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Resilience Of Energy Sector Dependent On Energy Conservation - Energy Commission

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Ho, Sept 2, GNA - The resilience of Ghanas energy sector depends on the commitment of electricity consumers to energy conservation measures, the Energy Commission said. The country, it noted, was able to save 70 megawatts of electricity during the 2014 World Cup as domestic consumers heeded the ...
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Agriculture Ministry steps up Aflatoxin contamination control

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Accra, Sept. 2, GNA - The fight to control Afflation contamination of key staple foods in Ghana has been stepped up with the Agriculture ministry training its staff to pass on the knowledge to farmers. Trained Staff of the ministry would be passing on information on Good Agricultural Practices ...

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Illegal mining to threaten food security of the country

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Somanya E/R, Sept.2, GNA - Illegal mining is to cause reduction in food production. This came to light during a Global Pollination Project GPP-Ghana, capacity workshop for journalists from the southern part of the country at Somanya. Dr Kwame Aidoo, the GPP Project Manager,said the illeg ...
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Zoomlion fumigates dumping and refuse sites

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Inchaban, Sept. 2, GNA - Zoomlion Ghana Limited, a waste management company is undertaking fumigation exercise on dumping sites, drains and public places of convenience to control the spread of communicable diseases particularly cholera in the Western Region. Mr. Ernest Osei Bonsu, Vector Contro ...
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"Ghana to soon import water"-Forestry Commission

Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Koforidua, Sept. 2, GNA - Mr Samuel Afari-Dartey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, has hinted that, Ghana would soon have to import potable water if the nation continues to lose its forests cover. He expressed regret that the rate at which the nations forest reserves and off reserves ...
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Media must highlight the environmental threat

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Tema, Aug 19, GNA - A former Director of Editorial of the Ghana News Agency GNA, Mr Boakye Dankwa Boadi, has urged the media to lead the national crusade against the reckless destruction of the environment through mining. He said journalists needed to do more to highlight the extent of the thr ...
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President Mahama condemns misuse of social media

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Komenda CR, Aug. 20, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday condemned the use of social media by unscrupulous elements to create unnecessary panic on serious national issues. He said the propagation of such negative messages did not only misinform the masses, but also created disaffect ...

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ESPA, Two Ministries organizes clean-up exercise in Accra

Monday, August 18, 2014 Accra, Aug. 16, GNA - Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong, President of the Environmental Service Providers Association ESPA said the increasing disposal of waste indiscriminately in the city of Accra and its environs is serious and unfortunate. He attributed the situation to the lack public education in ...
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Journalists must effectively report on science issues - Director

Monday, August 18, 2014 Professor Walter Alhassan Kumasi, Aug. 17, GNA - Professor Walter Alhassan, Former Director General of the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, has appealed to the public to disabuse their minds of the notion that Genetically Modified Organic GMO foods have h ...
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Breeders Bill will Protect Local Plant Breeders - Scientist

Monday, August 18, 2014 Dr Hans Adu-Dapaah, Director of CRI Ejusu, Aug. 17, GNA - Dr Stephen Amoah, a Research Scientist of the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, has described the Plant Breeders Bill currently before Cabinet as a positive development. He said the Bi ...
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Farmers urged to adopt dry season gardening

Friday, August 15, 2014 Bolgatanga, Aug 14, GNA- Alhaji Musbau Ahmed, the Acting Regional Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has suggested adoption of dry season gardening by farmers in the region to augment food requirement for the region. Alhaji Musbau said adoption of rain water harvesting and soil improv ...
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President directs release of funds to fight Ebola

Friday, August 15, 2014 Accra, Aug 14, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has directed the immediate release of additional Six Million Ghana Cedis GH 6million to augment the fight against the Ebola Viral Disease EVD. Also, the President instructed that 10,000 additional Personal Protective Equipment PPEs be pro ...
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MTN mobile money subscriber base over 2.5 million

Friday, August 15, 2014 Accra, Aug. 14, GNA - Mr Eric Nsarkoh, MTN Sales and Distribution Executive, says MTN mobile money service can boast of a subscriber base of more than 2.5 million and monthly transaction volumes in excess of GH â 6.5 million. He said at the Group level, the company has recorded an outstanding ...
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