1,033 Lives lost in road crashes in first half. The first half of this year has so far claimed the lives of 1,033 persons in 6,839 road accidents in the country. The figures represent an average of 172 deaths and 1,139 accidents monthly. It translates into five people losing their lives in 37 road traffic accidents daily. However, the number […]
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Construction Of Elmina Harbour Under Threat The Edina Traditional Council has raised concerns over government’s lack of consultation with the chiefs in the municipality over plans to build a fishing harbor. The President made the revelation when he cut sod for the commencement of work on a fish processing factory at Elmina. But according to the traditional council, they were […]
Encroachers Swamp Rail Line This picture of the railway track on the Graphic road near the Accra Brewery and the railway station tells a story. A story of neglect, apathy on the part of officials of the railway authorities as hawkers and squatters along the railway track expand their activities to encroach on the rail line.
Passengers Aboard Antrak Air flight Escape Death Passengers aboard an Antrak Air flight from Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana to the capital Accra escaped death when the pilot navigated a faulty airplane to safe-landing in Tamale. One of the engines of the airplane caught fire, mid-air, according to Mr. Charles Nyaaba, a passenger on the plane.
Central Region- Seven Perish In Fatal Accident Seven people have been reported dead in an early morning accident after a Benz bus and an articulated truck collided at Kobina Ansa, near Moree, Cape Coast. Six others have been admitted to the Central Regional Hospital with a number of them in critical condition, according to a report monitored on Accra-based Radio […]
Five Die In Fatal Accident At Mim Five persons are reported dead, while several others were left in critical condition from an accident at Mim in the Atwima Nwabiagya District. According to Eyewitness, Kakyire Kwame Appiah, an Urvan Mini Bus with registration number GR 7480 Q traveling from Nkawae to Kumasi collided with Benz bus traveling to from Kumasi to […]
Four Arrested For Siphoning Oil From Pirated Vessel Four persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the use of a vessel to siphon 3,500 metric tonnes of crude oil from a pirated vessel from Gabon. The piracy was carried out on MT-COTTON, a Gabon registered vessel, on July 14, 2013, by yet-to-be identified pirates. Those arrested included the […]
Petroleum Prices Increased The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has increased the prices of some products with premix fuel recording the highest increment. This, the Authority said is in line with the government of Ghana’s policy directive to achieve full pass-through petroleum products prices.
Work On Kwame Nkrumah Circle Interchange Begins Construction works on a three-tier interchange at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra have begun. The Kwame Nkrumah Circle is a key intersection in the arterial road network in Accra, carries about 84,000 vehicles a day and constitutes a key bottleneck in the major road network that links the suburban areas of Accra […]
Kumasi: Military Vehicle Kills Man A MILITARY VEHICLE with registration number 41GA92 on the midnight of Friday knocked and killed a man at Dakwadwom in Kumasi. The deceased who was later identified as Dennis Atto, 22, a resident of Dakwadwom, was about to cross the road when calamity struck.
Robbers Attack Passengers On Asamang-Effiduase Road Highway robbers struck on the Asamang-Effiduase road in the Ashanti Region at dawn yesterday, making away with cash running into thousands of cedis and mobile phones of passengers. Most of the victims were traders who were on their way to Yeji in the Brong Ahafo Region to conduct their businesses. The road, which is […]
National Road Safety Commission To Ban Used Tyres The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is to begin the enforcement of the ban on the use of second-hand vehicle tyres in the country from September. May Obiri-Yeboah, Executive Director of NRSC announced this during the Commission’s 2013 mid-year review in Kumasi and said the ban was necessary because such tyres increased […]