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Commuters walk as Nairobi matatu ban starts

Thousands of commuters have been forced to walk to work in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, as a ban on public minibuses from accessing the city centre takes effect. Last week,...

Windrush: Home Office criticised after deportees not contacted

Campaigners have accused UK Home Office of a lack of decency" after it emerged that dozens of people deported to Commonwealth countries have not been contacted by the Windrush...

Ghana Highway Authority ordered to put sign posts at toll booths

The Minister of Roads and Highways, Kwasi Amoako Atta, has directed the Chief Executive of the Ghana Highway Authority, to put sign posts at the frontage of toll booths...

New transport policy in the offing

A new national transport policy is in the offing. The policy is a review of the existing one formulated 10 years ago. At the final stakeholder consultation meeting, the Minister of...

Uganda party boat capsizes on Lake Victoria, killing 29

At least 29 people are now known to have died after a cruise boat carrying party revellers capsized on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police say. The vessel was carrying close to...

About 1,921 persons killed in road accident, 11,130 persons injured: Minister

Available statistics on road traffic crashes and casualties as at 30th October this year indicate that, 11,159 crashes have so far been recorded nationwide involving 18,063 vehicles including 3,156...

Avoid Drugs And Mobile Phone Use During Driving- Police

The Nsawam Municipal Police Commander, Superintendent Marian Osei-Adu Owusu, has advised drivers to avoid drugs and the use of mobile phones to ensure safe driving. She urged drivers to obey...

UBER, TAXIFY companies to carry DVLA unique identifications

From next year (2019), ride-hailing companies like Taxify and Uber operating in Ghana will be required to obtain unique identification for their vehicles from Driver Vehicle and Licensing Authority...

UAE unveils new personal medications law for travellers

Prospective travellers to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are required to comply with a new personal medications law unveiled by the Gulf nation in October this year. The new law...

Migrant caravan: Troops ‘unarmed’ at US-Mexico border, Mattis says

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said military police at the border with Mexico will be unarmed and will not have the power to carry out arrests. "They don't have...

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Africa

African Permanent Representatives focus on climate change and AfCFTA in retreat with ECA

The second annual retreat of the African Permanent Representatives and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) ended in Mahe, Seychelles, late Tuesday following two...

‘Yahya Jammeh, accomplices should be prosecuted’ – Justice Emile Short

Government has been urged to facilitate adequate support for Ghanaian survivors and families of victims killed in the massacre masterminded by former President of...

World

Police in Denmark make arrests over suspected terror plot

Police in Denmark have arrested 20 people in connection with suspected preparations for an Islamist terrorist attack. They said several raids were made throughout the...

Members of child abuse WhatsApp group arrested in 11 countries

Spanish police say 33 people have been arrested globally in connection with a WhatsApp group for images of child sex abuse and other violent...