Author Archives: Solomon Ansah

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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Patrick Awuah wins prestigious WISE Prize for Education 2017

The prestigious WISE Prize for Education has been presented to Mr Patrick Awuah, founder and president of Ashesi University College, a private, not-for-profit institution that has become one of Ghana’s premier universities in little over a decade. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, presented the Prize to Mr Patrick Awuah at the Opening Plenary session of the eighth ...

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Wearing Kente Clothe for Women

Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together into larger pieces of cloth. It comes in variety of colours and different designs. Kente Royal Cloth are very important for its rich colours and meaningful designs. Infact the premisence of the Asante Monarchy is interfered with ...

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Anthony Wutoh receives Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University

Howard University Provost Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh received the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University Graduate School’s twelfth annual Bouchet Forum at on October 12, 2017. The honour was bestowed on the Provost at the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building in Washington DC, United States (US). Dr. Wutoh who becomes the seventh recipient of the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award has ...

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Child Naming Among the Ga’s

As soon as a child is born, the husband and his family are at once informed, so that they may go and congratulate both the mother and the newcomer. The husband then sends a present to all who have assisted at the birth. The present frequently consists of rum, and therefore called “Defomo dan,” the hand washing rum. The husband ...

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Groupe Nduom inaugurates TV station in UK

Groupe Nduom on Saturday 4 November inaugurated a Television Channel in the United Kingdom. Known as GNTV UK, the channel will operate on Freeview on Vision TV and Sky TV. GNTV UK is billed as “… the cord to link Africans and the continent’s friends and partners in the UK and Europe to the African continent.” GNTV UK will source ...

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Profile on Professor Francis Allotey

Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, the sweet-scented name that has for two decades and more, filled the scientific and academic world with its fragrance is a Professor of Mathematics, Scholar, Nuclear Physicist and a Consultant in Informatics for Development.   Early Life and education Prof Allotey, a prodigy born in August 1932 to a humble parentage at Saltpond in the ...

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Traditional Wedding In The Northern Region

Marriage ceremonies among most ethnic groups in the Northern and Upper Regions of Ghana seem to be the same. When a man wants a wife, he starts giving the girl gifts. The gifts are usually in the form of money, handkerchiefs, towels, etc. If she accepts the gifts, then they become lovers. Occasionally, the man presents gifts to the girl’s ...

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Tobinco CEO honoured with Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award

Dr. Samuel “Amo” Tobbin, Chairman, Tobinco Group of Companies has been honoured with the Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award. This occurred at the 5th Annual Global Official Dignity Award; “The Home of the Greatest Humanitarians of the World” on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the United Nations, NY. Dr. Tobbin was not present and therefore his sister; Ms Tobbin represented ...

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