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Enact Policies To Encourage Consumption Of Made In Ghana Foods – Lecturer

The Dean of the Department of Environmental Science at the University College of Agric and Environmental Studies, UCAES, at Bunso in the Eastern Region, Dr Francis Awotwi has appealed to the government to enact policies that would encourage consumption of made in Ghana foods.   He said the culture of …

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Our Land Owners Don’t Involve Us In Negotiations with The Mining Companies – Nsutam Cocoa Farmers

Cocoa farmers of Fanteakwa South District, AKyem Nsutam to be precise in the Eastern Region have said, they are not the real owners of the land they farm on hence not the ones giving the farm lands to the mining companies. However, they claim their land owners give the land …

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E/R: Irrigation Is Our Major Problem- Ankaase Cocoa Farmers Cry Out

Access to Water for irrigation in Ankaase in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region has been a major problem for the Cocoa farmers in Ankaase, the Chief Farmer of Ankaase reveals.   According to Mr Owusu, the Chief Farmer, the activities of the illegal miners have polluted the …

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E/R: Stem Borers, Capsid, Ephid, Swollen Shoot, Lack of Fertilizer, et al Making Cocoa Farming Inconvenient In Ankaase.

News gathered by Radio 1 News on Tuesday December 4, 2018 when the News Team visited the said community indicate that out of the numerous concerns of the Cocoa farmers in the area, pests like stem borers, Ephids (Atee), Capsid (Akate) and diseases such as Swollen shoot, Blackpod Disease (Anonom) …

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E/R: Ankaase Youth Abandon Cocoa Farming Because it’s Not Lucrative

The Youth in Ankaase Community in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region have abandoned Cocoa farming, even as there is no job for them.   The main occupation for residents of Ankaase is farming but out of the numerous types, Cocoa farming is predominant but the occupation is …

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E/R: Illegal Mining Destroying Cocoa Farm Roads In Ankaase – Cocoa Farmers Cry out

Cocoa Farmers of Akyem Ankaase in the Atiwa East District in the Eastern Region Cry over the menace the almighty Galamsey (illegal mining) has brought to them especially leaving them with deplorable Road access to the Farms.   In an interview with Radio 1 News on Tuesday December 4, 2018 …

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GRA chases churches over taxes

Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has served notice about plans by his outfit to start prosecuting pastors who refuse to pay tax on sales from anointing oil, holy water and other items. The move comes on the heels of a huge debate over whether or …

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Disability Is Not A Curse Don’t Hide Them In the Room – Atiwa Disability Association.

The Disability Association in Atiwa District, Atiwa Disability Association has advised Parents, Guardians and Breadwinners not to hide the Physically Challenged Persons in the room for being physically challenged isn’t a curse and doesn’t mean all is lost.   Speaking on the Susubiribi Morning Show on Radio 1 FM, 100.7MHZ, …

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Asokore SDA SHS, Chinto JHS win Blue Skies School Farm Competition 2018

Koforidua Asokore SDA SHS was emerged winners in this years Blue skies School Farm Project Competition with respect to the SHS category while the Chinto L/A J.H.S. also emerged winners in the basic school category. The keen competition which is aimed at sensitization the Youth the need to engage in …

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Creating New Regions Will Boost Development – Local Governance Expert

An expert in Local governance and rural development, Dt Eric Osae has said the creation of the 6 new regions which are in the pipeline will help develop the regions and the nation as a whole in the shortest possible time.   According to him he’s surprised some citizen of …

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