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Monthly Archives: May 2017

No Compensation for Farmers Affected By Army Worms

A Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture, William Agyapong Quaito, says the ministry has not thought of any compensation for farmers whose crops have been affected by the invasion of army worms. The Deputy Minister said what the government is ...

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Live: Somanya Police Station under Attack…Police Vehicle Burnt, Prisoners freed!!!

By Rite news desk: Hundreds of irate residents of Somanya are currently visiting mayhem on the Somanya Police station following the arrest of the ring leader of last Fridays assault on the Somanya office of the Electricity Company of Ghana. ...

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 Gov’t urged to check illegal operators in oil palm industry

The Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana (OPDAG) has called on government and other stakeholders to urgently check the increasing number of illegal operators in the industry. According to the Association, the illegal operators in the industry are the cause of ...

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First Lady raises funds for ‘Save a Child, Save a Mother’ project in K’si

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged Ghanaians to be passionate and concerned about the safety of mothers whose survival is constantly at risk at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Mother and Child Unit due to lack of ...

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Fishing at Shama slows down 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 said to have also reduced. This came to light during a ...

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Somanya Fire Consumes Gh C 10,000 Cash

By Rite news desk Fire personnel at Somanya have successfully put out a blazing fire that engulfed a two bedroom apartment at Lowcost, a suburb of Somanya in the Eastern Region on Sunday afternoon. It is unclear what triggered the ...

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Youth Must See Agriculture as Lucrative Venture — John Mahama

Former President John Dramani?Mahama has challenged African leaders to present agriculture to the youth as a lucrative venture. He said that if agriculture was properly packaged to the youth they would fully embrace it as a business venture. At the ...

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COCOBOD to Support Local Cocoa Processing Firms

Government and Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) have pledged to support local cocoa processing companies in an effort to ensure that at least 50% of the country’s cocoa is processed. Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, the board chairman of COCOBOD disclosed this during a ...

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Western Region Fishermen Defy Order on Illegal Fishing

The development is reported to have reached alarming proportions as the country spends millions of cedis to address the impact of the menace. But checks at some fishing centres in the country reveal that the fisher folks may not be ...

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Ghana’s Honey Industry Gets Boost with First Honey-Based Drink

Last week witnessed a major paradigm shift in Ghana’s local honey industry as the demand for the commodity has now moved into a commercial drive. Over the years, Ghana’s local honey industry has received little attention from government, policy makers ...

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