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Anthrax vaccine shortage hits Bolgatanga Municipal

Anthrax vaccine shortage

By Peter Agengre The Bolgatanga municipal veterinary officer, Mr. Ransford Okornor, has disclosed that they have exhausted the 11,320 vaccines received three weeks ago. He said a mass vaccination exercise has since been carried out in the municipality to vaccinate ruminants against the anthrax outbreak.  According to Mr. Okornor, “Only 11,320 out of the 50,000 […]

Government will protect incomes and pensions of workers- President Akufo-Addo

Government will protect incomes and pensions of workers- President Akufo-Addo

By Jennifer Frimpong Wiredu The President of the Republic of Ghana says the government will protect working incomes and pensions. He said this in his address to workers during the commemoration of the National May Day in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region of Ghana. According to President Akufo-Addo, the Debt Exchange Programme is critical […]

54 Ministers will be enough for 51 million people – Kwabena Agyei Agyepong

By: Peter Agengre A flagbearer hopeful of the New Patriotic Party, NPP, Mr. Kwabena Agyei Agyepong says he is capable of operating a smooth government with fewer ministers. According to him, the current number of ministers in the Akufo-Addo government is far too much and is having a toll on the economy. He says with […]

Bolgatanga Regional Hospital appeals for establishment of Hemodialysis Centre

By: Peter Agengre Management of the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital in the Upper East Region, has appealed to philanthropists and corporate bodies to help establish a hemodialysis centre at the facility. The Authorities say the dialysis facility will facilitate the management and treatment of kidney related ailments. The Upper East Regional Hospital is a major referral […]

Furniture for Basic Schools in Bolgatanga

By: Emmanuel Akayeti An initiative instituted by the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, Rex Asanga, dubbed ‘Special Programme’ in collaboration with Professor David Millar, of Millar Institute of Transdisciplinary Development Studies (MITDS) has began. ‘Special Programme’ seeks to continuously support education in the Municipality by the widow’s mite of citizens who think likewise. For a start, […]

Shippers’ Authority visits basket weavers in Bolgatanga

Shippers’ Authority visits basket weavers in Bolgatanga

The Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has visited two (2) exporters of basket at the Nyariga Community Craft Center at Bolgatanga in the Upper East region as part of its regular shipper outreach exercise. The export companies visited were Blessing Baskets Ltd and Jonia Creations Co. Ltd. The visit afforded the GSA the opportunity to interact […]

Motorbike transportation in Bolgatanga becoming costly

Motorbike transportation in Bolgatanga becoming costly

By Peter Agengre Motorbikes are increasingly becoming a common and a major means of transport in rural areas. However, to own a motorbike, one needs to spend more money due to the increasing cost of transportation.   GBC News visited some motorbike shops in Bolgatanga and reports that in the wake of the unsatisfactory state […]

Arms dealer arrested in Bolga

police Arms dealer

The Bolgatanga Divisional Command has arrested a suspected illegal arms dealer, Clifford Dinka. He was arrested on Wednesday,11th May 2022 on the Bolgatanga Highway while trying to sell arms to a customer. According to a statement signed by the Upper East RegionalPolice Public Affairs Officer, ASP David Fianko-Okyere, a combined Motorbike and Vehicle Patrol Team […]