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Herakles Farms Initiates Programs to Meet Community Health and Social Needs

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11 tons of rice and 10 tons of fish were distributed to more than 8,000 individuals in the Nguti, Mundemba and Toko areas. Over the holidays, Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC) (http://www.heraklesfarms.com), a New York-based agriculture company operating in Ghana and Cameroon, donated food to 1,700 households in 38 villages located in the Nguti subdivision of Kupe-Muanenguba and in …

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Herakles Farms Appoints Dr. Atanga Ekobo as Vice President of Conservation in Cameroon

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Former World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Program Coordinator to Lead Environmental Sustainability Efforts Herakles Farms (also known as SG-SOC) (http://www.heraklesfarms.com), a New York-based agriculture company operating in Ghana and Cameroon, today announced the appointment of Dr. Atanga Ekobo to the position of Vice President of Conservation. Dr. Ekobo’s hire marks one of many steps that Herakles Farms is taking …

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President Zuma in Ghana for inauguration

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Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has travelled to Ghana for the inauguration of its newly-elected President John Dramani Mahama. Mahama’s party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), won the December 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary election by 50.7% of the vote. Zuma, accompanied by International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, will be attending the inauguration ceremony at Independence Square in the …

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Special Envoy of President Hu Jintao and Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei to Attend Ghanian President’s Inauguration Ceremony

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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announces at the regular press conference: Special Envoy of President Hu Jintao and Minister of Water Resources Chen Lei will go to the Ghanian capital Accra for the inauguration ceremony of President Mahama on January 7, 2013. Source:  China – Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Press Release – 7  January 2013

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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Ghana to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama

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President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Accra, Ghana to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President-elect of the Republic of Ghana on January 7, 2013. The Honorable Daniel W. Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: The Honorable Gene Cretz, U.S. Ambassador …

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President Zuma meets President-elect of Ghana

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Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma on Sunday met the President-elect of Ghana, John Mahama at his residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. Mahama is in South Africa on a private visit. The two leaders held talks ahead of Mahama attending the annual Jacob Zuma RDP Education Trust Christmas party for orphans and the youth. President Zuma will attend Mahama’s inauguration in Ghana …

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ECOWAS mission optimistic at successful polls in Ghana

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The head of ECOWAS’ 250-member Observation Mission for Ghana’s 7th December 2012 general elections, Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed optimism at the success of the polls based on satisfactory preparations and the country’s proven tradition and reputation in democratic governance. “We are here as witnesses to what promises to be peaceful, transparent, credible, free and fair elections,” …

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Ghana’s Fidelity Bank Turns to IBM to Power Next Phase of Growth

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Fast-growing West African financial institution relies on IBM for data center overhaul as it prepares for further expansion IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the successful completion of a new comprehensive state-of-the-art data center at the fast-growing Fidelity Bank in Ghana. Fidelity Bank, which is widely known in Ghana for its innovative mortgage and rural banking products, has evolved from a …

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Airtel Rising Star Played Pivotal Role in Ghana’s World Cup U-17 Feat

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•    Airtel Rising Star scored winning goal that gave Ghana the bronze medal at the just concluded FIFA U-17 2012 World Cup in Azerbaijan •    Ten-girl Ghana overcame Germany who were favorites to retain their place in the global tourney •    Airtel Africa are proud to be part of Priscilla Okyere’s rise to stardom Airtel Africa (http://www.airtel.com) today celebrated the emergence of the …

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Donors Welcome the African Development Fund (ADF-12) Implementation

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The Mid-Term Review of the African Development Fund (ADF-12) implementation concluded in Praia, Cape Verde on September 14 with donors and stakeholders encouraging the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) to continue working to achieve results in its development projects and institutional reforms. The meeting was officially opened on September 13 by Cape Verde’s Finance and Planning Minister, Cristina Duarte, and …

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