Business / Agribusiness Economy

Galamsey Threatens Ghana’s Cocoa Industry – COCOBOD CEO

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) is expressing concern about the impact of illegal mining (known as galamsey) on cocoa farming in certain areas of the country. COCOBOD’s CEO, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, says that galamsey is making farming expensive and adversely affecting water resources, which are needed for irrigation and is damaging the environment. Aidoo spoke […]

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Prosecution in Opuni trial requests new judge due to retiring judge’s limited mandate

The prosecution handling the trial of Dr. Stephen Opuni, a former CEO of COCOBOD, and businessman Seidu Agongo, has requested a new trial judge be appointed for the case. The current trial judge, Justice Clemence Honyenuga, had been hearing the case since 2018 and was granted a six-month extension by the Chief Justice following his […]

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