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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 Minister of Agriculture, Dr Owusu Akoto Afriyie, has inaugurated a seven member board of the Ghana Cocoa Marketing Company (CMC) with a charge on them to help revive the fallen fortunes of the cocoa industry. Dr Afriyie, who administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the members, said...
The government is working assiduously to reduce poverty and restore dignity to the citizenry through the 2017 budget and subsequent ones, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has said. He said the key to achieving this agenda is to ensure exclusive growth by addressing the challenges of the sectors...
The Sefwi cocoa farmers association in the Western Region have welcomed with great joy, president Akufo-Addo's intention to create small-scale cocoa processing industries across the cocoa-growing districts of our country. President Akufo-Addo at the World Cocoa Day and Celebration of The 70th Anniversary of Ghana Cocoa Board in Kumasi said...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated that his government inherited an economy in intense difficulty. This According to him is the reason his government is putting in place several measures to nurse it back to full health. President Akufo-Addo made this known when he began his...
Former Minister of Justice and Attorney General Marietta Brew Appiah-Oppong has expressed joy at the ruling of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered on Saturday. The Tribunal virtually upheld Ghana’s long-standing view of its maritime boundary against a new dimension tabled by La Cote d’Ivoire....
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loan Centre (MASLOC) Mr. Stephen Amoah has vowed to sacrifice his blood to fight anybody whose attitude will become an obstacle towards the development of the nation. He bemoaned the corruption, tribalism, over politicisation of issues and attitudes of Ghanaians hindering the development...
Ghana is now exporting electricity to her West African neighbours, La Cote d’Ivoire just after seven months of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led government came into office, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, the Minister of Information, has disclosed. He said the government had managed to stabilise the power supply situation after the...
In order to ensure equity and transparency in the distribution of government's 50% subsidized fertilizer as part of the planting for food and jobs programme, the government has set up a committee called District Centre for Agricultural Commence and Technology to curb fertilizer smuggling. Deputy Local and Rural Development Minister,...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Tuesday said the Government is implementing policies that would revitalise the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to contribute significantly towards economic transformation to ensure prosperity for all. To this end, he said, the State Enterprises Commission and selected SOEs were benefiting from a World Bank Technical...
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