Google has announced it will be opening its first African Artificial Intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, later in 2018.
Ghana Tender and Business News
An $8 billion project to transform the landscape of Africa and restore drought-stricken areas has started and yet most of the world does not know of it. It is the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative, and involves the planting of a wall of trees over 7,600 kilometers long.
The Africa Financial Sector Deepening Fund, a financial instrument designed to strengthen the capital base of local financial institutions and stimulate Africa's corporate bond market, just received a US $10 million investment from the African Development Bank.
scrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application, was just selected by Rwanda Rugby for its Rugby Management System.
UK Export Finance (UKEF) has placed a full-time representative of its export credit agency -- the world's oldest -- in Ghana, making it the first West African country with such a representative available on site.
Agility, a Swiss-based global logistics provider, just leased Cummins warehouse space in Ghana's Agility Warehouse Park, for a new West African Distribution Center.
Land LayBy Ghana, a pioneer in the "buy-now, pay-tomorrow" land purchase system in Ghana and with offices in Australia and Kenya, a system which uses Blockchain technologies as part of its 'trust-building' solution set, is actively seeking Ghanaian advocates to help map out and acquire dead capital assets to be repurposed by Land LayBy.
SGS, a company headquartered in Geneva which provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services, has been selected by REDAVIA, a solar energy equipment supplier in Munich, to implement its first renewable energy project in Ghana.
Ghana is often praised as one of Africa's best atmospheres for media workers and does enjoy significant press freedom, with a number one rank in Africa and number 23 in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index. That does not mean the press is truly a safe occupation in the country.
On April 30, Marriott Hotels announced the opening of its first West Africa property, the Accra Marriott Hotel in Accra, Ghana.
Standard Chartered Bank of the United Kingdom has signed a memorandum of understanding with CDC Group, the UK's development finance institution, for a supply chain finance program which will increase financing for SME suppliers in Africa and South Asia. The first countries to benefit from this scheme are expected to be Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana and Kenya.
African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences and AfDB Partner To Create MIT-Caliber Research Institution
The African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) has teamed up with the African Development Bank on a project to create an industry-led research institution with the caliber and prestige of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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.
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.