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Ken Agyapong attacked a woman, not women – chief

A Chief in the Central Region has defended Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong who has come under pressure from women groups for his sex-for-job comment. The Kyedomhene of Efutuakwa Traditional Council Nana Kwasi Wadie II explained that ...

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Centers of Excellence for fisheries & Aquaculture to be established in Africa

The African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) is considering the establishment of centers of excellence for fisheries and aquaculture across the continent. An expert consultative meeting on a roadmap for establishing Africa centres of excellence for fisheries and ...

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China promises to assist Ghana in the development of Agriculture

The Chinese government has reiterated its support for Ghana in developing its Savannah zone through agriculture, infrastructure and technology development. Opening the China-Ghana Economic Cooperation Forum here on Tuesday, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana Sun Baohong said food was critical in the ...

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Journalists Receive Training On Professional And Conflict- Sensitive Reporting

By Krobea Asante Tofepa Ntomentwene: Socio-serve Ghana and the Media Foundation for West Africa have jointly organized a two day workshop for some selected media houses and hosts of Morning Shows, political programs, and news casters. The two day program ...

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Cocobod distributes 10 million free cocoa seedlings

The Cocoa Health Education Division (CHED) of Cocobod, has freely distributed 10 million hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers across the Eastern Region as part of efforts to raise the crop’s production level. The Division has targeted to supply 60 million ...

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Ghana is 3rd consumer of marijuana globally – Report

Ghana has dropped to 3rd on the 2015 global rankings of countries where Cannabis Sativa, popularly known as India Hemp or marijuana, is largely smoked or used. Ghana, who only last year was cited in a United Nations 2014 Report ...

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Sex-for-job claim: Women march against Agyapong

A group calling itself Concerned Women of the Eastern region on Thursday, June 30 demonstrated through the principal streets of the regional capital, Koforidua, to register their anger with opposition MP, Mr. Kennedy Agyapong, for alleging that the Chairperson of ...

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Artisans trained in cassava harvester production

The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Institute (CSRI) has successfully trained a number of artisans in the country in the production of a manual cassava harvester. Artisans in the Volta Region are the ...

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Junk foreign chicken dumped on Ghanaians – Darko Farms

Executive Officer (CEO) of Darko Farms Samuel Darko has disclosed that Ghana continues to import frozen chicken considered unwholesome consumption yet importers take delight in imposing them on the populace. According to him, due to its expired nature, foreign chicken ...

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Akateng Boat Owners Call For Removal Of Trees Stumps In The Volta Lake

By Richard Dankwa: The chairman for the Afram Plains Canoe Owners Association, Togbe Abufiano has made a passionate appeal to the government and the Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture to come to their ...

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