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Friday, 05-06-15

APOCALYPSE IN ACCRA 5

Flooding, resulting from torrential rains brought Accra to its knees last Wednesday night, with unimaginable loss of lives and destruction of properties.

PRESIDENT DECLARES 3 DAYS OF MOURNING

President John Dramani Mahama has announced three days of national mourning, beginning from next Monday, for the people who lost their lives in the fire and floods which occurred in Accra last Wednesday night.

EXPLOSION KILLS 130 IN ACCRA FLOODS

Residents of Accra woke up yesterday to the devastating news of several deaths in an explosion at a Kwame Nkrumah Circle filling station which claimed about 200 lives.

2 GRABBED FOR KIDNAPPING

Two young women have been arrested by the Tepa-Abotoase Police in the Volta Region for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl.

GIVE ME BULLDOZER – RAWLINGS

Former President Jerry Rawlings yesterday reminisced about the days when he joined officers and men of the Ghana Armed Forces to save lives and property in times of disaster.

BUILDINGS STANDING ON WATER COURSES TO BE DEMOLISHED

Following the torrential rains that submerged Accra on Wednesday and an explosion at a fuel station during the flooding that claimed over 100 lives, President John Mahama has announced the government’s resolve to stop the unauthorized construction of buildings on water course.

POLICE OFFICERS COMPLETE INTENSIVE TRAINING ON CYBER SECURITY

Thirty Police (30) offices from the Ashanti regional Police command have graduated from a (3) – day intensive Cyber security Training programme dubbed ePolice Academy 2015. The programme was organised by the Ghana Internet Safety Foundation in partnership with the Christian Service University College (CSUC) and Ghana Police Administration.

INSURERS COUNT DISASTER COST

Insurance claims are expected to reach an all time high following the torrential rains that caused fire and flood disaster in the country’s capital, Accra, on Wednesday.

ACCRA FLOODS IMPAIR BUSINESSES

Accra, and other parts of the country, was brought to its knees amidst wailing when the aftermath of Wednesday’s devastating floods became even more visible the morning after.

UNDERTAKING NOW ATTRACTS YOUNG PEOPLE

More young energetic people are gradually moving into undertaking; a duty which had been the preserve of the old.

PEARL AMOAH NYAMEKOR BACK ON THE INTERNATIONAL FRONT

She is one of Ghana’s foremost international beauty queen and an international model whoe career took her to the top of her profession.