President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the new Board of Directors and Management of COCOBOD to put behind the era of systemic mismanagement, gross financial malfeasance and flagrant misappropriation. COCOBOD was accused of not paying dividends since the 2003/2004 financial year and that in 2010 alone it made a...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that government is focused on building the productive capacities of Ghanaians in order to build a robust economy. Dr. Bawumia observed that countries such as the United States of America, Canada, Singapore, South Korea and Mauritius among others have...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that his government aims at increasing the country's export volumes under AGOA to $500 million in 2020 to create hundreds of thousands of jobs, a target which is ambitious, but certainly achievable. According to him, his government is in the process of finalising...
Kuapa Kokoo one of the biggest cocoa Marketing companies in Ghana says it is making significant strides in the fight to ensuring that child labour is eradicated from all cocoa producing area. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Delegates Conference of the company in Kumasi, executive Secretary of Kuapa Kokoo Co-operative...
Arrangements for the offtake of produce expected to be realized from the Government's flagship Planting for Food and Jobs(PFJ) are all but complete, the Minister for Food and Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, has indicated. All the necessary processes towards the fulfilment of the pledge to support farmers through...
The vice President of the republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the NPP under Nana Akufo-Addo has transformed the Ghanaian economy by replacing incompetence with competence as part of the management of the economy is concerned. ''I must say, ladies and gentlemen, without any fear of contradiction that, Nana...
Over 3,000 young people have been employed under government’s Planting for Food and Jobs programme which was launched in January 2017. The Minister of Finance , Ken Ofori-Atta, who made this known whiles presenting the 2018 Budget and Policy statement in Parliament today , , indicated that a total of...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the time has now come for Ghana to move on even further to deepen her democracy. “It is time to make sure that we have a genuine separation of powers between the various arms of government. Our Parliament, the legislative arm of...
The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has delivered judgement in Ghana’s favour in the maritime dispute with neighbours La Cote d’Ivoire. It has, however, directed the two nations to agree on some measures, key among them is an agreement on the delimitation...
The Civil Society Platform on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme has commended Government and the Executive Board of the IMF for extending the country’s Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement with the Fund by a year. A statement signed by Mr Godson K. Aloryito, the Coordinator-Civil Society Platform in Accra...