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Four dead in Walewale after canoe capsized in the White Volta

Four farmers from Wungu, a farming community in the West Mamprusi district of the northern region have been confirmed dead by the police after their canoe capsized in the White Volta. The four, the police said, were returning from their farms on Saturday, September 16/9/17 at about 10:30 a,m. The chief of Wungu reported the…
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Zaa Organizes “Simpa” Dance Competition

By Lillian Walter: The Simpa Dance, which is known for its emotional expression and education was discovered in 1948, according to Dagbon historians. Dagombas┬áregard dancing as a form of emotional expression, social interaction, a spiritual performance or even a physical exercise that aids them articulate or illustrate ideas or tell a story. In most cases,…
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Youth leaders condemn excessive noise during floats in the streets of Tamale

Youth leaders (Zaachis) in Dagbon have kicked against floats and the excessive noise made by fans of two popular musicians, Maccacio and Fancy Gadam, in the metropolis. The Zaachis have vowed to liaise with the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly to instill discipline in the city. Their decision follows the nearly three hours traffic jam caused by…
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