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AGRICULTURE

Good news for the Cocoa farmers in Ghana as they receive 25% increment in their cocoa prices.

Why the increment now? Is it political gains or it's just happening? The cocoa farmers in Ghana have heard a good news on the 15th of September, 2020, around 7:55am. The Ghana Cocoa Board has announced new prices for Ghanaians who are farmers. This has been anticipated for a very long time. It has been made possible because of the negotiations the Ghana Cocoa Board and it counterpart in the Ivory Coast had to meet with the cocoa world market stake holders. The increment of the cocoa beans had been speculated

  1 year ago ago
Good news for the Cocoa farmers in Ghana as they receive 25% increment in their cocoa prices.

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.

  2 months ago ago
Cocoa Farmer to Receive Pension Pay

POLITICS

The Cocoa Audit Report Is Finally Revealed – Take A Look At A Copy As Shown By Fiifi Boafo

The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana COCOBOD, Mr. Fiifi Boafo has finally revealed a copy of the infamous cacao audit report. He shown a copy to Bernard Avle, host of the Point of View on Citi Television last night. The issue of the release of the Cocoa Audit report by the Akufo Addo government has recently become topical in the major news outlets of the country. This was after the former President John Dramani Mahama asked the Akufo Addo led government to make the report public if indeed they carried out

  1 year ago ago
The Cocoa Audit Report Is Finally Revealed – Take A Look At A Copy As Shown By Fiifi Boafo

POLITICS

Mark my words; I will put you in jail - Angry Kelvin Taylor boldly tells COCOBOD CEO

The optics looked good when President Akuffo Addo upon assumption of office fulfilled his electioneering promise by setting up institutions to support the fight. It seems for the first time, Ghana was blessed with a President who was willing to tackle corruption, even if it meant exposing his own administration to scrutiny. Ghanaians were excited and saw him as the last hope. According to the NPP, they have been so stringent in this regard. Meanwhile, many observers and stakeholders think otherwise. Among these

  1 year ago ago
Mark my words; I will put you in jail - Angry Kelvin Taylor boldly tells COCOBOD CEO

POLITICS

My opponents think I have spiritual charms - Asiedu Nketia

Please stay updated on the Opera News application by clicking on the follow button. The longest serving General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress has said his political opponents think he has spiritual charms and has been using charms to protect himself. The Vice President of the socialist forum and current General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress made this revelation when speaking on Joy FM's Personality Profile show hosted by Lexis Bill on Thursday evening. The New Patriotic

  1 year ago ago
My opponents think I have spiritual charms - Asiedu Nketia

CRIME

COCOBOD denies allegations on money laundry claims in Agri-plus deal.

The head of public affairs for for Ghana cocoa boars (COCOBOD) Mr. Fiifi Boafo told citi television (CitiTv) on 20/20 news that 'the company is one of the well recognized company in Ghana and the company do not involve itself into any money laundry, we heard that allegations on social media and other news platforms, we have never involve ourselves in Agri-plus deal, I urge all and sundry to disregard that allegations'. Mr Fiifi Boafo also indicated that the said claims is false and the two companies which are

  1 year ago ago
COCOBOD denies allegations on money laundry claims in Agri-plus deal.

AGRICULTURE

Good news to cocoa farmers, as Ghana Cocoa Board gets $1.3 billion dollars to buy cocoa beans.

In every cocoa season, the Ghana Cocoa Board goes for loan to buy cocoa. According to Mr Fiifi Boafo, the Public Relations Officer and the general manager of the CEO's office, COCOBOD could have taken more than that but they decided to be moderate. Do you think all the money would be use to buy the cocoa beans? Mr Fiifi Boafo, also made an allegation that the former regime borrowed $2 billion dollars but they couldn't pay that loan, so they don't want to create huge problem at the financial sector of the COCOBOD,

  1 year ago ago
Good news to cocoa farmers, as Ghana Cocoa Board gets $1.3 billion dollars to buy cocoa beans.

POLITICS

NDC will be vindicated if they can prove with evidence on this claim against Akufo Addo and the NPP

Ghana is on its way to the election 2020 and we have few weeks to exercise our franchise on who will lead the country for the next four years. A lot has been between the National Democratic Congress, the NDC and the New Patriotic Party, the NPP in terms of politics Recently claims the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, NDC John Dramani Mahama and the NDC's Minority in Parliament have claimed that, the New Patriotic Party government that is the Akufo-Addo Addo Administration spent an amount of $10

  1 year ago ago
NDC will be vindicated if they can prove with evidence on this claim against Akufo Addo and the NPP

BUSINESS

COCOBOD Finally Responds To Allegations Of Bribery, Nepotism And Money Laundering

The Ghana Cocoa Board has responded to allegations of bribery, neptism and Money Laundering leveled against the Board. The response followed allegations in the media against the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and entire Company. According to unconfirmed reports, a report from the Financial Intelligence Centre has alledge wrong doing by the Board when it awarded a contract for the procurement of insecticides using sole sourcing. The report further alledged that, there is suspicion about the decision to sole source

  1 year ago ago
COCOBOD Finally Responds To Allegations Of Bribery, Nepotism And Money Laundering

POLITICS

Ghanaians Reacts As NDC And NPP Debate Over Who Performed Better In Cocoa Sector

The debate over which of the two major Political parties that has been ruling the Country, the NDC and the NPP has performed better when it comes to the Cocoa sector seems not to be going away. For the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), they have accused the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for abandoning several road contracts awarded by the erstwhile NDC administration before it exited power in 2016. But the ruling NPP has denied the accusations by the opposition party, stating that, the ruling

  1 year ago ago
Ghanaians Reacts As NDC And NPP Debate Over Who Performed Better In Cocoa Sector

POLITICS

Head of Danquah Institute goes silent on TV after being asked if the audit report on cocoa is ready.

Sixty-one days is all that is needed for Ghana to vote into office a president. Despite the variety of presidential candidates, many expect the New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress to steal the headlines. A part of the upcoming elections, presidential candidates are on campaign tours as well as filing their nominations with the EC. This morning Edudzi Tamakloe, a member of the NDC legal team and Richard Ahiagbah, Executive Director of the Danquah Institute got entangled in a debate regarding

  1 year ago ago
Head of Danquah Institute goes silent on TV after being asked if the audit report on cocoa is ready.