Author Archives: Solomon Ansah

Ghanaian athlete graduates from Kentucky University

Emmanuel Dasor, a Ghanaian sprinter in the United States of America (USA), has graduated from the Western Kentucky University, with a Degree in Business Administration. Dasor, a 200 and 400 meters sprinter, who has represented Ghana in African Championships, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games are among a number of Ghanaian athletes on scholarships in the USA, courtesy the Ghana Athletics ...

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Ghanaian Brothers Invent Device That Generates Electricity Using Cassava

Life is all about knowing what you want and going for it. Not letting any situation slow you down or prevent you from realising your dreams. This is exactly what these brothers are doing. Without any professional or formal training, enough finances and exposure, they are still following their passion and doing what they love which is manufacture/invent. They are brothers who have ...

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Start Your Mango Farm II

Pests and Diseases They include mealy bugs, bugs, fruit flies, mango stone weevil, thrips, mites and paddle-legged bugs. Control: By practicing strict farm hygiene. For fruit flies and mealy bugs use bio-agents and/or pheromone traps. Manage mango seed weevil by spraying recommended insecticides when fruit reaches pigeon egg size (10mm). A 2nd or 3rd spray at 10-12 days interval may be necessary ...

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What you have to know about Farmers’ Day

“Farmers’ Day” was instituted by the Government in 1985 in recognition of the vital role farmers and fishers play in the economy especially the highly commendable output of farmers and fishermen in 1984, (about 30% growth), after the bad agricultural years of 1982 and 1983. The day is celebrated to motivate them to produce more. The first National Farmers’ Day ...

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Start Your Mango Farm I

Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (drupe) from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. Mango trees grow to 35–40 m (115–131 ft) tall, with a crown radius of 10 m (33 ft). The trees are long-lived, as some specimens still fruit after 300 years. In deep soil, the taproot descends to a depth of 6 m (20 ft), with profuse, wide-spreading feeder roots; the tree ...

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Public Universities and Professional Institutions in Ghana

Education in Ghana was mainly informal, and based on apprenticeship before the arrival of European settlers, who built a formal education system addressed to the elites. With the independence of Ghana in 1957, universal education became an important political objective. The magnitude of the task as well as economic difficulties and political instabilities have slowed down attempted reforms. The Education Act in 1987, ...

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Anuba Couture Presents It Latest 2017/18 Collection -The Anuba Man

Nigerian label Anuba Couture presents to you its latest menswear fashion offering titled THE ANUBA MAN. For the collection, the designer incorporated a coruscating array of textured and polished wool, silk print damask, crushed silk placements, and intricately beaded collar and cap into classic and wearable pieces to birth The Anuba Man, a man who is unapologetic when it comes ...

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Profile on Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong

Broadcast journalist and host of Asempa FM’s political show, ‘Ekosi Sen’ Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as KABA shared memorable times as a family man and a public figure in the media industry. He got married to radio presenter, Valentina Ofori Afriyie in 2016 at Santasi in Kumasi He had his second cycle education at the Techiman Senior High ...

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Start Your Pawpaw Farm II

Pawpaw Management Let’s now go through some various and easy managements to help your pawpaw farm. Routine weed control is recommended. Hand weeding where practiced should be shallow to avoid damaging roots. It should be done gently and slowly. As much as possible. It’s okay if the leaves wilt a little bit in hot weather. Pawpaws love heat and sunlight. You ...

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Start Your Pawpaw Farm I

Paw paw fruit Farming in Ghana is done in tropical and subtropical climates and pawpaw plants do not tolerate freezing temperatures. Papayas fruits are delicious and grow throughout the year. These fruits are eaten alone or in salad without the skin. The papaws fruits are low in calories and high in potassium, vitamin A and C. Papayas enzymes promote digestion ...

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