Category Archives: Local

The state of Zabzugu-Yendi road

Categories:  Local Subheader body: The Yendi-Zabzugu road in the Northern region is in a deplorable state and continues to worsen daily. The 28 miles stretch of unpaved road has been neglected by successive governments compelling the people of Zabzugu, Tatale and its surrounding communities to put their lives at risk each time they travel on the road.…
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Police hunt for gun dealer in Tamale

Categories:  Local Subheader body: The Northern Regional Police have mounted a search for "a gun dealer" after a pistol he was selling accidentally discharged and killed a 28-year old man Saturday.   The victim, Nurudeen Shaibu, of Dohinayili in the Tamale Central constituency died on arrival at the Tamale Teaching Hospital. According to police, the supplier whose name…
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Man accidentally guns down friend in Tamale

Categories:  Local Subheader body: A young man believed to be in his 20s met his untimely death at Chagli, a suburb of Tamale on Saturday after a loaded pistol he was holding accidentally went off, eyewitnesses said. The deceased was pronounced dead at the Tamale Teaching Hospital where he was rushed, reports said.  Eye witnesses said the deceased was…
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Eastern corridor contractors in standoff with workers

Management of AG Andrade and Gutierrez Odebrecht, the two Brazilian construction firms working on Lot 6, of the North-Eastern corridor in the Northern Region have asked striking workers to call off their strike while they engage union leaders in negotiation over their salary increment issue. The workers declared a sit-down strike Wednesday after several meetings with…
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