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February 20, 2018 2:55 PM Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 2

February 11, 2018 1:01 PM Russian jet ‘crashes’ after Moscow take-off

A Russian airliner carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed after vanishing from radar screens as it left a Moscow airport for the Urals, media say. The Saratov Airlines An-148 regional jet was en route to the city of Orsk when it went missing. An emergency services source has told Interfax news agency the plane crashed and there was “no chance” of survivors 4

February 9, 2018 8:05 AM Nigeria’s Dana Air blames passenger after door falls off

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja was taxiing on the runway when the emergency exit door came away. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off “without a conscious effort by a passenger to open it”. But one passenger 1

February 8, 2018 4:48 PM Emergency door falls off Nigerian plane

A Nigerian airline has blamed a passenger after one of its aircraft doors fell off shortly after landing. The flight from Lagos to Abuja was taxiing on the runway when the emergency exit door came away. Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off “without a conscious effort by a passenger to open it”. But one passenger 9

February 8, 2018 7:17 AM Nkrumah Circle theft victims are ‘careless’ – G/A Police Commander

The Greater Accra Regional Police Commander, DCOP George Alex Mensah, has described persons who lose their electronic gadgets to thieves at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange in Accra as careless. The Interchange is notorious for pickpockets who sometimes physically assault unsuspecting victims and make away with their phones and monies. These thieves employ 6

February 8, 2018 7:07 AM North Korea military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

North Korea appears to have held a low-key military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics, South Korean media said. The annual event is usually held in April, but Pyongyang hit back at US criticism of its decision to bring it forward. State TV began showing patriotic films in what appeared to be a prelude to a live broadcast. “It seems that North 6

December 27, 2017 3:11 PM LA-Tokyo flight turns back after passenger ‘boards with wrong ticket’

A Tokyo-bound flight carrying the model Chrissy Teigen and her musician husband John Legend turned back to LA after someone reportedly boarded in error. According to Ms Teigen, the passenger boarded at LAX airport with a ticket for a different airline, although this was not confirmed by authorities. The plane turned back four hours into the flight, over the Pacific 31

October 27, 2017 9:18 AM Ghana to partner Egypt in Aviation Industry

Aviation Minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah has indicated that Ghana and Egypt would partner in the aviation industry. She mentioned that apart from the technical aspect, areas like training of cabin crew, ground handling and safety would also be given priority. Mrs Dapaah said this when she met with the Egyptian Minister of Aviation, Sherif Fathi Attia 11

October 27, 2017 7:45 AM Ghana’s Antenatal care made easy with Woman360 initiative

Ghana’s maternal health care has received a major boost with the introduction of the Woman360 franchise. The initiative which is being managed by Netherlands-based PharmAccess is aimed at providing quality, convenient and affordable maternal health to middle class working women. Woman360 is a network of private maternal healthcare providers dedicated 17