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Irregularities cited in US$150 coronavirus test at Kotoka Airport

The Herald, has landed reports from the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, painting a bad picture about the US$150 per a person COVID-19 testing of travellers arriving in Ghana by the private company; Frontier Healthcare. The issues range from illegal operations, extortion, lack of staff, tax avoidance among others, …

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Four trotros carrying 36 West Africa nationals intercepted at Elubo

The Western Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in a joint operation with the Ghana Armed Forces on Thursday, September 10 intercepted four commercial vehicles en route to Takoradi. The vehicles had on board illegal West African nationals who were consequently arrested. According to GIS, intelligence was gathered …

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Coronavirus: Banks deferred GH¢3bn in loan repayments

Commercial banks deferred a little over GH¢3bn in loan repayments for customers as they battled the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ghana Bankers Association has said. The Deputy Chief Executive of the Association, John Awuah, in remarks captured in the PwC 2020 Ghana Banking Survey report, said the banks …

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AMA workers threaten to boycott coronavirus burials

Environmental health workers of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) who have been conducting the burial of persons who have died of COVID-19 since its outbreak have had to deal with some angry relatives of the deceased who want to have their way. Leader of the COVID-19 burial team Joseph Asitanga told TV3’s Komla Adom …

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Coronavirus: KIA’s new installation ahead of Tuesday resumption of flight

President Akufo-Addo on Sunday, August,30,2020 visited Kotoka International Airport to ascertain the facility’s readiness in the reopening of the Air borders. Ghana’s Kotoka International airport(KIA) will be reopened on Tuesday, September 1, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced on Sunday, August,30,2020. This comes after five months of shutdown as part of measures …

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LIVESTREAMING: Good Morning Ghana on Metro TV

Join Randy Abbey and his panellists on Metro TV’s ‘Good Morning Ghana’ as they discuss today’s major headlines. The president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addressed the nation for the 16th time on the measures his government has taken to combat the spread of the novel Coronavirus among Ghanaians. He announced …

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LIVESTREAMING: Fumigation exercise, other updates on reopening of KIA

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the opening of the country’s air boarders after 5 months of inactivity due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The reopening and resumption of operations at KIA takes effect on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. However, Nana Akufo-Addo in his 16th televised address to the nation, on Saturday …

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