Category archives for: Industry

Farmers Switching Away from Cocoa after Price Slump

April 25, 2018//-Low cocoa prices are driving some farmers out of the sector, Joseph Boahen Aidoo-chief executive of the Ghana Cocoa Board, said.

Dutch Embassy Equips Ghanaian Entrepreneurs for EU market

Accra, April 24, 2018//-The Netherlands embassy in Ghana is building the capacity of SMEs through programs aimed at improving value addition in Ghana’s exports. 

U.S President’s Malaria Initiative Supports Ghana to Launch Spraying Campaign

Kumbungu, Northern Region, Ghana, April 23, 2018//- Dr Eric Tongren, Resident Advisor with USAID/Ghana, U.S  President’s Malaria Initiative has launched an annual campaign in the Northern Region to spray homes to prevent the spread of malaria in that part of the country.

Nigeria Commits $300M to Eliminate Malaria  

  Nigeria has committed to secure US$300 million from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to eliminate malaria in the country.

In Spite Of IMF’s Warning, Nigeria’s Debt Level Under Control, Says Minister

April 20, 2018//-In spite of the warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that debt levels in African economies were rising, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Friday said Nigeria’s debt level was still sustainable and under control.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Construction Growth Moving into Top Spot

April 20, 2018//-The Sub-Saharan Africa region will see the second-fastest construction industry growth of all regions globally over the next five years, driven in particular by strong growth from 2020 when the region will pass the Middle East and North Africa region as the global growth leader, latest report from BMI has revealed.

Major Study: More Than 95% of World’s Population Breathe Dangerous Air

Poorest are hardest hit with many developing countries falling behind on cleaning up toxic air pollution April 18, 2018//-More than 95% of the world’s population breathe unsafe air and the burden is falling hardest on the poorest communities, with the gap between the most polluted and least polluted countries rising rapidly, a comprehensive study of […]

Why I Proposed 1% Profit of Private Sector As Contribution to Health-Dangote

April 16, 2018//-The President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has given an insight into why he is advocating that the private sector operators in the country commit one per cent of their profit annually to funding health care services.

How Grace Mugabe Poaching Claims Benefit Zimbabwe’s New President

April 14, 2018//-The headline on the Zimbabwe Herald could not have made it clearer: “Police tighten noose on Grace Mugabe.”

Japan’s Exciting New Strategy for Africa

April 10, 2018//-Dr Christopher Marks has worked in the financial markets and financial sector advisory, across the public and private sector, for more than 25 years.

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