Kwasi Kpodo

Kwasi Kpodo

    Ghana urged to avoid rate hike

    Ghana's Central Bank is under pressure to help bring down inflation, but faced growing calls on Wednesday to avoid further rate hikes.

    Ghana sees image boost from soccer feast

    While political protests blight Kenya, Ghana will polish its image as a tourism and investment destination when it hosts the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament, which started on Sunday. Staging Africa's most prestigious sporting event will cast a positive international spotlight on the small but stable West African state.