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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 President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the two largest producers of cocoa in the world, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, have now decided to co-operate in ensuring that they do not continue to be victims or pawns of a global cocoa industry that is dependent on...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has celebrated the hundreds of thousands of cocoa farmers across the country responsible for the production of a crop that has, for over a century, been the mainstay for the economy of our country. At an event at the Jubilee Park...
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...
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...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s commitment to the strengthening of bilateral relations with the People’s Republic of China. His Excellency Dr. Bawumia made this known when the Chinese Vice Minister for Commerce, Mr. Qiam Keming, paid a courtesy call on him at the...
Majority Leader and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah has encouraged the immediate drilling of oil at the disputed maritime boundary between Ghana and Cote D’ Ivoire to the benefit of the up-coming generation. According to him, the value and importance of oil after the next 20 years is...
Ghana’s vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is delighted over the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea’s (ITLOS) judgment in favour of Ghana against Cote d’Ivoire in a maritime boundary dispute. However, he stressed "there is no winner or loser" after the case since the two countries remain as...
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....
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...