Ghana importers protest against planned cargo tariff hike
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.
Saving Ghana's endangered hippos
20 years ago local village chiefs in Ghana founded a conservation programme to protect pygmy hippos. The programme is a success and the number of hippos has increased from two to almost 40.
Databank: Gloomy outlook drag Ghana equities
Databank says gloomy economic outlook have continued to weigh on Ghanaian equities as the Ghana Stock Exchange declined by 26.5 pe rcent year-on-year in the third quarter of this year. Alex Boahen, Head of Research at Databank joins CNBC Africa to look at the country’s equities market.
Implications of Ultimatum for Nigerian Businesses in Ghana
In this segment of TVCBreakfast, our analyst dissects the implications of the ultimatum given to Nigerian businesses in Ghana over the closure of Nigerian land borders.
Ghana Central Bank governor sees room for looser policy
Ghana’s central bank has additional space to loosen policy thanks to the global move toward lower interest rates, as long as inflation slows, according to Governor Ernest Addison. He was interviewed by Bloomberg TV’s Manus Cranny st the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town.
Thousands flock to Ghanaian art event
The 9th annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival drew thousands of people together in an artistic celebration of the African continent and its history.
Ghana's famous 'fantasy coffin' maker
Paa Joe is one of the most famous and prolific fantasy coffin makers in Ghana. His extravagant creations are highly sought after, not just by mourners looking to pay their respects in a creative way, but by art collectors as well.
West Africa cocoa outlook
The CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (GCB) says Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have agreed to set up a stabilisation fund under its new pricing mechanism for cocoa beans to support farmers should producer prices drop on the international markets. Edward George, Independent Commodities Expert joins CNBC Africa for more.
Ghana set to invest in tourism to attract investors
Ghana has put in place a plan that would see the West African nation attract over 2.4m visitors and double tourism revenues to the tune of $4.697bn by 2022.
Ghana’s June inflation drops to 9.1%
Ghana’s June headline inflation came in at 9.1 per cent, compared to the 9.4 per cent recorded in May. John Gatsi, Head of Finance Department at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) joins CNBC Africa for more.