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ECONOMY-FINANCE

The GH¢2.6 Billion Initiative Has Generated GH¢50 Billion Worth Of Farm Produce; Dr. Akoto Reveals

The Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has revealed the most important information about the initiative income that agriculture department has generated as a result of 2.6 billion Ghana cedis investment. According to Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the government of Ghana made an investment of 2.6 billion Ghana cedis into agriculture initiative projects.

  11 days ago ago
The GH¢2.6 Billion Initiative Has Generated GH¢50 Billion Worth Of Farm Produce; Dr. Akoto Reveals

POLITICS

If He Wins Just 10% Of The Vote, I Shall Resign As A Journalist:Captain Smart 'Throws A Challenge'

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto is the son of Baffuor Osei Akoto. He's an Agricultural Economist, a Politician, and a product of the University of Ghana and Cambridge. The renowned NPP stalwart represented the Kwadaso Constituency in Parliament and has worked with numerous Agricultural institutions including the International Coffee Organization.

  2 months ago ago
If He Wins Just 10% Of The Vote, I Shall Resign As A Journalist:Captain Smart 'Throws A Challenge'

POLITICS

Deputy Finance Minister Gets Another Appointment; Sworn In Today

The deputy minister of finance and member of parliament for Ejisu constituency, Hon John Ampodua was today, sworn in as a member of the Board of Directors of the Twifo Oil Palm Plantation Company Limited by the Minister For Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto. In a statement on his Facebook page, Hon John Ampodua Kumah said their task as board members is to provide the necessary direction needed to ensure that the company engages in sustainable agro production and processing, and to promote the President’s vision under Planting for Food and Jobs.

  1 month ago ago
Deputy Finance Minister Gets Another Appointment; Sworn In Today

POLITICS

Russia Exposes Nana Addo And Bawumia Big Time

The government of Nana Akufo Addo has been deceiving Ghanaians about the causes of the economic meltdown. At first, it was Covid-19 then later, it became Ukrainian invasion by Russia. This has been the song almost all other African leaders have been sing since the war started in February.

  2 months ago ago
Russia Exposes Nana Addo And Bawumia Big Time

ENTERTAINMENT

"I'm Challenging You To Bring That Document Out" - Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto To Johnnie Hughes

Today on TV3 Newday show hosted by Johnnie Hughes was an even bigger guest in the person of Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture. It was a heated interview on TV3 today as Johnnie Hughes aimed at getting some responses for Ghanaians. In the interview, Johnnie Hughes asked him about some statistics in the Agric census report by the Ghana Statistical Service which says most of the farmers and or most people in agriculture are old people.

  1 month ago ago

POLITICS

I Cannot Hide It Anymore; I Wanted A Change In The NPP Executive Body- Agric Minister "Confesses"

The Minister of Agriculture, Owusu Afriyie Akoto, who is also aspiring to lead the country Ghana as President come 2024, has finally reacted to the new breed of executives who were recently elected into office. Honorable Owusu Afriyie Akoto was amongst the few who did not publicly endorse any of the NPP aspirants who wanted to be national executives.

  2 months ago ago
I Cannot Hide It Anymore; I Wanted A Change In The NPP Executive Body- Agric Minister

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nana Addo to borrow $3.6 million from ADB to fund Agricultural project - Dr Afriyie Akoto

The minister of food and Agriculture of Ghana, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has uncovered how the public authority has chosen to get cash from one of the Banks in Ghana to put resources into farming tasks. As indicated by Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the public authority of Ghana has proactively chosen to get a measure of $3.6 million from the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB) to subsidize the undertaking.

  13 days ago ago
Nana Addo to borrow $3.6 million from ADB to fund Agricultural project - Dr Afriyie Akoto

POLITICS

"He is a failure of a Minister" - Osei Akoto jabs Agric Minister

The National Youth Organizer hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has jabbed the Minister of Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto for non-performance stating that "he is a failure of a minister." According to Mr Henry Osei Akoto, he will keep echoing the name of the Minister of Agriculture until he start doing well.

  2 months ago ago

POLITICS

[VIDEO]: Mugabe Masse Joins Two Other Panelists To Lambast Akufo-Addo And His Government

A broadcast journalist at Power 97.9 FM, Mugabe Masse joins two other panelists during the program titled "inside politics" to lambast the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and his government over road projects. Mugabe Masse started by saying that he has heard the government plans to use the forty-seven United States million dollars (US$47M) to construct the Suame interchange and asked the two (2) other panelists whether that amount can be used to construct a mere interchange.

  2 months ago ago
[VIDEO]: Mugabe Masse Joins Two Other Panelists To Lambast Akufo-Addo And His Government

POLITICS

All Those Who Are Saying That Are Jokers; I Will Not Waste My Time On Them- Afriyie Akoto

Presidential hopeful and Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has caused a massive stir with this huge proclamation on Peace FM. Dr. Afriyie Akoto revealed that he perceives all those who are accusing him of mounting billboards of himself all over as jokers. According to him, the billboards we are seeing around that announce his presidential ambitions were mounted by people who believe that he deserves to lead based on his display of competence in the agriculture sector.

