The Northern Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has met with two immediate past regents of Dagbon and other chiefs of the Dagbon Traditional Area to map out strategies to resolve the chieftaincy disputes that have arisen after the restoration of peace in the area.
Trouble appears to be rearing its head in parts of the country over the Akufo-Addo government’s attempts to infiltrate the ranks of the various traditional areas with lower chiefs perceived to be sympathetic to the New Patriotic Party (NPP), as paramount chiefs
Source: 3news. com - No funeral rites would be allowed in the Ashanti region from April 8 to 29, the Manhyia Palace has declared.
This is to pave way for the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the enstoolment of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
Source: GNA - Mr Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday called on Traditional Rulers to lead relentless and hectic crusade against filth.
Chiefs and queen-mothers, he said, could do this effectively by passing bye-laws and guidelines that would control indiscriminate disposal of waste and plastic and other materials in their localities.
Source: GNA - Nana Amprofi Appiah-Kubi V, Krontihene of Atuntumere in the Kotoku Traditional Area, has called on the Birim South District Assembly to come to the aid of Atuntumere.
Nene Tetteh Djan, Paramount Chief of Prampram, has cautioned people to desist from parading themselves as chiefs of the area as he was the only chief of the area.
Nene Djan indicated that he has been chief for Prampram for the past 21 years and a member of the National House of Chiefs for 14 years now.
He added that there was no record at the House of Chiefs that one Nii Osabu Abbey IV has been gazetted as chief in Prampram.
He gave the caution after the sprinkling of Kpokpoi, (the traditional food) at Prampram during this year's Homowo celebration.
Source: kasapafmonlone.com - Vice-President, Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, has rebuffed claims of being the brain behind the chieftaincy dispute that has rocked the people of Oguaa in the Central Region of the country.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - A new Yoruba chief has been installed at Konongo, bringing to an end a 55-year vacuum during which a community in the Asante Akim District of the Ashanti Region did not have a leader.
He is a well-known 60-year-old businessman, Alhaji Mahama Boye Bussari Alao Akanbi, who succeeds Chief Salami Aremu, who died in 1950.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - Disputing factions in the Ga chieftaincy row have been asked to exercise patience as the case, which is pending before the court, is heard.
Source: myjoyonline.com - A 44-year-old entrepreneur, Dr. Kelvin Tackie Abia has been installed Ga Mantse, top officials of the Ga kingmakers have told Joy News.
The installation was done at Ga Mashie Sunday morning. He was later outdoored at a ceremony in the palace of Ga Dzaase at Darkuman in Accra. Kingmakers conferred the stool name Tackie Teiko Tsuru II on the entrepreneur.
Source: Saaka Alhassan - Fiila FM, Tamale - The Northern Regional Minister, Alhaji Mohammed Miniru Limuna is calling on chiefs to intervene to put a stop to force or child marriages phenomenon in the region
Source: GNA - Mr Mohammed Limuna-Muniru, the Northern Regional Minister on Tuesday appealed to house of chief’s staff to support the government to foster peace in the region.
Source: adomonline.com - The Chief of Dodowa, Nene Teye Kwesi Okukurubuor Agyemang V, has cautioned against any campaign geared towards legalizing same-sex marriage in Ghana. The act is a taboo, he contended, and called on Ghanaians to completely ignore any calls for it to be accepted.
“I think the issue of same-sex marriage should not even be a topic for Ghanaians to discuss simply because it is not part of our tradition; this is a taboo and it’s against our traditions as far as Ghanaian tradition is concerned.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - The new Police Commander for the Lakeside/Ashaley Botwe District in the Greater Accra Region, ASP. Moses Osakonor has entreated the chiefs and the traditional authorities to to collaborate with the police to help curb crime and other social vices.
Source: citifmonline.com - A 13-year-old JHS pupil, Barima Kwadwo Bonsu, has been enstooled as the chief of Pakyi No 1, a town in Ashanti region.
Barima Kwadwo Bonsu of the Salvation Army in Patasi was taken through some rituals at the palace on Saturday to complete his enstoolment.
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