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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 »

 About Bawku Municipal

Bawku Municipal is one of the thirteen (13) districts and municipality’s 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. The administrative capital is Bawku.

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The Small Arms Commission says the only approach to getting the people of Bawku to surrender their weapons is to persuade them.

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Mamprusis plead for Damba Festival in Bawku

The leadership of the Mamprusis in the Bawku municipality has assured government and the upper East security committee of its commitment to ensure lasting peace in the area, but says the Mamprusi representatives on the inter-Ethnic peace committee would not return to the group until government had met their demand.
Bawku gun battle subsides as calm returns

Calm has returned to Bawku Saturday morning after a chaotic Friday night of intense gun battle in the municipality.
Two killed in a shooting incident

At least two people have lost their lives and several others injured in a bloody shooting incident that occured at Patelmeh in Bawku in the Upper East region.
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Security Council to meet after shooting leaves two dead

Security Council in Bawku, in the Upper East Region, will be meeting Tuesday to look into a shooting incident in the town that left two dead and one in critical condition.
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