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Road incidents cost Ghana 1.6% of GDP

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The deputy director of the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation of the National Road Safety Commission, David Osafo Adonteng, indicated that Ghana “wastes” more than 1.2 trillion cedi (€94 million, US$128 million) annually on road-traffic injuries. The cost involved in road-traffic injuries means that 1.6 percent of the country’s gross domestic product per annum is channeled into solving the road-traffic injuries’ situation. Ten thousand fatal traffic incidents occur annually on roads in Ghana, …

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