Accra

Accra, the capital of Ghana, is a friendly city of about three million people. Its architecture ranges from traditional African buildings to large, elegant colonial houses and modern high-rise blocks. Since the early 1990s, a number of new buildings have gone up, including the distinctive boat-shape...

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Italian premier to visit Accra on West African tour

Renzi visit includes Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal. Italian premier Matteo Renzi began his three-day African visit in the Nigerian capital Abuja, where he met the nation's president Muhammadu Buhari,...
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Rockefeller Foundation funds Accra ICT park

World-class facility aimed at unemployed Ghanaian youth The Rockefeller Foundation has granted the Ghanaian government $3.8 million to construct a major data centre in Accra. The aim of the Inform...
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Accra hosts Singapore trade office

Singapore has opened a trade and investment centre in Accra to promote economic partnership between Singapore, Ghana and other countries in the west Africa sub-region. The International Enterprise...
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Accra hosts ECOWAS-China forum

ECOWAS-China Forum from 20-21 March, during which private sector representatives from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will meet to develop partnerships in a wide variety of sect...
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Accra hosts ECOWAS-China forum

Accra hosts the second edition of the ECOWAS-China Forum from 20-21 March, during which private sector representatives from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will meet to develop...
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Mining summit in Accra

The fourth West & Central Africa Mining Summit takes place in Accra from 25-27 September. Topics up for discussion include regional mining regulations and tax information, the outlook on foreign in...
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Ghana increases gold royalty charge

The government of Ghana has begun charging a five per cent royalty charge to mining companies operating in what is Africa's second-biggest producer of gold after South Africa. The recently introduced...
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Growing trade between Accra and Washington

Bilateral trade between the United States and Ghana grew by 48 per cent in 2010, reaching almost $1.3 billion. US investment in Ghana is currently valued at nearly $1 billion and is likely to increase...
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Ghana census figures released

The provisional results of the 2010 Population and Housing census by the Ghana Statistics Service (GSS) reveal that the country
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Ghana census results set for end of January

The provisional results of Ghana
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Ghana’s 2010 census gets going

Data collection in Ghana
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New cedi note for Ghana

The Bank of Ghana has released samples of the new two cedi note that goes into circulation in May. The new note bears a portrait of Ghana
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Ghana-Switzerland double taxation agreement

A double taxation agreement between Ghana and Switzerland came into effect on 1 January 2010. The agreement, signed in 2008 and ratified by the two countries
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Ghana's cocoa weddings

On 14 February 15 couples will make their wedding vows at a group ceremony at the international conference centre in Accra. The ceremony is part of a week-long festival from 7-14 February titled Ch...
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Petrol price hike in Ghana.

The government of new president John Atta Mills has increased the price of all petroleum products in Ghana by 30 per cent. Under the new tariff structure petrol costs GH
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Ghana to buy property for foreign missions.

The government is taking steps to buy property abroad to house its foreign diplomatic missions, minister of foreign affairs and regional integration Alhaji Mohammed Mumuni has said. The announcement c...
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Ghana and Nigeria to establish chamber of commerce.

The governments of Ghana and Nigeria have given their backing to the creation of a joint chamber of commerce to improve trade and investment between the two countries. The chamber will be established...
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Ghana cuts spending on luxury items.

Ghana has decided to slash government spending on cars, computers, carpets and other
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Ghana Commercial Bank extends services.

Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has extended its Saturday banking services to six branches in four regions as part of efforts to improve its services. Ghana