Parliament Approves U.S.$1.3 Billion for Cocobod

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Parliament has approved an amount of US$1,300,000,000 syndicated loan for the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) for the purchase of cocoa for the 2017/2018 crop season.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Parliament has approved an amount of US$1,300,000,000 syndicated loan for the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) for the purchase of cocoa for the 2017/2018 crop season.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Use of Data Is Critical to Achieving SDGs

[Ghanaian Chronicle] In a bid to spur inclusive development that leaves no one behind, the United Nations (UN) has set very high targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

[Ghanaian Chronicle] In a bid to spur inclusive development that leaves no one behind, the United Nations (UN) has set very high targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

MMDAs Must Emulate Kma’s Good Example

[Ghanaian Chronicle] One of the major problems confronting Ghana today, is sanitation. Our lorry parks, streets, highways, and even homes, are littered with all kinds of garbage. It has become our attitude to litter public places with the wrong notion …

[Ghanaian Chronicle] One of the major problems confronting Ghana today, is sanitation. Our lorry parks, streets, highways, and even homes, are littered with all kinds of garbage. It has become our attitude to litter public places with the wrong notion that the cities' metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies would come and sweep the mess we have created.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Rastaman Gives Birth With Blood Sister

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A thirty-year-old Rastafarian in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region, Mawena, has confessed to having sexual relationship with his blood sister.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A thirty-year-old Rastafarian in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region, Mawena, has confessed to having sexual relationship with his blood sister.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Al-Shabaab Holds Its Ground Against Somalia’s Amnesty Deal

[ISS] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) has employed a classic carrot-and-stick approach to al-Shabaab since taking office in February. In early April, Farmajo announced a 60-day amnesty for al-Shabaab militants, while also offering …

[ISS] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Farmajo) has employed a classic carrot-and-stick approach to al-Shabaab since taking office in February. In early April, Farmajo announced a 60-day amnesty for al-Shabaab militants, while also offering to open discussions with the movement's leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Former Liberia Football Association Deputy Chief Sentenced to Seven Years in $us9.5m Scheme

[FrontPageAfrica] Charlotte, N.C. -Mr. Cassell Anthony Kuoh, the former Vice President for Operations of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), has been sentenced in a North Carolina federal court to more than seven years in prison for an investment f…

[FrontPageAfrica] Charlotte, N.C. -Mr. Cassell Anthony Kuoh, the former Vice President for Operations of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), has been sentenced in a North Carolina federal court to more than seven years in prison for an investment fraud scheme that bilked victims out of more than $9.5 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia