West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.
Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that Government is working to meet its November 2017 timeline for the implementation of mobile money interoperability.
[Ghana] Regional Maritime University chooses REDAVIA Solar to power campus and establish Renewable Energy Institute
The Regional Maritime University (RMU) has chosen REDAVIA, to implement an alternative solution to existing power grid and reduce dependency on diesel generators.
Tigo Business, the enterprise arm of CIMG Telecom Brand of the Year, Tigo, is launching its first image campaign and it is doing it ambitiously.
[Ghana] GE and Ministry of Health in partnership to give Greater Accra Ridge Regional Hospital facelift
GE, the world’s Digital Industrial Company has partnered with the Ghana Ministry of Health and Bouygues Batimat International with the support of the US Government to overhaul the Greater Accra Ridge Regional Hospital in the Ridge District of Accra, Ghana.
The mobile payments company Fortumo has announced that it has expanded its carrier billing services to 3 new African markets. More than 79 million mobile phone owners in Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania can now make payments for digital services.
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
Scania has established Ghana's first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians. Scania and other industry partners will provide in-kind and personnel support with additional funding from the German Corporation for International Cooperation, GIZ.
Ghana, in collaboration with Switzerland, on Friday launched a Remittance Grant Facility (RGF) of $2.6 million to provide financial assistance to companies to develop innovative remittance products and services at a relatively low cost.
General Electric has announced that it will supply the power generation equipment for the Bridge Power plant project in Tema, Ghana. The equipment, which will be used in the first phase of the project, will collectively generate 200 MW of power. An additional 200 MW of power will be deployed in stage two of the project.
GE Announces Clarke Energy as Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa
GE’s Distributed Power has announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines for six additional countries in Africa, including Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda.
HFC Bank Ghana, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holdings Limited, has appointed Mr. Charles William Zwennes as the new Chairman of the bank’s Board. This follows the resignation of Professor Joshua Alabi from the position.
Tigo, one of Ghana’s leading telecom companies, has partnered with Econet Media’s Kwesé TV, Africa's newest multi-platform Pay TV network, to deliver best-in-class live sports and entertainment to Ghanaian consumers on mobile.
The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charles O. Boamah as Senior Vice-President of the African Development Bank Group, effective immediately.
Newmont Mining Corporation announced plans to extend profitable production at its Ahafo operations by building a new underground mine and expanding plant capacity by more than 50 percent.
A seasoned banker and lawyer, Mr Anselm Raymond Sowah, has been appointed by the Board of Directors of GCB Bank Limited (GCB) as Managing Director of the bank.
Ghana’s Leading Telecommunications Giant , MTN Ghana has relinquished power to its cherished mobile money customers to unsubscribe interest on their deposits.
Airtel Business in Ghana has named Aviat Networks, Inc., the leading expert in microwave networking solutions,their supplier partner of the year for 2017. This award recognizes Aviat as a key partner in driving and achieving Airtel Ghana's business objectives.
Over 25,000 cocoa farmers in Ghana have been registered with a high tech purchasing model championed by agricultural multinational Cargill that allows them to sell directly to the company therefore reaping higher market value for their produce.
In a bid to enhance the work of the media using technology in Africa, Penplusbytes has released its latest social media ratings on Ghana’s Radio, Television and Print media
Econet Media’s Kwesé TV and MTN Ghana have announced that the two will be entering into a partnership. The partnership will see Kwesé TV facilitate the delivery of video content to MTN’s mobile customers.
With economic expansion and a booming population, the demand for energy in Ghana is far higher than current capacity. Now a new report from engineering experts at Brunel University London and the University of Education, Winneba, could shape conversation on the cheapest and greenest energy solutions for the decades ahead.
The USAID/Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project (SFMP), a US Government funded food security project which seeks to rebuild Ghana’s marine fish stock has signed a partnership agreement with the Fisheries Commission and Mobile Network Operator, Tigo.
Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN, has announced a partnership agreement with Uber Ghana to offer free rides for MTN customers.
In celebration of Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual have announced that they will be extending its free money management course that took place in South Africa to its driver-partners in Accra, (Ghana), Lagos (Nigeria) and Nairobi, (Kenya).
A report by Kenyan-based IT firm, Serianu Limited, has revealed that the economy lost a total of US$50 million to cybercrime in 2016.
[Ghana] AfDB co-organizes workshop on Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access
The AfDB in partnership with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Commission and other partners, organized a two-day workshop under the title “Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access in Ghana” on March 23-24, 2017 in Accra.
