Ghana urged to remove 'ghost workers'

2014-12-17 15:01

Ghana must remove "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support , says the EU ambassador.

Ghana opposition demands probe into cocaine scandal

2014-11-27 17:39

Ghana's opposition has demanded an investigation into how a woman allegedly brought 13 kilos (28 pounds) of cocaine into an executive lounge at Accra airport before boarding a flight to London.

African leaders in Burkina to urge army to hand over power

2014-11-05 14:43

Three west African leaders have arrived in Burkina Faso to pressure the country’s army into keeping its promise of a speedy handover of power to civilian government after the fall of president Blaise Compaore.

Africa Ebola aid ramps up

2014-10-27 17:12

The international community is ramping up efforts to contain the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Sanlam expands Ghana presence with $240m deal

2014-10-02 19:50

Sanlam has acquired a stake in a unit of an insurance company in Ghana in its latest move to expand in fast-growing sub-Saharan markets.

IMF warns Ghana over fiscal deficit

2014-09-26 19:45

Ghana's fiscal deficit will end the year at 9.75% of gross domestic product, missing a government projection of 8.8%, the International Monetary Fund says.

Bus crash kills 21 in Ghana

2014-09-01 13:31

A road accident involving three buses has killed 21 people in Ghana, reports say, adding that it took rescuers several hours to remove the dead and the injured from the scene.

Ghana cholera outbreak at 'staggering' level

2014-08-15 20:48

A cholera outbreak in Ghana's capital has reached "staggering" levels, an official said Friday, blaming poor sanitation and overcrowded health facilities for the rapid spread of the disease.

Ghana seeks IMF bailout for ailing currency

2014-08-04 18:19

Ghana has requested a bailout from the International Monetary Fund to stem a huge slump in its currency.

Troubles in Ghana cocoa sector

2014-07-28 19:00

There has been a reversal of fortunes between Ivory Coast, the world's largest cocoa grower, and Ghana, the second-largest.

Poor turn-out for one-day strike in Ghana

2014-07-25 18:30

Trade union leaders in Ghana have failed to mobilise support for a planned nationwide protest against government's "mishandling of the economy".

Ghana refutes grounds for Brazil asylum requests

2014-07-11 18:25

Ghana's government has denied there was "religious conflict" in the country, after dozens of Ghanaian football fans sought asylum in Brazil during the Soccer World Cup.

Ghana annual inflation on the rise

2014-07-09 13:04

Ghana's annual consumer price inflation lifted to a four-year high of 15.0% in June from 14.8% in May, the West African nation's statistics office says.

Ghana testing US citizen for Ebola – ministry

2014-07-07 13:34

Authorities in Ghana are testing a US citizen for Ebola after he fell ill following a recent trip to Guinea and Sierra Leone, a senior government official says.

Ghana to raise installed electric capacity

2014-06-19 13:50

Ghana is confident it can raise installed electricity generation capacity to 5 000 MW by 2016 from 2 845 MW..

Greek tanker believed hijacked off Ghana

2014-06-06 12:20

A Greek tanker with 24 crew aboard is believed to have been hijacked off Ghana in the Gulf of Guinea, International Maritime Bureau says.

Acsa seals deal with Ghana airports

2014-04-29 14:29

Airports Company SA has signed a landmark deal with Ghana Airports Company Limited to provide consultancy services on all airport-related matters in Ghana.

Dimension Data increases W African footprint

2014-04-11 16:11

The global ICT solutions and services provider Dimension Data has increased its presence in West Africa by opening an office in Ghana.

Fatal virus in Ghana tests negative for Ebola

2014-04-07 17:02

Blood tests have shown that a 12-year-old girl in Ghana who died of viral fever with bleeding did not have Ebola.

Ghana opposition leader to stand in 2016

2014-03-20 18:08

Ghana's opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo, who narrowly lost the country's last two presidential polls, will again seek his party's nomination for the 2016 general election.

