Thanks to the March 2018 signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement AfCTA in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa will soon become home to the largest free trade area in the world.
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The Government of Japan has provided the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) with a grant of US $5 million, targeted to scale-up an important project addressing malnutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity in Ghana.
According to consulting group PwC's just-released annual Africa Oil & Gas Review, the outlook for the continent's oil and gas industry is favorable over the near term. The reason is the industry has been aggressively cost-cutting as price pressures grew tighter.
The African Development Bank has launched a new global program to turn the African Savannah from its current status as "Sleeping Giant" to becoming the cradle of the continent's green revolution.
According to a new report by PwC, Africa's entertainment and media industry, already recognized as one of the fastest growing and innovative regions in the world for media and entertainment opportunities, has entered a dynamic new phase -- a third wave of convergence.
The 2nd Annual Executive Women Network conference, the biggest gathering of women business leaders in Ghana, is coming to the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra on October 12, 2018.
Ghana's renewable energy investment drive received a big boost just two days ago, when the African Development Bank announced it had approved a US $1.5 million grant to expand developments in this aea.
With millions of small family farms growing most of the African continent's food, it is going to take a strong political commitment to drive more rapid production and income of this critically important sector of the economy.
The first regasification terminal plant in Sub-Saharan Africa is about to begin construction in Ghana.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the surprise announcement that automaker VW will be building a car assembly plant in Ghana in the near future.
Africa may have only 2 percent of the world's registered vehicles, but they contribute to a disproportionate 16 percent of all traffic deaths in the world. A special two-day workshop was recently held in Accra, Ghana, to understand the situation and what could be done about it.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
The dry seasons in Ghana's Upper East Region are long and scorching, leaving barren, dry earth. But the region is finding a way to restore those lands to usefulness for agriculture and more.
Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Prize winner and leader from his home country of Ghana, died on August 18, 2018. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada issued a statement recognizing the passing of an Mr. Annan.
A new pan-African award competition has been announced, for a new generation of early stage social innovators in Africa solving tough problems in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) focus areas.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
The Rainforest Alliance just announced SAT4Farming, a new program to help thousands of small-scale cocoa producers in Africa with information and services to improve their productivity and sustainability.
UAE-based global satellite operator Yahsat (www.Yahsat.ae) is acting as a Gold Sponsor for the West Africa Com telecom trade exhibition on July 10 and 11th. It is doing so in advance of a major roll out of YahClick, its flagship broadband service, to partners and customers throughout the region.
Smallholder farmers in Kenya and many regions of Africa are struggling after long-term climatic change effects and extended drought have virtually destroyed what used to be a far stronger agricultural economy. Those farmers must be involved when plans are created to help them recover their croplands for the future.
Effective as of June 21, the Republic of Ghana ordered the suspension of all foreign travel by Ministers, Deputy Ministers, MMDCEs and Heads of Government Agencies.
According to the new 2018 Africa Risk-Reward Index from London-based Control Risks and Oxford Economics, West African economies are seeing improved risk-reward scores this year. The underlying reasons for this are increased political stability in the region, effetive public economic reforms, and rising commodity prices.
Google has announced it will be opening its first African Artificial Intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana, later in 2018.
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.