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Government urged to revamp Vea Irrigation Dam

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to revamp the deteriorating Vea Irrigation Dam to boost agriculture activities and improve livelihoods. The Vea irrigation facility constructed in 1965 has provided water supply for agriculture purposes to various communities including Vea, Nyariga, Bongo, Bolgatanga, Zaare, Dindubisi, Yikine, …

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Baker remanded for alleged anal sex

A 34-year old baker, who allegedly had anal sex with a 13 year old girl at Madina, has been remanded into Police custody by an Accra Circuit Court. Mike Danso, charged with defilement, has pleaded not guilty. Danso is expected to reappear before the court presided over by Mrs Abena …

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Let’s work to balance gender literacy

Mrs Cecelia Amankwah, Country Director of Engage Now Africa (ENA), a Non-Governmental Organisation has called on stakeholders to work towards balancing the nation’s gender literacy rate, which currently varied by some ten per cent. Recent data places Ghana’s literacy rate at 76.6 per cent, with 82.0, and 71.4 per cent …

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Pre-harvest exhibition to showcase agri-tech

The role of technology in boosting modern-day agriculture will be the focus of a key discussion session at this year’s Pre-harvest exhibition and conference set for October 3 to 5 at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium in Tamale. A statement issued in Accra by Agrihouse Foundation, organizers of the event …

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President cuts sod for Axim Sea defence

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday cut the sod for the construction of the Axim sea defence wall, in fulfilment of the pledge he made to the people of Axim, in the run-up to the 2016 general elections. The sea defence wall project, which is being undertaken by Makam …

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