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IMF gives Ghana US$91.5 million


Photo/ReutersThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given a loan of US$91.55 million to Ghana after completing the fifth review of the West African country's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) programme.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 December 2011 17:08

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Nigeria 2012 proposal Budget a disaster - NLC

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Nigeria's 2012 budget has been fashioned to suit the interest of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and not the Nigerian people, the Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) has charged.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 December 2011 17:10

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Ghana’s inflation dips

Ghana's inflation rate has ranged between 9.08% and 8.56% over the past 12 months/Photo/ReutersGhana's inflation rate dipped slightly at 8.55 percent in November this year from 8.56 percent last October, the Ghana Statistical Service announced on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 19:34

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Ghana to become net exporter of electricity

Ghana is seeking private sector participation in the management and distribution of electricity/Photo/reutersGhana is improving its power generation, transmission and distribution capacities to become a net exporter of electricity in the West African sub-region by 2015.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 December 2011 15:45

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Ghana to introduce local content policy on oil and gas

Map of GhanaGhana is set to introduce a policy on local content that will enable local participation in the operations of the country's oil and gas companies.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 16:25

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West Africa's economies trumpet same tune

With democratically elected leaders in all three, West Africa's prospects are looking up/Image/All Rights ReservedFor the first time in a generation, the three elephants of West Africa are all pulling in the same direction.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 19:53

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