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The King of the Dagombas beheaded?

Updated - March 28, 2002

Is Yaa Naa Andani alive or dead

Tamale (Northern Region) 28 March 2002- There are conflicting reports that Yaa Naa Yakubu Andani is still alive and not dead as announced by the Minister of Information and Presidential Affairs, Jake Obetsebi Lamptey.

The Ghana News Agency reports counsel for the Andani gate in the Dagbon chieftaincy crisis Alhaji Ibrahim Mahama as confirming that the Yaa Naa is alive but declined to disclose his whereabouts. He said the person who was beheaded at the palace was not the Yaa Naa, but a mistaken identity by the mercenaries hired to kill him. MORE

BBC - March 27, 2002 - The King of the Dagombas - the largest ethnic groups in northern Ghana - has been beheaded, and 25 of his supporters burnt to death, in a dispute between rival factions.MORE

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