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Cocoa purchases in Ghana drop to a third

Cocoa purchases declared by private buyers to Ghana’s COCOBOD industry regulator in the first 12 weeks of the 2008/09 season were down by a third at just over 300,000 tonnes, industry sources said on Tuesday. The first 12 weeks of the 2007/08 season, which started slightly later in the year …

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Zain switches on network in Ghana

Kuwaiti mobile operator Zain launched a hi-tech 3.5G network in Ghana on Monday December 15, 2008 in the latest step in its plans to become one of the world’s top 10 operators by 2011, the head of its African operations said. Zain, which already operates in 22 countries across the …

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In Ghana they know how to count, but the rest of us don’t

Last week’s elections in Ghana have gone into the second round, after the main contenders failed to win more than 50 per cent of the vote. The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP’s) candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo won 49.1 per cent of the vote, against 47.92 per cent for his rival, John …

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Africa may benefit from carbon capture fund

The continent of Africa is likely to benefit from a fund that has been launched in Europe to invest in companies that capture and remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, a story on the website of Fin Alternatives has said. According to the story, Copenhagen, Denmark-based Danfonds is readying a …

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Bravo signs MOU with gold mine company in Ghana

A Colorado based company, Bravo Resource Partners has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with an unnamed mining company in Ghana, a press release from the company has said Thursday December 11, 2008. The release simply identified the mining company in Ghana as a significant property in Ghana with vast …

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Ghana Commercial Bank doubles profit

Ghana Commercial Bank Limited (GCB), the largest indigenous Bank in Ghana, with over 130 branches nationwide has doubled its profit for the period ended September 2008. The bank’s main revenue lines include interest income, fees and commissions from customer account servicing and letters of credit. Other operating incomes include gains …

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Ghana Elections: EC assures Ghanaians

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC), Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, has assured Ghanaians that the results of last Sunday’s elections will be made public soon after they have been received and authenticated at the commission’s headquarters in Accra. In a statement issued in Accra yesterday, Dr Afari-Gyan said it was …

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