Category Archives: Local

One person arrested in connection with Monday’s attack on SDA hospital

One person has been arrested in connection with the attack on the Seventh Day Adventist Church hospital in Tamale which occurred Monday 26, 2015. Amin Yakubu, 26, was among five young men suspected of attacking the SDA hospital without any provocation and vandalized properties in various units at the facility. The incident occurred at about 9:30p.m. when the young men went…
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Fire(Bugim)Festival marred by violence;15 injured, 4 in serious condition

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…
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Four dead on Gushegu road after truck runs over them during an armed robbery

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…
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