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Left to die: Ghana’s onion industry close to extinction

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 3:01 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

Ghana’s onion industry will soon be completely wiped out if challenges hampering its growth are not dealt with. Ten years ago, the industry was a bustling one. But today, Ghana is forced to import onions from a number of African countries to feed homes and eateries across the country. In the first of Citi Business […]

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Over 50 SHS Students in Koforidua Hospitalized over food poisoning

Posted: November 3, 2017 at 3:40 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Food & Drinks, Health

Over 50 students of the Ghana Senior High School (GHANASS) at Koforidua in the Eastern Region, are receiving treatment at the St. Joseph’s Hospital following a suspected food poisoning. The students; both male and female, were rushed to the hospital on Monday after they complained of stomach aches after eating ‘waakye’ from the school’s canteen […]

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PATRONIZE MADE IN GHANA GOODS — BRAND MANAGER OF GIHOC URGES GHANAIAN YOUTH

Posted: October 30, 2017 at 9:53 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

Mr. Daniel Agyenim Boateng, the newly appointed GIHOC Brand Manager has urged Ghanaian youth to start patronizing made in Ghana product since that is the only way to sustain government’s flagship 1D1F policy. Speaking at a forum organized by YOUTH FOR CHANGE in Accra, on the topic “SOLVING YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT, THE ROLE OF GHANAIAN YOUTH”, […]

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“MY GOVERNMENT WILL NOT IGNORE AGRICULTURE” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO ASSURES

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that agriculture remains the fuel that powers all our activity in Ghana, and has assured farmers, food crop farmers, fish farmers and livestock farmers that they will all have the support and respect they deserve from his government. According to President Akufo-Addo, “if we […]

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FDA destroys 4,500 cartons of expired mackerel

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, Health

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has destroyed 4,500 cartons of unwholesome canned fish that were said to be on transit to Togo, but were diverted onto the Ghanaian market. The unregistered consignment labeled ‘Asahi’ was imported into the country by Dotsico Ventures. The exercise was supervised by the police and officials of the FDA […]

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FACTS ABOUT THE WA WATER PROJECTS

Posted: October 10, 2017 at 11:10 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Food & Drinks, Politics

My attention has been drawn to a Press Statement issued by the NDC Communications Team in the Upper West Region and carried in the media about alleged misrepresentation made during the commissioning of the Wa Water Project as to who should be credited with the initiation of the project that has brought such relief to […]

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Tonnes of cassava going waste at Ayensu Starch Company Limited as factory breaks down

Posted: October 6, 2017 at 3:15 am   /   Business, Food & Drinks, LifeStyle

Several tonnes of cassava are going waste at the Ayensu Starch Factory at Bawjiase in the Awutu Senya District in the Central Region following the breakdown of the processing plant. Heaps of fermented cassava on the factory site brought in by outgrowers could not be processed because of a faulty processing system. The management of […]

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Japan ready to support Ghana in the rice value chain – GRIB

Posted: October 2, 2017 at 10:18 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

Japan has shown commitment to collaborate with Ghana to promote the food value chain in the country with emphasis on increasing the production and processing high quality rice. At a seminar for stakeholders on Thursday, Mr Imoro Amoro, the President of the Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) said the rice value chain in the country […]

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Bumper harvest at National Service Scheme farms

Posted: September 28, 2017 at 3:54 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, Politics

The Ag. Executive Director of National Service Scheme Hon. Mustapha Ussif, visited the Dawhwenya farms on Tuesday 26th September. The visit was to support and supervise personnel at the farms as they begin the harvest of the 250 Arches of maize farm. Speaking to the media, Hon. Ussif said he was impressed by the yield […]

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CSIR warns of major resurgence of Fall Armyworm pests

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 2:13 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks, Politics

Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have warned there could be a major resurgence of the Fall Armyworm pests on farms across the country from next month. Scientists at the country’s premier science and technology institution, therefore, want the government to immediately activate a fight back plan to avert destruction. Fall […]

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