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Government constitutes 9-Member Committee to probe Shama explosion

Shama

By Desmond Cudjoe  A nine-member Committee has been inaugurated to investigate the cause of last Saturday’s explosion at Kobina-Andohkrom in the Shama District of the Western Region. It is under the Chairmanship of the Chief Director of the Western Region Coordinating Council, Mr Frederick Agyeman. The Committee has representation from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]

Shama Explosion Update: Quarry Operator was not fully Licenced

Shama

By Desmond Cudjoe The Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, has disclosed that the Operator of the quarry where the explosion occurred on Sunday, September 10, 2023 ”was not fully licenced for operation”.  He said upon completion of investigations, ”all those whose dereliction of duty contributes to the incident will be made to face the […]

Pakistan mosque blast: At least 28 killed after explosion in Peshawar

Pakistan mosque blast: At least 28 killed after explosion in Peshawar

SOURCE: BBC NEWS At least 28 people have been killed in an explosion at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. The blast happened when the mosque was packed with worshippers and more than 150 people were injured. A section of the building was destroyed, and officials say people are buried under the rubble. […]