Kassena Nankana East District, one of the nine districts in the Upper East Region is located in the northern part of Ghana. It is bordered by the Republic of Burkina Faso, and the Bolgatanga, Bongo, Builsa, Sissala and Mamprusi West Districts. It stretches for 55 kilometres from north to south and 53 kilometres from east to west. The district capital is Navrongo.
Government is still committed to curtailing difficult access to potable water in the hinterlands, as the Kassene Nankana East Municipal Assembly has assisted the completion of 3 no. boreholes in some communities in the municipality.
Two abattoirs located at Navrongo in the Kassena Nankana East municipality have been rehabilitated by the Assembly as part of ways to upgrading them meet the desired standard devoid of any environmental health complexities.
The District Chief Executive for the Kassena Nankana East District Assembly, Emmanuel Andema has assured that the Assembly is gradually taking steps to address the educational challenges confronting some of the areas under the district.