Ghana: Latest News
Staff, 10:04 am
China, which accounts for about 40 percent of global copper demand and is an important consumer of other base metals, provided some upbeat news.
Ann Brown, 9:00 pm
Things will get better and better, declared President John Dramani Mahama recently. He gave the assurance that government is up to the task of making Ghanaians comfortable although the first half of the year experienced some turbulence, reports Ghana Business News. The turbulence, he said, was caused by the energy crises and economic challenges. President […]
Ann Brown, 8:00 pm
Good news for African oil producers Angola and Ghana. Their economies are both expected to grow by more than seven percent this year. But the growth is less robust than last year as lower oil and commodity prices weigh, according to a Reuters poll. The growth in both countries is being driven in part by […]
Ann Brown, 4:00 pm
From Ghana Web Prince Kofi Amoabeng, president of UT Group, says corruption has persisted in Ghana and other African countries because of the lack of efficient mechanisms. Contributing to a discussion during the opening of the 8th African Business Leaders Forum recently in Accra, he said leaders on the continent should focus on creating efficient […]
Dana Sanchez, 2:50 pm
The industries making people rich in Africa include resources, telecommunications and consumer industries, according to the Zurich-based UBS, the world’s biggest wealth manager.
Dana Sanchez, 2:23 pm
Insurance companies are stepping in to fill the funeral financing void in Ghana’s growing middle class, where celebrations of life are among the most important social events, according to a Bloomberg report. The desire for increasingly extravagant funeral ceremonies led to calls for restraint from Ghanaian religious and ethnic leaders, which have fallen mostly on deaf ears, the report said. […]
Makula Dunbar, 10:44 am
In recent years Africa has attracted investment from firms across the world. Companies located in the Caribbean are, however, not known to be major investors in the continent.
Makula Dunbar, 2:39 pm
The role of local entrepreneurs is crucial to Ghana’s drive towards economic progress, Mr. Affail Monney, President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has said.
Jeffrey Cavanaugh, 7:00 am
While most stories out Africa — that make it into the Western press — tend to paint a perpetually gloomy picture of a continent in turmoil, behind the scenes an economic revolution is taking place which promises to lift millions out poverty. So, which countries are Africa’s economic lions and what is behind their record of growth?
Ann Brown, 9:00 am
From New Times Ghana sold a $750m 10-year Eurobond recently in its second foray into international bond markets, but paid a premium to investors wary of its fiscal and current account deficits. The West African producer of cocoa, gold and oil issued the bond at a yield of 8 per cent. The order book was […]
- Real Estate