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BECE 2024: Tragic Accident Involving BECE Candidates Leaves One Dead, Another Critical – V/R

Two candidates preparing for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at Kanuwlou Basic School were involved in a tragic accident on Sunday, resulting in the death of one student. The other candidate is currently in critical condition. The incident occurred in Volo, where the students were staying in preparation for their exams. Reports indicate that […]

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All Accra Shops to be Shut for Homowo Clean – up Exercise – Ga Mantse

The Ga Mantse, King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II, launched the Homowo Clean-up exercise, mandating that all shops in the designated area remain closed during the event. He called for active participation from leaders and associations during the launch at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on June 21, 2024. The month-long campaign, themed “Let’s Keep Accra […]

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Salary Increment for Public Sector Workers from July

The government approved a significant increment in the base pay within the Single Spine Salary Structure for all public sector workers. Following extensive negotiations with Organized Labour, the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, announced that there will be a 23% increase in the base pay effective from January 1, 2024, to […]

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Ferry breaks down leaving drivers and passengers stranded – Volta Lake Transport Limited

Over 150 vehicles and travellers on River Oti at Dordoe-Korpe in the Oti Region are stranded as a result of a breakdown of the ferry on Tuesday. When the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the landing site at Dambai, all types of vehicles ranging from saloon cars, buses, articulated trucks, fuel and gas tankers carrying […]

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Concerned Youth of Adusah unite with Hon. E. K. Asante to Repair a Bridge

Today, the Concerned Youth of Adusah took swift action, organizing an emergency communal labor to repair a bridge near the Adusah Mosque. Hon. E. K. Asante, Unit Committee Member for Mayera Electoral Area, joined hands with the youth, demonstrating solidarity and commitment to community development. Their collaborative effort not only addressed an urgent infrastructure need […]

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Ghana’s New Train from Poland Encounters Accident

A new train recently acquired from Poland by Ghana for the Tema-Mpakadan railway line encountered an accident during a test run within the Asuogyaman District. The Ministry of Railways Development issued a statement providing details of the incident, which occurred around 12:10 pm on Thursday, April 18. According to the Ministry, as the train approached […]

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Transport Fares to go up on Saturday April 13

Two transportation unions, namely the Concerned Drivers Association of Ghana and the Transport Operators of Ghana, have jointly announced an impending hike in transportation fares, set to take effect from Saturday, April 13, 2024. The decision to increase fares, disclosed in a collaborative statement released on Monday, April 8, 2024, is attributed to the recent […]

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Attorney General Directs Ghana Police Service: Refrain from Seizing Vehicles for Minor Traffic Offenses

The Attorney General’s Office has issued a directive to the Ghana Police Service, instructing them to refrain from seizing and prohibiting the use of motor vehicles for minor road traffic violations. Dated February 9, 2024, the directive, signed by Attorney-General Godfred Yeboah Dame, was specifically addressed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr. George […]

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President Akufo-Addo Takes Action to Address ‘Dumsor’, Halts Electricity Export – Atta Akyea

President Akufo-Addo has issued an order aimed at limiting the export of electricity to neighboring countries in light of the ongoing sporadic power outages, commonly referred to as ‘dumsor’. Samuel Atta Akyea, Chairman of the Energy Committee of Parliament, revealed this development during an interview on JoyNews’ PM Express on Tuesday. During the program, Mr. […]

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ECG publishes Dumsor areas in Greater Accra

The Electricity Company of Ghana has announced that approximately 25 communities in Greater Accra will encounter intermittent power outages. Among the affected areas are Ghana Steel, Palace Mall, Furniture Citi, Lovely Transport, Kpone Barrier, Kingdom Transport, GPHA Terminal (Kpone), Sethi Realty, Abodakpi Farms, and Kpone Dump Site. Additionally, communities such as Bediako, Golf City, and […]

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