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Ghana says poverty cut by half since 1992
The number of people living in poverty in Ghana halved between 1992 and 2013, the government said Friday, with the country meeting a key developmental benchmark even as its economy struggles. The figures were based on Ghana's own measure of poverty which for 2013 counted individuals living on less than 3.60 cedis -- equivalent last year to an average of $2.34 or 2.21 euros -- a day. By halving ...(8/29/2014 6:44:51 PM)
Ghana to serve as UN base for supplies bound for Ebola countries
The United Nations will use Ghana as a base for supplies bound for countries stricken by an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,550 people in West Africa, the Ghanaian presidency said in a statement on Friday. UN chief Ban Ki-moon had a telephone conversation on Friday evening with Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama, who agreed to let international agencies use Ghana's capital Accra as ...(8/30/2014 3:43:30 AM)
Ghana woos investors to the rice sector
Mr Charles Folikumah, Director of Exports, Ministry of Trade and Industry, has called on Turkish investors to partner their Ghanaian counterparts to expand rice production for the local and export markets.(9/1/2014 8:09:29 PM)
Ghana Rugby presents certificates to coaches
Rugby coaches were for the first time presented certificates at the Ghana Rugby Stakeholder Forum 2014 (GRSF 2014) that took place at the Accra Sports Stadium Media Centre on.(9/1/2014 9:28:50 PM)
Ghana's Education is suffering from Kwashiorkor
The 2014 WASSCE results have sparked serious debate and series of discussions with the purpose of calling the attention of the government to the degenerating standard of education in the country.(9/1/2014 11:43:45 AM)
Ghana, Turkey in negotiations for free trade
Ghana is in discussions with the Turkish Authorities for a free trade agreement to ensure unimpeded access to each other’s market.(9/1/2014 8:09:07 PM)
Aston Villa linked with Marseille, Ghana midfielder
According to L'Equipe, Aston Villa are now in the race to sign Marseille midfielder André Ayew. The same year he was called up to the Ghana national team, and went with the Black Stars to Brazil this summer. Fans of the USA are likely to remember Ayew as the man who scored the equalizer in Ghana's group stage match with the USMNT, an eventual win for the latter.(9/1/2014 3:54:52 AM)
Ghana set to build 3rd FPSO
Ghana is set to build its third Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel as part of the process to make the country an oil hub in West Africa.(8/29/2014 9:38:44 AM)
Ghana July producer price inflation at 47.4 pct yr/yr -stats office
Ghana's annual producer price inflation stood at 47.4 percent year-on-year in July up from the last estimate for June of 33.1 percent, the national statistics office said on Wednesday. The rise, driven partly by increased costs in the manufacturing sector, takes Ghana's producer price inflation to its highest level since January 2010. "All the sub-sectors have recorded increases but the main ...(8/27/2014 6:58:54 AM)
Ghana: Officials Meet to Prepare Aggressive Ebola Strategy
[VOA]Ghana is to launch a nationwide Ebola campaign to educate students against the deadly disease after a meeting of health and education professionals scheduled for Monday in the capital, Accra, according to Deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa.(9/1/2014 3:56:09 AM)
Source: Yahoo