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CULTURE

The History Of The Goja

The Gonja are a Guan people who have been influenced by Dagbon, Akan, Mande and Hausa people. With the fall of the Songhai Empire, the Mande Ngbanya clan moved south, crossing the Black Volta and founding a city at Yagbum. The Gonja kingdom was originally divided into sections overseen by male siblings of Sumaila Ndewura Jakpa including their children and grandchildren.

  2 months ago ago
The History Of The Goja

CULTURE

The Ethnic Group That came to Settle Ghana First

The Guan people are an ethnic group found almost in all parts of Ghana, including the Nkonya tribe, the Gonja, Anum, Larteh, Nawuri and Ntsumburu. They primarily speak the Guan languages of the Niger-Congo language family. They make up 3.7% of the population of Ghana.

  4 months ago ago
The Ethnic Group That came to Settle Ghana First

POLITICS

Gonjas and Mamprusis in a tensed face-off, more police officers deployed

A tensed face-off between the Gonjas and the Mamprusis at Lukula, a farming community in the North Gonja District of the North East Region, highlighting the ethnic fault lines, has sent the security agencies scrambling to prevent the situation from exploding into a bloody confrontation. At the heart of the latest stand-off is the rejection of a newly installed chief by the local population – the Mamprusi.

  7 months ago ago
Gonjas and Mamprusis in a tensed face-off, more police officers deployed

ENTERTAINMENT

There are Gonjas in Upper West Region, Check Where they are

Gonjas mostly based in the Savannah Region have been play mates of Sissala and Gurushis for a long time, they intermarry. There are several Gonjas that have settled in the Upper West Region for a very long time, this is where to locate a Gonja brother in Upper West Region after they had migrated to tour the area and also to farm.

  2 months ago ago
There are Gonjas in Upper West Region, Check Where they are

LIFESTYLE

GonjaLand Youth Association Holds 2022 Annual Congress at Daboya

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option The 2022 edition of the Gonjaland Youth Association Congress has been held at Doboya on Saturday March 26th, 2022, with a massive attendance by Chiefs, Queen mothers, Islamic leaders, traditional leaders, sons and daughters of the Gonja land.

  3 months ago ago
GonjaLand Youth Association Holds 2022 Annual Congress at Daboya

POLITICS

Lawyer Samuel Abu Jinapor Calls For Unity Among Gonjas In Savannah Region

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option Lands and Natural Resources Minister and Member of Parliament for Damongo Constituency Hon. Abu Jinapor has pleaded with Gonjas to develop the attitude of love for one another. He told them to always preach unity in their various communities.

  3 months ago ago
Lawyer Samuel Abu Jinapor Calls For Unity Among Gonjas In Savannah Region

POLITICS

Dagombas Have to be Careful of Politicians Who Engage in Tribal Politics

Allah Almighty in HIS infinite wisdom created man into tribes and nations for the sole purpose of identification. We owe it a duty to defend our tribal or ethnic Identity. But not to the extent of crashing the heads of different ethnic groupings. History tells us that as Northerners, we are stronger together and what unites us is bigger than what should divide us.

  9 months ago ago
Dagombas Have to be Careful of Politicians Who Engage in Tribal Politics

EDUCATION

GES to organise important workshop for staff from Monday, 13th September, 2021 to 1st October, 2021

The medium of instruction in Kindergarten and Lower Primary schools across the country is Ghanaian Language. That is, one language among Twi, Dagbani, Ga, Ewe, Gonja and Nzema would be used by the teachers depending on the region and location of the school. The Ghana Education Service has taken steps to ensure that our early grade pupils or learners would be able to translate from Ghanaian Language ( L1) to English Language ( L2) with relative ease.

  10 months ago ago
GES to organise important workshop for staff from Monday, 13th September, 2021 to 1st October, 2021

ENVIRONMENT

Calm Returns to North Gonja after Gonjas And Mamprusis Clashed Over Royalties

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option Calm has returned to the village of Lukula in the North Gonja District of the Savannah Region after disturbances over who has the right to take royalties from Fulanis in the area. The Savannah Regional Minister and Chairman for the Regional Security Committee (REGSEC), Mr Muhazu Saeed Jibril in an interview said, life has returned to normalcy at the farming community of Lukula following the deployment of security to the area.

  7 months ago ago
Calm Returns to North Gonja after Gonjas And Mamprusis Clashed Over Royalties

TRAVEL

Damango, the Savannah region of Ghana.

Damango is located in the Savannah region which was created by Constitutional Instrument one hundred and fifteen of 2019. It is the town capital in the West Gonja Municipal. Damango is governed traditionally by the overlord of the Gonja Kingdom, the "Yagbonwura". It has some very important tourist sites there too.

  7 months ago ago
Damango, the Savannah region of Ghana.

