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Ghana Says It May Get IMF Funds in January ‘With Luck’
Ghana, the world’s second-largest cocoa producer, may get financial support as part of an International Monetary Fund program as early as January, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said.(10/21/2014 8:00:57 AM)
Ghana's main opposition party elects Akufo-Addo as 2016 candidate
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's main opposition New Patriotic Party voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to retain Nana Akufo-Addo as its leader for the 2016 election, setting up a rematch of the last poll when he lost narrowly to President John Mahama. The election is also expected to be close given that the ruling National Democratic Congress government has faced economic headwinds ...(10/19/2014 3:51:59 AM)
Ex-foreign minister to make third run for Ghana presidency
Accra (AFP) - Ghana's main opposition party has nominated former foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo as its candidate for president in 2016, giving him his third shot at the west African country's top job.(10/19/2014 3:09:10 AM)
Ghana says close to deal with IMF on financial assistance programme
By Kwasi Kpodo WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ghana is close to an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a fiscal assistance programme and is optimistic that its 2015 budget can take that deal into account, Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson told Reuters on Thursday. Forson spoke after a second round of talks with the fund in Washington. He said a third and decisive round would ...(10/17/2014 2:45:23 AM)
Ghana trims 2014 GDP growth forecast after weak Q2 data
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 6.9 percent after a slowdown in second-quarter growth, the country's statistical service said on Wednesday. The finance ministry had been forecasting full-year growth of 7.1 percent. Ghana's unadjusted GDP growth decelerated to 5.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, sharply down from a ...(10/16/2014 2:48:26 AM)
Ghana need strong entrepreneurs- Ms. Cobbah
The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Communications Africa (Stratcomm Africa), Ms. Esther A.N Cobbah, has stressed the need to build a culture of entrepreneurs in the country.(10/21/2014 12:46:29 PM)
Ghana is still at risk of contracting Ebola – Health Specialist
A public health specialist with the Ghana health Service, Dr Emmanuel Dzotsi has reiterated the alarm that Ghana is still very much at risk of contracting Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) if proactive steps spoken about are not effectively implemented, “because Ghana is still surrounded by countries battling with containing the deadly disease”.(10/20/2014 7:25:43 AM)
Ghana bond prices jump on hopes country nearing IMF deal
LONDON (Reuters) - Ghana's benchmark bond prices jumped on Friday on mounting hopes that the West African country was close to finalising a financial aid deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Ghana's deputy finance minister Cassiel Ato Forson told Reuters on Thursday after talks with the IMF in Washington that a deal was close and that a decisive meeting would take place in the first ...(10/17/2014 9:54:53 AM)
Ghana trims 2014 GDP growth forecast to 6.9 pct -stats service
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 6.9 percent on Wednesday after data showed a marked slowdown in second-quarter growth year-on-year, the country's statistical service said on Wednesday. Ghana's unadjusted gross domestic product (GDP) growth decelerated to 5.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, sharply down from a revised 10.8 percent in the ...(10/15/2014 8:51:30 AM)
Ghana has Gone Mad Again
The once bright and ever glowing star in Africa has become nothing but a fog emanating body, which is impeding visibility on our beloved continent. Current events reveal nothing but a nation sinking with all her heavy and dreadful weight.(10/21/2014 9:21:30 PM)
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