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2017-10-12

[N] PURC boss, Samuel Sarpong, sacked
[N] Don’t stampede gov’t into closing fuel stations – OMCs
[N] £350k Scandal: Otumfuo clean – Sacked Bank Official
[N] 245 suspected drug peddlers, prostitutes arrested in Ashanti
[N] Don’t follow ‘malicious’ social media – Rawlings advises Media General
[N] Gov’t withdraws Zongo Development Fund bill

2017-10-11

[B] Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings
[B] Hybrid power stations to add 850MW to grid
[N] Agric College Students Picket At MoFA Today
[N] We don’t need cabinet meeting to solve gas explosions – Namoale
[N] Cost of home loans drop to 30.6 %
[B] Ghana’s exports rise to $ 8.9 billion
[N] Gov’t investigating report of Ghanaian ISIS fighters – Majority
[N] Tension in Bimbila ahead of late chief burial Thursday
[N] Akufo-Addo's 'one achievement, one launch' is new NPP strategy
[N] God is the reason - 13-year-old KNUST student says
[N] Workers on the Kejetia market project to lay down tools following threats
[N] Parliament tasks 3 committees to investigate gas explosions
[N] Mansco Gas must compensate explosion victims – Mahama Ayariga
[N] Police accused in Delta Force 13 case

2017-10-10

[B] Airlines upbeat about boost in business
[N] Earlier charges against Delta Forces dropped
[N] SUNDA Int. & TWYFORD Ceramics donate to gas explosion victims
[N] Operation to ban public smoking in Tamale to be activated after six arrested in
[N] AUCC founder launches book about his life as public servant and private citizen

2017-10-09

[S] Ghana Rugby team beats Mauritius in impressive Sevens campaign
[N] Thieves steal car at Legon after man fled from Atomic gas explosion
[N] Fuel explosions: NPA to employ 200 extra safety auditors – Agyarko
[N] Petrochemical workers opposed gov’t's new policy on gas explosions – Abu Ramadan
[N] Kwadaso Agric. College Students boycott lectures over unpaid allowances
[N] Court grants withdrawal of application against lawyer for EC boss
[N] Nana Addo to personally pay for presidential correspondent’s funeral
[N] NDC financiers, others frustrated our fight against 'illegal' fuel stations - Ay
[N] New Ya-Naa Will Be My 1st Year’s Crowning Achievement – Akufo-Addo

2017-10-08

[N] Kwadaso MP visits flood prone areas after heavy down pour
[I] Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Touts Legacy As She Prepares To Step Down  
[N] Wassa Akropong Shooting; 4 Arrested
[N] Brother Of 13-Year-Old KNUST Student To Break Sister’s Record
[N] Encroachment of Owabi Forest cause of flooding at Atafoa- Assemblyman
[N] Kwadaso: building kills 2, 1 in critical condition
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General News

[ 2017-03-20 ]

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Kintampo tragedy: Never again – First Lady
The First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has said no
amount of words can assuage the pain of the
bereaved family in the Kintampo Waterfalls
fatalities over the weekend.

According to her, “the news of the tragedy at
Kintampo has stunned the whole country”, adding
the whole of Ghana shares in the pain of the
families who have lost 19 lives.

Some students who had gone to the Kintampo
Waterfalls on Sunday on an excursion met their
untimely deaths as others sustained severe
injuries when hilltop trees fell on them following
torrential rains.

“I pray that God will comfort and strengthen you
during this difficult time.

These were all beautiful young souls and we will
always remember them as such.

“I also pray for a speedy recovery for all the
injured and pray they return home to their loved
ones soon.

“I pray that no other family would have to go
through this ever again. May the Almighty God
watch over you all,” Mrs. Akufo-Addo said in an
open letter to the bereaved family.

Vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is currently
in Kintampo with the Tourism Minister Catherine
Afeku assessing the situation.

He described the incident as a “tragic loss” to
Ghana.

“We have lost 18 young men and women at the prime
of their lives who were in school trying to make a
difference to their lives; we have lost them under
very tragic circumstances. We will allow the
necessary investigations to go on as we see what
we can do for the affected families,” he said.

Source - Starrfmonline.com



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