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  • Ghana's fantasy coffins: Taking the final journey in style
  • Ghana will make it - Akufo-Addo
  • Ghana go out of U-17 Fifa Women's World Cup on penalties
  • 'Mash', Shekhinah honoured in Ghana
  • Ghana grabs Gold, 2 Silver & Bronze at maiden Worldskills Africa ...

    Finance


  • Ghana Finance - Banking bust
  • Finance Black Friday shopping catches on in Ghana
  • Your money is safe with these banks as Bank of Ghana rolls out its ...
  • GHANA DETERMINED TO MAINTAIN ECONOMIC DISCIPLINE ...
  • Finance World Bank gives Ghana $35M to help solve land crisis

    Celebrities


  • 5 best-dressed Ghanaian celebrities at the 2018 AFRIMA Awards
  • 8 Top Ghanaian Celebrities people think are using their 'football' age
  • American rapper Lil Jon builds second school in Ghana
  • 6 Ghanaian celebrities who have dated and broken up with Sister ...
  • 9 Ghanaian celebrities suspected of reducing their age

    Culture


  • How will National Cathedral 'survive' with Ghana's poor ...
  • Technology overriding Ghanaian cultures – UW Minister
  • Ghana's Ashanti king reunites with Akan descendants shipped to ...
  • Ghana grabs eight awards at 2018 AFRIMA
  • Dutch Export Academy trains 30 Ghanaian entrepreneurs

    Criminal


  • International Criminal Justice Seminar Underway In Tanzania
  • CHRI holds validation workshop on “Turn-around Time in Criminal ...
  • Ghana Navy saves nation over one billion cedis
  • Fronting in oil industry now a criminal offence – Amin Adam
  • The Move Towards The Retrieval Of Woyome's Loot Is Quite ...

    Religion


  • Mainline churches not spared of problems of succession – Rev Ansah
  • Young people more religious in Ghana - Global Analysis Report
  • Colossal cathedral plans divide Ghana and stir religious angst
  • NMC launches Guidelines for Religious Broadcasting in Ghana
  • Suit against National Cathedral misunderstanding of Ghanaian ...

    Politics


  • GHANA WILL MAKE IT — PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO EXPRESSES ...
  • Ghana: President, Ghanaians Mourn Kyeremanteng Agyarko
  • Ex-Ghanaian President wants graduating students to proffer solution ...
  • Campaigners dig in against Ghana bauxite mining plans and China ...
  • Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Inspects 1D1F Project in Birim ...
  • Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Inspects 1F1D Project in Birim ...
  • Deported rogue trader: 'The Home Office destroys lives'
  • Building contractors meet with ministers over late payments
  • Bawumia celebrates UN Medal Day with Peacekeepers in Lebanon
  • Ghana News Amidu, Domelevo others attend anti-corruption ...
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
  • Gonsalves on visits to UAE, Ghana, Nigeria and London
  • Africa's female election chiefs: Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Ghana
  • Nigeria, Ghana engine rooms for economic growth of sub-region ...
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • I'm determined to change Ghana's economic conditions – Akufo-Addo
  • 17th Ghana Club 100 Awards: MTN is #1 company in 2017
  • Public Sector Reforms to support private enterprise - Osafo-Maafo
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
  • Ghana Club 100 list: MTN Ghana is number one
  • 17th Ghana Club 100 Awards: MTN is #1 company in 2017
  • Ghana: Govt Assesses Viability of Agencies to Issue Bonds
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
  • Zoomlion introduces 'the bin solution' to mitigate Ghana's waste ...
  • Zoomlion introduces 'the bin solution' for Ghana's waste ...
  • Financial Inclusion: Lessons from Ghana
  • African countries lose $63b due to child marriage – World Bank
  • Stanbic Bank donates pick-up truck to support National Farmers Day
  • Stakeholders urged to support free SHS policy
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) members review regional trade ...
  • GEPA To Establish Shops For Export
  • Ghana and Vietnam explore ways to deepen trade ties
  • What's the World's Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for ...
  • Ghana's economy grows 6.8 percent in Q1 2018
  • Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1
  • Remittances to hit US$2.8 billion by 2020
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) members review regional trade ...
  • GEPA To Establish Shops For Export
  • Ghana Budget 2019 made simple - what the country will face in the ...
  • NERA Africa's review of the 2019 budget statement
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
  • The banks did not fail - Ken Thompson
  • Ghana Budget Ken Ofori-Atta to present mid-year budget review ...
  • Ghana's Budget IMANI's 2017 pre-budget litmus test for government
  • Ghana Budget 2019 made simple - what the country will face in the ...
  • NERA Africa's review of the 2019 budget statement
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
  • BoG reveals Ghana's debt has reached 170.8 billion cedis
  • Ghana's debt increases to 170.8 billion cedis – BoG
  • Ghana's Debt Stock: Every Ghanaian currently owes GHc5,798 ...
  • Ghana's debt rises to GH₵170bn; Over 208k private jobs created
  • Ghana's debt burden not getting better

