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Farmer arrested for stealing Cocoa

Kojo Dormo, 32, Farmer, has been handed over to the police for allegedly stealing cocoa from the farm of his former employer. Mr Kofi Appiah-Ntori, Chief Inspector of Police in charge of Hohoe- Bla Police Station, told the GNA on Wednesday that Mr Johnson Achemdey, an Agriculturist, noticed that someone …

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Man in court for stealing phone cards revenue

An unemployed who was hired to sell mobile phone cards but made use of the proceeds to pay his debts has been arraigned at the Kade District Magistrate’s Court. Aboagye Dacosta pleaded guilty for stealing GH¢124 of his employer, Justice Osafo. Prosecuting, Inspector D. A. Atigsika, told the court presided …

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Alleged killers of Mobilla plead not guilty

Two soldiers who are being held for the alleged murder of Alhaji Issah Mobilla, ex-Northern Regional Chairman of Convention People’s Party (CPP) on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the charge of conspiracy to murder and murder. The soldiers who appeared before the Fast Track High Court (FTHC) are Private Eric …

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Mining companies urged to operate in line with EPA standards

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ellembelle, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has urged the management of Adamus Resources Limited, a gold prospecting company operating in the District, to ensure environmental safety by observing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) standards and other rules governing mining activities. This, he said, would ensure …

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Ghanaian nurses asked to uphold professionalism

Mrs Patricia Akua Adika, Second National Vice President of the Ghana Registered Nurses Association (GRNA) has advised members to eschew negative tendencies, and rather uphold professionalism in the discharge of their duties. She further urged them to work assiduously towards improving health care delivery throughout Ghana, and to show concern …

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Ministry of Food and Agriculture staff builds capacity to control locust invasion

A three-day workshop to build the capacity of selected field officers of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), to control locust and grasshopper invasion of farms, has been held at Akyawkrom in the Ejisu-Juaben municipality. They were drawn from 13 districts in the Ashanti and Central Regions including Obuasi, …

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Media is powerful – Majority Leader

Mr Cletus Apul Avoka, Majority Leader on Wednesday appealed to the media to assist him succeed in his new appointment as the Leader of Government Business in Parliament. “The media is so powerful, it can make or unmake” he said and added that their reportage must be spiced with objectivity …

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Tullow says $3.1b Jubilee Phase 1 will be new standard for oil industry

The major stakeholder in Ghana’s largest oil field, the Jubilee oil field, Tullow Oil says the project will be the new benchmark for the global oil industry when commercial production in the $3.1 billion Jubilee Phase 1 development begins late in the year. The Offshore Magazine reports that according to …

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Ghana’s economy said to be worth $35b

Ghana’s economy appears to be much bigger than the $16 billion that was earlier estimated. Though the Head of Economics and Statistics at the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Magnus Ebo Duncan, will not reveal the actual size of the economy as the review of the national economic output would be …

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Information Minister visits Ghana News Agency

Minster of Information John Tia Akologu, on Tuesday extolled the high professional standards exhibited by the Ghana news Agency over the years, but said it was rather unfortunate that the Agency should be going through difficult times in spite of its good works. “Until the technological boom and even now, …

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