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Farmer murdered in farm

Unknown assailant(s) have reportedly beheaded a farmer identified as Obobisa Larweh at Amonom a farming community in the Atiwa West District of the Eastern Region. The incident occurred on January 5, 2021. According to a resident, the man left home to farm but did not return raising suspicion of the …

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Farmers benefit from coronavirus response under TAAT programme

Over 20, 000 smallholder farmers have been supported to cultivate about 38, 000 hectares of maize and soya, Mr Felix Ngmenkaara Darimaani, the National Programme Coordinator of the Savannah Zone Agricultural Productivity Improvement Project (SAPIP) has said. He said under the COVID-19 response strategy of the programme, 15,000 farmers were …

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Accident claims Farmers’ Day awardee’s life

An awardee of the 36th edition of the National Farmers’ Day celebration, Kwasi Kyere Ampofo, has died in a ghastly accident. Reports indicate the accident occurred in a head-on collision with a Benz tipper truck , killing him instantly with the motorbike mangled. Mr Ampofo is reported to have been involved in …

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Farmer gets four years for stealing

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a farmer to four years imprisonment for stealing a vehicle. Nana Karikari, 43, also a businessman, pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit the crime and stealing but he was found culpable during the trial. His accomplice is on the run. Police Inspector Benson …

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Farmers Day awardee dies en-route to event centre

An Agric Extension Officer from Daboase in the Western Region, Kwasi Kyere Ampofo met his untimely death in a fatal crash last Friday when he was on his way to pick an award at the just-ended farmers’ day celebration. Late Ampofo was expected to pick the Best Extension Officer’s award …

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Two farmers grabbed over human trafficking

Two farmers, Kabu Ayiku Petsi and Daniel Gaglozu, have been put before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly trafficking an eight-year-old boy. Gaglozu is said to have given the victim to Petsi to serve as herdsman. The Court, presided over by Mrs. Christiana Cann, was told that the victim was …

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