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Ministry of Aviation to engage BA on flights to London

Government says it has engaged the British Airways (BA) authorities to rescind their decision on changes in the London- Accra- London flight to Gatwick Airport. A statement from the Ministry of Aviation on Tuesday said the government of Ghana was...

Travellers to UK must show negative test

From 04:00 GMT on 18 January, people entering the UK must show evidence of a negative coronavirus test taken up to 72 hours before boarding their inbound flight. On arrival, most passengers must then quarantine for 10 days, or fewer...

South Africa closes borders as Coronavirus cases surge

South Africa has closed its open land borders with neighbouring countries for general entries and departures until February 15. This comes following a spike in COVID-19 cases which the authorities attribute to widespread holiday trips. In addition, coronavirus vaccines will soon...

Indonesia Sriwijaya Air passenger plane missing after take-off

A passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, officials said. Flight tracking website...

Police announce road closures on Thursday for Presidential inauguration

The Police has announced temporary road closures ahead of the inauguration of President Akufo-Addo and Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia's on Thursday. Roads around the enclaves of Parliament will be cordoned off and police visibility will be top-notch. Already the Police Service...

Government announces new COVID-19 safety protocols at airport

Government has announced new guidelines at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), to strengthen the existing protocols to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in Ghana. As of January 1, 2021, 712 positive cases of COVID-19 have been recorded at the...

Road Safety Authority challenges media to name and shame enlightened people who violate road safety regulations

The National Road Safety Authority is advocating the naming and shaming of enlightened people who intentionally violate road traffic regulations putting the lives of people in danger. Upper West Regional Director of the Authority, Mohammed Abdul-Samad said it is so...

E/R: Three dead after two trailers collide at Osino

Three persons died after two long trucks collided at Osino on the Accra-Kumasi highway yesterday. One trailer, a Homo Sino truck was conveying bags of cement from Accra to Navrongo, while the other, a Man Diesel truck, was from Kumasi...

Three injured in separate accidents at Tema Newtown

Three people sustained various degrees of injury in separate accidents close to the Tema Eastern Naval Command at Tema Newtown yesterday. One of the accidents involved a KIA truck loaded with sand and a minibus transporting Cosmos workers to their...

Residents of Afienya-Newland agitate over poor nature of roads

Residents of Afienya-Newland, a suburb of Ningo-Prampram, have agitated over the poor nature of roads in the area. Drivers and residents lament the appalling nature of the roads saying they make travelling very difficult, as the potholes and muddy stretch...

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Fresh charges against Professor Benneh’s murder suspects

The Police on Wednesday, January 20, substituted and preferred fresh charges on two suspects allegedly involved in the murder...

Biden enters White House as 46th US president

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president at the US Capitol in Washington. Vice-President Kamala Harris has taken her oath too...

President Akufo-Addo appoints Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh as Commissioner of AIB

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed Mr Akwasi Agyeibi Prempeh, as the Commissioner for the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation and Prevention...

Pay incentives to all frontline health workers- GRNMA

General Secretary of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, David Tenkorang-Twum, has confirmed that eight hundred and forty nurses and midwives have contracted...

COVID-19 Trust Fund accumulates GH¢57 million – Chief of Staff

As of December 15, 2020, the COVID-19 National Trust Fund had received a total of GH¢57.1 million in cash donations alone, Madam Akosua Frema...