Author Archives: Solomon Ansah

Starting your rabbit farm in Ghana

The rabbit known as “Micro-Livestock” can be a great source of food production. And commercial production can be a great source of income and employment. Rabbits need small place for living and less food for surviving. Rabbit meat contains high ratio of protein, energy, calcium and vitamin. The amount of cholesterol, fat and sodium is also very low. Their meat is ...

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Profile on Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng was born in 1950 to one Mr. Kofi Frimpong in a village called Gyankoba in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. He started his education at Gyankoba upto primary six, after which he was brought to Accra to continue. He continued at Bishop boys school at Bubuashie which he passed successfully his common entrance after ...

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Nana Anima Wiafe-Akenten – First PhD holder in Twi

She simply loves to study languages but certainly not the Spanish, French or English that most students love to pursue. Hers is the Akan language, Twi to be precise. Her passion for the precise usage of the Twi language motivated her to study it from the primary level all the way to the tertiary level. This indeed has been a ...

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How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 3 of 3

This is a continuation of part 2. See also How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 1 of 3 and How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 2 of 3. Dealing with sick pigs Some of the pigs will fall sick occasionally so it is important to know the symptoms of a sick pig in order to take precautionary ...

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How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 2 of 3

This is a continuation of part 1. See also How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 1 of 3. Feeding your Pigs Feeding is critical in pig farming because good and nutritious feed facilitates good production. Good feed is necessary for growth, body maintenance and the production of meat and milk. You can use locally available feed that are less ...

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How to Start a Pig Farm in Ghana 1 of 3

INTRODUCTION Pigs are often called swine, hog, or pig when there is no need to distinguish it from other pigs. It is a large and even-toed ungulate. It is variously considered a subspecies of the wild boar or a distinct species. The domestic pig’s head-plus-body-length ranges from 0.9 to 1.8 m (35 to 71 in), and the adult can weigh between 50 to 350 kg (110 to 770 lb). Its head is relatively long, ...

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List of Asantehemaa from 1695 to date

In Asanteman, the queen mother is the one through whom royal descent is reckoned and thus wields considerable power. She is very instrumental when it comes to enstooling of a new king in the Kingdom. The King consults her when making some key decisions for counsel.

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The 216 Districts in Ghana and their Capitals

Below is a list of all the districts in Ghana. Districts in Ghana are second-level administrative subdivisions of Ghana, below the level of region. The local government system consists of a Regional Co-ordinating Council, a four-tier Metropolitan and a three-tier Municipal/District Assemblies Structure. The District Assemblies are either Metropolitan (population over 250,000), Municipal (population over 95,000) or District (population 75,000 and ...

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List of Asantehene from 1680 to date

The Asantehene is the absolute monarch of the Kingdom of Ashanti, its cultural region Ashantiland, and of the Ashanti (or Asante) people’s ethnic group. The Ashanti royal house traces its line to the Oyoko (an Abusua, meaning ‘clan’) Abohyen Dynasty of Nana Twum and the Beretuo Dynasty of Osei Tutu Opemsoo, who formed the Empire of Ashanti in 1701 and was crowned Asantehene (King of all Ashanti). Osei Tutu held the Ashanti throne ...

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Kente style inspirations

The era when Kente clothe was reserved for the rich, famous and noble class is gradually giving way; allowing persons who dream of relishing the highly cherished royal status to have a taste of it. The royalty of this culturally popular Kente is becoming increasingly patronized for all manner of events. Despite the fact that it is expensive and reserved ...

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