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September 22, 2016 9:40 AM Ghana COCOBOD gets $1.8b loan for cocoa purchases

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has secured a $1.8 billion syndicated loan from a consortium of banks to enable it purchase cocoa beans for the 2016/2017 crop season, which begins in October. The loan is equal to the same amount secured last year and it would be used to purchase between 850,000 and 900,000 tonnes of beans. COCOBOD said the loan was oversubscribed 10

September 22, 2016 8:48 AM Libor rate led to rise in interests on cocoa loan – COCOBOD

Thursday 22nd September , 2016 8:47 am The Ghana Cocoa Board has attributed the over 23 percent increase in the all inclusive rate for this year’s cocoa syndicated loan, to a rise in the Libor rate during the period. Ghana on Wednesday [September 21, 2016], signed the 1.8 billion dollars loan facility for cocoa purchases for the 2016/2017 crop year. The all inclusive 9

September 21, 2016 2:58 PM Ghana secures $1.8 bn for 2016/2017 cocoa purchases

Wednesday 21st September , 2016 2:54 pm Ghana has signed a 1.8 billion dollars loan facility for the purchase of cocoa beans for the 2016/2017 crop year. The agreement was reached at a ceremony between Ghana and representatives from 24 syndicated banks in Frankfurt, Germany Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Under the agreement, Ghana is entitled to an extra 7

September 16, 2016 4:20 PM Cocobod distributes 110 million cocoa seedlings in two years

Kumasi, Sept 16, GNA – Cocobod has within the last two years distributed a total of 110 million hybrid cocoa seedlings to farmers across the nation as part of scale up effort to boost production levels. Dr. Stephen Kwabena Opuni, the Chief Executive, said four million permanent shade tree seedlings were also supplied during the period. This was contained 2

September 13, 2016 8:32 AM Politicians, Church Not Enemies

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has stated that politicians and the church need not be rivals but rather collaborate to serve Ghanaians. General Secretary of CCG, Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong who spoke with Class FM’s Prince Minkah on the Executive Breakfast Show on Monday September 12 emphasised the need for healthier relationships between the two indicating 2

August 12, 2016 2:55 PM Under-performing road contractors risk contract cancellation

Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, the Minister of Roads and Highways, has warned under-performing cocoa road contractors to speed up work or risk the termination of their contracts. The Minister expressed worry about the incessant delay by some contractors working on some of the cocoa growing community roads, saying the Dunkwa Town roads and the Obuasi Junction 11

August 11, 2016 5:30 PM Ministry warns ‘lazy’ cocoa road contractors

Thursday 11th August , 2016 5:30 pm The Minister of Roads and Highways, Inusah Fuseini, has warned supposed contractors working on cocoa roads in the Central Region to speed up work or risk termination of their contracts. According to him, some contractors working on some of the roads despite being given mobilization funds have deliberately refused to go on site on time. Inusah 107

June 13, 2016 6:04 AM Christian groups urge EC to implement S/C ruling

The Christian Council of Ghana and the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council have asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to implement the Supreme Court’s ruling on the voter’s register. The two bodies argued considering the limited months the nation has to the November 2016 polls, the EC has to expedite action to ensure the electoral register is cleaned 16

June 10, 2016 1:09 PM Christian Council demands end to rhetorics to fix drains in Accra

The Christian Council of Ghana is demanding an end to what it describes as empty promises from city authorities to fix the drainage system in Accra. General Secretary of the Council, Rev. Dr Kwabena Opuni Frimpong, says it is now clear that promises by city authorities that Accra is ready to prevent another June 3 flood and fire disaster have little 34

April 21, 2016 7:47 PM GBC launches “Ghana Wins

Accra , April 21, GNA - The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has launched a comprehensive programme dubbed, “Ghana Wins Election 2016”, and a logo for the activities it has lined-up for the coverage of this General Election. The programme, which is supported with a STAR-Ghana grant, aims at enhancing the credibility of the electoral processes and securing 15