At one end of Rainbow Street, in the heart of Amman’s cafe-filled historic district, sits Think Arabia, one of the hundreds of tech startups that have sprung from the Jordanian desert like so many wildflowers after a rain.
President Barack Obama said Ghana serves as “a model for Africa” on issues ranging from democracy to foreign investment and food security and that business cooperation with Ghana is creating thousands of U.S. jobs.
Ghana’s ruling party overwhelmingly chose President John Evans Atta Mills as its candidate for the 2012 election, rejecting a bid by Nana Kunadu Agyeman Rawlings, the wife of the party’s founder, Jerry John Rawlings.
Atlanta area political and business leaders have a solution to traffic that’s ranked among the worst in the U.S.: Ask voters to approve a sales tax increase to raise $8.5 billion over a decade for roads and public transportation.
Ghana, Africa’s newest oil exporter, faces budget pressure from spending prompted by elections and crude sales and may run a deficit of as much as 7 percent of gross domestic product this year, Standard & Poor’s said.
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. said it is open to resolving its patent-licensing dispute with Microsoft Corp. in a “mutually beneficial manner” after Microsoft filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission.