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October 23, 2017 1:56 AM Fire outbreaks in Ashanti Region reduce significantly

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Ohemeng Tawiah Fire incidents have dropped by 40 percent in the Ashanti Region, between January and September of this year, compared to 2016. Casualty rates over the same period reduced from 41 to 14 over the same period. Fire officials attribute the development to increased public education and proactive measures targeted 43

October 21, 2017 10:33 AM Atomic Explosion, Gas Tanker Driver Dead

The driver of the gas truck which was involved in the Atomic Gas explosion in Accra Ussif, has died. The Chiarman of the Gas Tanker Drivers Association, Shafiu Mohammed, confirmed his death in a telephone interview with According to Mr. Mohammed, the drivers were in a meeting at Kpone in the Greater Accra Region yesterday, Thursday 84

October 21, 2017 10:12 AM Minister orders closure of gas station sited close to Kumasi Abattoir

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Nana Yaw Gyimah Mensah Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah, has ordered the closure of Mambah Gas Station at Kaase in Kumasi for operating illegally. The shutdown will, however, take effect after current stocks are sold out. The gas station is also found to be wrongly sited in a heavy commercial enclave near the Kumasi 43

October 20, 2017 1:36 PM Atomic explosion driver dies after getting new tanker

The driver of the gas tanker that exploded at Atomic junction in Accra a fortnight ago, reportedly died mysteriously just when he had gotten a new tanker to work with. Yussif Seidu, who escaped unhurt during the explosion, according to the Public Relations Officer of the LPG Marketing Companies Association, Kwame Owiredu, died after becoming unconscious 52

October 20, 2017 12:58 PM Tanker driver in Atomic gas explosion dies ‘mysteriously’

The driver of the gas tanker that exploded at Atomic junction in Accra a fortnight ago, who escaped unhurt, Yussif Seidu, has died mysteriously after becoming unconscious during a meeting of LPG truck drivers. The Public Relations Officer of the LPG Marketing Companies Association, Kwame Owiredu, who confirmed the incident to Citi News, said the driver 84

October 18, 2017 8:27 PM Level of partisanship in Ghana sickening – Ayariga

A former Environment, Science and Technology Minister, Mahama Ayariga has bemoaned the “sickening” level of partisanship permeating the Ghanaian society. “That’s one thing that we need to deal with in this country,” the Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP) stated on Starr Chat Wednesday with Bola Ray. “The level of partisanship that you’d see around 31

October 18, 2017 4:20 PM Criminals Can’t Hide Under Digital Property Addressing System

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication, on Wednesday said information collected for the National Digital Property Addressing System would be kept under lock and key. According to her the system would also make it difficult for criminals to hide in the country as well as prevent them from accessing or hacking any data. Speaking at the launch 55

October 18, 2017 3:22 PM Akufo-Addo Launches National Digital Property Addressing System

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the National Digital Property Addressing System, “ghanapostGPS”, describing it as a “move ever closer to realizing our vision of formalising the Ghanaian economy.” Launching the event at the Accra International Conference Centre on Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo noted that the informal nature of Ghana’s 54

October 18, 2017 1:03 PM Digital Property Addressing System will be sustained – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said his government will commit all the necessary resources to ensure that the country’s digital property addressing system is sustained. “Law enforcement agencies can easily access address more effectively in order to deal with crime. Health, fire and ambulance services can effectively identify property locations in order to save lives 51

October 18, 2017 12:52 PM Nana Addo launches Ghana’s Digital Property Address System

The National Digital Property Addressing System, also known as the Ghana Post GPS, has been launched with President Nana Akufo-Addo urging Ghanaians from various sectors to take advantage of it. Speaking at the launch, President Akufo-Addo expressed the hope that this new address database will create an avenue for new businesses, and aid systematic revenue 37