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13-year-old boy commits suicide by hanging

A 13-year-old boy Kenneth Olesu of the Bethel Preparatory School at Somanya in the Eastern Region has allegedly committed suicide by hanging. He was found hanging on a staircase in the school with the belt of his school bag hanging ...

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Ghanaians are Daring Parliament with their comments- Yilo MP

‘’People are daring parliament’’, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Yilo Krobo Constituency has said. Lawyer Magnus Kofi Amoatey who doubled as the Chairman of the Legal Committee in Parliament speaking with Rite FM lamented that the good people of ...

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FISHER FOLKS CALL ON GOV’T TO RE- INTRODUCE SUBSIDIES ON FISHING INPUTS

The Chairman of Eastern Regional Aquaculture Association, Mr. Francis Gabrah has called on the government to re – introduce subsidies on fishing input to help boost their aquaculture sector. According to him, government in the previous years used to supply ...

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IEDC to Introduce Mobile Testing Kit to Farmers

International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC) in collaboration with private sector and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) are  working together to introduce Mobile Soil Testing Kit to help Farmers know the type of fertilizer suitable for a particular soil. ...

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WAFP HOLDS SENSITIZATION PROGRAMME ON ACT 823 IN KOFORIDUA

Farmers lacking knowledge on most aspects of the agriculture sector has contributed to issues bedeviling the sector and their inability to meet production target. Some of these issues normally involve farmer’s lack of much knowledge of the correct composition and ...

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WILDAFF GHANA Admits   Sexual Harassment between Female Farmers and Extension Officer

Male Agriculture Extension Officers demanding sex from women in agriculture before offering them a service has become phenomenon in Ghana’s Agriculture sector, where majority of women have become victims of this unaccepted act. In view of this, Rite news spoke ...

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FERTILIZER SUPPLY STARTS AT KUMASI- NFFAWAG

Government has finally responded to the plea of the National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association (NFFAWAG) to release subsidized fertilizer on the marked for farmers to begin the major farming season. About two weeks ago NFFAWAG organized an emergency ...

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RICE FARMERS GO WILD OVER INADEQUATE COMBINE HARVESTER

Rice farmers in Asutsuare   in the Shai Osudoku district express  worry over inadequate combine harvesters  in this major season, that the ones they have in their custody had broken down for several years without being repaired and the only option ...

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DELAY IN SUBSIDICED FERTILIZER IS STILL A WORRY TO US –FARMERS

Farmers are still calling on government to release the subcidized fertilizer meant for the major farming season, adding his voice to the call, Mr.Isaac Quarshie Matey a farmer at Afienya in the Greater Accra region has pleaded with government to ...

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MP Donates to Yilo Krobo Senior High School and Promise more 

The member of parliament for the Yilo krobo Constituency,Hon. Lawyer Kofi  Amoatey last Sataurday donated 10 pieces of lap top  computers and printer to the yilo krobo senior high school. Speaking on Rite Fm’s morning Ride today ,he noted the ...

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