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Karaga District is one of the tweenty six (26) districts in the Northern Region The District is located in the North-Eastern Northern Region, roughly between latitudes 9°30’ and 10°30’ North and longitudes 0° and 45’West. Karaga is the administrative capital. It shares boundaries with four districts in the Northern Region, West Mamprusi District and East Mamprusi District to the North, Savelugu/Nanton Municipal to the West and Gushiegu (the mother district) to the east. Karaga the district capital is 24km from Gushegu and 94km from Tamale, the Regional Capital.


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Karaga District having been carved out of the then Gushiegu/Karaga District and officially inaugurated in August, 2004.
The assembly has given prominence to infrastructure development which has been identified as an important factor for a successful and sound take-of of the assembly.

The construction of an ultra-modern office block, Assembly Hall complex and a staff accommodation, for both senior and junior officers. These are some of the visible landmarks of Karaga, the district capital.

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The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), a human rights and a social development non-governmental organization has expressed grave concern about the alarming rate of forced marriages in the Karaga District, a situation which impedes the education of the girl-child.

       

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School feedingKARAGA:
Karaga District faces teething problems of the School Feeding Programme

The Ghana School Feeding Programme is still bedevilled with numerous challenges despite years of implementation, especially in the Karaga District of the Northern Region.
Mechanised boreholeKARAGA:
CWSA/Assembly drills boreholes in 5 communities

The Karaga District Assembly has partnered the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) to provide certain five communities with borehole facilities.
Power StationKARAGA:
Works underway to connect 5 areas to national grid

Government through the Karaga District Assembly is working seriously to get a minimum of 5 additional communities connected to the national grid.
Classroom block(ongoing)KARAGA:
New classroom block projects reach advance stages

Some school projects ongoing concurrently in two communities in the Karaga district have both reached advance stages of works.
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