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Supreme Court cancels District Assembly Elections

The Supreme Court has directed the Electoral Commission [EC] to call off the much publicized District Assembly elections which was scheduled for March 3, 2015. The EC was dragged to court by an aspiring Assembly man, Benjamin Eyi Mensah, represented ...

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Demo hits MP over cocaine

A Pressure group calling itself the Concerned Youth of Lower Manya in the Lower Manya Krobo Constituency of the Eastern Region has hinted that it will embark on a massive demonstration against the Member of Parliament for the area, Ebenezer ...

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GCAP seeks investors to establish commercial agric

The Ghana Commercial Agriculture Project (GCAP) is seeking investors to invest in rice production on the 10,000 hectare arable land at the Nasia-Nabongo Valley in the Northern Region. Potential investors who wish to cultivate rice within the GCAP demarcated area ...

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Reduction in mango volumes

According to Indian mango growers and traders, unfavourable climate conditions have led to a substantial reduction in mango produce this year. So, consumers will have to wait till the supply of mangoes increases, taking down the prices. Alphonso mangoes had ...

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Ghana’s cedi to strengthen on IMF deal, others stable

Ghana’s cedi is expected to ride the wave of positive investor sentiment after the government’s successful negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, while other African currencies are likely to hold steady. The cedi has struggled against the greenback (dollar) since ...

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Ebola: Asian herb prevents infection in mice and human cells

The new compound derived from a Chinese herb that prevents Ebola will have to be treated in primates before use in drugs for humans.CDC/ Dr. Frederick A. Murphy Tetrandrine, a molecule derived from an Asian herb, has been found to ...

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US signs trade pledge with East Africa, eyes rest of continent

The United States and five East African countries pledged on Thursday to ease trade flows and set the stage for more US investment, a program that could be extended to other parts of Africa. The agreement commits Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, ...

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Technology crucial to improved agriculture in Ghana – USAID

Mr Festus Kwadzokpo, Capacity Building Coordinator of US Agency for International Development (USAID) Feed the Future Agriculture Support Project, has said enhanced investment, institutional coordination and application of science and technology in agriculture was crucial for the growth of the ...

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Weightlifting equipment wastes at Tema port

Information reaching Rite Sports indicates that, The Ghana Weightlifting Federation (GWF) is in a race with time, as it struggles to raise GH₵7, 229. 68 to salvage two sets of equipment that have been lying at the Tema port for ...

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Hearts leaves for Benin on Thursday to play their second leg

Rite FM Sports can exclusively confirm that, Ghana’s representative of this year CAF Confederation Cup competition, Accra Hearts Oak, will leave Accra on Thursday for Cotonou to play their second leg encounter against AS Police on Sunday in Benin; Hearts ...

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