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1D1F: First shipment of processed fruits from Nsawam-Adoagyiri exported to Canary Islands

The first shipment of processed fruits just left Nana Foods in Nsawam-Adoagyiri to Canary Islands on Friday, January 28. Lawmaker for Nsawam-Adoagyiri Frank Annoh-Dompreh described this as “Progress!” Nano Foods is a One District One Factory (1D1F) financed fruit processing factory. It uses locally sourced fruits and local labour to process pineapples for export. The One District One Factory (1D1F) …

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AfDB President, AU C’ssion Chair discuss Africa’s challenges, solutions

Shortly after arriving at Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International Airport to begin a four-day official visit to Senegal earlier this week, African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina had a chance airport meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat. Adesina, Senegal’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Cooperation Amadou Hott, and the African Union Commission Chairperson had an …

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Heartless thief steals belongings of women on admission in Tamale Central Hospital

Patients in the Female Ward of the Tamale Central Hospital are counting their losses after a thief entered the ward at dawn today, January 30, 2022, and made away with their valuables including phones, ID cards, cash among others. Security lapses may have enabled the suspected thief to enter the facility unnoticed and exit with the booty without a hindrance. …

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Intervene in the reversal of benchmark discount value – PFAG to Otumfuo

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II to intervene on the reversal of the Benchmark Discount Value by government giving the reason as hindering the growth of the local industry. The Executive Director for PFAG, Dr Kwowe Nyaaba during their call sought for Otumfuo’s presence to grace their 2022 Annual General Meeting scheduled for March …

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Victims of Apiate explosion will have long term effects – GHS

Dr Kofi Issah, Director of the Family Health Division, Ghana Health Service (GHS), says some of the victims of the Appiatse explosion will still experience the effects of the explosion for years to come. “The blast will definitely have a long-term effect. Today, somebody might tell you I am quite okay, then, five years down the line, he notices there …

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UG management probes death of Level 100 student who drowned in University’s pool

Management of the University of Ghana (UG) has confirmed reports that a first-year student has drowned after going swimming at the University’s pool. The incident occurred on Saturday January 29. A statement issued by the management on Sunday January 30 said the University is liaising with the Police to investigate this matter. “The family of the student has been notified …

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If it’ll take IMF to instill sanity into Ghana’s economic mgt, so be it, drop the E-levy – Manteaw

Chairman of the Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas, Dr Steve Manteaw, has told the government to listen to the people who have raised concerns against the introduction of the E-levy. He explained that the government is acting on behalf of the people of this country therefore, if the same people are opposed to the policy proposal, it is …

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E-Levy bill will be passed – Development Economist Dr Ayamga-Adongo explains why

Development Economist Dr Michael Ayamga-Adongo has argued that no Member of Parliament (MP) who represents his people will vote in favor of the electronic transactions levy bill( E-Levy), stressing that the bill will be passed because some MPs represent their political parties and not their people. The controversial E-Levy has been met with stiff opposition from many even though the …

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I’m ready to lose my seat in Parliament over E-levy – Annoh-Dompreh

Member of Parliament(MP) for Nsawam Adoagyiri, Hon. Frank Annoh-Dompreh, says he’s ready to leave Parliament if his people deem him not fit to lead them over his support for the E-levy. The lawmaker has since morning been interactive with his followers on Twitter discussing the E-levy and how important it is for the people of Ghana. He makes the argument …

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E/R: Police on manhunt for robbery suspects at Bonsu

The Anti-Robbery Squad and the Eastern Regional Police Command in collaboration with the local Police are pursuing robbery suspects who attacked some commuters along the Bonsu-Brimso-Apedwa road in the Eastern Region. The Police are urging members of the local community with any information on the suspected armed robbers should provide same to the Police for them to be arrested. Meanwhile, …

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