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Ghana national oil company to take over state gas firm
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's state oil company can take over the much-smaller national gas firm under a deal approved by the government, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said on Wednesday during the annual budget. The deal will bring Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) finance to a Ghana Gas pipeline and processing facility that transports gas from the offshore Jubilee oilfield onshore for ...(11/20/2014 2:21:35 AM)
Wakaso stunner helps Ghana to Nations Cup finals
TAMALE (Reuters) - Ghana's Mubarak Wakaso scored with a fantastic long-range strike as they booked their place at the African Nations Cup finals with a 3-1 victory over Togo on Wednesday. Ghana top Group E with 11 points and will be joined at the finals by Guinea, whose 2-0 win over Uganda in neutral Morocco saw them finish runners-up in the section. Ghana winger Wakaso unleashed a stunning shot ...(11/20/2014 2:17:16 AM)
Ghana Sees Cocoa, Energy Bonds as State Companies May Sell Debt
Ghana is set to push state-owned corporations, including the cocoa regulator in the world’s second-biggest grower, to issue debt on their own balance sheets.(11/19/2014 7:47:27 AM)
Ghana Seen Cutting Budget Gap in 2015 as IMF Program Unfolds
People walk through a market in Accra, Ghana. The country is seeking about $800 million in loans from the IMF in a program that may begin in January, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said on Oct. 20.(11/18/2014 9:04:16 PM)
Ghana's budget targets sharply narrower deficit of 6.5 pct/GDP in 2015
Ghana aims to narrow its budget deficit to 6.5 percent of GDP in 2015, from a projected 9.6 percent this year, as it seeks a financial assistance deal with the IMF, Finance Minister Seth Terkper said in ...(11/19/2014 12:01:16 PM)
Ghana Targets Lower Budget Gap Next Year as Cedi Stabilizes
Ghana will narrow its budget gap next year after ratings companies downgraded the country this year because of soaring inflation and slowing growth.(11/19/2014 7:59:31 AM)
Ghana targets IMF deal this week, big budget deficit cut in 2015 -senior official
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana hopes to seal a provisional agreement with the IMF on financial assistance this week and aims to cut its budget deficit to 6.6 percent of GDP in 2015 from more than 9.6 percent in 2014, a senior official told Reuters ahead of Wednesday's budget. The official also said economic growth would slow to 5-6 percent next year, from an estimated 6.9 percent this year. ...(11/19/2014 4:47:57 AM)
Ghana beat Togo to qualify for Africa Cup
Accra, Nov 20 (IANS) Ghana defeated Togo 3-1 at the Tamale Sports Stadium to secure a place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Equatorial Guinea Jan 17-Feb 8.(11/20/2014 12:40:40 AM)
Ghana's success in fight against hunger holds lessons for others
It started with a simple move to change the tax code so that farmers could keep more of the value of their cocoa crop.(11/17/2014 10:03:36 AM)
Ghana beat Togo to qualify
Ghana made their way safely past the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a 3-1 win over Togo in their final Group E clash. All four teams in the group were still in with a shot heading into the last round of fixtures and Ghana were determined to earn three points and keep their fate...  [Read More...](11/19/2014 7:57:55 PM)
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