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Anglophone West African countries weather odds to project bright economic prospects, Ecobank research
23-04-2018 | 06:26:19
The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website.
[Ghana] Access Bank commits to Global Reporting Initiative sustainability reporting standards
16-04-2018 | 09:00:00
Access Bank Ghana has committed to issuing a sustainability report following the world-acclaimed Global Reporting Initiative, GRI, Sustainability Reporting Standards.
Siemens invests in Ghana’s energy and engineering
13-04-2018 | 06:29:00
Ghana’s steady socio-economic development has made it one of Africa’s fastest growing success stories, but in order to compete with the world’s strongest nations more investment in energy infrastructure and skills development is required.
Siemens invests in Ghana’s energy and engineering
13-04-2018 | 06:15:32
Ghana’s steady socio-economic development over the past few years has made it one of Africa’s fastest growing success stories, but to compete with the world’s strongest nations more investment in energy infrastructure and skills development is required.
Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat sign agreement to expand broadband connectivity throughout West Africa
10-04-2018 | 08:36:00
Intelsat S.A, has announced that Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement for satellite services to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa.
Seabased signs 100 megawatts wave power plant contract with Ghana
09-04-2018 | 11:15:22
Seabased has been contracted by TC’s Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, to deliver a wave energy plant near Ada, Ghana.
Access Bank signs $25 million facility with FMO, targets women entrepreneurs
04-04-2018 | 12:04:00
Access Bank Ghana has entered into a partnership with its long standing financial partner, FMO, the Dutch Development Bank, for a $25 million facility to boost its lending capacity.
Bank of Ghana cuts policy rate to 18%
03-04-2018 | 11:55:00
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) has reduced the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 200 basis points to 18.0 per cent, citing plummeting inflation and stability of the cedi.
United Bank for Africa declares profit before tax of N105.3 billion
03-04-2018 | 09:10:00
United Bank for Africa has announced its audited results for the financial year ended December 31, 2017, showing significant growth in the contribution and market share from its pan-African subsidiaries.
Siemens hands over industrial automation equipment to 13 engineering faculties across Africa to boost digitization skills
28-03-2018 | 06:52:00
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is having a disruptive effect on economies and the development of digital skills is vital.
Ministry of Energy, Republic of Ghana and National Petroleum Authority to share LPG roadmap
27-03-2018 | 09:59:00
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Deputy Minister (Petroleum), Ghana, and Alhassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer, National Petroleum Authority (NPA) will participate in on stage interviews at the Argus West Africa LPG conference and exhibition on 9 – 10 May in Accra, Ghana.
[Ghana] Linda Dor Hospitality Group tames power costs with installation of solar farm from Redavia
27-03-2018 | 08:27:00
LINDA DOR Hospitality Group in the Eastern Region of Ghana, chose REDAVIA, a global player in rental solar power for businesses and communities, to implement its first solar farm for its group of companies.
Ghanaian Government reschedules mobile money interoperability to May
22-03-2018 | 12:02:00
The Ghanaian Government has disclosed that it will roll out the mobile money interoperability system in May this year.
Ghana's mobile phone subscribers to hit 40 million by 2020 - Jumia report
22-03-2018 | 08:00:00
Ghana’s mobile phone subscription is expected to hit about 40 million in the next two years, according to the Jumia Annual Mobile Report 2018.
Petrogress Inc expands to Ghana through partnership with Platon Gas Oil
20-03-2018 | 14:13:03
Petrogress, Inc. has announced that its Petrogress Co. Limited subsidiary has entered into a Partnership Agreement with Platon Gas Oil Ghana Limited, a limited liability company incorporated in Ghana.
Bank of Ghana releases annual percentage rates of interest charged on loans
19-03-2018 | 13:24:57
The Bank of Ghana on Friday released its latest data on Annual Percentage Rates of interest charged on loans and credit advances and the Average Interest paid on deposits by banks.
