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Nanumba South: Commuters Lament Over Increase In Boat Fares

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Following recent increases in the price of petroleum products, boat operators on the River Oti in the Nanumba South District of the Northern Region have raised their fares.

Instead of GH5, motorbike riders must pay between GH7 and GH10 cedis to be transported across the river.

Passengers who were previously charged GH1 must now pay GH3 to cross the river.

Many communities across the Oti River in the Northern Region must travel to Bimbilla on a daily basis for business.

On Bimbilla market days, such as today, the area is extremely crowded as people cross the river from both sides.

Passengers and motorcycles are transported across in canoes and boats.

There is only one boat that can transport 10 motorcycles and 30 passengers at the same time, whereas the canoe can transport 3 motorcycles and 10 passengers.

Fuel price increases, according to river boat operators, are affecting their work. They claim that their fuel expenses have skyrocketed.

“On market days like this, we don’t rest,” said Hudu Alhassan, a boat operator. We are constantly on the river, ferrying passengers. We raised the price due to fuel costs. We buy a lot because the machine uses a lot of fuel.”

“Our main problem is the river and the fares we now pay,” said Awabu Abdulai, a businesswoman crossing the river. All of our money goes toward transportation because everything has increased, and the motor kings and boats have also raised their fares.”

“We’re asking the government to build a bridge across the river for us.”

Fusheina Mahama, another businesswoman, stated, “our road is now a problem.” You can no longer travel on this road if you don’t have money. You pay for the canoes and the motor kings.”

Motor king operators on the Bimbilla side who transport them to Bimbilla have raised their fares as well.

One significant challenge for passengers using the boats to cross is the lack of lifeguards.

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Monkeypox Spreads To Two More Countries After Cases Double In UK

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As the global outbreak of monkeypox continues, two more countries have confirmed cases.

Previous cases outside of Africa have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, and elsewhere in recent weeks.

While the UK Health Security Agency announced that the number of cases in the country has risen to 20, Germany and Belgium have both confirmed the presence of the smallpox-like disease.

The medical service of Germany’s armed forces confirmed finding a single case of the “virus beyond doubt for the first time in Germany on May 19 in a patient with characteristic skin lesions.”

Belgian health officials confirmed two cases of the viral disease.

According to a Flemish broadcaster, both were discovered in men who had attended the same party.

Spanish health officials confirmed 14 new cases earlier today, bringing the total to 21, mostly in and around Madrid.

Another 20 cases are suspected, 19 in Madrid’s central region and one in the Canary Islands.

Italy has also confirmed two new infections, bringing the country’s total to three.

Smallpox vaccine is being offered to UK health workers who have been exposed to the virus.

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Namibian School Warns Parents Of ‘Demonic’ Webpage Indoctrinating Children

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A Namibian school has issued a warning to parents about a “demonic” website that they claim is indoctrinating children into committing evil acts.

The state-owned Grootfontein Secondary School warned parents in a letter dated 16 May 2022 to be aware of the web pages “Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant” and “FNAF – Five Nights at Freddy” to ensure that their children are not exposed to them.

Mr Botma, the school’s principal, stated that the authorities noticed some of the students acting strangely and out of character.

Botma stated that the children in question were exposed to the Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant website.

The letter read;

16 May 2022

RE: CHUCK’S CHEESE & FNAF

It is with great concern that we bring the following to your attention. We have noticed that some of our learners are acting strangely and out of character.

We learned that some of them came into contact with a terrible webpage called: Chucky’s Cheese Restaurant.

Here children interact with a demonic doll. At first, it is very entertaining and friendly, but after a while, the doll indoctrinates them, dares them and threatens them if they do not do certain things.

Daring them includes: strangle a friend, kill a teacher, burn your house, etc.

Chucky Cheese Restaurant was recently replaced by FNAF- Five Nights at Freddy, which is even worse.

These sites are already active in Namibia.

We urge you to please control what your child is watching on your phone, their own phone, tablets, laptops, etc.

We, as parents, are thinking they are playing an innocent game, but it is NOT. They are dared to even kill.

Please also inform your friends and other family members of this. Please contact our school Counselor with any enquiries or comments. tours faithfully.

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Kwaku Bonsam ‘Curses’ President Akufo-Addo, This Is What He Said

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Nana Kwaku Bonsam, a celebrity fetish priest, has expressed Ghanaians’ collective frustration with President Nana Akufo-Addo.

According to him, President Akufo-Addo will go to hell for deceiving Ghanaians and failing the people.

Nana Kwaku Bonsam said on Angel FM, where he pronounced the curses, that Akufo-Addo has failed to deliver on his promises to Ghanaians and is thus a sure candidate for Hell.

“You mentioned that we have the money yet are hungry. But now that you’ve joined the government, we’re even more hungry. We can’t afford to live comfortably, and our girlfriends are deserting us because we can’t afford to keep up,” he explained.

“The bible talks about lies, and the President lied, thus he will go to hell,” the fetish priest believes the President’s lies will send him to hell.

Nana Kwaku Bonsam expressed concern that Ghanaians were living in abject poverty, which had been exacerbated by poor governance and economic hardship.

As a result, he has placed the blame squarely on the shoulders of President Akufo-Addo, who he claims has failed to capitalize on the country’s resources in order to push Ghana to become a prosperous nation.

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