendi Municipality have embraced the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) concept by constructing household latrines to end open...

“Missing” NDA tricycles found at a private yard in Tamale

The mystery surrounding who picked 10 number ten-footer containers loaded with 400 tricycles from the yard of the Northern Development Authority (NDA) could soon...

Markaz Al Bishara constructs classroom block for Bognaayili JHS

A three-unit classroom block with office, washrooms and changing room for girls have been constructed for the Bognaayili D/A Junior...

Avoiding permanent disabilities from fractures: Need to seek early treatment at hospitals

It was a normal day for Yahaya (not his real name ), a 16-year old junior high school pupil from Yendi in the Northern...
Electoral Commission

Institute for Peace and Development calls for calm over register

Institute for Peace and Development (IPD), an advocacy Non-Governmental Organisation, has called for stakeholders to allow cool heads prevail in debate over the decision...

Foreign Ministry supports schools at Yendi

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has presented about 120 cartons of educational materials to five schools in the Yendi Municipality as...

ECOWAS urged to involve citizens in its activities

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been urged to involve citizens in its activities to enable them to better appreciate its...

LEAP beneficiaries assured of efficient payment system

Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme have been assured of an efficient payment system to ensure that they receive their...

Ahafo Region was most peaceful in November – IPEG

A total of 70 incidents were recorded for the month of November, this year, out of which 43 deaths were reported and 100 reported...

Busunu residents benefit from eye screening services

Pupils and members of the Busunu community in the West Gonja District of the Savannah Region, have benefited from free eye screening services as...