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Ebola puts Ghana's bush meat traders out of work
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Yaa Kyerewaa cuts a lonely figure beside a pile of animal parts: the jaws of a giant rodent, the hooves of wild pigs, snails. This bush meat was once considered a delicacy and fetched premium prices. But Ebola has frightened away customers and Kyerewaa hasn't sold anything in days.(10/29/2014 5:46:41 AM)
Deals Lost as 14-Hour Ghana Blackouts Threaten Economy’s Growth
A woman carries her child in Accra, Ghana. The West African nation’s economy is set to expand 4.5 percent in 2014, compared with 7.1 percent a year earlier, according to the International Monetary Fund.(10/29/2014 3:41:37 AM)
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 46.7 pct yr/yr: stats office
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's annual producer price inflation fell to 46.7 percent in September, down from 48.3 percent year-on-year in August, the national statistics office said on Wednesday. The figure is an indication of the economic challenges facing the West African country, whose gross domestic product has grown swiftly in recent years through its exports of gold, cocoa and oil. Slightly ...(10/29/2014 7:12:34 AM)
Ghana courts support to end gender discrimination
Ghana is dialoguing with the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to deal with hiccups in the efforts to eliminate all forms of gender discrimination.(10/28/2014 12:54:18 AM)
Ghana to pump 190,000 bpd at Jubilee, TEN fields by 2016
By Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) - Ghana's national oil firm expects to pump 190,000 barrels of crude per day by the end of 2016 and is set to tap markets again to raise more capital, the head of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) said on Thursday. The focus for 2015 will be on oil production at the main Jubilee field and extracting gas to reduce pressure on its reservoirs as well ...(10/24/2014 3:08:12 AM)
STAR-Ghana commends NGO for staying focused
Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu, Project Manager of Strengthening Transparency Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR)-Ghana, Tuesday commended Voice of People with Disabilities (Voice)-Ghana, for the resolutely staying within project objectives.(10/30/2014 11:19:19 PM)
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 is No. 1 ‘wee’ consumer in Africa – NACOB Officer
An officer of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has stated that Ghana is the highest consumer of marijuana in Africa. He said the country is ranked 3rd in the world. He added that Ghana's ranking was captured in a United Nations report a couple of years ago.(10/30/2014 10:39:20 AM)
Ghana At IMF: Economists Turned Celebrity Chefs
The world had never heard of top chefs from Ghana until this past week. And the new chefs decided to showcase their splendid talents on the world stage at no less conspicuous venue than at the International Monetary Fund Headquarters in Washington DC, a stone throw from the White House.(10/28/2014 8:11:37 PM)
Azumah put Ghana on world map before football - Rawlings
Former President Jerry John Rawlings has eulogised Ghana’s legendary boxer for hoisting Ghana’s flag high at a time when the country was in trying a moment.(10/30/2014 4:56:12 PM)
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