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.
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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.
The United Kingdom's Adam Afriyie, MP and UK Trade Envoy to Ghana, visited Ghana from November 8-11 to explore commercial opportunities for UK business in the Infrastructure and Oil and Gas sectors.
TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield Africa took place this past week, bringing 12 technology startups together to compete for a US $25,000 prize. Lori Systems of Nairobi, a platform supporting logistics and cargo management for African businesses, was named the overall winner.
Cocoa is one of Ghana's most important exports. Tough competition and diseases have unfortunately eroded its former contribution of 45 percent of the country's total foreign exchange earnings, now down to around 25 percent.
Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), a nonprofit company and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, will be conducting the Fourth edition of their annual 'Merck Africa Asia Luminary' event on the 24th and 25th of October 2018.
With help from the IAEA, Ghana recently completed converting its only nuclear research reactor from the use of high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel. A major objective of the project was to help decrease the proliferation risks associated with HEU fuel.
Ghana is now the first African country to meet Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 1: Eradicating Extreme Poverty and Hunger. It has done so through a variety of programs, which have resulted in steady economic growth averaging over 7% per year since 2005.
Homie Recipes, Inc. of Pella Giannitsa, Greece, is forming a Joint Venture with the West African Stevia Company and KOP Farms located in Ghana, West Africa.
The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) was launched by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on August 24, in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and other development partners.
The first Harvard Africa Alumni Action Forum (HAAAF), currently underway in Accra, Ghana, and running from August 24-26, is bringing together global thought leaders, politicians, business and public leaders, Alumni and friends of Harvard and Africa will gather to address the challenges, successes and discuss the way forward for Africa.
A new analysis from PwC of South Africa says Africa's hospitality sector, especially in its emerging markets, has the potential for high profits thanks to increasing foreign investment and a related growth in the number of foreign travelers coming to the continent.
News broke yesterday that the Bank of Ghana has finally pulled the licenses of two regional banks that were already in trouble for some time.
Ghana has ordered the mandatory and immediate upgrade of Tema Shipyard, critical both for the maritime industry and the country's energy sector.
The African Development Bank is taking action to help protect and stimulate the valuable cocoa production market in Africa. Part of this could be in the form of financial support to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reduce the volatility of the international prices of cocoa.
The 2nd Japan-Africa-Business Forum, with the theme "Investment and Business Opportunities with Africa", was held in Tokyo on July 25-26. Among the many connections made there, one key announcement emerged, as Burkina Faso's ZIL Telecom and Japan's Lequio Power Technology Corporation signed a West Africa distribution contract there.
A new terminal currently under construction at Kotoka International Airport, Ghana's largest airport, is expected to help increase travel to the region with new passenger traffic of 5 million per year.