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Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting
Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the West African nation. The New York Times reported on Thursday that a plane owned by the Bank of Utah was parked in Mehrabad Airport in Tehran on Tuesday. Its presence was noteworthy as the United States and Iran have been at ...(4/19/2014 10:29:12 AM)
Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after US-flagged plane sighting
* Plane owned by Bank of Utah reported parked in Tehran * Ghana is an ally of the United States (Adds comment from Ghanaian presidential aide, context) DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the West African nation. The New York Times reported on ...(4/19/2014 10:26:16 AM)
Ghana Dollar Shutdown Pushes Mortgage Lender to Cedi Debt
Ghana Home Loans Ltd., a mortgage provider owned by Dubai’s Abraaj Group, is considering dropping a plan to sell dollar bonds in favor of cedi debt after a clampdown on foreign-exchange transactions.(4/14/2014 3:25:13 AM)
Ghana seeks to make World Cup history for Africa
Ghana came awfully close to being the first African team to reach the World Cup semifinals, its progress halted by a handball from Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and Asamoah Gyan's miss from the resulting penalty. Gyan is captain this time and Ghana still has the core of the side that eventually lost in a shootout at the 2010 tournament. Midfielders Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng, who both ...(4/11/2014 5:48:56 AM)
Ghana bans export of scrap ferrous metal to support local industry
Ghana has banned the export of ferrous scrap metal immediately in a bid to make more raw material available to sustain the West Africa country’s steel industry, Trade Minister Haruna Iddrisu said on Tuesday. Iddrisu said the government was also drafting legislation to establish an international trade commission to deepen and enforce anti-dumping measures in Ghana. Steel manufacturers in Ghana ...(4/15/2014 10:06:11 AM)
5 Ghana players to watch at the World Cup
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng are both returning after extended breaks from international football to play for Ghana at the World Cup, and Andre Ayew is also likely to be one of the country's pivotal players in Brazil.(4/11/2014 5:51:02 AM)
Ghana national oil firm seeks $1 bln to become independent operator
By Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is seeking $1 billion to fund its plan to become an independent operator in seven years and will also seek to build an oil trading desk with its partner Unipec, chief executive Alex Mould said. We're looking for opportunities and the best is to go into exploration, do more appraisal work," Mould told Reuters. GNPC is ...(4/12/2014 5:21:27 AM)
Ghana signs agreement with Turkey
Ghana on Wednesday signed an economic agreement with Turkey to enhance trade between the two countries. The agreement was in the areas of trade, investment, energy, human security, science and industries, health, agriculture, education, water, tourism, maritime and culture.(4/17/2014 6:30:31 AM)
Ghana hits a roadblock as fiscal instability undermines growth
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - For a decade, Ghana powered ahead as it started pumping oil, won debt forgiveness, achieved coveted middle-income status and saw five years of economic growth above 8 percent that made it the envy of other African nations. Now it has hit a roadblock and Ghanaian officials are set to discuss new policy options at annual meetings of the ...(4/11/2014 3:04:55 AM)
Ghana coach Appiah heading for 1st WCup
After reaching the World Cup quarterfinals last time, Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah is looking to do even better in Brazil. Appiah's only major coaching experience has been with Ghana's national teams, but expectations are high for the softly-spoken former national team captain who in 2012 became the team's first Ghanaian coach in a decade. After his appointment, Appiah called himself the ''underdog ...(4/11/2014 5:51:02 AM)
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