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Jobless and poor, Ghana's youth turn to selling blood
Accra (AFP) - To Ghana's legions of jobless young men, Eric Bimpong has a money-making proposition: sell your blood.(9/21/2014 1:01:17 AM)
Ghana’s Mahama Says IMF Loan Useful to Bolster Economy
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama pauses during a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Close Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama pauses during a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.(9/22/2014 5:00:48 AM)
Ghana starts talks with IMF with public sector reform on agenda
By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana opened talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday, hoping to secure financial assistance to restore its fiscal balance but knowing the road to success runs through painful public sector reform. The government is in a stronger position than when it announced the talks in August because it launched a $1 billion Eurobond ...(9/17/2014 2:56:32 AM)
Dramatic win fails to save Ghana coach Appiah
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana parted company with coach Kwesi Appiah on Friday 48 hours after a dramatic away win at neighbours Togo resurrected their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign. “The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah have agreed to mutually part ways,” said a statement confirming reports circulating for several days. “The two parties met on Friday ...(9/13/2014 4:04:08 AM)
Jobless and Poor, Ghana's Young Men Turn to Selling Blood
To Ghana's legions of jobless young men, Eric Bimpong has a money-making proposition: sell your blood.(9/21/2014 2:10:25 AM)
Ghana awaits long-delayed gas plant to boost economy
Can a long-delayed natural gas plant transform a nation's economy? Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama certainly hopes so, labelling a new facility even more important than the discovery of oil. The plant in Atuabo, outside a village on Ghana's remote west coast, is finally due to open in December, producing a projected 500 megawatts of electricity. It will help save the treasury about $500 ...(9/10/2014 3:22:25 AM)
Ghana sack coach Appiah, eye Rajevac for a return
Ghana's football association announced on Friday the firing of national team coach Kwesi Appiah, ending months of speculation about the fate of the controversial coach. The announcement came on the heels of Ghana's disastrous performance at this year's football World Cup in Brazil in which they failed to advance beyond the group stage. The players' high-profile dispute with the Ghana Football ...(9/12/2014 11:36:34 AM)
Ghana Red Cross to promote maternal health
The Swiss Red Cross Society in collaboration with Ghana Red Cross Society have launched Maternal Newborn and Child Health Programme in the Upper East Region.(9/22/2014 8:45:10 PM)
Ghana inflation to ease to roughly 9.5 pct in 2015: central bank
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana expects inflation to ease to 9.5 percent, plus or minus two percentage points, by the second half of 2015 from a four-year high of 15.9 percent recorded in August, central bank governor Henry Kofi Wampah told Reuters on Friday. Inflation would fall as the Bank of Ghana maintains its tight monetary policy stance, aided by government stabilisation efforts and a boost in ...(9/19/2014 11:48:15 AM)
Soccer-Dramatic win fails to save Ghana coach Appiah
* Coach leaves despite dramatic away victory * Serbian Rajevac waiting in the wings (adds details) ACCRA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Ghana parted company with coach Kwesi Appiah on Friday 48 hours after a dramatic away win at neighbours Togo resurrected their African Nations Cup qualifying campaign. "The Ghana Football Association (GFA) and Black Stars coach James Kwesi Appiah have agreed to mutually ...(9/12/2014 12:14:44 PM)
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