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26-year-old man who murdered cousin and fled to Bawku arrested

The 26-year-old man who gunned down his cousin and fled to Bawku in the Upper East Region has been arrested by the police. Fuseini Nuhu...

Ban on 4 Bawku radio stations to be lifted

The Upper East Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, has given an assurance that measures are underway to lift the temporary ban on the...
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Trapped in the crossfire: Fate of PWDs in Bawku conflict

Alhassan Abugri is a 40-year-old man with visual impairment in Bawku in the Upper East Region. On a fateful day in 2023, Mr Abugri had...

Interior Ministry renews Bawku curfew

The Interior Ministry has by Executive Instrument renewed the curfew hours imposed on Bawku Municipality and its environs in the Upper East Region. The curfew...
Dr Hafiz Bin-Salih (2nd from right), Upper East Regional Minister, together with members of the delegation seated during a courtesy call on Bawku Naba, Naba Asigri Abugrago Azoka II

Military-Prison officers fracas in Bawku will not recur – Regional Minister assures

The Upper East Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin-Salih, has given an assurance that the recent fracas between some military and prison officers...

Many injured as soldiers clash with Prison officers at Bawku

The military operations team in Bawku on Wednesday afternoon clashed with the Prison Officers in the area leaving many people seriously injured....

Police foils deadly attack on Accra-bound bus in Bawku [Photos]

A police escort team in Bawku foiled what could have been a deadly attack on an Accra-bound bus carrying passengers from the...

SONA 2024: Ayariga not happy with Akufo-Addo’s address on Bawku conflict

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga has expressed dissatisfaction over President Akufo-Addo's address on the conflict in Bawku.
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Bawku conflict: Peace Council urges media houses to be decorous

Chairman of the National Peace Council, Dr Ernest Adu-Gyamfi has expressed contentment with the recent closure of some radio stations in Bawku.

SONA 2024: Akufo-Addo reacts to Bawku conflict [Video]

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed concerns regarding the expenditure incurred in resolving the Bawku conflict. He lamented...
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NMC speaks on closure of radio stations in Bawku

The National Media Commission (NMC) has set the records straight on the closure of four radio stations in Bawku of the Upper...
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MFWA react to closure of radio stations in Bawku

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has reacted to the closure four radio stations in Bawku in the Upper East region.

NCA shuts down four radio stations in Bawku

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has shut down four FM radio stations in Bawku, in the Upper East Region.

Workers of Ghana Water Company return to Bawku after security assurances

Workers of the Ghana Water Company have agreed to return to Bawku following assurances from the Regional Security Council (REGSEC).

Bawku conflict: We’re no longer safe – Upper East Regional House of Chiefs

The Upper East Regional House of Chiefs says residents are now living in fear following the recent surge in violence in the...

Gov’t reviews Bawku curfew

The Ministry of Interior has reviewed the curfew hours in the Bawku municipality to between 6:00 pm and 6:00 am. The revision takes...

Bawku conflict: Upper East REGSEC summons leaders of feuding factions

The Upper East Regional Security Council(REGSEC) has convened a meeting with leaders of the feuding factions in Bawku to address the recent...
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Bawku residents live in fear as 6 die in fresh shooting

Residents in Bawku are living in fear after a bus attack on Monday January 22 that claimed the lives of six people.

Parliament must intervene to bring peace in Bawku – Binduri MP

The Member of Parliament for Binduri, Abdulai Abanga is calling on Parliament to intervene and bring lasting peace to troubled Bawku.

Bawku: Arms for cash should not be encouraged – Gyebi Asante

The National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons believes the only way the arms can be retrieved from Bawku is for...

Silence the guns – National Chief Imam appeals for peace in Bawku

Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, spokesperson of the National Chief Imam has called for calm in Bawku in the Upper East region.

Bawku: Six killed following fresh attacks

This afternoon, at least six people are reported dead in a fresh attack in Bawku. This was after gunmen...

Stop adding fuel to the fire – Lawyer advises Ayariga on Bawku conflict

Communications team member of the Movement for Change, Lawyer Andrew Appiah Danquah, has expressed disappointment in the statement made by Bawku Central...

Bawku: Criminals capitalising on conflict to attack people and expand network – Kwesi Aning

A security consultant, Prof Kwesi Aning says the notion that the violence being orchestrated on the sidelines of the Bawku conflict is...

Bawku conflict: We must take the politics out of it – Kwesi Aning

Security consultant, Prof. Kwesi Aning is urging stakeholders working to restore peace in Bawku to ensure that the proposed solutions are free...
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Alan Kyerematen reacts to Bawku conflict

Independent presidential aspirant, Alan Kyerematen, has admonished military personnel stationed in Bawku to act professionally to ensure that no human life is...

MCE slams Ayariga over comments on Bawku conflict

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Bawku, Amadu Hamza Zanga, has slammed the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central in the...
Chairman of the National Peace Council, Rev Dr. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi

National Peace Council speaks on Bawku conflict

The National Peace Council has assured Ghanaians of its continuous commitment to address and possibly end the Bawku conflict. 

Mahama reacts to death of 3 in Bawku

Former President John Mahama says he is saddened by the news of the death of three people in Bawku amid a rise...

Bawku: GAF reacts to murder allegations

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has refuted accusations of involvement in the recent deaths of three individuals in Sabongari, Bawku.

Bawku conflict: There must be consequences for extra-judicial killings – Dafeamekpor

Member of Parliament for South Dayi, Rockson-Nelson Dafeamekpor, says there should be harsh consequences for military personnel engaged in extra-judicial killings in...

Bawku: The military apprehended and killed the young men without any reason – Ayariga

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central in the Upper East region, Mahama Ayariga, has dismissed claims that the military is...

There’s lack of political will to resolve Bawku conflict – KAIPTC lecturer

A lecturer at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping and Training Centre (KAIPTC) says there is no political will to resolve the Bawku...

Bawku Conflict: 3 deceased men engaged in gun fight with military – MCE

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Bawku, Amadu Hamza Zanga, has stated that the three young men, whom some soldiers shot, were...

Gov’t must invest in REGSEC and NGO’s to resolve Bawku conflict – Victor Doke

A lecturer at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Dr Victor Doke, has advised the government to invest in the...

Women protest against military intervention in Bawku

A group of women in the Bawku township on Friday, staged a protest, alleging brutality by military personnel against residents.

We’re working to maintain peace in Bawku – U/E Regional Minister after fresh shootings

Upper East Regional Minister, Stephen Yakubu has urged residents in Bawku to stay calm in response to fresh shootings.

3 more killed by unknown gunmen in Bawku

Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga has reported that, three more people were killed in Bawku. The...

Mahama Ayariga condemns killing of two persons in Bawku

The Member of Parliament for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, has condemned the recent shooting incident in his constituency in the Upper East...

Security high in Bawku after gunmen killed 2

Security has been heightened in the Upper East Region following a reported attack by unidentified gunmen in Bawku. The...
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