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Ghana Named In The Top 10 Most Prosperous African Nations

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Ghanaians have a cause to rejoice as the country has been named in the top ten most prosperous African nations.

This was revealed by the Legatum Prosperity Index and the list had Ghana’s noisy neighbor, Nigeria, missing out.

The first on the list is Mauritius and it had countries like South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, and Namibia.

The Legatum Prosperity Index is a tool for transformation, offering a unique insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world.

Ghana is number 9 on the African list and on the world stage, it is the 100th country. See the list of the top 14 most prosperous African countries below;

  1. Mauritius
  2. Seychelles
  3. Cape Verde
  4. Botswana
  5. South Africa
  6. Namibia
  7. Morocco
  8. Tunisia
  9. Ghana
  10. Rwanda
  11. Algeria
  12. Senegal
  13. Kenya
  14. Gambia

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This comes after Ghana was once named the third most peaceful country in Africa. In the whole world, the country is the 43rd peaceful country and this is according to the 2020 Global Peace Index. This was revealed in a recent social media post by Africa Facts Zone on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter.

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Accra Is Second Most Expensive City In The World : Survey

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Ghana’s capital city, Accra, is the second most expensive city in the world in terms of the property price to income ratio, according to Numbeo.

Numbeo, a crowd-sourced global database of reported consumer prices, perceived crime rates, quality of health care, and other statistics, explained that the Price to Income Ratio is the basic measure for apartment purchase affordability.
It is generally calculated as the ratio of median apartment prices to median familial disposable income, expressed as years of income,” the site stated.

This comes amidst agitations about the city’s high cost of property prices, contributing to the #FixTheCountry Movement.

Accra is ahead of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Shenzhen (China), Moscow (Russia), Paris (France) as well as many other world-class cities.

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Ghana Will Dominate African Football Very Soon : Kurt Okraku

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GFA President, Kurt Okraku has promised that Ghana will dominate African football.

Speaking at a breakfast meeting with the visiting CAF President, Patrice Motesphe, and other dignitaries, the GFA President was bullish in his expectations for the country’s football teams.

“Very soon Ghana will be dominant on the African continent”

He explained that this was based on the performance of the U-20 side, the Black Starlets, who won the U20 African Cup of Nations earlier this year.

He then reminded the attendees that the success of the senior team, the Black Stars at the 2010 World Cup was based on investment in grassroots and juvenile football.

He concluded with the proclamation,

“Ghana must always be at the apex of the sport”

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UCL: Chelsea Thrash Malmo But Lukaku And Werner Pick Up Injuries

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Chelsea thrashed Malmo in the Champions League but lost strikers Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner to first-half injuries.

Andreas Christensen volleyed the Blues ahead from Thiago Silva’s cross for his first goal for the club.

Lukaku was fouled – and injured – for a penalty which Jorginho scored, and Werner then pulled up while running.

Kai Havertz dinked home Chelsea’s third and Jorginho added another spot-kick for the European champions, who are second in Group H behind Juventus.

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