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Ghana protests over high cost of living
Thousands of workers across Ghana have taken to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living. The nationwide strike was organised by the country’s largest trade union congress. It says the government is mismanaging the economy as inflation is running at close to 15%. The protesters called for President John Dramani...  [Read More...](7/25/2014 7:29:12 AM)
Ghana protests over rising prices
Thousands of workers across Ghana take to the streets to protest about the rise in the cost of living and call for petrol subsidies to be restored.(7/24/2014 6:24:51 PM)
Ghana Swimming Team to Impress in Glasgow
The Ghana Swim Team makes its debut participation at the XX Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from the 23rd July to 4th August 2014. This historical feat is as result of the steady progress made by the selected swimmers over the past four (4) years and the wonderful support and cooperation that the Ghana Olympic Committee, the National Sports Authority and other ...(7/24/2014 2:14:07 AM)
Ghana rejects religious conflict claims by asylum seekers
By Brad Haynes SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ghana has rejected claims from nearly 200 of its fans at the World Cup who have requested asylum in Brazil denying that there is any religious conflict in their country, the Deputy Information Minister said on Friday. The supporters have sought asylum in a southern Brazilian city over the past week on the grounds that they are fleeing religious conflict and ...(7/12/2014 4:43:41 AM)
US Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is apologizing after a staff member sent what's being described as "an errant tweet" criticizing the president from the official Embassy Twitter account.(7/21/2014 10:36:03 AM)
Ghana June producer inflation at 33.1 pct yr/yr: statistics office
Ghana's annual producer price inflation (PPI) rose to a fresh four-year high of 33.1 percent year-on-year in June, driven mainly by utility price increases, the statistics office said on Wednesday. Government statistician Philomena Nyarko said utilities had recorded the highest change of 56.9 percent in June.(7/23/2014 8:55:52 AM)
Ghana cuts growth goal, forecasts wider fiscal deficit in extra budget
* Ghana presents supplementary budget on Wednesday * Raises 2014 budget deficit target to 8.8 percent/GDP (Adds quotes from FinMin speech, background) ACCRA, July 16 (Reuters) - Ghana cut its 2014 economic growth target and forecast a wider budget deficit and higher inflation due to falling revenues, the slide of the cedi currency and declining gold prices, the finance minister said on Wednesday ...(7/16/2014 10:17:25 AM)
Ghana, Japan sign agreement to train gov’t officials
Ghana and Japan last Tuesday signed a grant agreement geared towards the training of young government officials in Japanese universities.(7/25/2014 2:15:26 AM)
Ghana to issue 400 million-cedi 3-yr domestic bond on July 31
The Bank of Ghana will issue a 400 million-cedi ($117 million) three-year domestic bond on July 31 to support the government's budget, head of the treasury Yao Abalo said on Monday. Yields on Ghana's government debt have risen above the average in sub-Saharan Africa since January, reflecting the government's battle to bring down a stubbornly high budget deficit and widening debt, while the local ...(7/21/2014 9:15:18 AM)
Ghana will not draw second half of $3 bln China loan-govt
Ghana will not draw the remaining $1.5 billion tranche of a $3 billion loan agreed with China in 2011 due to disagreements over the terms of the deal, Ghana's finance minister said on Wednesday. The loan, split into two equal tranches and approved by Ghana's parliament in 2011, was intended to finance infrastructure projects including development of the oil and gas sector. Finance Minister Seth ...(7/16/2014 11:42:28 AM)
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