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Bird flu outbreak: We survive on loans – Wife of affected farmer cries [Audio]

An aggrieved wife of a poultry farmer, Charles Quaye, whose birds were destroyed due to an outbreak of Avian influenza (bird flu) says they...

Bird flu outbreak: Poultry farmers chase gov’t for GH¢1.8m compensation 

Some poultry farmers who had their birds destroyed between 2015 and 2018 in two separate outbreaks of Avian influenza (bird flu) say they have...

Agric Ministry ordered to disburse GH¢1.8m to farmers affected by Bird Flu within 1...

Parliament acting the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has instructed the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) to compensate farmers who suffered losses...

Bird flu outbreak: Over 22,000 birds destroyed in Takoradi

A total of 22,090 adult birds have been destroyed by the Veterinary Service in Sekondi-Takoradi of the Western Region, following an outbreak...

Bird flu kills 7,947 fowls in Ashaiman 

The Ashaiman Municipal­ity in the Greater Accra region has recorded massive cases of avian influenza (bird flu). A total...

Ghana Veterinary Medical Association cautions farmers over bird flu outbreak

The Ghana Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA) has extended heartfelt congratulations to resilient farmers and fishers on the occasion of the 39th National...

Ghana on high alert over bird flu outbreak in Togo

Ghana is on high alert following the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1), popularly called bird flu, in Lomé, Togo.

Bird Flu Alert: 13,000 birds culled at Kpone-Katamanso

Health officials have culled about 13,000 birds on Stardon Farms at Bethlehem, a community in the Kpone-Katamanso Municipality, due to the outbreak...

Bird flu outbreak: More than 24,000 birds destroyed in Sunyani West

Veterinary Services Department in the Bono Region has destroyed 24,803 birds and 973 crates of eggs, following the outbreak of the Avian...

Bird flu detected in Tema Metropolis

The Avian influenza H5 subtype has been confirmed in a poultry farm in Community 11 of the Tema Metropolis.

Bird flu spreads in Europe and Asia

Several outbreaks of severe bird flu in Europe and Asia have been reported in recent days to the World Organisation for Animal...

Bird flu scare: Minister makes shocking revelation

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said Ghana needs GHS43m to arrest the wiping away of fowls...

Bird flu confirmed in Kpone-Katamanso

The Avian influenza H5 subtype has been confirmed in ETY farms at Saki, a community in the Kpone Katamanso Municipality of the...

Poultry farmers affected by bird flu to be compensated – Agric Minister [Photos]

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture is seeking money from the government to compensate poultry farmers who were affected by the bird...
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Bird flu outbreak: 30 farms affected across Ghana

The Director of the Veterinary Services Directorate, Dr Patrick Abakeh, says 30 farms have so far been affected with the Avian Influenza...
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Bird flu outbreak: Poultry farmers await compensation

The Greater Accra Poultry Farmers Association is optimistic that the compensation to be given to farmers who lost their birds to the...
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Bird Flu hits Accra, Central and Volta Regions

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture has announced the outbreak of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza disease, also known as Bird Flu,...

Bird flu hits 7 Nigerian states

Human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1 also called “Bird flu” has been confirmed in 7 Nigerian states.  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Ministry disinfect farms, farms tools against bird flu virus

The Minister of State in charge of Food and Agriculture, Dr Gyiele Nurah, says government has disinfected two farms where the bird flu virus...

Man dies with first human case of H5N2 bird flu

A 59-year-old man in Mexico has died with a type of bird flu - H5N2 - never recorded in people before now. There is no...

Bird flu: Govt releases GH¢20.1m to compensate farmers

The government has released GH¢20.1 million to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) to pay compensation to farmers whose birds were...

Bird flu: Govt approves GH¢44 million compensation for affected farmers

The Government has approved GH¢44 million as compensation package to be paid to poultry farmers affected by the recent outbreak of bird...

Bird Flu: 8,400 animals destroyed in Bono Region

The Bono Regional Directorate of Agriculture has confirmed that two locations in Sunyani have recorded cases of Avian Influenza also known as...

Western-North newest Region to catch bird flu

A case of bird flu outbreak has been detected in the Western North Region, making it the newest Region to be affected...

Woman arrested with dead birds allegedly infected by avian flu at Mankranso

Police at Mankranso in the Ahafo Ano South East District of the Ashanti Region are holding a middle-aged woman in custody after...
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Bird flu: 12 regions on red alert

The Veterinary Service Department has disclosed that 12 regions in the country have been put on red alert over a possible outbreak of...

Bird flu: Head of Public Health at Vet Services Directorate corrects earlier statement [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Bird flu: Head of Public Health at Vet Services Directorate of MOFA makes u-turn The Head of...

Bird Flu: Seven farms affected so far in Ghana

The Director of the Veterinary Services Directorate, Dr Patrick Abakeh, says seven farms have so far been affected by the Avian Influenza...

India culls thousands of birds over avian flu concern

An outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu is rapidly spreading across India, causing concern among officials and forcing them to come up...

Poultry farmers threaten to sell flu infected birds

Poultry farmers across the country have threatened not to report any cases of bird flu incidence on their farms for fear that their birds...

United States Strategy toward Sub-Saharan Africa vs Chinese Influence in the Democratic Republic of...

By Jean-Pierre ALUMBA LUKAMBA. Jean-Pierre Alumba Lukamba is the International Executive Director for AFRICAN DIASPORA FOR DEVELOPMENT (http://www.African-Diaspora.org). U.S. policymakers on both sides of the aisle have...

Avian Influenza breaks out in Bono Region

The Bono Regional Directorate of Agriculture has confirmed the outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5) at two locations in Sunyani and its environs.

Farmer whose 1,730 birds were burnt by Agric Ministry begs for compensation

A poultry farmer, identified as Daniel Kwesi Anyetei, is pleading with the government to pay him some GHC50,000.00 compensation owed him.

Poultry farmers threaten to sell infested birds to public

A group calling itself the Concerned Poultry Farmers within the Greater Accra Region, has warned that their members may sell unwholesome chicken to the...

Agric Minister tours five regions

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, on Monday, October 31, resumed his regional working tour to the Western,...

Agric Minister’s itinerary as he tours Northern, North East and other Regions

Minister for Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has commenced a 13-day tour of the five Northern regions of the country.
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FDA makes important statement about expired products ahead of Xmas

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has addressed rumours suggesting that expired products have grace periods. Some media reports...

10 high-protein alternatives to chicken and eggs

In the wake of news regarding a Bird Flu outbreak on the 19th of July, the Government of Ghana has taken radical...

Beyi W’ano: Poultry farmers run to OSP, CID over delayed compensation

A group known as Excellent Ghana has petitioned the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over...

Coronavirus: List of animals that can be farmed for meat in China

The Chinese government released a new list of animals that can be farmed for meat as the country begins to reopen...
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