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MANGO FARMERS DISAPPOINTED

With the exception of Somanya having two mango seasons , the rest of mango producing areas like Northern region, Volta, and Kintampo  all depend on the major mango season which starts from May every year for export and marketing and ...

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FORESTRY COMMISSION STARTS ‘’CLOSE SEASON’’ IN AUGUST

With effective august 1st till December 1st 2015 the wildlife division of the Ghana Forestry Commission will start its annual ‘’Close Season’’ directive where, they close the forests for hunting. The executive director, Nana Kofi Adu Nsiah has said. According ...

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Ghana cannot develop underestimating good nutrition- FAO

The issue of nutrition is least discussed in connection with its relevance to national development. Research has shown that a country cannot develop wholly if good nutrition is under estimated. Ghana like most Africa countries in the sub Saharan still ...

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Stake Holders Worried Over Increasing Teenage Pregnancy

Some Ghanaian Educationist have expressed concern over the  increasing rate of teenage pregnancy among school girls and how authorities are not showing up any interest of helping to save the falling standards of education in the country. This concerns were ...

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  I will go for 10% Fund for Agriculture Development-Best Farmer

The 2014 Second National Best Farmer, Nana Obeng Nuako has said he will advocate for ten (10) percent of the National Budget for the development of Agriculture instead of the five (5) percent some farmers are appealing. He said Ghana’s ...

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MOFA Confirmed Distribution of Subsides Fertilizer Nation

The Director of crops at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) Mr. Krobea Asante has confirmed that government has started the distribution of subsided fertilizer to all the regions through private chemical companies. He said the aim of MOFA ...

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Drivers Urged to Drive Carefully at Night

The Eastern Regional Manager of National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mr.Akwasi Yirenkyi has urged drivers who travel at night to be extremely cautious and travel at safe speed. He said this will allow them to stop in case of any ...

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Ghana to check the safe disposal of obsolete pesticides -FAO

The use of agro-input has undoubtedly contributed significantly to the agriculture sector of this country. Pesticides are substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling any pest or animal on the farm. However poor management of these chemical pesticides has resulted in ...

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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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