Bolgatanga (Ghana)

Type: City
Name: Bolgatanga (Ghana)
Country: Ghana
Latitude: 10.79
Longitude: -.85
population: 39,870
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Amnesty International Builds Capacity Of Youth Up North

Amnesty International Ghana, a human rights advocacy group has organized a workshop for some youth in the three northern regions of Ghana.The workshop which was organized in the Northern regional capital brought ten participants each from the Upper West, ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition of NGOs in Health appeal to Government on Ebola

Bolgatanga, Sept. 17, GNA - The Coalition of NGOs in Health has appealed to government to ensure that money meant for combating the Ebola virus was not used for the payment emoluments, transport and hotel bills of consultants.A press statement signed ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Coalition, Ghana, Ebola
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Bolgatanga, Sept. 15, GNA - The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD), has advocated the increase of its sha...

Bolgatanga, Sept. 15, GNA - The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (GSPD), has advocated the increase of its share of the district assemblies’ common fund (DACF) to five per cent.Mr David Aniah, Project Manager of GSPD in charge of the Upper East ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana to upgrade airports to international standards

Ghana president John Dramani Mahama has announced that the country will expand the capacity of the country's existing airports and build three new airports, in order to make air travel more accessible for citizens.The new airports would be built at Ho, ... [Published Airport Technology - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Tamale, Upgrading, Ghana
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Scandal Hits Metro Mass

-operators charge unauthorized faresAlthough prudent management may have sustained the operationsof the Metro Mass Transit Limited since it was incorporated in 2003, the ugly side of the service Ghana’s flag post social transport company provides commuters ... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Nana Addo’s Popularity Soars In Upper East

The crowd welcoming Nana Addo to the region.A large number of residents in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region thronged to the street on Monday to resoundingly welcome Nana Akufo-Addo to the region on his nationwide campaign tour towards ... [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

It’s sad that we have got IMF bailout-Akufo-Addo

Presidential hopeful of the NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo says the NDC government’s decision to go to the IMF for a financial bailout is a sad moment in Ghana’s history.“It is a sad day in the country’s history because by now, nearly 60 years after independence ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Director appeals to organisations to seek funding

Bolgatanga, Sept 9, GNA - The new Country Director for IBIS in Ghana, Mr Hamza Tijani, has said there was the need for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working in the country to diversify their sources of funding as competition for the limited donor ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Regional Hospital Pilots Project To Treat Mentally Ill

From  William N-lanjerborr JalulahThe Upper East Regional Hospital, Bolgatanga, would soon begin a project dubbed; “Operation Clear the Street”, with the aim of identifying and confining mentally impaired people on the streets for treatment.Mr. Prince ... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Pit collapses on two miners

Two illEgal miners, who moved to the concession of Rich Power Mining ghana ltd, narrowly escaped death when the pit in which they were mining collapsed on them.The two sustained injuries and were rushed to the hospital.They were part of a group of illegal ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Iwan Tour Upper East

A report from Kleefphamily Media (K.P.M) tells a story about how Ghana’s finest reggae dancehall artist lyrical gunshot Iwan tour’s the upper east region of the country.As we take a close shoot of pictures and guessed what is going to be like; we were ... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bolgatanga, Aug. 24, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Environmental Protection ...

Bolgatanga, Aug. 24, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are exploring ways of implementing the Sustainable Land and Water Management (SLWM) project in Upper East Region.This came ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Aug 24 2014]

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"Currently, the Kotoka International Airport alone is handling more than two million passengers a year" said Mahama
"This part of the country has good arable land for agro processing. This has not been harnessed because there is no good air transport. As such, exporting vegetables is always a problem."
"In this regard, government is planning to build a new interchange at the Tema Roundabout to reduce the traffic to and from the port" The Accra-Tema Motorway is also to be expanded from four lanes to six lanes
"It is now time for Parliament to connect the right to information to the daily lives of those of us they represent and our right to development" the resolution said

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Amnesty International Builds Capacity Of Youth ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 19 2014]
Coalition of NGOs in Health appeal to Governmen... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 17 2014]
Bolgatanga, Sept. 15, GNA - The Ghana Society o... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 15 2014]
Persons With Disability Demand More From Assemb... [Published Peace FM - Sep 15 2014]
Tamale International Airport To Aid Trade Betwe... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Sep 12 2014]
Abating Unsafe Abortion Key to Reducing Materna... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 11 2014]
Bishop blames fallen standard of Education on P... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 11 2014]
Indiscipline, Bane Of Economic Mess …Say Nana ... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Sep 11 2014]
Ghana to upgrade airports to international stan... [Published Airport Technology - Sep 11 2014]
Scandal Hits Metro Mass [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 11 2014]
Nana Addo’s Popularity Soars In Upper East [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Sep 11 2014]
Address by President John Mahama- Ground Breaki... [Published The Presidency Republic of Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
It's Sad60 Years After Independence Ghana Still... [Published Peace FM - Sep 10 2014]
It’s sad that we have got IMF bailout-Akufo-Addo [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
Tamale International Airport project begins [Published Graphic Ghana - Sep 10 2014]
Tamale, Sept. 9, GNA - President John Dramani M... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 09 2014]
Members of SADA-MVP undergo leadership training [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 09 2014]
Director appeals to organisations to seek funding [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 09 2014]
Sustaining The Gains Of MDGs 4,5 And 6 [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 07 2014]
Bright future for smallholder farmers in Upper ... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 07 2014]
Govt Asked To Create Mineral Revenue Holding Fund [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 04 2014]
Government to Institute Mineral Revenue Managem... [Published Ghana News Agency - Sep 03 2014]
Kwesi Amissah Arthur A Vice President JM Can Tr... [Published Peace FM - Sep 03 2014]
Regional Hospital Pilots Project To Treat Menta... [Published Ghanaian Chronicle - Sep 03 2014]
Pit collapses on two miners [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 03 2014]
Two Illegal Miners Escape Death At Zongo-Yili [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Sep 03 2014]
Upper East Health Service Distributes Midwifery... [Published Peace FM - Sep 01 2014]
Iwan Tour Upper East [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 31 2014]
Interior Minister orders IGP to undertake mass ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 28 2014]
Suicide news is distressful — Catholic Church [Published Graphic Ghana - Aug 27 2014]
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