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The Sawla-Tuna- Kalba District was carved out of the then Bole District in 2004. Indeed, the District was one of the twenty-eight (28) districts created in that year 2004. As one of the twenty (26) districts in the Northern Region, the district is located in the western part of the Northern Region, between latitudes 8 40o and 9 40 o North and longitudes 1 o 50 and 2 o 45 o West.
The District shares common boundaries with Wa West District, Wa Municipal and Wa East to the North, Bole District to the South, West Gonja District to the East and La Cote d’Ivoire to the West. It has a total land area of about 4,601 square kilometers out of the total area of 74,984 kilometers of the Northern Region, representing six point fourteen percent (6.14%) of the total land mass of the Northern Region. Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District administrative capital Sawla is about 210 kilometers North West of Tamale, the Regional capital in the Republic of Ghana.

 


 chief executive's message

Our main goal of Sawla –Tuna- Kalba District is to achieve accelerated and sustainable-shared growth, poverty reduction and promotion and empowerment of the vulnerable and excluded within a decentralized democratic environment.

For the tourism industry is to be promoted and developed, we are  making it essential for the District Assembly to create the necessary enabling environment for Private/NGO participation.

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latest news

Inhabitants of Kunfusi, a suburb of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district in the Northern region are awaiting the successful completion of a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre to enable ease their stress in accessing primary healthcare services.

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Some chiefsSAWLA:
Collaborate with traditional rulers to promote devít-PM tells

“Rapid and expansive development in most communities is highly achieved with a strong collaboration between MMDAs and Traditional rulers”, Mr. Simon Belembe, the Presiding Member for Sawla-Tuna-Kalba has revealed.
Completed quartersSAWLA:
Construction of PWD quarters underway

The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district assembly is stepping up efforts in the provision of more housing facilities to ease the social burden of residents and improve the accommodation situation in the district.
Road constructionSAWLA:
Reshaping of feeder roads;3 accomplished,1 in progress

Several roads left unattended for some period now in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district have recently received some facelift as part of ways to improve the road network in the district.
DamSAWLA:
Rehabilitation of dug-outs completed for four areas

The difficulty of getting sustainable water to power agric related activities in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district will largely be mitigated as rehabilitation of some dug-outs for five communities have been completed.
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