Category Archives: Society

Chief calls for government intervention to prevent child marriage

The chief of Dingoni, a farming community in the Tolon district, Mr Samson Nina Yakubu has called on government, paramount chiefs and family heads in the the Tolon district to support the fight against early child marriage in their communities. Their intervention, the chief observed, will add a further impetus to the fight against the…
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Middle age woman commits suicide in Tamale

A mentally deranged middle age woman has committed suicide at Nyohini a suburb of Tamale metropolis, authorities said. The woman whose name was only given as Azara was found hanging on a mango tree in front of Gbazaba hotel opposite the Tamale Sports Stadium in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Narrating the incident to…
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Yani Gushei Naa Prof Abubakar Al-Hassan laid to rest

The Yani Gushei Naa, Professor Abubakar Al-Hassan, who died on November 23rd at the Tamale Teaching Hospital at age 74, after a short illness, has been buried. Naa Al-Hassan was born in Gumbihini, a suburb of Tamale in 1942 during the Second World war. He was a member of the 1990-1992 consultative assembly that drew…
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Tamale rehabilitation center for the disabled beg for support

The Tamale Rehabilitation Centre, under the auspices of the Department of Social Welfare has called on government and benevolent organizations to come to its aid. Established in July 1962, the center's goal was to give vocational training to disabled persons in the northern region. Currently it has 25 trainees. It made the call during a visit…
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