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Garu is a small town and is the capital of Garu-Tempane district, a district in the Upper East Region of north Ghana.
Garu Presbyterian Agricultural Station was established in 1967 by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) and is working to improve the living standards of the people in the area.
The Upper East Region is located in north Ghana and is the second smallest of 10 now 16 administrative regions in Ghana, occupying a total land surface of 8,842 square kilometers or 2.7 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. The Upper East regional capital is Bolgatanga, sometimes referred to as Bolga. Other major towns in the region include Navrongo, Paga, Bawku and Zebilla.
Aburi is a town in the Akuapim South Municipal District of the Eastern Region of south Ghana famous for the Aburi Botanical Gardens and the Odwira festival. Aburi has a population of 18,701 people as of 2013.
The Eastern Region is located in south Ghana and is one of the sixteen administrative regions of Ghana. Eastern region is bordered to the east by the Lake Volta, to the north by Bono East Region and Ashanti region, to the west by Ashanti region, to the south by Central region and Greater Accra Region. Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of Eastern region and Akan, Ewe, Krobo, Hausa and English are the main spoken languages. The capital town of Eastern Region is Koforidua.The Eastern region is the location of the Akosombo dam and the economy of the Eastern region is dominated by its high-capacity electricity generation. Eastern region covers an area of 19,323 square kilometres, which is about 8.1% of Ghana's total landform.
The Bolgatanga Municipal District is one of the 15 districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is the town Bolgatanga, which also serves as the capital of the Upper East Region.
The East Mamprusi Municipal Assembly is one of the six Municipal and District Assemblies in the North East Region of north Ghana. The Municipal capital is Gambaga and also the proposed regional capital.
The Bawku Municipality with its administrative capital located at Bawku is one of the 13 MMDAs in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The Municipality was upgraded from the then Bawku District Assembly, through the Local Government (Establishment) Instrument, 1989 .The population of Bawku Municipal, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 98,538 representing 9.4 percent of the Upper East region‟s total population. Males constitute 48.0 percent and females represent 52.0 percent. 36.4 percent of the population is rural and 63.6 percent is urban. It shares boundaries with Pusiga District to the North, Binduri District to the South, Garu-Tempane District to the East and Bawku West to the West
The Garu District is one of the fifteen districts in the Upper East Region of north Ghana. The capital is Garu.
Cletus Apul Avoka is a lawyer, Ghanaian politician and member of the Parliament of Ghana representing the Zebilla East Constituency in the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Garu - Tempane is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Garu - Tempane is located in the Garu-Tempane district of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Binduri is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. Binduri was part of in the Bawku Municipal district of the Upper East Region of Ghana but has since June 2012 become a full district.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is a Ghanaian government body established in 1996 as part of the Health Sector Reform of Ghana. The Health Service is under the Ministry of Health. The Health service primarily administrates the health services provided by the government and in implementing government policies on healthcare.
Ga East Municipal District is one of the twenty-nine districts in Greater Accra Region, Ghana. Originally it was formerly part of the then-larger Ga District in 1988, until part of the district was split off to create Ga East District in 2004; thus the remaining original part was renamed as Ga West District. It was later upgraded to municipal district assembly status on 29 February 2008. Another part of the district was split off to become the La Nkwantanang Madina Municipal District on 28 June 2012. The municipality is located in the western part of Greater Accra Region and has Abokobi as its capital town.
The Presbyterian Church of Ghana is a mainline Protestant church in Ghana. The oldest continuously existing established Christian church in Ghana, it was started by the Basel missionaries on 18 December, 1828. The missionaries had been trained in Germany and Switzerland and arrived on the Gold Coast to spread Christianity. The work of the mission became stronger when Moravian missionaries from the West Indies arrived in the country in 1843. In 1848, the church set up a seminary, now named the Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong, for the training of church workers to help in the missionary work. The Ga and Twi languages were added as part of the doctrinal text used in the training of the seminarians. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Presbyterian church had its missions concentrated in the southeastern parts of the Gold Coast and the peri-urban Akan hinterland. By the mid-20th century, the church had expanded and founded churches among the Asante people who lived in the middle belt of Ghana as well as the northern territories by the 1940s. The Basel missionaries left the Gold Coast during the First World War in 1917. The work of the Presbyterian church was continued by missionaries from the Church of Scotland, the mother church of the worldwide orthodox or mainstream Presbyterian denomination. The official newspaper of the church is the Christian Messenger, established by the Basel Mission in 1883. The denomination's Presbyterian sister church is the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana.
Tempane is a town in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The town is known for the Garu Tempane Secondary School. The school is a second cycle institution.
Bimbilla is the capital town of Nanumba North District, a district in the Northern Region of Ghana, located in the East of the region, and is near the Oti River.
Belingogo is a small community in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region of Ghana which forms one of the nine districts in the region.The District is located in the South Eastern corner of the Upper East Region of the Republic of Ghana and shares boundaries with, Bawku Municipal to the North, Binduri to the North West, Pusiga District to North East, East Mamprusi District to the South West, Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District to South East, Bawku West District to the West and the Republic of Togo to the East. It covers an area of 1,230 Km2. It lies on approximately latitude 10o38'N and11oN and longitude 0o 06' E and 0o 23l E. The administrative capital is Garu.
Joseph Kojo Akudibila is a Ghanaian diplomat and an independent candidate. He is currently Ghana's ambassador to the Vatican.
Garu is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The Garu constituency is located in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Tempane is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The Tempane constituency is located in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region of Ghana. It was created in 2012 by dividing the Garu-Tempane constituency in two.
David Adakudugu is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Sixth Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Tempane (New) Constituency in the Upper East Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.
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