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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Cocobod Set To Look Into Improving Remuneration For Farmers; Cocobod Manager Fiifi Boafo Reveals

Fiifi Boafo, who is the Senior Public Affairs Manager at COCOBOD has publicly revealed how the cocobod are currently looking into improve the remuneration for farmers in the country, Ghana. According to Fiifi Boafo, the farmers are really doing great job in the country and they believe it is high time they look into improving remuneration for them.

  15 days ago ago
Cocobod Set To Look Into Improving Remuneration For Farmers; Cocobod Manager Fiifi Boafo Reveals

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Reactions As Onua TV Posts Snippets Of How Trucks Of Alleged Smuggled Fertilisers Were Impounded

The news of some "smuggled fertilizers" has gone viral. Why should some people repackage COCOBOD or the government's fertiliser products and export them abroad? Whose authority does someone have to smuggle fertilisers for export? Why should the owner load 15 trucks with the allegedly smuggled fertilisers?

  11 days ago ago
Reactions As Onua TV Posts Snippets Of How Trucks Of Alleged Smuggled Fertilisers Were Impounded

EDUCATION

Decision To Defer 6000 Students By KNUST Harsh And Inconsiderate, Authorities Must Intervene-Ablakwa

Member of parliament for North Tongu Constituency honorable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said that the decision by KNUST authorities to defer the courses of some 6,000 students for non-payment of fees is most harsh and inconsiderate considering the current economic crisis. According to him, the system is so hard and that could be the reason why these students are unable to pay their school fees.

  5 months ago ago
Decision To Defer 6000 Students By KNUST Harsh And Inconsiderate, Authorities Must Intervene-Ablakwa

CAREER-JOBS

Top 5 Highest Paid Government officials in Ghana 2021

In today's article, we talk about the top 5 highest paid Government officials in Ghana. These government officials are specially appointed by this President of Ghana to head various institutions and companies to enhance development in the country. This appointment comes with special benefits due to the nature of their work.

  9 months ago ago
Top 5 Highest Paid Government officials in Ghana 2021

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Hot News: IGP Dampare and his men storm Ghana COCOBOD and make these bold claims

The Ghana COCOBOD remains one of Ghana’s most long lasting revenue producing firm or organization that has contributed enormously to the development of the country. The Ghana COCOBOD have become one of the most revenue producing companies and that is why the attention of the Ghana police service has been drawn to this particular place.

  11 months ago ago
Hot News: IGP Dampare and his men storm Ghana COCOBOD and make these bold claims

POLITICS

Secret Number 3 - They Refused To Investigate Him Because He Was A Voltarian. -Captain Smart Reveals

Captain smart has turned to be a double-edged sword who is determined to criticise and attack any person who deserves to be criticised irrespective of their political affiliation whether NPP or NDC. The outspoken journalist today on onua tv during the onua maakye newspaper review segment decided to delved into the cocobod saga which resulted in Mr Abuga Pele, the then Chief Executive Officer of Cocobod jailed by this current NPP government.

  1 year ago ago
Secret Number 3 - They Refused To Investigate Him Because He Was A Voltarian. -Captain Smart Reveals

JUSTICE

Kwesi Pratt: Dr Opuni's Trial is Looking Like Tsatsu Tsikata's Case

Veteran journalist, Kwesi Pratt has raised pertinent concerns about the ongoing trial of Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer of COCOBOD. Dr Opuni who was appointed by President John Mahama in 2013 as the CEO of COCOBOD is facing trial for wilfully causing financial lost to the state, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering, corruption by public officer and contravention of Public Procurement Act.

  10 months ago ago
Kwesi Pratt: Dr Opuni's Trial is Looking Like Tsatsu Tsikata's Case

JUSTICE

Opuni vrs Dame: Supreme Court Ruling On Review Application

Tuesday, 12th October 2021 The apex court of the land has ruled on a review application filed by the Attorney General Godfred Dame Yeboah on its earlier ruling on case filed by Dr. Stephen Opuni. Dr. Opuni had applied for the removal of a judge at the high court andd received a favourable ruling.

  11 months ago ago
Opuni vrs Dame: Supreme Court Ruling On Review Application

JUSTICE

Opuni Trial Update: Opuni Faces Set Back As Justice Honyenuga Struck Out Evidence Of His Witness

Tuesday, 7th November 2021 The trial of the former COCOBOD Chief Executive Officer Dr. Stephen Opuni and Seidu Agongo continued today. The accused persons are still aducing evidence from their witnesses to proof their innocence in a case at the Accra high court. The first accused thus Dr. Stephen Opuni has had a great time since he opened his defence until yesterday when he faced a major set back.

  9 months ago ago
Opuni Trial Update: Opuni Faces Set Back As Justice Honyenuga Struck Out Evidence Of His Witness

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Rehabilitation Farmers Demands 12 Months Salaries From Cocobod.

About 2,000 members of the Dadiase and Shaman Districts in the Western Northern Region branch of the Rehabilitation Farmers Association, under Ghana Cocoa Marketing Company ( Cocobod) are demanding their one year salaries from their paymasters. At the time of filing the story the National Chairman of the Association Mr Joseph Afrifa hinted that the possibility of embarking on demonstration cannot be ruled out if Cocobod refuses to pay them by the close of August 15 2022.

