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March 17, 2018 12:11 PM Africa’s efficiency in Agric now worse than colonial era – Historian

A Professor of history at the Harvard University, Emmanuel Akyeampong, has warned that Africa’s quest for development will fail unless the continent learns to adequately feed itself first. Speaking to the press after his Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial lecture at the University of Ghana, Prof. Akyeampong bemoaned Africa’s dependence on food aid from the West and China 76

March 17, 2018 11:40 AM Ghana records first case of ‘deadly’ XDR Tuberculosis

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that Ghana has recorded its first case of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Tuberculosis (TB). According to the Service, the victim of the extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis has been confirmed dead. Speaking at a media sensitization programme on Tuberculosis on Friday, Manager of the TB Control Programme at the Ghana 77

March 16, 2018 4:10 PM Nitiwul slams Abuakwa North residents over injunction against new district

Defence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul, is livid over a court injunction stopping the inauguration of the newly created Abuakuwa North Municipal Assembly in the Eastern Region. He accused residents of the area where the President hails from, of frustrating his efforts to develop the country. “…You have struggled since 1957, and if the almighty God and the people 72

March 16, 2018 7:47 AM Israel court suspends plan to deport African migrants

Israel’s supreme court has suspended a controversial government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants who entered the country illegally. It gave the state until 26 March to provide more information on the plan. In January, the migrants – mostly from Eritrea and Sudan – were offered $3,500 (£2,510) and a plane ticket to leave Israel voluntarily 69

March 16, 2018 7:45 AM North Korea’s Sweden visit prompts speculation on US summit

North Korea’s foreign minister is in Sweden for a surprise visit, ahead of a possible meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang said Ri Yong-ho’s trip was for “bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern”. Sweden has a long history of mediating between Washington and Pyongyang. So the visit has prompted speculation it might 57

March 16, 2018 7:11 AM Poor sanitation to worsen effects of climate change – USAID

The Chief of party to the Integrated Resource and Resilience Planning Project, a USAID funded project, Ananth Chikkatur, has said that Ghana risks being heavily hit by the effects of climate change if the country does not integrate climate change information in its planning processes at all levels of development. Ghana is impacted by various risks and uncertainties 74

March 15, 2018 6:54 PM Govt signs $39m deal to finance planting for food and jobs

Government has signed a 39 million dollar loan agreement with the African Development Fund (ADF) to support government’s planting for food and jobs program. The facility is to finance the Savannah Zone Agricultural Productivity Improvement Project (SAPIP). A statement from the Finance Ministry and copied to Citi Business News said the project will be implemented 91

March 15, 2018 5:01 PM Two Ejura Islamic SHS students killed in car accident

Two students of the Ejura Islamic Senior School in the Ejura/ Sekyedumase Municipality of the Ashanti Region have been confirmed dead after a vehicle run over them. The two were part of a group of four female students returning from school to their homes when a Nissan Navara pickup from Atebubu heading to Sunyani, lost control and run over them around 92

March 15, 2018 3:46 PM TV Africa holds audition for ‘Bumper to Bumper’ dance reality show

Hundreds of young and energetic dancers converged on the premises of TV Africa to take part in the auditioning for the station’s latest TV reality show dubbed “Bumper To Bumper.” The new show, which will bring together the finest dancers and dance groups in the country to compete for mouth-watering cash prizes, started auditioning on March 13. The first 88

March 15, 2018 6:34 AM ‘Shoot-to-kill galamseyers’ suggestion unfortunate – Aning

A security analyst, Dr. Kwesi Aning, has described as unfortunate suggestions by First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu for a shoot-to-kill approach in dealing with illegal miners in the country. According to him, the comment puts Ghana in bad light in terms of respect for human rights. Joseph Osei Owusu, who is also the Member of Parliament 84