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December 8, 2017 1:55 PM Damba Festival climaxes with dazzling durbar [Photos]

The 2017 Damba Festival climaxed with a durbar of chiefs at the Dapkema Palace in Tamale. The Damba festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Nalerigu, Tamale and Wa in the Northern and Upper West Regions in the Dagomba lunar month of Damba, corresponding with the third month of the Islamic calendar, Rabia al-Awwal. Damba is also widely celebrated 148

December 6, 2017 1:50 PM Six feared dead in chieftaincy clash in East Gonja

Six people are feared dead with scores injured following gunfire exchanges between Kalampor and Kafaba, two farming communities near Salaga in the East Gonja district of the Northern region at dawn of Wednesday. Residents link the clashes between the two communities to a long-standing chieftaincy dispute over who is the rightful ruler of the Kafaba and Kalampor 48

September 9, 2017 1:03 PM Nana Meets Northern Chiefs

President Akufo-Addo is hoping to see the installation of a new chief (Ya-Na) at Dagbon in the Yendi Traditional Area by December this year. “We are prepared to support fully, any formula that you (traditional leaders) think will bring lasting peace. It is in the interest of all of us that this matter is brought to a permanent end. I would love to see that this year, by the time of the Damba 54

September 9, 2017 12:58 PM Peace is a prerequisite for progress

Accra, Sept. 9, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on chiefs from the Northern Region to speedily settle all chieftaincy, land and ethnic disputes to accelerate the development and progress of the area. He made a passionate appeal to eminent traditional rulers handling the 15-year-old Dagbon chieftaincy crises to find an amicable 17

May 2, 2017 6:00 AM Dagbon Regent initiates move to unite Dagombas

The Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya-Naa, Yakubu Abdulai Andani, has charted a new path to what he calls genuine reconciliation and unity in Dagbon. The Dagbon Regent amply demonstrated his commitment to this course when he paid a courtesy call on the Regent of Tolon, Retired Major Sulemana Abubakari at his palace. According to them, the dialogue is a calculated 3

January 5, 2017 7:09 PM Damba Festival celebrated in Bawku

Bawku (U/E) Jan. 5, GNA - Damba, one of the renowned festivals celebrated by the descendants of the famous Naa Gbawaa in northern Ghana, has been marked by the people of Mamprusi in Bawku. The festival, which was also used to commemorate the birth of Prophet Mohammed, was characterized by drumming and dancing to signify unity, cooperation and coexistence

April 3, 2015 2:34 PM Justice Delayed, Justice Denied: Yaa-Naa’s children demands justice

Justice Delayed, Justice DeniedYaa-Naa’s children demands justice Children of the late overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II clandestinely used Easter Friday and went on a peaceful demonstration in the Northern Regional capital Tamale. They renewed calls for the arrest and prosecution of the murderers of their late father. In solidarity, widows 12

April 3, 2015 1:19 PM Late Yaa-Naa’s children, sympathisers demonstrate in Tamale

Friday 3rd April , 2015 1:19 pm The children of the late overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II have demonstrated on the streets of Tamale in the Northern region. They renewed calls for the arrest and prosecution of the murderers of their late father. In solidarity, widows and sympathizers of the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu Andani II joined the peaceful 19

March 11, 2015 10:16 AM Final funeral for Dagbon chiefs will be performed

President John Dramani Mahama says his government will do everything it can to permanently resolve the Dagbon chieftaincy stalemate. At the 2015 Damba festival in Yendi, President Mahama said he instructed the Otumfour Mediation Committee to continue its sitting on the Dagbon chieftaincy dispute. Also at the grounds breaking ceremony for work to commence 6

January 30, 2015 2:06 PM After 27 years, Dagbon chief to be buried finally

Friday 30th January , 2015 2:06 pm After being kept for 27 years , the late Yaa-Naa Mahamadu Abdulai of the Abudu in the Dagbon Tradition area will laid to rest. This follows an agreement by the Northern Regional House of Chiefs that the funerals rites should finally be performed latest by March 31, 2015. Also, the funeral rites of the late Yaa-Naa Yakubu 16