Isivuvu Technical Solutions to seek market in Ghana and Nigeria
19-03-2018 | 07:08:00
Gauteng-based civil engineering and multi-disciplinary service company in the built environment, Isivuvu Technical Solutions is eager to seek market and expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria.
Energy Commercial Bank to list shares on Ghana Stock Exchange
14-03-2018 | 11:45:00
Energy Commercial Bank says it plans to float and list shares on the Ghana Stock Exchange to allow Ghanaian investor participation in the future direction of the bank.
Consumer Confidence surges ahead for West Africa - Nielsen research
12-03-2018 | 13:52:00
The latest West Africa Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) figures released by Nielsen for Quarter 4, 2017 show a marked increase and continued positive performance for both Nigeria and Ghana.
Ghana becomes sovereign shareholder in Africa Finance Corporation with $10 million initial equity investment
09-03-2018 | 08:49:33
The Republic of Ghana has marked its 7th anniversary as a Member State of Africa Finance Corporation by becoming a sovereign shareholder in the Corporation, making an initial equity investment of $10 million.
Afreximbank pledges support for Ghana’s Export-Import Bank
08-03-2018 | 06:41:10
The African Export-Import Bank will support the Ghana Export-Import Bank to achieve its objective of playing significant role in driving Ghana’s industrialisation agenda.
AquaVenture Holdings to acquire majority stake in desalination plant in Ghana
16-02-2018 | 13:34:51
AquaVenture Holdings Limited, a provider of Water-as-a-Service™ solutions has entered into a binding agreement with Abengoa Water to purchase a majority interest in a desalination plant in Accra, Ghana.
Eni steps up renewable energy cooperation in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 13:00:00
The Managing Director of Eni Ghana Giancarlo Ruiu has signed two separate MOUs with the CEO of the Bui Power Authority Fred Oware and the CEO of the Volta River Authority Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, on the joint development of power generation from renewable sources.
GE and Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind waste gas to power plant in Ghana
14-02-2018 | 06:15:28
As developing countries embrace innovation that will guarantee faster solutions to energy challenges, GE Power and Marinus Energy have announced a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity.
First wood and furniture testing center unveiled in Ghana to promote industrialization
08-02-2018 | 11:39:00
An innovative, new wood and furniture testing centre in Ghana has been commissioned by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization with support from the Government of Switzerland.
Ireland signs double taxation agreement with Ghana to boost West African trade
08-02-2018 | 06:19:23
Ireland has signed a double taxation agreement with Ghana, an important step to increase trade with West Africa.
[Startup Interview] Heaven Bereket, Co-Founder, BaobabFund, Ghana
31-01-2018 | 10:05:00
At a time when African startups are struggling with access to information on funding and transforming ideas to successful businesses, even as investors express growing appetite for the African startup market, BaobabFund is bridging this information gap.
Nigerian Well Intervention Highlighted at OWI WCA | Accra, March 7-8
30-01-2018 | 16:03:00
As the largest producer in West Africa, Nigeria is quickly becoming a hotspot for well intervention activity
[Ghana] Mobile money deposits hit GHC2.3b in 2017
30-01-2018 | 07:19:00
The amount of money mobilized outside the banking system through mobile money reached record GH¢2.3 billion ending December 2017, according to data from the Bank of Ghana.
AIIM-managed fund acquires a minority interest in Ghana's Amandi IPP power plant
29-01-2018 | 12:18:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers, one of Africa’s infrastructure equity investment managers and a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, today announces its acquisition of a minority stake in the Amandi IPP power plant in Ghana.
JP Morgan announces expansion plans to Ghana and Kenya
29-01-2018 | 09:59:45
The American banking firm, JP Morgan Chase & Co aims to grow its presence in Africa by expanding branches to Ghana and Kenya.
Servair inaugurates a new unit in Ghana, at Accra airport
25-01-2018 | 11:19:00
Servair, an airline catering and logistics provider in France and Africa and a member of gategroup, announces the inauguration of a new unit in Ghana at Accra airport.
