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NACOB arrests Zimbabwean with 7kg cocaine at KIA

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested a 30-year-old Zimbabwean woman at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for trafficking illicit drug. The suspect, Cynthia Lichonja, was arrested on Monday, December 3, 2018 by operatives of NACOB at KIA when she disembarked from an Ethiopian Airways flight. Ms. Lichonja was accosted …

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Suspend drone medical deliveries deal – GMA to government

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has asked government to suspend the proposed drones medical deliveries deal. According to the GMA, the proposed services to be provided by the drones, do not conform to the existing primary health care policy in Ghana. In a statement Tuesday evening, the GMA said although …

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Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly promises further boost to Agriculture

The Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Chief Executive, Hon Gilbert Ken Asmah says his administration has put in place positive measures aimed at boosting further the agriculture enterprise as well as the fortunes of farmers within the Municipality. He hinted that his administration has placed premium in the agriculture sector and that pragmatic …

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Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes

Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country’s biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India’s Bharti Airtel group, for unpaid taxes of 107 million dollars. Airtel has been present in Niger since 2001 and holds a 51% market share, according to the national telecoms regulator. …

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At least 5 officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash

A helicopter crashed on Sunday in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board, state media reported. Witnesses said the helicopter caught fire after hitting a communications tower as it tried to land in a field in the state of Al-Qadarif. “Flames and thick dark smoke …

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DRC’s Kabila doesn’t rule out seeking presidency in future

Democratic Republic of Congo’s president Joseph Kabila is stepping down after this month’s election but he doesn’t rule out seeking the post again in the future. Kabila tells The Associated Press he hopes to continue to be active in tackling the vast challenges in this mineral-rich Central African nation. He …

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National Best Farmer awardee dies in Tamale

One of the awardees for this year’s National Best Farmers Day from the Volta Region has died, whilst attending the awards ceremony in Tamale. The deceased, Issah Nayawu, aged 46, was one of the award winners from the Volta Region who are to receive awards at the national event at …

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Akufo-Addo announces 24 scholarships for farmers’ children

The government has announced a package of 24 scholarships for children of farmers and fishermen to pursue higher education. This was announced by President Nana Akufo-Addo during a speech on Friday, 7 December 2018 to mark the 34th National Farmers’ Day celebration held at the Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium at …

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KuYA salutes all farmers

A special day of this nature needs to be celebrated in order to celebrate our heroes, our gallant farmers for their immense contributions towards the development of Kumasi, Asante and Ghana.  The Patrons,  Executives and entire members of Kumasi Youth Association would like to salute and say Ayekoo to all …

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60-year-old graduate wins National Best Farmer 2018

A 60-year-old farmer from the Nkoranza South District of the Brong Ahafo Region, James Obeng Boateng, has been crowned the overall National Best Farmer for 2018. Mr Boateng was rewarded with a cheque for GHS 480,000 in addition to other prizes. Mr. Boateng from the Nkoranza South district of the …

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Korle Bu commissions GNPC funded Burns Centre

The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital on Wednesday commissioned the completed Burns ICU Complex of the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre. Construction of the project, funded by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), started in 2006 as an office block with Sterilization Unit, Conference Room, Out-Patient Unit and Offices. Dr …

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There’s no money for Farmers Day celebration – Agric Minister

Dr Owusu Afriyie-Akoto, the Minister of Agriculture, has disclosed there are not adequate funds to celebrate this year’s National Farmers Day. He said the budget allocated to the celebration this year is not enough. Speaking on this year’s celebration in Parliament, Dr. Afriyie-Akoto said government has to rely on private …

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