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The International Growth Centre (IGC) Africa Growth Forum Ends In Accra

The International Growth Centre (IGC) Africa Growth Forum Ends In Accra A meeting of about one hundred researchers across the globe and senior African policy makers to discuss some of the major economic policy issues and challenges to sustainable economic growth on the African continent ended in Accra, yesterday. Read more on Ghana

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Accra Listed Top African City With Highest Growth Potential

Accra Listed Top African City With Highest Growth Potential VENTURES AFRICA- Ghana's capital city, Accra has been ranked the top African city with the highest potential for inclusive growth on the MasterCard African Cities Growth Index (ACGI), a feat it has maintained from last year's index. Morocco's … Read more on Ventures Africa

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Benso Oil Palm Gains to Record on Growth Outlook: Accra Mover

Benso Oil Palm Gains to Record on Growth Outlook: Accra Mover The stock advanced 0.3 percent to 3.27 cedis by the close in the capital, Accra, the highest since at least November 2004 when Bloomberg began compiling the data. Palm oil for June delivery climbed for a second day, adding 0.6 percent to 2,396 ringgit […]

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UT Bank of Ghana Rises to Record on Client Growth: Accra Mover

UT Bank of Ghana Rises to Record on Client Growth: Accra Mover The stock rose 2.2 percent to 47 pesewas by the 3 p.m. close in the capital, Accra, the highest since at least March 2009, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. As many as 79,275 shares traded, equivalent to 69 percent of the three-month […]

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Accra is Africa's city with the highest growth prospect

Accra is Africa's city with the highest growth prospect Accra beat 18 Sub-Saharan cities to emerge as the urban area with the highest growth potential in a research carried out by global payments leader MasterCard. The report considered previous data from other surveys by the World Bank considered, among … Read more on GhanaWeb

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Accra the African city with highest growth potential: Survey

Accra the African city with highest growth potential: Survey Accra is the city with the highest growth potential in sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to Mastercard's African Cities Growth Index. The index, developed in the final quarter of 2012, projected the growth potential of 19 African cities between … Read more on Africa Review

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Accra, Others Rank As African Cities With Highest Economic Growth Potential

Accra, Others Rank As African Cities With Highest Economic Growth Potential Angelopulo said “Some of the key reasons for Accra emerging as a high growth city include: its gross domestic product per capita growth over the past three years, its projected population and household consumption growth, its strong regulatory … Read more on Ventures Africa

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Standard Chartered Ghana Hits 3-Week High on Growth: Accra Mover

Standard Chartered Ghana Hits 3-Week High on Growth: Accra Mover Standard Chartered Plc's Ghanaian unit, the second-biggest lender on the country's stock market, rose to the highest in three weeks as investors speculate plans to boost its branch network will increase profit in 2013. The stock gained for a third day, … Read more on […]

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Ghana's Mahama vows high growth, low inflation if elected

Ghana's Mahama vows high growth, low inflation if elected ACCRA (Reuters) – Ghana President John Dramani Mahama said he would aim to oversee annual economic growth of at least 8 percent while keeping consumer prices in check in the West African State, if he wins elections in December. Mahama became … Read more on Reuters

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Ghana's Economic Growth Hits 7.1 %

Ghana's Economic Growth Hits 7.1 % Dr. Philomena Nyarko, acting Government Statistician, said at a media briefing in Accra that the services sector, which remains the largest, recorded the highest growth of 8.8 percent and contributed about 49.3 percent to GDP. Industry, the second … Read more on Daily Guide

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Ghana's economy chalks 14.4 percent growth in 2011-ISSER

Ghana's economy chalks 14.4 percent growth in 2011-ISSER Asante who launched "the State of the Ghanaian economy for the year 2011", authored by the research body in Accra, said "macro-economic indicators are good, but the challenge is how to transfer these gains into the people's pockets." According to him … Read more on Ghana News […]

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Sierra Leone's Single-Stock Bourse to Add Listings Amid Growth (Accra, Ghana)

Sierra Leone's Single-Stock Bourse to Add Listings Amid Growth (Accra, Ghana) ACCRA, Ghana — Sierra Leone's stock exchange, where shares in a single company are bought and sold during four trading hours each week, is planning to add two listings as investors seek to buy into Africa's fastest-growing economy. This year, an … Read more […]

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Private Sector Operations Team Supports Green Growth During Agribusiness

Private Sector Operations Team Supports Green Growth During Agribusiness … Representatives from the Industries and Services division of AfDB's Private Sector Operations Department (OPSM.2) participated in the Rubber Plant & Palm Oil Africa conference from September 4-7 in Accra, Ghana. The OPSM.2 team contributed to the … Read more on AllAfrica.com

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CAL Bank Ghana Rose to 17-Month High on Growth Plan: Accra Mover

CAL Bank Ghana Rose to 17-Month High on Growth Plan: Accra Mover The stock rose 3.1 percent to close at 33 pesewas in the capital, Accra, the highest since March 2011. “The news that hit the market on profitability prospects and expansion plans directed attention to the stock again,” Randy Mensah, a stock trader at […]

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IBM Plan Seeks To Map Growth and Optimize Revenue Collection In Accra, Ghana

IBM Plan Seeks To Map Growth and Optimize Revenue Collection In Accra, Ghana Earlier this year, Accra applied for, and won, a Smarter Cities Challenge grant from IBM, which sent some of its top employees to work and live in Accra for three weeks. At the end of their engagement, the team delivered a workable […]

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