War Dancers at Golbo Festival
The district is blessed with rich cultural festivals such as Golbo, Daa, Tenlebgre and Tingan; which are laden with traditional rites and rituals which attract tourist from all over the world.
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Talensi District gets gov’t’s warehouse project
The chief of Pusu-Namongo in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region has released a 6-acre land to the district assembly for the construction of a modern warehouse under government’s warehouse project.
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Vice President Mourns With Flood Victims' Families
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has, on behalf of Government, handed over assorted emergency relief items to the victims of flooding in some communities in the Upper East and West regions.
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  The Head of Service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur paid a working visit to the Talensi District Assembly on Wednesday May 5, 2021. He was met on arrival by the District Chief Executive Christopher Boatbil, the Co-ordinating Director, Mr. Clifford Atanga and some Heads of Departments. He made mention of professionalism as key in the growth and development of every organization in his speech. He encouraged those who were not up to speed in terms of job performance to measure up and improve upon their performance. He appreciated staff for the demonstration of hard work and team spirit to the development of the Local Government Service. He also praised the District Chief Executive, District Co-ordinating Director and Heads of units for their professionalism which he believed was the primary factor that encouraged the entire staff to give off their best. At the open forum session, staff expressed their profound gratitude to the Head of Service and other colleagues for their visit. Other issues considered critical for the progress of the office was also deliberated upon.

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The affairs of the District Assembly are managed through a department referred to as the Central Administration and headed by the District Chief Executive (DCE).


The District Directorate of Education is working towards providing the opportunity for all children of school going age to have access to equitable and quality educations.


The Finance Department leads in the management and use of financial resources to achieve value for money.


The District Health Management Team, working in line with the government's’ policy on health, has the responsibility of ensuring that there is adequate access to quality health care in the District.

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2012 Established
838.4 KM Square
101,505 Total Population