Category Archives: Local

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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Celebration of fire festival underway in the Northern Region

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…
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3 Tamale residents arrested for snatching a car

Three residents of Tamale were arrested Friday for stealing a car, authorities said. The three suspects, Abdul Sallam, 35 unemployed, Adam Sagri, 44, a taxi driver and Dana Steven Nindo were busted upon a tip off at Gushie for snatching a punto ELX taxi with registration number NR 273-14 from the driver with a knife. The complainant Eric…
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Sagnarigu Chief charges assembly members to be serious

The Paramount Chief of Sagnarigu Traditional Area and former Ghana's ambassador to Senegal in the Atta Mills’ administration, Naa Yakubu Abdulai has called on the newly elected assembly and unit committee members in the Sagnarigu district to take their responsibilities seriously . The chief made the call during the inauguration of assembly members of the Sagnarigu district. According…
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