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Kintampo Waterfalls to be opened to public in October

The Kintampo Waterfalls is expected to be opened to the public in October 2017. It was closed following a disaster which resulted in the death of 19 patrons on March 20, 2017. Currently, the facility is undergoing its first phase of rehabilitation, which is expected to be completed by the end of September 2017. This came to light during a ...

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Kintampo Waterfalls to reopen on Sept. 1 – Minister

The Minister of Tourism, Catherine Afeku,  has said the Kintampo Waterfalls will be reopened to the public on September 1, 2017.  According to Madam Afeku, officials of the Ghana Tourism Authority and over 40 engineers are busy renovating the facility. The facility was closed down for months, after a disaster at the venue killed about 20 people and injured 20 others. Responding to ...

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Kintampo Waterfalls accident could’ve been avoided – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has said the incident that claimed about 19 lives at Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo region last Sunday, could have been avoided if government was on top of issues. “As a party, we believe the disaster that claimed about 20 lives, mostly students of Wenchi Methodist Senior High School, and left many others injured ...

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Arrest ‘NPP thugs’ who took over Kintampo Waterfalls – Public Safety Bureau

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) has called for the arrest and prosecution of persons who forcefully took over management of the Kintampo Waterfalls without authorization prior to the tragic incident that occurred at the tourist site over the weekend. “Arrest and prosecute all persons who forcefully took over the management or facilitation roles of the Kintampo Waterfalls without proper ...

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Kintampo Waterfall accident: ‘I’m praying for families of victims’ – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has extended his condolence to the bereaved families of students who lost their lives in Sunday’s ghastly accident at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region. At least 18 persons were confirmed dead after a huge tree run off the top of the waterfall, and descended unto the dozens of revelers swimming beneath the fall. ...

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