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Right Information on Online Maryland News. Benefits that come up with Live Streaming. Chocolate makers hobble Ivory Coast, Ghana cocoa premium with discounts. Ivory Coast and Ghana’s move to combat farmer poverty with a living income premium for their cocoa sales is being undermined by chocolate makers scaling down purchases and negotiating discounts on other parts of the price, sources said.
Confectioners publicly backed a move by the two countries, which together account for 60% of global cocoa supply, to introduce a $400 a tonne living income differential (LID) or premium in July on cocoa sales for the 2020/21 season. But trade sources said they have partially offset the new cost by negotiating down another charge paid for West African cocoa – the country premium, or ‘differential’, which covers bean quality differences and is a key element in the cocoa price.
Ivory Coast beans, some of the highest quality available on the mass market, have over the past few years traded around 65-80 pounds a tonne over ICE London cocoa futures. “They’ve sold (2020/21) cocoa with, in some cases, no country differential,” a London-based cocoa trader said. Best Service Provider for Breaking News SMS Alerts. We helped Kwame Despite, but he has neglected us – Judas cries.
Veteran actor, Tweneboah Koduah, known in Showbiz as Judas, has revealed that he was part of those who helped Osei Kwame Despite to establish Peace FM, but Despite has neglected him after he became successful.
According to him, he recorded audio cassettes with the late Bob Santo for the CEO of Despite Media before becoming popular in the movie industry. “Ghanaians are ungrateful… I tell you today that we are part of those who helped Despite to establish Peace FM, Santo and I were part of those who suggested the name Peace FM but we’ve been neglected… it worries me sometimes,” Judas recounted. He added that he sometimes spends his whole day without food at the Abeka Junction radio station recording jingles for the station. He added that when they were working with Despite, Fadda Dickson was very young and working with him at his music shop in Accra. “Ghanaians are really ungrateful… Santo and Agya Koo Nimo died a painful death, they were all part but I’ve been neglected,” he stressed. Find the Best Breaking News Text Alerts. 10 rivals face first ballot of MPs - Sradio5. Conservative MPs have begun voting for their new leader and next prime minister in the party’s first ballot in Parliament.
Voting is taking place by secret ballot in the Commons, with a result expected some time after 13:00 BST. Any of the 10 candidates who fails to secure at least 17 votes will be eliminated from the contest. Further ballots will be held next week, with the two most popular MPs moving to a run-off of Tory party members. The winner of the contest to succeed Theresa May is expected to be announced in the week of 22 July. Boris Johnson – who launched his leadership campaign on Wednesday – is regarded as the frontrunner in the contest, with many more public endorsements from MPs than any of his rivals.
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Batchelor played for Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa. “He was attacked by two men who were driving a motorbike,” a police spokesman Col Lungelo Dlamini told South African Broadcasting Corporation. “He was about to drive into his premises. The suspects shot several times at him.” Dlamini added: “He died inside the car and they drove away without taking anything. “At this stage, we are still investigating what the motive for the attack was and these suspects have not yet been identified.” Dlamini also told eNCA news Batchelor was travelling with a gardener, who was unharmed.
“I am shocked to learn about the passing of former Kaizer Chiefs player Marc Batchelor,” said the club’s chairman Kaizer Motaung. “On behalf of Kaizer Chiefs, I wish to express my deepest heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, friends and the football fraternity. Latest Politics News in Maryland at Sradio5. Online Radio and Fun News at sradio5. Keep yourself updated with Breaking News SMS Alerts. Read the Latest Politics News in Maryland at Sradio5.