02October2014

News in Ghana

Pay Farmers 70 Per Cent Of FOB Price Of Cocoa

The Minority in Parliament has called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, pay Ghanaian cocoa farmers at least 70 per cent of the free-on-board (FOB) price of cocoa.

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Transparency Is Key For Development - Prez Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said transparency and open governance are critical in his administration to leverage socio-economic development.

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Presiding Officers Must Take Charge Of Polling Station Security - IEA

Presiding officers must take charge of security at polling stations on Election Day to address conflict of interest concerns and enhance the credibility of elections, the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has recommended.

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District Assemblies Misappropriate Funds

The Auditor-General’s Report on the Management and Utilization of District Assemblies Common Fund and other statutory funds has revealed gross misappropriation of state funds to the tune of GH¢48.4 million between the 2010, 2011 and 2012 fiscal year.

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Mahama Roots For Ouattara In Cote d’Ivoire Elections

President John Dramani Mahama has thrown his support for ally Alassane Ouattara in next year’s presidential elections in La Cote d’Ivoire.

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