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1D1F: Akufo-Addo commissions $16m tomato processing factory in Domfete

1D1F: Akufo-Addo commissions $16m tomato processing factory in Domfete

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 10th August 2021, commissioned the $16 million Weddi Africa Tomato Processing Factory, a company operating under the 1-District-1-Factory initiative, at Domfete, in the Berekum West District of the Bono Region. The government, through Ghana Exim Bank and ADB Bank…

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Agriculture: Take advantage of opportunities to help build economy – Dr. Afriyie Akoto to private businesses

Agriculture: Take advantage of opportunities to help build economy – Dr. Afriyie Akoto to private businesses

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has urged private businesses and entrepreneurs to take advantage of opportunities in the Agro business sector to aid the government’s effort in building the sector. According to him, government alone cannot do all this, thus, his call on private entrepreneurs…

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Let’s invest in nutrition for Ghanaians – First Lady

Let’s invest in nutrition for Ghanaians – First Lady

First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for an urgent need to ensure that poor and vulnerable persons get access to the needed resources, and services to achieve optimum nutrition. She made the call when she participated in the opening session of a two-day congress organised by the Ghana Academy of…

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Over 1,000 Agric Extension Officers to be employed to boost productivity – Agric Minister

Over 1,000 Agric Extension Officers to be employed to boost productivity – Agric Minister

In the quest to increase agricultural productivity in Bono Region, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has assured his outfit is ready to train and employ more than a thousand extension officers to facilitate its activities. Dr. Akoto Afriyie revealed that a variety of technology is…

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Ablakwa slams Finance Minister over delay in provision of cost on Presidential trip

Ablakwa slams Finance Minister over delay in provision of cost on Presidential trip

North Tongu Constituency lawmaker, Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has defused claims that the Finance Minister received the information to present the President’s flight expense to parliament late stressing that it has been two weeks since receiving the request which even surpasses the official ten working days allowed for him to…

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I wasn’t in office when $170m judgment debt was given – Godfred Dame

I wasn’t in office when $170m judgment debt was given – Godfred Dame

Godfred Yeboah Dame has debunked accusations that his negligence as an Attorney General caused the country a whopping $170 million judgment debt over Ghana Power Generation Company (GPGC) contract termination. In an exclusive chat with Francisca Kakra Forson, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice said he was yet to…

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Consider farming for national service personnel to encourage youth in agriculture – Ahiagbah

Consider farming for national service personnel to encourage youth in agriculture – Ahiagbah

Former Executive Director for Danquah Institute, Mr. Richard Ahiagbah, says the National Service Secretariat should consider the introduction of farming as part of the one-year mandatory service to the nation. Mr. Ahiagbah said graduates should be made to engage in agricultural activities for a 6-month period or a year. According…

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Farming can be financially rewarding than any job – Mintah Akandoh

Farming can be financially rewarding than any job – Mintah Akandoh

Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, the Member of Parliament for Juaboso Constituency says the farming industry is rewarding and the perception the sector is not lucrative is false, urging local farmers to change their approach and adapt to mechanized farming. He indicated that farming is profitable unknown to many stressing “all things…

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#Fixthecountry protest: Agitated citizens to hit streets on May 9

#Fixthecountry protest: Agitated citizens to hit streets on May 9

Some unhappy Ghanaians mostly made up of the youth have written to the Ghana Police Service (GPS) to declare their intent to embark on a demonstration on Sunday, May 9. This is contained in the letter signed by 20 individuals. They explain that the date, May 9, was selected to…

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