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Scam Alert! Hundreds in Ghana think they're police recruits
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Hundreds of Ghanaians reported to police stations around the country over the weekend thinking they were new police recruits, only to find out they were the victims of a scam, police said.(3/2/2015 7:54:14 AM)
Tullow falls on worries legal dispute could delay Ghana project
Tullow Oil lost over 200 million pounds ($308 million) of its market value on Monday, hit by concerns that a boundary dispute between Ivory Coast and Ghana could delay a project off the coast of west Africa. The Africa-focused firm is developing the TEN project off the coast of Ghana, in waters over which there is a maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast.(3/2/2015 9:33:55 AM)
Fitch: Ghana IMF Deal No Guarantee of Fiscal Sustainability
It will provide an impetus for donors to re-engage with Ghana, providing much needed foreign currency. Demonstrable commitment to implementing the programme over its life could therefore be positive for Ghana's sovereign rating.(2/27/2015 10:46:33 AM)
How Ghana has reversed exodus of nurses
How Ghana has reversed the exodus of nurses to the UK(2/26/2015 9:51:51 PM)
Ghana President promises bold action on electricity crisis
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday promised decisive action to fix the country's worsening electricity crisis, which has wreaked havoc in the once bourgeoning economy. Mahama's pledge came after the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) organised a rally in the capital Accra on February 18, calling on the president to resign if he proved unable to boost electricity supply. The ...(2/26/2015 1:36:45 PM)
Ghana clinches three-year IMF funding deal worth $940 million
Ghana and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached agreement on Thursday on a three-year funding deal they hope will restore fiscal stability to an economy hailed until recently as an African star. The deal was clinched after months of talks prompted by the failure of President John Mahama's government to hit a series of targets on inflation, the budget deficit and growth and a steep fall ...(2/26/2015 1:26:22 PM)
Ghana 91-day bill yield falls to 25.8029 pct
The Bank of Ghana said the yield on its 91-day bill fell to 25.8029 percent at an auction on Friday, from 25.8451 percent at the last sale. The bank said it had accepted 453.1 million cedis ($129.8 million) worth of bids of the 817.3 million cedis tendered for the 91-day paper.(2/28/2015 4:01:51 AM)
Arrests in Ghana police academy scam
Police in Ghana make five arrests over a scam that sent some 200 would-be recruits to police training centres over the weekend.(3/2/2015 10:09:11 AM)
Ghana to receive $1bn loan from IMF
Ghana has secured a $1bn loan from the International Monetary Fund that could stabilise its troubled economy.(2/26/2015 2:21:44 PM)
Ghana reaches agreement with IMF on $1 bln aid deal: source
By Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday for a three-year aid deal worth around $1 billion aimed at restoring fiscal stability to the West African state, a source close to the talks told Reuters. The deal could represent a turning point for Ghana, a stable democracy and producer of gold, cocoa and oil whose economy lost ...(2/26/2015 2:10:31 AM)
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