Ghana expels 4 700 illegal miners

2014-01-23 20:38

Ghana deported 4 700 illegal miners last year, most of them Chinese nationals, deputy information minister Ibrahim Murtala Muhammed says.

Building smart in Ghana

2014-01-14 12:04

Technology is helping with the housing shortage in Ghana, a rapidly urbanising nation with a housing deficit estimated at 1.5 million homes. Building smart in Ghana


Ghana must cut 'ghost workers' to get aid - EU

2014-12-17 07:34

Ghana must remove 'ghost workers' from its public sector payroll before the European Union resumes budget support suspended a year ago, the EU ambassador to the country says.

Ghana inks $6bn deal with oil giant Eni

2014-11-24 20:45

Ghana has accepted a bid from Italian oil major Eni to develop its offshore oil and gas resources, part of an effort to boost the country's energy sector.

DStv lowers monthly subscription fees in Ghana

2014-11-04 18:10

MultiChoice is lowering the monthly DStv subscription fees, but only in Ghana, due to that country's improving currency.

Ex-minister makes third run for Ghana presidency

2014-10-19 10:56

Ghana's main opposition party has nominated former foreign minister Nana Akufo-Addo as its candidate for president in 2016, giving him his third shot at the west African country's top job.

UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

2014-09-30 10:42

The UN mission to combat Ebola has opened its headquarters in Ghana, where it will co-ordinate international aid to assist West Africa to combat the accelerating crisis.

Ghana awaits delayed gas plant to boost economy

2014-09-10 11:00

Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama hopes a long-delayed natural gas plant could transform the nation's economy.

Ghana to become Ebola nerve centre

2014-08-30 10:03

The UN will use Ghana as a base for supplies bound for countries stricken by the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1 550 people in West Africa.

IMF ready to help Ghana face challenges

2014-08-10 16:30

The IMF will help Ghana address its current economic challenges, following a formal request by the West African country to open talks for a support programme.

Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

2014-07-29 15:29

President Barack Obama has spoken out against gender oppression in Africa that he says is "crippling" parts of the continent.

Mobile app helps African farmers turn a profit

2014-07-28 09:58

A mobile app is helping farmers in Ghana increase crop yields and connect with industry players through an online communications medium that is easily accessible and cost-effective.

Ghana leader names new defence minister

2014-07-16 13:12

Ghana’s president has appointed a new defence minister in a cabinet reshuffle which also saw the dismissal of the interior and agriculture ministers.

Ebola deaths surge in Sierra Leone, Liberia

2014-07-11 12:10

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and to a lesser extent in Guinea, with a combined 44 cases and 21 deaths between 6-8 July, WHO says.

Ghana testing US citizen for Ebola

2014-07-07 18:53

Authorities in Ghana are testing a US citizen for Ebola after he fell ill following a recent trip to Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Ghana to hike cocoa price to curb smuggling

2014-06-11 13:04

Ghana plans to raise its fixed cocoa price next season to a level which ensures smuggling into neighbouring grower Ivory Coast is not attractive.

Ghana announce his final 23

2014-06-03 14:52

Ghana's 23-player Soccer World Cup squad for the tournament in Brazil has been announced by coach Kwesi Appiah.

Ghana bans export of scrap ferrous metal

2014-04-15 16:25

Ghana has banned the export of ferrous scrap metal immediately in a bid to make more raw material available to sustain the domestic steel industry.

Ghana hits economic growth roadblock

2014-04-11 09:32

After a decade of pumping oil and achieving coveted middle-income status that made it the envy of other African nations, Ghana has hit a roadblock.

Bank of Ghana holds rate unchanged

2014-04-02 14:28

Ghana's central bank held its main policy rate unchanged, following a hike in February that was designed to halt a slide in the country's currency.

Building smart in Ghana

2014-01-17 06:30

Technology is helping with the housing shortage in rapidly urbanising Ghana.

China to work with Ghana on illegal mining

2014-01-09 07:30

China’s foreign minister says Beijing is tackling illegal gold mining in Ghana, after hundreds of compatriots were arrested and sent home for extracting the mineral without permission.

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