Mondelēz International establishes new partnership to protect forests in Ghana
24-01-2018 | 08:42:00
Global confectionery powerhouse Mondelēz International has signed an agreement with the Forestry Commission of Ghana, Ghana Cocoa Board and UNDP, committing to reduce emissions in its cocoa supply chain across Ghana.
[Ghana] Kudobuzz acquires AdGeek, an Ad creation tool
22-01-2018 | 13:08:09
Ghanaian startup Kudobuzz has acquired AdGeek, an ad creation tool used by many online merchants for prospecting new customers and ad retargeting.
ExxonMobil acquires exploration acreage offshore Ghana
19-01-2018 | 06:34:00
International energy company ExxonMobil has signed a petroleum agreement with the government of Ghana to acquire exploration and production rights for the Deepwater Cape Three Points block.
Gemalto to provide Ghana Central Bank with PURE payment technology
16-01-2018 | 12:09:00
Digital security provider Gemalto is providing its PURE white-label payment solution to Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, a subsidiary of Ghana’s central bank that manages the country’s interbank payment processing system.
Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service announce successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine program
16-01-2018 | 09:52:00
Today the Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service are announcing the successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine services across Ghana.
[Ghana] First National Bank appoints Hannah Annobil-Acquah Retail Banking head
11-01-2018 | 11:56:00
First National Bank has appointed Hannah Annobil-Acquah as Head of Retail Banking. Hannah brings on board a wealth of experience in retail banking, having worked in various functions in the sector for over a decade.
[Ghana] TV license payment defaulters will not be prosecuted by law - GBC
11-01-2018 | 09:42:00
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation [GBC], has been directed by its Governing Board not to pursue any prosecution of people who may default on the non-payment of TV license fees.
[Ghana] GCB Bank partners with Morocco's largest bank to consolidate transactions in ECOWAS
09-01-2018 | 11:37:00
GCB Bank Limited and Attijariwafa Bank Group, Morocco’s largest financial institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to broaden and consolidate financial transactions in Ghana, ECOWAS and beyond.
MultiChoice contributes $23m to Ghana’s economy in three years - board Chairman
05-01-2018 | 13:41:00
MultiChoice Ghana has directly contributed over $23million towards Ghana’s GDP in the last three years, according to the Board Chairman Richard Darko.
Ghana Government launches instant electronic ID issuance with Entrust Datacard
04-01-2018 | 14:10:00
Entrust Datacard today announced that its technology will be used by the government of Ghana - through a partnership with Identity Management Systems, a subsidiary of Margins Group - to instantly issue national identity cards to Ghanaian citizens.
Clinigen extends agreement with Eisai to supply three new drugs into 10 African countries
03-01-2018 | 09:00:00
Clinigen Group has extended its exclusive agreement with Eisai Europe to obtain the marketing authorisation and subsequently launch Halaven (eribulin), Fycompa (perampanel) and Lenvima (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:40:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
02-01-2018 | 09:29:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.
Ghana unlikely to license new banks in 2018 - BoG
29-12-2017 | 14:01:00
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said that it may not license new banks in 2018, adding that the move is to help facilitate strict measures to implement the new capital requirement of 400 million cedis ($92million) next year.
Africa’s first multinational blockchain land registry to be launched in Kenya and Ghana
28-12-2017 | 12:03:00
2018 is set to be a revolutionary year for Africa as the Land LayBy Holdings, the parent holding company of a flagship of real estate & fintech companies sets the pace for the incorporation of blockchain technology in the African real estate sector.
Yam Pro signs $180m deal to build wave energy power station in Ghana
28-12-2017 | 11:40:00
Israeli company Yam Pro Energy last week signed a $180 million MOU with Shapoorji Pallonji Group, owners of the TATA Group, to build a wave energy power station in Ghana.
