Category Archives: Local

Over 1000 police to provide security for NDC primaries

The Northern Regional Police Command has deployed over one thousand uniformed personnel to provide security at over 600 polling stations of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential and parliamentary primary elections tomorrow. The command is also deploying plain-clothes men and detectives in the region. Skeletal staff at the district police command as well as…
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GJA calls for investigations into Kumbungu SHS student rape allegations

The Northern Regional Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Caesar Abagali has expressed his disappointment at human and child rights activists in the country for not speaking up on the alleged rape of a Kumbungu Senior High School girl. The victim, an 18-year-old second year student of the Kumbungu Senior High School, who was…
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Community members trained on assemblies’ budget processes

A study conducted by Friends of the Earth-Ghana, a Nongovernmental organization findings has revealed that most communities especially the smaller ones in the northern region, are not consulted in the planning and budget processes by their local representatives, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies. The assemblies according to the NGO hold meetings with officials within the…
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UDS student battles for her life in hospital after attack

 A student of the Wa campus of the University of Development Studies who was attacked Monday by unknown assailants is fighting for her life at the Wa regional hospital, reports said. The student identified as Zenab Kalid, an integrated development studies major, suffered cutlass wounds and had her purse containing an unspecified amount of money and identity cards…
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