New transport fares are out following GPRTU’s rate increment

Commuters around the country awoke to an increase in transportation rates on Friday, 24 hours before the agreed-upon date of October 29. The action is consistent with the Ghana Private Road Transport Union’s (GPRTU) decision to raise tariffs in the face of adversity. Fuel costs have skyrocketed in recent months, causing outrage among drivers who have committed to passing part of the expense on to consumers. Increased lists have been put at vantage points at various Accra bus stations to wa...[Read More]

11 people arrested for rioting over GPRTU tickets and income

Eleven people were arrested for rioting at the Shukura Lorry Station over ticketing and revenue. They appeared in Accra Circuit Court. Emmanuel Gyan, a 21-year-old jobless guy, Seidu Bashiru, a 25-year-old trader, Osman Ayariga, 28, Wadudu Awudu, a 32-year-old driver, Haruna Seidu, a 31-year-old porter, and Issahaku Sulemana, a 26-year-old driver’s friend are among them. Hakibu Shaibu, Adams Yusif Haruna, nicknamed Baba, Oly Rahman, David Mayah, and Shaban Shaibu round out the group. They ...[Read More]