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Transport academy established in Tema – To train drivers, mechanics

Transport academy established in Tema – To train Drivers, Mechanics A transport academy to offer modern training on the operations and maintenance of commercial heavy-duty vehicles and buses has been established in Tema to boost the transportation sector in the country. The establishment of the West African Transport Academy is a collaboration between Ghana and Scania, a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles and parts, with specialisation in trucks and buses. The collaboration forms part... Read More »

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Transport academy established in Tema – To train Drivers, Mechanics A transport academy to offer modern training on the operations and maintenance of commercial heavy-duty vehicles and buses has been established in Tema to boost the transportation sector in the country. The establishment of the West African Transport Academy is a collaboration between Ghana and Scania, a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles and parts, with specialisation in trucks and buses. The collaboration forms part… Read More &raquo

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Tax free domestic air tickets likely to start tomorrow

Tax free domestic air tickets likely to start tomorrow Patrons of local airlines are expected to from Saturday, 1st April 2017, enjoy 17.5 percent slash on air tickets they purchase with the passage of the Appropriation Bill by Parliament. This is the indication from the Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah.The Bill which is expected to be passed today (Friday), will give approval to the tax cut announced by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta during... Read More »

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Tax free domestic air tickets likely to start tomorrow Patrons of local airlines are expected to from Saturday, 1st April 2017, enjoy 17.5 percent slash on air tickets they purchase with the passage of the Appropriation Bill by Parliament. This is the indication from the Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah.The Bill which is expected to be passed today (Friday), will give approval to the tax cut announced by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta during… Read More &raquo

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Robbers ‘pose as police’ in Johannesburg airport heist

Robbers ‘pose as police’ in Johannesburg airport heist Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg’s international airport in South Africa, reports say. The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone on Tuesday evening and taken containers of cash. Estimates vary but reports suggest that millions of dollars in different currencies may have been stolen. The company that operates OR Tambo Airport, the continent’s busiest, confirmed a robbery... Read More »

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Robbers ‘pose as police’ in Johannesburg airport heist Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg’s international airport in South Africa, reports say. The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone on Tuesday evening and taken containers of cash. Estimates vary but reports suggest that millions of dollars in different currencies may have been stolen. The company that operates OR Tambo Airport, the continent’s busiest, confirmed a robbery… Read More &raquo

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About 20,000 vehicles registered in January

About 20,000 vehicles registered in January Statistics from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) show that 19,931 vehicles were registered in January this year, a 7.7percent increase over the 2016 figure of 18,401 for the same period. The data for January 2017 also shows that Accra recorded the highest number of 5883 vehicles, followed by Kumasi and Tema with 3006 and 2105 respectively. The Weija and Bivac-Kuntunse offices, also located in Greater Accra both... Read More »

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About 20,000 vehicles registered in January Statistics from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) show that 19,931 vehicles were registered in January this year, a 7.7percent increase over the 2016 figure of 18,401 for the same period. The data for January 2017 also shows that Accra recorded the highest number of 5883 vehicles, followed by Kumasi and Tema with 3006 and 2105 respectively. The Weija and Bivac-Kuntunse offices, also located in Greater Accra both… Read More &raquo

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This Dutch town has traffic lights on the ground because people are staring at their phones

This Dutch town has traffic lights on the ground because people are staring at their phones A Dutch town has introduced an unusual way of trying to keep smartphone-addicted residents safe: Installing traffic lights in the pavement. Bodegraven, in the Netherlands, has put strip lights in the floor at a pedestrian crossing — meaning people who stare at their phones all day will see them, preventing them from wandering dangerously into traffic. (We heard about... Read More »

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This Dutch town has traffic lights on the ground because people are staring at their phones A Dutch town has introduced an unusual way of trying to keep smartphone-addicted residents safe: Installing traffic lights in the pavement. Bodegraven, in the Netherlands, has put strip lights in the floor at a pedestrian crossing — meaning people who stare at their phones all day will see them, preventing them from wandering dangerously into traffic. (We heard about… Read More &raquo

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