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Companies Battle for Positions in the Ghana Club 100 Rankings

Companies operating in Ghana will be battling it out at the 2011 edition of Ghana Club 100 (GC100) scheduled for 12th September this year. The...

Ghana’s 2011 Non-Traditional Exports Hit $2.4 Billion

Ghana's Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) raked in $2.423 billion in 2011 representing an increase of almost 50 percent. In 2010 the country recorded about $1.629 billion...

IMF Urges Ghana To Safeguard Macro-Economic Stability

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Ghana to remove subsidies on energy and fuel, a move that is likely to be met with...

Ghana to Set-Up Fund to Boost Infrastructure Development

Ghana plans to set up a minerals development fund to boost infrastructure development for local communities, amid complaints from civil society groups that many...

Ghana’s Oil Export Faces Ban

Tullow's Jubilee field operation of the Ghana coastGhana could soon freeze future exports of its crude oil entitlements, which are held by the Ghana National...

Ghana Takes Delivery of Second C-295; Mi-17 Helicopters on Their Way

The Ghana Air Force has received its second and final Airbus Military C-295 transport aircraft. The first C-295 was delivered in November last year...

Ghana: The Way Forward – A Pan-Africanist Appeal

Ghana and Africa need millions of Kwame Nkrumah today to take us through the next stage of our economic independence. But the only way to produce millions of Nkrumah is when the youth study and understand what he has written.

‘Why South Korea Succeeded Where Uganda Failed’ – a Must Read...

A common argument to explain (the better term would be to "caricature") post independence failures in Africa is always in comparison to East Asia....

South Africa and Ghana Forging Closer Economic Ties

South Africa's Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Wednesday led a South African delegation to Ghana for a visit that will elevate the level of...

Shell Sets Sights On Ghana’s Oil Reserves

AFRICANGLOBE - Ever since Ghana discovered commercial quantities of oil in June 2007 and began commercial production December 15, 2010, many oil companies have expressed interest in the country's reserves of 'black gold'.

Ghana’s First Gas Processing Plant To Be Ready By Dec 2012

AFRICANGLOBE - Construction work is expected to commence early next year on Ghana's first gas infrastructure project which includes a gas processing plant. This will represent a major boost to government's plan of accelerated infrastructure development in 2012.

Chinese Credit to Finance Ghana's Infrastucture Upgrade

Ghana's Opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) members of parliament were up in arms when the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) used its slim parliamentary majority to push through approval of a US$3 billion credit line from the China Development Bank

Meet Africa's Father of Technology

Innovator, disruptor, and West African software pioneer, Herman Chinery-Hesse wants to make Ghana the "Singapore of Africa". Given he's already created one of Ghana's most successful software companies and is spawning innovations that solve barriers to trade between Africa and the rest of the world, he has a good chance.

Ghana and South Africa to Bolster Economic Ties

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is to host the President of Ghana John Atta Mills, who will undertake a two day State Visit to South Africa from Tuesday.

Ghana Now Has the World's Fastest Growing Economy

Ghana's economic growth has been projected to be the fastest-growing in the world for the first half of 2011, by EconomyWatch.com. Ghana's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which at the time was estimated to have grown 20.146 percent, was far ahead of the 14.337 percent recorded by Qatar as the next fastest-growing country.

Do Not Depend On Aid, Expert Urges African States

A senior economist at the Ghana Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Mr John Kwakye, has urged African countries to adopt means of weaning themselves off the current aid addiction. In his lecture delivered at the IEA, Kwakye said that Africa should adopt alternative means of mobilising development resources instead of depending on aid that has rather caused stagnation of her development.