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Another Kumasi Shooting; Driver shoots man three times and commits suicide on seeing police



It has come to our notice another shooting incident that happened at Tech-Ayeduase, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region on Tuesday morning.

According to a report received, the deceased [private KIA saloon driver] first argued with a lady driver whiles they were all in traffic and pulled the gun from his car.

The report has it that, an okada rider (Aboboyaa operator) who tried to prevent the man[ KIA saloon driver] from the shooting was fired three times at a close range.

The (Aboboyaa) operator was shot three times in the stomach. It is unclear whether the [KIA saloon driver] meant to shoot the lady with the gun or not.

Few minutes after the incident, residents around started confronting him the suspect but he shot himself in the head and died on the spot.

His body has been deposited at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue pending autopsy

The Ayeduase Police who are investigating the matter is yet to speak on the matter.

Eyewitness report has it that the Okada rider is currently in critical condition is still receiving treatment at a health facility.

The assembly member for Ayeduase, Kotei Twumduase Electoral Area Justice Attobrah who confirmed the unfortunate incident said:

“there was a misunderstanding between two drivers at Ayeduase drivers which resulted in fighting between the two drivers”

“One guy called Amoah attempted to separate the fight but one angry driver entered his car and shot our brother Amoah after he (the driver) directed his anger at him. He shot himself dead when he saw a police vehicle coming to the scene”.





3 Die in Fatal Accident On Accra To Kumasi Highways



Three persons have died in a fatal accident on Osino to Anyinam stretch of the Accra to Kumasi highways.

The accident occurred at 8:00 pm when a speeding taxi cab with registration number GE 6014-11 collided head-on with a private Toyota Corolla saloon killing three persons instantly.

“A taxi cap with the registration number GE 6014-11 had a collision with a private Toyota saloon cap. The cause of the accident is yet to be traced. Out of six passengers on board, 3 three survived and the other three died instantly” a witness told bryt FM.

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EC publishes 2020 Special Voters list



The Electoral Commission (EC) has announced the publication of the special voters’ list for the December 7 polls.

The special voting list is to pave way for individuals who will perform special duties on December 7 vote ahead of the big day.

It covers security, media personnel, and election officials who will be unable to vote at the polling stations where they registered.

The EC, in a statement, noted that the list is available on its website for the individuals who fall within the set categories to check their names.

It added soft copies of the special voters’ register have been provided to the representatives of organisations participating in the exercise to enable their members to verify their details and locations ahead of time.

Meanwhile, the special voting exercise has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

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Fuel prices likely to increase next year



Executive Director for the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana (COPEC), Duncan Amoah, has said prices of petroleum products are likely to increase next year.

According to Mr Amoah, the likely price increments is due to the change in US government.

He posits that the new US government, headed by Joe Biden, is more inclined to environmental protection and as such might put a cap on the volumes of oil produced by the US.

“The Democrat party which is now coming into government is more concerned about environmental issues and are more likely to put a cap on oil production because they believe it destroys the environment,” he stated.

“So if a cap is placed on the volume of oil production from the US, supply side is going to take a hit and oil prices for 2021 might go beyond the $50 mark and what that means for us as a country who imports finished oil products, will be to pay more for it,” he added.

The Executive Director of COPEC made the projection on the sidelines of a workshop to educate the media on energy and petroleum issues.


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