    Ghana Leaders


    President


  • Ooni hosts former President Mahama of Ghana
  • Ex-Ghanaian President wants graduating students to proffer solution ...
  • Ghana will make it - Akufo-Addo

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Speaker Descends On Siren-Abusing MPs
  • Parliament considers one MP, one committee - Speaker of Parliament
  • Ghana: Parliament Approves US$1.5 Billion Getfund Loan

    Prime Minister


  • Deported rogue trader: 'The Home Office destroys lives'
  • Building contractors meet with ministers over late payments
  • Ghana News Amidu, Domelevo others attend anti-corruption ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Ghana News Amidu, Domelevo others attend anti-corruption ...
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
  • Girlfriend of Italian deputy PM Salvini says goodbye with bedside selfie

    Minister of Economy


  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • GHANA DETERMINED TO MAINTAIN ECONOMIC DISCIPLINE ...
  • Ghana: Ministry to Construct 200000 Housing Units

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Ghana: MOFA Reviews Performance
  • Ghana: 22 Companies Donate Towards National Farmers' Day
  • Stanbic Bank donates pick-up truck to support National Farmers Day

    Minister of Culture


  • Tourism Minister's dress causes stir on social media
  • Ghana grabs eight awards at 2018 AFRIMA
  • Technology overriding Ghanaian cultures – UW Minister

    Minister of Defense


  • Deputy Defence minister assaults artisan over broken windows
  • Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire
  • Corruption watch: Akufo-Addo leads in nepotism chart

    Minister of Education


  • Building contractors meet with ministers over delayed payments
  • DFID Ghana Country Director's speech at Education is GREAT event
  • Lecturers without Ph.Ds will soon not teach in Ghana's universities ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Power outages purely technical; problems resolved – Deputy ...
  • Will The Ministry of Energy's Tax Free Incentive Be A Spark For ...
  • To say that 'Dumsor' is back is a palpable falsehood- Dep. Minister ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Ghana News Amidu, Domelevo others attend anti-corruption ...
  • Ghana: Finance Minister Presents 2019 Budget Today
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Ghana ready to deepen co-operation with UN – Foreign Ministry ...
  • Diplomatic engagement of Ghana at all-time high – Ayorkor Botchwey
  • Why you should apply for Ghanaian Passport using online service

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Week ahead in Parliament
  • Akufo-Addo not globetrotting but doing wonders with his frequent ...
  • CIPS Ghana elects new executives

    Minister of Justice


  • Deported rogue trader: 'The Home Office destroys lives'
  • Petition for removal of Chief Justice sent to President
  • COCOBOD allegedly buys US$3.5m untested fertilizer with forged ...

