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OTHERS

'Shameless man, defend how amassing $159m for your company has helped farmers' - Joyce Bawah

On the warm Thursday mornings of today, October 6th 2022, Popular Joyce Bawah Mogtari who is a special aide to former president Mahama makes a bold and fearless statement and questions the minister of finance, Ken Ofori-Atta about the ongoing increase in Cocoa producer price index on TV3's newday morning show. The increase is very small and it is a total cheat says Mrs. Joyce Bawah Mogtari. Let me start by giving you a gist of the ongoing debate about the cocoa price index if you are not aware. The government

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'Shameless man, defend how amassing $159m for your company has helped farmers' - Joyce Bawah

OTHERS

Price of cocoa increased by 21% to GH800 for a 64kg bag - Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

For each 64kg bag of cocoa, the government has set the producer price at GH800. On Friday, October 14, 2022, the new price will go into effect for the crop year 2022-2023. From GH10,560 per tonne to GH12,800 per tonne, this represents an increase of 21%. At a press conference held in Accra today, Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Minister for Food and Agriculture Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto made the announcement. "The government's determination to guarantee farmers earn a respectable income and make cocoa farming profitable

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Price of cocoa increased by 21% to GH800 for a 64kg bag - Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

OTHERS

Is Yam Now Imported From China? Oh Ghana, My People

If you are willing to spoil your precious substances there are people out there who will help you and later teach you wisdom by providing you with food. Are we serious? I was dumbfounded to see that the Chinese have managed to break through the Ghanaian market to export yam into our country. Has Ghana become that cheap? What won't we import shortly in the future? We will soon import drinking water since we are joyful about destroying our water bodies in the name of galamsey(Gather and sell). The footage shows

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Is Yam Now Imported From China? Oh Ghana, My People

OTHERS

COCOBOD secures US$1.13bn to purchase cocoa

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has gotten US$1.13 billion from a consortium of worldwide banks and monetary organizations to buy cocoa beans in the 2022/23 cocoa season. The board consented to the arrangement with the moneylenders on Monday (October 3, 2022) to clear way for the exchange of the assets from the following week. The understanding was endorsed by COCOBOD and Standard Sanctioned Bank Ghana Restricted in the interest of different moneylenders, numbering more than 20. Without precedent for the 30-year

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COCOBOD secures US$1.13bn to purchase cocoa

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana Is Seriously Bleeding - Reactions As 15 Trucks Are Impounded For Trying To Export Fertilisers

Ghanaians have reacted to the busted 15 trucks full of smuggled fertilisers for export into other countries. According to TV3, a joint team from the counterterrorism unit and intelligence unity of GRA has impounded 15 trucks loaded with alleged smuggled fertiliser from a company called Fertagro Ghana limited.

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Ghana Is Seriously Bleeding - Reactions As 15 Trucks Are Impounded For Trying To Export Fertilisers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghana Cocoa Board Secures a $1.13B deal to Purchase Cocoa And help the depreciating cedi

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has secured US$1.13 billion in financing from a consortium of international banks and financial institutions to purchase cocoa beans during the 2022/23 cocoa season. The board signed the agreement with the lenders on Monday (October 3, 2022), paving the way for the funds to be transferred starting next week.

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Ghana Cocoa Board Secures a $1.13B deal to Purchase Cocoa And help the depreciating cedi

OTHERS

September 2023, China Will Begin The Exportation Of Cocoa Across The World - Captain Smart

The king of morning shows and outspoken media personality, Blessed Godsbrain Smart but popularly known as Captain Smart boldly prophesied about the fate of China. According to Captain Smart, Ghana has relaxed too much for China to overthrow the nation and he will blame no other institution than the COCOBOD and a little to the mining activities. Captain Smart said the leaders of Ghana relaxed for the Chinese to deforest our Cocoa trees and used that site for mining activities. The Chinese have taken Ghana's Cocoa

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September 2023, China Will Begin The Exportation Of Cocoa Across The World - Captain Smart

OTHERS

There's New Legislation In EU That Could Affect Us, We Need To Act Swiftly - Oppong Nkrumah Warns

The minister of information, Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah has warned Ghana and Togo to act swiftly to counter balance a new legislation in Europe that can affect negatively Ghana and Togo's cocoa exports. He said the legislation can soon make Ghanaian cocoa and coffee unexportable to many international markets. In a social media post, the minister revealed that he chaired a two day forum on the "future of Ghanaian cocoa and coffee value chains in the face of the new EU legislation" He said the Ghana Embassy in Belgium

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There's New Legislation In EU That Could Affect Us, We Need To Act Swiftly - Oppong Nkrumah Warns

ECONOMY-FINANCE

All Minerals, No Matter Where They Are Found, Are The Property Of The Country - Kwaku Azar

Lawyer and KPMG Professor in Accounting at the Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida Stephen Kwaku Asare widely known as Kwaku Azar has revealed that all minerals, no matter where they are found, are the property of the country. Kwaku Azar made this revelations when he was asked by A Plus to educate him on whether people can cut down their Cocoa and do galamsey on their own land.

