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Kenyans question why their police are being sent to Haiti

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28 March 2024

Episode 3263

41 minutes

With Haiti facing a huge political and security crisis, we look at why Kenya is still considering coming to the nation’s aid. Plus: why cocoa prices around the world are surging and what that means for Ghanaian farmers. We also check in with Monocle’s The Chiefs conference in Hong Kong, get the latest business news and hear ‘The Global Countdown’.

28 March 2024

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Cocoa prices hit record highs

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This weekend is Easter in many parts of the world, meaning a tremendous surge in the demand for chocolate. It’s typically a boon for cocoa-producing nations but, this year, the industry has been rocked by surging prices and crop failures from heavy rains and disease, particularly in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.

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