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Officials of FSD attacked at Adrobaa

Some youths engaged under the National Forest Plantation Programme at Adrobaa in Tano North District of Brong-Ahafo last Thursday allegedly assaulted two officials of the Forestry Service Division (FSD) stationed at Bechem in Tano South District

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Tilapia farming on Volta Lake must be regulated

Tilapia farming along the Volta Lake must be regulated to save the industry from collapse. Mr Mathew Oyih, Volta Regional Fishery Officer of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA), gave the caution when officials of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) and Cargill International, Ghana, visited Kpeve Tornu, to see the progress of work on the Global Agriculture Foundation’s tilapia farming project there

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Workers urge to cultivate habit of savings

Workers have been called upon to cultivate the habit of savings to augment their welfare during times of difficulty. Mr Samuel Bananzi, Northern Regional Manager of Credit Union Associations (CUA), who made the call during the 25th Annual General Meeting of the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Limited

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WB appoints new country director for Ghana

The World Bank has appointed a Gambian, Mr Yusupha B. Crookes as the new Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone with effect from March 1, 2012. According to a release to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Thursday, Mr Crookes joined the Bank in 1983 as a Young Professional and rose through the ranks to the current position as Director, Regional Integration in the Africa Region

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Farmers’ toil erased by Bushfire

85 bags of maize belonging to farmers in Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region have been destroyed by bushfire. The bushfire, suspected to have been caused by a group hunters consumed 15 bags at Abuontam, 20 bags at Dandwa, 30 at Nyinase and 20 at Akumsa Domase, all communities in the Nkoransa South District

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