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Drivers yet to revert to old fares

Commercial drivers who increased transport fares after recent increment in fuel prices are yet to revert to the old fares. The Ghana Private Roads Transport Union (GPRTU) ordered the drivers to revert to the old fares pending consultations with other stakeholders. However, Citi News checks indicate that the drivers are still charging the new unapproved fares. Meanwhile, commercial drivers in ...

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Police suspects poisoning for death of family of seven

The Volta Regional Police Command says it suspects poisoning as being the cause of the death of the family of seven in a village called Wudukpo in the region. An entire seven-member family of Fulani herdsmen was found dead in their home on Monday together with their household animals. Speaking on Eyewitness News on Tuesday, the regional commander, ACP Peter ...

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Newly born baby abandoned in lagoon

The body of a newly born baby girl was last Thursday found dumped in the dry lagoon bed near Denu. The baby’s umbilical cord was cut and the tip clipped with a drying peg. Some youths, who were playing by the lagoon at about 0900 hours came upon it, on a piece of cloth, and raised the alarm, attracting scores ...

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Closure of Adomi Bridge causes heavy traffic

Following the closure of the Adomi Bridge at Atimpoku, drivers and passengers continue to face frustration in their effort to move to and from the Eastern and the Volta regions. One of the two pontoons expected to convey vehicles and people across the Volta river has broken down. The situation has created heavy vehicular traffic at both banks of the ...

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We will help to make capitation succeed in V/R – Afotey-Agbo

Outgoing Volta regional minister, Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo has pledged his administration’s support for the implementation of the capitation payment method in the region. The Minister made the comment when a team from the National Health Insurance Authority called on him at his office to brief him on preparations towards rolling-out the payment method in the Volta region. He assured the ...

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Afotey Agbo pledges to lift Nkonya, Alavanyo curfew

Outgoing Volta Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo has told Citi News, the protracted curfew on Nkonya and Alavanyo is likely to be lifted before he takes over as new Minister in the Greater Accra Region. The Minister stated that the two towns have adhered to the peace treaty that was signed last year. The peace agreement was reached after ...

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