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Family of 6 perish in accident after vehicle plunged into a stream
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Family of 6 perish in accident after vehicle plunged into a stream

The Honda Civic vehicle after the accident A family of six have perished in a gory road accident on the Kumasi-Bibiani road after their Honda Civic vehicle burst its offside tyre and plunged into a stream on January 8, 2022. The victims include a man, his wife and two children including a toddler. Also in the vehicle were his brother and mother-in-law. They have been identified as Isaac Duku, 40; his younger brother Nana Asamoah, 32; Isaac’s wife Eunice Fosua, 32, who is a nurse at Forifori Health Center and her mother, Vida Obeng, 49, and two children of the couple. Mr Isaac Duku, a learner driver, was driving the vehicle with registration number AP 59-21 travelling from Bibiani to Kumasi when the accident occurred. The family Mr Duku lost control of the vehicl...
Major Mahama crime scene was not protected – Investigator tells court
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Major Mahama crime scene was not protected – Investigator tells court

The investigator in the Major Mahama murder case has told the High Court that, the crime scene of the late military officer was not cordoned off from intruders. According to him, even though the practice of the police was to cordon off a crime scene, the crime scene of Major Mahama was not cordoned. Under cross-examination from George Bernard Shaw, counsel for six of the 14 accused persons told the court that, even though the crime scene was not cordoned off there were Police and Military personnel at the premises of the crime. Chief Inspector Agyakwa, the 14th Prosecution Witness said, “the crime scene was not cordoned but the place was safe because the military and police were there.” Asked to explain what he meant by the place was safe, the investigator said, “I mention...
”We have more SIM Cards in Ghana than we have human beings”- Justice Abdulai
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”We have more SIM Cards in Ghana than we have human beings”- Justice Abdulai

Ghanaians last year were given a directive to re-register their SIM cards using their Ghana cards. Although the re-registration is ongoing, a lot of concerns have been raised on some challenges being experienced by registrants. Besides the issue of congestion at the registration centers, the process is still ongoing with a lot of people queued up. The fear is that the registration centers could serve as breeding ground for Covid-19, as some persons have failed to adhere to the Covid safety measures. Speaking on the GTV Breakfast show on January 10, 2022, Mr. Justice Abdulai, a Lawyer and Lecturer at the UPSA Law Faculty stated that, mergence of the SIM Cards with the Ghana Card could come with some safety concerns, because the Telecommunications spectrum is not owned solely b...
I will not re-register my SIM, I will lead a protest if I am blocked – Ras Mubarak
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I will not re-register my SIM, I will lead a protest if I am blocked – Ras Mubarak

Former MP for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak Government mandates re-registration of SIM cardsSIM re-registration exercise fraught with challengesRas Mubarak to lead protest against telcos over SIM re-registationFormer Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, has served notice of his resolve to abstain from the ongoing SIM re-registration exercise being undertaken by telecommunication service providers.According to Ras Mubarak, the government which is demanding the registration through the telcos has not provided a compelling argument in support of the exercise.He notes that the process for re-registration is unnecessarily cumbersome and that even though he is ready to risk losing his SIM card, he will organize a boycott against service providers if his SIM card is deactivated at the ...
Coach Milovan Rajevac names team to face Morocco
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Coach Milovan Rajevac names team to face Morocco

Ghana Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac has named a strong side to face Morocco in this afternoon's African Cup of Nations opener in Cameroon. The Serbian has announced a very formidable team for this afternoon's duel against the Atlas Lions. The Ayew brothers return to the team after missing out in the dress rehearsal game against African champions Algeria in Qatar. England based Joseph Wollacot selected in post with Baba Rahman, Danie Amartey, Alexander Djiku and Andy Yiadom in defense. Arsenal's Thomas Partey, Baba Iddrisu, Kamaldeen Suleman and Andre Ayew forming the midfield partnership. Crystal Palace's forward Jordan Ayew and Joseph Painstil leads the attack for the four time African champions. Beow is the team to face Morocco : Jospeh Wollacot Andy Yiad...
Group accuses Bawumia and his supporters of destroying NPP
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Group accuses Bawumia and his supporters of destroying NPP

A youth group associated with the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has accused the Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and his supporters of destroying the party ahead of the 2024 general elections. At a press conference in Accra on Monday January 10, a spokesperson of the group, Jerry John Campbell, accused leadership of the party of bias after indicating that they go hard on sympathizers of Trade Minister Alan Kyeremateng when they flout the party’s rules however treat with kid gloves supporters of the Vice President for the same offence. He said “prior to the recent National Delegates Conference a communique was issued from the NPP Headquarters pointing out clearly what each potential candidate and their supporters ought not to do. We found candidates complying with th...
Scores feared dead after MMT bus collided with Sprinter bus at Sefwi Anhwiaso
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Scores feared dead after MMT bus collided with Sprinter bus at Sefwi Anhwiaso

File Several people are feared dead following a head-on collision between a Kumasi-bound Metro Mass transit bus and a Sprinter bus at Sefwi Anhwiaso. An eyewitness told Akoma FM the accident occurred around 10am Monday. “The Metro bus was heading to Wiawso when it collided with the Sprinter bus which was also heading to Kumasi from Bopa” he said. Bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Anhwiaso community and Bibiani government hospital morgues. Most of the injured have been transported to the Bibiani government hospital for treatment. Source: 3news.com
UN presses Somali leaders to make good on election deal
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UN presses Somali leaders to make good on election deal

The election deal was announced after talks hosted by Somalia’s Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble with state leaders. By Abdirahman Yusuf (AFP/File) The United Nations on Monday urged Somalia's leaders to make good on their agreement for a new election timetable after repeated delays sparked a perilous political crisis. Under a deal announced late Sunday after talks between Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble and state leaders, parliamentary polls that should have wrapped up last year are now due to be concluded by February 25. The election impasse set off a bitter power struggle between Roble and President President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, better known as Farmajo, that threatened the stability of the fragile Horn of Africa nation. The UN mission in Somalia said ...
MzVee advises dispirited youth to slow down
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MzVee advises dispirited youth to slow down

MzVee advises the youth MzVee shares advice from old folks to the youthMzVee worried over decision by youth to not live the momentPhotos of old persons advising the public in circulationGhanaian female artiste Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda popularly known as MzVee has bemoaned how the current generation is dispirited as she shared a post of old people sharing their advice to the younger generation.According to the songstress, the younger generation needs to catch their breath from chasing too many things at a time and ask what their priorities in life are.“Our generation is so pressed! So fast! And so unhappy. TAKE A DEEP BREATH. Get present in the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second….GregoryMckeown LOVE Y’all,” she said.However, a number of these old men and women asse...
Algeria begin Cup of Nations defence with record in sight
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Algeria begin Cup of Nations defence with record in sight

Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Semi Final - Algeria v Nigeria - Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - July 14, 2019 Algeria players celebrate after the match REUTERS/Sumaya Hisham DOUALA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Algeria begin the defence of their African Cup of Nations title on Tuesday as they chase down the record for the longest unbeaten run by a national team. Algeria go into their Group E clash against Sierra Leone in Douala undefeated in their last 34 internationals and threatening the mark that Italy set last year (37 games). They have not lost since Benin beat them in a Cup of Nations qualifier before the 2019 finals, which Algeria went on to win. The run does not include participation in the African Nations Championship, which is the competition fo...
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