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News Ghana » Finance: Ghana risks 800,000 cocoa farmers’ ire with subsidies to end

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/finance/topstories/ghana-risks-800000-cocoa-farmers-e2-80-99-ire-with-subsidies-to-end/ar-BBJzdQJ
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

Deputy Finance Minister Charles Adu Boahen said in January. London futures contracts for March rose 0.5% to £1,518 ($2,121) per ton at 10:54 a.m., extending this year’s gains for most active contracts to 10%. Ghana has been paying farmers 7,600 cedis ...

News Ghana » Finance: Will Ghana lead Anglophone West Africa to a single currency?

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/will-ghana-lead-anglophone-west-africa-to-a-single-currency/a-42679886
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

What's behind the new push to introduce a West African single currency, the Eco? A statement by Ghana's finance minister indicates Accra may be making one last attempt to realise this elusive goal. Ghana hopes to replace its currency, the cedi, with the ...

News Ghana » Finance: Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/qa-reality-free-education-ghana-180219070207774.html
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

Jo Hallett works with Ghana School Aid and Let's Read Ghana to provide grants ... the majority of the staff are volunteers or student teachers. There's a lack of finance for schools in general, so although the children are there, the buildings are not ...

News Ghana » Finance: Ghana court jails ex-lawmaker for causing financial loss to the state

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/23/ghana-court-jails-ex-lawmaker-for-causing-financial-loss-to-the-state/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

A High Court in Ghana on Friday jailed a former Member of Parliament (MP) for his role in causing financial loss to the state. The Accra High Court sentenced Abuga Pele to six years in prison. The case brought against him was during his tenure as head of a ...

News Ghana » Finance: Employ applicants with financial and actuarial mathematics - Prof Wunderlich

News channel or source: https://mobile.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Employ-applicants-with-financial-and-actuarial-mathematics-Prof-Wunderlich-629111
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

A Guest Speaker, Dr Ezekiel Nortey, a Senior lecturer at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Ghana described the workshop ... Stochastic Optimal Control with applications to finance and an Introduction to Risk Theory.

News Ghana » Finance: Afenyo Markin advocates taxes to finance free SHS

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Afenyo-Markin-advocates-taxes-to-finance-free-SHS-628942
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Mr. Afenyo-Markin, who doubles as Board Chairman of the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) believes that the introduction of “Free SHS Tax” is the only practical means to sustain the policy in order to derive the benefits envisaged for the country.

News Ghana » Finance: Ghana Risks the Anger of 800,000 Cocoa Farmers

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-23/ghana-risks-800-000-cocoa-farmers-ire-with-subsidies-set-to-end
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Deputy Finance Minister Charles Adu Boahen said in January. London futures contracts for March rose 0.5 percent to 1,518 pounds ($2,121) per ton at 10:54 a.m., extending this year’s gains for most active contracts to 10 percent. Ghana has been paying ...

News Ghana » Finance: BRIEF-Aker Energy to seek partners to help finance Ghana development

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/brief-aker-energy-to-seek-partners-to-he/brief-aker-energy-to-seek-partners-to-help-finance-ghana-development-idUSL8N1Q91JD
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Feb 19 (Reuters) - Aker ASA: CEO Oeyvind Eriksen said: * AKER ENERGY PLANS TO INVITE FINANCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL PARTNERS TO PARTICIPATE IN GHANA PROJECT WHEN FIELD DEVELOPMENT PLAN HAS BEEN APPROVED Further company coverage: (Reporting by Terje Solsvik) Our ...

News Ghana » Finance: Ghana seeks solutions to power woes for economic growth

News channel or source: http://www.theafricareport.com/West-Africa/ghana-power-madness.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He attributes this to Ghana having launched thermal technology without investing sufficient care in acquiring the vital expertise, unlike with Akosombo. But he blames the power sector’s systemic problems largely on financial irresponsibility by producers ...

News Ghana » Finance: Ghana NCD Alliance launched to help reduce Non-Communicable Diseases

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/25/ghana-ncd-alliance-launched-to-help-reduce-non-communicable-diseases/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The Ghana NCD Alliance (GhNCDA) has been launched with a called ... avoiding unhealthy lifestyles and to engage in regular exercises to reduce diseases and the financial burden on the government. Mrs Apenteng urged the members of the GhNCDA to collaborate ...