The British Council and Ynaija.com, a Nigerian news website and blog, announced the launching of the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the world.
Ghana Tender and Business News
One of the major highlights of the upcoming Argus West Africa LPG Conference and Exhibition will be a presentation by His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Deputy Minister (Petroleum), Ghana, and Alhassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer, National Petroleum Authority (NPA) as they unveil the future LPG strategy for the country.
The African Finance Corporation, a Nigeria-based multilateral institution focusing on African infrastructure investments, just announced that the Republic of Malawi has joined AFC as only the second Southern African member country.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
Isivuvu Technical Solutions, a civil engineering and multi-disciplinary service company based in Gauteng, South Africa, announced its eagerness to expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria.
The African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF), a nonprofit corporation based in Pennsylvania, announced the distribution of an Additional 50 Free Bamboo Bikes in Ghana's Ejisu, Ashanti Region, and in Kumbungu School District, Northern Region.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
The United Kingdom announced that it will hosting its annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London on 12-14 March 2018 to unlock Africa’s economic potential by increasing trade, collaboration and philanthropy within the commonwealth.
iflix, a Kuala Lumpur-based entertainment service offering unlimited access to TV shows and movies, has announced a two-year distribution agreement with LEGO Systems to provide its subscribers across the Middle East and Africa unlimited access to both stream and download an incredible selection of LEGO Kids content.
GE Power and Marinus Energy have announced their collaboration on establishing a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity.
With the goal of increasing trade in West Africa, Ireland has signed a Double Taxation Agreement with Ghana.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced its plans to up Africa's industrial Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 130 percent by 2025 driving the continent's overall GDP from $2.3 trillion to $5.6 trillion.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigeria-based MainOne won a 15-year contract to provide high-speed bandwidth services with the West and Central African Research and Education Network (WACREN) (www.WACREN.net).
Geodrill, a West African drilling company, has secured its second significant long-term drilling contract with Colorado-based Newmont Mining Corporation, one of the world’s largest gold producers.
Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP), part of Ringier of Switzerland and a major publisher of media and classifieds in Sub-Saharan Africa, just entered into a digital content license agreement with The New York Times News Service and Syndicate, the licensing and syndicate division of The New York Times.
The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit 2018 coming up January 24-25 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, is finalizing its agenda.
The UK-based Clinigen Group plc, a global pharmaceutical and services company, has reached agreement with Eisai Europe Ltd., the European branch of Japan-based Eisai, for marketing rights to Halaven® (eribulin), Fycompa® (perampanel) and Lenvima® (lenvatinib) into 10 African countries.
Israeli renewable energy company Yam Pro Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian business conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group to establish a wave energy power station in the West African nation of Ghana.
Rotan Power, an independent power producer in Ghana, and Siemens of Germany have agreed to develop and build a combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts (MW) at the Aboadze Power Enclave located in the western region.
Ghana's Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, announced on December 15 a major play to Asian investors, to attract funds to finance growth.
As the fifth EU-Africa summit in Côte d’Ivoire gets closer, it is looking more likely than ever that the African Union’s Commissioner for Trade will announce a moratorium on all Economic Partnership Agreements.
Kirusa, an India-based global player in communications solutions over data networks for consumers and enterprises, recently launched its Konnect Portal in Ghana to provide enterprises with customized flash call marketing campaigns.
The 2016/2017 academic year was a banner year for international students attending United States' institutions of higher education. African enrollment in the U.S. hit an all-time high value of 37,735 for the year, after a 7 percent increase over the previous year.