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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

8 killed in road accident on Friday

Eight persons have been killed in a road accident in the Ashanti region with about 15 others sustaining various degree of injuries some in critical condition. All the dead were...

US slavery: 400th anniversary marked with US Congress Delegation Visit to Ghana

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has travelled to Ghana in West Africa for events marking 400 years since the first enslaved Africans arrived in...

Dad pays tribute to ‘warm, passionate and loving’ daughter killed in Ethiopia air crash

The father of United Nations worker Joanna Toole paid tribute to his daughter saying ‘nobody had a bad word to say about her’. Joanna, 36, was the first named British...

Indonesia flights rerouted as volcano alert level raised

The alert level for Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano has been raised to the second-highest level possible, after a series of eruptions. All flights around the volcano have been rerouted and...

Uber and Taxify to be fully regulated

The Chief Executive Officer of Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority (DVLA), Kwasi Agyeman Busia, says the authority is on the verge of piloting a system to fully regulate the...

Ghana, Canada to boost aviation cooperation

Government is to explore areas where it can collaborate effectively with Canada to improve its operations in the aviation sector. The Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Addah who made this...

South Africa extends visa waiver to Ghana, other countries

In a bid to boost tourism to the country, South Africa is finalising a number of visa waiver agreements with other countries, allowing travellers to enter the country without...

Gatwick runway reopens after drone chaos

Gatwick's runway has reopened after drones caused the airport to shut down for more than a day. The airport, the UK's second busiest, said 765 flights were scheduled for departure...

Africans ‘twice as likely to be refused a UK visa’

Africans are twice as likely to be refused UK visas than applicants from any other part of the world, a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Africa...

PIA passenger opens emergency exit door thinking it’s a toilet door

A female passenger on board a PIA flight opened an emergency exit door thinking it was the door to the toilet. “The PIA flight, PK 702, from Manchester to Islamabad was...

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Technical barriers to Trade must be stepping-stones–Prof Dodoo

For the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to succeed, countries must ensure that Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) become stepping-stones rather than obstacles,...

Gov’t introduces ‘One -Pupil-One-Cocoa Drink’ policy for school feeding program

Government of Ghana is implementing policies that will help instill the habit of cocoa consumption in the populace and will in the long run,...

Acting IGP directs speedy investigation into death of two policemen

The acting Inspector General of Police,  (IGP), has directed a speedy investigation into the death of two Policemen. The two officers were ‘killed’ at Manso...