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Ghana and Tunisia set new agenda for growth

Mrs Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has hinted of a renewed commitment between the country and Tunisia to set a new agenda for holistic development. “The commitment will deepen engagement at all levels, particularly within the area of economic cooperation”, she added. This was …

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FAO commends Director of PPRSD on Armyworm fight

The Deputy Country Representative of FAO in-charge of Africa, Mr Benjamin Adjei has commended the Directory of Plant Protection Regulatory Services Directorate (PPRSD) for the pragmatic steps taken so far in containing the Fall ArmyWorm (FAW). He said FAO’s partnership with PPRSD, a directorate of the Ministry of Food and …

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Afoko Trial – Court adjourns to hear stay of proceedings by Defense

An Accra District Court hearing the case in which Gregory Afoko and Asabke Alangdi have been accused of causing the death of Adams Mahama, former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party on Monday adjourned the matter. The Court presided over by Mrs Efua Sackey adjourned it after …

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Court overrules objection to tender document through Prosecution witness in Opuni’s trial

An Accra High Court has overruled an objection raised by the prosecution in the case involving Dr Stephen Opuni, the former CEO of COCOBOD and one other for documents to be tendered through its witness. The court presided over by Justice Clemence Honyenugah, an Appeal Court Judge said upon hearing …

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SHS student in court over GH₵5.00 robbery

A senior high school student was on Monday put before an Accra Circuit Court for robbing one Gabriel Kwame Sarfo-Asare of an amount of GH₵5.00, with serial number RX 3353694 at knife point. The accused was said to have robbed the complainant, who is also a student on February 13, …

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Rise up against political vigilantism – Methodist Bishop

The Right Reverend Michael A. Bossman, the Administrative Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, has called for a national crusade against vigilantism in Ghana’s political discourse. He said the creeping in of political vigilantism into the country’s body politic, demonstrated in the widespread use of such groups in the …

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Ashanti Regional Police probes shooting incident at NDC Regional Office 

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has declared its intentions to investigate the shooting incident that claimed the life of one person at the Regional office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and arrest the perpetrators. The incident has also left another person seriously injured. The suspects have been identified as …

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Tema-Akosombo railway construction workers embark on sit down strike

Over 200 workers of AFCONS Infrastructure Limited, the company  building the 85 kilometre railway line from Tema to Akosombo, have laid down their tools. The workers on Monday demonstrated against their management over what they claim  is  “a disparage in their working conditions. “ Mr. Godwin Kwame Sodzi, spokesperson for …

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AGI calls on entrepreneurs to form groups

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is increasing calls on entrepreneurs particularly owners of start-ups and small-scale enterprises to form business clusters towards meeting growing demands for products from the country. At its Women’s Entrepreneurship Breakfast Meeting in Ho, the Association and its partners including; the Ministry of Trade, the …

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Yara Ghana invests $15m into Fertiliser Terminal and Blending facility

As part of its commitment to the development of the agricultural sector in Ghana, Yara International ASA has invested more than $15 million into a new fertiliser terminal and blending facility in Tema. This terminal, with a storage capacity of over 50,000 tonnes and blending and bagging production rate of …

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