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Fishmongers at Dixcove complain about low fish catch

By P.K Yankey, GNA Dixcove (W/R), August 14, GNA-Fishmongers in Dixcove in the Ahanta-West Municipality, a fishing community, have expressed their concerns about the small quantity of fish being harvested by fishers in the sea. According to them, fishers have to bear the extra cost of fishing, which had a rippling effect on the price […]

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Fishermen in WR petition the President to abolish “Saiko” fishing

By P.K.Yankey, GNA Axim(W/R), Aug. 14, GNA- The Western Regional Branch of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council(GNCFC) has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to bring to end activities of industrial pair trawlers engaged in illegal transshipment of fishing in the Ghanaian waters. The massive activities of trawlers and illegal transshipment activities, popularly […]

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PIAC worried about thin-spread of petroleum revenues for projects

Accra, Aug. 14, GNA -The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), an independent statutory body, has expressed concern about the thin-spread of petroleum revenues for projects, resulting in paltry allocations. It said the inadequate funding made it difficult to appreciate any meaningful impact associated with the expenditure. In an assessment of the management and utilisation […]

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Eastern Region developing into a major rice production area

Koforidua, Aug. 14, GNA-The Eastern Region is gradually developing into a major rice growing zone in the country.         Under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), in 2018, 18.27 metric tons of rice seeds were planted in the region and in 2019 the figure increased to 121.91 metric tons of rice […]

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Farmer group cry over infiltration of unregistered seed dealers

Techiman, (BE/R), Oct 13, GNA – Rural Care Frontiers (RCF), a group of farmers, have expressed concern over infiltration of unregistered seed dealers in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions.  These dealers, according to the farmers had flooded the market with varieties of fake seeds majority of the famers could not differentiate between the […]

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Government to construct 750 million dollar dam to forestall Bagre Dam spillage

Lawra (U/W), Oct. 6, GNA – Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says President Akufo-Addo would cut sod for the construction of a Pwalugu Dam in the Upper East Region by November to check the perennial spillage of the Bagre dam. Spillage of the dam occasioned by Burkinabe authorities over the years has inflicted substantial destruction […]

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President inaugurates Minerals Income Investment Fund Board

Accra, Sept. 4, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday inaugurated the board of the newly established Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF), with a charge on the body to leverage its financial might to raise strong local players in the mining sector.He said that it was not encouraging that after a century of mining […]

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UK-Ghana Business Council to enhance strategic partnership for job creation

Accra, Oct.4, GNA-The third meeting of the United Kingdom-Ghana Business Council held in Accra on Friday committed to taking a deeper and more strategic bilateral partnership, to enhance economic development, job creation and trade and investments opportunities. The Council was established 12 months ago as a high-level forum to promote bilateral relations and strategic partnerships […]

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AfDB deploys new accountability index to measure institutional lending to women

Ho, Oct 04, GNA-Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has said the new tool to track the level of lending to women across the continent would leverage the critical financial help women needed to advance. He said the Women’s Financing Index, currently under development, will rate banks and financial institutions […]

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Voltic commits to plastic recycling with new twist bottle

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA- In its effort to contribute to the environmental sustainability, Voltic, a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company has a new eco-friendly bottle, made with 7 per cent less plastic to champion the on-going recycling agenda.  The new bottle was introduced by the Company with the aim of making recycling easy for consumers […]