The Accra Sports Stadium disaster occurred at the Accra Sports Stadium, Accra, Ghana on May 9, 2001. It was a disaster that took the lives of 127 people.
Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - A memorial service has been held at the Accra Sports Stadium in honour of the 127 football fans who lost their lives 16 years ago in the aftermath of a football match between Accra Hearts of Oak and Kumasi Asante Kotoko.
Source: starrfmonline. com - A church building at Gbawe Borla in the Weija-Gbawe Constituency in the Greater Accra region has collapsed injuring at least 20 congregants.
The injured are mostly babies and women, hospital officials have told Starrfmonline.com.
Three church members of the Christ Life Ministry are in critical condition and have been referred to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital for treatment.
Source: starrfmonline. com - Three persons including a child have lost their lives in a fatal road crash at Kawanpe, a community near Kintampo in the Kintampo North District of the Brong Ahafo region.
Source: citifmonline. com - Four people died on the spot while six others sustained various degrees of injury in a road crash that occurred at Assin Juaso near Assin Fosu in the Central Region on Saturday.
Source: starrfmonline. com - Seventeen persons are confirmed dead at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo region after trees crashed on them following a heavy storm on Sunday.
Source: myjoyonline. com - Late Ghanaian actress Gifty Temeng is being laid to rest at a ceremony Saturday.
The event which is being held at Tema Community 8 Methodist Park has been attended by some celebrities in the industry.
Source: myjoyonline. com - An unconfirmed number of people have lost their lives after a 23-seater bus skidded off the Tema-bound section of the Accra-Tema motorway Monday morning, injuring scores.
The Sprinter bus, with Registration number GM 3912-13, is said to have had burst one of its tires and skidded off the road into the bushes.
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Source: myjoyonline. com - A family of eight was down to four after a gas explosion around the Trade Fair Center in Accra, fatally wiped off four members.
Three others are battling for their lives at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. The only one not victimised by the fatalities or causalties is 38-year old Mawuli Addo, who lives at Nunuga in Accra.
Source: myjoyonline. com - Two more victims who were caught up in the La gas explosion at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra on Thursday have died.
This brings the total number of deaths to 11 with 42 others receiving treatment after sustaining various degrees of injuries.
“The President has assured that the bills will be taken care of so the minister has asked the hospitals to submit the bills as soon as possible so that the bills are paid to them.”
Source: citifmonline. com - Three more people have been confirmed dead following the gas explosion incident at La in Accra.
This brings to nine, the number of persons who have died as a result of last Thursday’s incident.