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News Ghana » Western: 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 » Western: Gomoa West NPP holds peaceful congress and elections

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/gomoa-west-npp-holds-peaceful-congress-and-elections-129142
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

Ms. Owusu made the call when she led a team to observe and supervise the Gomoa West branch of the NPP annual delegate ... In an interview with Ghana News Agency Mr. George Alex Sarfo Organizer elect, a former chairman of the branch party commended ...

News Ghana » Western: 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

Producers are not anticipating that the government will go through with the plan, said Johnson Mensah, head of a farmers cooperative in Enchi, a town near the western border with Ivory Coast. Cocoa is too important for Ghana for the government to make a ...

News Ghana » Western: Ghana, Burkina reach consensus on rail project

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Ghana-Burkina-reach-consensus-on-rail-project-629061
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The governments of Ghana and Burkina Faso have signed major agreements on ... of the revised Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Treaty, which encourages member states to evolve common transport and communications policies, laws and ...

News Ghana » Western: 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

Yet the trigger for the 2012-2015 crisis was an accident. An anchor severed the West African Gas Pipeline, which carries Nigerian natural gas to Ghana, shutting down the privately owned Sunon Asogli plant in Greater Accra and wiping 200MW off the grid.

News Ghana » Western: MTN Aims To Raise $960M With Ghana And Nigeria Stock Exchange Listing

News channel or source: https://afkinsider.com/142064/mtn-aims-to-raise-1bn-with-ghana-and-nigeria-stock-exchange-listing/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Meanwhile in another West African market, MTN has also agreed to sell shares in Ghana as one of the conditions of a deal to gain spectrum rights. MTN will make 35 percent of its shares available to investors on the Ghana Stock Exhange by the end of the ...

News Ghana » Western: For Ghana's sole racer, it's not about taking part

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2018-skel-m-ghana/for-ghanas-sole-racer-its-not-about-taking-part-idUSKBN1FW093
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

He is the first West African to compete in skeleton ... Having grown up in the Netherlands after his family moved from Ghana, Frimpong won a scholarship to Utah Valley University in the United States. The sprinter was unable to make the Dutch 2012 Olympic ...

News Ghana » Western: Skeleton competitor from Ghana makes Olympic history

News channel or source: http://wric.com/2018/02/21/skeleton-competitor-from-ghana-makes-olympic-history/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

an athlete from West Africa competed in the skeleton event at the Winter Olympics. Akwasi Frimpong is representing Ghana in the Pyeongchang Games, the country where he was born. And while he currently lives in Utah, he says it was a great honor ...

News Ghana » Western: Tullow Oil names new head of Ghana operations

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tullow-oil-names-head-ghana-135029831.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Tullow is lead operator of two oil fields in Ghana including the West African nation's flagship offshore Jubilee reserves which began commercial production in late 2010. Awotwi, 57, is the founder of South African-based gold explorer African Precious ...

News Ghana » Western: Information Session: Star Service & Study Ghana

News channel or source: http://www.umass.edu/events/information-session-star-0
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Find out about how you can learn and intern in Ghana, West Africa next summer (June/July). All undergraduate and graduate majors are encouraged to join. The application deadline is approaching in March. Star Service & Study Abroad (SSSA) was founded by ...