Ghana: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Johannesburg’s 53.6 percent growth in international visitors from 2009 to 2013 propelled it into the index’s top 20 fastest-growing cities globally.
Dana Sanchez, 5:15 pm
There’s a shortage of commercial property space in most African countries, one South African company claims, so it hopes to partner with South African developers, institutions and retailers to develop new properties around Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 3:23 pm
Ghanaian tech startup Saya Mobile finished top of the 20 most prospective tech startups to watch in Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 4:21 pm
Historically, aquaculture development in Africa has operated through small on-farm ponds. This will continue to have a place but it isn’t meeting the overall supply gap.
Makula Dunbar, 3:01 pm
Though urbanisation is underway in Africa as it is in other parts of the world, the continent’s population remains more rural than urban.
Dana Sanchez, 7:29 pm
Various Japanese companies have shown an interest in Zimbabwe’s mining industry but have been obstructed by lack of transparency over mining concessions.
Dana Sanchez, 4:03 pm
Many African governments have denied access to African airline competitors over fears of dominance while giving limited rights to non-African airlines, according to IATA.
Dana Sanchez, 5:56 pm
Among the star performers attracting growing numbers of investment projects are Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia Mozambique, Mauritius and South Africa.
Cody Copeland, 10:47 pm
This year marks the denouement of the World Food Program’s five-year food buying pilot initiative, Purchase for Progress (P4P). The program aims to empower smallholder farmers in 20 countries, 15 of which are in Africa. The program was made possible by a $66 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Makula Dunbar, 4:32 pm
Ghana has ended its subsidies on fuel, hiking the prices of petroleum products as the growing west African economy struggles with a skyrocketing deficit.
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