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JUST IN: Commercial Drivers Call Off Nationwide Strike

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JUST IN: Commercial Drivers Call Off Nationwide Strike

News gathered by GhArticles.com indicates that the Coalition of Commercial Transport Owners have suspended their nationwide strike.

According to a press release sighted online, the GPRTU stated that the strike has been called off because the government has invited the leadership for deliberation.

They leadership added in that letter that any further information about the strike will be communicated to it’s members soon.

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Earlier on, GhArticles.com reported that effective today, the Coalition of Commercial Transport Owners have announced its intention to embark on a nationwide indefinite strike, 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.

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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Following that, hundreds of workers were left stranded in multiple lorry stations across Ghana over Trotro Drivers sit-down strike against high fuel prices in the country.

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Ashaiman for instance, commercial drivers decided to turn the lorry station into a football field as they were seen playing football as passengers looked stranded.

The video was captured by Adom as sighted by GhArticles on Twitter.

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Military Man And 5 Others Arrested For Snatching Cars In Tamale (+Video)

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Military Man And 5 Others Arrested For Snatching Cars In Tamale (+Video)

A self-acclaimed military man and five other suspects have reportedly been arrested by the Tamale police for allegedly snatching cars from civilians in the community.

In a video currently making rounds on social media, the man who was in a military uniform believed to be a soldier aiding the other five suspects to snatch cars from civilians on the Buipe Highway in Tamale.

One of the five suspects was being interrogated by some of the people who apprehended them as he claims the scheme was nurtured by the military man making him the leader of the gang.

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The suspects were caught along with two cars they allegedly snatched from some people along with some deadly weapons they reportedly used to threaten their victims before snatching their cars.

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Bawku Unrest: Use Of Motorbikes Banned

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Bawku Unrest: Use Of Motorbikes Banned

The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council has banned the use of motorbikes in Bawku.

The move is part of sweeping actions being taken by the security council to instil peace in the area following renewed clashes.

The actions affect both male and female riders. It however excludes tricycles.

On January 10, 2021, the regional security council banned pillion from the area.

Pillion is a seat for a passenger behind a motorcyclist. The ban, however, does not include women riders picking fellow women on their bikes.

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On Sunday evening four people were reported to have been shot dead in the renewed shootings.

According to a source, the shooting which allegedly started on the morning of Saturday, January 22, was first heard around the central business area of the town which has been embroiled in sporadic shootings since November 2021.

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JUST IN: Another Tanker Explosion At Kaase In Kumasi; Video Drops

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JUST IN: Another Tanker Explosion At Kaase In Kumasi; Video Drops

News reaching GhArticles.com has that a tanker explosion caused a fire to break out at Kaase in the Ashanti Region.

Even though it was a tragic scenario, most Ghanaians couldn’t believe that some Kaase residents chose to record it.

The tragic and devasting events at Apiatse in Bogoso, which has claimed lives and properties, have left Ghanaians torn.

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