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March 18, 2018 3:00 PM Be fair to Opuni; don’t persecute him – George Loh

A former Member of Parliament for the North Dayi constituency, George Loh is protesting against the legal action initiated against former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD, Dr. Stephen Opuni, suggesting that the state is not treating him fairly. According to him, the specific charge of causing financial loss to the state cannot be held against Mr. Opuni 27

March 16, 2018 2:00 PM Farmer jailed for slashing co-tenant with cutlass

A Circuit Court in Tarkwa has sentenced a farmer to four years imprisonment for slashing his co-tenant’s head and hand with a cutlass. Kojo Takyi, who was charged with causing harm, pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted on his own plea. Police Chief Inspector Faustina Celestina Anaman, told the court presided over by Mr. Emnanuel Bart-Plange 28

March 13, 2018 9:30 AM 35-year-old farmer guns down girlfriend, 19

A 35 year-old farmer is in the grips of the Enchi District Police Command for allegedly shooting his 19 year-old girlfriend to death at Adonikrom in the Aowin District of the Western Region. The suspect, Daniel Gyan, who lives in a cottage at Adonikrom in Enchi, was said to have had a misunderstanding with Emelia, and shot her in the chest through the back. The Enchi 56

February 16, 2018 6:00 AM E/R: Three jailed for illegal mining at Segyimase Kyebi

A Koforidua Circuit Court has sentenced a 27-year-old carpenter Akwasi Agyemang and a 37-year-old farmer, Yaw Osei to four years in prison for mining illegally at Segyimase Kyebi in the Atewa Forest reserve in the Eastern Region. A third person, 35-year-old tiler, Kwasi Poku, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison and is due to reappear in court 23

January 11, 2018 6:36 PM Former Central Regional Minister Edumadze dies

A former Central Regional Minister in the erstwhile John Kufuor administration, Isaac Edumadze, has died. He is reported to have passed away today [Thursday] afternoon at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, where he was receiving treatment for an ailment. Mr. Edumadze had been unwell for some time, and was rushed to the hospital last Friday when his situation 58

January 11, 2018 12:45 PM Tarkwa: 2 granted bail after allegedly stealing dead body

Two men who allegedly stole the corpse of an elderly man at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital’s mortuary have been granted bail in the sum of GHc 30,000 each, with two sureties each by the Tarkwa Circuit Court. The accused persons are John Asante, 37, a mortuary attendant at the Tarkwa Municipal Hospital, and Seth Owusu, 48, a fridge mechanic at Atonsu-Bokro 61

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 55

November 1, 2017 7:13 PM Agric Automation and Virtual Farming Program launched in Accra

Accra, Nov. 1, GNA - The UCL Ghana Limited and its partner OAPI on Wednesday launched the Agric Management System (AMS), an innovative end-to-end solution and the Virtual Farmer Programme (VFP), which are set to revolutionalise Ghana’s Agricultural Sector. The AMS is the first ever fully automated solution developed in the agriculture industry, to seamlessly 20

November 1, 2017 4:43 PM Virtual Farmers programme for formal sector workers launched

Workers in the formal sector, who are desirous of venturing into farming, now have the opportunity to do so with the launch of the Virtual Farmer programme. ICT solutions provider, UCL Ghana Limited and Israeli-based Oz Agribusiness Projects & Investments Ltd (OAPI) launched the programme in support of government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme 52

October 28, 2017 5:37 PM Nine killed in clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers

Abetifi (E/R), Oct. 28, GNA - Nine Fulani herdsmen and some Kwahu farmers including; two brothers have been killed at Dwerebeafe, Aboyan and Mpeamu in the Kwahu East District. The killings occurred following a clash between Fulani herdsmen and some Kwahu farmers in the bush of those communities. A farmer and a 12 year-old boy are currently on admission 16