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VIP bus plunges into River Oti at Dambai

A VIP bus which was on its way to Wulensi in the Northern Region on Thursday morning plunged into River Oti at Dambai in the Krachi East Municipality, reports the Ghana News Agency (GNA). The bus with the registration number GT 5313-19 was traveling with passengers from Accra to Wulensi …

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Rawlings shuts down office over coronavirus spread

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has on Friday announced the immediate closure of his office due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus in Ghana.“The decision which is aimed at protecting staff and potential visitors will be reviewed after two weeks,” a statement from his office read.The statement, however, did …

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Kasapreko launches Puma drinks with Metro Mass Transit

Kasapreko Company Limited has outdoored Puma drinks, a new addition to its growing range of products. The product was launched in Accra in partnership with Metro Mass Transit (MMT). Speaking at the launch, Commercial Director of Kasapreko Company Limited, Mr. Gerald Bonsu, said that the decision to introduce Puma drinks …

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Government approves 15% hike in transport fares

The government has approved a proposal from transport operators to increase transport fares by 15 percent. The increment is expected to take effect from Saturday, July 11, 2020. A deputy Transport Minister, Nii Kwartei Titus Glover told Citi News that the decision was taken after a meeting with transport operators …

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Coronavirus: UK government’s quarantine-free list ‘absurd’

Portugal’s foreign affairs minister has said his country’s exclusion from a list of countries for which quarantine will not apply for people returning to England is “absurd”. Augusto Santos Silva told the BBC not including Portugal was “senseless and unfair”. The list of countries exempt from quarantine was published on Friday. …

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2 remanded over attempt to sell 20-year-old Beninois

Two persons who allegedly lured a 20-year-old Beninois to Ghana to be sold at a cost of $160,000 to a Police Officer have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Ibrahim Keita, a 33-year-old unemployed Malian and Baba Issah, a barber and a driver have been charged with conspiracy to commit …

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COVID-19: Government’s free water ends Tuesday, June 30.

The government’s payment of water bills for all Ghanaians as part of the COVID-19 interventions is set to end on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. As part of measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in April announced that the government would absorb the water …

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Instagram influencer arrested over $400m fraud

Dubai’s police force say they have arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalodely, known as Hushpuppi, on allegations of fraud amounting to $435m (£346m). In an operation police called “Fox Hunt 2”, 12 other people were arrested in six simultaneous raids in Dubai. Nearly two million people from different parts of …

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MTN to sue NCA over attempts to ‘disrupt’ its market share

Telecommunication giant, MTN Ghana has begun processes to contest the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) move to declare the company as a Significant Market Power (SMP). Earlier this month, the government, in its quest to ensure “proper and healthy competition” in the telecommunication sector, directed the National Communication Authority (NCA) to …

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