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Government to revamp Yendi, Navrongo, Mole airstrips in October

The Ministry of Aviation will spearhead the revamping of three airstrips in Yendi, Navrongo and Mole in October 2020 after securing funds, as part of the 34 airstrips and airports it has identified to need refurbishment. The three airstrips were...

Government to enforce stricter travel restrictions on countries with covid 19 new cases

Government is considering imposing travel restrictions on passengers from some countries following a new wave of COVID-19 across Europe,US and Asia. Countries including France, the UK, Poland and the Netherlands are now dealing with a second wave of COVID-19 and...

Qatar Airways announces four weekly flights from Accra

Qatar Airways are pleased to announce the introduction of four weekly flights from Kotoka International Airport in Accra starting 29 September 2020. Accra becomes the fourth new destination launched by the national carrier of the State of Qatar since the...

Ghana records 1,585 road crash deaths in eight months

Ghana has in eight months recorded 9,205 road crashes, involving 15,459 vehicles, resulting in 1,585 deaths, says Mrs May Obiri-Yeboah, Director-General, National Road Safety Authority (NRSA). According to her, the data taken between January and August 2020, represented a relative...

Work begins on Takoradi Airport Terminal to fix leakage

The Takoradi Airport Terminal building which was leaking and causing serious inconvenience to travellers is being renovated. Besides providing comfort to travellers, it will enhance the operational efficiency of the Air Force and Airline Operators. GBC’s Desmond Cudjoe's reports that during...

Obetsebi-Lamptey Roundabout to be closed for construction of interchange

The Obetsebi-Lamptey Roundabout will be temporarily closed to traffic from September 24, 2020, to October 1, 2020. A statement issued by the Ministry of Roads and Highways said the Roundabout will be shut between 10 pm and 6 am for...

26 out of 10,000 persons who arrived at KIA test positive for COVID-19

Sixteen out of the twenty-three airlines that operated in Ghana prior to the closure of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), because of COVID-19 pandemic have resumed operations. Since its reopening, 26 of the more than 10,000 passengers that have so...

Africa World Airlines to begin commercial flight operations to Ho

Africa World Airlines (AWA), Ghana’s number one carrier has announced its readiness to begin commercial flight operations to the Ho airport in the Volta Region after government commissions the facility for use. This forms part of  management's decision to increase...

16 COVID-19 cases recorded at Kotoka International Airport so far

16 travellers have tested positive for COVID-19 out of 6,976 tests conducted on travellers on arrival at the Kotoka International Airport. According to Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, four out of the 16 have been hospitalised whiles the rest are...

US imposes visa restrictions over Nigeria elections

The US has imposed visa restrictions on a number of people in Nigeria accused of undermining democratic principles ahead of elections in Edo and Ondo states. The state department said the individuals - who have not been named - had...

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President Akufo-Addo continues Ashanti Region tour

On Day two of his tour of the Ashanti Region, President Akufo-Addo is expected to visit a number of suburbs including Juaso and Konongo. He...

EC to reopen voters’ registration exercise on October 1

The EC says it is re-opening the Voters Register on Thursday, October, 1. The Commission says the exercise will give the opportunity to those who...

2020 AGRF held in Kigali

The 2020 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has been held in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme, “Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent: Leveraging Urban...