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CSIR-Scientists introduce three improved rice varieties to farmers

The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) in collaboration with the Crops Research Institute (CRI) both of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Thursday introduced to farmers, three improved rice varieties at Botanga in the Northern Region. The new rice varieties comprising CRI-Mpuntuo, CRI-Dartey and CRI-Kantinka are among …

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Ghana government to empower rural banks

The Deputy Managing Director of ARB APEX Bank, Mr Alex Kwasi Awuah, has reassured Ghanaians of government’s commitment to strengthening rural and community banks amidst the ongoing banking reforms. Mr Awuah said the Bank of Ghana (BoG) was collaborating with the APEX Bank, the sole regulatory institution of rural banks, …

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Corruption is no respecter of boundaries – Attorney General

Madam Gloria Akuffo, Attorney General and Minster of Justice has said that the fight against corruption demanded a mechanisms for bilateral and multilateral cooperation because corruption was no respecter of boundaries. She said no single institution or person could win the fight against corruption, “Fighting corruption, therefore, requires a firm …

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NCA fines MTN more than GH¢100,000 for non-compliance to directives

The National Communications Authority (NCA) Thursday announced that it has sanctioned the Mobile Network Operator (MNO), MTN Ghana, for failing to comply with its directives over some challenges with their network recently. The telecom giant has, therefore, been asked to pay two fines totalling GH¢100,000 in addition to a daily …

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Western Region invites investment in $400m coconut industry

Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, Western Regional Minister has invited investors to explore opportunities in the coconut production industry in the Region. He said the Western Region, which produced about 85 per cent of the nation’s coconut, had structures in place to realise a minimum of $400 million annually from the …

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