[Ghana] Buipe Solar Limited receives US Trade and Development Agency grant for feasibility study on solar plant
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant today to the Ghanaian company, Buipe Solar Limited, in support of a feasibility study for a 20 megawatt solar photovoltaic plant in northern Ghana.
American Auto Parts LTD (AAPL), in partnership with TATA Motors Holdings Ghana, is to establish an Automobile Technical Institute to train artisans and mechanics in industrial best practices, in line with the Government’s efforts to transform local industries.
Results Based Balanced Scorecard Certification Master Class in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa
Citizens of the world are increasingly demanding that their governments demonstrate results. The introduction of performance management as a reform output was in response to increasing calls for governments to improve accountability and demonstrate value for money.
In support of Ghana’s Vision 2020 goals, Mastercard has committed its support to helping the country to develop a cashless economy, in furtherance of its push to be an economic powerhouse in Africa.
President Nana Akufo Addo has appointed Mr. John Dekyem Attafuah as the new Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL).
GE Oil & Gas opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana today, expanding its global footprint and supporting local investment.
With 120,000 units sold, almost all within the first six months of its October 2016 global launch, d.light's D30 Pay-Go solar home system is proving to be the fastest pay-as-you-go off-grid solar product to reach scale.
Tony Elumelu visited Ghana as the first stop of his UBA tour of Africa, propagating the ideal of Africapitalism.
American pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer has set up shop in Nairobi Kenya and Accra Ghana representing a novel approach to how Johnson & Johnson seeks to develop partnerships, products and service delivery models that address neglected and emerging health issues.
African Development Bank and Forest Investment Program sign loan with Form Ghana to restore Ghana’s forests
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP), have signed a $24-million loan agreement with Form Ghana Ltd., opening the door to commence the implementation of an innovative project on Public-Private Partnership
The new GH¢5 note which was outdoored by the Bank of Ghana last Friday as a commemorative note of its anniversary will be in circulation today, Tuesday March 7, 2017.
Millicom International Cellular S.A and Bharti Airtel Limited have announced that they have, through their respective subsidiaries, entered into an agreement for Tigo Ghana Limited and Airtel Ghana Limited to combine their operations in Ghana
Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working to build sustainable technology businesses.
Indigenous investment banking firm, Dusk Capital, has entered into an agreement with the International Investment Management Group (IIMG Africa Ltd) that will give the Ghanaian company access to over 300 international mutual funds across the world.
The central bank has reportedly put on hold the billion-dollar deal it handed to Sibton Switch, a local IT firm, to interconnect all payment systems in the country.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is in the process of unveiling higher standards for the securities industry in keeping up with the latest international development and to ensure the growth of the sector.
Latest entrant into the financial sector, Commerz Savings and Loans, is embracing technology to reach and attract the unbanked population into the banking sector.
The Moroccan sovereign wealth fund Ithmar Capital and Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) have concluded a strategic partnership to explore co-investment opportunities in many areas and in several African countries.
MoneyGram and Capital Bank, announced today the launch of MoneyGram’s services across Capital’s Bank network in Ghana.
Construction work has begun on the new $1.5billion container terminal at the Port of Tema in Ghana at the start of January. The terminal will directly create 5,000 jobs.
Telecommunication company Airtel, has partnered with premier digital foodstuff marketing and distribution company, Jaarno to offer Airtel’s high value customers the convenience of shopping for locally grown food items online at a discount.
The recent acquisition of a 27.7 % stake in CAL Bank in Ghana by newly formed investment company, Arise, is set to boost the banking sector in the country.
MTN Ghana has paid GH¢34million as interest to about eight million mobile subscribers and 58,000 agents in the first quarter of 2016.
Adidas in partnership with its official retail partner in Ghana, Nutmeg limited, announced the launch of an e-commerce platform to encourage online shopping of its products in Ghana.
Ghana has gotten its first noodles factory. The move which was powered by the Blow group, manufacturers of Bel-Aqua, will employ about 500 people.
Business leader, Uche Ofodile, has been named Regional Head-Africa for Express Wifi by facebook.
[Ghana] Olam becomes first West African biscuit manufacturer to earn international food safety standard
Olam, Ghana’s Nutrifoods Biscuit factory, has becpme the first biscuit manufacturing facility in West Africa to earn international recognition for compliance in food safety standards after it was awarded the Food Safety System Certification Scheme (FSSC) 22000 accreditation along with the company’s tomato paste plant in Tema.
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