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Contractors on Bolga-Bawku-Pulmakom to miss 2020 deadline for completion

Contractors working on the Bolgatanga-Bawku-Pulmakom road in the Upper East Region say they will require 30 more months to complete the project despite President Nana Akufo-Addo’s end of 2020 deadline. Queiroz Galvao Construction Limited was awarded 109km of the 116km road and 7km was awarded to MAWUUMS construction limited in 2016. They were scheduled for completion by end of 2020. […]

How Bawku Youth Parliament initiative got suspected Covid-19 patient to self-isolate

Following President Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement of a partial lockdown in the Greater Accra and parts of the Ashanti Region last week, the Bawku Youth Parliament, a wing of the National Youth Parliament took a bold step that later resulted in the detection of suspected coronavirus patient, now in self-isolation. After the President’s announcement last Friday, there were fears among some […]

Two killed in renewed violence in Bawku

Two people are feared dead, Thursday after a gunman opened fire on scores of people at the Bawku market in the Upper East Region. Several others were said to have sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to the Quality Medical Centre in Bawku. A nurse who spoke to Joy News on condition of anonymity, said some of the […]

Coronavirus: Bawku Parliamentary Candidate blows whistle on possible imported cases from France

he parliamentary candidate of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the Bawku Central Constituency, Gabiana Agbanwa Bugri, has warned of Ghana possibly recording fresh imported cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) from France whose death toll has passed 13,000. Ghana, in the wake of the strange pandemic, has embargoed movement of persons into the country in the short term. But some […]

NCCE Sensitize Students In Bawku On COVID-19

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has taken its sensitization drive to three second cycle schools in the Bawku Municipal, Upper East Region, as part of efforts to ensure compliance and adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols among students. The initiative was to educate the final year students and the second year gold track students who returned to school […]

Presbyterian Church of Ghana Donates PPEs To Donkokrom And Bawku Hospitals

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, the Rt. Reverend Professor Joseph Obiri Yeboah Mante has expressed concerned about the continuous rise of COVID-19 cases in recent times and has therefore cautioned Ghanaians to protect themselves against the virus. “We should not take things for granted or else with our limited resources the virus will […]