Bawku Municipality is one of the nine districts and municipalities in the Upper East Region of Ghana.  It is located approximately between latitudes 11o 111 and 100 401 North and longitude 0o 181w and 0o 61 E in the north-eastern corner of the region.  The municipality has a total land area of about 1215 05 sq km.  It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso, the Republic of Togo, Bawku West District and Garu – Tempane District to the north, east, west and the south respectively

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Bawku municipality is one of the eight districts and municipalities in the Upper East Region of Ghana and has 14 interesting towns. The vegetation is mainly of the Sohel Savanna type consisting of open Savannah with fire swept grassland separating deciduous trees among which may be seen a few broad-leaved and fire-leached tree species. 

There are very attractive physical and cultural landscapes worth developing into tourist centres.  These include the Kulungungu bombsite,this is where the first President of Ghan ... more »

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Police in Bawku however say the shooting incidents are not linked to the protracted conflicts in the area.

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MCE in smockBAWKU:
Assembly institutes measures to prevent future disasters

Mr Issahaku Bukari, Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bawku, has hinted that the Assembly had put in place adequate measures to prevent the occurrence of disasters in the area.
Assembly Members want ban on Motorbike lifted

Assembly members serving in the Bawku Municipal Assembly have called on the security agencies to consider lifting the ban on motorbikes on Bawku and its environs, because of the harm and hardships of the ban on the residents.
A people’s determination to embrace peace

For a very long time the people of Bawku have suffered the consequences of conflict - criminal murders, deprivation, restrictions, orders from security personnel, poverty and its associated misery.
School projectBAWKU:
Gov’t will bring development – Minister

Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru, Upper East Regional Minister, has given the assurance that Government was determined to mobilize resources and provide the necessary leadership to ensure sustainable development. 
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