A lack of investment and an absence of coordinated leadership to address critical financing needs in developing countries could threaten efforts to reduce poverty and tackle issues such as climate change, concluded a meeting of high-level government authorities, global CEOs and thought leaders at this year’s UNCTAD World Investment Forum in Geneva on 14 October.
THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) has jumped to the aid of Bank of Ghana after several media reports accused the Central Bank of manipulating Debt-to-GDP figures it submitted to the Bretton Woods institution.
By Mohammed Awal GHANA Home Loans (GHL), a mortgage finance institution has introduced a new product line, ‘Quick Cash’ aimed at providing Ghanaians the chance to access instant cash with little or no effort.
Ghana’s largest opposition party-the New Patriotic Party (NPP) is at a lost at which the Mahama-led government is borrowing at a rate of GH¢2billion every month.
GHANA’S Deputy Minister of Finance, Mona Quartey has assured that the country’s economic bailout programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would come with some financial assistance.
DOING business in sub-Saharan Africa is a challenge, but those who are undeterred by a business environment that may not be as easy as it may be in other countries could reap high rewards, according to Dr Thomas Höppli, economic research analyst for the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa).
GHANA’S inflation rate has risen to 15,9 percent, reaching a four-year high. The rate rose up from 15,3 percent from July, the highest recorded since January 2010. Officials of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) attributed the increase to rising prices of housing, water, electricity and other fuels in the non-food component.