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Chinese market breeding new fashion for African product consumption

As China’s imports from Africa increase rapidly, entrepreneurs are fostering new fashions of consumption in the country by matching African products of high-quality and added value with diversified demand of consumers. Wu Kunyang, a woman in her 30s and mother of two children, laid out cosmetic products containing natural ingredients from African plants at the exhibition centre for African cocoa. …

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Kpone-Katamanso marks World Rabies Day

The Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly has commemorated the 2021 World Rabies Day with free vaccination of dogs. Dr Danso Fenteng, National Head of Epidemiology, said rabies was a global problem with annual estimated human death of 55,000 with 56 percent of the death recorded in Africa. He said half of the world’s population was living in canine rabies-endemic areas and were …

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Two suspected robbers shot dead; manhunt launched for accomplices

Two suspected armed robbers who attacked a gold dealer at Manso Dawusaso in the Ashanti Region have been killed, an official statement said. The suspects were part of an armed gang who engaged the police in a shootout in the Amansie South District town. Police however managed to arrest one of the robbers, while the rest bolted, the statement issued …

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Armed robbers attack Bridget Otoo’s shop

Television personality Bridget Otoo is the latest victim of an armed robbery attack. The media personality who also sells cement and other building materials made this known in a series of tweets complaining about the state of insecurity in Ghana currently. She indicated that the two armed robbers pulled up at her shop early morning riding on motorbikes, fired warning …

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World Health Organization in support of Ghana’s agenda to develop COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded Ghana for its resolve to strengthen research and systems for the development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine. The move, according to the world health body, was a step in the right direction given the inequality between the developed and developing countries in terms of vaccine distribution. Dr Francis Chisaka Kasolo, WHO’s Representative to …

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Biological brothers arrested for robbery in Bolgatanga

The Upper East Regional Police Command has arrested two brothers suspected to be robbers in the Bolgatanga Municipality. The suspects, Ayine Awunnore, also known as Agu King, aged 27 and Daniel Awunnore, 20 years were alleged to be involved in a robbery incident on December 28, 2020, at Bukere, a suburb of the Bolgatanga Municipality.A signed statement issued by Assistant …

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With what I saw, there will be food in abundance next year — Agric Minister

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto says a routine tour to food production areas shows that the country will have plentiful food next year. He, therefore, dispelled rumours that the country would face food shortage and said there would be surplus food. “I just returned from Volta and Oti regions last night as part of my …

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Our 10-hour Air Endurance Ghana jet is in pristine condition, new presidential jet unnecessary — SDDDF-Africa to government

Social Democracy and Development Dialogue Forum Africa, (SDDDF-Africa) has kicked against plans by the ruling government to purchase a new and bigger presidential jet. According to the non-governmental organisation, it is alarmed and is filled with revulsion after learning about plans by the Akufo-Addo-led government to buy a new aircraft. “In the view of SDDDF-Africa and as part of its …

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Free Zones Authority presents industrial development plan to Ashantehene

The Ghana Free Zones Authority has presented its Industrial developmental plan for the Kumasi Export Processing Zone to the Ashantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The Land, acquired in 2005 as one of Ghana’s Export Processing Zones, is set to receive the needed facelift as the country positions itself as the Export Hub in West Africa. Dr Michael Anny Oquaye, Chief …

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Don’t sensationalise security stories – Kan-Dapaah to media

The government has held an engagement with the media aimed at sensitising journalists on Ghana’s newly-drafted National Security Strategy (NSS). The engagement is the first of three sessions put together by the National Security Ministry and the Ministry of Information in taking broad-based inputs from relevant stakeholders, the media inclusive, on the implementation of the NSS. The participants included journalists …

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