Illegal Mining Jeopardizing Investments in Cocoa Production

Illegal mining is seriously hurting investments made by COCOBOD in cocoa production across the country. This is because cocoa farmers who have received various productivity enhancement programmes being implemented by COCOBOD, are now cutting down their cocoa trees and giving out their farm lands to illegal miners (galamsey).
VW Assembling Plant in Ghana
Trade Minister Tours VW Assembling Plant
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten has visited the assembling plant of Volkswagen (VW) at North Industrial Area in Accra, to have first hand insight regarding the ongoing work of the automobile giant.
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari
Buhari Explains Why Nigeria Shut Its Borders
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said the resolution of the partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by a report of tripartite committee made up of Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic.
Ghana Cocoa
Chocolate Danger: Ghana's Cocoa Output Hit Hard by Dry, Hot Winds
Overly dry and hot winds in West Africa are damaging prospects for cocoa output for the second year in Ghana, the world's second-largest producer, sources told Reuters News Agency.