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24 dead in Tamale-Buipe road accident

Twenty four persons have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred on the Tamale-Buipe road in the Northern Region Monday morning. The twenty four included 23 persons on a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicle with registration number AS 8931-12 traveling from Kumasi to Tamale and the driver of a KIA truck with registration number AS 8833-11 traveling from Tamale to the ...

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Criminal car rental dealer sentenced

The Nima Police have arrested a twenty eight year old man for stealing cars and forging the documents of the cars for collateral. Frank Nyankotey who claims to be a car rental dealer is said to have stolen about 18 cars from several car rental companies. Nine of the 18 cars stolen so far have been retrieved by the police. ...

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KATH receives retina imagining equipment

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has taken delivery of a £35,000.00 Retina Imaging Equipment to enhance the quality of eye-care services. This was a donation from Ashanti Development, a United Kingdom (UK)-based charity. It is the second time the charity has made a donation to the hospital, a major referral facility. It had earlier presented to it 100 boxes of ...

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Ghanaians held by Somalia pirates released

Four Ghanaians held hostage by Somali pirates on a ship called the Iceberg have been released. The four are Jewel Kwesi Ahiable, Edward Asare, Prince Agbo and Francis Koomson. A statement signed by Mubarak A. Abdallah, Director, Information and Public Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration informed the public on Thursday. It says, “it is brought to ...

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NHIA to establish Health Insurance Learning Centre

Ghana will soon become home to a health insurance knowledge centre which will provide expertise and training on health insurance to many countries and institutions across the world. The idea to set-up the institution was put forward by the NHIA with support from its development partners. The essence of the centre will be to make use of the rich knowledge ...

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Tamale Teaching Hospital to establish center of excellence for maternal and child care

HFC Bank is to support the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) to establish a center of excellence for maternal and child care. The center will help reduce maternal and under-five deaths as well as promote teaching and learning. Mr Asare Akuffo, Managing Director of HFC, disclosed this when he presented about 8,304 yards of assorted staff uniform to the management of ...

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Ghana to celebrate World AIDS Day on January 16

Mr Ethel Codjoe Amissah, Public Relations Officer for the Greater Accra Regional Co-Ordinating Council said Wednesday, January 16, is World AIDS Day. In a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Monday, Mr Amissah said the day was an opportunity for people living or not living with the disease worldwide to unite to show solidarity in the face ...

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Accra 4th best place to tour in 2013

Movenpick hotel Accra

The New York Times, one of the most influential newspapers in the United States of America has listed Accra as one of the best places in the world for business and pleasure this year, 2013. Accra placed fourth out of the forty six (46) places it recommended its readers to visit in 2013 with the first three being Rio de ...

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