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Gushiegu District was carved out of the then Eastern Dagomba district. It among the twenty six (26) districts in the northern region. It is located in the north-eastern part of the Northern Region. The administrative capital of the district is Gushiegu and is about 105 kilometres north-east of Tamale, the regional capital. The district shares boundaries with the East Mamprusi Districts and Bunkpurugu/yunyoo district to the north, Yendi municipal to the south, Saboba and Chereponi Districts respectively to the east and Karaga District to the west.

 chief executive's message

The District Assembly welcomes any investors coming in to take advantage of the exising investment potentials in the district. Considering their viability, investors can safely expect to earn competitively strong economic returns on their investment.

Gushiegu, the district capital, can boast of the largest cattle market in the region. Gushiegu also has one of the largest and busiest agricultural produce markets in the region, which attracts traders from Techiman, Bawku and even the neighbouring Republic of Burkina Faso. ... more »

latest news

Peasant farmers in the Gushegu District have demanded that adequate health infrastructure be put up to address the challenges of accessing health care by small-holder farmers in remote areas in the district.

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Feuding factions seal peace pact

Two combatants of the Konkomba clan involved in some skirmishes lately over chieftaincy and land related issues at Biriyamba and Yiyamba in the Gushiegu district have signed a peace pact.
Thomas Kwesi Nasah(MP)GUSHEGU:
MP plans an adhoc meeting on recent clashes

The Member of Parliament for Gushegu, Hon. Thomas Kwesi Nasah has reassured that the skirmishes that flared up days ago in the area have been normalized amidst security intervention.
Skirmishes in Gushegu is under control-DCE

The District Chief Executive[DCE] of Gushegu, Alhassan Fuseini has confirmed the existence of minor skirmishes in the Gushegu township, but insists the situation was under control.
District up in flames again in conflict over land

Fresh fighting has broken out at Yinyamba in Gushegu district in the Northern region.
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