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Ghana Targets $3.3 Billion Export Revenue In 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has rolled out a geographical mapping of companies to create a data base for a national product traceability system, as the country hopes to rake in about $3.3 billion from its exports this year.

The Reason Why Africa Is Turning to China

AFRICANGLOBE - On my trip to Ghana in 2011, I observed Chinese foremen at the construction sites of the now completed George W. Bush Highway. The massive Ministry of Defense building in Ghana's capital, Accra, was constructed with a $50-million Chinese grant.

Africans Stand Against European Soccer Racism

AFRICANGLOBE - AC Milan staged a walk off during a friendly fixture after it's Ghanaian players and other Black members of the squad became the victims of European Soccer racism. The game at Pro Patria was halted after 26 minutes when Ghanaian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng kicked the ball at the stand behind him, removed his shirt and left the field with his team-mates after racist chant by European fans.

John Dramani Mahama Wins Ghana’s Presidential Election

AFRICANGLOBE - Ghana's interim President John Dramani Mahama has been declared winner of the weekend presidential elections after garnering 50.7 percent of the vote. The...

Ghana: No Clear Winner Yet in Presidential Election

AFRICANGLOBE - There is no certain winner yet in Ghana's presidential election even though incumbent President John Dramani Mahama is thought to be in...

Chinese in Ghana Unaware of Their Bad Reputation

Chinese migrants in Ghana are growing and so is their notoriety, says a study by a nominee of the African Thesis Awards 2012. Yet...

South Africa’s PetroSA Acquires Oil & Gas Assets In Ghana

South Africa’s national oil company, PetroSA has completed the acquisition of oil and gas assets in Ghana, for an undisclosed fee according to a...

Police in Ghana Detain Illegal Chinese Miners Killing One in the...

AFRICANGLOBE - The contentious issue of illegal Chinese miners exploded in the last few days as Ghanaian police detained more than 100 small-scale miners in a raid that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old Chinese boy, leading to outrage and protests in China.

Eni Makes First Important Oil Discovery In Ghana

Africa’s biggest foreign oil and gas producer Eni S.p.A, and international oil marketer Vitol, have made their first important oil discovery in Ghana, at the...

Global Competitiveness Report: Ghana, Kenya, Cameroun, Rank Better Than Nigeria

The World Economic Forum has released its 2012-2013 Global Competitiveness Report (GCP) ranking Nigeria, out of 144 countries assessed, as 115th, behind Ghana, Kenya and Cameroun. Ghana...

Chinese Company Begins Ghana’s Gas Processing Project

Ghana is to begin its National Gas Processing Project in the Western Region this month, with an initial production estimate of 150 million metric...

Ernst & Young: Nigeria and Ghana Among Top Three Fastest Growing...

Nigeria and Ghana are among the three fastest growing markets in the world, a report released by Ernst and Young confirmed. According to Ernst and...

Tribute To HE J.E.A. Mills, President of the Republic of Ghana

"It is with a heavy heart... that we announce the sudden and untimely death of the president of the Republic of Ghana," a statement...

Ghana’s President Dies Suddenly Hours After Being Taken Ill

Ghana's President John Atta Mills died suddenly on Tuesday at the age of 68 just hours after being taken ill, the west African nation's presidency announced. "It...

Ghana’s Oil Revenues Starting to Flow

Annual figures for Ghana's nascent hydrocarbons sector - which has spurred a wave of capital spending in the country in recent years - have...

Ghana: $600 Million Modern City Projects Take off

Renaissance Group, a leading emerging markets investment firm and developer of Africa's most exciting urban living solutions, in partnership with two traditional authorities in...