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Monday, May 28, 2018
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is pitching for an estimated $320 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) to finance three national climate change response projects. The projects, Ghana Sheanuts Scheme REDD Plus, Climate Resilience Land Scheme for Sustainable Livelihoods and a national solar project, are part of the country’s...
Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma has announced the creation of a $10 million African Young Entrepreneurs Fund. “I want that fund supporting African online businesses,” said Mr. Ma, who is Special Adviser to UNCTAD for Youth Entrepreneurship and Small Business.“The money is set. This is my money, so...
A visiting Senior Fellow and Executive Education Associate, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom (UK), Professor Pikay Richardson, has urged financial institutions and telecom companies to be more creative in their operations to attract more customers to their products and services. He explained that in an era where business growth was...
Vegetables and fruits from Ghana have been banned from the Chinese market for failing to meet international production standards. The ban which took effect from the beginning of this year would further plunge the...
The MTN Ghana Foundation in partnership with Women in Tech Africa has launched the maiden edition of the MTN Apps camp for girls, dubbed: “MTN Girl Code: Tech camp for ladies going places.” The initiative is to encourage young women to participate in coding and computer programming, thus increasing the number...
A financial management consultant, Dr Christopher Sokpor, has challenged microfinance companies to take advantage of mobile phone penetration to develop tailor-made solutions for their clients. “The growth in mobile telephony has opened up many more entrepreneurial solutions in service delivery,” he noted. Dr Sokpor was speaking at the inauguration of the...
Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Djibouti are the African countries among the 10 fastest growing economies globally in 2017. This is according to a data-shot by Infinite Potentials Consulting (IPC), a professional services consulting firm...
Robert Bosch Ghana Limited has joined the growing list of companies partnering with Appolonia City, the master-planned city in Greater Accra, through the placement of the Bosch Solution Box at the development. Bosch, a subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool...
In 2016, Ghana’s economy grew by a paltry 3.2%, while the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) recorded negative growth at all levels, but the CDH Balance Fund (CDH BFund) recorded an impressive 33% growth...
Mass audience Free-To-Air satellite broadcasting platforms are relatively new to Africa. In partnership with SES, Multimedia Broadcasting has pioneered their development in Ghana. Russell Southwood spoke to Abdulai Awudu, Director of Programmes, Multimedia...