  2 months ago ago
All Those Who Are Saying That Are Jokers; I Will Not Waste My Time On Them- Afriyie Akoto

EDUCATION

When You Lie For Propaganda, The Hunger Of The Students Will Expose You - Kofi To The Agric Minister

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Buem constituency and a former National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Honorable Kofi Adams exposes the minister of food and Agriculture, Doctor (Dr) Owusu Afriyie Akoto this early morning. According to Honorable Kofi Adams, Doctor Owusu Afriyie Akoto made it known that he imported ninety (90) millets to Ghana.

  2 months ago ago
When You Lie For Propaganda, The Hunger Of The Students Will Expose You - Kofi To The Agric Minister

POLITICS

"I Will Be Honored To Be President" - Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto Shares Presidential Ambitions

The Minister of Food and Agriculture appeared on TV3 today on Newday show in an exclusive interview hosted by Johnnie Hughes. In the interview, was an issue raised by Johnnie Hughes about his Presidential ambitions. The interview lasted almost an hour today 11th August, 2022. Johnnie Hughes asked Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto about the allegations that he went around raising billboards on the street about his ambitions to become the next President of Ghana.

  1 month ago ago

POLITICS

Appointments and dismissals can be made only by President Akufo-Addo - Afriyie Akoto

According to Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, the decision to fire or hire an appointee is solely the President's. He said this when asked about President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo's comments about calls for him to reshuffle his appointees. President Akufo-Addo decided not to change his team because, in his opinion, the majority of them have performed admirably.

  1 month ago ago
Appointments and dismissals can be made only by President Akufo-Addo - Afriyie Akoto

POLITICS

NPP Flagbearership race: Presidency is not fun fair, only Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto can lead NPP

On Saturday, July 16, at Accra Sports Stadium, the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) reformed its party from the polling station to the national level. With the upcoming presidential and parliamentary primaries fast approaching, the NPP is gearing up for a drive toward its 'break the 8' policy agenda.

  2 months ago ago
NPP Flagbearership race: Presidency is not fun fair, only Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto can lead NPP

POLITICS

NPP Flagbearership race: Presidency is not fun fair, just Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto can lead NPP

The administering New Patriotic Party (NPP) rearranged its party from the surveying station to the public level which finished on Saturday, July 16, at the Accra Sports Stadium. The NPP is arranging toward the profoundly expected Presidential and Parliamentary primaries to push the 'break the 8' plan.

  2 months ago ago
NPP Flagbearership race: Presidency is not fun fair, just Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto can lead NPP

SOCIETY

The current high food prices is due to greed from sellers – Agric Minister Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has stated that the current increase in food prices is the result of vendor profiteering. He claimed that most food prices in cities had tripled. He claimed that in the countryside, urbanites would buy a basket of tomatoes for $150 and then sell them for $400.

  1 month ago ago
The current high food prices is due to greed from sellers – Agric Minister Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

POLITICS

It’s A Joke When People Say I’m Planting My Billboards Instead Of Food – Agric Minister Reacts

It has come to the limelight that the Food and Agriculture Minister’s billboards have been spotted to have been mounted in all the sixteen Regions of the country. This has dragged along a whole lot of conversations about the Minister’s optimum focus on the flagbearership race for the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

  2 months ago ago
It’s A Joke When People Say I’m Planting My Billboards Instead Of Food – Agric Minister Reacts

POLITICS

Agric Minister Finally ‘Spit Out’ The Bitter Truth Over Food Shortages In SHS- Read Details

The recent circulating news that has sparked massive stir, debates, and arguments across all social media platforms was when another top Akufo Addo appointee finally came out to spit the bitter truth about the food shortages in the various Senior High Schools across the country. Speaking in a recent interview on Asempa FM, the Agric Minister, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto expressed his immense disappointment aside revealing that, shortages of food in SHSs were not about production because there’s enough food in the system but rather the problem had to do with the government’s economic crisis.

  2 months ago ago
Agric Minister Finally ‘Spit Out’ The Bitter Truth Over Food Shortages In SHS- Read Details

POLITICS

There is no food shortage in Ghana ~ Agric Minister

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has said it is wrong for people to claim that there is a food shortage in Ghana. The has said that there is no food shortage in Ghana due to the success of the Planting for Food and Jobs (PF&J) initiative, he said on the New Day show with Johnnie Hughes on TV3 Thursday, August 11.

  1 month ago ago
There is no food shortage in Ghana ~ Agric Minister

POLITICS

President Akufo Addo's decisions not to reshuffle ministers worrying - Nii Armah Addy

Mr Nii Armah Addy is the Chairman of Centre for Social Justice has said they disagreed with the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo that he will not make any reshuffle in his ministers. According to him, some ministers have now becomes incompetent which do not help in the county's economy and it has been one of the challenges to all Ghanaians.

  1 month ago ago
President Akufo Addo's decisions not to reshuffle ministers worrying - Nii Armah Addy