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Andani Royals mark Yaa-Naa’s 16th memorial service in Tamale

The Andani Royals today [Tuesday] observed the 16th Anniversary of the demise of the late overlord of Dagbon, Yaa- Naa Yakubu Andani II, who died on March 27, 2002. As part of lined-up activities, they organized a special Quranic recitation and climaxed it with a news conference. They renewed calls for the apprehension and prosecution of those who caused the ...

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#HeritageCaravan Day 3: Patrons visit Dakpema Palace in Tamale

heritagecaravan day three in dakpema palace

Patrons of The Heritage Caravan on Tuesday paid homage to the Chief of Tamale at the Dakpema Palace in the Northern Region. The Caravan made a stop in Tamale late Tuesday afternoon after departing from Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. They had dinner at the Modern City Hotel in Tamale where they were treated to a live band music. Tamale is the ...

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Minority MPs condemn burning of tipper trucks by soldiers

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for the Kumbungu Constituency, Ras Mubarak, and his colleague MPs in the Northern Region, want Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul summoned before Parliament to explain why some military personnel allegedly set ablaze some heavy duty equipment belonging to sand winners in his constituency. A contingent of armed military personnel reportedly set fire to 14 ...

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Tamale tipper truck owners demand probe into burning of equipment

The owners of 14 tipper trucks and one excavator at Afa Yili near Dalung in the Kumbungu district have cried foul after their trucks were set ablaze. They massed at the Tamale Chief’s (Dakpema) palace on Sunday March 4, 2018 and demanded a full-scale inquiry into the destruction of their properties. They also threatened to demonstrate against government if the issue is ...

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Northern Region ready for business – Tamale Entertainment chief

For several years, sporadic conflicts in the north have detracted from the beauty of the region, leaving it with nothing but bad press. The situation has arguably rendered the area one of the highly impoverished regions in the country. But it appears that this period is phasing out as chiefs of Tamale are a staging a serious campaign to get ...

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Vodafone Ghana opens retail shop in Tamale

Leading Telecommunications company Vodafone Ghana has opened an ultra-modern retail shop in Tamale as part of efforts to extend quality services to the people of the Northern Region. The new shop, which was unveiled at a brief ceremony, has been re-designed to meet Vodafone’s global retail standards.  It is equipped with a state of the art café providing high-speed internet ...

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6 killed in robbery attacks on 6 fuel stations in Tamale

Managers of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) operating in the Tamale Metropolis have expressed their frustration over recent attacks by armed robbers at their fuel outlets. Six fuel stations have been attacked within two weeks. These include a Shell fuel station at Kakpayili, two Naagamni fuel stations at Kanshegu and Kasalgu, and Superior Oil fuel station at Datoyili. The suspected robbers ...

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Fire guts motorcycle warehouse in Tamale [Photos]

An inferno has ravaged the warehouse of a Chinese Company, LK, at Rice City in Gumani, a suburb of Tamale. The company deals in all brands of new motorcycles, tricycles and spare parts in Tamale. The Sales Manager, Jack Ke, said about 40 motorcycles and an unspecified quantity of spare parts were burnt. He expressed his sadness about the incident, ...

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Cement shortage in Tamale after bridge closure pushes up prices

The closure of the Yapei and Buipe bridges in the Central Gonja district has caused a shortage of cement which has resulted in an increase in the price of the product in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale. This situation has compelled building contractors and private developers to purchase cement at increased rates of Ghc34 and Ghc35 per bag. Previously, a bag ...

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BoG builds two-storey classroom block for Tamale school

Ghana’s Central Bank has constructed a two-storey building for Tamale’s premier public English/Arabic school, Nuri Islam located at Warizyehi in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The modern edifice has eight classrooms and other ancillary facilities such as a toilet, urinal, a staff room and an office for the headmistress. Professor Amin Alhassan, Dean of Agribusiness and Communication Sciences at the University ...

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