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MPS and MCES must support poor education- Assemblyman

  The Assemblyman of Oworobang Electoral Area, a farming Community in the Kwahu South District Hon. Nkrumah Asante has appealed to DCEs, MCEs and MPs to allocate some amount of money from their salaries to support children from poor homes ...

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Rice farmers embrace new fertiliser technology

Rice farmers at Botanga in the Northern Region have embraced new fertiliser application technology to help them to save cost while enhancing yield. The new technology, the Urea Deep Placement (UDP) application, involves the application of super granule fertilisers known ...

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Extravagant funerals, threat to food security in Upper East

“As the Months of January and February approach my heart keeps beating. I know as usual my husband and the entire family would use the little food they harvested from the poor soils to perform funerals. I remember that last ...

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MCE for yilo krobo commended for improving agriculture in the municipality

The former district chief executive (DCE) for Yilo Krobo, hon. Christian Kofi Tettey has expressed satisfaction with the improvement of agriculture in the municipality.   According to him, mango farming has put Yilo Krobo on a high map in terms ...

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Bad roads at Tukhuwe leading to farm areas – Farmer

Mr. John Narh Sackey, a mango and maize farmer whose farm is located at Tukhwe, Akweteymam in Somanya has complained of the bad roads leading to their farming areas. He said this during a live interview on Rite FM’s “Akuafo ...

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Fulani herdsmen are not responsible for murders – Prez

The President of the Fulani Herdsmen Association of Ghana, Alhaji Bingle has denied allegations brought against Fulani’s stating it cannot be proven that Fulani herdsmen are involved in murder or rape activities at Agogo in the Ashanti region. However, the ...

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Farmers unhappy with Ghana Irrigation Authority

The secretary of Ningo Prampram Farmer Based Organizations Network in the Ningo/Prapram District, Mr Elias Lamptey has questioned why authorities did not involve them as farmers in the decision making process before constructing the Dawa Irrigation Dam. According to him ...

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Factories Established in Rural Areas Assured of Government Support

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, has assured entrepreneurs who establish their companies in the rural areas to create employment opportunities in those areas of the support of government. He explained that, such enterprises contribute in opening up the ...

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Mango Farmers Worried Over State Of Akorley Packhouse

The Millennium Development Authority (MIDA) constructed a pack house in Akorley, a farming community in Somanya of the Eastern Region in 2012, to support the growth and the expansion of the horticultural sector and curb post-harvest losses. But it is ...

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Commercial drivers plying Aburi-Nsawam want road reconstructed

The Nsawam Drivers Union in the eastern region of Ghana has called on the government to reconstruct the road from Aburi to Nsawam. Some of the drivers who made the call in an interview with Rite FM news said it ...

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