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Fishing Slows Down At Shama As Illegal Mining on Pra Pollutes Sea

Fishing Slows Down At Shama As Illegal Mining on Pra Pollutes Sea Illegal mining (galamsey) activities in the Pra River have affected fishing activities at Shama, a coastal town in the Western Region. The fish stock in the area is ...

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ECG Tariff Hikes: Agyarko Must Answer – MP

Yilo Krobo MP Magnus Kofi Amoatey has said he will request that Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko be invited to parliament to explain the recent huge power tariffs charged by the Electricity Company of Ghana in some parts of the country. ...

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If My Husband Cheats On Me, His ‘Thing’ Will Be Stuck – Celestine Donkor

Gospel musician Celestine Donkor says as much as he has given her husband the freedom to do whatever he pleases, he should know that his manhood will be stuck in any lady he sleeps with. According to her, there is ...

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Dendenden, Thirteen Others Remanded Into Prison Custody

By Rite news desk: The ring leader of Friday’s uprising against the Somanya office of the Electricity Company of Ghana, Jones Ebenezer Adamptey, aka Dendenden together with thirteen suspects arrested for vandalizing the Somanya police station on Monday and setting ...

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Planting Of Food to Promote Food Security and Foreign Exchange

By Austin Ofori Addo: Deputy Minister of food and agriculture Mr. William Quaitoo has noted that government’s flagship programme, ‘Operation Planting for Food and Jobs’ is aimed at promoting food security to improve exportation. The deputy minister who was speaking ...

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Somanya Cell Break: One Re-Arrested

By Rite news desk: One of the four escapees who were forcefully set free by rampaging irate youth in Somanya on Monday afternoon have been rearrested.  The suspects escaped after the youth who attacked the police station broke the doors ...

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Esoko refutes allegations of thwarting Planting for Food and Jobs project

Esoko, a Ghanaian private company, says it is not thwarting government’s Planting for Food and Jobs project under a contract to register farmers. It explained: “The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) contracted Esoko to take on the data collection ...

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COCOBOD failed farmers – World Bank report

A World Bank report says the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has failed in stabilising farm gate prices at levels that permit farmers to earn an adequate return on their lands, labour and capital. The report published this month and titled ...

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Trigmatic Takes John Mahama’s Advice; Starts His Own Farm

Musician and radio personality, Trigmatic has heeded to former President John Dramani Mahama’s call on African youth to join agriculture rather than seek for white collar jobs which are non-existent on the continent. Former President John Dramani Mahama speaking in ...

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Ghana to Host First Ever African Agricultural Ministers’ Conference

Ghana is set to host the first ever Agricultural Ministers’ Conference in Africa, as part of efforts aimed at pushing the continent’s agricultural transformation agenda. Ghana’s Food and Agricultural Minister, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, is putting plans in place ...

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