    Minister of Health


  • Akufo-Addo commends Family Health University College for ...
  • Quality healthcare critical to national development – Nana Addo
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Gov't secures $100m to improve technical universities' infrastructure ...
  • Government secures $100m from China to upgrade infrastructure of ...
  • Ghana: As John Dramani Mahama Turns 60, a Toast to an Icon

    Minister of Sports


  • Ghana Committed to Maintaining Purity in Sports
  • Ghana Committed To Fight Against Doping In Sports - Sports Minister
  • Ghana is committed to fight against doping in football - Sports ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Anglican priest tasks FG on funding of national security
  • Sudan: Ongoing incommunicado detention of Mohamed Hasan Alim
  • To what extent has Melania Trump ousted the deputy national ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • ADB workers oppose ADB-NIB merger
  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 28
  • Could a Colossal Cathedral Divide Ghana?

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Ghana's Phyllis Osei is 2018's UN Female Police Officer
  • Police Ladies Association commends winner of UN Award
  • Canada, Ghana to Lead Consultations on FfD High-level Dialogue

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Insensitive NPP elders inspiring bad press against Office of Chief of ...
  • Bawumia celebrates UN Medal Day with Peacekeepers in Lebanon
  • Ignore propagandist, Damongo water project coming like 'kakai ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • The Move Towards The Retrieval Of Woyome's Loot Is Quite ...
  • UEW's reply to Prof Avoke – You cannot return as VC
  • Ghana: Catholic Archdiocese of Accra Honours Patrons

    Opposition


  • Campaigners dig in against Ghana bauxite mining plans
  • You'll stay in opposition for a long period – Akufo-Addo tells 'false ...
  • 'I'm alive because of Ghana' - Togo opposition leader discharged ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Ghana targets 7.6 pct GDP growth in 2019
  • About 30% of nation's GDP lost to corruption
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • Tax exemptions costing nation; Ghana loses more than $2bn yearly
  • BoG reveals Ghana's debt has reached 170.8 billion cedis
  • Ghana's debt increases to 170.8 billion cedis – BoG
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    Investment

  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
  • Ghana Club 100 list: MTN Ghana is number one
  • 17th Ghana Club 100 Awards: MTN is #1 company in 2017
  • Ghana: Govt Assesses Viability of Agencies to Issue Bonds
  • Strategy Here are Ghana's best 100 companies in 2017
  • Growth To Remain Robust In Ghana
  • DFID Ghana Deputy Country Director's speech at FSD Africa - SEC ...
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    Demographics

  • Zoomlion introduces 'the bin solution' to mitigate Ghana's waste ...
  • Zoomlion introduces 'the bin solution' for Ghana's waste ...
  • Financial Inclusion: Lessons from Ghana
  • African countries lose $63b due to child marriage – World Bank
  • Stanbic Bank donates pick-up truck to support National Farmers Day
  • Stakeholders urged to support free SHS policy
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    Export/Import

  • World Trade Organization (WTO) members review regional trade ...
  • GEPA To Establish Shops For Export
  • Ghana and Vietnam explore ways to deepen trade ties
  • What's the World's Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for ...
  • Ghana's economy grows 6.8 percent in Q1 2018
  • Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1
  • Remittances to hit US$2.8 billion by 2020
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) members review regional trade ...
  • GEPA To Establish Shops For Export
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    Public Spending

  • Ghana Budget 2019 made simple - what the country will face in the ...
  • NERA Africa's review of the 2019 budget statement
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
  • The banks did not fail - Ken Thompson
  • Ghana Budget Ken Ofori-Atta to present mid-year budget review ...
  • Ghana's Budget IMANI's 2017 pre-budget litmus test for government
  • Ghana Budget 2019 made simple - what the country will face in the ...
  • NERA Africa's review of the 2019 budget statement
  • Ghana's budget deficit hovering around GH¢13.3b
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    Public Debt

  • BoG reveals Ghana's debt has reached 170.8 billion cedis
  • Ghana's debt increases to 170.8 billion cedis – BoG
  • Ghana's Debt Stock: Every Ghanaian currently owes GHc5,798 ...
  • Ghana's debt rises to GH₵170bn; Over 208k private jobs created
  • Ghana's debt burden not getting better
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-10GHInflation Rate YoY APR0.1312.8% 0.1260
  • Ghana inflation rate for April inches up to 13%
  • Key interest rate expected to reach 7,25%
  • Food inflation to drive inflation
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