President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor, John Dramani Mahama, have congratulated Yo-Na Abubakari Mahama, who is the new Ya-Naa-elect for the Dagbon Traditional Area.
The final funeral rites of Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani II ended peacefully at the forecourt of the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi yesterday. The ceremony was preceded by some sacrifices and almsgiving (Sara malbu).
“They are killing, children are running…animals have been destroyed”, a distressed resident lost his composure and concentration in finishing of his sentences.
Regent of Dagbon Kampakuya-Naa Andani Yakubu Abdulai has raised a litany of concerns with the mediation process to bring peace to Dagbon.
The Chiefs and Elders of Buem Traditional in the Volta Region have called on all indigenous to vote massively for the proposed Oti Region.
Traditional elders in Drobo are accusing the Brong Ahafo Region Police of misrepresenting the facts that led to Wednesday's killings.
The death toll following Wednesday’s attack on some youth of Japekrom in the Brong Ahafo Region, has risen to four.
The Ngleshie Alata Traditional area is set to embark on a massive educational and industrial program to transform the James Town community.
The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has commended the President for ensuring that every child receives a minimum of Senior High School education.
Some 24 hours after a rare visit to Okyenhene, the Asante king is at the Jubilee House, for his first visit since Nana Akufo-Addo became president.
President Nana Akufo-Addo, says the new generation of Ghanaian historians and writers have a special responsibility to continue with the work of the late, great historian, Prof. Albert Adu Boahen and his epigones.
Officials at the Ofori Panin-fie, the Palace of Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin, in Kyebi have dismissed reports suggesting 500 houses are to be demolished to make way for the expansion of the palace.
Overlord of Apremdo in the Ahanta traditional area Nana Egya Kwamina XI in Western Region, has petitioned the Ahanta traditional council to investigate persons he has described as trouble makers in the area.
A historic peace pipe has been smoked at the Akyem Kotoku Traditional area ending decades of chieftaincy dispute in the area.
After numerous failed attempts the Ekumfi Traditional Council has enthroned Nana Akyin VIII as their paramount chief at a colourful durbar over the weekend.
President Akufo-Addo has urged leaders of Manso Amenfi, Amenfi West, Amenfi East, Amenfi Central and Aowin districts to protect the peaceful coexistence amongst them despite calls for separation from the existing administation.
Traditional authorities in Mo, in the Brong Ahafo say their installation of Sampson Adre as the Paramount chief for the area was accorded with due process.
Joy News is reliably informed President Akufo-Addo travelled to Kumasi on Monday night to meet with the Asantehene over reports that members of his government are seeking to denigrate his stool.
A planned coronation of a paramount chief for Botoku in the North Dayi District in the Volta Region is generating tension as two factions lay claim to the title.
President Akuffo-Addo has urged the Chiefs and people of the Ngleshie Alata traditional area to work together in peace and harmony so as to give Oblempong Nii Kojo Ababio V, a peaceful and befitting burial.
Chiefs in the Chereponi District of the Northern say although they welcome the creation of new regions by the government, they will resist any attempt to add them to the North East Region.
Government’s inability to prosecute the people who murdered Dagbon Overlord, Ya-Na Yakubu Andani II, has been blamed for the “culture of impunity and recklessness” in the Northern Region.
Residents in the bustling commercial city of Sekondi in the Western region are unhappy that a 15-year old vacancy for a paramount chief has still not been filled.
Nana Kobena Nketia IV said the fulfilment of the campaign promise will create thousands of jobs and speed up development in the Western Region.
Gyaasehene of Seikwa Traditional Area in the Tain District, Nana Kwadwo Tando Naase, was on Thursday evening shot dead by an unknown person in his living room at Seikwa.
The Minister for Regional Re-organization and Development Daniel Kweku Botwe has called on the Akuapem Traditional Council to quickly resolve the chieftaincy problem surrounding the enstoolment of a new Akuapemhene to succeed the late Nana Addo Dankwa.
The Chief of Nakpanduri has promised to be a peace ambassador when peace is finally realised in conflict-prone Nakpanduri.
Residents of Gbetsile near Michel camp in the Kpone-Katamanso District of the Greater Accra Region, have been advised to regularize their land lease agreements with the Gbetsile Stool Lands Secretariat or have themselves to blame.
The Kumasi High Court has reinstated the overlord of the Awiaso-Nzema traditional area, Awulae Kaku Ackah III into the National House of Chiefs.
The Greater Accra Regional Security Council (REGSEC) says it will crack the whip on anyone who tries to take advantage of the Ga chieftaincy crisis to foment dissension.
A claimant to the Ga stool has cautioned Greater Accra Regional Minister, Ishmael Nii Ashitey to desist from interfering in their chieftaincy crisis.
Ga Dangme youth say the installation of a new chief for the Ga State is unlawful but has urged calm.
The family of Naa Andani Dasana has accused the Northern Regional Minister and Defence Minister of meddling in the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute.
One of the factions in the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute has defied a directive from REGSEC asking it not to enskin a new regent following the burial of Nakpaa Naa Salifu Dawuni.
Ghana International Bank apologises to Asantehene, saying it erred with some claims it made against the King before a London employment tribunal.
The remains of NaKpaa-Naa Salifu Dawuni arrive in Bimbilla for burial, but the Minority is warning of possible clashes if the situation is not properly handled.
The Paramount Chief of the Lawra Traditional Area has assured the President the Lawra parliamentary seat will be preserved for the NPP for generations to come.
The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Kofi Dzamesi, has assured the National House of Chiefs of the government’s plans to pay all gazetted Chiefs in the country allowances before the end of the first term of the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration.
The President has called on chiefs from the Northern region to speedily settle all chieftaincy, land and ethnic disputes to accelerate the development and progress of the area.
The government’s one district, one factory project has been boosted with a land donation- 5,000 acres- at Aburi in the Eastern Region.
Some queen mothers in the Central region are calling on knowledgeable and experienced persons to be elected as assembly members in order to hold the various assemblies accountable.
The Osu Traditional Council has launched the 2017 Homowo festival with a focus on education to secure good future.
The newly installed Kwahuman Hene, Daasebre Akuamoah Agyepong II, has called on the people of Kwahu Traditional Area to join forces and unite to enable them to develop the area.
The Sagnarigu Paramount chief has expressed “absolute” confidence in President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to resolving the protracted Dagbon crisis.
The installation of former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Professor Agyemang Badu Akosa as chief of Kwahu-Abene last Friday was illegal, a chief has claimed.
The Stop Galamsey Operation Taskforce in Dunkwa in the Central Region has destroyed 19 machines used by galamsey operators.
The Paramount Chief of Dormaa Traditional Area in the Brong Ahafo Region says he did not endorse then President John Mahama despite singing his praises in 2016.
At least seven Paramount Chiefs in the Western Region have opposed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo's nominee for Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Gas Company.
Bimbilla Regent, Yakubu Andani Dasana, has berated the Northern Regional House of Chiefs for its silence on the recent clashes in the area.
Interior minister, Ambrose Dery says government would not interfere with the Bimbilla chieftaincy dispute, which has led to a conflict in the Northern Regional town.
The National House of Chiefs has assured the President of their support citing his many pronouncements and actions since his assumption of office are very reassuring.
The Manhyia Palace would hold a brief ceremony on Thursday to officially announce 83-year-old elder sister to Otumfour as the 14th Asantehemaa of Ashanti kingdom.