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Fisheries Ministry, Insurance Company Partner To Insure Fishers

Star Micro-insurance Services Limited in partnership with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has signed an agreement to provide an Insurance Scheme for fishers across the country. The product, first of its kind in Ghana, protects fishers against perils ...

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KNUST to Produce ‘Akorkono’ On Large Scale

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is embarking on a fight against protein deficiency in Ghana by using Palm Weevil Larvae, locally known as ‘Akorkono’. The University has received $1 million from the Bill Clinton Foundation and ...

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CHAINED – The Story of Two Brothers

By Joyce Bedeley: Madam Cecilia Tettey has a lot to contend with as she struggles to maintain her stand as the sole bread winner for her two nephews:  James and Johnny. But she has a bigger trouble to deal with; ...

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WIAD Partners Church To Train Women In Soya Beans Preparation

By Michael Oberteye: The Women In Agric Development wing of the Lower Manya Krobo Department Of Agric has in collaboration with the Divine Healers Church, West Kpong Assembly held a training workshop for some women in the church. The workshop ...

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Have Faith In Best Farmer Selections – George Amankwah

By Joyce Bedeley: Mr. George Asamoah Amankwah has waded into the controversy surrounding the criteria for awarding the country’s best farmers. The 2014 national best farmer in an interview with Rite news dispelled rumours that that these criteria are always ...

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Krobo Chief Rejects NDC Petition Against Nana Addo

Nene Sakite II, paramount chief of the Odumase-Krobo Traditional Area in the Eastern Region, on Tuesday turned away some National Democratic Congress (NDC) sympathizers who reportedly went to his palace to present a petition against the New Patriotic Party presidential ...

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Visible Forces Introduces New Political Manifesto For 2016

Story By: Mary Dompreh, Nana Ama Sarfo and Joyce Bedeley As Elections in Ghana takes off exactly in 21 days, political parties and its supporters have constantly been reminded to ensure that peace and stability is maintained before, during and ...

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Farmers Advised To Adopt Best Practices

Thomas Abanga, the Chief Executive Officer of A&G Agro-Mechanical Industries, has advised farmers to adopt best agronomic practices to improve productivity and maximise their gains. Mr Abanga gave the advice when making a presentation at a summit on Loan Support ...

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Prioritize the needs of women in Agriculture – USAID

Mr Andy Karas, USAID Mission Director for Ghana, has said the needs of women in agriculture need to be prioritised to help boost food production reduce poverty and increase performance in the sector. He said the concern of these women ...

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‘Resurrected’ Boy Dies

Emmanuel Osanyongmor, the 25-year-old who stole the identity of one Kwadwo Peter and succeeded in deceiving the dead man’s wife and family as well as Kwadwo Peter’s family into accepting him as their resurrected son, has finally given up the ...

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