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Military to deploy more troops to troubled Chereponi

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Williams Ayamdo has announced that more troops will be sent to the troubled areas of Chereponi and Saboba in the North East region in the aftermath of the violence that erupted there. He said the troops will be sent in from Wednesday. According …

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Investors have expressed interest in Komenda Sugar Factory – GIPC CEO

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC), Yoofi Grant has told Citi News that a number of foreign investors are ready to invest in the Komenda Sugar Factory. Yoofi Grant said government is critically examining their proposals before giving the green light. Traditional Rulers in the Central …

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Jonas Nyabor writes: How illegal mining is wiping out Ghana’s forests

Ghana is facing a serious risk of an environmental catastrophe due to the high level of environmentally unfriendly human activities such as illegal logging, illegal mining, and illegal farming within its forest reserves. While these activities are not new, evidence shows that the extent at which they are being perpetrated …

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Over 15 exploration companies to lose licences by the end of 2019

Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu, has disclosed to Joy Business that at least 15 oil exploration companies are likely to lose their operating licences by end of this year. He explained that these companies have failed to meet the basic obligations for exploring at the country’s oil fields. He further …

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Gov’t places ban on export of leafy vegetables, others

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has placed an indefinite ban on the export of all leafy vegetables to the international market. Capsicum (green/bell pepper), Solanum and luffa have also been included in the ban which takes effect from June 1, 2019. In a statement signed by the Director of the Plant …

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President Akufo-Addo joins Muslims to break fast

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday evening joined a section of Muslims to break their fast (Iftar) at the Jubilee House in Accra. The President was joined by the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia; the First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo; the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Samira Bawumia, and the Chief …

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