Category Archives: Local

UDS student battles for her life in hospital after attack

 A student of the Wa campus of the University of Development Studies who was attacked Monday by unknown assailants is fighting for her life at the Wa regional hospital, reports said. The student identified as Zenab Kalid, an integrated development studies major, suffered cutlass wounds and had her purse containing an unspecified amount of money and identity cards…
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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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