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U.S. congressional watchdog launches probe into subsidy to farmers amid trade war

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), known as the congressional watchdog, is opening an investigation into the integrity of the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
NHIS

Re-look at the subsidy base of NHIS – Mr Alexander Abban

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Mr Alexander K. Abba, the Deputy Minister of Health, says Ghana has to adopt a health financing strategy that would propel the level...
farmers-day

49 Year old emerge best farmer in Talensi District

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Mr Salifu Sandow, a 49 year old man from Seog in the Talensi District in the Upper East Region emerged the best District farmer...
Maize roughage

Kenyan maize farmers protest poor prices as citizens enjoy subsidy

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As Kenyans enjoy cheaper maize flour following a government subsidy, farmers are crying foul as prices of the grain, which they are currently harvesting,...
Wpid Scatteringfertilizer

Stakeholders Form Watchdog Group To Monitor Smuggling Of Fertilizer

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Mrs Victoria Adongo, the Programmes Coordinator of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana, has urged farmers in the northern parts of the country to...
Female Farmers

PFAG Ask Government To Equip Extension Officers

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The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on government to equip the already existing extension officers with logistics to work with rather...

Subsidy car boom to slow

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Models perform at an auto show in Qingdao, Shandong province. China's passenger vehicle sales last year saw their fastest growth since 2013, but...

SHS Heads to Answer Queries Over Subsidy Payments Holdback

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The Ghana Education Service has said it will sanction heads of the various senior high schools whose lackadaisical attitudes have resulted in a delay...

Association of farmers cheers expanded fertilizer appropriation

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Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Rahman, the National President, said they found the upward adjustment of the subsidy from 21 to 26 per cent significant and...

Government Will Reduce Poverty Among Smallholder Farmers

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According to MOFA, it has recently embarked on a number of initiatives to facilitate access to finance by small-holder farmers to increase their productivity. These...

Nigerians asked to rejoice over subvention removal

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Against the backdrop of threats from Senators and certain groups arising from the government's decision to remove petrol subsidy, Civil Society Organisations including Stand...
Dr Richard Amponsah

Govt must subsidies organic fertilizer – ACARP

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Dr Richard Amponsah says apart from the ecological benefits of using organic compost in agriculture production, the sector also holds tremendous economic benefits for...

Mahama assures fishermen of premix subsidy

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Government had stopped subsidizing petroleum products through the introduction of deregulation policy which allows petroleum companies to sell the product without any government interference. However,...

Sudan’s Wheat Imports Subsidy Removed

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Sudan has scrapped a special U.S. dollar/Sudanese pound exchange rate used for wheat imports, effectively removing a subsidy, the finance ministry said on Monday. The...

Motion Seeking Removal of Fuel Subsidy Rejected

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Members of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday condemns the motion seeking to remove fuel subsidy. This is following a motion promoted by Rep Sunday...

Thailand To Fund Subsidy To Support Rubber Growers

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The world?s largest rubber producer has seen earnings and output plunge this year, with Thailand?s government stepping in to fund subsidy and buying programmes...

Current Fertilizer Subsidy Programme Creating Smuggling

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Mr Henri Wientjes, the Chief Executive Officer of African Tiger Holdings Limited, has said the best way to promote competitive agriculture in the country...

Govt Committed To Settling Debt

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President John Mahama has instructed the Ministry of Finance to settle the government?s share of the 2013 fertilizer subsidies? debt with companies that brought...

ANEEJ Cautions Jonathan On Oil Subsidy Theft

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AN ADDRESS BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF AFRICA NETWORK FOR ENVIRONEMENT AND ECONOMIC JUSTIC (ANEEJ) REV. DAVID UGOLOR  AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE IN...

Government must ensure of the turnaround maintenance of all the refineries

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The General Secretary of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Mr. Bayo Olowoshile, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan not to...

EFCC recovers N4.3bn petroleum subsidy scammers

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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, has disclosed that the anti-graft agency has so far recovered...

Kerosene Subsidy, A Big Scam Operated By A Cabal-Sanusi Lamido

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Suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Lamido Sanusi has again stirred the hornet?s nest as he declared yesterday that kerosine subsidy is a...

NNPC betrayed over N1.7trn Kerosene subsidy

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Teddy Oscar, Abuja The Budget Office on Wednesday denied the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) when the office told the House of Representatives? Committee on Petroleum Resources...
wpid Diezani

PPPRA Says Nigeria Spends Over N500bn On Kerosene Subsidy

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Teddy Oscar, Abuja The Petroleum Product Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) on Wednesday revealed that about $34 million (over N500 billion) was spent to subsidise the importation of...
Wpid Jonathandiezani

The Kerosene Subsidy Scam and the Boko Haram Massacres

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 ? By Dr. Peregrino Brimah Boko Haram has struck once again, again after not so long when they had  struck again. In this latest strike,...
Wpid Diezani Alison Madueke

Alison-Madueke N634 Kerosene Subsidy Probe Postponed

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Teddy Oscar, Abuja The inability of the minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to appear before a scheduled investigation by the House of Representatives...

Smuggling remains greatest threat to official cocoa exports in 2014 and beyond

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The volume of cocoa export from Ghana is said to reduce by the end of 2014, according to an analysis report by the Economist...

Government Subsidy Starts Effects From Today

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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has reprogrammed its systems and that the implementation of the 25% subsidy in the electricity tariffs by government...

Ultimatum To FGN To Produce Our N500bn SURE-P Fuel Subsidy Savings

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? By Dr. Peregrino Brimah #OduahGate is a joke compared to this. The unfolding story of the ?missing N500bn ($3bn)?, is probably the biggest, most...

Lawan Indicted In Subsidy Bribe

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An Abuja High Court on Wednesday dismissed a fresh application for stay of proceedings in the trial of former Chairman, House of Representatives...