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One crashed to death in Wenchi as truck runs over motorbike

A motorbike rider is battling for his life while another died on the spot as a dump truck runs over them in Wenchi. The body of the deceased, Emmanuel…

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One crashed to death in Wenchi

One crashed to death in Wenchi as truck runs over motorbike

One crashed to death in Wenchi: At least one person died on the spot at Wenchi in the Bono Region when a tipper truck ran over a motorbike, the police have confirmed.

Another person, identified as Alhassan Mumuni, on the motorbike is said to be in critical condition at the Wenchi Methodist Hospital, a Surgeon, Dr. Sibiri Bellu, told Asaase News.

The body of the deceased, Emmanuel Drami, 19, has been taken to the morgue for preservation.

The police are investigating the cause of the crash.

Statistics on road crashes in Ghana

Road carnages claim 2,310 lives by November 2020, according to provisional data compiled by the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service.

The eleven months’ total data remains higher than the total lives lost in 2019 standing at 2,284 a difference of 28.

This stands to be the highest figure of road deaths recorded in the last decade even without figures for December 2020; aside 2019, 2012 recorded 2,240 deaths and 2015 recorded the least fatal crashes at 1,802.

The Ashanti Region recorded the most casualties of 497, higher than its 2019 figure of 448.

The Eastern Region as at November 2020 had lost 341 lives to place third in the roll.

Greater Accra recorded 410 as against 449 recorded last year with Accra alone recording 247 related deaths in the period under review; North East Region featured the least lives lost with 12 recorded cases.

This year’s data covered all the 16 Regions: Central Region recorded 221; Western Region 106; Volta Region 120; Northern Region 60; Upper West Region 52; Upper East Region 66; Bono Region 102; Bono East Region 129; Ahafo Region 62; Oti Region 30; Savana Region 28; and Western North Region 74.

Crashes involving private cars recorded 9,050, commercial vehicles recorded 8,446 and Motor or Cycle clashes at 5,111.

The report from January to November 2020 showed total clashes of 22,607 vehicles were involved; whiles 2,442 pedestrians were knockdown and 13,787 persons were injured.

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has noted that the nation loses over US$230 million annually due to road crashes and within the last 28 years, over 46,000 Ghanaians have been killed in road accidents nationwide.

According to the Commission distraction and over-speeding on the part of drivers remained the leading causes of road crashes in recent times.

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Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo’s son until her release from the prison

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Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo's son until her release from the prison

Two groups to give GHC2000 each month to Akuapem Poolo’s son until her release from the prison

The deep love some Ghanaians have shown Rosemond Brown a.k.a Akuapem Poolo doe not only rest on mere posts on social media. Some generous groups from Ghana have pledged to help the little son of the jailed young lady. The little boy will be under the care of his grandmother and his upkeep until his mother returns from jail has been secured with solid financial support by these benevolent groups.

A social media post on Ayisha Modi’s page has revealed that two groups have come together to give the little boy GHC2000 each month as money for his upkeep.

The two groups identified to be doing this great gesture are Modis Outreach and Wanaafriq.

An Instagram post from Ayisha Modi confirming this gesture reads: “My daughter @akuapem_poloo In life everything happens for a reason and I must say what you going through now is a blessing in disguise, have it in mind that wherever there’s a #disgrace there’s also one important thing called grace, remember the stone that the builders rejected became the cornerstone . On this day @modisoutreach and @wanaafriq in collaboration with GIWA FOUNDATION @giwasariki has decided to give your mother 2000gh every month to take care of your child as you spend 90days in prison and also a plot of land to you and my cousin @qwasi_blay when you finally come out.. @qwasi_blay blood 🩸 you know what to do when she is finally out😘😘😘😘😘.”

 

 

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Meanwhile the godmother of Rosemond has already sent GHC 5000 to the family to take care of the little boy.

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Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

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Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested in Kwamekyere

Two people transporting human bones to fetish priest arrested: Two men have been arrested in the Eastern Region in possession of objects believed to be human skulls and bones, the police have said.

The suspects – Awatey David Okra, 22, a driver, and Nicholas Amenuvor, 20 – were arrested by residents of Kwamekyere, a community in the Ayensuano District, following a tip-off.

A statement from the police said a search of their taxi cab revealed a black suitcase containing bones, suspected to be human.

According to the police, the suspects said they were transporting the items to a fetish priest known as Gagba of Kwamekyere village on behalf of one Djoka of Niifio.

When the police accompanied the suspects to Gagba’s shrine he was not around. However, a pot containing a skull, believed to be human, was found on the compound.

“The suitcase with the bones, the pot containing the skull, and the pan with its contents were retained for evidential purposes whilst the two suspects are detained for further investigation,” the police spokesperson for the region, Francis Gomado, told the Accra-based Starr FM.

“Meanwhile, efforts are underway to trace and apprehend the other accomplices for the appropriate action to be taken and also to send the bones and the skull to the Police Hospital mortuary [in Accra] for preservation, determination, examination, and identification.”

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Guys don’t want to date me because of the Videos I Post On Social Media – Abena Korkor Laments

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No Guy Wants To Date Me Because of The Videos I Post On Social Media – Abena Korkor Cries Out

No Guy Wants To Date Me: Media personality Abena Korkor has been sighted shedding uncontrollable tears for fear that she might not be able to secure for herself a boyfriend.

The TV show host in a video sighted allayed her fears on why she thinks she might not have her own boyfriend.

According to her, a recent video she shared on social media that got netizens talking may end her up as a spinster forever. She admitted that no guy will be willing to have a girlfriend who shares videos of her semi unclad self.

Crying about her fears she disclosed that management of the TV station where she works has decided to put her show on hold.

She assured her fans on social media that she will bounce back even though she has lost one source of income.

Little about Abena Korkor

Abena Korkor was in the news somewhere in 2018 when she accused some media personalities and politicians for taking advantage of her bipolar disorder and had s3x with her.

I never lied nor apologized, those guys did pay me for sex – Nana Abena Korkor Addo

Nana Abena Korkor Addo, a former student of the University of Cape Coast insists her claims that some renowned journalists and politicians slept with her still stands.

In a post on her instagram page, she denied ever apologizing over the claims stating that she never lied about the persons she named as having laid her expressing shock at media reports on the matter.

“They are not false allegations. I can’t live a lie. I can’t live with that I am sorry. A girl is sexually engaged and she has to apologise but the man who engaged her doesn’t. Maybe there should have been no apologies. I can’t live with that. The next time I say something everyone who think I am just crying wolf. No, I can’t live with that. We are all wrong and we all apologise if need be Why should I apologise for my manic episode. Who apologises for malaria, diabetes or hypertension” she wrote on her Instagram wall.

Abena Korkor known by her peers as “Lincy On Fire”, in February 2015 gained similar media attention after she leaked her own nude images and videos on social media for reasons best known to her.

Subsequently, it was gathered that her action was as a result of a condition which she claimed was not known to her and therefore became an advocate for mental health education.

Nothing was ever heard of her until at the weekend when she in series of facebook posts made shocking revelations including her incarceration in the Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn in the United States for 18 months for drug trafficking in 2010 among other claims she had slept with some persons.

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