  1 month ago ago
Rehabilitation Farmers Demands 12 Months Salaries From Cocobod.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Year of History as Ghana Achieve The Highest Cocoa Production in World.

This article is not made for promotion of a person or advertisement for business or products. Today article talks about Ghana attaining the highest cocoa production in the world. Ghana has attained over one million (1,000,000) metric tonnes of Cocoa which ten (10) weeks left until the end of the Cocoa Crop Season in Ghana according to official data discovered.

  1 year ago ago
Year of History as Ghana Achieve The Highest Cocoa Production in World.

SOCIETY

Nkawkaw to New Abirem Road Network Under Construction by Government of Ghana, Newmont and COCOBOD.

This article is not made for promotion of a person or advertisement for business or products. Today article talks about the road construction network by Government of Ghana, Newmont and COCOBOD. Before I start this article, kindly note this for me 👇; Ghana is a country in West Africa which spans the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean to the South, sharing borders with the Ivory Coast in the west, Burkina Faso in the North and Togo in the east.

  1 year ago ago
Nkawkaw to New Abirem Road Network Under Construction by Government of Ghana, Newmont and COCOBOD.

SOCIETY

Dampare Sends A Strong Signal To All Criminally-Minded Persons

There has been a lot of successful operations after Dr Dampare, the Acting Inspector General of Police took over. He has been working assiduously with his team to curb criminal activities in the country and as part of its activities to curb such criminal activities, they held talks with Ghana COCOBOD and Licenced Buying Companies Association of Ghana (LICOBAG).

  11 months ago ago
Dampare Sends A Strong Signal To All Criminally-Minded Persons

JUSTICE

Opuni-Agongo trial: Farmer schools DPP on difference between fertilizer and pesticide

Thursday was a terrible experience for the Director of Public Prosecution, who was lectured in court by a young cocoa farmer about her inability to distinguish between fertilizer and pesticide. Mrs. Yvonne Atakora-Obuobisa engaged in a lengthy back-and-forth with the second defense witness as she attempted to distinguish between two chemicals - fertilizer and insecticide - as depicted on a waybill in evidence.

  3 months ago ago
Opuni-Agongo trial: Farmer
schools DPP on difference between fertilizer and pesticide

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Close to a million Cocoa Farmers Will Boycott 2021 Farmers Day

Aggreived Cocoa Farmers has assumed a shocking twist as they will stage a massive protect against NPP and COCOBOD officials coming 1st to 30th December, 2021. According to the farmers, government has failed to address their welfare and measures to ensure the smooth implementation of Cocoa Farmers Pension Scheme.

  10 months ago ago
Close to a million Cocoa Farmers Will Boycott 2021 Farmers Day

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nobody ever drank Agongo's lithodid fertiliser as water, a cocoa grower claims in the Opuni trial.

Dr. Stephen Opuni, a former CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod), is on trial with businessman Seidu Agongo for causing a financial loss to the state of GH217 million. A cocoa farmer, Samuel Torbi, has told the High Court that it is not true that a farmer drank lithovit fertiliser instead of water because it was a substandard agrochemical.

  4 months ago ago
Nobody ever drank Agongo's lithodid fertiliser as water, a cocoa grower claims in the Opuni trial.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Cocoa Farmer to Receive Pension Pay

*Cocoa farmers’ pension scheme starts in days* The pilot registration for the enrolment of about 1.5 million cocoa farmers unto the national pension scheme started last week Monday, August 23, the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has disclosed. This is ahead of the roll-out of the full scheme for the 2021/2022 cocoa season.

  1 year ago ago
Cocoa Farmer to Receive Pension Pay

ECONOMY-FINANCE

COCOBOD answers to Ablakwa's question on board of directors fees and allowances.

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has expressed concern over the ongoing debate in the media of a section of the 2018 Auditor General's report by the Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, and following reporting on his opinion. In a Facebook post, Mr Ablakwa expressed his displeasure with the amount of money granted to the CCOBOD Board of Directors as an allowance.

  5 months ago ago
COCOBOD answers to Ablakwa's question on board of directors fees and allowances.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Good news for cocoa farmers: COCOBOD is ready to give over 51,537.85 hectares of cocoa farmlands

The COCOBOD, with funds from the government-funded cocoa rehabilitation program, has been able to rehabilitate and is ready to give over 51,537.85 hectares of farmlands. The program was initiated to fight farmlands affected by the cocoa swollen shoot viral disease. About $230 million of part of a $600 million loan received from the African Development Bank in 2019 was used to rehabilitate about 156,400 hectares of diseased cocoa farmlands across Ghana.

  5 months ago ago
Good news for cocoa farmers: COCOBOD is ready to give over 51,537.85 hectares of cocoa farmlands

ECONOMY-FINANCE

COCOBOD Discredits Akandoh’s $1.3B Syndicated Loan Assertion

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has discredited a report by the Juaboso Member of Parliament, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, that the institution is unable to account for some 1.3 billion dollars syndicated loan for the 2020/2022 crop season. The cocoa price-fixing institution in a statement indicated that it has, contrary to the allegation, met all its statutory requirements and agreements with its financial partners in accounting for the loan.

  6 months ago ago
COCOBOD Discredits Akandoh’s $1.3B Syndicated Loan Assertion