SOCIETY

S/R: North Gonja DCE Hands Over Office and Accommodation Facilities to Five State Institutions

Some State Department and Agencies in the North Gonja District of the Savanna Region which hitherto did not have office and accommodation facilities to enable the effective discharge of their mandate will now heave a sigh of relief as the challenge has now been resolved following the provision of such facilities.

  5 months ago ago
S/R: North Gonja DCE Hands Over Office and Accommodation Facilities to Five State Institutions

SOCIETY

We Shall Protect Every Piece of our Land- Gonja Youth

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option The Gonjaland Youth Association (GLYA) have expressed their commitment to protecting every piece of Gonjaland bequeathed to them by their ancestors and the great Warrior and Founder of the Gonja Kingdom, Sumaila Ndewura Jakpa.

  7 months ago ago
We Shall Protect Every Piece of our Land- Gonja Youth

ENTERTAINMENT

Fancy Gadam Makes Wild Revelation Which Sends Social Media Buzzing, Check Out Details

Ghanaian afropop, dancehall, and reggae musical artiste Mujahid Ahmed Bello known by his stage name Fancy Gadam shares a great news with his fans concerning about his new wife to be. He paid a visit to the His Royal Highness, the King of Buipe in the Northern Region.

  9 months ago ago
Fancy Gadam Makes Wild Revelation Which Sends Social Media Buzzing, Check Out Details

ENVIRONMENT

Minister For Lands And Natural Resources Commended For His Boldness To Fight Environmental Menace

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option The Paramount Chief of the Bole Traditional Area, Bolewura Sarfo KutugeFeso (l ), has commended the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, for his boldness and determination to save the environment and reverse the deterioration.

  8 months ago ago
Minister For Lands And Natural Resources Commended For His Boldness To Fight Environmental Menace

EDUCATION

Chief Eliasu Yahaya "Kanyiti" central regional Gonja chief Paid a visit to leadership of "NAGS-UEW"

The Central regional Gonja Chief paid a tour visit to the leadership of National Association of Gonjaland Students (NAGS) UEW Chapter on Tuesday 10th August 2021. The Gonja Chief of Central region Chief Eliasu Yahaya "Kanyiti" with the support of the Gonja Chief of Ofankor, Chief Ibrahim Mohammed "Nungbanso" as part of their central regional tour, made a whistle stop at Winneba on Tuesday 10th August, 2021 to check on the Gonjaland students on University of Education,Winneba campus.

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Chief Eliasu Yahaya

HEALTH

MSMEs in North East Gonja never profited from COVID-19 help - Report

It has been uncovered that not a solitary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) in the North East Gonja District in the Savannah Region profited from the public authority's alleviation bundles carried out to relieve the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has likewise been uncovered that region specialist organizations were not very much informed on the public authority's COVID-19 help bundles to teach the recipients while the qualification prerequisites for getting to the bundles were not totally obvious to possible recipients.

  5 months ago ago
MSMEs in North East Gonja never profited from COVID-19 help - Report

SOCIETY

Accused wizard narrowly escapes death.

Accused wizard narrowly escapes death. A 55 year old by name, Issahaku Mahamadu in the Gonja community of the Savannah Region escaped lynching by an angry mob after he was accused of being a wizard. According to the eyewitnesses report, the victim was attacked in his home on Sunday morning and was beaten and tortured for hours.

  4 months ago ago
Accused wizard narrowly escapes death.

SOCIETY

Another Police Officer Loses Her Life But This Time To Homicide- Ghana Police Service Reports

It is very unfortunate that another Ghanaian Police officer loses her life in Damango in the Savannah Region. The Ghanaian Police Service on the 2nd August, 2021 took to one of their popular social media and revealed how the incident happened and what they are currently doing to get to the root of the whole crime.

  11 months ago ago
Another Police Officer Loses Her Life But This Time To Homicide- Ghana Police Service Reports

LIFESTYLE

How Damba Festival Is Celebrated

The Damba festival is categorized into three main festivals, namely: Somo Damba, Naa Damba and Belkusi Damba. It is celebrated under the lunar calendar by the people of Dagbon, Mamprugu, Gonja and Nanumba of Nothern Region. The significance of the festival is to commemorate the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed(SAW).But the actual content of the celebration is a glorification of the chieftaincy.

  8 months ago ago
How Damba Festival Is Celebrated

POLITICS

John Dramani Mahama Tours The Savannah Region With A Clear Message -Check Out What He Said

Before you proceed with this article kindly follow me by clicking on the follow Option Former president and Presidential candidate for the NDC in the 2020 general elections, John Mahama said, the 67% scored by the party from his home Region is as a result of disunity.

  10 months ago ago
John Dramani Mahama Tours The Savannah Region With A Clear Message -Check Out What He Said