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On 13th March, 2020, the first two cases of COVID-19 were reported and confirmed in Ghana. Subsequently, the Minister of Information informed Ghanaians that the number of COVID-19 cases had risen to six and also issued several guidelines for entry into the country and how to prevent it. A number of interventions were introduced to prevent the spread of the […]

Report on the third Ordinary meeting of General Assembly of the Bawku Municipal Assembly held on 17th December, 2020 at the Municipal Conference Hall.

The third Ordinary meeting of the Bawku Municipal Assembly was held on the 17th of December, 2020 at the Municipal Conference Hall. In her address to the Assembly, the Municipal Chief Executive extended her warmest appreciation to Honorable Members for the support towards the development of the Municipality. She commended the Security agencies and the Bawku Inter-Ethnic Peace Council for […]

Report on the 36th National Farmers’ Day of Bawku Municipality held on 6th November, 2020 at Buabula

The 36th Edition of the National Farmers’ Day for the Bawku Municipality was held on the 6th of November, 2020 at Buabula. The National Farmers’ Celebration affords the opportunity, as a nation, to recognize and appreciate our farmers for their contributions. The theme for this year’s celebration was “Ensuring Agribusiness Development under COVID-19–Opportunities and Challenges. In her address to the […]

Digitization of Property Rate Collection for Bawku Municipal Assembly

On the 6th of October, 2020, GIZ trained the Management of the Office of the Bawku Municipal Assembly on the District Local Revenue Collection software, a software  which seeks to digitize the collection of Property rate collection. Due to efforts of the Office of the Bawku Municipal Assembly in street naming and property addressing system, GIZ partnered with the Assembly […]

2020 Composite Budget Hearing of Bawku Municipal Assembly

Pursuant to Regulation 17(3) of the Public Financial Management Regulations, 2019, LI 2378, the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council organized Public Hearings on the 2021-2024 Composite Budget of Municipal/District Assemblies in the Region from the 5th to 12th of October, 2020. Municipal/District Assemblies on the eastern corridor of the Region held its Composite Budget Hearings on the 5th of October, […]

Flood Disaster in the Bawku Municipality

A heavy downpour on the 25th and 26th August, 2020 rendered communities along the White Volta in the Bawku Municipality in a dire state of flood. Gentiga 1 & 2, Gumakutare, Tampizua and Mognori were the hard hit affected communities. The flooded situation became worse after yet another series of torrential rainfall from 28th August to 2nd September, 2020. As […]

Inauguration of Zonal Councils of Bawku Municipal Assembly

The three Zonal Councils of the Bawku Municipal Assembly were inaugurated on Tuesday 1st of September, 2020. The three Zonal Councils are Bawku, Mognori and Kuka-Zabugu Zonal Councils. The Municipal Chief Executive of Bawku, Hon. Hawa Ninchema congratulated and addressed the Councilors for accepting to serve Mother Ghana at the Local level. She charged Councilors to help in the collections […]

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 […]