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Nuclear Power Institute Allays Fears over Use of Nuclear Energy

By Ivy Agbozo: Dr. Seth Kofi Debrah, Manager of Nuclear Power Institute – Ghana has allayed the fears of Ghanaians at the thought of using nuclear energy to generate electricity. He explained during an interview with Rite news that the ...

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Nuclear Power Institute to Launch Project in 2029 – 2030

By Ivy Agbozo: Experts from the Nuclear Power Institute have given the strongest indication yet of their determination to introduce mass nuclear power generation in Ghana by teasing that the official launch of the project is expected to take place ...

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Immigration Officers Keeping Stowaway Girls as Sex Slaves

Some Immigration officers in the Central region are reportedly keeping ladies who were arrested attempting to leave Ghana to Saudi Arabia as sex slaves. The women numbering over 50 were allegedly arrested with their traffickers in Accra following the temporary ...

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Ghana Loses $10m Following Ban on Five Vegetable Exports

Ghana has lost $10 million following the ban on five vegetable exports to the European market. Poor inspection of infested vegetables was blamed for the ban. Having put in place a lab and a traceability system, the Ghana Export Promotion ...

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Odartey Lamptey Narrates How He Busted Cheating Wife after 21 Years

“One thing that I would love to have the answer [when I meet my ex-wife Gloria Appiah] is: “what did I do to deserve this? That’s the only thing I want to know…” Former Ghana football star, Nii Odartey Lamptey ...

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Surviving the Ramadan, food vendors tell their story

Waakye, Hausa koko, koose  and many other foods that come from the “Zongos” are now staples for a large section of the Ghanaian society. From the office worker who visits Amalia’s waakye joint to annoy everyone with endless purchases for ...

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China bans fruits and vegetables from Ghana

Vegetables and fruits from Ghana have been banned from the Chinese market for failing to meet international production standards. The ban which took effect from the beginning of this year would further plunge the industry into crisis. Deputy Trade and ...

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Namibia: Farming Is Not for the Faint Hearted – Tilahun

Windhoek — “Farming is not for the faint hearted and with these conditions, we are seriously facing a real threat to the viability of being a producer under the prevailing market and economic conditions,” says Meatco’s disputed Board chairperson, Dr. ...

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Africa: Adesina Named 2017 World Food Prize Winner – the ‘Nobel’ of Agriculture

Monrovia’ — Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, has been named the winner of this year’s World Food Prize. The prestigious U.S.$250,000 prize is given annually to a person who has worked to advance human development by “improving ...

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Cashew producers urge to add value to the product

A research on economic potentials of cashew fruits has revealed that the fruit is rich in vitamin C and could be processed into various fruit juices such as cashew apple and cereal juices. The research conducted by the Food Research ...

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