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Hajj board deploys 55 security personnel to protect pilgrims in Saudi

  The 55 comprising soldiers, fire service personnel and officers from the Ghana police service are expected to prevent infiltration of the Ghanaian delegation by other foreign nationals at Minnah where millions of people converge. Ghana hajj board said the deployment was to avert previous years' experiences where foreigners invaded or intruded into the Ghanaian…
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Ghana Hajj Board deploys 55 security personnel to protect pilgrims

The Government of Ghana  has deployed 55 security personnel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to assist Ghana pilgrims. The 55 comprising soldiers, fire service personnel and the officers from the Ghana police service are expected to prevent infiltration of other foreign nationals at Minnah where millions of people converge in a very small place.…
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435 pilgrims leave Tamale for this year’s Hajj

  The first batch of this year’s pilgrims,numbering 435 has left the Tamale international airport aboard a Saudi airline Flynas, flying airbus A330. It took off at about 2:31 pm and is believed to  land Medina  in about six hours. The second flight was expected to take off at about 1:pm with 237 pilgrims. In…
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Northern region population to hit 7million by 2040

    The population of the northern region is expected to hit 7 million by 2040 based on the current growth rate of 2.9 percent which is fastest than the national figure of 2.4 percent, the Ghana National Population Council has said. The region has a total population of 2,468,557 comprising 1,229,887 males, 1,249,574 females…
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