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Is the US after Ghana’s oil at all cost?

Ghana is on the path of becoming an oil producing country, and there is no doubt about that. Some oil industry watchers predict that in the next five years, Ghana will be a small oil producer though, but a significant player in the industry. But it appears a section of …

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Is Ghana becoming the ICT hub of West Africa?

There are indications that Ghana is becoming the centre of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in West Africa. The country’s stable democracy and free, although mostly unprofessional press obviously make it a suitable place to invest. Ghana has one of the respected ICT university in the sub-region, the Ghana Telecom University, …

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Ghanabusinessnews.com under attack!

In the last couple of months we have gathered enough information which indicates that ghanabusinessnews.com is coming under various forms of attack from some groups and individuals who see us as competition and a threat. But of all the attempts to destroy the website, the most vicious has emanated from …

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Will Ghanaians jubilate after Angola 2010 finals with Egypt?

Last Thursday January 28, 2010 when Ghana beat Nigeria to reach the finals of the African Nations Cup tournament in Angola, the streets of Ghana’s major cities and towns were filled by jubilant Ghanaians including children celebrating the feat. Will Ghanaians celebrate tonight after the game? When the whistle is …

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Global economic recovery – Does Japan’s handling of ‘Lost decade’ offer any clue?

Although there are semblances of global economic recovery and talks of green shoots gaining momentum, the recent IMF working paper – “Lost Decade” in transition: What Japan’s Crisis could Portend about recovery from great Recession- draws parallel from earlier Japanese   crisis and the subsequent Japanese recovery and suggests that if …

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World Bank President on an African opportunity

The Great Lakes region of Africa reveals the continent’s challenges.  I went there recently to seethe effects of the economic crisis, countries coming out of conflict, and integration.  In the Democratic Republic of Congo, I crossed paths with Secretary Clinton. Now we need to translate impressions into action. The financial …

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Are Ghanaian businesses shy of the Internet?

This is the Information Communication Technology (ICT) age. But it appears most Ghanaian businesses are ICT shy. The ICT age has come with it a boom in Internet technology which has revolutionized how business is done and brought dynamism, but Ghana, despite having a very attractive ICT policy is still …

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Due to some technical problems, ghanabusinessnews.com went down for over 24 hours. We sincerely apologise to our cherished visitors who have not been able to access the site during this period. We are working around the clock to stabilize the situation so you don’t have to go another day without …

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The risk of double deep recession is rising

T he global economy is starting to bottom out from the worst recession and financial crisis since the Great Depression. In the fourth quarter of 2008 and first quarter of 2009 the rate at which most advanced economies were contracting was similar to the gross domestic product free-fall in the early …

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