Tag: cocoa

Apr 28

OF COFFEE, CHOCOLATES AND ‘COCKROACHES’

OF  COFFEE,  CHOCOLATES AND ‘COCKROACHES’ By CAMERON DUODU I am sure that a columnist of the British tabloid newspaper, The Sun, called Katie Hopkins, must be thanking her lucky stars that a column of hers has drawn the ire of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Columnists of her ilk adore the “attention” that …

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Jan 25

END THIS DAVOS CHARADE!

END THIS DAVOS CHARADE! By CAMERON DUODU Every year, at the beginning of the new year, some of the cleverest people in the world gather in the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos, ostensibly to exchange ideas about the economic well-being of the world. Note that: the world – not Europe, n9t America, not Asia, not …

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Sep 17

PRIVATISING ABURI GARDENS WOULD AMOUNT TO A GROTESQUE VANDALISATION

SELLING ABURI GARDENS WILL BE A GROTESQUE ACT OF VANDALISM By CAMERON DUODU     WHY is it that when Ghanaians of a certain mentality find that they have a problem on their hands, they go for only ONE solution?   I remember getting into an argument with a “big man” about our open storm …

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Nov 10

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A CHALLENGE TO BILL GATES By CAMERON DUODU At the Summit of the G20 that took place in Cannes, France, at the beginning of November 2011, the chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Mr Bill Gates, had the unique honour of being called upon by the chair of the summit, President Nicola Sarkozy of France, to address the …

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Jan 25

NIGERIA CALLS ON UN SECURITY COUNCIL TO AUTHORISE THE USE OF FORCE AGAINST GBAGBO

Ivorian television broadcasts  registration [numbers] of UN civilian vehicles LEMONDE.FR with AFP and Reuters | 24.01.11 | 7:38 • Updated 24.01. Nigeria calls on the Security Council to authorize the UN force in Ivory Coast to hunt Laurent Gbagbo ‘s office, says the foreign minister, Odein Ajumogobia , in a letter published Monday, January 24, …

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Nov 11

GROUP WANTS VICE-PRESIDENT MAHAMA TO FACE CHRAJ OVER HIS ALLEGED INTERVENTION FOR ARMAJARO COCOA COMPANY

The sequence of events show that after Vice=President John Mahama had been “lobbied” by the British Foreign Office minister at a dinner in London, the British High Commisioner in London sent an email to London saying the Cocobod would soon “sort” the banning of Armajaro from ourchasing cocoa in the Western region. And by September, the ban had been lifted in all but one district. CHRAG, the group says, must enquire into whether the Cocobod and the Vice=President acted against the interests of the Ghna cocoa industry, from which so much revenue is derived for development.

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