Kotoka International Airport

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2013
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editorial On June 4, 2013, the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) issued a statement announcing the arrest in the United States of Mr. Solomon Adelaquaye, Managing Director of Sohin Security Services Limited, the company in charge of security at our premier airport, Kotoka International. According to th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Feb 25th, 2013
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Officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) of Ghana have made the largest seizure of cocaine in recent years at the Tema Harbour. The drug, estimated to be 200 kilogrammes, with a street value of $12 million, was concealed in a 40-footer container filled with 1,946 boxes of shampoo imported fro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 17th, 2012
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SIX years after a Nigerian 18-seater Dornier 228 Air Force transport plane, carrying 15 senior army officers and three crewmembers crashed leaving only three survivors that sustained serious injuries on September 17, 2006, 2012 will go down in history as the year that recorded the most recurrence of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Oct 1st, 2012
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Drug smugglers packed hollowed out fruit with 16.5lbs of cocaine worth £750,000 in an attempt to smuggle it into the country by plane. Hidden among a delivery of fruit and vegetables, customs officers discovered the illegal haul when the flight from Ghana landed at Heathrow airport on Tuesday. The co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The NPP’s Akufo-Addo made an emphatic statement during his encounter at the IEA’s Presidential Debate that he is not corrupt, has never been corrupt, and will never bow to corruption. Let’s hear him: “I am determined to fight corruption aggressively, and I can do so, because...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Jun 26th, 2012
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An Irvine couple, who used their popular blog to chronicle their journey to adopt four children from Ghana, was detained by Ghanaian authorities and forced to spend a night in detention as they tried to take the children back to the U.S., according to officials. Sol and Christine Moghadam were travel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2012
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor For all that he may be to political observers, President Mills is definitely uncharismatic and lacks the drive to act decisively—and with authority too—as expected; but his approach to governance has to be viewed on its own terms and judged as such. Being self-effacing and r...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jun 3rd, 2012
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Following the crash of a Nigerian carrier, Allied Air at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana on Saturday night, while attempting to land, the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harold Demuren, with top officers from the authority and officers of the Accide...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 3rd, 2012
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By Nana Kofi Acquah I have been working for a while in Accra’s biggest slum; officially called Old Fadama but notoriously known among the citizenry as  Sodom and Gomorrah. Whenever I am there working, it is really not poverty and destruction I see. What I see, is a lot of hope and an all out [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ghana
Jun 3rd, 2012
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Ten people died after a cargo plane smashed through a runway fence at Ghana’s international airport and slammed into a minivan bus. The Boeing 727 had flown in from the Nigerian capital of Lagos when it overshot the runway at Accra’s Kotoka International airport. The injured four-man airc...