Ghana: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Makula Dunbar, 1:14 pm
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Netherlands to continue the Mabang Megakarya Selection Programme (MMSP) over the next four years. Th
Staff, 4:06 pm
Several commodities including copper, gold and oil were boosted this week following comments July 10 by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke that the reserve’s accommodative monetary policy would be needed for the foreseeable future. His remarks put pay to fresh expectations late last week that there soon would be a scaling back of the Federal […]
Makula Dunbar, 11:23 am
The Parliament of Ghana recently passed into law a bill that places an import tax on telephones and mobile phones. Prior to this, there was zero tax on mobile phones importation.
Dana Sanchez, 3:30 pm
South Africa is courting Ghana to become a client at its Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone, described as a world-class facility that can be used to service Ghana’s oil and gas rigs and other needs for oil exploration and production, according to a report in SpyGhana.com. Trade between South Africa and Ghana almost doubled from $32 million […]
Makula Dunbar, 12:10 pm
Ghana will sell 200 million cedis ($98 million) in two issues of seven-year bonds, the first time the West African nation is offering debt of the duration as it seeks to extend the yield curve on government debt.
rphilp, 9:39 am
Africa’s less-publicized realm of technological advancement delves into post-graduate mathematical physics. Through the “Next Einstein Initiative,” the search for Africa’s greatest innovators and scientists has begun.
Dana Sanchez, 4:07 pm
Mobile technology is evolving faster in Africa than Europe and what Africa needs is tech development skills, say South African brothers James and Nicholas Durrant, who started a digital company in the U.K. before turning their attention to Africa, according to a report in How We Made It In Africa. Bluegrass Digital started in 1996 as […]
Dana Sanchez, 9:56 am
Consumer-related mergers and acquisitions could take the limelight as gross domestic product per household continues to grow, the middle class in Africa expands and consumer demand rise.
Dana Sanchez, 5:41 pm
The ActionAid report accused SABMiller of using SABMiller International BV to deprive African countries of substantial tax income through aggressive tax management policies.
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