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A Journey to Kenya’s South Rift Valley!

2009-10-23 12:42

I traveled to Kenya to join a group of African Journalists who love reporting science as part of everyday life. The purpose is to meet with scientists and interact with livestock keepers in the South Rift Valley. Thoughts of people and places filled my mind as I got on board ...

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Moringa Industry takes Shape in Ghana

2009-09-17 14:11

Ghanaian agriculturists are investing in Moringa dryers and milling machines to add value to the crop. Moringa oleifera has been identified as one of the most promising crops in the country and there is a growing industry from farming to processing and marketing of the plant. Cultivation of Moringa is ...

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Moral Standards linked to Polluted Litt

2009-09-12 13:08

Provost of the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the KNUST has blamed the moral decadence in the Ghanaian society on what he describes polluted literature. Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel Bour says books are two-edged swords which could have complex repercussions, if society fails to scrutinize ...

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KMA to Introduce 'Flee Market’ Project

2009-09-12 12:52

Efforts are underway by the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to introduce a new market system to provide options for shoppers in the city. Officials say the project, dubbed ‘Flee Market’, will include evening and weekend markets away from the Central Business District as part of measures to decongest the city. ...

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Fuel Retailers Suffer Downturn

2009-09-01 08:18

Irregular supply of petroleum products to the local market is taking a heavy toll on operations of retailers. Luv Biz Desk enquiries at fuel stations in Kumasi suggest most dealers are either running losses or surviving on bank overdrafts. Managers say a directive for them to pay upfront for supplies ...

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K-Poly upgrades Hospitality Prog

2009-08-31 10:53

The Kumasi Polytechnic is upgrading its programmes in hotel and hospitality management in response to the human resource needs of the food service industry. Head of the Department of Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management, Mr. Felix Engmann says the school is also supporting businesses in the hospitality industry to retrain ...

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Chiefs Get Involved in Revenue Mobilizat

2009-08-31 10:49

The National House of Chiefs is being roped into the revenue mobilization drive, on the back of their historical role in tax administration.The process started in July 2006 under the Tax and Finance Component of the German Development Agency, GTZ.A joint workshop for chiefs and the revenue collection agencies has ...

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Contractors want Industry Streamlined

2009-08-31 10:47

The Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana is calling for a review of the classification of contractors to keep local firms in business. National President of the Association, Kwame Afreh says local contractors are unable to compete with their foreign counterparts because award of contracts have over ...

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Scholar Challenges Artists to Innovate

2009-08-14 15:25

A renowned Ghanaian Scholar at the Howard University in the USA has challenged art educators to play a lead role in motivating the local communities to appreciate and patronize artistic works. Prof. Kwaku Ofori-Ansah says whilst it is important for leaders to support the development of ...

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Expert Calls for Overhaul of NYEP

2009-08-14 15:15

A youth development expert has called for an overhaul of the National Youth Employment Programme. President of the Ghana National NGO’s Coalition for the Youth, George Ankomah-Yeboah says management of the programme should be placed under the National Youth Council for effective and sustainable implementation of ...

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