Tag Archives: Tamale

Yendi Police arrests two suspected armed robbers


The Yendi Police have arrested two suspected armed robbers near Puriya and Sang on the Tamale – Yendi road. The two are Sadique Abdulai and Sadat Mohammed. The Yendi Divisional Police Commander, ACP Jonathan Adams Godoe, who briefed the media at Yendi said about 01:00 hours on Tuesday September 12, they had information that some armed men were operating at Puriya, a ...

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NDC lost for Ghanaians to see NPP’s deception – Mahama

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Former President John Mahama has consoled members of his party –the National Democratic Congress (NDC) over their humiliating defeat in the 2016 general elections. According to him, it was good the party lost so Ghanaians could “feel the deceptive nature of the…NPP.” “It is not for nothing that God asked us to step aside, if God hadn’t let us step ...

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NDC unity health walk held in Tamale [Photos]


The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has today [Saturday] kick started its agenda 2020 campaign strategy in Tamale with a mammoth health walk christened, “Unity wins.” Thousands of NDC loyalists and sympathizers of the party participated in the event led by former President John Dramani Mahama. The event was also to indicate that the NDC was more united and poised ...

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Hajj 2017: First batch finally leaves Ghana


The first batch of Ghanaian Pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj pilgrimage have finally left the Tamale Airport for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Four hundred and thirty out of 506 were airlifted to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Friday after the first flight scheduled for Thursday August 10 failed. Background Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia under whose supervision ...

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Stranded Hajj pilgrims at the mercy of thieves – Suyuhini

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The Member of Parliament for the Tamale North constituency in the Northern Region, Alhassan Suhuyini has complained about conditions Muslims pilgrims in that part of the country are experiencing ahead of the journey to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj. According to him, there have been some robbery cases reported by the pilgrims at their camp at ...

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Hajj Pilgrims stranded at Tamale

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The pilgrimage by first batch of Ghanaian Hajj Pilgrims is hanging in the balance because their scheduled flight for 8:30 pm Thursday August 10 has failed. The over 500 pilgrims are stranded at the Tamale Sports Stadium where the Tamale Hajj Village is relocated. The Northern Regional Coordinating Council in an attempt to persuade the angry Pilgrims at 12 midnight ...

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Tamale in darkness as residents attack NEDCO staff


Several communities in the Tamale metropolis are likely to be in total darkness for a very longtime. This follows attacks on some workers of the Northern Electricity Company (NEDCO) by some angry residents of Dohanayili, a suburb of Tamale, in the Northern Region. Today learnt that workers of NEDCO went round in the community to check on houses that had engaged ...

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We need UCC Tamale campus – Distance Education students 


Leaders of the Northern Regional chapter of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Distance Education Students Association of Ghana (DESAG) are unhappy about the university authority’s delay in establishing its campus in Tamale. This, according to the DESAG leadership is making the UCC distance education system unattractive to prospective applicants and continuing students in Northern Ghana. The association’s President, Ziblim ...

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Angry petty traders in Tamale assault sub-chief


Some angry petty traders largely second hand cloth dealers affected by the ongoing Tamale Metropolitan Assembly’s decongestion exercise have reportedly assaulted the assembly’s local Task Force leader, Dakpema Dema-Naa, Mohammed Hafiz Choggu. Eyewitness narrated that he led a group of armed military personnel to the periphery of the Tamale Jubilee Park and sacked some evicted petty traders who displayed their ...

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TMA begins decongestion exercise in Tamale


The Tamale Metropolitan Security Task Force led by the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Iddrisu Musah Superior today [Monday] kick-started the first phase of a major decongestion exercise within the Tamale Business City. This followed three months of non-stop notifications in the media especially on the airwaves of Tamale based radio stations. The Task Force destroyed unauthorised structures and hauled vehicles ...

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