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Passengers escape unscathed as STC bus bursts into flames

An Intercity State Transport Company (STC) Bus was gutted by fire early this [Saturday] morning on the Peki-Kpeve stretch of the Eastern Corridor Road while conveying passengers to Nkwanta. According to eyewitnesses, the bus from Accra reached a spot between Peki and Kpeve when the driver’s dashboard suddenly burst into flames. The fire spread through the vehicle resulting in a stampede ...

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STC users angry over suspension of services to Tamale

Users of the state-owned Intercity State Transport Company Limited [STC], are unhappy with the suspension of the company’s services to  Tamale. The company’s management suspended operations from the south to Tamale, following the temporary closure of the Buipe and Yapei bridges. This is affecting most travelers who rely on the Intercity STC coaches for safety, reliability and comfort. This unpleasant ...

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STC ordered to suspend operations at Asafo terminal

The Ashanti Regional Security Council has directed management of the State Transport Corporation (STC), to suspend operations at the Asafo bus terminal in Kumasi, until the conflict with operators of the VIP buses is resolved. According to a Citi News source, the meeting between leadership of the VIP, the GPRTU and the STC ended inconclusively. The meeting was to address a ...

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VIP resisting us due to fear of competition – STC

Managers of the State Transport Corporation (STC), say the VIP bus transport operators’ resistance of their plans to begin operations at Asafo market in Kumasi, is largely because they are scared of competition. Some officials of STC, who had visited the Asafo Market terminal to launch the Corporation’s new terminal were denied access to the venue by VIP bus officials. ...

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One arrested in STC, VIP fight over terminal in Kumasi

One person has been arrested during a protest by workers of the Neoplan bus terminal at Asafo, Kumasi, in the standoff between them and the State Transport Company Limited (STC). This was after operators of the VIP buses and Inter-City STC clashed over a loading terminal on Monday morning. It took the intervention of police to calm the situation, and ...

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Operators of STC, VIP fight over terminal in Kumasi

There was total chaos at the Asafo, a suburb of Kumasi when operators of VIP bus and Inter-City STC clashed over a loading terminal Monday morning. It took police men from the SWAT team from the Ashanti police Headquarters led by Commander of Operations, Supt. Caesar Abanga, hours to bring sanity to the densely populated BB arena as the two ...

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VIP blocks STC from loading buses at Asafo market 

The opening of State Transport Corporation’s (STC) new branch at Asafo Market in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, has been suspended after some officials of the private VIP bus transport service, denied officials of STC access to the area. Some officials of STC had visited the Asafo Market terminal to launch the Corporation’s new terminal, but the unexpected happened when some officials of VIP ...

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Don’t politicize STC affairs – Nana Akomea to Ghanaians

The Managing Director of the State Transport Company (STC), Nana Akomea is urging Ghanaians not to view new developments at the company through partisan lenses. He said the efforts of the previous management of the company under the John Mahama government must be appreciated since it helped transform the company. In a facebook post on Friday he said the former ...

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Gov’t to purchase 800 new buses for MMT, STC

Government will soon purchase 800 new buses for the Metro Mass Transit and Inter-City State Transport Corporation (ISCT). The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta who revealed this in Parliament on Monday said in all 200 of the buses will operate on compress natural gas while the 600 others will operate on diesel. “…As part of Government’s effort to improve ...

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Minister of Transport inaugurates Intercity STC board

Mr Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister of Transport, has inaugurated the Board of Directors for the Intercity State Transport Corporation Coaches Limited (ISTC) with a call on them to ensure its smooth running. The Board members include Mr Samuel Oppong, Chairman; Nana Akomea, the Managing Director as the Deputy Board Chairman. Other members of the Board are Mr Daniel Soglo ...

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