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Opinion/lifestyle

Wednesday dourpour leaves Appollonia flooded

A late afternoon downpour in the Greater Accra Region left some parts of Appollonia in the Kpone Katamanso Municipality flooded. According to the Assembly Member for the Appollonia Electoral Area, Mr Dennis Tetteh, the rains resulted in the collapse of parts of the wall of an irrigation dam in the …

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12 best things to see and do in Ghana

SO, CNN has just released their ’12 of the best things to see and do in Ghana,’ and its fascinating to see that nearly half of the items on their list this time are immersions in the north. Yes! It’s time to do the northern part of Ghana.  Time to …

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Ghanaian Times: Let’s avoid danger looming on Kaneshie-Odorkor highway

Under the headline “Beware! Kaneshie-Odorkor highway becoming dangerous,” the Ghanaian Times on Monday published a harrowing story about looming danger on that highway in Accra.The story painted a dangerous picture of portions of the road that had become a danger to road users.The story, accompanied by pictures, showed several portions …

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CSIR awaits approval for Ghana’s first GMO food crop

The Council for Scientific and Industries Research (CSIR) is awaiting approval for the commercial release of the country’s first genetically modified (GM) food crop, an insect-resistant cowpea. A document on the new variety is currently before the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) for review and approval after which it will …

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Parliament approves US$20 million support rural livelihood

Parliament has approved US$20 million Financing Agreement between the Government of Ghana and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to finance the Emergency Support to Rural Livelihood and Food Systems (ESRF).The ESRF was established as one of government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a primary goal to protect …

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‘Dr UN’ arrested and detained in police cells for jumping bail

Self-acclaimed global ambassador for the United Nations (UN), Kwame Fordjour, popularly known as ‘Dr. UN’ has been arrested by the police in Kumasi for jumping bail. He was arrested on the premises of Kumasi based Hello-FM by plain-clothed policemen. Fourdjour had earlier been arrested by the police and sent to …

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Gender Ministry implores queens to lead campaign against child-marriage

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection on Monday implored queens to lead the nationwide campaign against early and forced marriages which are impeding the growth and development of girls.Mrs Freda Prempeh, the Deputy Sector Minister who made the call stressed that children had their rights being protected by …

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