Tag Archives: Tamale

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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TMA decongestion exercise begins on May 15


The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly is set to undertake its major decongestion exercise within the Tamale Business City effective Monday, May 15, 2017. The Assembly’s Head of Communications, Issah Musah, at a news conference March, served notice of the upcoming decongestion exercise, which is geared towards ridding designated Tamale streets of vendors and hawkers. The Tamale Mayor, Iddrisu Musah Superior, and ...

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TMA to decongest Tamale Business City May 15


The Tamale Metropolitan Assembly under the watch of Iddrisu Musah Superior has served notice to carry a major decongestion exercise within the enclave of the Tamale Business City effective May 15, 2017. The intended exercise which forms part of the new Tamale Mayor’s grand plan to turn the Tamale Metropolis into the hub of the Sahel seeks to get rid ...

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Musah Superior outlines vision for Tamale metropolis

Musah Superior

The newly appointed Metropolitan Chief Executive for Tamale, Mohammed Iddrisu Musah, popularly known as Musah Superior, has outlined three priority areas for the people of Tamale as he prepares to take on the mantle of leadership in the area. Musah Superior was appointed last week together with three others in the President’s first list of Chief Executives for the assemblies yet ...

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Robbers kill Engineers & Planners worker in Tamale

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A group of suspected armed robbers operating on the Tamale-Salaga road, have shot and killed a worker of Engineers and Planners (EP) Company, Williams Boamah. The deceased, together with two colleagues, were returning from Tamale when the incident occurred. According to the Public Relations Officer for the Northern Regional Police Command, ASP Tanko Mohammed, the robbers shot several times into ...

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Gang-raping 12-yr old to death; police yet to make arrest

ASP Ebenezer Tetteh

The Northern Regional Police Command is yet to make any arrest in connection with the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 12-year old girl at Ggblo-Kpalsi, a suburb of Tamale. According to the police, the victim was en route to her parents’ store after closing from school on Tuesday, when her attackers ambushed her, and dragged her to an abandoned ...

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SADA’s property addressing system to cost about $1 million – CEO

SADA boss, Charles Abugre.

A novelty property tax collection system being initiated by the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) in some three metropolitan and district assemblies in the Northern Region will cost about a million dollars. The Chief Executive Officer of SADA, Mr. Charles Abugre who disclosed this on the Citi Breakfast Show on Monday explained that the amount is modest looking at the ...

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