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Vea Irrigation Dam is collapsing!

The Vea Irrigation Dam that was built in the 1960s is collapsing. It has never seen any major rehabilitation since its establishment. The canals and laterals that convey water from the dam to the farms have virtually broken down. Water does not get to the farmers to enable them to …

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Is the US dollar waning in strength?

Even though America replaced Britain as the largest economic power since 1870, it was not until 1925 that the US dollar could claim international importance as a result of the steps the US took to stabilize their financial system by creating the Federal Reserve earlier in 1913. Ever since that …

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Women are an untapped opportunity in Africa’s rise to prosperity

It is hard not to be inspired by the widely recognized economic growth story of Africa: more than a decade of robust growth for a region that has become a credible destination for investment and has rebounded faster than most other regions of the world from the global financial crisis. …

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Vice President Mahama writes on the Egyptian revolution

As Egyptians used peoples’ power to carry out a revolution that ousted their veteran president Hosni Mubarak, Vice President John Dramani Mahama has written an article on the development. The article with the heading “Your Take: Wired for Freedom in Africa” was carried by Theroot.com which is owned and managed …

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Food security in Ghana: Is growing more food the solution?

Every year, on October 16, World Food Day is observed globally. The theme for this year’s celebration which was “United against Hunger”, as has been the case for some time now was centred on ensuring food security. Food security is said to exist when all people, at all times have …

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How man conquered the skies – The history of aviation

December 17, 2010, marks the 107 years of the birth of the global aviation industry. Its modest beginnings and rapid evolution make very interesting history and it is my hope that readers shall be inspired by this historical process. After, seemingly, an eternity of humankind looking on with envy as …

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Ghanaians grab promising business deals in Equatorial Guinea

Ghanaian entrepreneurs and companies that participated in the just-ended Solo Exhibition of Made in Ghana goods in Equatorial Guinea have secured promising business deals worth thousands of euros in that country. The companies and entrepreneurs include Reroy Cables, Chritec Auto Engineers, Interplast, Cyndy Sleek Designs, Abu Brands Limited, Gratis Foundation …

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