Ghana’s cedi, West Africa’s worst performer against the dollar this year, may halt its decline in the second half of the year as the country gets more foreign currency to shore it up, central bank Governor Kofi Wampah said.
People who grew up in Britain in the 1960s will remember a television program that built a cult following: “The Prisoner.” It was about an oddly luxurious detention camp -- a kind of Guantanamo Bay by Four Seasons, spa services and brainwashing included. Even if you wanted to, trying to escape was pointless. A big balloon would chase you and bring you back. The residents didn’t have names, just numbers. The show’s tagline was: “I am not a number. I am a free man.”
Incotec Group BV, a Dutch seed- technology company, will use a facility it opened in South Africa last month as a base from which to expand its business on the continent, Sales Director Derek Jones said.