World Bank approve$200 million to support Ghana’s fiscal institutions, jobs, and social security
27-12-2017 | 06:25:00
The World Bank has approved a $200 million International Development Association credit to support Ghana in strengthening its institutions, improving competitiveness for job creation, and maintaining social safety nets to protect the poor and vulnerable.
USAID promotes strategic partnerships in Ghana’s oil and gas sector
21-12-2017 | 13:18:12
As part of a program to improve the competitiveness of local businesses, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Ghana have held a conference for stakeholders in the oil and gas sector.
A.M. Best affirms credit ratings of Ghana Reinsurance Company
20-12-2017 | 10:32:00
A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bb” of Ghana Reinsurance Company Limited (Ghana Re). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.
Top five business risks for West Africa in 2018 - Control Risks report
19-12-2017 | 08:45:00
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018. Still, political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns are among the key risks for businesses operating in the region.
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
19-12-2017 | 08:06:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
Ghana Export Promotion Authority unveils digital market hub
18-12-2017 | 12:24:00
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has launched a national digital market hub, designed to support and guide local exporters and investors in their business interactions .
Africa’s performance over the year 2017: A Q4 summary by ICAEW Economic Insight
18-12-2017 | 09:54:00
East Africa is forecast to show very strong real GDP growth of 5.9% over the full year 2017. The biggest contributor to this expansion was Ethiopia (accounting for a full 2% of regional GDP growth), with its stellar performance of 7.1%.
[Column] Nana Yaa Ofori-Atta: Ghana's big push to attract investment from Asia - Japan, Singapore, China - is well underway
18-12-2017 | 08:53:00
At a breakfast meeting held in Accra on Friday December 15th, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced that "we are today examining the possibilities of arranging for a total of $300 - $500m Ghanaian debt issuance on Asian capital markets."
Siemens and Rotan Power sign agreement for power plant project in Ghana
14-12-2017 | 11:44:00
In order to help Ghana meet its industrialization targets, Siemens and Rotan Power have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and build a combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts.
MTN Ghana and AFB Ghana launch Qwikloan services
04-12-2017 | 12:30:00
In its bid to promote financial inclusion in the country telecom giant, MTN Ghana, has launched a 30-day loan facility dubbed: Qwikloan.
Ghana hopes for reliable and cheap gas supply with Eni project
04-12-2017 | 11:18:31
The Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni and the CEO of Eni Claudio Descalzi visited the FPSO Kufuor, the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading unit in Ghana’s offshore.
Tullow Oil secures $2.5b debt refinancing
29-11-2017 | 11:00:00
Tullow Oil is pleased to announce that it has completed the refinancing of US$2.5 billion of Reserves Based Lending credit facilities.
APM Terminals signs agreement with Ghana and Amend for port access roads and highways
29-11-2017 | 07:41:00
The construction of the new port and logistics hub in Tema will have huge benefits for the Ghanaian economy and the livelihoods of Ghanaian people when opened in 2019.
Kirusa launches new Konnect portal for Ghanaian enterprises
24-11-2017 | 10:50:00
Kirusa, a global leader in communication solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, has launched its Konnect Portal to enable enterprises drive customized flash call marketing campaigns.
Coca-Cola and USAID partnership to provide safe drinking water in Western Region, Ghana
22-11-2017 | 08:52:00
On the 21st of November 2017, Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company (ECCBC), in partnership with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) and the USAID, inaugurated a WaterHealth Center (WHC) in the town of Prestea, Western Region.
Ghana Home Loans breaks ground for the 2,000 unit affordable housing project
15-11-2017 | 07:42:55
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has led the ceremonial ground-breaking of the first phase of a 2,000-unit affordable housing project financed by Ghana Home Loans at Appolonia City, Accra's new city development.
[Nigeria] Stanbic named best private bank in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana
08-11-2017 | 14:00:00
Standard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in Singapore last week, in recognition of its wealth investment and management arms.
Nestlé and Ghana Nutrition Society work to promote food fortification
06-11-2017 | 11:15:00
Nestlé Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Nutrition Society has held a nutrition workshop to foster stronger collaboration to address micronutrient deficiencies in Ghana.
