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January 16, 2018 6:42 AM Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Chairman Bill Ford said the car maker would have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range by 2022. It comes as countries around the world put more pressure on car makers to rein in carbon emissions 14

January 11, 2018 6:40 AM You didn’t leave over 400 cars – Hamid replies Mahama

The Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, has said the Mahama administration sold state vehicles at least two days to the inauguration of Nana Akufo-Addo as President. Disputing claims by Former President John Mahama that he left ‘a sea of vehicles’ for the Akufo-Addo administration, Mr. Hamid said the current administration came to meet only 179 vehicles 16

December 31, 2017 1:52 PM Dozens killed in bus and lorry road crash in Kenya

At least 36 people have died in a head-on collision between a lorry and a Nairobi-bound bus on a notoriously dangerous road near Migaa in Kenya. Local officials said the accident happened at 03:00 (0:00 GMT), and the bus was speeding and in the wrong lane. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has ranked Kenya as one of the world’s worst countries for road safety 13

December 30, 2017 1:13 PM Media also deserve V8 treatment during tours – A/R GJA Chair

The Ashanti Regional branch Chairman of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), Kingsley Hope has charged politicians and other government officials to prioritize the welfare of journalists when travelling with them on assignments. He expressed worry over the rickety vehicles given to Journalists during working visits or tours by Ministers and other 12

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 29

October 31, 2017 2:37 PM Arrested Soldiers Not Members Of Operation Vanguard

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says three soldiers who were arrested for allegedly extorting monies from some residents at Aboso in the Western Region are not members of the anti-galamsey taskforce, Operation Vanguard. A statement signed by the Director of Public Relations of GAF, Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie confirmed that the three are from the Air Force 21

October 31, 2017 1:57 PM Arrested soldiers not from Operation Vanguard – GAF

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has said the three soldiers arrested for alleged extortion are from the Air Force Base in Takoradi and not members of Operation Vanguard. A statement issued by GAF, and signed by the Director of Public Relations, Colonel E. Aggrey – Quashie, stated: “GAF in collaboration with the Police are investigating the matter and if it comes 17

October 30, 2017 1:10 AM Ghana gets $5m from US to fight child trafficking

The United States government through the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office has supported anti-human trafficking institutions in Ghana with $5 million to fight child trafficking and forced child labour. The beneficiary institutions include; IOM and Free the Slaves, an NGO, which formed part of the Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership signed between 10

October 27, 2017 11:53 AM Poverty Not Excuse For Child Trafficking – Otiko Djaba

Minster for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba has stated that poverty should not be an excuse for parents and guardians to indulge in child trafficking. She said her ministry is working hard with all stakeholders and agencies to deal ruthlessly with persons who are caught engaging in child trafficking. The Minister made this comment 11

October 26, 2017 1:38 PM GPRTU Welcomes New Smart Driving Licence

The National vice chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Mr Robert Sarbah, has called on both commercial and private drivers in the country to welcome the new smart driving licence being introduced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA). Mr Sarbah told the Daily Heritage in Accra yesterday that drivers should be patient 8