Ghana’s weather agency said cocoa farmers in the world’s second-biggest producer of the beans will benefit from more moderate seasonal desert winds
Ghana is seeking a syndicated loan to reduce budget deficit, while tapping the offshore bond market this year is crucial for Nigeria
President Mahama is trying to get the economy back on track before the presidential election in November
Gold and cocoa producers will this year no longer be forced to surrender export proceeds to the central bank
Two years after big praise, some of Africa’s former brightest economic stars are seeking bailouts. What went wrong?
With easy money all around, insufficient attention was paid to the quality of economic policy-making
Once Africa’s economic shining star, Ghana now in the IMF's clutches— and for some, sales are down 90%
Growth in the country, an oil supplier since 2010, is languishing near the slowest pace in 20 years—the result of giddy government spending.
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At least 17 countries have set presidential polls this year, most are likely to proceed fairly smoothly. You can (partly) thank Buhari for that
Angry weather: South Africa burns, as desert winds threatens world’s largest cocoa farms in West Africa
400,000 children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition in 2016, with worst drought in Ethiopia for 50 years happening right now.
Among other things, plans to develop 4,000 kilometres of rail lines covering the entire country to enable commute between towns.
Ghana has a fighting chance under IMF programme, even as black gold and actual gold breaks everyone's heart
Reserves need to be grown beyond the current 2.5 months import cover to over 3 months cover; investments into energy will boost manufacturing.
With US Fed meeting this Thursday for a much-watched meeting, the continent will be holding its breath--the outcome portends much for its economy.
The Sankofa project will supply enough fuel to generate up to 1,000MW of power, reducing reliance on about 12m barrels of imported oil every year.
“We acknowledge the progress [Ghana's economy has made] but believe that it’s too early to declare victory”, says an economist.
Other commodities too, from nickel to wheat, soy beans to copper, have been on the steady decline over the past 12 months.
Tanzania leads Africa in worrying about ISIS – 51% of respondents say they are very concerned about the group, the highest response for that issue.
Despite recent challenges, here is much to be optimistic about in Ghana, if government can get on top of the slide.
Drilling oil requires large amounts of water, but Takoradi city suffers from perennial shortages. Four desalination plants are set to fill the gap.
South African investment firm offers financing to do business in Ghana in power, healthcare, food and manufacturing sectors.
Ghana is the only West African country to have held four presidential debates back to back.