Ghana, Kenya to boost Africa’s trade ties
02-11-2017 | 12:25:00
Leading members of the private sector in Ghana and Kenya have acknowledged that both countries have the capacity, economic and investment credentials to transform and expand trade between their respective regional markets.
[Ghana] Nestlé and IFRC launch the Gha-WASH project to improve access to water and sanitation
30-10-2017 | 08:15:00
According to the 2017 Joint Monitoring Program Report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, more than 3 million people do not have access to improved water and almost 8 million do not have access to improved sanitation in Ghana.
Ghana sows the seeds for growth and jobs through minerals
30-10-2017 | 07:40:32
Despite the significant contribution of the mining sector to the economy of Ghana, the country is far from tapping its full potential in creating strong and sustainable linkages, both within the mining sector and more broadly with other industrial activities.
[Ghana] Onion imports hit Ghc520m
27-10-2017 | 13:19:33
Business Day has discovered that Ghana is making multi-million contributions to the cultivation of onion in neighbouring West African countries.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 06:58:00
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
Access Bank Ghana to receive additional capital from majority shareholder
19-10-2017 | 12:10:00
Access Bank Plc, the majority shareholder of Access Bank Ghana has announced its intention to inject additional capital into the Bank’s operations in Ghana before end of Q1 in 2018.
SITA technology to drive expansion at Ghana’s new international terminal
16-10-2017 | 08:56:00
SITA is providing its passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub.
Vivo Energy Ghana targets motorists with convenience app
12-10-2017 | 12:34:00
Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive licensee of Shell branded products has launched onto the Ghanaian market, a new App for motorists with extensive features in the oil marketing industry.
[Startup Interview] Kyei Faried Owura, Founder, Edwa Global Company, Ghana
12-10-2017 | 09:13:24
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers and players across the value chain.
[Ghana] Airtel, Tigo merger approved by NCA
10-10-2017 | 12:03:00
The National Communications Authority has given approval for the merger between Bharti Ghana Limited (Airtel) and Millicom Ghana Limited (Tigo), to proceed subject to some conditions.
USAID-FinGAP benefits 2000 agribusinesses in Northern Ghana
09-10-2017 | 09:01:00
Over 2,000 agribusinesses in the maize, rice and soy value chains in northern Ghana have in the last four years received more than $135 million in private capital support, thanks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Primrose Properties Ghana raises follow-on investment from AFIG Funds
05-10-2017 | 13:26:00
Primrose Properties Ghana is pleased to announce that it has received a follow-on investment from the Atlantic Coast Regional Fund, managed by Advanced Finance and Investment Group Funds.
Erin Energy Provides Operational Update on Oyo 9 drilling in Nigeria
05-10-2017 | 08:05:00
Erin Energy has announced that funding commitment has been obtained to drill our high-impact Miocene exploration well. Site survey of drilling location has been completed and the well is planned to be spudded during this quarter.
[Kenya] Nimble Group Selects NICE analytics solution to improve customer service
03-10-2017 | 12:10:00
Cloud and on premises enterprise software solutions provider Nice has announced that Nimble Group, an asset management and collections leader, is implementing Nexidia Analytics across all of its customer interactions.
Ghana wins maritime boundary dispute against Côte d’Ivoire
03-10-2017 | 08:15:00
A Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has determined the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, adopting the boundary line claimed by Ghana and rejecting that proposed by Côte d’Ivoire.
Samsung grows young girls' capacity in ICT skills in Ghana
02-10-2017 | 11:16:00
40 employees from Samsung's headquarters in South Korea have gathered in Accra to take part in the company's annual Employee Volunteer Programme (EVP).
[Startup Interview] Paul Owusu, Founder, Logique, Ghana
29-09-2017 | 06:22:15
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu, moved to Ghana and partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form Logique, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.
