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50-yr old security guard jailed for defiling 12-yr old girl

A 50-year-old man, Alhassan Mahamud, alias Armpress, has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment with hard labour by a Circuit Court for defiling a 12-year-old in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region. His accomplice, 60-year-old Shani Iddrisu, who is unemployed, has however been granted bail. Alhassan Mahamud was charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit crime contrary to section ...

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St. Vincent College of Education sacks over 70 students with poor grades

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citifmonline.com understands that over 70 students of the St Vincent College of Education at Yendi in the Northern Region have been asked to go home for using grade D7 in English, Mathematics and Science to gain admission into the college. According to the school, the decision was taken following a directive from the Executive Secretary for the National Council for ...

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Five arrested in Yendi after bushfires destroy electricity poles

The Yendi Divisional Police Command has arrested five persons for causing the destruction of wooden electricity poles after they lost control of bushfires they started. A number of motorbikes were also seized during the operation. The situation has cut power supply to several communities along the Mion-Yendi highway. According to the Yendi Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Kwapong Patrick, his Command ...

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Youth group holds march in support of Eastern Corridor region

Hundreds of people within the Eastern Corridor enclave of the Northern Region today (Monday) kick-started the New Year with a massive peaceful demonstration in support of plans to create a new region from the territory. The demonstration formed part of a series of activities lined up by a group calling itself the Coalition of Eastern Corridor Youth to push the ...

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Yendi youth to hold march in support of Eastern Corridor region

A group calling itself the Coalition of Eastern Corridor Youth is beginning the New Year with a peaceful demonstration today [Monday], in Yendi. The upcoming event is to buttress their incessant requests for an Eastern Corridor enclave to be carved out of the Northern Region. The Acting Yendi Divisional Police Commander, Chief Superintendent Kwapong Patrick, told Citi News that his command ...

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Dagbon Youth march for peace in Yendi [Photos]

Hundreds of Dagbon youth today [Monday], hit the streets of Yendi in a peace march to call for the implementation of the final phase of the road-map for peace in the Dagbon traditional area. About 10 bus-loads of youth, left Tamale for the protest in Yendi, which has been lauded by well-meaning Dagombas. The Dagbon peace march, dubbed, “Diwumti” to wit ...

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3 feared dead in Yendi after locals clash with Fulani herdsmen

Three persons are feared dead following clashes in Yendi on Sunday night, between herdsmen of Fulani extraction and some youth in the community. According to Citi News sources, a known butcher in the town was allegedly murdered by a Fulani man, who had invited him over to purchase cattle. This sparked reprisal attacks from the youth in the town, which ...

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Mental health durbar held in Yendi

BasicNeeds-Ghana has organized a durbar on mental health in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region, where the Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya Naa Yakubu Abdulai Andani, joined the crusade to promote the human rights of mentally ill people. The durbar sponsored by UKaid, brought together traditional rulers, youth and women groups in Dagbon, to chart a new path towards liberating ...

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“We’ll not let you suffer”- Minister assures NPP youth

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed has ordered the closure of the private construction company working on the Yendi-Bimbilla section of the Eastern Corridor roads. This is to enable him to convince the company to employ some aggrieved New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth in the area who are protesting their joblessness following the assumption of office of the NPP government. ...

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Yendi MCE nominee confirmed

Members of the Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region on Tuesday confirmed Alhaji Ahmed Abubakari Yussif as the Municipal Chief Executive. He polled 31 out of 43 votes cast, and was subsequently inducted into office by the Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed. The assembly members in a second round voting elected Ibrahim Zolge as the Presiding Member. Alhaji Ahmed ...

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