The Fire Festival Bugim in the Tamale metropolitan area on Friday did not go off peacefully as planned; violence marred the celebrations. According to authorities, fifteen people sustained various degree of injuries on Friday Bugim festival (fire festival) in the northern region. Out of the fifteen, nine were treated and discharged at the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) while four others who sustained…Read more
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Four people believed to be traders fromTamale en-route to the Gushegu market in the Northern Region are feared dead after a cargo truck ran over them Sunday morning, authorities said. One person is said to be in critical condition and has been rushed to the Gushegu district hospital. According to reports, the driver of the truck was trying to…Read more
Anxious celebrants of fire festival waiting for their chief to set the tone The annual Bugim festival (fire festival ) has started in the northern region. Folklore has it that the origin of the festival dates back to the time when one king lost his dear son. As the story goes, the child went out…Read more
There was drama at the Tamale Senior High School Assembly Hall in the Sagnarigu district when some Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Northern Region had to run into the hall after the Northern Regional Minister ordered their names to be written down for absenteeism. Alhaji Mohammed-Munriu Limuna ordered the Regional Coordinating Director,…Read more
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