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This is the first time Nana Addo is taking a vacation after 16 months in office.

President AKufo-Addo has left Ghana for the United Kingdom for a one-week vacation, a statement from the presidency has said.

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The Police in Cape Coast say they are investigating and also searching for suspects who were engaged in a sand wining spree on May Day this year at Ekon in the Cape Coast Metropolis.

ATL FM News gathers that on the said day, one Kojo Sam, now on police enquiry bail, gave clearance for residents from Ekon and other parts of the Metropolis to win sand at the shores of Ekon. This caused a number of people to flock the shore to engage in the devastating act.

The Aviation Minister, Cecilia Dapaah, has said there is an urgent need to train more local pilots and cabin crew.

The Domestic Aviation space is expected to witness some vibrancy and stiff competition from December this year as four carriers are currently going through the final necessary requirement to start operations.

Airline companies in Ghana, according to her, are currently struggling to recruit local pilots and crew members because of massive shortage.

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia (left) and Mr Abebe Aemro Selassie, IMF Mission Chief for Ghana. Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concern about the rising public debt in sub-Saharan African countries.

According to the 2018 Regional Economic Outlook survey report released in Accra yesterday, about 40 per cent of low-income countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region “are now assessed as being in debt distress or at high risk of debt distress”.

“Debt levels in many sub-Saharan African countries have continued to rise…..Many other countries continue to rely on public-investment-driven growth, with rising debt levels,” the 126-page report said.