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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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Cause of death of KNUST SHS student revealed

Barely 72 hours of the death of a final year KNUST Senior High School School male student, Master Richard Leonard Sam, it has emerged that he died as a result of stomach ulcer.A family source close to this portal said Sam, as he was widely called, was a day student …

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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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WHO announces independent evaluation of global COVID-19 response

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced the initiation of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) to evaluate the world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In remarks to WHO Member States, Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the Panel will be co-chaired by former Prime Minister …

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National Council of PTAs kicks against voter registration at SHSs

The National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations of Ghana says it should have been consulted by the Electoral Commission (EC) before deciding on an exercise to register students who are eligible voters in Senior High Schools. The council believes the registration is an intrusion on the purpose for which students were …

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Keta is set to have a new sports stadium – Gobah Tengey

As one of the oldest towns in the Volta Region of Ghana, Keta is set to have a new sports stadium.The town which was the first regional capital of the Volta Region has over twenty-three thousand population. Some parts of the town were devastated by sea erosion between the 1960s …

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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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Volta EC issues some 139,000 voter cards in six days

A total of 139,943 people in the Volta Region have been issued with the new voter card by the Electoral Commission (EC) to make them eligible voters for the December general elections.The breakdown stands as 20,392 for the sixth day, 21,405 for day five and 25,913 for day four with …

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