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Commercial Drivers Begin Indefinite Strike Today

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The Coalition of Commercial Transport Owners has announced its intention to embark on a nationwide indefinite strike beginning Monday, December 6, as part of measures to compel the government to scrap some taxes on fuel to enable reduction at the pumps.

According to the Coalition, the government for the past two weeks has failed to heed their calls for some taxes to be scrapped off hence the decision to embark on the sit-down strike.

The group has asked its members to put on red armbands to register their displeasure with the government.

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The coalition of private transport operators consists of Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU), Association of Tipper Truck Drivers, Harbor Transport Owners, Ghana National Cargo Transport Association, Ghana Committed Drivers Association, Concerned Drivers Association, Digital Drivers, Commercial motorbike riders, popularly referred to as Okada, the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers among others.

 

 

 

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Female Police Officer Shot To Death At Bawku

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Const. Regina Angenu was a victim of gun violence in Bawku.

A Police officer has been shot dead amidst the resurgence of violence in Bawku, in the Upper East Region.

According to the Police, Constable Regina Angenu, who was with the Paga Police Station on Sunday, paid a visit to her colleague, Constable Erasmus Enkson of the Bawku Division.

However, the duo was attacked around 5:07 pm by unknown assailants.

The deceased was shot in the groin and died at Presbyterian Mission Hospital while undergoing treatment.

The body has been sent to Bolgatanga Regional Hospital for preservation and autopsy.

Meanwhile, sources have disclosed that eight people sustained various degrees of injuries during the tension and were rushed to the Presbyterian Mission Hospital.

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Following gunshots in the early hours of Monday, December 27, 2021, which resulted in the loss of lives and the destruction of properties in the township, insecurity has become a significant concern in Bawku.

Thirteen persons were subsequently arrested and airlifted to Accra following the violence.

Since then, government, through the Interior Ministry, has implemented various curfews to reduce the tension.

Also, the Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has banned the riding of motorbikes in the Bawku Municipality.

The incident also resulted in heavy security deployment to communities within the municipality.

 

 

 

 

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Bogoso Explosion: WHO Donates Trauma Kits To Victims

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Bogoso Explosion: WHO Donates Trauma Kits To Victims
The Country Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), has presented assorted medical supplies and trauma kits to the Western Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service to support with the management of the Apeatse disaster.

The medical supplies included 80 rolls of cotton wool, 452 pieces of gauze bandage, 160 packs of plaster, pleural drainage Systems and, 400 closed wound suction units.

The rest are sutures, surgical drainage, and plaster casting.

Dr. Rafiq Okine, on behalf of the Country Representative of the WHO said, the much-needed medical supplies were to support the management of all forms of injuries, including surgical operations for affected Apeastse victims receiving treatment in the various hospitals in the Region.

He said, “I also wish to extend our deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in the last Thursday’s tragic incident “.

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During the donation the Western Regional Health Director, Dr. Yaw Ofori Yeboah passionately appealed to other organizations to support the Western Region Health Directorate to enable them care for victims who were seriously injured during Thursday’s explosion.

Dr. Ofori Yeboah said the health directorate is working assiduously in making sure that the various health facilities where the victims were taken to, are on top of administering the best medical care for them.

 

 

 

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‘Enti Bibiini B3 Y3 D3en W) Wiase?’ – Netizans Reacts To Viral Video Of Man Claiming To Be Jesus Christ (Watch)

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'Enti Bibiini B3 Y3 D3en W) Wiase?' - Netizans Reacts To Viral Video Of Man Claiming To Be Jesus Christ

Netizans have reacted to a viral video of a 45-yr old man claiming to be Jesus Christ.

The man whose name is unknown claimed to be the Christ who has returned to earth.

In the viral video sighted by GhArticles.com, the man claimed to have the power to perform outstanding miracles Jesus perform in the days of John the Baptist.

He also claimed to be the same ‘Christ’ worshipped by Christians in over 2000 years. In the video, the self acclaimed Jesus Christ claimed not to know the kind of power bestowed upon him in his early days on earth and recently realised the power in his second return.

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The self-acclaimed Jesus Christ has been accused of wanting fame and wanting the feel of being on Television.

 

 

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