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Walewale Police hunt armed robbers

Police in Walewale in the Northern Region are hunting for some armed robbers who blocked the Kakao Nasia Tamale road and robbed passengers of their belongings. Citi News has received reports from the police that say a passenger onboard the Metro Mass Transit bus sustained gunshot wounds in the process. According to the Police Commander for Walewale, DSP Simon Peter, ...

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Fire destroys Walewale’s Eagle FM

Eagle FM, a Citi FM partner station in Walewale in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region was gutted by fire on Friday, destroying properties and equipment running into several thousands of Ghana cedis. The two-storey building on the main Walewale-Bolgatanga road which houses the station and other stores had the top floor burnt beyond recognition. The station has ...

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Calm returns to Bimbilla

Reports from the Bimbilla District in the Northern Region indicate that calm has been restored to the area after sporadic shooting between rival factions on Thursday night. Disagreement over the burial place of the Na-Kpana Salifu Dawunide reportedly resulted in the sporadic shooting. Speaking to Citi News, the District Chief Executive for Bimbilla, Alhaji Ibn Abbas said there are security ...

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N/R House of Chiefs call for more collaboration

The President of the Northern Regional house of Chiefs, Na Bohagu Mahami Abdulai Sheriga has called for more collaboration and transparency in the allocation and appointments of persons into the assemblies to reduce conflicts. He further suggested periodic meeting and engagement with the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDAs) to know at first hand development being executed in ...

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Local Government Minister tours Northern region

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Akwasi Oppong-Fosu says the development of the National Decentralisation Policy Framework and National Decentralisation Action Plan is aimed at systematic rolling out of the implementation of tangible activities to promote participatory decision-making and effective service delivery at the local level. He emphasised that the establishment of the Social Accountability Unit (SAU) is to ...

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