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Police impound Niger-bound VIP bus carrying ‘wee’

The Bono Regional Police Command Tuesday impounded a Niger-bound VIP bus loaded with 260 slabs compressed leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, at Techiman in Bono East Region. According to the police, the key suspects, Ibrahim Haruna, 37, and Awudu...

Pedestrians forced to use Madina – Adenta footbridge

After the construction of the Madina – Adenta highway, footbridges designed to assist pedestrians’ crossover the highway were still uncompleted. Pedestrians risked their lives daily on that stretch which led to an increased demand for the completion of these bridges. Two...

Ghana Tourism Authority set to register and license all attraction sites

The Ghana Tourism Authority, GTA is set to register and license all Attraction Sites Tour and Site Guides to regularize their operations in the Western Region and the country as a whole. The exercise, which is also in accordance with...

Neglected gullies and potholes pose danger to motorists

Neglected gullies and potholes have now become a threat to motorists and pedestrians on major roads. From statistics, quite a number of road accidents on the highways are a result of gullies on these roads. These small holes caused by erosion...

US Customs seize snails, prekese, turkey berry at JFK Airport

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 22 highly invasive Giant African Snails from the baggage of an American who arrived from Ghana at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday (April 4, 2021). Additionally, CBP agriculture specialists also...

Over 300 workers of Aviation Handling Services sent home

More than 300 workers of  Aviation Handling Service-Ghana, have been sent home in a redundancy exercise due to the impact of the COVID-19. According to the GNA, a Redundancy letter dated 4th of March signed by the Managing Director, Thierry...

771 lives lost to road accidents so far in 2021

Statistics from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana police service point to road accidents as the cause of death for 771 persons within the first trimester this year. The number which is more than the total...

Italian warship crew to collaborate with Ghana Navy

Soldiers on an Italian warship, Luigi Rizzo, that berthed at the Tema Port are to train Ghanaian Navy personnel to fight the rising piracy cases on the Gulf of Guinea. The 187 soldiers are expected to undertake a midnight drill...

Road Sector: Technical Committees to address key issues inaugurated

The Ministry of roads and highways has inaugurated three committees to address key issues in the roads sector. Of priority among their duties will be to improve the safety of trunk roads, reduce congestion on trunk roads and review the...

Kumasi: DVLA, NRSA, MTTD swoop on recalcitrant motorists

The Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police Service together with the Driver and Vehicles Licensing Authority and the National Road Safety Authority have embarked on a joint exercise in the Kumasi metropolis to rid the roads...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...