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Inflation Drops To 35.2% From 38.1%

For the third consecutive time, inflation has dropped, recording a rate of 35.2% in October. This represents a 2.9 percentage point decrease from the 38.1% recorded in September. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) data released by the Ghana Statistical Service on Tuesday, November 14, shows that food inflation stood at …

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Farmer Survives Crocodile Attack By Biting Back

An Australian farmer says he is lucky to be alive after repelling a crocodile attack by biting back at the animal. Cattle producer Colin Deveraux has spent a month in hospital after being bitten by the 3.2m (10ft) saltwater crocodile in the Northern Territory. He told ABC News he bit …

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Man Killed In Test On Bullet-Proof Charm

A man has been shot dead in Nigeria’s north-eastern Bauchi state while a so-called bullet-proof charm – or “gun medicine” – was being tested on him by a traditional healer, police spokesman Ahmed Wakil has said. The healer – who allegedly fired the shot with a locally made gun – …

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A/R: CSIR – Crops Research Institute Collaborates With IWMI To Introduce Innovative Water-Saving Technology To Revolutionize Rice Farming.

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – Crop Research Institute in collaboration with International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has introduced a cutting-edge water-saving irrigation technology known as “alternate wetting and drying” (AWD) to rice farmers in the Ahafo Ano South-East District of the Ashanti Region. This technology has …

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