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Snail Farming Is a Very Lucrative Venture

By Joyce Bedeley: Madam Emma Hanson, a snail farmer at Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern region has in an interview with Rite News identified the business as a very lucrative venture. This is notwithstanding the ...

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Airtel, Jaarno partner to make online purchase of homegrown foodstuff convenient

Airtel, the Smartphone Network has partnered premier digital foodstuff marketing and distribution company, Jaarno to offer Airtel’s high value customers the convenience of shopping for locally grown food items online at a discount. With this partnership, Airtel Premier customers will ...

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Govt exploiting cocoa farmers – Dr Kwaku Afriyie

The Western Regional Minister-nominee, Dr Kwaku Afriyie, has expressed dissatisfaction with what he described as the undue financial burden placed on cocoa farmers by government. He said the concept of cocoa roads in which the proceeds of cocoa farmers are ...

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Valentine Promotion: Rite FM, MTN Reward Loyal Patrons

By Prince Paul Amuzu: Telecommunication giants, MTN in collaboration with Rite FM have rewarded loyal subscribers and cherished listeners during the period of love as part of their social corporate responsibilities. The special gesture dubbed ‘Valentine Promotion’ saw the radio ...

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MOFA Ready for New Agric Minister

By Prince Paul Amuzu: The Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Ministry Of Food and Agriculture, Mr. Nelson Akatey has expressed the ministry’s readiness to welcome Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the new Agric Minister into the ministry. Speaking in an ...

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Support Rite FM to Fix Problems in Your Communities – Krobea Asante

Rite News Desk: Host of Rite FM’s Morning Ride, Krobea Asante has bemoaned the inability of programme producers or the news team of the station to follow up on stories for the desired results, attributing the challenge to lack of ...

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Community Watch: Lack of Interest in Local Languages Regrettable

By Joyce Bedeley: Dr. Regina Oforiwaa Ceaser who is the Head of Languages at the Department of Colleges of Education at the University of Winneba has bemoaned the lack of student interest in the study of Ghanaian dialects as a ...

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Delayed Cattle Vaccination Irks Farmers

By Moses Muwulya Sembabule — Livestock farmers in Sembabule District, whose cattle were attacked by tick borne disease, are frustrated by the delayed vaccination of their cattle against the disease. Mr Moses Ninsiima, the chairperson Sembabule Cattle Keepers’ Association, said ...

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Niche Cocoa to increase local cocoa consumption

Edmund Poku, Chief Executive Officer, of Niche Cocoa Industry has pledged to ensure that more than 60 percent of Ghana’s cocoa harvest is processed locally. “Our nation produces a world-class cocoa crop but most people rarely have a chance to ...

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Lack of Student Interest in Agric Courses due to Ignorance

By: Joyce Bedeley: An agricultural science teacher at the Yilo Krobo Senior High School, Mr Kpabitey Abraham has attributed the low interest from students in pursuing agriculture and agriculture-related courses to the ignorance on their part as far as career ...

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