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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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McDan CEO enskinned as Unity Chief in Tamale [Photos]

Chief Executive Officer of McDan Shipping, Daniel Makorley, has been enskinned as Unity Chief in Tamale in the Northern Region. The honour was bestowed on him by the Chief of Tamale, Dakpema Naa Dawuni Alhassan at his Palace. Daniel Makorley, who was enskinned on Saturday at a colourful ceremony, will be known as Gubgani-Naa [Unity Chief]. The event was not ...

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Thugs attack Radio Justice, console and computers destroyed

Tamale-based Radio Justice, operating on the frequency 98.5, was on Friday  December 1, 2017, attacked by some thugs. The main console, microphones, computers and other valuables were vandalized. The motive behind the attack is yet to be established. The thugs invaded the studios when leadership of the Dagbon Malimi Zungo (DAMAZ), was advocating the need for everlasting peace, reconciliation and ...

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STC users angry over suspension of services to Tamale

Users of the state-owned Intercity State Transport Company Limited [STC], are unhappy with the suspension of the company’s services to  Tamale. The company’s management suspended operations from the south to Tamale, following the temporary closure of the Buipe and Yapei bridges. This is affecting most travelers who rely on the Intercity STC coaches for safety, reliability and comfort. This unpleasant ...

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VRA/NEDco to ration power in Tamale due to faulty panels

Management of the Volta River Authority and the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (VRA/NEDco), are considering power rationing as part of emergency measures rolled out to mitigate the impact of the power outage in almost the entire Tamale Metropolis. There was a total blackout in the Metropolis following an inferno that gutted 11 panels of the VRA/NEDco substation at Choggu Hilltop. ...

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Fire at NEDco sub-station plunges Tamale into darkness

Nearly the whole of Tamale Metropolis is in total darkness following a total power outage on Monday, November 20. The outage, which occurred at 5:45pm, has kept residents of the Metropolis wondering when the problem would be fixed. The Communications Department of the Volta River Authority of the Northern Electricity Distribution Company (VRA/NEDco), in a brief statement copied citifmonline.com, explained ...

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Group advocates split of Tamale South constituency

A group calling itself the Northern Progressive Youth Group has renewed calls for a split of the Tamale South constituency ahead of the 2020 general elections. There were similar calls during the creation of new constituencies before the 2012 polls. There is an ongoing debate that another constituency should be carved out of the Tamale South constituency with the largest ...

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