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Komenda Sugar Factory starts bagging on Monday

The Komenda Sugar factory would start bagging sugar for sale beginning Monday, the Central Regional Minister, Mr. Kweku Ricketts-Hagan has said. Addressing a people’s forum in Cape Coast, the Minister exhibited two containers of sugar, which he said were from ...

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SADA Boss exonerates ACI Construction over afforestation project

Chief Executive of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), Charles Abugri has told Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee reports that trees were not planted in the infamous Afforestation Project were untrue. He has also affirmed the report of independent auditors from ...

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I don’t regret campaigning for Mahama – Dumelo

Actor John Dumelo has stated that he is not perturbed by criticisms and insults hurled at him over his open support for President John Dramani Mahama, and the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration. The actor, who in ahead of ...

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Asor Meets Peru Ambassador

Story by: Asante Asomaning Enock A former National Democratic Congress, NDC Parliamentary aspirant for Abetifi Constituency in the Eastern region, Madam Georgina Opoku who in the political space is known as ” Asor” on Thursday 2nd June 2016 paid a ...

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Redefining Africa’s economic landscape

One-third of humanity relies on food grown by 500 million smallholder farmers with less than two hectares of land. As Africa and Ghana’s population continue to expand, farmers have an urgent need to produce ever-increasing amounts of food without destroying ...

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Improved agricultural efficiency “key to Africa’s growth”

Science and technology are critical to transforming agricultural efficiency in Africa, according to the head of the African Development Bank. Akinwumi Adesina urged the continent to invest more in science and technology to help make agriculture a “wealth-creating sector”, rather ...

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Injaro invests in pineapple sector

Injaro Investment Advisors has announced its first investment in Ghana’s pineapple sector through its venture capital fund, Injaro Agricultural Venture Capital Limited (IAVCL). IAVCL has signed an agreement to invest in Gold Coast Fruits Limited. (GCF), a Ghanaian pineapple exporter ...

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Nana Addo to taste first Komenda Factory sugar

The Secretary of the Board of Governors of Komenda Sugar Company Limited, Ransford Vanni-Amoah, has hinted that the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the 2016 elections Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be the first to taste fine ...

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Commodity prices: Cassava loses while Gari gains

The price of fresh tubers of cassava has declined for the second consecutive time in June. The price of the commodity dropped by 3 percent to close the week at 7 cedis 50 pesewas for three to four tubers. Meanwhile, ...

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WFP buys US$2m maize from smallholder farmers

The World Food Programme (WFP) has within the past five years bought 5,000 metric tonnes of maize worth US$2 million from smallholder farmers across the nation as efforts to transform their livelihoods intensifies. Ms. Magdalena Moshi, its Country Director, who ...

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