Momentum for digital payments in Ghana could save country over $230 million within next four years, UN report
28-09-2017 | 06:36:00
Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating an economy where everyone can pay and get paid digitally, instead of cash.
[Ghana] First Atlantic Bank announces investment by Advanced Finance and Investment Group
27-09-2017 | 05:42:48
First Atlantic Bank (FAB) has finalized an agreement with Advanced Finance and Investment Group, AFIG Funds, for an investment in the Bank.
Erin Energy provides update in Ghana
27-09-2017 | 05:21:39
Erin Energy Corporation has said that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea in Hamburg issued its final judgement with regard to the maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire.
Kosmos Energy provides update on maritime boundary arbitration between Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
26-09-2017 | 05:58:30
Kosmos Energy has announced that the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has issued its final decision in the maritime boundary dispute between the Governments of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire.
Ghana's entertainment and media revenue to more than double over the next five years - PWC report
21-09-2017 | 07:08:00
Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s E&M companies compete and generate value, as the quality of the experience they deliver to consumers becomes their primary basis for strategic differentiation and revenue growth.
[Ghana] 25 banks still below 50% of new capital requirement
19-09-2017 | 08:52:00
Over 25 banks in the country will have to race against time to meet the new capital requirement announced by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) as their current capital is less than 50 percent of the 400 million cedis quoted by the central bank.
Allied Exchange Africa launches a cross-network mobile money platform
18-09-2017 | 08:42:06
Allied Exchange Africa has launched its novel digital payment platform, ALEXpay to overcome the lack of cross-network fund transfer and interoperability which currently inhibits the potential of mobile money services in Ghana.
Humaniq launches financial inclusion use Case in Ghana
14-09-2017 | 11:05:00
Humaniq, the Blockchain for Good startup bringing banking to all, has announced the next phase in its roadmap as it launches the Ghana Use Case with a goal to onboard two thousand users and join the Humaniq community.
[Ghana] 10,000 cocoa farmers receive Cargill’s premium payments
11-09-2017 | 08:25:00
Cargill and over 10,000 Ghanaian cocoa farmers are celebrating as the company made its first ever sustainable premium payment by electronic transfer through its Licensed Buying Company (LBC).
iflix launches in Ghana, platform to help market local content
11-09-2017 | 07:33:00
iflix, the Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, has launched its service in Ghana.
[Ghana] Oil and gas sector records marked growth ten years on
01-09-2017 | 13:58:00
Oil and gas is big business in Ghana, and it is only getting bigger! In 2007, the Jubilee oilfield was discovered, and it is containing up to three billion barrels.
IMF approves one-year extension of Ghana aid program
31-08-2017 | 09:49:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an extension of an aid package for Ghana initially worth $918 million that will see the program continue for an extra year beyond its original April 2018 end date, it said on Wednesday.
Ghana converts research reactor to low enriched uranium fuel to mitigate against risks
30-08-2017 | 05:45:00
Ghana has successfully completed the conversion of its only research reactor from the use of high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel, in an international project supported by the IAEA to help decrease the proliferation risks associated with HEU fuel.
National Seed Trade Association of Ghana launched to promote use of high quality certified seeds
29-08-2017 | 10:27:00
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the U.S. government’s Feed the Future Initiative, has launched the National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG).
Mastercard invests in building a cashless Ghana
22-08-2017 | 09:31:55
With aspirations of becoming an African economic powerhouse, Ghana is partnering with organisations such as Mastercard to smartly integrate technology into all aspects of the economy – building for the future, a cashless Ghana.
Ghana launches Country Profile to inform economic growth agenda
22-08-2017 | 05:35:43
The Ghanaian Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s Sub-Regional Office for West Africa, has launched the 2016 Country Profile for Ghana.
The first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum kicks off in Ghana with a call to action
22-08-2017 | 05:12:26
Harvard University will host the first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum (HAAAF) in Accra, Ghana on 24 – 26 August 2017 where global thought leaders will gather to address the challenges, successes and discuss the way forward for Africa.