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Food suppliers give Education Ministry two weeks to pay arrears

National Food Suppliers Association members have given the Ministry of Education a two-week ultimatum to settle the debt of two hundred million cedis owed...
National Food Suppliers

National Food Suppliers threaten to picket over unpaid arrears

The National Food Suppliers Association says it will soon picket to demand unpaid arrears spanning over a year. Following a protest staged at the National...
Free SHS - Govt of Ghana as source

Free SHS: Over GH¢2.7 billion paid to food suppliers since 2017

The government has spent in excess of GH¢2.7 billion on the payment of food suppliers under the free senior high school policy between 2017...

Aggrieved food suppliers besiege NAFCo premises to demand outstanding arrears

Some aggrieved food suppliers have besieged the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCo) premises to demand the payment of outstanding arrears for food supplied...

Aggrieved food suppliers besiege Buffer Stock premises

Some aggrieved food suppliers have besieged the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCo) premises to demand the payment of outstanding arrears for food supplied...

National Food Suppliers Association gives ultimatum for payment of outstanding arrears

The National Food Suppliers Association has given a 14-day ultimatum for the payment of all arrears for both 2022 and 2023. In a statement signed...
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We’ll resume picketing at NAFCO with our dependents and creditors – Food suppliers warn

The National Food Suppliers Association has served notice that its members will resume the indefinite occupation of the premises of the National Buffer Stock...

Food suppliers send strong message to govt

The National Food Suppliers Association says it will be left with no option but to resume its picketing if the government fails to honour...

Minority playing on the sentiments of Buffer Stock food suppliers – Agric Minister

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong has accused the Minority in Parliament of playing politics with debt owed suppliers of the National...

Food Suppliers Association suspends picketing Buffer Stock Company

Members of the National Food Suppliers Association have suspended picketing the National Food and Buffer Stock Company. This comes after a payment assurance from the...

Buffer Stock food suppliers to be paid on Monday

The Minister for Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong, has announced that the National Food Suppliers Association will be paid on Monday, July 17, 2023. According...

Food suppliers partly responsible for delayed payment – Minister

Deputy Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Amidu Issahku Chinnia, has opined members of the Food Suppliers Association are partly to be blamed for...

Food Suppliers Association disowns ‘convenor’

The National Food Suppliers Association has distanced itself from one Benitos Amedome who parades himself as a convenor, stating unequivocally that this said individual...

Food Suppliers begin cooking at Buffer Stock premises [Video]

Members of the Food Suppliers Association have demonstrated they are in no time backing down on their picketing at the National Food Buffer Stock...

We feel safer at Buffer Stock office than our homes – Food Suppliers Association

Despite National Association of Suppliers’ picketing and sleeping at the outskirt of buffer stock office over government's inability to pay two years arrears, the...

Free SHS Food Suppliers sleep at premises of National Food Buffer Stock

Members of the National Food Suppliers Association spent the night at the premises of the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) on July 4...
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Free SHS: Food suppliers to picket at Buffer Stock today over GH¢200m unpaid arrears

Members of the National Food Suppliers Association are expected to picket at the premises of the National Food Buffer Stock Company on Tuesday, June...

Free SHS food suppliers threaten legal action over GH¢200m unpaid arrears

The National Food Suppliers Association says it will likely seek legal redress if the government fails to pay the two years arrears owed its...

Free SHS food suppliers to picket over unpaid arrears

The National Food Suppliers Association has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the National Food Buffer Stock Company, demanding payment for outstanding debts. The Association expressed...

Free SHS food suppliers threaten to withdraw services over non payment

Suppliers of foodstuff to the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) for the Free Senior High School (Free SHS) feeding programme are threatening to...
National Food Suppliers

Government releases GH¢150m to settle arrears of food suppliers

The government has released GH¢150 million to the Ministry of Education to settle the outstanding arrears owed the National Food Suppliers Association. Spokesperson for...
Free SHS - Govt of Ghana as source

Free SHS: Eduwatch scolds govt over debt owed uniforms and food suppliers

The Africa Education Watch says the continuous demand for arrears by the National Association of Institutional Suppliers and National Food Suppliers is a clear...

Agric Minister gives new deadline for Food Suppliers’ full payment

The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Bryan Acheampong, has announced the National Food Suppliers Association will be paid their arrears in full by August...

Buffer Stock has become a hub for corruption – Nortsu-Kotoe backs protesting food suppliers

A Ranking Member on Parliament’s Education Committee has raised allegations of dishonesty against the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) regarding its interactions with...

MP accuses Buffer Stock of dishonesty in dealings with food suppliers

The Ranking Member of Parliament’s Education Committee, Peter Notsu-Kotoe, has accused the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) of dishonesty in its dealings with...

You can’t treat human beings like this – Nana Yaa Jantuah on unpaid food...

General Secretary of the Convention People's Party (CPP), Nana Yaa Jantuah, has expressed her displeasure about the over two years’ arrears owed to the...
National Food Suppliers

Free SHS: We want our money not empty promises – National Food Suppliers

The National Food Suppliers Association says its members won’t back down on their decision to picket at the premises of the National Food Buffer...

Some senior high schools in Ashanti Region receive food items from local suppliers

Some senior high schools in Ashanti Region have received at least 20 bags of maize and bags of cassava flakes as they look forward...

Ensuring Food Safety in Central and West Africa: Preparedness from Farm to Table

In Central and West Africa, ensuring food safety is a multifaceted challenge. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), about 98% of the food...
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Snails expensive due to slow growth, few suppliers — farmers, chop bar owners

Snail farmers, traders and chop bar operators  have attributed the high prices of snails, a popular delicacy, to several factors, including  slow growth. Other factors...

Decentralise SHS food supply system – Parents appeal to gov’t

Parents and guardians of beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School(SHS) policy are proposing solutions to address the problem of food shortages in the...

Institutional Suppliers to picket Education Ministry

The National Association of Institutional Suppliers has announced plans to picket the Education Ministry on March 4, 2024 over debt owed them. According...

National Institutional Suppliers to picket Education Ministry

The National Association of Institutional Suppliers has given the government a 14-day ultimatum to pay an amount of GH₵30 million owed them. According to...

El Niño: Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) updated Anticipatory Action and Response Plan urgently...

Amid the looming threat of El Niño expected to severely affect millions of people, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...

Give us mandate to purchase food for students – CHASS tells government

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) has called on government to allow schools to purchase their own food items to feed...

Niger’s coup might affect foodstuff prices in Ghana soon – Traders reveal

Ghanaians have been urged to brace themselves for a spike in prices of foodstuff as the Niger coup gradually takes its toll on the...

Speaker directs 3 ministers to appear before parliament over NAFCO suppliers picketing

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has directed the Ministers of Education, Finance and Agric to appear before Parliament next week.  The summons is over...
Buffer stock CEO, Hanan Abdul-Wahab

Buffer Stock to hold emergency meeting over suppliers’ arrears

The National Food Buffer Stock Company has announced plans to hold an emergency board meeting to address the concerns of the food suppliers association....

I don’t want to lose my house – Buffer Stock food supplier cries

A food supplier to the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFCO) is set to lose her house if the government fails to pay her...

Food supplier rushed to hospital over Buffer Stock picketing

A member of the National Food Suppliers Association has been rushed to the 37 Military Hospital after two nights of sleeping at the National...