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Ghana needs more trade not foreign aid – Bawumia
CitiFM, Feb 15, Ghanadot - Dr Bawumia made the comment while contributing to a panel discussion on “Leapfrogging Development: The African Story,” at the 5th World Government Summit currently ongoing in Dubai, UAE........

Aetna CEO: Obamacare in 'Death Spiral'
Bloomberg, Feb 15, Ghanadot - Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini escalated his criticism of the Affordable Care Act, saying Obamacare’s markets are nearing failure as premiums climb and healthier individuals drop out........More


Obrempong writes on US: Million miles away, but dreadfully nearby!
CitiFM, Feb 14, Ghanadot - The Republican led US Congress have voted to overturn a historic transparency law; the Dodd-Frank Law passed by the Obama administration in July 2010 to stop international oil companies or mining companies in general [including those in Ghana] from signing corrupt deals with foreign (in this case our local) governments.......More

Why are armyworms attacking Africa's crops?

BBC, Feb 15, Ghanadot - What is the fall armyworm?...The name is a bit misleading. It is not actually a worm, but a hungry caterpillar that eats crops before turning into a moth.  This pest targets maize (corn) and other cereal crops, like its African namesake, but it also attacks cotton, soybean, potato and tobacco crops. When it does invade, up to three-quarters of the crop can be destroyed..........More

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