Kwasi Kpodo

Ghana approves state oil company as partner in Exxon deepwater field

Nov 07 2018

ACCRA Ghana has approved state-owned company GOIL as minority local partner for Exxon Mobil's deepwater offshore oilfield, Energy Minister Peter Amewu said on Wednesday.

Prince Charles acknowledges UK role in horror of slave trade

Nov 05 2018

ACCRA Prince Charles acknowledged Britain's role in the slave trade on Monday calling it an appalling atrocity that had "left an indelible stain on the history of our world".

First lady Melania Trump coos over kids in Ghana on solo Africa trip

Oct 02 2018

ACCRA Melania Trump cuddled a baby, handed out teddy bears and beamed smiles on her first day in Africa on Tuesday, kicking off a four-country visit and receiving a warm welcome on a continent her husband once referred to derisively. | Video

UPDATE 2-Ivory Coast cocoa farmgate price up in new season, Ghana's flat

Oct 01 2018

* Countries moving towards harmonising prices (Combines Ivory Coast, Ghana, adds farmer reaction)

Shippers cut Ghana cocoa export freight by 9.4 pct - Body

Sep 28 2018

ACCRA, Sept 28 Shippers ferrying Ghana's cocoa exports to Europe will cut their freight charges by 9.4 percent for the October-September season to compensate the country for recent global bean price falls, the head of the Ghana shippers authority said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Bank of Ghana keeps policy rate unchanged at 17 pct

Sep 24 2018

ACCRA, Sept 24 Ghana's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 17 percent on Monday as expected, mindful of possible inflationary headwinds as the dollar strengthened, governor Ernest Addison said.

UPDATE 2-Ghana's Cocobod signs $1.3 bln syndicated loan for 2018/19 cocoa buying

Sep 20 2018

* World no.2 grower seeks additional $300 mln medium-term loan

Ghana bids farewell to former U.N. chief Kofi Annan

Sep 13 2018

ACCRA Ghana bid farewell to former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday in a state funeral attended by African leaders and international statesmen who hailed his record as an advocate for humanity and world peace. | Video

Wife of former U.N. chief Kofi Annan joins mourners around husband's casket

Sep 12 2018

ACCRA The wife of former United Nations chief Kofi Annan joined dignitaries on Wednesday to file past her husband's casket amid traditional funeral rites by local chiefs and clan leaders.

UPDATE 2-Ghana considering $50 bln century bond, president says

Sep 03 2018

ACCRA, Sept 3 Ghana may issue a 100-year $50 billion bond as part of a long-term industrialisation plan that aims to wean the West African country off aid, its president said during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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