Monday , September 28 2020 9:26 am


‘I’m not like those who cut sods without funding’ -Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he secured funding for every project undertaken under his administration since assuming office.  President Akufo-Addo made this known at Enchi during day 2 of his 3-day tour of the Western North Region, where he cut the sod for the construction of the 71.25-kilometre Enchi …

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Police confiscate 345,000 recycled condoms in Vietnam

Police in Vietnam have confiscated an estimated 345,000 used condoms which had been cleaned and resold as new, state media reported. Footage by state-owned Vietnam Television (VTV) this week showed dozens of large bags containing the used contraceptives scattered across the floor of a warehouse in the southern province of …

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Irregularities cited in US$150 COVID-19 test at Kotoka Airport

The Herald, has landed reports from the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, painting a bad picture about the US$150 per a person COVID-19 testing of travellers arriving in Ghana by the private company; Frontier Healthcare. The issues range from illegal operations, extortion, lack of staff, tax avoidance among others, …

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E/R: Asuboi residents threaten demo after crash leaves eight injured

About eight persons have been injured in a car crash involving six vehicles at Asuboi, a few kilometres from Kyekyewere in the Eastern Region. The accident occurred at about 1 pm after a truck conveying tomatoes had a brake failure crashing into five others on the Accra-Kumasi highway. This compelled …

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Implementation of law banning importation of accident cars into Ghana suspended

The Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF) says the government has decided to suspend the implementation of the law banning the importation of salvaged vehicles and those older than 10 years into Ghana. The Customs Amendment Act, 2020, which was passed by Parliament in March 2020 was supposed to take effect on November 1, 2020. However, …

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