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A head-on collision involving one of the new Metro Mass Transit (MMT) buses and a taxi cab at Boaso, near Bechem in the Brong Ahafo Region has left six people dead and 40 others injured.

The bus with registration number GS 2682 -17, which was travelling from Sunyani to Kumasi knocked and killed a mentally ill person at Boaso at about 7.00 pm on Wednesday.

Dr Lawrence Edusei, the pathologist who worked on the body of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, has submitted the full autopsy report on the military officer to the Accra Central District Court.

The submission of the report followed an order by the court directing the pathologist to release the report within three weeks.

That was after police prosecutors had told the court that the pathologist had refused to release the report and all attempts to access it had proved futile.

According to the police, they needed the report to facilitate the committal proceedings of the 22 people accused of killing Major Mahama at Denkyira Obuasi.

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results of candidates who sat for the 2017 private WASSCE but has withheld some 1,873 results for alleged malpractices.

The sub-regional examination body says the 117,306 candidates whose results have been released can assess them via WAEC’s official website from Friday morning.

The statement from the Council also says investigations have commenced to substantiate the veracity of the allegations surrounding the 1,873 withheld results.

New Vision Foundation-International, a non-governmental organization contributing to the agenda of eliminating violence against women in Ghana, is calling on government, religious organizations and the Ghanaian business community to offer direct financial support to organizations working to end violence against women in Ghana.

A research conducted by the Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Center in 1998 revealed that 1 in 3 Ghanaian women suffered physical violence, 27% of women had been sexually abused and 5% of women had been circumcised.

Global estimates published by the World Health organization [WHO] indicates that 1 in 3 [35%] of women worldwide have experienced either physical and or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.