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Tanzanian to collect over US$26 million from tourist hunting

Tanzania is hoping to collect more than 26 million U.S. dollars  from tourist hunting in the 2018-2019 financial year, authorities have said. Hamis Kigwangala, the Minister for Natural Resources and...

Rome’s Ciampino airport evacuated due to discovery of WWII bomb

Rome's Ciampino airport has been evacuated due to the discovery of a WWII bomb an airport press officer told NBC. The unexploded ordnance, or 'war device' as it was termed...

Norwegian flight forced to land after receiving ‘bomb threat’

A Norwegian flight en route from Stockholm to Nice on Thursday morning was forced to return to Stockholm following a "bomb threat." The airline confirmed the incident in a statement...

Tourists must book online to visit Venice in future

Tourists will find accessing Venice is more complicated unless they reserve ahead using an online booking system. It is part of measures announced by mayor Luigi Brugnaro to tackle a...

Plane crashes into California house killing five

A small plane crashed into a home in California on Sunday, killing the pilot and four others, US officials say. The twin-engine plane came apart and caught fire mid-flight, witnesses...

STC to extend operations to Nigeria

The State Transport Company (STC) is to extend its operation to Nigeria, the Managing Director of the Company, Nana Akomea, has disclosed. Without any time line though, Mr. Akomea said...

Metro Mass Buses operating without conductors

The Metro-Mass Bus Service could be suffering neglect as buses plying Adenta-Madina to Accra in particular are operating without conductors on board. Passengers who are to alight at Madina do...

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in accepting its citizens ordered removed from the United...

Use of phones while driving on the rise

The use of mobile phones while driving is on the increase and is an issue of major concern. The PRO of the National Road Safety Commission, Kwame Atuahene, says it’s...

Accra-Tema train service resumes operation

The shuttle service between Accra and Tema is back, after nearly two years of suspension, following a derailment at the Tesano rail station. The service which was to have started...

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Up to 3,500 jobs at risk as Honda ‘plans to close Swindon car plant’

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky...

Saudis say Prince Mohammed bin Salman has no plan to buy Man United

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is not planning to buy Manchester United, the kingdom’s government has announced. The Sun have reported that Prince...