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COCOBOD to allocate 208 new apartment units to workers

Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is expected to soon allocate some 208 new apartment units to workers, following managements’ official take over of an apartment complex at its new Cocoa Village at Tema on Thursday, 17 January 2019. In his welcome ...

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Distraught Ghanaians call for Kennedy Agyapong’s arrest – over Ahmed’s murder

The nation woke up on Thursday, 17 January 2019 to news of the demise of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an Investigative Journalist who played a massive role in Tiger Eye PI’s revelation, ‘Betraying the Game,’ an in-depth Intel on fraudulent and corrupt ...

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ER best farmer regrets loss of GHS 60,000 farm produce to bush fires

Many farms and green vegetable risk bush fires especially at the beginning of or early parts of the New Year.  It is therefore not surprising that bush fires are very rampant in these times where forest reserves for instance tend ...

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Forestry Commission of Ghana acquires Kantanka vehicles

The Forestry Commission of Ghana has taken delivery of two Kantanka Omama 4X4 Pickups, to add to the fleet of vehicles already in use at the ministry. More vehicles from Kantanka Automobile is expected to be delivered in due course ...

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COCOBOD denies $10k per diem report

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has debunked reports that its Board Chairman, Hackman Owusu-Agyemang, pocketed $10,000 as per diem for a foreign trip he did not embark on. Digital news platform, Whatsup News, in a recent publication headlined, ‘Hackman’s Cocobod ...

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AgDevCo invests $3m in Kuapa Kokoo

AgDevCo, an impact investor with specialization in agribusiness, has invested US$3,000,000.00 in Kuapa Kokoo Limited (KKL). The trade finance facility, according to the company, will allow the smallholder cocoa farmers organisation to purchase cocoa beans from its network of 100,000 ...

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Egypt embarks on AFCON preparations

Egypt’s sports ministry and Football Federation on Sunday outlined their bid to be ready for the Africa Cup of Nations which starts on June 15. Egypt took over as hosts for the 2019 tournament last week after Cameroun was stripped ...

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CAF Confed Cup: My game plan worked – CK Akonnor

Asante Kotoko coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor says his game plan worked and therefore proud of his players after the side’s crucial 2-3 win over Coton Sport in Cameroon on Sunday. Asante Kotoko coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor is proud of his ...

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Dr. Mohammed Awal adjudged Best Sector Minister for 2018

Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, the Business Development Minister, has been adjudged Best Sector Minister for 2018 in the FAKS Investigative Services’ annual survey of Ministers, Deputy Ministers, and Regional Ministers.survey The annual survey also include the performance of Members of ...

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Stop ‘running down’ cocoa sector – COCOBOD tells Mahama

COCOBOD has accused former President John Mahama of trying to run down the cocoa industry for political expediency. In a press statement, management of COCOBOD criticized the former President for what it describes as a deliberate attempt to always “make ...

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