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No premix fuel in Salakope over two years

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Fishermen in Salakope, a fishing community in the Ketu South Municipality, have appealed to government for the supply of premix fuel. The fishermen alleged that...
A fisherman catches fish at sunrise on Huma section of Heilongjiang River in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, July 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Zhou Changping)

Fishermen in Oguaa Praises Government’s Aquaculture Initiative

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Fisherman in the Central Regional capital, Cape Coast have hailed government's decision to introduce a new version of 'Planting for Food and Jobs' (PJF)...
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Tanzania says working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

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Tanzanian authorities said Thursday they are efforting to bail out 109 Tanzanian fishermen arrested in Kenya over the weekend in connection with illegal fishing. The...

Fishermen Cautioned Against Going to the Press With Their Worries

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The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Ms Elizabeth Afoley Naa Quaye, has called on fishermen not to rush with their grievances on pre-mix...
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Ghana can do more for farmers – MD

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The Managing Director of Tema Lube Oil Company Limited, Mr. Amos Donkoh, says Ghana could do more for farmers in view of the tremendous...
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Ghana Gov’t To Give Special Consideration To Women In Procurement

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has stated that in order to promote economic opportunities for women, special considerations would be given to...
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2017 Exhibition on Food and Agric Ready for Take Off

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Organisers of the National Food and Agric Exhibitions, FAGRO Exhibitions 2017, says all is set for the historic fair scheduled for September 26 through...

Chinese Fishermen Ban Can Result in Fish Shortages

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There will be a severe shortage of fish in Ghana if Chinese fishermen operating in Ghana’s territorial waters are banned. This is the assertion by the...
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GNCFC Petitions Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Mrs Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, has advised fishermen in various communities to boldly point out people who are...

New cooling facility offers glimmer hope to Tanzanian fishermen

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Ali Thabit, now in his 50s, has been fishing since he was 16. Through the years he has lived hoping that one day things...

4 Fishermen Arrested As Dead Body Wash Ashore

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Half-Assini District Police in the Western Region have arrested four fishermen from Axim in the Nzema East Municipality in connection with a dead body...

Gov’t Will Empower Fishermen to Police’ Light Fishing – Afoley Quaye

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As part of efforts to combat the illegal act of light fishing, the Minister-nominee for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has indicated that...
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Fishermen Warned Against Coming Heavy Storms

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Fishermen along the coastal parts of the country have been cautioned to plan their expeditions in line with weather conditions to avoid danger. “Those...
Fishermen along the coast also say the brownish substances are impeding fishing activities.

Pakistan sends 66 Indian fishermen to jail

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A Pakistani court in Karachi on Saturday sent 66 Indian fishermen to jail one day after their arrests for illegal fishing in Pakistani waters,...

Philippino Authorities Set to Release 12 Chinese Fishermen

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A court in the Philippines has issued an order for the release of 12 Chinese fishermen who were arrested and sentenced to long-term jail...
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C/R: fishermen receive training on effective fishing techniques

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The three-day training, which was held in Cape Coast, forms part of the ICT for Sustainable Fishing Project, a nationwide campaign by the Ghana...
Health Minister Sherry Ayitey

Gov’t To Keep Supporting Fisheries Sector

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She said it would continue to take steps to assist safeguard their safety, that of their canoes, outboard motors, nets and other fishing inputs. ...
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Ghana awards 81 farmers for contribution to growth

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The award was instituted by the government in 1984 to salute the tireless efforts and sacrifices of Ghanaian farmers who, in spite of the...
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Fisherman happy for current weather conditions

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Coastal areas of the country are presently experiencing very cold weather, which is often accompanied with light drizzling. Mr Tettey Portuphy, Senior Meteorologist at the...
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Fishermen in Jomoro given outboard motors

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The gesture forms part of Government's subsidized outboard motor package being distributed to fisherfolks in the country to enhance their fishing activities. Mr George...
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Central Region: 285 outboard motors delivered

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Gomoa East received 50, Cape Coast 50, Ekumfi 50, Mfantseman 38, Effutu 37 and Elmina 50. Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and...

V/R: Government Gives Keta Fishermen Subsidized Outboard Motors

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Fishermen in Keta in the Volta region have benefited from a government subsidized outboard motor programme aimed at improving the efficiency and output...
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Fishermen children to be enrolled into a scholarship scheme

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According to the Minister the move formed part of the efforts being made to reduce the cost of education and also help...

Activities of Fishermen Pose Danger to Ghana’s Offshore Operations

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Ghana’s offshore operations are being threatened again as fishermen continue to encroach on the safety zones around the upstream petroleum installations. Speaking at the inauguration...

Fisher folks kids to enjoy scholarships from 2017

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The scheme is to ensure that children of fishermen remain in school and the end of the incidence of such children strolling riverbanks, Madam...
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Parliament Petitioned To Pass Plant Breeders Bill

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According to the petitioners there is an urgent need to pass the PBB in Ghana in order to foster innovation so that plant breeders...
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Government imports over 1000 outboard motors for fishermen

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He said fishermen played a very significant role in the history of the National Democratic Congress, winning the 2008 elections and has since given...
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Franklin Cudjoe’s Letter To President Mahama

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Good morning Mr. President. As you plan to speak on job creation in the Central Region today, well, I thought I should share with...

Fisher folks complain over the collapse of Ghana’s fishing industry

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According to them the collapse is happening under the watch of President John Mahama Fishermen, from Komenda to Nyanyaano, on Monday, May 2, made this...

NDC fulfill your promises or lose our votes – Fishermen

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The region, which is the NDC’s stronghold, has a good number of its inhabitants in the fishing sector. But the residents say their livelihood...