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BoG Earmarks US$100 million For Ghana's Agric Sector

Agriculture’s contribution to GDP has been declining over the years partly due to the low output of farmers as well as other constraints in the value chain. 248 more words

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‘Mahama has collapsed fishing industry’ – Fishermen lament

Some fishermen from the Central Region are furious about the collapse of the fishing industry in the region, following what they describe as worsening economic conditions, rising cost of living and the blatant flouting of fishing laws in the country under the watch of the President Mahama. 757 more words

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Investors abandon Ghana over lazy attitude of workers - Spio Gabrah

At a time when foreign investors are targeting African countries as their preferred choice of investments, Citi Business News has learnt a number of foreign investors have been forced to abandon their investment plans for Ghana due to the lazy attitude of some workers in both the private and public institutions. 268 more words

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Nigerian Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools makes her choice

A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she’ll attend college in the fall.

Surrounded by her classmates donning their own college choice T-shirts, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna approached the podium and unzipped the black jacket she was wearing to reveal a crimson T-shirt revealing her decision: Harvard. 133 more words

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Barbie goes to Africa: Barbie challenges the 'white saviour complex'

Barbie has ditched her riding gear, her ball gown and her ballerina costume and travelled to Africa to help the people there, while still managing to stay fashionable. 499 more words

Magic System drummer Pepito drowns in Ivory Coast

The drummer of Ivory Coast’s famous Magic System band has drowned at the age of 46, the group has said in a Facebook post.

Didier Deigna, known by the stage name Pepito, drowned at a beach in the small town of Jacqueville in southern Ivory Coast on Sunday, it said. 85 more words

Ghana Lags Behind Countries In Fight Against Open Defecation

FIRST DEPUTY Speaker of Parliament, Ebo Barton Odro has expressed concern about the fact that Ghana is lagging behind countries like Mali, Burkina Faso and Benin among other nations in the fight against Open Defecation. 553 more words

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