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.
Police in the Upper East Region are on a manhunt for an unidentified person who reportedly opened fire on a group of people near Gingande in Bawku last night.
BAWKU: 4 shot; 5 arrested over mosque The Bawku Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Kaletsi Tefutor, told Starr News the clash erupted after a dispute over a planned renovation of a private mosque by one Mallam Abubakar.