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NADMO, military, move to rescue victims of Accra floods

A joint team of military and the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has gone on a rescue mission after torrential rains hit the capital around 10:30 pm on Monday through to the early hours of Tuesday. The Public Relations Officer for the National Disaster Management Organisation, George Ayisi in an …

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Second Meeting of 8th Parliament begins today

Parliament resumed sitting today, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, for the Second Meeting of the Eighth Parliament. This was contained in a release signed by the Clerk to Parliament, Cyril Oteng Nsiah. His summon came on Standing Order 32 of the House which empowered the clerk to give a written notice …

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Monkeypox confirmed in 16 countries Four times as many countries outside Africa have reported monkeypox this month as have in the previous 50 years.

By Aria Bendix and JoElla Carman Although scientists rarely spot monkeypox outside of the 11 countries in Africa that have reported cases, a recent outbreak has led the disease to be identified in a dozen European countries, along with the U.S., Australia, Canada and Israel. At least 160 confirmed cases of monkeypox have been reported …

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Accra floods twice in four days after another downpour

Parts of Accra have been submerged for the second time in four days. The latest incident happened when the rain started at midnight of Tuesday, May 24. Some areas in the capital affected include Kaneshie, Adabraka, Weija, Teshie, Kwame Nkrumah Circle, Dansoman, Tse Addo and Tesano among others. The torrential …

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Lands Commission head office flooded; documents and computers destroyed

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH Hundreds of documents, computers, and scanners at the Head Office of the Lands Commission in Cantonments, Accra, have been destroyed by floodwaters. The basement of the new building was heavily submerged in water after Saturday night’s downpour, leading to the flooding of the Records Room, Files Room, and I.T. …

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