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Ghana’s Mahama Nominates Central Bank Governor as Vice President – Bloomberg

Amissah-Arthur, a former deputy finance minister who headed the central bank for almost three years, was proposed by new President John Dramani Mahama, the leader’s spokesman, John Jinapor, said by phone yesterday from Accra, the capital. Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s ruling NDC to name Mahama as election candidate – Reuters

ACCRA, July 26 (Reuters) – Ghana’s ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) party has agreed to name President John Dramani Mahama as its candidate in a presidential election due in December, a top party official told Reuters on Thursday. Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s StandChart first-half net profit up 46 percent – Reuters

ACCRA, July 30 (Reuters) – Standard Chartered bank’s net profit for the six months through June rose 46 percent to 57.320 million cedis ($ 29.4 million) compared with 39.199 million cedis for the same period in 2011, it said on Monday. Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s StandChart first-half net profit up 46 percent – Reuters

ACCRA, July 30 (Reuters) – Standard Chartered bank’s net profit for the six months through June rose 46 percent to 57.320 million cedis ($ 29.4 million) compared with 39.199 million cedis for the same period in 2011, it said on Monday. Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s ruling NDC to name Mahama as election candidate – Reuters UK

ACCRA (Reuters) – Ghana’s ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) party has agreed to name stand-in president John Dramani Mahama as its candidate in a presidential election scheduled for December, a top party official told Reuters on Thursday. Accra – Bing News

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Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo’s best photograph: Ghana’s computer dump – The Guardian

In January 2008, I went to Accra in Ghana to cover the African Cup of Nations. While I was there, I met a taxi driver who wanted to show me something going on in the city other than football. So he took me to Agbogbloshie fruit and vegetable … Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s First-Quarter Gold Production Rises 64% on High Prices – Bloomberg

Output in the period rose to 1.53 million ounces, Chief Executive Officer Ben Aryee said in an interview in Accra, the capital, yesterday. “High gold prices are motivating mining firms to up production,” he said. “New companies have also … Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s ruling NDC to name Mahama as election candidate – Reuters

ACCRA (Reuters) – Ghana’s ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) party has agreed to name stand-in president John Dramani Mahama as its candidate in a presidential election scheduled for December, a top party official told Reuters on Thursday. Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s Mahama Sworn In as President After Mills’ Death – Bloomberg

Mahama, 53, took the oath of office at the nation’s Parliament late yesterday, about six hours after Mills died at a military hospital in Accra, the capital. The late president, who was 68, had fallen ill around noon, Mahama said, giving no … Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s President Atta Mills died at age 68 – San Jose Mercury News

ACCRA, Ghana—John Atta Mills, who ran three times for president before being elected in the closest vote in the country’s history on a platform vowing to reform the West African country, died Tuesday, according to Information Minister Fritz Baffour. Accra – Bing News

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Mahama sworn in as Ghana’s new president – Reuters

ACCRA (Reuters) – John Dramani Mahama was sworn in as Ghana’s new president on Tuesday, hours after John Atta Mills, the country’s leader, unexpectedly died at a hospital in the capital, Accra. A Reuters journalist in parliament said Chief … Accra – Bing News

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London 2012: Ghana’s Olympic athletes come second to football and corruption – The Guardian

It ground to a halt only metres from the track. Inside the stadium, athletes try to remain composed as aircraft descend overhead to land at Accra’s international airport across the road. As a training venue it’s not ideal, but that’s the least … Accra – Bing News

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‘Secret’ meetings between Mills and Rawlings, more judgement debts dominate Ghana’s media – afriquejet.com

Accra, Ghana – “Secret” meetings between Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills and former President Jerry John Rawlings, and revelations of more judgement debts dominated the media this week. Meetings between President Mills and former President … Accra – Bing News

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Ghana’s weak currency costs country dear in election year – YAHOO!

ACCRA (Reuters) – To hike or not to hike? That is the question facing shop-owner Baldwin Goku as he weighs the prices of the Chinese electrical goods in his shop in Accra’s Okaishie market. His problem is that Ghana’s cedi currency has weakened during an … Accra – Bing News

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Daily traffic jam slows down Ghana’s capital Accra – What should be done about this?

Every morning and evening the streets of Ghana’s capital city Accra are filled with cars. Sometimes one would have to stay in this traffic for hours before getting to his or her destination. The situation is so bad that after a hard days work, people who travel by public transport have to stand in long […]

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