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Ghana Economy

New Development Effort Targets Ghana's Poorest Region

Barbara Borst | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Barbara Borst

As shea butter, used in foods and cosmetics, becomes more profitable, the hope is that it will continue to benefit women, who are a disproportionate number of the poor.

Ghana's Recent Economic Surge

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Nake M. Kamrany

Ghana has been the "warrior king" in Africa. Between 2000 and 2009, its average annual growth rate in terms of GDP per-capita was 17.6%, as compared to the rich countries' 3.05%.

Ghana's Lottery Predictors | Ken Maguire | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ACCRA, Ghana -- William Galley hasn't always been a lottery "forecaster." He used to lug concrete blocks around construction sites but he calls that w...