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All Minerals, No Matter Where They Are Found, Are The Property Of The Country - Kwaku Azar

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Government Is Expected To Open The 2022/2023 Cocoa Crop Season This Week With A New Producer Price

In the midst of growing concerns of sale of cocoa farms for illegal mining, government must not cheat cocoa farmers this time around with insignificant increment. The prudent thing to do this time is significant price increment to give cocoa farmers hope. The Producer Price of Cocoa must be increased to ¢838 from current ¢660 a bag for the 2022/2023 crop season.

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Government Is Expected To Open The 2022/2023 Cocoa Crop Season This Week With A New Producer Price

ECONOMY-FINANCE

“Cocoa Farmers Issued A Warning To The Government Over Hunger

Cocoa farmers in Ghana have warned that the country could lose more productive cocoa farms to illegal mining if cocoa prices remain unchanged. The call comes after the Coalition for Cocoa sector Reforms(CCSR) held several consultative forum with farmers across the region in the country. In a statement sighted by TheNewsGh, the executives of CCSR said that the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD ) and the government have a golden opportunity to increase the producer price to demonstrate their commitment to preserving the cocoa sector as a major contributor to the national economy.

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“Cocoa Farmers Issued A Warning To The Government Over Hunger

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Don’t block Ghana’s cocoa and coffee with sustainability requirements – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has referred to as at the European Union (EU) to paintings with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) nations to save you its proposed moral and sustainable deliver chain guidelines from turning into a burden for the neighborhood cocoa and espresso industry.

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Don’t block Ghana’s cocoa and coffee with sustainability requirements – Oppong Nkrumah

EDUCATION

Flashback: The Achievements Akufo-Addo Has Been Boasting Of Were Done By Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Good morning Ghana, The current president of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been boasting about achieving a lot of projects and policies, especially the Free Senior High School which is popularly known as Free Education but little was known that Osagyefo Doctor Kwame Nkrumah achieved all of them before his death.

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Flashback: The Achievements Akufo-Addo Has Been Boasting Of Were Done By Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Cocoa Farmers Association, Award winners call for calm ahead of producer price announcement

The administration of the Ghana Cocoa, Espresso and Sheanut Ranchers Affiliation (COCOSHE) and past cocoa rancher grant victors have met up to call for quiet in front of the declaration of the maker cost of cocoa for the 2022/2023 cocoa season. In a joint press explanation delivered on Friday, 30 September 2022, the ranchers expressed, while there is normally a ton of expectation among cocoa ranchers as of now every year for a vertical change of the homestead door value, the figures being put out by certain people, without the full enthusiasm for how the ranchers' not entirely settled, dishonestly raises assumptions and subverts the estimating system.

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Cocoa Farmers Association, Award winners call for calm ahead of producer price announcement

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Oppong Nkrumah warns that Ghana's cocoa and coffee could be banned from the EU under new regulations

Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, Ghana's minister of information, has issued a warning that the country may soon be unable to export coffee and cocoa to some foreign markets. Oppong Nkrumah asserts that a recent piece of European legislation may be the cause of the ban. The Ghana Embassy in Belgium informed the government of this action and has since begun to take steps to prevent the ban from taking effect, according to a post shared on Facebook by the minister.

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Oppong Nkrumah warns that Ghana's cocoa and coffee could be banned from the EU under new regulations

OTHERS

Emergence Of Third Republic Under Dr. Limann, The Hard Times In Ghanaian History

The third Republic government headed by Dr. Hilla Limann faced a lot of tasks ahead. On September 24th, 1979, Dr. Limann was inaugurated as the President of Ghana’s third Republic. He faced a daunting task. The country’s economy was still in shambles. Production had declined steadily, to the point where the country’s industry operated at only 10 to 15 percent of capacity. In 1979, the cocoa exports had sunk to 189,000 tons, their lowest since independence. Timber exports registered a similar decline, as

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Emergence Of Third Republic Under Dr. Limann, The Hard Times In Ghanaian History

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Cocoa farmers now transport water from home to farm due to galamsey – Fiifi Boafo

Head of Public Affairs at the Ghana Cocoa Board, Fiifi Boafo says illegal mining sports in water bodies have compelled cocoa farmers to transport water from domestic to their diverse farms for use. This, he said has caused a high cost of operations for cocoa farmers because they would ought to pay extra for transportation of the water.

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Cocoa farmers now transport water from home to farm due to galamsey – Fiifi Boafo

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Due to smuggling, COCOBOD shuts down BH Fert Agro Company.

The COCOBOD has shut down a BH Fert Agro Company warehouse at Amanfrom Tipper Junction on the Adenta-Dodowa route where activities involving the smuggling of fertilizer are being conducted in coordination with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and the security authorities. According to a COCOBOD statement, information concerning operations at the warehouse that was gathered last Saturday led to the discovery of activities there.

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Due to smuggling, COCOBOD shuts down BH Fert Agro Company.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

I will seek after an entrepreneurial driven economy - Kennedy Agyapong

I will seek after an entrepreneurial-driven economy - Kennedy Agyapong The Individual from Parliament for Assin Focal, Kennedy Agyapong, has promised to make Ghana a business centre point of the West African sub-locale whenever given the mantle of administration in the country. He said as a business big shot who utilizes 7,158 specialists across the globe, he would oversee the nation through sound financial strategies and establish a strong starting point for modern development to change the economy.

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I will seek after an entrepreneurial driven economy - Kennedy Agyapong

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.

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Rehabilitation Farmers Demands 12 Months Salaries From Cocobod.